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MARCUS - $150Rescue Me ID: 22-04-20-00365

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About MARCUS - $150

Adoption Fee: $150
Lab mix
Age: Young Adult
Sex: Male

It is important you research the dog's lifestyle needs to make sure that they fit yours - just as you would ensure compatibility with a human, you are committing to share your life for 10+ years. Please take the time to read ALL information provided. MARCUS was saved from a shelter in the south. MARCUS is neutered, rabies, age-appropriate vaccines, heartworm & tick disease tested negative, dewormed and on monthly preventatives. He weighs around 55 pounds and has an estimated date of birth of 27 August 2017 . We have no way of knowing for sure what breed he is and so it is up to potential adopters to look at his pictures, video's many more can be found on the rescue website, and decide for themselves. Marcus is a fun, loving, affectionate and active boy. He had a great family in Alabama, however, he had some of the other family dogs were not getting along and so they had to be separated. For this reason we are looking for a family who doesn't have any other dogs, to ensure that Marcus can enjoy all the love and attention all for himself. He is a very sweet boy, if he was a human he would be a gymnast as he jumps and bounces like he has springs on his feet. Marcus is a great age of around 5 years old, so we are looking for an active family to ensure he has the lifestyle that he needs and ensuring he gets the physical and mental stimulation that he and all dogs need. Marcus is well mannered and responsive, eager to please, takes treats gently, rides great in the car, walks nicely on the leash - although of course when excited he does pull a little. He has NEVER seen snow and so an exciting winter is ahead for him. MARCUS is located at Give a Dog a Home Rescue in Sebec and is available for adoption for a reduced adoption fee of $250. Ľ└%BDĽ└%BD%BD'Ľ└%BDĽ└%BD%BDĽ└%BDĽ└%BD%BD Dog Application Form - https://www.giveadogahome-rescue.org/forms/form?formid=5838 Dogs have access and use dog doors to go outside, they will not know to let you know they need to go outside, so families must expect accidents and be prepared to teach your new dog to let you know when they need to go outside. The rescue buys food in bulk, by the truck load and there are a variety of brands and flavours. None of the food given is less than a 4* food rating. There have not been issues with eating any of the varying foods. It is important that you do your research on the ingredients and speak to your vet or a nutritionist on grain vs grain free! Ľ└%BDĽ└%BD%BD'Ľ└%BDĽ└%BD%BDĽ└%BDĽ└%BD%BDYou MUST understand that dogs need time to decompress and adapt to their new environment and home. It is a HUGE transition they make from the kill shelter, being vetted, on transport for 3 days and arriving in Maine where the temperature and such is very different to what they have only known. In rescue there is what is known as the '3 Point Rule' Days 1-3 your dog is stressed, anxious, confused as to where they are now. Weeks 1-3 your dog is adjusting, settling in, learning things. At the 3-month point, your dog understands they are home, and have built up a trusting relationship where they feel loved and secure. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the ADOPTION INFO tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 1-2 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then we can schedule your appointment to come to the rescue in Sebec, Maine for meet/greet/adopt Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. https://www.giveadogahome-rescue.org/forms/form?formid=5838 ALL Dogs are LOCATED AT THE RESCUE IN SEBEC, MAINE . We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx. 8 miles) and approx. 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend.

Piscataquis County
Sebec, Maine 04481

Compatibility

  • Good with Kids and Adults

Personality

  • High Energy
  • Average Temperament

Health

  • Neutered

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