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Dog's Name: Socks
Estimated Breed : Chesapeake Bay Retriever/Pointer mix
Approximate Age: 9 months
Approximate Weight: 30 lbs
Currently Living at: Foster
Adoption Fee: $300
Socks and her sister, Brownie, are lab mixes that are loving and full of fun and kisses. Up until 4 weeks ago these two had lived their life from a short piece of rope, barely fed, and in a filthy environment with no protective structure from the heat and rain. When discovered, they where at least 10lbs under weight, yet they have evolved into two beautiful, playful, loving dogs. Sock's foster mom says she is extremely affectionate and full of energy. Socks is great with other dogs but can be nervous around men and new people. She will need a home that can be patient with her as she learns how to trust. She is also getting better at her leash manners and does well in a crate. Are you ready for this sweet girl to be your new best friend?
Your new pet will require a refresher in house-training. K-9 Lifesavers strongly recommends all new adopters enroll their new pet into obedience training. This provides for an easier transition into a new home, ensures the dog remains well socialized, and helps form a bond between the dog and the new family.
Adoption fees cover basic vetting, spay/neuter surgery (for dogs over 6 months old), rabies, distemper/parvo vaccinations, treatment for worms, heartworm testing, monthly heartworm prevention and monthly flea/tick prevention (while the animal is in our care), and transport costs from high-kill shelter. Please note that on average, K-9 Lifesavers spend significantly more on each dog than their adoption fee. Adoption fee for HW positive dog also covers heartworm treatment at our partner vets.
Foster Program: Foster homes provide for the temporary care of a rescue until the dog is placed into a loving, forever home. For more information on becoming a foster parent, and our Foster Program, visit http://www.k-9lifesavers.org/?page_id=64 or email our Foster Coordinator at email@example.com
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