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Slinky the Dachshund cross

About Slinky

This dog could not be cared for any longer so an appointment was made at the vets to let her go....... We received an e-mail from a family member pleading with us to save her and we did. Slinky is a great dog. Everyone who has met her thinks the same. Slinky now has a chance at life again. She is fine with other dogs. She is not a crazy active dogs. Slinky has never lived with kids so no young kids. Slinky would make a wonderful companion to someone who would love her and care for her. We have not found any alarming illnesses on her. More info to follow.

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  • Status:Reserved
  • Gender:Female
  • Age:11 years old
  • Size:Medium
  • Weight:22 lbs
  • Breed:Dachshund cross
  • With Dogs:Yes
  • With Cats:TBD
  • With Children:Over 12 years old

This organization is run entirely by volunteers and we try our best to save as many homeless dogs as possible. Since there are only a few volunteers, please understand that we are unable to answer phone calls about the animals. The first step is to fill out an adoption application which you can find at: www.rosieanimaladoption.org . You will be contacted only if you are a suitable match. Rosie Animal Adoption does not have a shelter where you can come and meet the dogs. All showings are by appointment after your application has been approved, or at adoption clinics. If you have any questions, please .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). All family members must be present at time of adoption. Please note, we do not adopt strays to families with children under 12.

Adoptions

If you adopt from Rosie, your dog will be vet checked, vaccinated for DHPP and Rabies (if the dog is over 4 months), given a treatment for fleas and parasites as well as spayed or neutered before adoption. Our adoption fee is $400 and $300 for dogs of 8 years old and older.

Rosie Animal Adoption is a proud member of CAACQ (Companion Animal Adoption Center of Québec)

Rosie Animal Adoption only rescues dogs - we are sorry that we are unable to rescue cats.

This organization is run entirely by volunteers - there are no paid employees. We try our best to save as many homeless dogs as possible. Since there are only a few volunteers, please understand that we are unable to answer phone calls about the animals. The first step is to fill out an adoption application which you can find at: www.rosieanimaladoption.org . You will be contacted only if you are a suitable match. Rosie Animal Adoption does not have a shelter where you can come and meet the dogs. All showings are by appointment after your application has been approved or at adoption clinics. If you have any questions, please contact us today. Please note, we do not adopt strays to families with children under 12. All family members must be present at the time of adoption.

Surrenders

Here at Rosie Animal Adoption, we understand that the decision to give up a family pet is not always an easy one and that the dog's best interests are always of paramount importance. Whether you have a family pet or a stray to surrender, please be aware that there are many unscrupulous people who are always on the lookout for unaltered dogs to breed strictly for profit. Dogs kept for this purpose, be it by a “backyard breeder” or “puppy miller,” are usually kept in inhumane conditions that are worse than you can imagine. We get many calls from people who are “in a hurry” to re-home their dogs, claiming that they simply cannot wait. With the increasing number of homeless dogs in the province of Quebec , our resources are always stretched to the limit and we do not always have immediate openings. We would ask that you please be patient when contacting our volunteers to surrender a dog.

We will do our best to help you as quickly as we can, and may also be able to refer you to another group that we are affiliated with, but the most important message here is to proceed very cautiously if you are giving away or selling your dog to someone who may be portraying a private individual. The best thing you can do is to be sure to have your pet spayed or neutered and the worse thing you can do is offer an unaltered pet “free to a good home.” We have seen what can happen. By Janet Magurn

AT ROSIE'S DOGS DO GET A 2ND CHANCE AT LIFE!

Other Dogs available for adoption

Teddy is Available for Adoption

Teddy is a 1 year old Male Terrier cross

***PLEASE READ BEFORE APPLYING***

Teddy is a 1 year old Terrier mix that was saved from the meat farm trade in Korea. He came to Rosie terrified of... Continue Reading

Slinky is Reserved

Slinky is a 11 years old Female Dachshund cross

This dog could not be cared for any longer so an appointment was made at the vets to let her go....... We received an e-mail from a family member pleading... Continue Reading

Susie is Available for Adoption

Susie is a 8 years old Female Yorkie

My life took a terrible turn a few weeks ago but I was brought to Rosie and it is all good now. I am an adorable yorkie who loves humans. I get along well... Continue Reading

Jessie is Reserved

Jessie is a 9 years old Female yorkie

Jess is a lovely, social 9 year old who came to us from a commercial breeder. She has settled into family life very quickly and loves to be sitting with her... Continue Reading

Ceaser is Available for Adoption

Ceaser is a 2 years old Male Lab mix

Cesar arrived from the North to find a forever home. He is sweet and loving. He is big so no small children. Cesar lived outside till he arrived. He is not... Continue Reading

Rosie’s Survivors Fund

Chanelle

This is Chanelle, a six year old Chocolate Lab. Her family gave her up to an animal control facility, sadly probably due to the high costs they faced as Chanelle has to have extensive knee surgery.

Possibly the saddest part of this tale is that this injury occurred when Chanelle was only 1 year old, so she has been living with the pain of a shifting joint, where her knee bones rub against each other as she moves, for over 5 years. Our guess is Chanelle just couldn’t manage anymore with the pain and infirmity, poor soul.

The surgery is a tibial-plateau-leveling osteotomy (TPLO) which is performed on dogs to stabilize the stifle joint after ruptures of the cranial cruciate ligament (like the ACL in humans). So far, this surgery looks to cost us at least $4000. It is compounded due to the number of years that have passed since the initial injury and the damage that has been done as she tried to move around on it over the years. Sometimes we opt for amputation as it is the best way for the dog due to the damage done to the leg and dogs DO manage well with 3 legs, as we have seen over and over. But amputation is not a viable option here as she is obese and this impacts her other joints’ ability to support her weight and her ability to balance afterwards. So our choice was to save Chanelle or put her down.

Look at her. What do you think we are going for?

She is a very sweet girl and weathers the pain of her leg well. We don’t have the heart to let her go. She’s done nothing wrong. She deserves a chance and with this surgery, and future weight control and good exercise, she will live a happy life and in turn, make some future family happy, too.

Help us save Chanelle. She has lived 5 years with a painful, largely useless back leg. She has had only one year in her life pain-free, before the injury. Let’s work together to bring her many more years of a pain-free, but a joy-filled life! We want to see her chase a ball one day soon!

We got you, Chanelle. The Rosie village has got this.

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