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My name is Fred!

Basset Hound Dog for adoption in Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania - Fred
Photo 1 - Basset Hound Dog for adoption in Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania - Fred
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I'm being cared for by:
Mureille's Place - A Senior Dog Sanctuary

Facts about Fred

  • Breed: Basset Hound
  • Color: Tricolor (Tan/Brown & Black & White)
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
6/2016 -- Fred still awaits his new home but is happy here at the Sanctuary hanging with his friend Buddy-George. At 16 yrs old, Fred needs more potty breaks than ever and has accidents in his bed during the night. Spring is here which means more time outside napping in the sun and we always have lots of treats for Fred. He LOVES his biscuits!

9/2015 -- Fred is about 15 but is very lively still. We know that will make it hard to find him a home, but we are always looking for that special someone that can look past a number and provide a home for a dog in need. Fred LOVES food, biscuits and naps....in that order, lol! He loves to be petted and have his back scratched and going for walks. He hates having his ears cleaned but let's us do it.

Fred needs a house with a doggy door or frequent potty trips as he has a hard time holding it for long amounts of time. He can do stairs and makes it up on the couch for naps, too. If you are interested in Fred, pleased call Barbara at 570-579-8172

About Mureille's Place - A Senior Dog Sanctuary

About Our Rescue Group...

Mureille’s Place is a small home-based 501c3 rescue. We are a cage-free no-kill facility that provides a safe haven for unwanted senior dogs until they can be adopted into a forever home or if unadoptable, live out their remaining days with love, dignity and respect. The sanctuary is located on 7 wooded acres that include several walking trails that the dogs enjoy year round. We are very proud that we are an all volunteer rescue and do not have any paid staff or board members and that all tax deductible donations go to the rescue operation.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Visits to the shelter are by appointment only. Please call Barbara at 570-579-8172 to arrange.

Our Adoption Process...

Our adoption process includes a pre-adoption interview to determine the type of home you will provide and will aid us in finding the right dog for you. We prefer that the dog do a “weekend” visit or longer before adopting to ensure that both the adopter and the dog are sure that it is a good match. There is an application to be filled out, a home visit and adoption donation typically from $50 - $150 (non-refundable). All dogs are spayed or neutered and are up to date on all shots.

We have also launched our "Seniors for Seniors" program where we do not charge a fee at all to qualifying senior citizens who adopt one of our seniors.

We are also working on a program that would allow a senior to adopt one of our seniors and we would take care of food, vet visits etc and be a place for the dog to come back to if the adopter had health issues and needed to be hospitalized or worse, passed away and there were no family members to take the dog in. This would greatly benefit seniors on a fixed income who want to own a dog but can't provide for them or are afraid that they will not outlive the dog. We are searching for funding for this program and will launch it as soon as that funding is found.