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- Cairn Terrier
- Cairn Terrier
- Temple, GA
- Spayed / neutered, special needs.
- Good in a home with
- Other dogs, cats, children.
Age: 13 years
Health: Treatable, Cushing's Syndrome and minor kidney issues
Behavior: Friendly but can be cranky
Affectionate: Most of the time
High Energy: No
Dog Friendly: Yes
Cat Friendly: Yes
Toddler/Baby Appropriate: No
Child Appropriate: 10 yrs or older
Other: Has medication, special food. loves getting brushed and baths. Loves to Roll in bed and in the grass
My name is Tazz and I am a 12 year old Cairn Terrier. I came to Life is Labs when my mom was no longer to physically take care of me because she got sick. She made sure that I came to a place that would make sure I found a good home for my "Golden" years. I am your typical terrier and I can be feisty sometimes, but once I get to know you, I am fine. I get along with other dogs and cats. I am already neutered, up to date on my shots, HW negative and microchipped. I love to lay around and wiggle upside down! They just recently found out that I have Cushing's Syndrome and some problems with my kidneys. I am 12, so that is to be expected. I have medicines that I take daily and I eat special kidney food to help my kidneys work better. I still have lots of love to give to the right person. I want a home where I can lay on a big comfy bed and just be lazy all day. If you are interested in me, you can fill out and application at www.iwag.org.
ADOPT WITH PEACE OF MIND!
For almost 20 years, we have worked with owners and dogs with training and rehabilitation. We bring these skills to our rescue program to help you and/or your family find the perfect new dog that fits your lifestyle, activity level, home environment and personality. We pride ourselves on working closely with you to not only find the perfect dog, but to provide service and care for you and your new companion after adoption.
Whether you are looking for a new puppy, a laid back senior dog or a well-behaved adult dog, we have you covered! We even have you covered if you can find it in your heart to open your home to a special needs dog that may require a little extra TLC.
Our dogs are trained, socialized and ready to love your family. They have lived at our home-based boarding, training and rescue facility where we have worked to fully assess them so that we can help you make a perfect match with your new companion.
We offer adoption programs that include formal training and we do several private lessons with adopters prior to adoption so that you and your new dog can learn to work together and, equally or more importantly, bond prior to going home.
We also offer special placements for dogs who are less adoptable due to age, health or medical requirements or behavioral issues aren’t responsive to training but can be managed in the proper home. We place these dogs on a case by case basis.
ALL ADOPTIONS INCLUDE:
discounted boarding for life, full vaccinations, spay or neuter, parasite free, current on parasite prevention, microchipped. Lifetime counseling for anything you need related to your adopted dog.
FULL SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAM ADOPTIONS ALSO INCLUDE:
private lessons prior to going home, unlimited private lessons for life, a remote collar
CHOOSE A PROGRAM:
ALL OF OUR ADOPTION PROGRAMS INCLUDE CURRENT VACCINATIONS, SPAY/NEUTER, PARASITE FREE, CURRENT ON PARASITE PREVENTION, MICROCHIP AND LIFETIME COUNSELING TO ASSIST IN A QUALITY LIFE FOR YOU AND YOUR ADOPTED DOG.
In the event of multiple approved applications on any given dog, preference is given to applicants who select a training program.
Because we want each of our dogs and their families to be safe and happy together. We want to know that if a leash slips off, or someone leaves a door open, or a squirrel comes by that your dog will not run off and get hurt, lost or worse. The goal of our program is peace of mind for the families that adopt our dogs and a happy, active life for our dogs with their families.
ULTIMATE ADOPTION PROGRAM (TRAINING INCLUDED) $999 –
Includes our 28 Day OFF LEASH ULTIMATE TRAINING program
Training program normally priced at $1749; includes 20% off boarding for life, private lessons for life, 24/7 support, remote training collar – READ MORE ABOUT THIS TRAINING PROGRAM
EXPRESS ADOPTION PROGRAM (TRAINING INCLUDED) $699 –
Includes our 14 Day OFF LEASH EXPRESS TRAINING program
Training program normally priced $999; includes 20% off boarding for life, private lessons for life, 24/7 support, remote training collar) – READ MORE ABOUT THIS TRAINING PROGRAM
ECONOMY ADOPTION PROGRAM (NO TRAINING INCLUDED) $349
All dogs are eligible for adoptions without training. Fence yard required.
