An adotable dog in Rutherfordton, NC
Bear is a female Husky mix approximately 4 years old come mid Aug. of 2012. She is UTD on all shots, has been spayed, microchipped and appears to be well housetrained. She was adopted through our organization three years ago following a rescue as a young dog from her original home, where she was chained out and not monitored, which resulted in an embedded collar which cut into her neck all the way around. It was one of the worst embedded collars the vet had seen. She had three good years with her adoptive family until just recently when one of her owners died suddenly, resulting in extreme hardship for her remaining owner. Her owner was heartbroken at having to return Bear to our organization due to circumstances beyond her control. Bear has fit in easily into my household with my four dogs and foster kitten, but she still misses her home and tries to get me to take her out to my vehicle frequently, as if to go home. She is very sweet and loving, though she is not comfortable with being hugged. She loves to rub her head against you and give lots of kisses. She tries to get my pets to play with her and some of them will. She is not too pushy, so they don't get put off like they have with some other fosters. She is fascinated with the kitten and would love to play with him the way he plays with my smallest dog. Bear has not shown any aggression, only playfulness. Her previous owner said that they had to use a harness if they took her out anywhere on a leash, because she did not like collars. Based on past experience, that is understandable. Bear is heartworm negative and was given monthly flea/heartworm preventative meds at the end of June 2012. Bear has also recently been given Drontal dewormer as a precautionary treatment. She was shaved down on June 15, 2012. Her coat will require regular brushing/grooming. Even with her fur shaved down she does not like the heat and cannot take it for very long. Bear has already received some inquiries. Only serious inquiries need apply. If you would like more information on how to adopt this sweet girl, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The adoption fee is $75.00. An adoption application and vet references are required.
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