Meet Mattea! This little girl recently lost her home when Hurricane Matthew blew through her town in SC. Her family had to evacuate due to flooding and they abandoned her so that they wouldn't have to deal with a dog during the mandatory evacuation. She's described by her foster mom as a total lovebug. She's housetrained, cratetrained, knows how to use a dog door and gets along with cats. She gets along with most dogs and tends to prefer dogs that are smaller or equal to her in size. Larger dogs tend to scare her. Please consider Mattea as a wonderful addition to your family. She promises to love you forever.
Mattea's eye was injured and not treated by her owner. As a result, she does have have little to no vision in one of her eyes. Mattea has learned to adjust to the lack of vision and it doesn't slow her down at all. She's a loving young dog who promises to do her best to please you.
If you are interested in adopting, please do apply today.
BREED ESTIMATE: border collie mix
APPROXIMATE WEIGHT: 25 lbs
APPROXIMATE AGE: 1 year
COAT TYPE: medium
ADOPTION FEE: $350
OTHER INFO: utd on shots/spayed
LOCATION: Foster home in SC. coming to the DC area on 11/26
FOR MORE INFO OR TO ADOPT: Please go to http://adopt.ddbnova.org and complete the application.
You can also help save dogs like this one by becoming a foster, providing a rescue dog with a temporary home and giving them the love and care they need until they are permanently adopted. Every person who fosters is directly responsible for saving the life of a dog, because we can only save as many dogs as we have foster families available to welcome them into their homes. If you think you might be interested in becoming a foster and want to learn more, please go to http://foster.ddbnova.org and fill out an application.
Dogs Deserve Better of Northern Virginia is an all-volunteer, foster-based rescue that primarily adopts to families in the DC Metro area.
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