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Facts about me

Breed
Poodle (Miniature)
Color
White
Age
Senior
Size
(When grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Weight
Sex
Male
Pet ID

My info

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

My story

Available for adoption through Bright Hope Animal Rescue. ❗️SPECIAL NEEDS ❗️

ROGER

•Deaf
•Male-neutered
•Poodle
•10 pounds
•Age-oldish 🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️
•good with other dogs
•can cat test if needed
•no children
•housetrained-he’s twirling SUPER hard on this. He will go outside, but will use a wee pad if he isn’t let out.

Roger came to us after his owner died and the family surrendered him to our local animal control. He was in pretty rough shape. He had severe matting. After he was shaved, he has little sores all over him. They have scabbed over and healed nicely. He has the cutest quirky personality. He gets excited and runs and jumps like a baby goat. He does this about every time that I let him outside. We are trying to find him a home with adults only. He’s an old man and needs to be handled with care. He LOVES to be held and picked up, but it has to be done a certain way or he will snap. He’s super affectionate. Sleeps most of the time. Would be content being held all day long. He lays in my lap a lot while o work and likes to rub his eyes on my stomach 🤣 He can see very well. He’s a little stiff, but get around without any problems. He just needs someone to love him and accept him as is. He’s really easy once you learn how to pick him up. Which I can show you of course. He’s a funny little guy and a real joy.

Some things to keep in mind when considering adopting from us. We aren’t the easiest to adopt from, but some of our babies are fragile and we do everything in our power to set them up for success 🤗🤗 There is a lot of behind the scenes care behind their adorable little pictures.
•email brighthopeadoptions@gmail.com for an application. You will receive an auto reply with a link to our online application
•if we feel that it could potentially be a good fit for both the family and the dog, you will hear from us within 72 hours. If you don’t hear from us, it doesn’t mean that we don’t like the application, it’s just simply not a good fit for that particular dog. If you note that you are open to other dogs, we will keep your application on file and contact you if we have any other dogs now or in the future that may be a better match.
•we do adoptions in the ASHEVILLE, DC, NY, and New England areas. We have support systems in these areas, so all of our dogs need to go within a reasonable distance to these areas. Sorry, no MA adoptions. We don’t hold the appropriate license to place there. We will transport them to you.
•all of our dogs are fostered in East TN. We DO NOT do local adoptions. The shelters here are full of little dogs just like the ones we have. Our dogs are safe with us until they find a home. The ones in the shelter ARE NOT safe. We refer anyone local to a local shelter to adopt.
•we don’t have cookie cutter perfect little dogs. They all carry a little of their past with them in some way. We are BRUTALLY honest about their issues. Both medical and behavioral. We know our dogs inside and out. And we have to be 1000% confident with the adoption. We want this to be a happy time for both the family and the dog. If we don’t get the warm and fuzzies with the adoption, we don’t do it.
-I’m not great at monitoring comments, so please email the address above if you are interested in adopting.
~Thank you for your understanding with our process. It’s what we have always done and it works for us and we are GREAT matchmakers 😍😍
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Why adoption is a great option

Roger-DEAF, a Asheville Poodle (Miniature) dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Poodle (Miniature) for sale in Asheville, or seeking a Poodle (Miniature) dog from a breeder in Asheville.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Asheville 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 Asheville 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 Poodle (Miniature) breeders who help with Poodle (Miniature) rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Asheville paves the way for another one to be saved.