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ADOPTION PENDING – Lucy is a female Yellow Lab/hound mix, spayed and up to date on all vaccinations. We think she is betwee 3-5 years old. She is approximately 48lbs. Lucy is your typical country girl, laid back and friendly with everyone she meets! She has a low activity level, likes to go outside and run and play, but she quickly settles down to take a nap and in the sun. She is not a fan of the rain, and she will let you know that! She howls and “talks” to let you know she is stressed. Lucy is a little afraid of thunderstorms, but her foster mom tells us this fear is manageable.
This dog cannot be adopted to Massachusetts residents due to new laws regarding rescue dogs being prohibited from adoption. Please contact Patricia Cabral at: 617-626-1786 or Mike Cahill at: 617-626-1794 for questions regarding what dogs you are allowed to adopt.
RESCUE IS THE SOLUTION, NOT THE PROBLEM
Lucy is friendly with other dogs, and people of all ages. She is also friendly with other animals. While Lucy does enjoy with other dogs, being close to people is her thing. She chose to lie in a small bed made for a terrier under her foster mother’s computer desk to be close, even though she had her own large dog bed available. Lucy loves riding in the car and relaxes in the back seat freely. She is completely house trained. Lucy tends to pull a little on leash, but we are actively working with her on improving this behavior. She is not the biggest fan of the crate, but tolerated it when she was receiving her heartworm treatment. She is allowed to be free in the house and at night in her current foster home.
The perfect home for Lucy would be one where she could spend lots of time with her humans, and a nice fenced in backyard to run around in. She would gladly join a home with other dogs or children. She is so laid back you might say she is the female dog version of “Matthew McConaughey”. Our foster tells us that one look into Lucy’s eyes and you will fall in love. If you are looking for a super sweetheart that will melt your heart, then Lucy is the gal for you!! Please fill out an adoption application.
WHAT THE ADOPTION FEE PAYS FOR
|Worm Puppies Every 2 Weeks Till 12 Weeks||Worm Every Month Till Six Months||Pregnant & nursing momma’s wormed more||After That Dogs should be wormed every three months|
|1ST DHPP||Giardia Snap Test||BloodTests||Office Visit Fee – at least five Visits|
|2ND DHPP||Heart Worm Snap Test||Antibiotics||Health Certificate|
|3RD DHPP||Parvo Snap Test||Ear & Eye Medication||Skin Scraping|
|Bordetalla||Fecal Test||Flea & Tick Medication||Transport|
|Rabies||Ear Test||X-Rays||Spay / Neuter|
|Kennel Cough Booster||Eye Test||Dewormer||Collars|
|Leptospirosis||Corona Booster||HW Pills||Head Cones|
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- Always teach children how to approach and touch dogs
- Always supervise any interactions between dogs and young children to prevent any biting or ear or tail pulling on the part of either party.
- Teach your child never to approach any dog while he’s eating or sleeping or to try to take the dog’s food away. No dog, no matter how friendly, should ever be left unsupervised with a child.
- Children need to be taught how to how to approach and touch dogs, and always supervise any interactions between dogs and young children.
- No dog should ever be left unsupervised with a child because often-young children don’t understand that a cute little dog, or any dog, might not want “love and kisses.”
- Never let young children pick up a puppy or small dog. Instead, make them sit on the floor with the dog in their lap. Pay attention to the dog’s body language, and put him safely in his crate if he appears to be unhappy or uncomfortable with the child’s attention.
- Always teach children how to approach and touch dogs, and always supervise any interactions between dogs.
- Teach your child never to approach any dog while he’s eating or sleeping or to try to take the dog’s food away. No dog should ever be left unsupervised with a child.
- Be prepared dogs will protect themselves
- Most important, it is your responsibility to make sure that your children and the dog are supervised at all times and safe. You cannot leave it up to the dog, the dog is an animal and will behave like an animal. They rely on us to guide and protect them, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
- THIS IS YOUR JOB, NOT THE DOG
DISCLAIMER: THE BREED POSTED ON OUR DOGS’ BIOGRAPHIES ARE OUR BEST GUESS BASED ON SEVERAL YEARS OF DOG RESCUE. ADOPTERS WHO NEED TO KNOW THE EXACT BREED OF A PARTICULAR DOG MUST HAVE THE DOG TESTED AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE.
Application instructions: click the link below to apply for adoption of this dog.
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Click the expand button in the lower right corner of each video to view full-screen. See Cesar Millan’s tips on dog behavior.
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- Introducing Your Dog to a New Home
- Cesar’s House Rules
- How to introduce your dog to new people
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