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Oliver Australian Shepherd Mix Washington, DC

  • Young
  • Male
  • Medium

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Health
Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
Prefers a home without
Other dogs, cats, children.

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Meet Oliver

If you are interested in adopting this dog, please download and complete an Adoption Questionnaire from our website and email Lisa at: lisas@k-9lifesavers.org
You can learn about the adoption process and find a Word, PDF and ONLINE version of the questionnaire by visiting: http://www.k-9lifesavers.org/howtoadopt/.
Dog's Name: Oliver
Estimated Breed : Australian Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 1 year
Approximate Weight: approx. 55-65 pounds
Currently Living at: Boarding
Adoption Fee: $325
DOG'S DESCRIPTION
Oliver is a gorgeous Aussie mix who is looking for an experienced owner. Oliver is a high energy sweetheart who is very smart and great in a home but he also has quirks and may not be a great fit for first time dog owner or family with small children. Apartment living is not a good option for Oliver. Oliver can be very sensitive about being grabbed around his collar area, and will snap and give a warning growl if he is uncomfortable, so he will need a home dedicated to working with him on desensitizing him. In a home where Oliver doesn't have clear boundaries and expectations, he creates his own rules, so we are looking for a home that will provide him with predictable and loving environment where he can thrive and show the true diamond that he is.
Your new pet will require a refresher in house-training. K-9 Lifesavers strongly recommends all new adopters enroll their new pet into obedience training. This provides for an easier transition into a new home, ensures the dog remains well socialized, and helps form a bond between the dog and the new family.
Adoption fees cover basic vetting, spay/neuter surgery, rabies, distemper/parvo vaccinations, treatment for worms, heartworm testing, monthly heartworm prevention and monthly flea/tick prevention (while the animal is in our care), and transport costs from high-kill shelter. Please note that on average, K-9 Lifesavers spend significantly more on each dog than their adoption fee. Adoption fee for HW positive dogs also covers heartworm treatment at our partner vets.
Foster Program: Foster homes provide for the temporary care of a rescue until the dog is placed into a loving, forever home. For more information on becoming a foster parent, and our Foster Program, visit http://www.k-9lifesavers.org/foster/ or email our Foster Coordinator at foster@k-9lifesavers.org
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For more information on K-9 Lifesavers, or to view a complete listing of all our Adoptable Dogs, visit our website at www.k-9lifesavers.org.
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  • Australian Shepherd
  • Young
  • Male