I'm being cared for by: Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center
Help me get seen & adopted!
Facts about Dory
Breed: Chihuahua Mix
Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
I am already spayed.
Dory is a sweetie. Dory is a very nervous, shy, and undersocialized girl who is overwhelmed in new situations and needs time to adapt and learn to trust. Dory came to the shelter with large and painful inguinal hernias and underwent intensive surgery by our vets to repair these hernias. Surgery went very well but Dory needed an extended period of recovery before she became ready for adoption. Thanks to Friends of the Shelter, Dory has fully recovered from her surgery in a foster home and is meeting new people every few days in an attempt to slowly but surely show her that new friends are good things. Dory is now ready for adoption physically and is looking for a special someone who will be patient with her as she continues to grow socially/mentally. Dory can be quite a snuggler when she finely lets her guard down - her affection is worth waiting for. No kids under 12years of age. Fenced yard required.
Dory is in foster care, so if you are interested in meeting her, please complete an application and submit it either online via our website, in person to the dog shelter front desk, or via fax to 614-525-6658. Once your application has been received, we will put you in touch with Dory's foster mom to learn more about her..
Wallflower Shy yet charming canine searching for patient owner with relaxed lifestyle. Looking for gentle guidance to help me come out of my shell. Treat me sweet and kind and I'll blossom.
Primary Color: Tan Secondary Color: White Weight: 9.3 Age: 5yrs 3mths 0wks
About Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center
We provide compassionate care for impounded animals at the shelter, as well as adoption and lost dog services to the community. We also educate the public and teach dog owners to be more responsible citizens.
Our mission is to enforce the dog laws in Franklin County and keep the public safe from animal-related health or safety dangers.
We respond to service requests, investigate complaints about nuisance, dangerous and vicious dogs, investigate dog bites, impound stray and dangerous dogs, file criminal charges, make court appearances, and assist the police in crimes involving dogs, injuries caused by dogs and livestock attacks.
Come Meet Our Pets...
4340 Tamarack Blvd., Columbus Ohio 43220
Mingle with our Mutts, bi-monthly adoption event held on the first and third Sunday afternoon at the shelter from noon - 2 pm. Meet dogs from the shelter and also from area rescue groups.
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