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My name is MURPHY in Nauvoo, IL.!

Brussels Griffon Dog for adoption in Lemont, Illinois - MURPHY in Nauvoo, IL.
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MURPHY in Nauvoo, IL.'s Info...

I am already neutered, purebred, up to date with shots, not good with kids, and good with dogs.

MURPHY in Nauvoo, IL.'s Story...
Adoption Applications for Murphy may be submitted at www.abgra.org. Questions may be emailed to abgrauppermidwest@yahoo.com.

Adorable little Murphy is very affectionate with his chosen person and gets along great with other dogs. He has discovered toys and loves to play with small dogs. He will be in your lap the second you sit down, he is great at cuddling, will follow you everywhere and would love to sleep in bed with you at night. He loves playing outside and needs a very securely fenced yard.

Murphy prefers women, but likes gentle, soft spoken men too. He bonds quickly with one person and is VERY wary of everyone else until he gets to know them. He would do best in a quiet home with an experienced pet owner who can help him improve his self confidence. Since he barks at noises, children and visitors, he would not be a good choice for apartment life. Murphy would love to have a securely fenced yard, a small dog playmate and a female person that works from home. Because of his behavior toward other people, taking him to work is not recommended. In addition, the activity and noises created by children make him very nervous and he might nip.

He weighs just 7.8 lbs and was born on 6/19/10. He is healthy, up-to-date on vaccinations, neutered, heart worm negative and taking preventative. He is house trained to potty pads and going outside but still has the urge to mark when he is nervous or upset. Murphy is being fostered in Nauvoo, IL and only applications within driving distance will be considered. Because of his small size, Murphy will not be placed in a home with large dogs and he does not do well with children of any age.

We never place our dogs in homes with invisible (electric) fencing & we never ship our dogs in cargo or transport them to adoptive homes. Doggy doors are OK as long as they are secured at night and when you are gone. Murphy is small enough to be carried away by a large hawk, coyote or other predator so should never be outside alone.

Facts about MURPHY in Nauvoo, IL.

  • Breed: Brussels Griffon
  • Color: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut - With Black
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male

Other Pets at American Brussels Griffon Rescue Alliance Inc. - IL

Why Adoption is a Great Option

MURPHY in Nauvoo, IL., a Lemont Brussels Griffon dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Brussels Griffon for sale in Lemont, or seeking a Brussels Griffon dog from a breeder in Lemont.

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