The dogs below are hoping they will be in their forever home soon! Thanks for considering them for your forever friend!
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Oscar was adopted 2.5 yrs ago and returned to us in May due to the fact that he went down in the back. His previous owners were educated about dachshunds' weight and the risk of stairs but still allowed him to do stairs and get 6 pounds overweight. He is now back down to 13 pounds.
Our must-haves for this sweet boy include:
- A fenced yard
- CANNOT do stairs/steps - No jumping or climbing
- Another dog to keep him company if you have to be out of the house
- His weight maintained at 13-14 pounds for his back's sake
- No apartments or high rise apartments or condos
Oscar is only going to PT now once a week and only to strengthen his muscles even more in his recovery. Don't think he can't run because he can keep up with the best of them that's way he has to have a fence yard. He loves kids, people and attention. If you are home a lot he would be well as an only dog. He is the major toy destroyer. He loves to go for short walks and doesn't pull on the leash. Oscar will always walk with a bit of a wobble walk but it only adds to his charm. PLEASE GIVE HIM A CHANCE AT A LASTING HOME.
If you are looking for a project but also want a sweet companion, please consider adopting Oscar, you won’t be sorry! Fill out an adoption application and see more about Oscar, including a short video, by visiting his personal pet page here!
Chipper is a sweet, sweet boy! Chipper came from a shelter in East Tennessee where his owners dumped him. He came into rescue at a whopping 31 pounds. We’ve helped him lose 8 pounds but he needs to lose about 7 more pounds. While doing his vetting it was discovered he has Cushing's Disease and will need to be on Vetoryl for this condition. Just one pill a day, no big deal.
Our wish list for him includes:
- No apartments or high rises - A fenced yard is preferred
- Another dog his age to keep him company if you have to leave the house
- Aware that the medications will cost about $40.00 per month
BIO UPDATE (1/16/21): Max has settled into our foster home and he is a very sweet boy! He has embraced daily walks and gets excited when he sees his leash. He loves to cuddle and being petted and will nudge your hand for more.
Max will let you know when its meal time as that is his favorite time of the day.
He does have some medical issues that require daily medications. That will be an additional cost but he is so worth it.
He sleeps well thru the night, currently in an open crate. Max gets along well with our female and respects her. He seems to be fully housetrained... not one accident so far!
ORIGINAL BIO: Max came from a shelter in north Georgia. We can’t imagine why anyone would turn him in! In just a few words he’s sweet, friendly, and gets along with all dogs. He does like to beg from the table but we don’t give him people food and no one should. It's not good for him. Our wish list for Max includes:
- A fenced yard is a must - Another dog or two to pal around with- Someone who is home a lot to keep him company because he does love his people- No apartments or high rises
After coming into rescue, Max had his gall bladder removed. He has fully recovered and is doing fine without it! During his initial vet exam, we also found he has a 4/6 heart murmur but no clinical signs of distress. He is on two medications to help with the blood flow.
Max loves to cuddle with either you or your dog. He is one of the easiest fosters we've had!
Please keep in mind that not only will you have the monthly heartworm prevention but you'll also have Vetmedin and Enalapril to purchase each month. Sadly, Max also has dry eyes so he'll need artificial tears.
Don’t let any of that scare you off... he is a dream to foster!
Sammy is the Barksdog for AADR.
You can read his story HERE.
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