Arrival Story: Waggin' Tails found Gizmo at Detroit Animal Care and Control. After meeting and playing with Gizmo, we knew we had to help this happy dog find a great new family.
Approximate Age/Weight: 1-2 years / 45 lbs. full grown.
Personality: Gizmo is a silly, playful little bundle of brindle happiness. We met him at the shelter where he won over one of our volunteers during a play session. Gizmo has a gentle mouth and takes treats gently and drops toys easily. He loves toys, eating meals out of Kongs and chewing on bully sticks. He does act puppyish and still sometimes mouths hands when playing (no biting, just mouthing) so we're working on that.
Gizmo has good house manners and hasn't played with anything other than his toys in the house. He took to crate training easily.
Gizmo is a fun dog who really enjoys time with people, is making good eye contact and checking in with his handler on walks. He is a leaner, and will curl into you for some pets or sit on your lap for snuggle time. Giz is adventurous and likes to explore and follows his nose wherever it goes. He wears a harness on walks. Gizmo is good on car rides but needs to be secured or he’ll be trying to drive. Gizmo is treat motivated and wants to learn and is super smart. He is more busy-body than couch potato and likes to know what is going on the house so he'll tag along when you do chores.
Forever Home: Gizmo could fit into many different home situations. He would likely knock over a little one with his bouncy, happy-go-lucky nature so older kids would be best. He is young and still needs a good amount of playtime.
Contact: Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in adopting Gizmo
We do not have a facility; all of our dogs are fostered in private homes. We generally have two adoption events per month. To meet a dog in person, please see our event calendar on our website for the date and time of the next adoption event. Arrangements can be made to meet a dog outside of Saturday adoption events after an application is submitted and approved.
Our adoption process includes an application and in-home meet-n-greet with the dog.
-Adult Dog Adoption Fee - $225
-Small Breed Adoption Fee - $275
-Senior Dog Adoption Fee - $125
-Pup Adoption Fee - $250 plus $50 spay/neuter deposit refunded upon proof of surgery by 6 mos.
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