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Date into Rescue: 8/15/2016
Reason for being in rescue: Owner surrender, owner could not care for.
Foster location: Dreamweaver Farms, Pacolet SC
Special Needs? Yes - Delilah's front legs are malformed. We are contacting a veterinary specialist to see if they can be fixed.
Weight: about 45 lbs needs to be 52 lbs
Height: est 24" at shoulder
Adoption Fee: $200
Fence needed? No
What kind of home would be best for me? Delilah needs a quiet home with lots of soft surfaces to walk on. She needs compassion without pity. Delilah thinks she's just fine like she is because she's been this way all her life. This is normal for her.
What is my personality like? Laid back, and loving. Delilah won't chase balls, she won't do zoomies and she won't be a hiking partner. She love to go for walks in a doggy stroller, where she can feel the wind on her face without the pain in her legs. Delilah's appetite is good, and she is gaining some much needed weight. She often goes outside to pee and poop, but sometimes has potty accidents on her bed. (We think it's because there is only gravel right now for her to go on.)
How I act when I first meet new people: Accepting. Shy, 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: 7 years old, birthdate 8/17/2009 estimated
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.
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