Pre-Approval - Retriever / Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat) Dog For Adoption
Mutt Dog For Adoption in Mechanicsburg, PA

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Organization Name: Homeward Bound Animal Rescue
Location: Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
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Breed: Mutt
Gender: Female Female
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Availability Date: 08/13/2016
Location: Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
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Posted Breed: Retriever / Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat). Please contact Carla (jojo111672@yahoo.com) for more information about this pet. To get Pre-approved to adopt from HBAR in the future If you would like to get pre-approved to adopt thru Homeward Bound Animal Rescue, but aren't quite ready to take a dog home. Please select Pre-Approval on our adoption app when it asks what pet you are most interested in adopting. Getting pre-approved is a great way to get started. Just because you don't see a dog that you like on our website doesn't mean he/she isn't in one of our foster homes waiting to get listed. We rescue pregnant dogs or dogs who have recently delivered from kill shelters or from owner surrenders. Because the puppies are so young, we do not list them. We only list our puppies until they are 7 days past their first set of shots which puts them at about 7 weeks of age. When we list our puppies, they are a week away from adoption age - 8 weeks. We will begin to release the puppies to approved adopters once they are 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from our local vet. We do not hold puppies for anyone, so please do not ask the foster parent to do that for you. When we hold a puppy for you, you have just tied up that foster home, and we cannot save that next pregnant dog from being euthanized in a kill shelter. It may sound melodramatic, but it's the truth. PS: The picture for Pre-Approval is my personal dog, and he is not up for adoption. See what gorgeous creatures can be found in rescue.

A.K.A. : A mongrel, mixed-breed dog
Overview: A mongrel, mutt, or mixed-breed dog, is a dog that is not the result of breeding within an existing breed or to modify or create a breed and belongs to no breed. In the United States, the term "mixed-breed" is a favored synonym over "mongrel" among many who wish to avoid negative connotations associated with the latter term. The implication that such dogs must be a mix of defined breeds may stem from an inverted understanding of the origins of dog breeds. Pure breeds have been, for the most part, artificially created from random-bred populations by human selective breeding with the purpose of enhancing desired physical, behavioral, or temperamental characteristics. Dogs that are not purebred are not necessarily a mix of such defined breeds. Therefore, among experts and fans of such dogs, "Mongrel" is still the preferred term.
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    • German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Mechanicsburg, PA

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Mechanicsburg, PA
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). Please contact Tiffany (gwwtiffany@verizon.net) for more information about this pet. Adopted!!!!!
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Mechanicsburg, PA

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Baby
      Location: Mechanicsburg, PA
      Posted Breed: Shepherd / Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Carla (jojo111672@yahoo.com) for more information about this pet. German Shepherd Lab mix Pics and Description coming soon
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    • Labrador Retriever-Mountain Cur Mix Dog For Adoption in Mechanicsburg, PA

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Mountain Cur Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Mechanicsburg, PA
      Posted Breed: Mountain Cur / Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Carla (jojo111672@yahoo.com) for more information about this pet. STORMY IS A COURTESY LISTING AND HIS REHOMING WILL GO DIRECTLY THROUGH HIS CURRENT FAMILY. Due to financial reasons Stormy needs to find a new home. Here is some information about Stormy from his current family- Storm cloud is by report half mountain cur and the other half a hound lab mix. He loves people and other dogs, and he always wants to play. He is a dog who likes to swim, and he also likes the dog park and taking hikes. Because he is just a little more than a year, he can sometimes play rough and because of his size (55+ lbs.) therefore may not be the best at present for a home with small children. He is clearly a mountain dog and he needs a home with an owner who is willing to give him a lot of exercise and play. He should probably have a fenced yard to play in, or a home situated in the country surrounded by ample land to roam . PLEASE SUBMIT AN APPLICATION IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN STORMY AND WE WILL GET YOU IN CONTACT WITH HIS CURRENT FAMILY.
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