Meet An Adoptable Dog
Breed: Poodle (Miniature) (short coat)
Weight: 10.50 lbs. Ralph is underweight and needs to gain 2-3 pounds.
Height: 14 in
Estimated Birthdate: 8/22/2010
Fence Needed: No, but he would love one
Location: Foster Home in Rocky Mount, NC
Reason for being in rescue: Ralph was found as a stray in rural VA. Carolina Poodle Rescue pulled him from the shelter.
Special Needs: Ralph had a dental on 9/25/20. He lost all of his teeth. He will be on soft food for the rest of his life. Ralph is developing age-related cataracts. His skin is also recovering from a flea infection. This handsome boy's body is healing well in his foster home and is ready for his forever home.
What kind of home would be best for me: Sweet Ralph is a handsome senior boy looking for his retirement home. His needs are pretty simple - a warm bed, plenty of food, and the ability to snuggle in the bed at night. Ralph would love a retiree that is home during the day, but this isn't a requirement. He is a quiet, gentle boy that will do great in most environments.
What is my personality like: Ralph is a go-anywhere buddy. He is quiet, low-key and does well in any environment you put him into. He is living in a foster home with large and small dogs and cats and is great with all. He loves to ride in cars and is a great travel buddy. What Ralph wants most is a lap. He is a sleep in the bed, snuggle close to you, always around sort of boy. If you're looking for a velcro dog that will give you his entire heart, Ralph would love to be your boy.
How do I act when I first meet new people: Friendly
Tips and Tidbits: The shelter estimated that Ralph is 10 years old. Given this, we have estimated his birthday at 8/22/2010
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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