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Willard Wonka

Bearded Collie, Mix

An adotable dog in Arlington, VA

  • Senior
  • Large
  • Male

If you are interested in adopting this dog, please fill out the dog adoption questionnaire on our website and e-mail it to [email protected].

Breed Estimate: Bearded Collie mix
Gender: Male
Approximate weight: 55 lbs
Approximate age: 8 years
Location: Temporary housing - FOSTER NEEDED
Cratetrained: Unknown
Coat Type: Curly and soft-some grooming necessary

Willard is a sweet and silly boy who was recently rescued from a hoarding situation in rural Virginia. Poor Willard was born at this place. Sadly, he has lived his entire life confined to a kennel with a cement floor and chain link fencing for walls. Only his neighbor dogs were there to keep him company. Because Willard did not receive any vet care or heartworm preventatives, he has been diagnosed with heartworms. Thanks to kind people who donate to his healthcare fund, he will receive his heartworms treatment soon.

Despite this horrendous life, Willard is a cutie pie who desperately wants to be with people. He's very unsure when he first meets a new person, so it takes some time for him to trust them. Once he does, he is an incredibly fun, bouncy, and playful guy. Willard Wonka prefers the company of women right now. In time, he will learn that most people will treat him kindly.

Willard Wonka deserves to be a well-pampered guy with a person or family of his own. Can you give him his Golden Ticket - a loving home? Throughout your life together, he will be as sweet as the chocolate river in the Wonka factory and as adorably sassy as an Oompah Loompah. Please apply to foster or adopt Willard Wonka today.

The adoption fee for this dog is $275, which helps with the cost of routine vet care. This fee INCLUDES spay/neuter. Our adult animal fees are based on: fees we pay to shelters; vetting costs; transport costs and boarding costs. Some animals costs more than others to rescue so that is why our fees range from $275-$350.

Be sure to ask us about getting a free 30-minute phone consult with a professional dog trainer within the first 30 days of adopting - just for HT adopters. Start your new dog out on the right foot with this valuable, expert advice and guidance FREE!

Want to meet a handful of dogs in person? Check out a list of the upcoming pet adoption events on our website.

You can save animals like this one by becoming a foster! Fosters are like way stations between high kill shelters and forever homes. We need fosters so that we can save dogs before they are euthanized at the shelters. If you are interested in becoming a foster, please check out information about fostering on our website.

Thank you for contacting Homeward Trails Animal Rescue and helping to save a life!

Contact Info


Homeward Trails Animal Rescue, Inc.

Arlington, VA

Phone: 703-249-5066

Email: [email protected]

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