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PLEASE READ ALL THE INFORMATION BELOW, AS WE ARE A VOLUNTEER NETWORK AND PROCESS APPLICATIONS WELL BEFORE ANSWERING EMAILS. THIS IS BECAUSE ALL OF THE INFORMATION WE KNOW ABOUT OUR DOGS IS BELOW IN THEIR LENGTHY BIOS. IF YOU EMAIL RATHER THAN PUT IN AN APPLICATION, YOU WILL UNFORTUNATELY MISS OUT ON THIS PUPPY.
AGE: 8 weeks old
SIZE: Bernice's mom is a 20 pound cavalier spaniel mix and her dad is a 100 LB mutt...therefore, we have NO idea how big or small Bernice will be. If size matters, this is not the puppy for you. Bernice right now is 9.9 pounds at 8 weeks of age, so she will DEFINITELY be at least a medium size dog, but again, we have no idea, so if you have size restrictions you are not a fit for this puppy.
ADOPTION FEE: $195
VETTING COMPLETED: Spayed, rabies, 1st DHLPP, wormed, heartworm and flea prevent applied, microchipped (as she is only 8 weeks you will need to do additional DHPP and worming with your vet)
HOW TO ADOPT: An application is REQUIRED WWW.CTHAR.ORG is where to find the application. That is the 1st step. ALL other steps are outlined at WWW.CTHAR.ORG
MORE INFORMATION: ALL info we know about this puppy is below. Once again, we process applications before emails so an application is required. She will receiving MANY applications please be patient we are an all volunteer network.
IN HER WORDS: Hellllllo my new friends! My name is Bernice and I am an 8 week old puppy who found myself at the County Pound along with my mom, dad, and 5 other siblings. The other siblings were adopted from the pound, but my potential family backed out at the last minute so rather than make me have to go back to the scary pound alone, the pound found this wonderful rescue so that I could go into a foster home! So far, that has been the bomb let me tell you. I have 2 human boys who exercise me and snuggle with me and well we are just having an absolute blast. Being that I am just a baby, I certainly need a whole lotta exercise so if you are not into physical fitness or do not have active children who are on board with being my fitness instructor, then you really should just consider an older dog who is already sedate like yourself. I mean no offense or anything, I am sure one day, I too will want to rest and relax, but those days are a lonnnngggg way off. You know what they say...a tired puppy is a good puppy. A bored puppy is what you folks say is "a bad puppy" but that is absolutely not true. I mean I am young and I have a lust for life as I should. So I know everyone wants to know ....HOW BIG WILL SHE GET? Well that is a million dollar question that no one can answer, so if size matters to you, then I am NOT the puppy for you. PLEASE do not assume I will be a certain size because the truth is my mom was only 20 pounds and my dad was a whopping 100 pounds (you read that right) so with my current size the ONLY thing we know for sure is that I will DEFINITELY not be my moms size. NO WAY. I am 8 weeks old and 9.9 pounds, that is pretty significant. NO the rescue is not going to guess bc they have no way of knowing what I will top out at....they only know that it is quite obvious I will NOT be under 40 pounds. The next question we get is WHAT BREED IS SHE? Well again, dad is an absolutely Heinz 57 mutt and mom is definitely a cavalier so I will be a good ole fashion American Heinz 57 mutt. The flat coat retriever is based on what I look like but even if it is in there...there is sooooo much else in there so no way to know for sure other than dad is a cream colored HUGE wirey looking guy!!!! So if breed is important to you, again, not your girl. Now if it has been a while since you had a puppy let me refresh your memory about what it is like to have a puppy. Think newborn baby. YEP, I am NOT potty trained at all. I love to chew anything so you will most definitely need to have many many puppy items on hand for me to chew. No worries, if you do not have anything for me to chew I will FIND something to chew I mean after all you guys likely have furniture, shoes, carpet, etc. etc. In fact, I was bored the other day and didn't see a toy right in front of me, so I decided to chew on a basket, I mean it was entertaining. HOWEVER foster mom saw that and IMMEDIATELY replaced the basket with a nylabone and another cute toy for me to play with and I forgot all about the basket. Us puppies can be easily distracted. If you have never crate trained a puppy now is the time to look into that because if done PROPERLY it will prevent chewing, potty accidents, and keep me safe from wires, etc. when you cannot have your eyes on me. Also, with all the exercise I am getting, I do sleep pretty well in my crate, but once I awaken, I will howl and howl and howl because I sure do have to potty IMMEDIATELY. No you cant get dressed first, or even put on your shoes, I gotta go and I mean as soon as I wake up. I can sleep pretty well at night, but when I am up and active, I have to potty a lot. I mean I am a baby and my bladder is still growing, so the more active I am...the more I gotta go, so if you have a super busy schedule and are gone 8 hours a day, that is NOT going to work for the next few months while I grow, you will need to have some sort of alternative plan for my potty schedule...please be sure to indicate what that plan is for these fine volunteers on your application because they want ONLY the best for me and let me tell you, you may not like it, but too many people in this world do not take their commitment to their pets seriously, so it is their "volunteer job" to make sure that I am never homeless again. That I am only loved, educated, and treated with the best possible care, as a lifelong member of a new family. Understand though, there is ONLY one of me and within 24 hours there will be MANY MANY of you that want me, so do not be discouraged or upset if you are not the one chosen, as there are still a whole lotta homeless puppies and dogs out there. Now back to the puppy reminders, also along the time issue...I will need to eat 3 times a day for the next few months. Keep that in mind as well. So far, I am such a wonderful girl with the best temperament. I am VERY well socialized and I love kids, all humans in fact, and other dogs! I have not been around cats yet, but honestly I am only 8 weeks old so there is no reason your cat and I cannot live happily ever after. So to recap: My new owner needs to have a lot of time on their hands to train me. I have NO training at all. They need to have a schedule that allows to let me out frequently during the day and night. They need to have a fitness and exercise plan for me so that I do not get bored and into trouble. They need to have the money to take care of the rest of the shots I will need after 12 weeks of age and for an additional worming. They will need to keep me on heartworm prevent (I just had my 1st Revolution yesterday so that will be due every month on the 14th of the month). My new family will need to be 100% committed to making me a valued and loved member of their family for as long as I live. That God willing should be the next 12 to 16 years. PLEASE do not apply to adopt me if you do not have the time or patience to train me. So now is the time I tell all of you reading this and I am quite certain there are MANY MANY MANY of you, to go and complete the application in its entirety at: WWW.CTHAR.ORG
Please complete it fully, honestly, and in detail.
Bernice , Cavalier King Charles Spaniel & Flat-Coated Retriever Mix has been shared from Shelter Exchange.