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My name is Wally- HW +!

Norfolk Terrier Dog for adoption in Spartanburg, South Carolina - Wally- HW +
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I'm being cared for by:
Carolina Poodle Rescue

Facts about Wally- HW +

  • Breed: Norfolk Terrier
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 9751056-16-0065
Wally walrus is looking for someone with patience and a strong leader personality.

Thank you for your interest in a rescued dog.  Our descriptions contain all that we know about this dog today.  We'll update as more information is known. 

We urge all of our potential adopters not to fall in love with a picture.  While we like to know what you like in looks, a dog is more than a pretty face.  Our goal is to match you with the best possible pet for you and your home.  We want to create furever families. 

Are you looking to adopt within the next 30 days?  If so please visit our webpage at www.carolinapoodlerescue.org and complete the application.  You'll find it in the menu on the left hand side.  You'll also find a total listing of all our dogs available. 

Just browsing but interested in poodles and poodle mixes?  Please drop a note to applications@carolinapoodlerescue.org with your name, address and phone # and email.  We'll add you to our mailing list.

thanks
the CPR Adoption team

 

Date into Rescue: 3/5/16
Reason for being in rescue:  stray
Foster location: Dreamweaver Farms, Pacolet SC
Special Needs?  yes, Wally has tested positive for heartworms.  Wally was a candidate for the fast kill heartworm treatment and given the first injection but unfortunately the stress of the process prevented him from completing treatment.  When adopted, Wally will be sent home with a one year supply of heartworm preventative.  We encourage anyone interested in Wally to please research heartworms and their treatment protocols. 
Weight: 35 pounds
Height:  est 10" at the shoulder

Adoption Fee: $ 125

Fence needed?  no

What kind of home would be best for me?   Wally is looking for a home with a dog savvy adopter that will be a strong pack leader.  Wally is the type of dog that you have to show him you are in charge and that you aren't going to put up with any shenanigans.   Once you have earned his respect as pack leader he is the most loyal and lovable companion you could ask for.   He is bonded to one of our caregivers and she can do anything she wants with him.  Wally prefers to have all the love and attention all to himself and would do best in a home as the only dog.

What is my personality like?  In the beginning,  Wally was a little difficult and headstrong, but now he that he is comfortable and used to the routine he is much more agreeable and obedient.  Wally is very eager to please and responds well to verbal correction.  He already knows how to sit and is learning how to wait at thresholds (doors, gates, etc).  He knows the wait command but if you don't make him do it he will try to sneak on in the door.  Wally doesn't like being outside and prefers to just go out to use the potty and come right back in.  He would make a great lap dog as he loves to cuddle and spend time with his person.  Wally earned the nickname Wally Walrus because he resembles a walrus and always rolls over for a belly rub. 

How I act when I first meet new people:  Wally is a little apprehensive of new people, but warms up quickly.  

House trained?  Dogs can be house trained if they are in the right environment and are allowed to follow a schedule as long as a physical reason doesn't keep them from being trained.  A dog house trained in my home may not be in yours.  We will help you teach your new dog this necessary skill and based on your schedule.

My age: 4 years old

Please note - we do not ship dogs.  If you are interested in adopting, please take a look at the distance between the foster home location and your location and make sure you are willing to make that trip.

To apply, please visit our webpage at www.carolinapoodlerescue.org and visit the tab on the left that directions you to the online application.

Please note that when screening applications, we look at the entire home and then make suggestions based on what would be a good fit for your home.   You are not being screened for a specific dog although we are looking to see what type of dog interests you - poodles or non poodles, color, age, etc.  Others here may be a better fit for you.  It is very difficult to get to know a living animal from a picture and a short description.  Since we are constantly getting in new dogs, this may be a  dog not in our listings yet.  We want you to be very happy with your new companion and will make suggestions based on what you tell us about you.

You can also read our adoption tips page for hints and helps on adopting a rescued dog.  http://www.carolinapoodlerescue.org/AdoptionTips.shtml or for general information on Carolina Poodle Rescue, please visit our FAQs -  http://www.carolinapoodlerescue.org/FAQGeneral.shtml

 

About Carolina Poodle Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

Carolina Poodle Rescue is a no-kill/limited entry private rescue group; we believe and support the No More Homeless Pets and spay/neuter initiatives. We are a registered 501(c)3 non-profit. Our ein is: 20-3192287

All animals adopted from Carolina Poodle are spayed or neutered before being placed. We provide sanctuary and rehabilitation and, when the right home comes along, rehome poodles and other needy small dogs. We maintain a waiting list of homes and most of our animals are placed from this list.

Our efforts are funded solely through adoption fees and donations.

Our Mission

To rescue, rehabilitate, offer permanent sanctuary and, when appropriate, rehome needy poodles and small dogs.

To encourage the human-animal bond by promoting activities that serve to bring animals and their people closer together

To support the efforts of those in the animal rescue community seeking to end euthanasia as a means of population control.

Our Adoption Process...

Adoption FAQ (read before applying):

http://www.carolinapoodlerescue.org/FAQAdoption.shtml

Current Adoptable Dogs:

http://carolinapoodlerescue.org/OurAdoptables.shtml

Adoption Application:

http://carolinapoodlerescue.org/AdoptionApplication.html