Rocket is currently being fostered in Lexington, KY.
Due to Rocket's small size (8 lbs) and history with his leg, he is NOT available to families with small children. Rockets ideal furver home would be one with dogs of similar size and temperament and/or an owner who can treat him like the baby he is.
Rocket is a young (between 8mth to a 1yr old) Minature Pinscher who was rescued from a Craigslist ad after his former owner threatened to toss him out if someone didn't take him. Rocket has had his front right leg completely broken and it was allowed to heal back with out proper care, (probably why his former owners were going to toss him out). Because of this break he has a very pronounced shuffle to his movement and often holds his paw up in a pointer stance.
True Heart has taken him to a vet and orthapedic surgeon, who both say that the break had healed on its own and does not need any additional care. Other than the appearance of a knot where the break took place, he should fully recover.
For personality, you couldn't ask for a sweet puppy. Rocket is a very well mannered, polite, human attached, playful, quiet puppy. He is remarkably well-behaved and appears to be house-trained (very few accidents indoors in the short time his fosters have had him.) Rocket loves to cuddle up tight to his humans, he gives excellent hugs, and enjoys being carried.
If you are interested in learning more about True Heart Pinscher Rescue, the dogs we have available, or how you can help us by volunteering with our organization, please visit our website at http://www.trueheartrescue.org, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Our website also provides links to the adoption form if you are interested in adopting one of our dogs.
True Heart Pinscher Rescue currently operates in IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, NC, OH and PA. We prefer to adopt our dogs out to individuals that live within these states, or within 50 miles of the state border. A home visit is required for all dog adoptions. If a home visit cannot be completed, the adoption will not be allowed.
**Note that we are a 501(c)3, 100% non-profit organization, and all money received in donations goes DIRECTLY to the care of our rescued dogs. Donations are tax deductible.**
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