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My name is Luca (LOCAL)!

Terrier (Unknown Type, Small) Mix Dog for adption in Barrington, Rhode Island - Luca (LOCAL)
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Facts about Luca (LOCAL)

  • Breed: Terrier (Unknown Type, Small) Mix
  • Color: Black
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male

Luca (LOCAL)'s Info...

I am already neutered, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.

Luca (LOCAL)'s Story...
For more information about this dog, please contact his/her adoption coordinator:
pawsjeanne@gmail.com

Please send inquiries to this email address and not the general info email.

Meet Luca!

Luca is a 15 pound, 2-3 year old male terrier mix. Despite his small size, he is loaded with personality. Luca is great with other dogs and cats (he does not bother the cats) and wonderful with his foster mom's young relatives, ages 5 and 12.

Luca enjoys playing with the other foster dogs and is working on his housetraining. He enjoys cuddling and being petted.

Luca is neutered, up to date on vaccines, microchipped and heartworm negative. Luca is ready for a home of his own!

Please consider adding Luca to your family.

Donation: $450.00 (includes $140.00 transport fee paid directly to USDA approved transport company where applicable).

Interested in adopting this wonderful dog? Please visit our website and complete an online adoption application.
http://www.pawsnewengland.com/adoption-form/

PET INSURANCE: Paws New England as recently joined VCA Animal Hospitals in a program providing new adopters with a certificate for an initial health exam at a VCA Hospital and treatment of certain conditions free of charges for the first 5 days. This is a great program and PAWS is thrilled to be participating in for our adopter. There are also numerous other pet insurance programs available to shelter animals.

QUARANTINE: Paws New England participates and abides by the quarantine rules and regulations set forth in the states of MA, CT, RI.

UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED, ALL OF OUR DOGS ARE LOCATED OUTSIDE OF RHODE ISLAND BOARDED EITHER PRIVATE FOSTER HOMES OR TRAINING FACILITIES. If a dog is listed as "local", he /she is at one of our foster homes in New England.

We are often asked, "Why would you charge 'so much' for a rescue pet? Why not just place it in a good home?" The answer is because we need adopters who are willing to support ALL rescue pets, not just the dog they adopt. A young, healthy dog might cost us $150-400 in discounted vet care, and many people will want to adopt it; an older dog with health issues can easily cost $500-1500 in veterinary expenses, and it may require months of foster care for rehabilitation yet we can only ask a minimal adoption fee, and it may be a long time until anyone comes forward to adopt him/her. Fees from the younger, more adoptable dogs help offset the cost of caring for the others.

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Luca (LOCAL), a Barrington Terrier (Unknown Type, Small) dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Terrier (Unknown Type, Small) for sale in Barrington, or seeking a Terrier (Unknown Type, Small) dog from a breeder in Barrington.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Barrington 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 Barrington 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 Terrier (Unknown Type, Small) breeders who help with Terrier (Unknown Type, Small) rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Barrington paves the way for another one to be saved.