Hi, I'm Petey (formerly ET), a Flat Coat Retriever mix boy being fostered in MEMPHIS, TN.
I was found wandering in Haywood County TN. I was very thin, had only a few scattered hairs due to severe mange and skin infections and was heartworm positive. People were very nasty to me when I looked funny, so I'm still anxious in new situations. I got my name 'ET' cuz I didn't even look like a dog (and Foster Mommy is silly)...if you don't believe me, look at my 'Before Pictures.' I'm still growing my hair back, but my coat keeps getting nicer!
I have gotten the treatment I needed and am much better now. I'm a playful, happy, silly boy, though I'm shy at first meeting. I will attempt to play with anyone and anything. I love my big, soft bed, and my 'babies'(toys). I am very gentle, and never tear up my toys, I just like carrying them around. I am fully house friendly and have an adorable goofball personality once I feel secure.
I have been around older children (7 & 9) and did very well! I also have no reaction to cats. I like other dogs, although I can play a bit rough with other dogs, but will listen when told to stop. I also have to be fed separately from other dogs, because I was starved, but I am not food aggressive with humans.
I'm good on leash and love car rides! I would enjoy life with a loving person or family who will play with me and throw toys for me.
Would you like a silly boy to bring joy into your life?
My requested adoption donation is $100 in El Paso and $125 dogs, $95 cats in Memphis, which includes my spay/neuter, all my vaccinations and medical care, microchip implantation, collar, leash, ID tag, health check-up and one month of free pet health insurance (some may restrictions apply).
If you want to adopt me, please fill out our on-line 'Application to Adopt.' (NOTE: Dogs marked 'Available for Sponsorship' are not adoptable at this time. Please check back or mark them as a 'Favorite' and you should be notified when they do become available for adoption.)
If I’m not exactly what you want, please visit my other friends in rescue at From The Heart Animal Rescue .
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