Smokey is a beautiful, loving boy. He is friendly, happy and currently boarding with local trainers and their dogs. So he's learning manners and getting excellent socialization.
Smokey lost his home when the family was evicted. Neighbors donated to his care because he was extremely underweight and had never been to the vet. He has recovered wonderfully and is still working on getting to an ideal weight. Once he is completely healthy, he will be spayed and treated for heartworms. (Psst...Smokey would love to have a foster or adoptive home to recover in!)
Smokey doesn't seem to have experienced abuse, just neglect due to the poor financial status of the original family. Despite a perhaps hungry and outdoor existence, he is extremely trusting of people.
Smokey is finally healthy enough for heartworm treatment. The treatment involves two injections over two days and then crate-rest for 30 days, with short leash walks only. We would be fine for this treatment happen in a foster/adoptive home, if caretakers are willing. Otherwise, she should be fully recovered in the February timeframe.
Smokey will make a great and loyal pet to whomever gives her the chance.
Age: 2 Years Old
Weight: 50 Pounds
Temperament: Gets along with kids, dogs, but not cats
Training: House and obedience-trained
Vetting: Spay/neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, and heartworm treatment in progress
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