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My name is Adam!

Norwegian Elkhound Mix Dog for adoption in Aldie, Virginia - Adam

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Adam's Info...

I am up to date with shots, not good with dogs, and not good with cats.

Adam's Story...
I’m a Norwegian Elkhound mix named Adam. My name is of Hebrew origin and it means “earth.” I think it suits me because until recently I thought my days on earth were numbered. See, my siblings and I lived in runs at the back of my owner’s property. Eventually, he moved and rented his property, but he didn’t tell his renters we were there. He stopped by occasionally and gave us food, but we rarely had water and our runs were filthy. We didn’t have dog houses, so we lived in make-shift structures. Actually, we slept in storage boxes about the size of a child’s toy box. They were cramped and we had to squeeze into the tiny spaces with our food buckets and 2x4 cross braces. Eventually, the folks renting the property found us. They hadn’t noticed us before because our kennels were hidden behind an old shed. They were horrified to find us living in those conditions, so they cleaned us up, took care of us as best they could, and asked the folks at FOHA if they could help. So now we’re receiving stellar care. I’m a sweet boy and I’m so happy to be receiving regular food, clean water, and attention. I get along well with everyone I meet, although I haven’t been exposed to children yet. I enjoyed the car ride over to FOHA and I was an excellent passenger. I can’t wait to find a forever home where I’ll be a cherished family member and I’ll never be ignored again. (Please note: I can only be adopted to a home in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. There will be NO exceptions to this policy.)

Facts about Adam

  • Breed: Norwegian Elkhound Mix
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Adam, a Aldie Norwegian Elkhound dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Norwegian Elkhound for sale in Aldie, or seeking a Norwegian Elkhound dog from a breeder in Aldie.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Aldie already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Aldie breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Norwegian Elkhound breeders who help with Norwegian Elkhound rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Aldie paves the way for another one to be saved.