Age: 7 years
Breed: Labrador Retriever Blend
Weight: 30 lbs.
Status: Matched for Adoption
Bandit is very thin and needs to gain some weight. He originally weighed in at 28 pounds but thanks to his caring foster family he now weighs 30 pounds. Good nutrition will be an important factor in helping him withstand the rigors of heartworm treatment. A series of shots, bloodwork, x-rays, hospitalization, restricted activity, rest and lots of tender loving care will be his life for the next four months or more.
In addition to his heartworm treatments, Bandit is also receiving professional training provided by GRRMF. Basic obedience commands, learning to greet new people without barking and overcoming some of his fears will help him gain more confidence and trust.
In his leisure time, Bandit is enjoying belly rubs, grooming, walks and hanging out with his three canine foster siblings. He’s an independent guy who tries his luck at counter surfing but his foster mom is on it and he is learning that surfing is only done in the water. His foster mom reports that he is warming up to affection, crate trained, rarely has accidents in the house, good with other dogs and hasn’t been introduced to children or cats yet.
With healing time and training, Bandit will be a wonderful companion for someone. Just like Dobby, the kind hearted elf and loyal friend to Harry Potter, Bandit will be a calm and faithful friend to a loving family that shares their home with him forever.
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