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Spayed or Neutered,
Meet Your Future Companion: Barney
Hello there, potential forever family! I'm Barney, a charming and dashing male dog with the heart of a Beagle and the spunk of a Rat Terrier. I weigh in at a perfect 30 pounds and sport a dashing appearance, complete with my unique feature-a handsome stubby tail that's always ready for a wagging good time.
Life has thrown me a bit of a curveball by introducing me to heartworm, but fear not! The amazing clinic staff believes that the most nurturing and enduring place for a dog like me during treatments and recovery is with a loving family like yours.
If you're considering adopting me, rest assured that you won't be alone in this journey. The clinic staff will be your steadfast companions, guiding you every step of the way. They're here to answer your questions, provide support, and ensure that my path to renewed health is smooth and successful.
The heartworm treatment process typically spans three months and involves some easy-peasy at-home steps to guarantee my safety as I mend. The final step is a follow-up test six months after treatment initiation, just to make sure I'm back in tip-top shape.
Now, I know heartworm sounds daunting, but the clinic staff is brimming with confidence about my full recovery. Woohoo! And here's a tidbit you should know: Heartworm can only spread from one critter to another through those pesky mosquitoes, so there's no need to worry about direct transmission.
Speaking of getting to know me, the clinic ran a guard test, and here's the scoop: I'm a well-behaved guy, but I had a minor hiccup around food. I was all polite and charming until that pretend hand entered my food bowl. So, it's essential to remember the importance of giving me my space during meal times. It's all about harmony, folks!
Now, onto my interactions with my fellow four-legged pals. I'm all about politeness and tried to kick off some playtime with another dog, but I also made it clear that I enjoy my own space. So, a young, playful pup might not be my cup of tea, but a calm or senior dog could be a perfect match. Before we finalize anything, a dog-to-dog introduction is a must-it's all about finding the perfect fit!
So, lovely humans, are you ready to welcome me into your home and heart? I'm excited to embark on this journey with you, promising endless tail wags, love, and unforgettable moments. Let's conquer this challenge together and emerge stronger than ever.
With paws and love,
Stop in and meet my cute self in person during our adoption hours. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 847-697-2880 x: 90, and the staff will be happy to help you.
Our dogs and puppies go home spayed/neutered, microchipped, heartworm tested (6 months and over), and up to date on core vaccines, heartworm, flea, and tick preventatives. Their adoption also includes a free-vet exam at one of our participating veterinarians.