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My name is Apollo!

Labrador Retriever/Shepherd (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Old Saybrook, Connecticut - Apollo

Facts about Apollo

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever/Shepherd (Unknown Type) Mix
  • Color: Black - With Brown, Red, Golden, Orange Or Chestnut
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: PCAR_25

Apollo's Info...

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

Apollo's Story...
Thank you for your interest in Apollo, here is more information:

GENERAL BEHAVIOR AND IDEAL HOME:
He was adopted as a puppy by a woman and her husband and then given to family member shortly thereafter. He lived with the family member all of his life until they recently moved out of state and "couldn't take him". He ended up back with the original couple, who "couldn't keep him" at 12 years old. Apollo is laid back, happy go lucky, fairly independent, loves toys.


GENERAL VETERINARY CARE:
Apollo has been:
~ spayed/neutered
~ microchipped
~ dewormed
~ heatworm-tested negative if dog is of age to be tested ( 6 months or older)
~ up to date on all age appropriate shots
~ treated with a flea preventative

ADOPTION FEES
Rescues participating in our events are not allowed to charge more than $385 an adoption fee and some adoption fees are much less - it depends on what the rescue chooses to charge - Dog Days does not take any portion of the adoption fees.

APPLICATION FORM:
http://godogdays.org/find-my-new-best-friend.htm (Copy and paste to browser.)

ADOPTION PROCESS - Before the Event
If you would like to begin the application process, please fill in the form at the link above and we will review your information, call your personal and well as vet references. PLEASE Fill in the application if you're interested in adoption, this will save you time at the event. We hope you will understand the careful scrutiny of potential adopters is not only for the safety and well-being of the dog but also for a positive experience for your household. Thank you for saving the life of a shelter dog through adoption; you are truly a hero.
-- A letter from your vet on their letterhead will also be very helpful if they won't be open for us to call as a reference.
-- If you are renting, please note you must have a written letter of permission from your landlord to own a dog on their property. Dog Days will be conducting interviews of prospective adopters.
-- If you have never owned a dog and therefore do not have a vet reference let us know right away and we'll try to do a home visit before the adoption weekend. First time adopters need a quick home visit to make sure they are ready to take a dog home for the first time.

ADOPTION PROCESS - During the Event Weekend
-- Plan on spending at least three to four hours going through the adoption process. We want you to be completely confident in your new pal so we will ask you to speak to a trainer, a veterinarian as well as interview with a member of our adoption team and the rescue.
-- As a policy, Dog Days will not hold dogs for potential adopters so it is important to come to the event by 11:00am Saturday morning if you have your heart set on a particular dog.
-- PLEASE NOTE THAT DOGS ARE GIVEN TO THE BEST HOME, NOT FIRST IN LINE.

Each dog and puppy has been seen by a Connecticut veterinarian who will also be on site to answer any questions you may have. We'll have professional groomers on site to give your new pal a bath before you take them home (no charge) and our adoption bags will give you information and samples for use at home.

EVENT TIMES AND LOCATION
Event times and location will be posted online at: http://www.godogdays.org/

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

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

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