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You can learn about the adoption process by visiting: http://k-9lifesavers.org/how-to-adopt/.
Dog's Name: Jake
Estimated Breed: Lab/Hound mix
Approximate Age: ~1 yr
Approximate Weight: 60 lbs
Currently Living at: BOARDING
Adoption Fee: $375
Jake is a big handsome boy that somehow ended up at a high kill shelter down south. He's now in the DC area waiting to find his furever home! Jake loves people and would prefer to have ALL of their attention so he would do best as the only dog in your home. Jake is heartworm positive, but not to worry, K-9 will take care of the vet bills for his previous owner's neglect and he'll be good as new in no time.
To learn more about heartworm please visit: http://pets.webmd.com/dogs/guide/heartworms-in-dogs-facts-and-myths
Your new pet will require a refresher in house-training. K-9 Lifesavers strongly recommends all new adopters enroll their new pet into obedience training. This provides for an easier transition into a new home, ensures the dog remains well socialized, and helps form a bond between the dog and the new family.
Adoption fees cover basic vetting, spay/neuter surgery (for dogs over 6 months old), rabies, distemper/parvo vaccinations, treatment for worms, heartworm testing, monthly heartworm prevention and monthly flea/tick prevention (while the animal is in our care), and transport costs from high-kill shelter. Please note that on average, K-9 Lifesavers spend significantly more on each dog than their adoption fee. Adoption fee for HW positive dog also covers heartworm treatment at our partner vets.
Foster Program: Foster homes provide for the temporary care of a rescue until the dog is placed into a loving, forever home. For more information on becoming a foster parent, and our Foster Program, visit http://www.k-9lifesavers.org/?page_id=64 or email our Foster Coordinator at email@example.com
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