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In shelter Dog

Washington, DC, 20037
Pet name:
Labrador Retriever
Brown / Chocolate
If you are interested in adopting this dog, please download and complete an Adoption Questionnaire from our website and email Dena at You can learn about the adoption process and find a Word, PDF and ONLINE version of the questionnaire by visiting: Dogs Name: Violet Estimated Breed : Labrador Retriever mix Approximate Age: 1 year Approximate Weight: approx. 40 lbs Currently Living at: Foster Adoption Fee: $375 DOGS DESCRIPTION Violet came in a very scared young girl who has had it pretty rough so far. Luckily, K-9 Lifesavers has stepped in to help. She will need someone who is loving and patient and will give her time to build her confidence and trust. Violet will benefit from an adopter that knows how to care for scared rescue dogs. Another confident dog in the household may also be what Violet needs to help her overcome her fears. She is comfortable with other dogs, not so comfortable with people. Her foster has worked with her and she has progressed beyond the shut-down mangy pup in the last picture. But she has some more coming out to do. She will do best with an experienced family living in a single family house with a large fenced yard. Unfortunately, we cannot expect her to thrive in a city environment, she doesnt walk on leash, and she wont potty on leash so having a fenced yard to be able to work on these things is required. Please consider giving sweet Violet a chance at a better life. Your new pet will require a refresher in house-training. K-9 Lifesavers strongly recommends all new adopters enroll their new pet into obedience training. This provides for an easier transition into a new home, ensures the dog remains well socialized, and helps form a bond between the dog and the new family. Adoption fees cover basic vetting, spay/neuter surgery (at partner vet if not fixed before adoption), rabies, distemper/parvo vaccinations, treatment for worms, heartworm testing, monthly heartworm prevention and monthly flea/tick prevention (while the animal is in our care), and transport costs from high-kill shelter. Please note that on average, K-9 Lifesavers spend significantly more on each dog than their adoption fee. Adoption fee for HW positive dog also covers heartworm treatment at our partner vets. Foster Program: Foster homes provide for the temporary care of a rescue until the dog is placed into a loving, forever home. For more information on becoming a foster parent, and our Foster Program, visit or email our Foster Coordinator at Sponsor Me! Make a tax-deductible donation today by visiting us at . Donations help us offset boarding costs and additional medical treatment for those dogs who need it. K-9 Lifesavers receives NO federal funding and survive with your generous support! For more information on K-9 Lifesavers, or to view a complete listing of all our Adoptable Dogs, visit our website at Please like our Facebook Page for the most current events and new dogs. Thank you for considering a rescue dog! September 7, 2022, 8:31 am


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