My name is Apollo!

Boxer Mix Puppy for adoption in Arcadia, Florida - Apollo
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Canine Castaways, Inc.

Facts about Apollo

  • Breed: Boxer Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn - With White
  • Age: Puppy
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 10763487

 Filling out an application from our web site at  is the first step in adopting a new furry family member.

 Filling out an  application from our web site at  is the first step in adopting a new furry family member.

NAME:  Apollo
BREED:  Boxer mix 
SEX:  male
COLOR:  tan/black/white
AGE:  born in late May 2016
WEIGHT:  24 lbs as of Nov 8, 2016 (we expect he will be more medium size
                 when fully grown but can't be 100% sure)


LOCATED IN:  Bradenton


Apollo was found as a tiny puppy with a nasty injury to his leg.   The wound had a severe infection requiring long term antibiotics and 2 surgeries.  The infection had gotten in to the bone of his outer toe and it had to be removed to stop the infection.  He has recovered and is clear for adoption.

UPDATE 11/27/16:
Apollo is doing great with his therapy for his leg and foot. Finally off all the antibiotics and healed from his neuter surgery. Apollo is very submissive with larger dogs and is doing great with his basic training. He is housetrained, crate trained, knows sit, watch me, and down. He's all puppy at 5 months though. I expect him to be around 40 to 50 pounds full grown. Kinda odd that the nails on the foot he had surgery on have to be clipped weekly. So strange! 

Apollo is a great swimmer and loves to play with toys inside and outside. I feel that he's good to go to a forever home at this point. He does have a slight limp and wlll favor his left leg after long periods of running and playing. He had alot of damage to that leg and it will just take time to continue to get stronger.

If you are interested in adopting please Complete our Adoption Application by copying and pasting the following link into your web browser:!adopt/c6mv


The following has been or will be done for this puppy at the appropriate age...
- Basic Exam by Veterinarian
- Spayed or Neutered
- Placed on heartworm preventive
- Basic Bloodwork
- Microchipped
- Intestinal Parasite Exam and medication
- Vaccinations
- Placed on flea preventive


This adoption donation helps to cover the vet expenses for this puppy including heartworm preventive which is dispensed at the initial vet visit and then goes with the dog at adoption. All vet records will be provided to adopter.

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About Canine Castaways, Inc.

About Our Rescue Group...

Canine Castaways, Inc. is a non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to rescuing dogs in need, rehabilitating if necessary, and then adopting to approved homes where they will be loved as part of a family while also encouraging responsible pet care and striving to increase awareness of the consequences of pet overpopulation through educational programs and materials. We do not operate from a shelter but rather a network of foster homes in different areas of the state so it may not always be possible for you to meet more than one of our dogs at a time. While this can be frustrating for a prospective adopter, the foster home setting allows us to better evaluate the dogs' temperaments and help them adjust to family life. We deal primarily with dogs under 30 pounds but will also take in larger dogs if a foster home is available.

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

Come Meet Our Pets...

We are at Petsmart in Bradenton on the 2nd Saturday of each month and Petsmart in Sarasota on the 4th Saturday of each month from 10 to 2.

Our Adoption Process...

Adopting a pet is a lifetime commitment and is a responsibility that should be taken very seriously. Our dogs may have been lost, abandoned, abused or surrendered by a previous family and may require time to adjust to a new home. Many times there will be more than one application for a dog but we strive to match each dog with the most appropriate family.
Filling out an ONLINE ADOPTION APPLICATION is the first step in adopting a new furry family member. Once your application is received, it will be forwarded to a volunteer to set up a home visit and check your references. Once you are approved for a dog, you will be invited to meet the dog at a date and time convenient to the foster family or at an adoption event. It is very important that you read and understand the ADOPTION CONTRACT prior to adoption. At this time, adoptions are limited to within the state of Florida.

Our goal is to place healthy, well-adjusted dogs. All of our dogs are vet checked including spayed or neutered; heartworm tested (placed on preventative if negative and treatment started if positive); up to date on vaccinations (rabies, parvo, distemper, kennel cough); placed on flea/tick preventative; dewormed and provided with any other medical care necessary. Most dogs are also microchipped for permanent identification. All vet records are provided to the adopter at the time of adoption. Our adoption donation, which is normally $250.00 for adults and $300.00 for puppies, is to help offset these veterinary expenses. Our adoption contract allows for a dog to be returned within 7 calendar days for a full refund; otherwise, all donations are non-refundable after that time. If for any reason you decide you no longer can keep your adopted dog, the dog MUST be returned to Canine Castaways.