Shelley is soft and cuddly little female Great Pyrenees Labrador mix pup who likes nothing more than a snuggle. Shelley and her siblings came into the world after her mother and father were left together during an unexpected trip from Arkansas to California to deal with an emergency. Mom and Dad have since been “fixed” to prevent this from happening again. Accidents happen, but most are preventable with a little down-to-earth forethought and minor effort. Most people think that they want to raise a little of cute little puppies until they’ve tried to deal with the real thing. Shelley’s family learned the hard way about the reality of coping with a litter of puppies. DogsOnly encourages everyone to do the right thing and prevent accidents by spaying or neutering their pets. There are even resources in most communities to help with the cost of spaying or neutering. If you need to know more, contact us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d be happy to point you in the right direction.
Shelley will grow up to be a first-class canine companion of at least 80 Lbs, possibly 100 Lbs or more. However she is not for a family seeking an "easy" puppy, because there is no such thing. Please remember that as beautiful and cuddly as Shelley is at the moment, she will grow into an adult canine companion in no time at all. You should also be prepared for the usual trial of rearing a young puppy including the chewing, crying, potty training, and constant demands. For this reason we would prefer that Shelley’s new guardians have experience with young puppies and understand their special needs. Remember, just like kids, puppies grow up real fast, and need lots of patience, love and attention along the way. And just like kids, raising a youngster into a healthy well socialized adult dog takes time, effort, commitment, and oodles of love.
To learn more about Shelley you can send an email to email@example.com or complete an online adoption application by clicking the orange colored text links at the top or bottom of this page. We always try and answer all emails within 24 hours.
All of our young and adult dogs require a 2 week home visit before finalizing the adoption process. This is to help ensure it is a good match for all involved without making a final commitment. All of our rescues are in private homes and not available to be visited outside of showing times.
All DogsOnly volunteer fosters work with our rescues to ensure they are crate trained and most are also housetrained. Only one of the DogsOnly foster families have cats so we can only make our best guess as to how our rescues would do with cats. We rescue from high kill shelters and once accepted into our Program, none of our rescues are euthanized. We provide for all their vet care, socialization and training until an appropriate home can be found.
An adoption fee is involved which covers all necessary vet care to include spay or neuter, rabies, micro chipping and registration, all vaccinations (including all puppy shots, adult boosters and Bordatella), grooming, Frontline for flea/tick preventative, heartworm check if age appropriate and preventative, collar and 50% of basic training classes.
DogsOnly relies solely on donations and are a 501(c)3 private Humane Society. Our mission is to rescue dogs that most other groups are not interested in due to their size, breed, age, health or other various reasons. This does not mean that there is something wrong with any of our rescued companions, it just means we help the ones others tend to leave behind.
Thank you for your interest in rescue and in saving the life of a dog. Every day in the United States, 11,000 dogs die.
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