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Dog's Name: Spartacus
Estimated Breed : Boxer mix
Approximate Age: ~2 yrs.
Approximate Weight: 55 lbs (but needs to gain a bit of weight)
Currently Living at: BOARDING
Adoption Fee: $375
Spartacus is a sweet guy that is looking for a new home and family to love him. He is good with other dogs, but we're not sure about cats. He's good with kids. Unfortunately, his previous owner did not take very good care of him and he's heartworm positive. K-9 lifesavers pays for treatment, but his recovery would go much better if in a nice warm home with a loving family.
Your new pet will require a refresher in house-training. K-9 Lifesavers strongly recommends all new adopters enroll their new pet into obedience training. This provides for an easier transition into a new home, ensures the dog remains well socialized, and helps form a bond between the dog and the new family.
Adoption fees cover basic vetting, spay/neuter surgery (for dogs over 6 months old), rabies, distemper/parvo vaccinations, treatment for worms, heartworm testing, monthly heartworm prevention and monthly flea/tick prevention (while the animal is in our care), and transport costs from high-kill shelter. Please note that on average, K-9 Lifesavers spend significantly more on each dog than their adoption fee. Adoption fee for HW positive dog also covers heartworm treatment at our partner vets.
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