Dog Name: Tuck
Suspected Breed(s): Redbone hound mix
Age: 5 yrs old
Weight: 55 lbs
Personality: Friendly, Happy, Easygoing, Goofy, Protective, Snuggler, Adventurous, Loyal
Observations with Dogs: Tuck does well with other dogs.
Observations with Cats: Tuck would do best in a home without cats.
Observations with Kids: Tuck is extremely gentle and patient with kids.
House Training Progress: No accidents
Crate Training Progress: Does well in crate. Tuck is crated 5-6 hours during the day. He is not crated over night.
Location: DC area foster
Rescued From: Pocahontas County, WV
Additional Information: Tuck is an easygoing guy who is happy to greet people with a friendly nuzzle. He's a unique combination of being incredibly loyal, attentive, curious, and goofy. His favorite thing in the world is a squeaky toy. His floppy ears perk up when he knows you're talking to him, trying to catch your every word. He also loves to lean on you, whether you're standing or sitting. He's looking forward to a new adventure with someone who will never let him down again. Apply to meet Tuck!
Tuck was sponsored by Sasha and her family in memory of sweet Jake, their red hound from West Virginia.
If you are interested in meeting a dog, we require an adoption application. Visit http://www.citydogsrescuedc.org/adopt.html to apply. If a dog has "HAS APPLICATION" listed, they are still available to receive additional applications but also may be in the process of being adopted soon.
If a dog has "NEEDS FOSTER" listed, they are still available for adoption. Information about our current dogs in need of fosters can be found here: http://www.citydogsrescuedc.org/current-dogs-in-need-of-a-foster.html and the application to foster is here: http://www.citydogsrescuedc.org/foster.html.
City Dogs Rescue is a foster based rescue in Washington, DC. We do not have a shelter. We focus on local adoptions in DC and the metro area of Maryland and Virginia. CDR has a thorough adoption process in order to find the best possible fit for each of our dogs (we do not operate under a first-come, first-served model).
Prior to arrival, all of our dogs are spayed/neutered (unless specified) and given shots for Rabies, Distemper DHPP, and Bordatella. They are tested for Heartworm, Lyme, Anaplasma, and Ehrlichia. They are dewormed at least twice and given a health check by the vet. Most dogs will have a house training accident in the initial days in their new home and we cannot guarantee any dog is housebroken or crate trained. Our adoption fee is $395 (including puppies) unless noted -- senior dogs are available for an adoption fee of $200.
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City Dogs Rescue is a rescue, not a shelter, and our dogs are located in temporary foster homes in the Washington, DC metro region. Adoption fee, home visit, and application required. CDR charges an adoption fee of $395 unless specified. This fee typically includes health care provided before adoption: all age-appropriate rabies, distemper, and bordetella vaccinations, flea and heartworm prevention prior to adoption, spay/neuter procedure, microchip when available, SNAP test for parasites, initial health check vet visit when going from the municipal shelter to City Dogs Rescue, and pre-adoption health care for dogs over the age of 1 year as needed. For puppies too young for spay/neuter: The fee is the same but does not include the cost of spaying and neutering.
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