Lucky Dog Animal Rescue

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue is a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing homeless and abandoned animals, primarily dogs from high-kill shelters and owners who can no longer care for them. By working with committed volunteers, foster homes, local veterinarians, trainers, and boarding facilities, we are able to rescue hundreds of animals every year, provide them with loving temporary care, and find them well-matched, carefully screened forever homes. We also serve as a resource to our community and all pet owners by providing education and information on responsible pet ownership, including the importance of spay/neuter, positive behavior training, and good nutrition.

Washington, DC,20002
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Shepherd | Huntingtown Town Center, MD

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Meet Daphne

DAPHNE NEEDS A FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME!!!!   Name:    Daphne          Best Guess for Breed:     Shepherd mix   Best Guess for Age:       7 weeks of 12/9/23            SEX:        female   Estimated Weight (puppies' weights change quickly!):   7lbs as of 12/9/23   Gets Along With:        Most puppies are in the prime of their socialization window and will do well with other dogs, cats and kids so long as they receive patience and proper training.   Currently Living at:     Foster home in DC area   Special Adoption Considerations:       Puppies under 6 months of age need to have multiple potty breaks/exercise throughout the day. Potential adopters with a standard 8-hour workday must be willing to make arrangements to meet the needs of their puppy.  Daphne is Looking For:    Hello! My siblings (Dittmar, Drysdale, Delaware, and Daenerys) and I are super cute baby puppies who have loved our little puppy pile. We were found in a box on the side of the road, ice cold and hungry but thanks to Lucky Dog, we are now thriving!   This is what I'm looking for: Snuggles! Play time! Ear rubs! Lots of toys! Cuddles! And soon - walks to explore the neighborhood - the local parks - the world! And education makes for a smart boi, so I want to go to puppy school too.   I promise to give you lots of laughs and kisses and adoring gazes. What do you say? Do I get to grow up with you? What My Foster Says About Me: These puppies are some of the sweetest and happiest pups I have taken care of. They are easygoing and would be a great fit for a new or experienced pet family looking for a puppy. With some training, they will be a great fit for any home! Puppy Vetting Requirements:        Lucky Puppies have had their age appropriate vaccines, but may not yet be “fully” vaccinated. It is the adopter’s responsibility to ensure that the remaining puppy vaccines are given at the appropriate time. Please also keep in mind that, until your puppy is fully vaccinated, they are at greater risk for illness than an adult dog.      Due to this puppy’s young age, she/he has not yet been spayed or neutered.  As part of the adoption contract, it will be your responsibility, as the adopter, to ensure that this is done no later than April 20, 2024. There are NO EXCEPTIONS and NO EXTENSIONS to this date. A non-refundable spay/neuter deposit will be collected if you would like Lucky Dog to pay for this animal to be spayed/neutered at one of our low cost partner vets.   Your new puppy will need to work on their house training and will also need to go to obedience school so they can grow into a well-socialized dog!  TO ADOPT:       The adoption fee for this puppy is $485, which includes the cost of routine vetting and transport from the shelter.    If you are interested in adopting, please complete the Adoption Questionnaire online   Lucky Dog Animal Rescue does our best to provide accurate information about the dogs we have for adoption. That said, we cannot make any guarantees about age, breed or temperament.   Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at       . BE A FOSTER!!!       Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs!  To learn about fostering, please contact [email protected]! BE A SPONSOR!!!!       Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact       [email protected]       .   ​

Adoption Process
1. Complete Adoption Application 2. Phone interview, vet check and home visit. 3. Contract signed (requirements include keeping a pet ID on dog at all times, keeping the dog as a pet, spaying/neutering puppies by 6 monts of age, returning the pet to Lucky Dog in the adopter cannot take care of it at any point in the future, and providing adequate vet care for the rest of the dog's life.

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