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My name is Shane!

Dachshund Dog for adoption in Decatur, Georgia - Shane
Photo 1 - Dachshund Dog for adoption in Decatur, Georgia - Shane
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DREAM Dachshund Rescue

Facts about Shane

  • Breed: Dachshund
  • Color: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 16-084
Shane joined the DREAM Team back in August of this year. He is a 3-4 year old red smooth male dachshund who was rescued from Barrow County Animal Control. He was picked up after being hit by a car. Shane recovered from a fractured pelvis in a foster home for 3 months as his condition did not require surgery. To see him now you would never know he experienced any trauma whatsoever.
Shane embraces life head-on with enthusiasm and joy. His tail only stops wagging when he's snoozing! He is now chowing down to gain a bit more weight in order to get clearance from the vet to have his neuter surgery. Shane loves playing with other dogs and enjoys spending time outside. A home without cats is best for Shane because of his playful and active nature, however, he would love to have another dog to play with. He is a sweet, affectionate, and gentle little guy that does not know a stranger. Shane is high-energy and would love an active family to play with, but at nighttime he is happiest burrowing under the covers and snuggling up. He also enjoys going on field trips to the pet store and hanging out on restaurant patios. Shane is a true social butterfly!
Although Shane is not available for adoption until he has been neutered in the next few weeks, please fill out an application on him if you feel he would be the perfect fit for your family.

If you are interested in adopting Shane, you can fill out an application right on our website! Go to dreamhappytails.org/adoptform.shtml . Shane 's adoption fee is $450. All adoption fees go directly to veterinary care for DREAM dachshunds. Shane will go to his/her new home microchipped, altered, heartworm tested, and up to date on vaccinations. Most dogs' veterinary expenses are greater than our adoption fees.

DREAM is an all-volunteer rescue group, and we focus on the Atlanta, North Georgia and Savannah area. Because we are all volunteers, we can consider applications only within an hour of these areas. DREAM does not recommend purebred dachshunds for families with children under 5, or families planning to have children during the dog's lifetime. Dachshunds are often not patient with little kids, and kids can accidentally hurt a doxie's back.

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About DREAM Dachshund Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

We envision a time when every dachshund in Georgia has a loving home for its entire life. We believe that the welfare of our companion animals is an indication of the health of our society. We see the current welfare of our companion animals as a disease. To treat the symptoms of this disease, we rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome dachshunds in need. To treat the causes of this disease, we educate the public on compassionate dog guardianship of any breed. We want to have a deep, direct impact in a limited geographic area, rather than a small impact in a large geographic area.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Adoptions are coordinated through our online application process and the board member who is assigned to that particular dog.

Our Adoption Process...

Our fees vary based on age & overall health condition.

We have an online application that is reviewed & approved by our board members. All references will be checked. (http://www.dreamhappytails.org/adoptform.shtml)