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Shallbe - Coton de Tulear Dog For Adoption
Coton de Tulear Dog For Adoption in East Hanover, NJ, USA

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Date Listed: 07/21/2017
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Organization Name: Bichon Rescue of Northern New Jersey, Inc.
Location: East Hanover, NJ 07936
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Breed: Coton de Tulear
Gender: Female Female
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Shallbe

Age: Senior
Color/Markings: White
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 07/21/2017
Location: East Hanover, NJ 07936
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Coton de Tulear Dog For Adoption in East Hanover, NJ, USA

Physical Attributes
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids No
OK with Dogs No
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Coton de Tulear. Shallbe is a Coton de Tulear. She is 12 Years old, 22 lbls, Healthy (with some controllable issues - see below), Housebroken and wee wee pad trained, Spayed, Up to date on shots. She is a overweight but will slim down if she can be walked more often for exercise. Although she is healthy she does have some issues that require upkeep. 1) She has severe dry eye, and does not produce ANY tears... so she requires artificial tears - drops 2-3 times a day if possible. and tacrolimus prescription drops 2 times a day. 2) She has allergic dermatitis that is now controlled with a completely fish only diet (no chicken, lamb, beef etc) This goes for treats too! Only fish diet with no other protein ingredients in it. She is currently on Blue Buffalo Canned Fish and Sweet Potato diet. (DO NOT... go off this diet or she can break out in sores on her skin) Even then she often will get a few dry crusty patches so we also give her 1/2 a 10 mg Zyrtec Tablet 2 times a day to keep it under control and she should only be bathed (at least every 2-3 weeks) with a medicated shampoo called: MALASEB Anti Fungal Shampoo She loves to follow you around and be petted and give licks... She loves to go for walks! She loves belly rubs and will roll over to get them. She is now used to getting her drops in her eyes and is good for it. She is really a love when you get to know her and loves to be with her human! She just needs someone to give her a chance. She is fine with being left alone for a few hours and hardly barks ever. Only on occasion if you are late with her breakfast LOL. She does not like her tail or back legs to be played with, brushed, cleaned or fussed with. She may try to nip initially, but is more of a faker... (lol) she tries to nip then licks you...So we prefer someone who is a strong leader. This will subside once she gets to trust you and love you. She needs an adult home with no young children under the age of 15 and an EXPERIENCED dog owner and STRONG PACK LEADER that has the patience and know how to help Shallbe with adjusting to her new home. To go to the vet or the groomer she has to be muzzled to be safe and make it easy for the vet and groomer (which I have one for her & she is fine with it) She prefers to be the only pet in the home... She does sniff and wag her tail at some dogs, but will growl and bark if they go near her bed or food or if they are alpha or aggressively trying to jump on her. She also will do this sometimes meeting dogs on leash so she should NEVER be let off leash to play with other dogs! She is partially blind from the years of untreated dry eye (but can see shadows) and sees well enough to get around her surroundings once she knows them and to walk outside with you on a leash (just watch for holes or things sticking up out of the ground and steer her away from them as she doesn't see little things well) She is also has diminished hearing but can hear loud claps or vibrations or very loud voices. Due to her weight and site issues she can not climb stairs (one or 2 is ok with the help of a leash) but no more than that. She is about 22 lbs and pretty heavy to pick up and carry (if you ever did have to go up stairs) If you are from the NORTHERN NJ or surrounding area....and you think you can give Shallbe the attention and love she needs. Won't you consider opening your home and heart to this little cutie? If you are interested in possibly adopting Shallbe, please fill out our Adoption application at: http://www.bichonrescuenj.com/bichon-frise-rescue-nnj-adoption-app.html Due to the volume of emails we receive, we cannot answer individual emails; if we feel your home may be a match for a dog, we will contact you usually within one week of application submission