10% off boarding for life
SENIOR OR SPECIAL NEEDS $NEGOTIABLE
Negotiable based on dog and home (older dogs or dogs with special needs, fenced yard usually required)
HOMEBUDDIES $FREE –
INCLUDES our 14 day OFF LEASH EXPRESS program, valued at $999; difficult to place dogs that may have behavior issues that have not been responsive to training, but will still make great companions when matched with the right home; only expense is the cost of a remote training collar at $200) – READ MORE ABOUT THIS TRAINING PROGRAM
OUR ADOPTION PROCESS
Complete our adoption application (PDF Version – it’s long! online is best!). It usually takes our volunteers just 1-2 business days to process your application.
Once you are approved, we will set up a visit (by appointment please so that we can be available for you) to our facility to visit with the dogs that meet your preferences based on your application. You can visit more than once if you need more time to help choose a new companion.
Once you select your companion, we may do a home visit.
We complete an adoption contract. Dogs that are not receiving formal training can go home at this time.
For dogs adopted through a training program, we do 2-3 visits/lessons, with the last being the day you take your new pup home. This time frame and the lessons can vary by dog and adoptive individual and family. They can be affected by weather and holidays, but we work hard to get your dogs home as quickly as possible, while completing the training lessons that are important to your new dog and your family.
FOR ADOPTIONS RECEIVING OUR FULL SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAM:
THIS IS **NOT** your typical “pet store” or group class training.
The result is a dog that you can enjoy in any setting and know that it’s safe and a pleasure for everyone it visits with. You will be able to run, bike, hike, camp, garden and just plain relax with a dog that isn’t going to run off or cause trouble.
With the exception of seniors and special needs dogs, all of our adoptables receive either our “14 Day Express Off Leash” or “28 Day Ultimate Off Leash” training program, which are available to the general public. READ MORE ABOUT THESE PROGRAMS HERE
If you are adopting a puppy, they will go home with you and then come back around 6-8 months to complete their training.
Our training program includes behavior training, socialization and obedience training. When dogs complete our program, they will walk with you both on leash and off, we have addressed any manners/behavior issues that would cause problems in their new homes and they will come when called reliably off leash. Some dogs do have lingering issues that we fully disclose — the most common is dogs that can jump 4′ fences (which is probably why they ended up in the shelter in the first place!).
When you come out for lessons, our typical lessons are: 1) leash walking, 2) gate and door manners, 3) coming when called to all family members and sitting upon arrival, 4) going for a walk off-leash with family and staying safely in the general area and returning immediately when called.
Your new dog is ready to go home when we’ve completed the lessons and both you and we are confident and comfortable with your new pup’s relationship and response to you and your family.
Our adoptions with full service training include a dog that is:
Spayed or neutered
Current on all vaccinations
Clear of parasites (heartworm, flea, tick, worms, etc.)
Current on all parasite prevention (heartworm and flea/tick prevention)
On a high-quality food
Fully assessed for temperament and behavior
Fully trained through either our “14 Day Express Off Leash” or “28 Day Ultimate Off Leash” training program (normally $999 and $1749 respectively) — for dogs eligible for training
These adoptions also include:
Private lessons prior to adoption and UNLIMITED private lessons as needed once adoption is complete (for dogs that have completed training)
20% off boarding at our home-based facility for LIFE
Unlimited access to us for advice and assistance for ANYTHING you need in relationship to your adopted dog
The nature of our rescue program requires that dogs are with us typically 2-3 months from the time we take them into our program. During this time, they are living in and around our home with a variety of other dogs, cats, cows, people and general activity. We are assessing them 24/7 so that we know them very well and can confidently help you make the perfect match for a new companion. And we are training them daily (once they are happy
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- Cairn Terrier
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