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Harvey just wants to be loved after being given up by his owner

A KENS 5 viewer noticed his story and introduced him residence to be a part of their household in time for the vacations.


Harvey was adopted by a KENS 5 viewer who noticed his story and determined to add him to their household. Harvey has a house for ther holdays and past.


Our “Forgotten Friends” collection showcases a canine or cat every week that has spent a prolonged time at an space shelter, just ready for somebody to discover them and convey them residence to love. 

Harvey is a 3-year-old Catahoula combine who was surrendered by his owner to a high-kill shelter in Kerr County, and saved from sure loss of life there by Kerrville Pets Alive.

Kerrville Pets Alive! has a mission to save adoptable cats and canines impounded at Kerr County Animal Services from euthanasia within the hopes that each shelter animal in Kerr County will get a real likelihood on the life they deserve.

“Time is limited at these shelters, unlike private (non-public intake shelters) that can pick and choose what animals they take and those animals have more time to find a home,” mentioned Karen Guerriero, President Kerrville Pets Alive! “We have reduced the euthanasia rate substantially over the past three years. The average stay for a pet at KCAS is maybe two weeks at most. Most of the animals are only there for a few days. We have several dogs at the shelter that are set to be euthanized and time is of the essence.”

Initially, when Harvey was first surrendered, he was recognized by Warrior’s Heart, a program in Bandera that trains canines to help with PTSD sufferers, as an excellent match for his or her program. Sadly, Harvey bought anxious within the kennel setting with so many different canines, so he was returned to the shelter.

Harvey weighs about 75 kilos, is neutered and up-to-date on all of his vaccinations. He is a really good canine, realizing how to sit, keep, come and shake with each paws. KPA! believes that he’s housebroken, by the way in which he has saved his kennel clear. 

Harvey in all probability mustn’t be round cats or different canines for the time being, till he decompresses from his time on the shelter. 

He could have flunked out of remedy canine coaching, however he’s undoubtedly trainable. He just wasn’t pleased within the coaching kennels and desires a spot of his personal to study that there actually are good folks on this planet.

Harvey wants an individual or a household to love him in a house setting like his earlier owner as soon as did.

If you have an interest in bringing Harvey residence with you, contact Kerrville Pets Alive! at [email protected]

Are you not fairly prepared to undertake an animal, however would really like to assist Kerrville Pets Alive! with their mission to assist animals in Kerr County? You can donate to their group by clicking here. KPA makes use of their resources to assist with medical care funding, volunteers, rescue, transport, tools and resources to save impounded pets.

KPA! additionally assists Kerr County Pet house owners in want by offering year-round FREE microchips, FREE Vaccine Clinics and FREE pet meals and provides. 

You can donate to KPA by way of their web site at, or mail donations to: 317 Sidney Baker S., Ste. 400, PMB 345, Kerrville, Texas, 78028 or in particular person at 414 Clay in Kerrville. 

You may go to their Amazon wish list on their web site and order pet meals and provides that they want to assist the animals.

Kerrville Pets Alive can be all the time in want of volunteers. CLICK HERE to discover out how one can make a distinction. 

KPA! is internet hosting a Fill the Bowls occasion on December 10 from 8 a.m. till 5 p.m.

Since it was shaped in 2019, KPA! has dramatically diminished the county euthanasia rate of cats and canines. 

If you need extra data go to their web site at [email protected]

You can comply with Kerrville Pets Alive! on Facebook and Instagram.

As we strategy the vacations, please keep in mind that proudly owning a pet is a duty that ought to by no means be entered into with no agency dedication in place to care to your pet for his or her total life. Animals aren’t disposable, and should not be dumped like undesirable trash at a shelter in the event you resolve you now not need them.

Remember whenever you undertake a shelter pet, you save two lives… the one you convey residence with you and the one which now will be saved as a result of the shelter has extra room.

If you realize of a Forgotten Friend that has been missed and continues to be in search of a “furr-ever” residence, contact Andrea at [email protected]

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