About BOOTS - ADOPTION PENDING
- Status: Adopted!
- Adoption Fee: 550
- Species: Dog
- General Color: Black with White
- Ear Type: Semi-erect
- Tail Type: Long
- Current Size: 33 Pounds
- Current Age: 1 Year 3 Months (best estimate)
- Location: Sebec ME 04481
- Microchipped: Yes
- Fence Required: Yes(6 foot)
- Declawed: No
- Obedience Training Needed: Needs Training
- Exercise Needs: High
- Grooming Needs: Moderate
- Shedding Amount: Moderate
- Owner Experience Needed: Breed
Animal Welfare organizations have been deemed as essential business, and so we are able to continue our operation.
However, we are taking the threat of COVID-19 very seriously and are following the government guidelines and implemting our own precautions.
Meet & Greets will continue to be on an appointment basis only. They will take place either in the outside enclosed area, or the large room at the end of he kennels. There is a no contact, other than with the dog in place and children will not be allowed out of their vehicles.
BOOTS was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas where dogs have just 3 dogs to be saved and transported to the rescue in Sebec, Maine BOOTS is neutered, core vaccines, rabies, heart-worm & tick disease tested negative, de-wormed, monthly preventatives and micro-chipped. He has an estimated date of birth of 29 March 2019 and at the time of rescue in February 2020 weighed around 33 pounds. We have no way of knowing the exact breed, it is up to individuals to decide what breed they think is most likely.
BOOTS arrived at the rescue on Tuesday, 25th February and is a happy, actively, lively young boy. Boots is living in a communal area, with puppies both small and large breed, up to 120 pound German shepherds and he does great. He does jump up a lot, but that is very common for rescue dogs who are just so excited and want that human interaction, of course competing for that with all the other dogs. This is something that is very easy to train him out of and out of the rescue environment will most likely not be that much of a problem.
He is an active boy who is going to need a dedicated, active family to take him on walks, hikes, runs or whatever is needed to give him the exercise this young high energy boy needs. Training is of course very important for all new dogs, so that they can learn the rules, bounderies and expectations, It is also an excellent way for both family and dog to learn each others body language and mannerisms.
BOOTs is a friendly, happy-go-lucky boy and I feel would make a great family addition. He is coming up to a year old and so is full grown so a nice sized dog.
All dogs use dog doors to go out and do their business or to enjoy the cool, fresh weather in their dog runs or communal areas. We cannot say if a dog is house-trained, however, we expect families to understand that all dogs need a transition period and accidents could happen and training is most definitely needed.
All dogs are fed
Rachael Ray Nutrish PEAK Natural Dry Dog Food, Grain Free Western Grasslands Recipe with Bison.
Rachael Ray Nutrish Peak Dog Food receives the Dog Food Advisor’s second-highest tier rating of 4.5 stars.
WE ARE NOT ABLE TO COMMENT HOW HE WILL BE AROUND CATS OR LIVESTOCK.
BOOTS is available for adoption for an adoption fee of US $550.
This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food, general day to day cost of running a brick and mortar rescue and anything else that is needed. Canadian adopters need to know that customs charge 15% taxes when entering into Canada.
If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the ADOPTION INFO tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements.
Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks.
ALL Dogs are LOCATED AT THE RESCUE IN SEBEC, MAINE. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend.