The birds darken her doorstep, perch on her roof and bristle in the trees above.
The saddest part? The dog doesn't kick all of their asses.
In fact, Guilford County Animal Control was called to the scene by a concerned neighbor, the Facebook post notes. The dog appeared too despondent to care.
The officer took the dog, an 8-month-old pit bull named Lilo, into custody to keep the vultures from hurting her.
But those birds, despite their ominous reputation, proved not to be harbingers of doom. Rather, the opposite. They brought tidings of a new life.
An animal control officer left a note on the door of Lilo's owner's house, the Greensboro News and Record reports. The owner called later and said the dog would soon be claimed.
But Lilo was never claimed. Last week, a local family began fostering her - and giving her the love and attention she so desperately needed.