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My name is Messi!

Labrador Retriever/Pointer Mix Puppy for adoption in Palatine, Illinois - Messi
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Messi's Info...

I am housetrained, good with kids, and good with dogs.

Messi's Story...
Hi my name is Messi, I am a male lab mix puppy. I am 13 weeks old and I weigh in at 25 lbs. I am a typical puppy, I like to play and chew on the toys my foster mom gives me, then cuddle with you and take a long nap! I came from a shelter in southern IL with 6 of my siblings, and currently live with my brother Balotelli. My foster mom says that I am the “boss” of the litter. In my new foster home I get to play with three two-legged stepsiblings, my brother, and my three four-legged stepbrothers. My stepbrothers are bigger than me, but that doesn’t hold me back. I spend most of my days wrestling with my brothers or rolling around on the grass outside. I really like to be outside. My human brothers named me after a famous soccer player because I love to carry around a soccer ball, and will chase one as long as you kick it for me! I am working hard with my house training, and my foster mom says I only need a little more practice. I go outside often, and run right to the grass to take care of business. I get to sleep with my sisters out of the crate because we are all doing so well at night. I need work on leash walking, but my foster family loves to exercise so they promise to work on that with me daily. Please consider adopting me…I would love to meet my new forever family soon!! If you are interested in meeting me or have any questions please contact my foster mom at ems1723@hotmail.com. I hope to see you soon!

Facts about Messi

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever/Pointer Mix
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Puppy
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Messi, a Palatine Labrador Retriever/Pointer puppy was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Labrador Retriever/Pointer for sale in Palatine, or seeking a Labrador Retriever/Pointer puppy from a breeder in Palatine.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Palatine already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Palatine breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Labrador Retriever/Pointer breeders who help with Labrador Retriever/Pointer rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Palatine paves the way for another one to be saved.