What do you think of when you hear “Vail?” Skiing, golfing, hiking…? Well you SHOULD be thinking… Cute yellow lab mix with adorable liver nose, floppy ears as soft as silk, and a tail that won’t stop wagging. Are we on the same page now? Because we’re talking about ME! To say that I am a happy-pants is an understatement. I am a non-stop wagger! I am very affectionate and it just so happens that my favorite thing in the word is people. I am also a bit of a comic. If you get me in some good grass, I will show you my favorite routine – doing a belly-crawl using my front legs to drag my cute pink belly across the scratchy ground. It is the BEST! You will never see a bigger smile on a dog! I also love car rides and chilling with my humans in the house. So who needs Vail the place when you can have fun with Vail the Dog? Ask Red Collar Rescue to send you a ticket for Vail today! Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Age: 2 yrs
Weight: 40 lbs
Because of the distance, it is not possible for you to meet the dog, in person, unless you come to Houston. We can often send videos and/or do FaceTime interviews to allow you to “meet” the dog.
Why should you consider adopting a dog from Houston?
Houston is the #2 kill city in the U.S. City and County shelters often take in a combined 200-300 animals per day. The number of homeless pets and resulting euthanasias are staggering -- the average "live release rate" from Houston area shelters is only about 35-50%. Houston is estimated to have over 1 million homeless animals. Over 100,000 are killed in Harris Co shelters every year. Red Collar Rescue volunteers work tirelessly to save as many as we can, but the Houston area is saturated with so many pets in need of a home and not enough adopters. To put it simply, we encourage out of state adoptions because it helps us save more lives. We hope that you will consider one of our many adoptable pets who are waiting for a second chance at a forever home - wherever it may be!
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