I have visited prisons, third world countries, and just about every dead end place you could possibly imagine on this earth through volunteer work and none measure to the hopelessness and despair of the Carson Animal Shelter in Gardena, California.
The high kill shelter, which is tantamount to a prison for dogs, is unlike anything you will ever experience in your life. As soon as you enter the facility, you are greeted with the noise, chaos, and acrid smell of dogs in varying degrees of decline. Simply put, hope does not exist at the Carson Animal Shelter.
For a 1-year-old unnamed Chihuahua, she can tell you all about the hardship she is experiencing at Carson if she could talk. Her owner didn