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My name is Maggie!

Pointer Mix Dog for adoption in Port Washington, New York - Maggie
Photo 1 - Pointer Mix Dog for adoption in Port Washington, New York - Maggie
Photo 2 - Pointer Mix Dog for adoption in Port Washington, New York - Maggie
Photo 3 - Pointer Mix Dog for adoption in Port Washington, New York - Maggie

I found a new home!
Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.

Maggie's Info...

I am already spayed and up to date with shots.

Maggie's Story...
Maggie is an All-American-Mutt who came to the shelter and promptly produced several healthy puppies. All the puppies and Maggie were adopted to different families but Maggie was returned after several months because the person didn't have time for her. Maggie was adopted again and her owner had only praise for what a wonderful dog she is in the home. Unfortunately this owner was not physically able to manage Maggie on a walks and knew a young energetic dog needs regular exercise. Maggie is medium sized and weighs a healthy 60lbs but she can pull powerfully on leash when she becomes focused on distractions during a walk. The handlers are working with Maggie on her walking using a gentle leader as well as obedience training and commands to help Maggie redirect her attention. Maggie loves people and playing but can become over excited and start jumping; conversely she can be attentive and work hard for food rewards, which she takes with a gentle mouth. Maggie needs an active person who will give her lots of love and attention and wants to work with her on-leash behavior.
Please call the shelter 516-944-8220 during working hours (Mon. to Fri. 9AM-4PM; Sat. 10-4PM) for more information about Maggie, the adoption process at the shelter, and to confirm availability. Please go to www.theshelterconnection.com for more information about and directions to the shelter.

Facts about Maggie

  • Breed: Pointer Mix
  • Color: White - With Black
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 1105010-258

Other Pets at The Shelter Connection at the Town of North Hempstead Animal Shelter

Why Adoption is a Great Option

Maggie, a Port Washington Pointer dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Pointer for sale in Port Washington, or seeking a Pointer dog from a breeder in Port Washington.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Port Washington 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 Port Washington 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 Pointer breeders who help with Pointer rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Port Washington paves the way for another one to be saved.