Sugar - Poodle (Miniature) (medium coat) Dog For Adoption
Poodle (Miniature) Dog For Adoption in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

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Date Listed: 11/05/2016
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Organization Name: I.C.A.R.E. Dog Rescue
Location: Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
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Breed: Poodle (Miniature)
Gender: Female Female
Nickname:

Sugar

Age: Senior
Color/Markings: White
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 11/05/2016
Location: Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
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Physical Attributes
Coat Length Medium
Grooming Needs Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
Energy Level Low
Activity Level Slightly Active
Exercise Needs Low
Fence Required Any Type
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Other
  • Apartment Appropriate
  • Leash Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Good in a Car
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Poodle (Miniature) (medium coat). Sugar came to ICARE when her owner could no longer care for this senior sweet Miniature Poodle. While Sugar is a bit older now (13-14 years) she is as energetic and athletic as you might expect a miniature poodle to be. Extremely affectionate and friendly, she would be a perfect companion for a senior human. Sugar seldom barks, loves to cuddle and is happiest when in the company of people. While Sugar is a special needs dog due to a seizure disorder, her malady is well controlled by medication. Her seizures are quite rare these days. Sugar is as sweet in her disposition as her name implies and is eager to start her next chapter. She walks well on a leash and is housebroken. She would do best in a quiet home perhaps with another senior like herself. If you are interested in adopting, please go to our website and complete the adoption application: http://www.icaredogrescue.org/ready-to-adopt/ Adoption application/home check/contract and adoption fee required. Adoption fee includes : Spay/neuter * shots up to date * micro-chip * fecal and vet check

Poodle (Miniature)

Overview: The Poodle is a favorite family pet. The breed is very intelligent, trains easily, and is devoted to his family. They are quite playful, yet wary of strangers.
Breed Group: Non-Sporting
Weight (lbs): 12-18
Height (in): over 10 up to 15
Colors: Any solid color.
Coat: Curly: of naturally harsh texture, dense throughout. Corded: hanging in tight, even cords of varying length.
Character: Poodles are sensitive, intelligent, and playful. Eager to learn, these dogs bond closely with their family.
Temperament: This breed gets along well with other animals, other dogs, and children. Visitors will be announced, but this breed is usually friendly toward welcomed guests.
Care: The Poodle usually requires a professional groomer as his coat requires a good deal of care.
Training: This breed is very intelligent, so training can be very easy. They seem to learn quickly what is expected of them.
Activity: The Poodle needs a good deal of exercise, including long walks and other outdoor activities. The Toy and Miniature Poodles can live in an apartment, but they still need a lot of exercise.
Country of Origin: Germany
Health Issue: This breed may have many genetic disorders, including cataracts and other eye problems, allergies, and skin conditions.
Life Expectancy: 12-15

More About Poodle (Miniature) Breed
If you’re looking to adopt a dog and don’t know where to start, puppyfinder.com is an excellent source for information about adopting a dog and will connect you with hundreds of shelters across the US that have adoptable puppies and older dogs waiting for forever homes.
  1. Do your research – find out what types of dogs would be a good fit for your lifestyle and the activity level of your family. Also keep in mind the grooming needs of certain breeds that might require frequent maintenance.
  2. Decide what you can handle – before you get sucked in by all the adorable puppy eyes you’re about to see, think long and hard about the appropriate age dog for your family or if you are capable of caring for a special needs dog. Puppies are a lot of work, if you don’t have time for potty training and obedience classes you’ll want to consider an older dog. There are plenty of middle aged, vibrant dogs up for adoption as well as many senior dogs that would be a great fit for a family looking for a more subdued dog with lots of love to give.
  3. Learn about the shelters and their adoption policies – It might be easier to start looking at shelters within a certain radius of home but don’t be afraid to venture out to other states as well. Many states have larger populations of adoptable dogs and their shelters are willing to transport pets to suitable adopting families. Some shelters might have requirements for a home visit, a fenced yard or require you to visit the pet multiple times before you commit to adopting. Understand that the shelters are doing their best to place the pets in suitable homes and these requirements are in the best interest of both you and the pet.
  4. Start looking… Once you know what you’re looking for and what to expect you can start your search through thousands of adoptable dogs. PuppyFinder allows you to search by age, breed, location and gender.
  5. Meet in person. Whenever possible it is best to meet the animal in person before agreeing to bring them into your life. Even though photos and descriptions can tell you a bit about a dog, you can’t get a true feeling for the animal until you are able to interact with them and make sure they are a good fit for your entire family, including other pets.
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