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Tony La Russa & Baxter … can you help?

By Gary Bogue
Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 5:31 am in ARF, dogs, Tony La Russa's Animal rescue Foundation.

Tony La Russa and Baxter. (ARF photo)
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Two weeks ago, I met the ARF rescue truck and help unload the dogs.  One stood out from the others, with his squatty little bulldog legs and chocolate brown fur.

Baxter was nearly 2 years old and had been housed in the county animal shelter since he was 6 months old as evidence in a criminal case. Alone, no toys and no grass for 18 months on a cold concrete floor, night after night.  Each time the rescue team inquired whether this amazingly good-natured little brown bull dog mix could join the others in the truck … and trip after trip, he had to stand there all alone and watch the others leave.

Finally Baxter was able to join the others in the ARF rescue truck.   He’s been up for adoption here now and we would love to have him find a “real” family who can show him what “fun” means.  Can you help get the word out?
Elena Bicker, Executive Director, Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation,
2890 Mitchell Drive, P.O. Box 30215, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 … 925-256-1ARF

My pleasure! Hey, everybody! Baxter needs a loving home so he can learn what life is REALLY all about. Give them a call, or drop by ARF and meet Baxter in person so you can see what a great dog he is. You can find out more about ARF at

Thanks for caring! /Gary

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One Response to “Tony La Russa & Baxter … can you help?”

  1. Rattakin Says:

    I wish… That is a really cute dog.

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