DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Cassandra Clark walks her dog every day, right past a condo balcony where she first noticed a Husky left out in the heat for hours.READ MORE: Extreme Heat Doesn't Stop Panther Island Pavilion From Hosting First Outdoor Concert In Over A Year
“That dog’s been outside and I haven’t seen any water,” she said.
Several days later, she saw him again, confined.
“He’s in a small crate and all hunched down,” she said. “He’s crying. He’s wailing his little heart out.”
She called Dallas Animal Services and even 911.
“They said it’d be a 24 hour response,” she said. “I said, the dog’s gonna be dead by then.”
So, she took to social media.
“Where are the animal rights activists of Dallas?” she asked.READ MORE: Arrest Made After Man Found Dead In Dallas Construction Site, Police Say
Shared almost 700 times, her Facebook post attracted a local animal rescue.
Its volunteer found not just one Husky, but two, along with 4 cats and 7 kittens.
“They said, ‘Yea, there were 13 animals in that little condo,’ ” she said.
The owner agreed to surrender them all.
Clark is glad she spoke up.
“You never know what you’re gonna find. You have to speak for those who can’t speak,” she said.
Dallas Animal Services says the pets appear to be doing well and will be placed up for adoption.MORE NEWS: United Way Of Metropolitan Dallas Fights Pandemic-Related Learning Loss
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