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My name is Twinkle!
Adoption process
1.

Submit Application

2.

Interview

3.

Approve Application

4.

Home Check

5.

Sign Adoption Contract

Adoption application
Apply to Adopt

Facts about me

Breed
Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier/Maltese
Color
Tan/Yellow/Fawn
Age
Adult
Size
(When grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Weight
(Current) 6 lb
Sex
Pet ID
ps_79288194

My info

Small blue checkmark Good with dogs
Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered
Small blue checkmark Housetrained
Small blue checkmark Has special needs

My story

**WE ONLY DO HOME VISITS FOR ADOPTIONS NEAR BROWARD & PALM BEACH COUNTIES**



Meet Twinkle, she is a 10 year old girl who came from a hoarding situation. She arrived in terrible conditions. Her hair smelled like urine and poop and her hair was severely matted. This tiny 6.5 lb girl has suffered so much. She has never interacted positively with humans so she is very scared. Extremely hard to see her shaking with fear when all you would like to do is love her.

She doesn't come to you and she hides in the corner, under furniture, or under the blanket. No matter what you do, she is just terrified of humans. She is currently in a foster home where is learning to walk on a leash but all with some baby steps. She will require some long-term rehabilitation to help her understand that humans are good so for now she will continue to work with her foster parents.

Her ideal home is with someone who will be patient with her and give her a little space but also love her enough to just sit with her on the sofa or the bed. She doesn't bite when you reach out to her to pick her up, but she will try to run from you! Once you have her in your arms, she is a complete love. Then you put her down and she will run from you as if you were going to hurt her! In time she will overcome this with love and patience. She does well with other small dogs so having a socialized calm dog would help her.

She will require a secure home with a fenced yard (No exceptions) due to her fear, we want to ensure she is secure but also cannot be left alone in the yard. For now, we walk Twinkle on a leash at all times. She is a runner so if you look away, she will be gone. Twinkle is learning. Everything scares her, loud noises so children would not do well with her.

She does have a grade 4 out of 6 heart murmur. She will be on meds the rest of her life and will need ongoing cardiology care. She is currently on vetmedin, so think long-term with medication, vet care, grooming as well as monthly heartworm prevention. Contact your vet and get some idea of pricing on her medical care before applying. This dog's adoption fee is $200 to go towards their vetting (vaccines, spay/neuter, heartworm/Ehrlichia/Lyme test, fecal test, pre-op blood work, dental cleaning, and microchip as well as grooming if needed). If you are interested please fill out the adoption application For additional information regarding our adoption process, please check our FAQ's Page



 *All dogs in the care of Get a Life Pet Rescue live in loving foster homes while waiting for their perfect match. They don't live in cages or crates (unless there is a medical reason to do so.) They are treated as family pets while in our care. * All dogs in our care are fed premium brand holistic food as well as supplements and vitamins specific to each dog's needs. We don't buy inexpensive bulk dry kibble, our rescues are fed premium wet food diets as part of a comprehensive rehabilitation program to ensure maximum health.*All of our rescues receive complete quality vetting including full dental cleaning with pre-op bloodwork, spay/neuter, vaccines, and grooming. Dogs in need of specialized medicine will be seen by specialists, such as full cardiac workups, ophthalmologist visits, all suspicious lumps, and bumps are biopsied, and every medical need is transparent to potential adopters. *Once you adopt from Get a Life Pet Rescue, you become part of our compassionate family and we are here for you if a problem with your precious dog arises.


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Rescue

Get A Life Pet Rescue/South Florida Pet Rescue and Rehabilitation, Inc.

Their adoption process

1.

Submit Application

2.

Interview

3.

Approve Application

4.

Home Check

5.

Sign Adoption Contract

Additional adoption info

Adoption Procedure: Adoption Application Meeting with the dog(s) Home check Adoption Contract Adoption Donation Between $150-$400

Go meet their pets

Adoption Procedure: Adoption Application ~ http://getalifepetrescue.com/index.php/galpr-info/adoption-application Home check~ At potential adopters home Adoption Contract ~ During Home visit. Adoption Donation Between $150-$350~ During Home visit.

More about this rescue

Based out of Broward County and serving the Tri-County area, Get-A-Life Pet Rescue volunteers retrieve pets who have been abandoned and provide them with a chance at the life they deserve. Our animals come from a variety of sources, including Animal Services, owner surrenders and as strays. Get-A- Life Pet Rescue volunteers, including our Board Members, play an active role in finding the animals a safe and happy home. All our pets are given a full veterinary exam. They are vaccinated, spayed/neutered, micro chipped, put on heartworm/flea & tick prevention medication as well as dental & grooming services as needed. Donations are very critical as they assist us in giving each pet full medical treatment, physical and behavioral rehabilitation and the necessities that allow them to thrive in their "forever home". Because Get-A-Life Pet Rescue doesn’t have a facility to house the pets as they are rescued, each pet is matched with an appropriate foster home in the Tri-County area. With individual fostering, we are able to provide interested applicants with details on the pet's personality and provide a needs list to allow the pet a tranquil transition. Our volunteers promote responsible adoptions and lifelong relationships with the adopter’s new pet. We educate all adopters and provide them with all tools necessary to have a balanced and happy lifelong pet. Our ultimate goal at Get-A-Life Pet Rescue is to increase humane awareness through education, resulting in the humane treatment of animals, and reduction of the over population and abuse problems of today.