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Foster Donnie! Terrier Mix Oswego, IL
- Coat length
- Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
- Good in a home with
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Meet Foster Donnie!
This dog is in the shelter. Rescued Rascals has the opportunity to bring them to safety in Illinois but only if a foster home is committed to welcome them. If you decide the dog is the perfect fit, you have the first choice to adopt!
Two years old / 45lbs
Donnie might be one of the sweetest snuggest boys at the shelter. He's so soft and so sweet and when we met him recently, we all fell in love! Donnie loved playing fetch with the kids. He brought the ball back every time! Donnie walks nicely on a leash. After playing ball he went around to everyone so he could get pets and ear scratches. In the past Donnie has done okay with calm dog, but we think he'd be happiest as the only dog in the home. We all love Donnie so much and can't wait until we see him in a foster home!
Sadly, this dog is heartworm positive. Heartworm is a preventable disease that can become deadly if left untreated. Heartworm is not contagious to the dogs in your home. Thankfully there is treatment for heartworm disease! Rescued Rascals is prepared to provide the treatment to this dog, but they need to be in a foster home first. Fostering a heartworm positive dog is a 2–3-month commitment. The first month of treatment consists of daily antibiotic pills for the dog. The second part of treatment is two injections of medication followed by one month of limited activity. After that the dog can resume regular activity and is ready for adoption! While you foster, the rescue provides you with all the supplies you need for the dog, as well as support for any questions you have.
Fostering a heartworm positive dog is a rewarding experience – you don’t need any special qualifications – only the desire to help save a life.
We will provide all supplies and support while fostering. You provide a safe home and lots of love.
Please fill out an application on our website ASAP at http://rescuedrascalsil.org/foster-application/
*** This dog is also available for our foster to adopt program. ***
Location AddressOswego, IL
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