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Wynter - Shepherd / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Mutt Dog For Adoption in Ponca City, OK, USA

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Organization Name: PAWFirst
Location: Ponca City, OK 74604
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Breed: Mutt
Gender: Male Male
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Wynter

Age: Young
Color/Markings: Tricolor (Tan/Brown & Black & White)
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 02/24/2017
Location: Ponca City, OK 74604
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Tags: Mutt Dog For Adoption in Ponca City, OK, USA
Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
Activity Level Moderately Active
Owner Experience Required None
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Shepherd / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Patricia (trisha@pawfirst.com), (580) 491-2337 for more information about this pet. Update: Wynter is still available for adoption but we found out he is having thyroid issues. They should be able to be treated very cheaply. As of now, he has had some hair loss that is slowly returning. Wynter is my foster dog and he is a wonderful dog. I think he will make a wonderful addition to any family and I don't want him to miss that. If you are willing to work with this kiddo, please let me know :) Why am I here? I was dumped in front of a school in the middle of a snow storm. How could you? My foster mom tells me everyday how I am such a good boy. She says all I need is for someone to give me a chance. I am always happy. She makes me smile whenever my name is called. I love it here and I know she will make sure that I get a wonderful home where I will have my very own family. Oh did I mention that I will do just about anything for some neck scratches. They feel sooooo good. How did I get in this situation? Someone dropped me off in front of West Middle School. I played and played with all the kids but when school started, I was left there all alone. That is when I saw a car and a friendly face so I knew that was where I needed to go. It was really really cold outside so this lady started calling me Wynter. She gave me a soft pillow, a warm bed, and even FOOD. I was so hungry that I gulped it all down. I have learned since then that I will never have to worry about my next meal. I have seen little dogs come and go. I am just waiting for the day when it will be MY turn. Can YOU be my family? I promise to love you always! Wynter's adoption fee is $40 and he is completely updated on all his medical needs. We have had him neutered, given him all his shots, and he is parasite-free. He is also current on his heartworm preventative. He will definitely need to be a primarily indoor dog. He is an amazing house dog. No accidents, not destructive, and content to be laying at your feet whenever you are around. Wynter has a nighttime ritual...he always gets up in the bed to get some 'goodnight' love. Then he goes to lay down in his bed. The first step in adopting one of our pets is filling out an adoption application at www.PAWFirst.com After your application is approved, we will schedule an appointment for you to meet the pet. Please understand that we do not ship our pets. You will need to personally come to meet/pickup the pet.

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.
Breed Group: Unspecified
Country of Origin: Unknown

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      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
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      Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: USA
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      Breed: Labrador Retriever
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever. Please contact Patricia (trisha@pawfirst.com), (580) 491-2337 for more information about this pet. Tucker is amazing. He's currently in a foster home where he is doing wonderfully. All good medical needs have been attended to. He's had fho surgeries on both his hips. Since in his foster home, his muscles have gained strength and he has learned what it feels like to be a part of a family. He can sit, shake, roll over (although we don't encourage it because of his hips. Just to be safe.) Housebroken. Tucker's complete story since he was saved from the side of a road...He has had an amazing transformation.... http://www.pawfirst.com/info/display?PageID=14424 Are you Tucker's new family? You won't regret it. Please understand that Tucker has had major surgeries so we really need a good vet reference and a fenced in yard. You can fill out an application at www.pawfirst.com Tucker is completely vetted. Neutered, parasite free, and current on his vaccinations.
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      Gus

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
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      Age: Young
      Location: USA
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      Age: Young
      Location: USA
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      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
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      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
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