SPECIAL NEEDS: COMING TO SEATTLE SAVED HER LIFE IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE!
Animal Profile: Trudy is a 2-year-old Pit Mix at about 60lbs. This sweet, joyous girl loves people and has gotten along well with other medium/large dogs. She is a little too interested in small dogs and cats. She has lots of energy and would love to join an active family! She is house-trained, crate trained, and highly trainable! She can't wait to meet her forever family.
Special Needs: Since Trudy has been with us, we have learned that she is susceptible to skin cancer. She has had 3 growths removed and they were biopsied. The vet has told us that this is a dermal hemangiosarcoma which, in laymen's terms, means skin cancer caused by sun exposure. Trudy is a fair skinned white pitty and so she is vulnerable to this. Luckily, coming to Seattle may have saved her life than one. If she is to have a normal life expectancy, she needs to stay out of the sun. Doggy sunscreen and t-shirts will help her stay protected. If she does develop further growths they will need to be removed to prevent spreading (just like with skin cancer in people). If you have questions about her special needs, please don't hesitate to ask.
Adoption Info: Adoption fee is $300, which includes spay/neuter, current rabies/DAPPV/bordetella vaccinations, microchip, health certificate, heartworm test, transport from California to Seattle. Trudy has also had extensive vetting for her condition so any additional donations to her care are greatly appreciated. All adoption fees are donations to a Washington non-profit corporation and all donations go to benefit the animals in our rescue.
Animal History: This dog was rescued from euthanasia at a high-kill shelter in California.
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