Betty's relaxed, laid back and sweet. She's easy to walk and gets along with people of all ages but since we don't know her history and know she doesn't like other dogs in her space, we feel she needs to go to a home with only older kids, teen and up.
One of our teen volunteers has taken a shine to Betty and took her through basic obedience classes recently and she passed with flying colors! We know someone will thank their lucky stars to have her in their life, we just need to find that someone!
Betty has heartworms but we will see her through this. Heartworms aren't contagious, you and other animals will not contract heartworms from Betty. They are curable when caught early and show no outward symptoms except in advanced cases (coughing). Heartworms are caused by mosquitoes and are all too common here in the south but are completely preventable with an inexpensive monthly pill. Betty is taking a monthly pill (which we will pay for) until a blood test (which we'll also pay for) shows she's rid of them. This could take 6 months to over a year. We've had many happy adopters who've rescued a heartworm-positive dog. Speak to your vet if you need more feedback.
Email Homelesspetsfoundation@gmail.com or call 770-971-0100 for more info. Or fill out an adoption application, found at www.homelesspets.com/adoption-form.
Adoption fees include spaying/neutering, micro-chipping, vaccinations up to date at the time of adoption, one free check-up at Town & Country main vet clinic within 14 days of adoption and a free session with Tenasity dog trainers!
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