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Mr. Magoo

  • Dog
  • Poodle
  • Poodle
  • Manhattan, KS
  • Senior
  • Male
  • Small
Manhattan, KS

About

House-trained
Yes
Health
Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered, special needs.
Prefers a home without
Children.

Meet Mr. Magoo

Mr. Magoo is a senior poodle (mix?). His age estimate is around 10-12 years old. Magoo gets around great for an older fella, especially considering he has cataracts and is completely blind. Magoo does need help up and down stairs (they are dangerous for him because he can't see but is still very confident) but he is more than happy to let you pick him up. His healthy weight is around 13-14 lbs.

Magoo likely lost his sight due to uncontrolled diabetes. When he arrived with RCHS he had lost about 1/3rd of his body weight and was very sick due to this untreated condition. He is now back up to a healthy weight and feeling much much better. Magoo's adopter will need to be willing to continue working with their vet to keep his diabetes under control and be comfortable giving twice daily insulin injections. We would love to see Magoo go to a home with experience managing diabetes but we are also open to adopters willing to learn. Magoo also has 3 eye medications that he takes twice a day for dry eye and a luxating eye lens.

Magoo absolutely charms every person he meets. He is an incredibly good natured dog. Even when he felt terrible he never gave anyone any trouble about anything. He just wants to love and be loved. Magoo is very affectionate but not super clingy. He will happily nap on your lap or by your side but doesn't require constant contact. He is just as happy to take a nap on the people furniture by himself. He is confident and independent but loves his people. He is also great with other animals, although some may be annoyed by him bumping into them. Magoo is excited for short walks and would love a yard to sun himself in (although this is not a requirement for his adoption). He is completely, solidly potty trained up to 4-5 hours at a time but does sometimes wear a diaper overnight. Magoo is not much of a barker but will whine and growl when he wants to go out or thinks he should get dinner early.

If you think Mr. Magoo may be your man please submit an application here: http://www.rchsks.org/our-animals/adopt-a-pet/adopting-a-dog

Photo credit: Ashley Smith

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