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My name is Ducky - special needs!

Border Collie/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adoption in Westminster, Colorado - Ducky - special needs
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Evergreen Animal Protective League EAPL - Westminster Location

Facts about Ducky - special needs

  • Breed: Border Collie/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 6847629-14-0066

This is sweet little Ducky.  Ducky is a 3 year-old Border Collie/Terrier mix and weighs a mere 25 pounds. He is super sweet and very playful. He was abandoned at a shelter with no hopes of adoption, and that is when EAPL was contacted. Of course we couldn't say no to that adorable face. Ducky has special needs and is looking for a very special family to love and a home to call his very own.

Ducky is very sweet and everyone he meets falls madly in love with him. He is a regular around EAPL and very popular, he is almost our little mascot. When he first came to us, he was having trouble keeping food down and his kneecaps were dislocated (an old injury that was never corrected). But with lots of TLC and surgery, Ducky is doing great.  He just needs to eat several small meals a day that are the consistency of watered down canned dog food. He also had surgery to correct one back knee and had the other back leg amputated. Ducky gets around just fine and has no idea he has his special needs, so shhh! Don't tell him. He loves people and does great with other dogs. He is submissive in nature. He likes to chase the kitties, but will stop and we don't think he would ever hurt them. He has a couple of foster dog siblings and meets many many more pups at all of our adoption events.  He loves tennis balls and he loves his fenced in yard.  These will be things he will need in his new home!

Ducky is quite the little survivor and has been through  more than any dog should ever have to go through in their life. But despite all of that, he is happy and sweet and playful and a "normal" loving dog. He wants a family he can belong to and that special someone to love him and give him that extra care he needs. If you would like to meet Ducky, put in an app today!

About Evergreen Animal Protective League EAPL - Westminster Location

About Our Rescue Group...

EAPL - Westminster Location is an animal rescue organization based in Westminster, Colorado. Our mission is to rescue, care for, and adopt out abandoned or stray animals in need of loving homes.


We are dedicated to promoting the spaying or neutering of all pets while providing the best medical and nutritional care available. All animals are spayed or neutered and vaccinated before they are adopted.

EAPL saves animals from several shelters in the region, most who are in danger of being euthanized, and finds temporary living situations for them until they are adopted. All EAPL animals are living in boarding facilities or foster homes. If you are interested in an EAPL animal, please send an email to eaplevergreen@eapl or submit an application.

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

Donations - to make a donation please visit http://www.justgive.org/nonprofits/donate.jsp?ein=74-2204391. The Evergreen Animal Protective League is a non-profit organization, staffed entirely by caring volunteers. We have no paid employees and are not supported by taxes. All funding comes from donations from the public, from grants, and from fund raising activities. Donations make it possible for us to meet our mission statement: to continue provide aid to lost, abandoned and suffering animals through rescue, shelter, and education. None of this work would be possible without financial support from people who care. We are very grateful for the support we receive and acknowledge our donors. A receipt is sent if requested and is automatic for amounts over $250. Our 501 (3)c tax exempt number is 74-2204391. If you wish to make a donation to EAPL, it can be done two different ways. Use your credit card to make a donation. Click on the "Donate Now" button below at http://eapl.com/donations.html, and it will take you to www.JustGive.org, who make it possible for us to accept credit card donations. Once you get to their web site, follow the directions and be sure to check the boxes that will authorize them to give us your name, address, and e-mail address so that we may send you a thank you. Send a check by mail to: Evergreen Animal Protective League PO Box 2517 Evergreen, CO 80437 We accept and acknowledge memorial donations for pets and humans. We also send out birthday and holiday greetings when donations are received on another's behalf. So that we may personalize our acknowledgement, please include the pet or person's name and any information that might help us, and be sure to include a name and mailing address for the person we should notify. Thank you for your help.

Come Meet Our Pets...

All animals are in foster care and will attend adoption events

Our Adoption Process...

THE FIRST STEP to adopting an EAPL animal is to fill out a DOG ADOPTION APPLICATION.

EAPL is a foster-based rescue. We do not have a shelter facility where applicants can come look at multiple animals at one time. All of our animals are in foster homes that range from Denver, to Evergreen, to Northeast Colorado - where they are loved and cared for until they are placed in a forever home.

The adoption process begins when you complete an online Adoption Application, naming either one or a few of our Available Animals or providing a description of the type of animal you hope to adopt. Completing an application does not restrict you to a specific animal, nor does it obligate you to adopt.

Once we have received your application and determined that you are a good match for the requested animal, we will contact you. The foster parent will then contact you to arrange a time for you to meet the animal, at which time you can decide if you would like to complete the adoption. You may be asked to visit the animal more than once before taking it home. After your initial meeting with the animal, one of our volunteers will conduct a home visit. This may occur before you take the animal home or when the animal is delivered to you.

Once the adoption is approved, you will need to complete our Preliminary Adoption Agreement and pay the adoption fee. We will keep in contact over the next few days to make sure everyone is happy. If so, we will mail out an official Adoption Contract for you to sign and mail back. At that point, your adoption fee will be deposited.

IF AT ANY TIME AFTER ADOPTION, YOU DECIDE YOU CAN NOT KEEP THE PET FOR ANY REASON, THE ANIMAL MUST BE RETURNED TO EAPL.

Our animals are our clients.
Our job is to find each of out animals the right home. Rejected applications are not necessarily a reflection on the applicant’s home, but rather based on the determination that the home is not the right match. Before adopting, keep in mind that many of our animals have never lived inside a home. Some dogs may never have been walked on a leash, socialized, house trained or spent time with other animals. All, even those who previously have been in loving homes, will need patience and understanding as they learn to adapt to a new life and family. Rescued animals need adopters who will not give up on them if they have accidents in the house, pull on the leash, dig in the yard or act nervous or frightened.

Because of the work done in our foster homes and the care we take in matching animals with the right home, most of our animals will fit in their new homes immediately. But some will not. Many will need some form of training.

An adoption will be successful only if the adopter is committed to seeing the animal through the adjustment period. The rewards are the unconditional love and loyalty of a wonderful companion and the satisfaction of knowing you have given a rescued animal a better life. EAPL wants to support you with resources, education, and encouragement for the lifetime of your pet. Please contact us at any time following adoption for assistance.

Adult dogs $125 (1yr and older) - includes Distemper/Parvo vaccine and Spay/Neuter. Pit Bulls receive a microchip.

Puppies $175 (under 1yr) - includes age appropriate Distemper/Parvo vaccines and Spay/Neuter at our assigned vet. Pit Bull puppies will receive a microchip. Spay/Neuter deposit of $50 is required if not altered at time of adoption due to age.

Adult cats $75 - includes vaccines (does not include Rabies) and Spay/Neuter.

Kittens $75 - includes first vaccines (does not include Rabies). Spay/Neuter deposit required if not altered.

Spay/Neuter Deposit $50 - Per Department of Agriculture's requirement, EAPL will collect a $50 deposit for any animal unaltered at time of adoption due to age. The $50 deposit will be refunded once adopter has shown sufficient proof of alter.

**Microchip info - Microchips will be registered to both EAPL and adopter. EAPL will register the microchip. If animal is lost/found, both parties will be notified. If any changes need to be made to the microchip, adopter must contact EAPLwestminster@yahoo.com

Then you will be on your way to your new life with your new family member!