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K9 Master & Golf Classic

Saturday September 22, 2018

Join us for the first ever K9 Master & Golf Classic – Golf WITH your dog!

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Brutus- 3 Year Old Chihuahua- ADOPTED!

Meet Brutus, a 3 yr old chihuahua. He came into care with his two brothers from a situation where he did not get out much in the world. What a difference a week makes! Brutus is the daring explorer of the group. He is outgoing, adventurous and very sweet. He is crate trained and pee pad trained, and is even starting to walk well on leash. He is fine with other dogs, and people . Seeing as he was under socialized, his new home should be willing to take it slow but continue to expose him to new adventures. 

Adoption fee: $400

Slowpoke- 3 Year Old Chihuahua- PENDING

AVAILABLE for adoption- meet Slowpoke, a 3 yr old chihuahua who came into care with his two brothers. He was also under socialized but has come out of his shell really quickly. Slowpoke is the serious one of the group, but periodically his kookie side comes out and he turns into a crazy snuggle monster. He is also crate/pee pad trained and is learning how to walk on leash. Slowpoke is also fine with other dogs, and has been fully vetted.

Adoption fee: $400

Dahlia- 6 Year Old Collie/Shepherd Mix- ADOPTED!

This 6 yr old Collie/Shepherd mix is spayed and up to date on all shots. She LOOOVES people and is amazing with kids. Her doggy social skills have come leaps and bounds and we are working on them every day. She doesn’t make a peep in the car and loves the adventure. She sticks around off leash and loves to swim. She doesnt love the crate but left uncrated she is non destructive. Dahlia is housetrained and working on bell training and loves her walks, she gets 2 or 3 a day. Dahlia also has cat siblings in foster care and has no issues with them. She is a very easy dog to love! !
Adoption fee – $400

Winston- 6 Year Old Corgi/Chihuahua Mix- ADOPTED!

 Winston, a 6yr old-ish Corgi x chi.

Ru- 13.5 Year Old Shitzu Mix- ADOPTED!

Ru is a 13.5 year old male tiny teddy bear (shitzu mix) looking for a compassionate adoption. He is a quiet boy with diminished sight and hearing but happily plods along. He loves to be near his people for a good pet and scratch. Due to his age and general health, he does sleep a lot and tends to wander around at night. He is house trained but should be let out often to avoid any accidents. Ru is looking for a quiet home with someone home most of the time. He is fine with other dogs but would do best in a home without small children as he is a little frail. He is fine on leash and loves to go for short walks and sniff around.

** Ru will be a compassionate adoption and therefore has no adoption fee.  Her new family will be responsible for the cost of all future medication. **

Moss- 3 Year Old Labrador- ADOPTED!

This handsome guy is Moss, a loveable and cuddly 3 year old Labrador.  Moss absolutely loves people and actively seeks out cuddles and snuggles.  He seems to crave human attention and is definitely more interested in being with people than other dogs.  Moss gets along just fine with the resident dog in his foster home and is friendly when he meets other dogs on walks but he doesn’t show much interest in playing with them.  He does LOVE to play a good game of fetch though!  He has been wonderful with the kids in his foster home but Moss is a big boy who doesn’t realize his size.  He may prove to be too much dog for very young kids.

Moss needs to lose about 10 pounds so his new family must be committed to providing him with plenty of exercise.  He needs to work on his leash manners as he does pull and because of his size, he is very strong.    Moss is learning commands but so far only sits for a treat.  He would benefit from training classes.  Moss is crated while his foster family is at work and has shown no issues with it.  When he has been given the freedom to be loose at night, he has had some overnight accidents.  He also marked when he first arrived into care. He needs more time to adjust to living in a house and learning routines and expectations.  Because of this, Moss would likely do best with a family that is home throughout the day or else he would need to be crated all day and then again overnight.  That would be too much for a dog like Moss who absolutely adores human affection.  Moss is always within a few feet from his foster family and has been known to sneak into bed with them when they are asleep!

Moss is neutered and is up to date on all his vaccines.

Adoption Fee $400

Porty- 10 Year Old Bichon Mix- Available

Porty is a happy go lucky 10 year old Bichon x. Porty loves humans and getting lots of pets, doesn’t mind cats and is very interested in other dogs. You can usually find him wagging his tail as soon as a human shows interest in him. He loves sleeping in his crate at night (with the door wide open), and, as he is an older gentleman he takes his share of naps. He is not crated during the day and does very well in the house.

Porty came to ODR due to neglect. As a result, he has lost twelve teeth. We have also learned he has the early stages of cataracts in both eyes and hearing loss. The Vet says he may have a bit of trouble seeing at night, but foster momma says he has no trouble getting around whatsoever. Porty responds well when he sees you but must be kept on leash at all times when outside as he does not have verbal recall due to his hearing loss. This could be remedied through specific training.

Though he does have some challenges he has maintained a wonderful demeanour. When he wants something he stares at his foster momma and shivers and whines. He is housebroken but if you miss his cue, he may pee on the floor. His routine and cues are easy to learn and for the most part he only goes when he goes on a walk.

Porty loves to go for 15-20 min walks. The more times throughout the day the better. Porty has not been interested in toys but has tried to chew on bones. He likes to go in the car but will fidget for a bit before he settles down for a nap.

The ideal home for Porty would have someone home during the day or most of the day, and would have another dog for company. His foster mom does work during the day and he does well, but, as he is a very social fellow, if his fur brother is not at home with him when she is at work, he will get lonely and bark until she returns. Tail wags and happy dances will return right away.

Overall he is a beautiful little dog that will make a lovely companion for the right home.

Schnitzel- 10 Year Old Daschund- ADOPTED!

Schnitzel the Dashing Dachshund! He is a 10 year old grey and black dapple senior who is looking for his retirement home.

In the words of his foster: He loves his humans and likes nothing better than falling asleep beside his human on the couch or chair. He does not have to be crated, although will get into the garbage or Kleenex if available. Wonderful personality, happy, loving, good natured, he talks in “Dashound” noises, little squeaks apparently particular to this breed when they want something. It sounds like a dog whimper and a gerbil noise all together. 

He loves his walks but only slowly and not very far. He will play with his ball for hours and really loves his toys. He is deaf and is learning hand signals so someone with experience with deaf dogs would be an asset. Schnitzel gets along with other dogs but has not been cat tested. He is also good with children and doesn’t jump up.

Schnitzel does have separation anxiety so we will be looking for a home for him where his people are home more often than not and who are in detached housing. He has been neutered, has received his vaccines and a dental.

His adoption fee is $300.

Boady- 9 Year Old Golden Retriever- Available

 Meet Boady, a 9 year old Golden Retriever mix that came to us from the shelter. His temperament is great, sweet and gentle. He is friendly with dogs, lived with cats, house trained, mostly quiet when left alone. He can bark when first meeting a stranger but warms up quickly. His assessment was fabulous – the only thing he doesn’t like is his feet touched. He has a double ear infection, broken teeth, hot spots, and is severely overweight (suspected thyroid issue) but we are getting him back in shape and he will soon be ready to find his Furever home. Side note: he apparently loves to swim and can’t get enough of the water.

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