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Treeing Walker Coonhound Mix Dog For Adoption in Shaw AFB, SC, USA


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Date Listed: 03/06/2016
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Breed: Treeing Walker Coonhound Mix
Gender: Female Female


Age: Young
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 03/06/2016
Location: Shaw AFB, SC, 29152
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Treeing Walker Coonhound Mix Dog For Adoption in Shaw AFB, SC, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Fence Required Any Type
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
  • Yard Required
  • Leash Trained
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Good in a Car
Personality Characteristics
  • Playful
  • Timid
  • Even-Tempered
  • Goofy
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Treeing Walker Coonhound / Coonhound / Mixed (short coat). Dakota is vet guessed to be 2-2.5 years old and we think a treeing walker coonhound mix. She is spayed and undergoing heartworm treatment but can be adopted with a contract to complete the life-saving heartworm course of treatment. She was rescued from a high kill shelter and given a new lease on life with us, but needs a family of her own so our fosters can save more lives! Dakota had a broken leg which was badly infected and she had been shot with birdshot pellets. So sad to see such a great girl abused so badly. She is very mellow and shy at first since she could not trust the humans she previously met. She is fearful of loud noises like many dogs, and loves to play with her foster sisters. She is good with kids too! Leash-trained, house-trained, and crate-trained! Adoption fee is $150. Our adoption process and an application can be found on our website

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