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DELIGHT - English Coonhound (medium coat) Dog For Adoption
English Coonhound Dog For Adoption in Pittsburgh, PA, USA


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Ad ID: ADN-620467
Times Ad Viewed: 118 times
Date Listed: 09/29/2017
Date Expires: 11 days from now

verified Rescue Information

Organization Name: Animal Friends, Inc.
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Breed: English Coonhound
Gender: Female Female


Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Brown/Chocolate
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 09/29/2017
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, 15237
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English Coonhound Dog For Adoption in Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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Coat Length Medium
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Was the Dog Found No

Posted Breed: English Coonhound (medium coat). Hi! Thanks for giving me some attention! I'd like you to know that I've already been spayed or neutered. At Animal Friends, dogs and cats also leave fully up-to-date on shots and microchipped. All I need now is to find someone who will love me. Please ask to meet with an adoption counselor, so we can be properly introduced and talk about what kind of pet you're looking for. We can discuss whether you're looking for a lap pet or a social butterfly, an "only pet" or a furry "sibling" for kids or other animals. Best of all, by adopting from Animal Friends, you make it possible for them to rescue and care for another pet who truly needs help. So, what are you waiting for? Let's sit down together! ***************************************************** Delight is a very sweet girl. She''s very shy and is learning to trust people. She would do best in a home that is very patient, calm and will take the time to let Delight come out of her shell. Delight may even benefit from taking Animal Friends University training classes, like Fearful Fido or The Nose Knows, to help build not only her confidence but her bond with you. Delight would love to go home with a family with kids 13-years and older. She also CANNOT live with cats. We know that once Delight warms up and trusts you she''ll be a wonderful addition to your family. So, if you''re looking for a pooch to curl up with on the couch for your latest Netflix binge, Delight could be the one for you. ***************************************************** To learn more about Animal Friends or view adoptable dogs, cats and rabbits, visit Animal Friends is located at 562 Camp Horne Road in the North Hills, just .5 miles from Exit 15 off of I-279N. For details or directions, call 412.847.7000.

English Coonhound

Overview: The English Coonhound was originally bred for hunting. It is more often used as a companion dog now.
Breed Group: Hound
Weight (lbs): 40-65
Height (in): 21-27
Colors: brown and white
Coat: The coat is short and smooth
Character: The English Coonhound is loving, strong and energetic.
Temperament: The English Coonhound gets along well with children and other dogs, when they are raised together.
Care: The coat needs only occasional bathing and brushing.
Training: The English Coonhound responds well to consistent, firm training.
Activity: The breed needs a lot of regular exercise.
Country of Origin: USA
Life Expectancy: 11-12

More About English Coonhound Breed
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