Ruff Ruff! My name is Monty
|Breed:||Silky Terrier||Color:||Silver & Tan (Yorkie Colors)||Age:||Senior|
|Size:||Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less||Sex:||Male||ID#:||A17909089 - T1168|
I am already neutered, housetrained, purebred, a special needs pet, in need of an experienced adopter, up to date with shots, not good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.
Monty is looking for a very special home, with a very special owner. Monty was used for breeding, neglected, and then dumped once they were finished with him. Because of the neglect, he had to have several dental extractions, and the vet suspects a couple more will come out on their own in the future. The vets suspect he is between 9 and 13 years old.
Due to his age, our vet suggested that we simply provide Monty with a nice and quiet home where he can live out the rest of his life knowing love. He has urinary complications, which two veterinarians suspected were cancer after less-invasive methods to treat an infection were without success. Both doctors feel that it would be inhumane to put Monty through invasive and painful tests, especially with him being a senior who has only known neglect.
He does not appear to be in pain, and aside from sleeping a little longer than your average dog, he gets around just fine.
He can be timid at times with new people, but is usually fine. He likes both men and women, but shows hesitancy around teenagers. He did fine with two toddlers, but we found that if they run, he likes to chase them and tries to bite their feet; so Monty shouldn't go to a home with children.
Monty is terrified of cages, carriers, and crates. He cannot, under any circumstances, go to a home that would crate him with the exception of traveling where they are required for his safety and well being.
If you'd like to give Monty a place to live out his golden years -- *or year... (*the vet was unable to give a definite timeframe on how long he will live), please email Lori@theanimalpad.com
Thank you so much for considering the little man for your new family member.
More information about The Animal Pad - KY Chapter
Rescue Group Info...
The Animal Pad is a nonprofit, all-breed dog rescue devoted to saving the lives of dogs facing euthanasia at high kill animal shelters, as well as saving dogs from living in deplorable conditions within Puppy Mills. Our focus is on abused, neglected, injured, and otherwise special needs dogs; in addition to a focus on overpopulated breeds, such as pit bulls, pit-mixes, and chihuahuas. We rescue, rehabilitate, and re-home locally.
We are dedicated to animal advocacy, and educating dog owners on the importance of spaying and neutering their pets. We are a foster based rescue, and rely heavily on the kindness and generosity of the amazing people who make donations toward the rescue and care of the dogs we save.
We are always looking for adopters, fosters, donations, volunteers, etc.. Please let us know if you would like to get involved by contacting us at one of the email addresses found below.
If you have any questions, comments, or are interested in marketing, advertising, partnership, sponsorship, or otherwise, please contact us at the email address below.
If you're interested in adopting one of our dogs, or are looking for a specific size/breed that we do not have, please send us an email at the address below for an Adoption Application.
We are always looking for wonderful foster homes for our rescue dogs. Fostering is one of the most important and rewarding roles in animal rescue. TAP will provide all necessary items and veterinary care for your foster dog. If you're interested in fostering one (or more) of our dogs, please use the email address below to contact us. Feel free to include information about yourself, as well as the types/sizes/breeds of dogs you're interested in fostering, and the city/state you reside in.
*Note: If you see a dog in need that's being networked or otherwise, that you'd be willing to foster, and no rescue is backing the dog; send us a message on our Facebook page with a link to the animal and any conditions you have (ie: if you can foster short-tem or long-term).
If you'd like to volunteer for TAP to help with adoption events, networking, advertising, etc.. use the email address below.
Monetary and material donations are always welcome and needed. Please email the address below if you'd like to donate any items for our dogs (we desperately need crates, kennels, beds, toys, etc..). Use the same email address to make a PayPal donation to email@example.com. If you'd like to mail a payment, or use Chase QuickPay, please email Lori@theanimalpad.com.
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Our adoption process from start to finish, involves 5 forms total.
*Pet Owner Questionnaire
*Landlord Agreement (if applicable)
*Sterilization Agreement (if applicable)
All potential applicants must be capable of providing their adopted pet with routine and emergency veterinary care (yearly health checks, keeping vaccinations current, heartworm/flea preventatives, and immediate care in the event the animal is sick or injured). They are required to license their pet, and keep an identification tag on their pet at all times.
All applicants must agree to a home check, and provide us with a veterinary reference, or personal references if you're a first-time pet owners. Our home checks are not to invade the privacy of the applicants, we do this to ensure the pet is going into a safe home. We do not discriminate against non-homeowners, or those living in apartments, condos, or otherwise.
Applicants must agree in writing that if for any reason they are unable to keep or care for their pet, the pet will be surrendered back to our rescue and not attempt to re-home, turn over to a shelter, pound, rescue, new owner, sell, etc..
All TAP dogs must be vaccinated, microchipped, and sterilized unless a veterinarian provides a waiver citing due to medical (or legitimate) reasons, it's not recommended.
Our adoption fees vary from $125-250.