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ParkerRescue Me ID: 18-01-21-00384

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About Parker

Adoption Fee: 250
Chihuahua mix
Age: Young Adult
Sex: Male

SPECIAL NEEDS DOG LOOKING FOR SPECIAL HOME! Meet Parker! Parker is ~2yr old, 8 lb chihuahua. He came to us with a fractured back and shattered pelvis, which has left Parker paralyzed in his rear end. This injury has not slowed him down physically, though, and definitely has not broken his spirit. He is the happiest, most playful little guy around. We have ordered him a cart to be able to provide some mobility assistance. Parker needs a home that will be up to the challenge of caring for a rear paralyzed dog- the main challenge being potty habits. He doesn't really have bladder or bowl control, but we do think he could be taught to go on a schedule with assistance. He is going to be starting with some swim therapy to see if that helps keep his muscle tone up and builds rear end strength. He loves other dogs and does great with people of all ages! He would even love a job maybe going to schools to teach kids about disabilities and overcoming adversity (3 Parker's adoption donation of $250 helps to cover his medical care, includinghis visit to the neurologist and his wheelchair. Application, reference checks, and home visit required. Adopters must live 1.5 hours driving distance from Romeoville, IL. For more information on adopting, please email us at info@perfectpooches.org. If you are interested in adopting, please complete an adoption application, which can be found on our website at www.perfectpooches.org under the Adoption Process tab. All dogs are spayed/neutered, current on vaccines, heartworm tested (age appropriate), fecal tested and/or dewormed, and microchipped.

Will County
Romeoville, Illinois

Compatibility

  • Good with Most Dogs
  • Good with Kids and Adults

Personality

  • High Energy
  • Somewhat Dominant

Health

  • Neutered
  • Vaccinations Current

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