Dog Name: Roy
Suspected Breed(s): Bluetick Coonhound
Age: 7 years
Weight: 78 lbs
Personality: Snuggler, Easygoing, Goofy, Calm, Quiet, Gentle, Smart, Patient
Observations with Dogs: Good with most dogs when off-leash in fenced area. At one point he was in a foster home with 3 dogs and they got along well. Roy needs to work with on-leash introductions and needs to be in a home without small dogs.
Observations with Cats: Would do best in a home without cats.
Observations with Kids: Good and gentle with children – including babies and toddlers.
House Training Progress: No accidents in previous foster homes
Crate Training Progress: Does well in the crate. On week-days he stays in the crate all day with a dog walker coming in to give him a walk half-way through. He chews on a bone or Kong toy, sleeps and doesn’t bark.
Location: DC area foster
Rescued From: Pickens County, SC
Additional Information: Roy is an absolute sweetheart and a gentle soul. He is quite the gentleman! Roy is laid back, very friendly, and wants very much to be the world's largest lapdog. Roy is gentle and loving with kids and adults. He enjoys walking around the neighborhood, going on hikes, and, like any good hound, using his nose as much as possible. Roy loves the dog park and is playful at home with his humans as well. He still needs some help with learning commands, but he is so laid back and gentle that it is not generally a problem. Little dogs and Huskies activate Roy's prey drive, so they are best kept separate. He enjoys his rest and devotes a good part of his day to naps. Roy is the perfect dog to curl up on the couch with and enjoy a book or movie! Roy is pretty low maintenance and really is just looking for some love! Apply today to meet Roy!
If you are interested in meeting a dog, we require an adoption application. Visit http://www.citydogsrescuedc.org/adopt.html to apply. If a dog has "HAS APPLICATION" listed, they are still available to receive additional applications but also may be in the process of being adopted soon.
If a dog has "NEEDS FOSTER" listed, they are still available for adoption. Information about our current dogs in need of fosters can be found here: http://www.citydogsrescuedc.org/current-dogs-in-need-of-a-foster.html and the application to foster is here: http://www.citydogsrescuedc.org/foster.html.
City Dogs Rescue is a foster based rescue in Washington, DC. We do not have a shelter. We focus on local adoptions in DC and the metro area of Maryland and Virginia. CDR has a thorough adoption process in order to find the best possible fit for each of our dogs (we do not operate under a first-come, first-served model).
Prior to arrival, all of our dogs are spayed/neutered (unless specified) and given shots for Rabies, Distemper DHPP, and Bordatella. They are tested for Heartworm, Lyme, Anaplasma, and Ehrlichia. They are dewormed at least twice and given a health check by the vet. Most dogs will have a house training accident in the initial days in their new home and we cannot guarantee any dog is housebroken or crate trained. Our adoption fee is $395 (including puppies) unless noted -- senior dogs are available for an adoption fee of $200.
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City Dogs Rescue is a rescue, not a shelter, and our dogs are located in temporary foster homes in the Washington, DC metro region. Adoption fee, home visit, and application required. CDR charges an adoption fee of $395 unless specified. This fee typically includes health care provided before adoption: all age-appropriate rabies, distemper, and bordetella vaccinations, flea and heartworm prevention prior to adoption, spay/neuter procedure, microchip when available, SNAP test for parasites, initial health check vet visit when going from the municipal shelter to City Dogs Rescue, and pre-adoption health care for dogs over the age of 1 year as needed. For puppies too young for spay/neuter: The fee is the same but does not include the cost of spaying and neutering.
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