already neutered, purebred, and up to date with shots.
I am already neutered, purebred, and up to date with shots.
Chewie was born about November 14, 2013 and weighs about 15 lbs.
He came to be with us when a man, who had owned Chewie since he was a puppy, and his girlfriend decided to move south and didn't want to take Chewie with them. Although the man shed tears, they literally dumped him in the arms of a woman who helps get dogs to us once in a while and left...no names, no phone number, no forwarding address, no veterinary records, NOTHING. Just here you go...and they left.
She called us and we agreed to take him in, but since he was up in the Rochester area we had him go into one of our foster homes until our truck went up that weekend to bring him down. What the foster parents witnessed changed that plan a bit. What they discovered was a little dog who had no idea why he had been abandoned. He was one of the most severely traumatized dogs they'd ever fostered after being dumped by the only family he ever knew. For a couple of days, Chewy hid under their bed. He didn't want to eat. He CLEARLY wanted to find his daddy, as he tried desperately to get out their closed windows, crying and frantic. They realized Chewy would be a flight risk if he ever got out, so having access to their doggy door, even into their fenced yard, was out of the question. Chewy would have to enjoy their bedroom as his new world for a while...better to keep him safe! As far as his not wanting to eat, Wegman's Rotisserie chicken solved that problem, and also helped him bond with his foster mom and dad. They still mix bits and pieces of it in with his dry food.
They say time heals all wounds...and in Chewy's case it seems to prove true! Within a week, he transformed into the most loving, affectionate, loyal dog you could imagine! He showers his foster mom and dad with kisses, always greets them with a wagging tail and runs to them for petting, and curls up in bed against his foster mom every night.
Several other dogs have spots on the bed, too, and Chewy is tolerant of most of them, but he does not seem to care for their bigger dogs. Actually, they feel Chewy would ideally like to be the ONLY dog and have all the loving for himself. He is going to be an unbelievably loyal, loving, devoted dog to someone who will show Chewie that he is their world and will never be abandoned again! The Adoption Fee for this dog is $250.00.
Adoptions fees vary based on adoptability. In general our fees include spay/neuter, all age appropriate vaccines, Home Again micro-chipping & registration, worming & flea control - a "complete" pet. We accept CASH or Visa/Mastercard ONLY.
Joyful Rescues has no funding except for our adoption fees and miscellaneous donations. Pet care and vet bills are expensive - you must be ready to take on this financial (as well as emotional) responsibility.
YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 25 YEARS OF AGE TO ADOPT A DOG FROM JOYFUL RESCUES
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