Adorable little Tiger was discovered by a family who was out looking for their dog who has escaped their back yard one evening. They discovered Tiger trapped inside a pen in the back yard of an abandoned home on their search. His pen was nailed shut, he had no food or water, and the grass had grown to cover most of his pen so you could barely see him. He was a very thin little puppy, and it was clear he had been abandoned by his former owners and left to die.
The family brought him home to take care of him, and reached out to DDB for help. We are so grateful to them for saving him, and because of their act of kindness, Tiger is going to have a great life. Right now, he’s living with their 2 dogs and 2 indoor cats as a foster dog. He’s great with the dogs, and quickly learned not to bother the cats. His foster mom, Jody, says that he’s very smart, and has learned to go to the back door now when he needs to go out, and also how to go to his crate. He just got fitted for his first harness and has started to work on his leash walking skills. He’s a social, confident pup who is not shy around meeting new people or greeting new dogs.
Tiger is some mix of Plott Hound, or possibly an APBT mix, and at 40 lbs at 9-10mos, he’s a little smaller in stature than most bully breeds. His foster mom describes him as very loving, and he adores getting attention from people. He’s also great with other dogs and would do well with another pup in his home to romp and play with. He’s does well in the car, and will make a good family dog or personal companion.
Tiger will be coming to Northern Virginia at the end of October, ready to begin his next adventure. Apply today!
BREED ESTIMATE: Plott Hound/Bully Mix
APPROXIMATE WEIGHT: 40 lbs but still growing
APPROXIMATE AGE: 9 months
COAT TYPE: Short
ADOPTION FEE: $350
OTHER INFO: utd on shots/neutered/microchipped
LOCATION: Fostered in SC, will be coming to NVa 10/29 or 11/5
FOR MORE INFO OR TO ADOPT: Please go to http://adopt.ddbnova.org and complete the application.
You can also help save dogs like this one by becoming a foster, providing a rescue dog with a temporary home and giving them the love and care they need until they are permanently adopted. Every person who fosters is directly responsible for saving the life of a dog, because we can only save as many dogs as we have foster families available to welcome them into their homes. If you think you might be interested in becoming a foster and want to learn more, please go to http://foster.ddbnova.org and fill out an application.
Dogs Deserve Better of Northern Virginia is an all-volunteer, foster-based rescue that primarily adopts to families in the DC Metro area.
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