ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. -- Charlotte-area animal lovers are rallying around a local pup who will be euthanized unless he is adopted by 4 p.m. Tuesday.

According to Pet Finder, Dawg is an American Bulldog and mixed breed. He is up for adoption at the Rowan County Animal Shelter.

The shelter told NBC Charlotte that Dawg's time was "extended" from Monday, however, if he is not adopted by 4 p.m. Tuesday, he will be euthanized. 

Local dog lovers have been sharing his photo and using the hashtag #SaveDawg in an effort to get the pup adopted before the looming deadline. 

For more info on Dawg, click here. For Rowan County Animal Shelter's contact info, click here.