Carolina Poodle Rescue Adoptable Dogs
In search of a last minute New Years Resolution? What better promise to make to yourself than to adopt, foster or sponsor an animal in need. This week we are featuring Carolina Poodle Rescue on Adoptable Dog Friday. Check out some of the available dogs below or click here for the full list. Don't forget to send this along to your friends!
- Tiny Dillinger was surrendered to animal control by his owners. He had not been well cared for. We're working with him but he is very shy, he trembles when you touch him. He has came a long ways from when he would not allow anyone to touch him. Given time and patience, Dillinger will make someone a great pet.
- Oprah is a black standard poodle that came into CPR from a shelter reportedly due to the divorce of the owners. Op's been with us for a while and we now know that she has been bounced around a lot. To develop a defense, Oprah has become almost too confident and self assured. She thinks strong, confident people are great. However, show a weakness and this dog will know it and exploit it. Oprah is the queen in her household. She needs a strong, experienced standard poodle owner who will be her leader. She is happy to follow but if she does not have that leader, she'll take matters into her own hands. If you are that leader, she'll put her heart at you feet. Oprah has spay incontinence. This is controlled by Proin which she takes daily. As long as she gets her medicine treat - she has no problems. Oprah also requires a thyroid medication to help her. She gains weight if she does not have it. Both of these medications are inexpensive. Earlier this year, Oprah lost her right front leg to cancer. She has bounced back and is happier than ever. For a 3 legged dog, she can still jump a 3 foot fence and jump into a truck. Nothing slows her down. No small dogs or cats. No small children. Oprah is a challenge but when she respects her owner, she is a treasure.
- Solomon's owner gave him and his brother up with love and with hopes of them finding a better home with lots of room to run. Solomon is much lke his brother Sultan. He is shy at first but responds well to treats. Like Sultan, he needs an experienced owner willing to take him as many places as possible to teach him the ways of the world.
4. Reece Chauncey of Coweta
- Reece is a happy and healthy young man who so far is getting along well with everyone. He was found as a stray in Georgia and a very nice lady named Kaye took him out of the shelter. She fostered him for a week and if she didn't have some health problems right now, he would have been home. "Sadly my timing was bad and Kaye asked CPR to find a home for me where I can be cherished."
- Sweet Jojo has had a rough time of it. She was rescued by a compassionate and caring person after being bounced around after her owner died. Her last owner before her rescuer kept her tied to a truck as he did not allow dogs in the house - even sweet little poodle girls. She's survived a lot. Jojo's rescuer kept her about a month and worked on her trust of humans before calling CPR for help. We gladly took this little one in and she relapsed a bit, but within a week was comig out of her shell. Her foster home has found that she loves to be picked up if you pick her up with hands under her front legs only. She is very sensitive around her back end and the report was that she has been kicked in the past is most likely the reason. She has a very high pitched bark and will bark at the standards she is living with if she feels they are not looking where they are going and might step on her. She's very quiet otherwise. Jojo loves to sit on a lap and will bounce 3 feet in the air if she thinks that you will think she is cute and take her up to cuddle with you. She is highly food motivated and will do about anything for the simplest crust of toast or piece of cheese. This will make her training so easy. She's very bright - she had to be to survive - and is willing and wanting to learn. Jojo's best home would be a quiet household where she could be a princess. She could do well as an only dog or with other small canine companions. She doesn't appear to care much one way or another about cats. No small children under 8 please - they move so fast we think they would scare her. This is a beautiful ittle girl dog who needs a break. She's seen the dark side and now needs someone to show her the better life.
- Sprinkles and I met at the parking lot at the local mall about a month ago. Her owner said that when they bought her over the internet as a pup around 5 months ago, that she was a toy poodle. Although Dad said he hated to do it and the wife and kids were in tears, they did not get what they expected and would prefer to place her somewhere where she wouldn’t be “killed”, ie the local shelter. I won’t editorialize further or tell you my thoughts as to what I wanted to tell this guy. But you can imagine. The decision to let Sprinkles go was final and the last thing I wanted to do was tell them it was a poor decision. After a month with Sprinkles, I realized it was a good decision. Sprinkles deserves better and we are here to make sure she gets it. Sprinkles is a beautiful black terrier poodle mix, mostly terrier, under 10 lbs and sweet, loyal and loving. As a pup, she is playful but over the chewing and getting into everything stage. She is deserving of a significant other who wants a companion to do everything and go everywhere with. To the best of my knowledge she is housetrained. She is spayed and ready to go. Remember, she’s still a youngster and not yet a lap dog, but she’ll stay at your feet constantly, so don’t expect too much cuddling immediately. She’ll come around. Nevertheless, she has proven to be a perfect companion. Currently she stays with the Fairy Dogmother (Miss Donna) and Fairy Dogfather (Mr. Wayne) at their home at Dreamweaver Farm. Unlike her other brothers and sisters here, she is good at getting through the fence around the house and goes with dad to the barn to feed the horses and piddle. She seems to be fearless and thinks the horses are just big dogs. She gets along well with other dogs and does not have any bad habits that I am aware of. She just wants to have fun and have someone she can trust who will not give her away again. Sprinkles is a wonderful pet and it would be a privilege to give her the perfect forever home. Please take a look at her, she’s easy to love and will love you more.
- When Alyssa first came to us she was extremely independent, not wanting to be petted but not fearful either. Because of this, she became a "special project" (by definition this means we are going to help a dog whether they want it or not!) It took about five weeks and then one day as I was sitting down tying my shoe, she jumped up against my leg and gave me kisses on my cheek. I was delighted! When I come into the office now she doesn't let me go anywhere else until I pick her up for a cuddle. And to date, I have gotten kisses only twice, but I feel certain more are on the way... She is still wary of men and complete strangers, but with a few of her favorite treats she will warm up quite nicely and with a little time will adust to about anything. She is great with any size dog an is still indenpendent enough to be able to entertain herself when left along. Her Pekingese personality is simply delightful and even when I don't have time for her she still makes me laugh with her antics trying to get my attention. She will make someone an absolutely terrific pet.
- Cadillac and her siblings - Sophie, Sadie and Gizmo, were relinquished to us after their owner became ill and could not care for them. These four are happy go lucky shih tzu's without a care in the world. They are not bonded and would really prefer only dog homes for each of them. They're all waiting to be somebody's one and only.
- Louie was rescued from a Georgia shelter where he had been picked up as a stray. He's okay with some other dogs but not others. He'd be best as an only dog. Louie is fabulous with people. Pick him up and toss him over, roll him on his back, lift his paws, doesn't matter what you do as long as you're messing with him. The more the happier he is.
- Vannah was turned in to GCAS as a stray. Then she had the bad luck to be in the puppy room when a parvo strain broke out. It was death or quarantine if the GCAS staff could find a rescue willing to hold for two weeks. They did - they found us (thanks again Taryn at Greenville, SC Animal Control, you always put the animals needs first..you guys are awesome). We held Vannah and her roommates Tex and Trey for the requisite time to determine that they were indeed not infected and they weren't. Talk about dodging two bullets in a row! Vannah is now ready for her home. She's up to date on vaccinations, heartworm free, groomed and adorable. She is a typical snuggle bunny of a little dog, wanting only love and affection to make her life complete. Won't she look pretty in a red Christmas sweater?