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Say hello to Sam! This fluffy handsome guy is seeking his forever home with humans who will adore him! He's a middle-aged to older dude, probably around 7-9 years and weighs about 40 lb. Sam is fine with other dogs and prefers low key canines. He's a bit interested in chasing our cat but redirects easily. He is housebroken when taken out regularly but doesn't know how to tell you when he needs to go out so must be kept on a schedule. Sam LOVES walks and is hoping to find someone who would like to take daily walks with him. He would make a great pet for retirees! He's some sort of mix of gorgeous, but since gorgeous isn't a breed in the database, we had to go with Golden Retriever/Tibetan Spaniel as a guess.
Background: Sam was a neglect case who came into one of the shelters we work with several months ago. He was completely matted down to the skin with feces and urine stuck in his coat, so had to be completely shaved pretty much down to the skin or with very little fur left just to get all of that off of him. We got him on a transport and up to our foster home where it was discovered he needed a dental and a cyst removed from his head. We had to wait awhile to get an appointment for that at our vet and in the meantime we were dealing with itchy skin issues. This handsome guy has had a rough road before being rescued! Everything's been taken care of now and Sam is ready to find his forever home. Please submit an application if you'd like to meet him!
We are not a shelter. Our dogs are fostered in a home environment. All meetings are by appointment. If you are interested in meeting or possibly adopting this dog, please submit an application to begin the process. We respond to inquiries via email. Please watch your email for a response, usually within 12 hours.
Adoption fee: $275 + tax = $291.50
PLEASE NOTE: If it says COURTESY LISTING above, then please do not submit our application. Follow the directions to the other rescue's website and apply there.
Recommended dog trainer in the Lehigh Valley area: Jill Wright with K-9's In Training, website: http://www.k-9sintraining.net/ We've used Jill's services for our own dogs and foster dogs as needed. We LOVE her training methods...and so do the dogs! Please tell Jill you saw her info on the Happy Dog Rescue site.
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