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Portuguese Water Dog, Mix

An adotable dog in Oak Ridge, NJ

  • Adult
  • Small
  • Male

:Lance is a friendly outgoing 6-7 year old cockapoo who came to us in horrible condition but doesn't let his past get him down! He loves everyone he meets and any kind of attention and has been waiting since the summer to find a loving home where he will be the only dog so he can have all the attention to himself. Lance would love to spend the holiday season in his own home- please email [email protected] if you are interested....
UPDATE 7/16- Lance's biopsy came back and the tumor was benign! He's healing nicely and looks and feels like a completely different dog- all he needs now is a home! He is very friendly and social and just wants someone to love and take care of him for the rest of his life.
Poor Lance was one of our most gruesome cases ever- he was filthy and matted with a big ulcerated infected mass on his cheek with live MAGGOTS in it! This poor guy had obviously been suffering from severe neglect for a long time before being dumped at a local pound. We rushed him right to our vet where the staff started cleaning him up right away, and had surgery 7/11 to remove the tumor. Despite his pain he has been a sweet happy boy who deserves a better life and someone who will make sure he never ends up neglected again. We think he's about 6 years old. Biopsy on the tumor is pending and are a hopeful for good news....We are in desperate need of donations toward his surgery and so we can continue to help the neglected dogs of NJ- please consider sponsoring him even if you can't adopt! Check up for updated photos soon, he feels like a different dog now!

We do not have a shelter- all our pets are in foster homes and can be seen by appointment only during the week, or at our weekly pet adoptions every Sunday at the Animal Clinic of Morris Plains from 12:30 to 3PM at 3009 Route 10 East next to 5 Star Car Wash (formerly Boulder Car Wash) in Morris Plains (Denville on GPS). To help us better match a pet to your household, we request you fill out an application on our homepage www.secondchance.petfinder.com and copy and paste it into an email, or print it and bring it to our adoption day when you come. Local inquiries only please- we do not do long distance adoptions.

Can't adopt but still want to help this dog? Click on the "Sponsor Me" button at the top of this page to donate toward his/her care! All donations are tax-deductible and go directly toward the care of our rescue dogs. Thank you for your support!

Contact Info


Second Chance Pet Adoption League

Oak Ridge, NJ

Phone: 973-208-1054

Email: [email protected]

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