Dog Name: Diesel
Suspected Breed(s): Labrador mix
Age: 3 years old
Weight: 58 lbs
Personality: Friendly, Playful, Affectionate, Active, Trainable, Energetic, Outgoing, Funny, Loyal, Protective, Snuggler, Easy to Please
Observations with Dogs: Good with other dogs. Enjoys playing with the resident dog in his foster home. Diesel can be dominant towards other dogs.
Observations with Cats: Untested
Observations with Kids: Very curious about kids. Diesel is a high energy pup and would do best in a house with older kids.
House Training Progress: Untested
Crate Training Progress: Not crated at current foster home
Location: DC area foster
Rescued From: Cleveland Co, NC
Additional Information: Diesel is one of the sweetest dogs out there! He will truly be a special companion. He wants all of the love humans can offer. His current foster describes him as "melty" because Diesel will just snuggle up with you and “melt” in your lap. Diesel is a quick study and easy to train. He loves to take walks and explore the neighborhood. Diesel just needs a few biscuits and he will adore you forever! Apply today to bring this sweetie home!
If you are interested in meeting a dog, we require an adoption application. Visit http://www.citydogsrescuedc.org/adopt.html to apply. If a dog has "HAS APPLICATION" listed, they are still available to receive additional applications but also may be in the process of being adopted soon.
If a dog has "NEEDS FOSTER" listed, they are still available for adoption. Information about our current dogs in need of fosters can be found here: http://www.citydogsrescuedc.org/current-dogs-in-need-of-a-foster.html and the application to foster is here: http://www.citydogsrescuedc.org/foster.html.
City Dogs Rescue is a foster based rescue in Washington, DC. We do not have a shelter. We focus on local adoptions in DC and the metro area of Maryland and Virginia. CDR has a thorough adoption process in order to find the best possible fit for each of our dogs (we do not operate under a first-come, first-served model).
Prior to arrival, all of our dogs are spayed/neutered (unless specified) and given shots for Rabies, Distemper DHPP, and Bordatella. They are tested for Heartworm, Lyme, Anaplasma, and Ehrlichia. They are dewormed at least twice and given a health check by the vet. Most dogs will have a house training accident in the initial days in their new home and we cannot guarantee any dog is housebroken or crate trained. Our adoption fee is $395 (including puppies) unless noted -- senior dogs are available for an adoption fee of $200.
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If you are interested in meeting this dog, please visit: www.citydogsrescuedc.org/dog-adopt.html
City Dogs Rescue is a rescue, not a shelter, and our dogs are located in temporary foster homes in the Washington, DC metro region. Adoption fee, home visit, and application required. CDR charges an adoption fee of $395 unless specified. This fee typically includes health care provided before adoption: all age-appropriate rabies, distemper, and bordetella vaccinations, flea and heartworm prevention prior to adoption, spay/neuter procedure, microchip when available, SNAP test for parasites, initial health check vet visit when going from the municipal shelter to City Dogs Rescue, and pre-adoption health care for dogs over the age of 1 year as needed. For puppies too young for spay/neuter: The fee is the same but does not include the cost of spaying and neutering.
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