Coton de Tulear

Overview: The Coton de Tulear is very rare, but has gained popularity in the USA in recent years. This is a good, small companion dog.
Breed Group: Companion
Weight (lbs): 12-15
Height (in): 10-12
Colors: white, black and white
Coat: The coat is long and fluffy.
Character: The Coton de Tulear is alert, gentle and loving.
Temperament: The Coton de Tulear gets along well with children and other animals.
Care: The coat requires regular brushing. Bathe only as needed.
Training: The Coton de Tulear is intelligent and catches on quickly. They may need patience as some are stubborn.
Activity: The Coton de Tulear likes to play in a fenced in yard.
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Life Expectancy: 14-16

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    • Bichon Frise Dog For Adoption in East Hanover, NJ, USA

      Brady

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      Breed: Bichon Frise
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Bichon Frise (short coat). Brady is a Sweet & loving 10 year old neutered male, full Breed Pedigreed Bichon. His elderly owner lost her husband and was not able to care for Brady any longer on her own. A good friend found him another home but he was returned due to marking inside. Brady is used to having a person home with him all day so they can take him out frequently for bathroom time so we prefer someone that is retired, works from home or only works part time as he needs companionship and a steady potty schedule. Brady is good with dogs and kids and would make a great addition to your family! Whoever adopts him would have to keep a belly band on him inside till he is trained and used to your schedule. He is such a sweet boy and has lots of years of love left to give! If you are interested in adopting Brady, please fill out an application at this link: http://www.bichonrescuenj.com/bichon-frise-rescue-nnj-adoption-app.html
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    • Bichon Frise Dog For Adoption in East Hanover, NJ, USA

      Buddy

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      Breed: Bichon Frise
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Bichon Frise (short coat). Buddy is a Male Bichon, 15 lbs, neutered, up to date on vaccines, approx age 10-12, and is very Sweet and loving. Buddy previous owners in FL weren't caring for him properly so his current caretakers took him in. However they live in a small apartment and have another dog of their own and Buddy needs more attention than they can give. He is used to having someone home most of the time and needs to go outside to potty often throughout the day. Everyone in the home he is in now all work full time and are out 10 hours a day or more (no wonder he has accidents) He may also lift his leg inside so he needs someone willing to keep a belly band on him inside till you are sure he is trained to his new schedule in your home. He currently has some allergy related skin itching that we believe are related to diet and are easily controlled with a change in diet and removing poultry and grains from his food. (Limited ingredient Fish & Sweet Potato diets are great for this issue) He is good with other dogs and good around kids as well. He would be a great companion to someone with the time to give him proper outside time throughout the day & proper diet. If you are interested in adopting Buddy please fill out an application at this link: http://www.bichonrescuenj.com/bichon-frise-rescue-nnj-adoption-app.html or go to our website at www.BichonRescueNJ.com and click the adoption application link in the top right corner of the page.
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    • Bichon Frise Dog For Adoption in East Hanover, NJ, USA

      Snoopy

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      Breed: Bichon Frise
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Bichon Frise (short coat). Snoopy is a 10 year old Bichon, He is neutered and mostly house trained but does have some accidents. He will need some reinforcement with training in a new home and a steady and frequent potty routine to be kept. He currently has some bladder stones that we are having our vet remove in the next week or so as well as a teeth cleaning performed. Snoopy is VERY SWEET and loves to be with his person or people. He is good around other dogs but never tested around cats. He does have some separation anxiety and doesn't like to be left alone all day, so a home with a retired person, or someone that works from home or has someone home most of the time would be ideal. His owner has to move at the end of September and she can't take him to the new apartment where dogs are not allowed. She also is not financially able to care for him properly and can not afford proper vet care for Snoopy. Snoopy gets occasional hot spots and skin itching, and may need allergy meds on those occasions. He is currently taking Apoquel for allergies and is doing much better with itching. Snoopy is just a big love that wants someone to give him the love and attention he deserves. Won't you be that person? If you are interested in adopting Snoopy, please fill out an application at this link: http://www.bichonrescuenj.com/bichon-frise-rescue-nnj-adoption-app.html
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