His name doesn't lie, this little guy really is Lucky! At around 10 years old and weighing around 16 lbs., Lucky found himself homeless and in Philadelphia's animal control shelter after being picked up as a stray. What's truly remarkable about Lucky's story is that he survived on the streets of Philly all on his own while being almost completely blind and deaf! While he may be considered "special needs", Lucky does not let his disability slow him down a bit! He's now living life in a foster home with other dogs, cats and kids!
Lucky is such an easy-going little guy that he seamlessly fit right in with his foster family which includes both large and small dogs, cats and younger kids. He's very happy to lay on the couch next to you and loves his naps. He's very much a people-dog and loves attention. He doesn't mind being picked up and is great about all body handling. He especially loves belly rubs and chin scratches! Lucky is housebroken and will let you know when he needs to go out for a walk by giving some barks. He's also great about letting you know when he needs something, like to find the water bowl or that he's hungry. In addition to being mostly blind due to cataracts and having a hard time hearing due to his age, Lucky has a mild heart murmur which is common in dogs and requires no further treatment at this time. This adorable, muppet-like dog will make a great addition to just about any family!
Lucky is available for adoption through City of Elderly Love! He is vaccinated, microchipped and will be neutered prior to going to his forever home. He is also heartworm and lymes disease negative. Interested in meeting him? Visit www.cityofelderlylove.org to complete an online adoption questionnaire or email us at email@example.com!
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