Fostering in New England!! Pocket Pittie Alert!!
Despite everything that Babs has been through- she greets every person with a wagging tail and a wiggly butt. You'd never know that she once lived a life of abuse and neglect. Those days are behind her, and thanks to our friends at Happy K9 in Somerville, MA, and PAWS New England, Babs is onto bigger and better things!!
Babs is a gorgeous pocket pittie at just 45 pounds. She absolutely loves people and her most favorite activity is cuddling on the couch. She enjoys going for walks, playing fetch and chasing balls. Babs continues to work on leash reactivity with dogs and has completed training with Heather Gutshall at Outbound Hounds. She will need some continued training and structure to keep up her success.
Babs is getting along great with her laid back foster brother! She could do well in a home with another laid back dog and will need slow introductions to new dogs. Her foster mom is dedicated to her success and will help with post adoption support including help with dog introductions.
Babs would make a wonderful companion for a dedicated family! She is perfectly crate trained and house broken. Now she just needs a family to call her own!
If you've been looking for a new best friend and you think Babs could be THE ONE, we'd love to hear from you!
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Breed: Pocket Pittie
Age: 6 years old on 4/18/16
Weight: 45 pounds
Vaccinations: Up to date
Microchipped: Will be prior to adoption
BASED ON OUR OBSERVATIONS:
Good with Dogs: Yes with slow introductions and best with calm or laid back dogs
Good with Cats: No
Good with Kids: Yes, best with children 8 and older
Adoption Donation: $200
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Please note: Paws New England is a foster-based rescue. We do not have a brick and mortar building to house the dogs we rescue. We have found that dogs in foster homes are much more adoptable because they have been observed in a home setting. Dogs listed with Paws New England typically reside in various locations throughout the south (primarily Tennessee, Texas, and Arkansas) and New England (not necessarily in the state of Rhode Island). You will be notified by the adoption coordinator of the location of the dog you are interested in so you have the ability to decide whether to pursue adoption or not.
Dogs transported to New England are done so at a fee of $150.00 paid directly to the transporting company by Paws New England; no additional transport costs are responsibility of adopter. This fee is included in the adoption donation.
Adoption donations cover pre-adoption vet costs (including vaccinations, spay/neuter when age appropriate, and heartworm testing/treatment when necessary), a microchip, and transportation to New England if necessary.
Donations for our young, healthy puppies and dogs support their fellow canines of advanced age or suffering from injuries and abuse whose donations are reduced but whose veterinary costs are typically much higher. We appreciate your understanding that your dog will help others in need.
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