The Humboldt County Animal Shelter’s Longest Resident, Rocky, Needs a Forever Home

This is a press release from the Humboldt County Animal Shelter:

Humboldt County Animal Shelter’s longest resident, Rocky, has been waiting since Dec. 13, 2017 to be adopted. He has gone overlooked for nearly seven months despite having a plethora of positive attributes: good with kids, good with other dogs, very affectionate, and gives great kisses. (Not sure about cats.)

Rocky is truly a breed ambassador and recently represented for all pit bulls at the 2018 Kinetic Sculpture Race. During the break test he easily sat and laid down for the crowd on command! He’s a volunteer favorite. Shelter volunteers have recently teamed up to help Rocky find the perfect forever home.

After hearing about Rocky’s story, Markus Milligan, Director of Upward Hound Pet Rescue, in McKinleyville, CA, immediately volunteered to film a short promotional video. In less than two days, that video has been seen by over 2,400 people on Facebook. Please visit, like, and share Rocky’s Facebook page, by clicking here.

For more information about adopting Rocky, please go here: -county-animal-shelter-ca866/. Or call (707) 840-9132. Or visit him at 980 Lycoming Ave, McKinleyville, CA 95519.

This video, which Markus shot with a cell phone camera, has inspired shelter volunteer Billy Cook to set up a GoFundMe to raise video equipment funds for Upward Hound Pet Rescue. Please go here to support Upward Hound’s Video Equipment Fundraiser to continue to help shine the spotlight on dogs that keep getting overlooked:



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