Friday, October 30, 2015

Wantagh NY: FINAL PLEA! Senior BEAGLE dumped at shelter by owner! Owned his entire life - NEEDS RESCUE NOW

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From: "Katie Walter" <katie.walter@att.net>
Date: Oct 30, 2015 6:53 AM
Subject: Wantagh, NY - FINAL PLEA!! - Senior BEAGLE dumped at shelter by owner! - Owned his entire life - NEEDS RESCUE NOW
To: "Katie Walter" <katie.walter@att.net>


Contact: Rescue Department: etanen@tohmail.org       (at     tohmail.org), 516-785-5220.

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From: Emily Tanen emiltan@tohmail.org      
Sent: Thu, Oct 29, 2015 12:32 pm
FINAL PLEA!!
- Senior BEAGLE dumped at shelter by owner! - Owned his entire life - NEEDS RESCUE NOW


Rocky is still here, and still has not been placed!  HE MUST GO!!  

Please help this super sweet senior!!!!!



Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter
3320 Beltagh Avenue
Wantagh, NY 11793
Contact: Rescue Department
etanen@tohmail.org      (at     tohmail.org)





ROCKY - 9 year old neutered Beagle - 40 lbs - O/S, for euth.



qar, mild tartar/gingivitis, dirty yeasty ears, tx with malotic, small lump on  forehead, staph infection, woods lamp neg, x-rays taken of hips/legs- luxating  patella medial- needs sx, start on carprofen 50mg po sid.



Dog came in thru front desk, came in as Euth request.  Dr. denied request, papers filled out by owners, who stated, dog can't walk, and is in great pain due to arthritis and chronic ear infections.  Last time dog was at Animal Hospital was 2013.  


Owners had dog since birth, got dog from a breeder in MA.  Dog is 9 yrs old, named Rocky.




Dogs name: Rocky Age: 9 Breed: Beagle Color/Markings: Tricolor Gender: Male / Neutered.

Where did you acquire the dog from:  Breeder

How long did you have the dog for:  Since birth.

Are you the first owner of the dog:  Yes

Why are you  surrendering you dog:  Dog can't walk / in pain.

Is the dog housetrained: Yes

Is the dog crate trained:  n/a

Does the dog know any commands:  Sit, down, stay, come, other.

During the day where is the dog kept:  Loose in the house, at night. 

Where is the dog kept:  Loose in the house.

Average daily time the dog is left alone:  4-8 hours.

What does the dog do when left alone:  Seems fine.

Does the dog escape repeatedly?  No

Describe your household:  Average

What ages of people lived with the dog:  Adults, seniors.

Describe your dog:  Playful, affectionate.

How is the dog with children? Friendly, playful.

How is the dog with strangers? Friendly.

Is the dog afraid of?  Brooms.

The dog guards his:  No

Is the dog accustomed to:  Bathing, brushing, ear cleaning, teeth brushing, car rides.

Has the dog lived with other animals:  Birds

Has the dog ever shown aggression to a person:  No, never.

Has the dog bit in the last 10 days?  No, never.

Does the dog have a favorite game:  Catch & fetch.

Does the dog have any behavior quirks that a next owner should know?  No

What would you like the next owner to know about this dog?  The kindest dog I ever had.