Meet An Adoptable Dog
Breed: Poodle (Toy) (medium coat)
Weight: 11 lbs
Estimated Birthdate: 8/16/2011
Fence Needed: No
Location: Foster Home in Rocky Mount, NC
Reason for being in rescue: Leo was found as a stray and landed at the animal shelter. CPR pulled him from the shelter.
Special Needs: None noted
What kind of home would be best for me: Leo is as easy-going as they come. He would be great for a retired couple looking for a constant companion or for a first time dog owner. He is great with other dogs, but would be happy as the only dog. He is cat-friendly.
What is my personality like: Leo is an absolute sweetheart! How this precious boy ended up wandering the streets, matted to the bone, is a mystery. He is kind and gentle and has a heart as big as the United States. Leo loves laps, cuddles, an occasional toy, and sunning on the back porch.
How do I act when I first meet new people: Friendly
Tips and Tidbits: We affectionately refer to Leo as a modern-day Benjamin Buttons. When he arrived at the animal shelter, they estimated his age at 15 years based on his condition. A haircut, dental and neuter later, and our vets estimate that Leo is actually between 8-9 years old.
House trained: Dogs can be house trained if they are in the right environment and are allowed to follow a schedule as long as a physical reason doesn't keep them from being trained. A dog house trained in my home may not be in yours. We will help you teach your new dog this necessary skill and based on your schedule.
Please note - we do not ship or transport our dogs. If you are interested in adopting a dog, take a look at the distance between the dog's location and your location and make sure you are able to make the trip.
Thank you for your interest in a dog who needs a new home. This description contains all that we currently know about this dog. We have no perfect dogs - but many of our dogs have proven to be perfect for a certain someone. We urge all of our potential adopters not to fall in love with a picture. When screening applications, we look at the entire home and then make suggestions based on what would be a good fit for your home. You are not being screened for a specific dog although we are looking to see what type of dog interests you - poodles or non poodles, age, temperament, personality, etc. Our goal is to match you with the best possible pet for you and your home. We want to create furever families.
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