I'm being cared for by: Animal Welfare League of Arlington
Help me get seen & adopted!
Facts about Elmo
Breed: Hound (Unknown Type) Mix
Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
I am already neutered.
Hi, my name is Elmo and boy have I been through a lot in my young life. When I was really really young I was lost and had developed a bad skin problem, but the kind people at AWLA made me all better. Then I went to this really really cool training center for dogs like me. I needed to learn not to be so protective of my food and this place helped me with this. I'm still not a big fan of sharing my food, but I've made a lot of improvement.
Now I'm ready for my family to find me. I get along great with other dogs and love to cool off in the pool. I have a very sensitive side and can get spooked by noises, things or people I don't recognize. Being with a social, confident dog will really help me in my new home as they have seen here in the shelter. Sometimes, when I get startled by a passing car or other, another dog who just wants to play can help me move on more quickly from that scary thing. For this reason, we are requiring that I be placed as a second dog. For the same reasons, I will need a quiet neighborhood- single family home with a fenced in yard. When I'm comfortable, you'll find that I'm your average goofy adolescent - I'm smart and have learned all of the agility equipment here with my friends.
Considering I will need lots of TLC in adjusting to my new home and my level of sensitivity to the unknown or unexpected, I'd like to find a home with families of children teenaged and up.
Since 1944, the Animal Welfare League of Arlington's mission is to Improve the lives of animals. Our Vision is to:
Create a world where all companion animals find compassionate and permanent homes.
Compassion: Providing nurturing animal care and community outreach Progressiveness: Being on the leading edge of animal care through continual improvement Openness: Maintaining open accessibility and transparency
Animal Adoption Requirements Address Verification & Rental Permission Pre-adoption Counseling Spay/Neuter Requirement: Dogs, cats, and rabbits are spayed or neutered prior to adoption. Animal Adoption Fees The dog adoption fee is $175.00 and includes: A certificate for a free exam with a participating veterinarian. Fees for other services performed will be paid by the adopter to the veterinary hospital. Spay/neuter surgery A heartworm test Distemper and Bordatella vaccinations A personalized I.D. tag A microchip An information packet and emergency sticker
The cat adoption fee is $100.00 and includes: A certificate for a free exam with a participating veterinarian. Fees for other services performed will be paid by the adopter to the veterinary hospital. Spay/neuter surgery (Additional fees may apply under special circumstances.) A feline leukemia/feline AIDS test A distemper vaccination A personalized I.D. tag A microchip
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