Archive » September 28, 2006
Adopt a Pet
By Karen Lee Stevens
This 4- to 5-year-old neutered male Border Collie is focused, affectionate and is eagerly awaiting the next command or tennis ball. This is a breed that needs a job and Lance is out of work. He recently filled out a job application for “Loyal Family Companion” and is hoping to be gainfully employed in the near future. His job description includes sitting at humans’ feet while they read a book or watch TV, riding in the car, having his belly rubbed, shaking paws and acting silly. This 50-pound boy is too sociable to be left out in the back yard by himself for any period of time, but is so well-mannered that he can easily accompany his person anywhere – work, errands, visiting friends.
If you have an opening for a Loyal Family Companion in your home, please stop by the Dog Adoption and Welfare Group (DAWG) to interview Lance for the position. He accepts appointments on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 pm to 7:30 p.m., and Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 pm. Other times by appointment. Please call DAWG at 681-0561 to schedule an interview.
411 on DAWG
DAWG is a private, non-profit, no-kill dog rescue organization, owned and operated by volunteers, and serving lost and abandoned dogs. The kennels are located at 5480 Overpass Road (off Patterson Avenue just beyond the County Animal Shelter). All dogs are treated with K9 Advantix (flea/tick/mosquito protection), have been spayed/neutered, are current on all vaccinations, and have been implanted with a Home Again microchip. If needed, a consultation with DAWG's dog trainer is provided free of charge to new adopters.
View other adoptable cats, dogs and bunnies at www.allforanimals.com.
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