A look at what's going on in Trinidad, on H Street, and in the larger area north of Capitol Hill.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Do You Know this Dog? [UPDATE --This Dog is Home Safe]

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A reader found this little dog running loose at 4th and H Street. The dog is now at Wagtime's NW location (1232 9th St. NW).

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UPDATE
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This dog is now home safe.

6 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Isn't Wagtime a kill shelter?

Jul 28, 2014, 9:04:00 PM

 
Anonymous LaMaupin said...

Actually, Wagtime is not a shelter at all. They are a for-profit business that offers daycare, boarding, and grooming services for pet owners. They also help local non-profits by fostering dogs. It appears that two of the organizations with whom they currently work do not even have shelter facilities but instead rely on volunteer fosterers to remove dogs from shelters with high kill rates and give them a chance at adoption. So Wagtime is actually helping more dogs escape from euthanization and certainly is not a high kill shelter itself.

Jul 28, 2014, 10:24:00 PM

 
Anonymous LuckyDog said...

Wagtime has had a lot of complaints from former customers. We had a bad experience when they dropped our dog off at home while we were on vacation (the dog was supposed to stay there for another 3 days until we got back).

Luckily a neighbor heard the dog barking and saved him from potential starvation.

The owners were unapologetic and took 2 days to even respond because they were busy with a conference. That was the last time we used their services, after 2 years of daily day care.

Jul 28, 2014, 10:45:00 PM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

He's cute. Will he be available for adoption if no one comes forward?

Jul 29, 2014, 11:17:00 AM

 
Blogger inked said...

11:17,
I would suggest contacting Wagtime to see what they plan to do.

Jul 29, 2014, 11:24:00 AM

 
Blogger inked said...

This dog is now home safe.

Jul 29, 2014, 11:32:00 AM

 

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