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My name is Calypso *Special Needs* D161159: PENDING ADOPTION!

American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Edina, Minnesota - Calypso *Special Needs* D161159: PENDING ADOPTION
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Secondhand Hounds

Facts about Calypso *Special Needs* D161159: PENDING ADOPTION

  • Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Color: White - With Black
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 10357995

Name: Calypso
Age: Approximate DOB 11/28/15
Gender: Male
Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
Weight: 44 pounds
Dog friendly: Yes
Cat friendly: Unknown
Kid friendly: Yes
House trained: He really tries but does have some incontinence 
Crate trained: Yes
Energy level: Average
History: Beaten resulting in partial paralysis
Adoption Fee: $300

From the Foster: 

Life has not been easy for Calypso.

 

Do you ever wonder what your life would be like if you were born to different parents? Or born in a different country? In the lottery of life Calypso drew the short stick. 
Not much is known about his early months but it is known that he was surrendered to a shelter in the South by an owner who beat him severely enough to cause paralysis.
He will always physically suffer the effects of this abuse but it does not seem to have affected his personality. He has the sweet lovable demeanor that is inherent in the Pit Bull breed.
Calypso needs that special kind of person to take him under their wing, show him the love he deserves and continue to care for him with the kindness and patience he requires.
Because he is only partially paralyzed he still gets around fairly well. However, he does drag his feet and they require care and bandaging to keep them protected.
He will always suffer some incontinence and requires that his bladder be expressed. This is easily done so medication is not required at this point.
 
If you think you can offer Calypso the love and care he needs please consider meeting him. His sweet goofy personality will win you over. Although he will require extra effort and attention on your end he will repay the kindness with the love and affection that only a rescued dog can offer.

I was recently treated for heartworms, and I am feeling much better now! Please let SHH know if you have any questions!    

All dogs are in individual foster homes throughout the Twin Cities.

I f you would like to meet/adopt this animal or anyone else, then please fill out an adoption application at http://secondhandhounds.org/adoption-information/ and the foster(s) will be in touch!  Keep in mind that there may be multiple applicants applying for the same animal(s).  You only need to complete 1 application for multiple animals that you're interested in.
 
Note   - We change an animal's listing to say "PENDING ADOPTION" when they already had a meet and greet with a family who plans to adopt that animal.  We put "NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS" on a listing when an animal has multiple applications in and the foster has asked to stop accepting any more while they review the applications they've already received.

If you would like to be a foster for Secondhand Hounds, then please fill out a foster application,   http://secondhandhounds.org/fostervolunteer-information/fostering-101/   You can choose the type of animal you'd like to foster and we will supply everything you need (food, collar, bowls, crate, etc.) while the animal is in your care.

Thanks for your interest in Secondhand Hounds!

Life has not been easy for Calypso.

 

Do you ever wonder what your life would be like if you were born to different parents? Or born in a different country? In the lottery of life Calypso drew the short stick. 
Not much is known about his early months but it is known that he was surrendered to a shelter in the South by an owner who beat him severely enough to cause paralysis.
He will always physically suffer the effects of this abuse but it does not seem to have affected his personality. He has the sweet lovable demeanor that is inherent in the Pit Bull breed.
Calypso needs that special kind of person to take him under their wing, show him the love he deserves and continue to care for him with the kindness and patience he requires.
Because he is only partially paralyzed he still gets around fairly well. However, he does drag his feet and they require care and bandaging to keep them protected.
He will always suffer some incontinence and requires that his bladder be expressed. This is easily done so medication is not required at this point.
 
If you think you can offer Calypso the love and care he needs please consider meeting him. His sweet goofy personality will win you over. Although he will require extra effort and attention on your end he will repay the kindness with the love and affection that only a rescued dog can offer.


Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.

About Secondhand Hounds

Our Adoption Process...

The process works like this:

Fill out the adoption application
We will get ahold of you within 24 hours
Set up a time to meet the secondhand hound you are interested in
Once you have met the pup, let us know if you are interested in adopting
If you are, we will do a home visit and bring an adoption contract for you to sign if the home visit goes well
You are welcome to bring your new baby home!!