Merlin ended up on the transfer list at the local shelter where he was to die. He has many medical issues that need to be addressed. On tracing back his chip, we found out he is at least 13 years old even though the shelter listed him as 8. He is not overweight and he has a great little temperament, that is what he has going for him.
Merlin has little to no hair on his ears and they are bright bright red. He shakes his head constantly and we are thankful he did not end up with a hematoma. His issues with his ear run very deep into the ear. He has a heart murmur. We removed a mass under his tail and some rotten teeth. He was treated for his ears with little to no effect and now we are thinking it is allergies as it seems to have spread across his body. the allergy shot he got, seems to actually be helping.
He has a perirectal hernia. It is not emergent but it will definitely need surgery. When will that need surgery, well it could be months or closer to a year, we just do not know. There is no other fix for it and here is the kicker, it has to be done by a specialist as it is a delicate surgery. We will focus on that at a later date. currently we are working on his issues right in front of us to fix.
Merlin is a fun loving dog that does not act his age and when he is feeling ok, he loves to play with toys. ..
Adoption fee is $100. Adoption fees go back to and cover all of the medical for all of the dogs. All dogs are spayed/neutered, vaccinated and micro chipped upon adoption and many have received further treatment for such things as lump removal, severe ear infections, leg injuries, etc..
For more information or to submit an adoption application, please visit our website at http://www.southernnevadabeaglerescue.com . We are also on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SouthernNevadaBeagleRescueFoundation . Come meet and play with our available dogs at Las Vegas area dog parks. Times and locations can be found at http://www.meetup.com/beagles-207/ . Contact us or check our Facebook updates ahead of time if you are interested in meeting a particular dog. All our dogs are in foster homes so not all are available to attend all our park meetups.
Our meetup group playdates allow you to socialize your beagle with his/her own breed at dog parks with large fenced areas where the beagles can run and play off-leash. Beagle enthusiasts, come bay with us..... AROOOOOOOOOOOO!
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