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My name is Lulu!

Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)/Retriever (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adption in Troy, Michigan - Lulu
Photo 1 - Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)/Retriever (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Troy, Michigan - Lulu
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Facts about Lulu

  • Breed: Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)/Retriever (Unknown Type) Mix
  • Color: Brown/Chocolate - With White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: Lulu

Lulu's Info...

I am already spayed, housetrained, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and not good with cats.

Lulu's Story...
Hi! My name is Lulu! I am a very lucky dog. This nice man saved me and promised to help me find a forever home, where I'll never be abandoned again. I am 1-and-a-half years old, crate trained and housetrained. Right now I'm in foster care with another dog. I am extremely friendly with people and I know some basic behavior commands. It's important to know that I don't like all dogs. It's kind of like people - people don't like all other people. Well, I'm the same way. I like some dogs, but not others. I need a confident owner who will be my leader. I can't have a push-over parent who lets me get away with everything. I do much better when I have a routine and I know what's expected of me. Lead and I shall follow. And there's a reason why I need this - I have been bounced around from home to home four times now because people "didn't have enough time for me." So I need a final landing - a forever home where I can settle in and realize I'm not just waiting to be abandoned again. I'm a smart girl and a quick learner, and I enjoy training time and learning new things. I also like to play and to be affectionate with my people.Please give me a chance. I'm a fun, happy dog who just needs to find someone who understands me and who will give me time and lots of love. Adoption fee: $75 and includes testing, vaccinations, spay and microchip.

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Lulu

Apply online: www.pawsforliferescue.org

UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Third Sunday of Every Month: Adoption Event at Petco, 4820 S. Baldwin Rd, Lake Orion/Auburn Hills. From noon to 4 p.m., come meet adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens (as available). A selection of adoptable cats and kittens live at the store full-time and you can see them any time the store is open: Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Sundays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Adoption event dates for 2013: July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20, November 17 and December 15.

  • Strut Your Mutt: Paws for Life is raising money through Best Friends' annual Strut Across America virtual dog walk. For $10, supporters can join our team and become part of the PFL Strut Your Mutt dog pack. Each participant gets a fundraising web page where you can set your target goal, invite friends and family to join your team and share your accomplishments. For more info, to make a donation and/or to join the Paws for Life Strut Your Mutt dog pack, go to http://www.strutyourmutt.org/team/pflrescue.

  • Sunday, October 20: Detroit Marathon. Paws for Life is raising money through the Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank marathon or half-marathon this Fall. Click here for more information. RSVP to cassie@pawsforliferescue.org.

  • Sunday, November 17: Las Vegas Rock 'n Roll Marathon. Paws for Life is raising money through the Las Vegas Rock 'n Roll marathon or half-marathon this Fall. Runners and walkers who raise enough money from sponsors and pledges will earn a free trip to Vegas, plus race registration fees covered. Click here for more information. RSVP to cassie@pawsforliferescue.org.


Adoption and Foster Care Application: https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dDFIYXdMYUdlVXEwT0l4cGpOM2lhSHc6MQ


NOTE ABOUT BREED LABELING: Visual breed identification of dogs is unreliable and usually inaccurate. So, for most of our adoptable dogs, we are only guessing at predominant breed or breed mix. We get to know each dog as an individual and will do our best to describe each of our dogs based on personality, not by breed label.


Why is labeling a dog such a big deal? A label will stick with a dog for the rest of its life. A label can mean discrimination, losing its home or even death. Labels are a problem for the dogs when we, as the local experts on animals, allow adopters, politicians and community members to think that the label we assign can predict who that dog is or will be.


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Adoption Process:
Complete the application at the link above or send an email to info@pawsforliferescue.org to tell us which pet you're interested in and we'll send you a questionnaire that will help us make the best match for you and your new pet. We then arrange a location, date and time for you to meet some pets. If the meeting goes well and everyone is happy, you begin the mandatory, minimum two-week adjustment period with the pet as part of your family. You will pay the non-refundable adoption fee at the start of the two-week adjustment period. This pending period allows your new dog or cat time to adjust to their new home, new people, new routine, etc., and for you to decide if it's a match and the right pet for you. At the end of two weeks (some people extend the adjustment time as needed and that's fine too), if everyone is happy, then we finalize the adoption. Feel free to email if you have any questions.

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Lulu, a Troy Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)/Retriever (Unknown Type) dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)/Retriever (Unknown Type) for sale in Troy, or seeking a Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)/Retriever (Unknown Type) dog from a breeder in Troy.

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