About ALFALFA (Mid-East) yo
Adoption Fee: $800
Hi! My name is ALFALFA (Alfa) and here is a bit about me:
Age: 2 years
Weight: 18 kg
Height: 57 cm
Highlight(s): Patient, Friendly, Playful, Clever, Calm and Quiet
They say I’m something of a mythical creature: a quiet husky! But I have more than just that going for me.
I have quite the dramatic background story! I was seized by police when it was discovered that I was stolen from my original home to be sold for drug money. They weren’t able to reunite me with my first family, but my wonderful rescuer took me to safety. As you can imagine, this was a lot for me to go through. I was so stressed and missed my family so much that I wouldn’t eat or drink for two whole days. My rescuer tried to find out who my family was, but to no avail. Once I realized that I was in a safe, loving environment, I bounced back really fast!
Now I’m a happy, healthy boy and I’m looking for my forever family.
It’s clear that while I like other dogs just fine, my true love is people. I'm very friendly. I follow the shelter staff wherever they go. I just quietly observe and make sure I’m right there just in case they need to give out any belly rubs. I live to serve! I’m a clever boy who knows how to get what he wants, but I’m also patient enough to wait until the humans are ready to give me attention.
I definitely still have the playful, fun loving, clownish streak my breed is known for. I love to see my humans smile and laugh, and will roll around on the ground being silly in order to earn those belly rubs! Being the clever guy I am, I can find all sorts of ways to make you smile.
Truly the gentleman I am, I have a light hearted nature and can adjust well to my new environment.
Due to being so people oriented, my best home is one where I can be with my people as much as possible! I’m still a young guy, so I’d love to find someone who can take me on lots of hikes, runs, and other adventures to keep my mind and body healthy. If you work from home, I’d be in heaven!
Energy Level: Moderate
I get along with:
Fears: none observed. Please be patient assisting me in my transition.
Training: not aware of any
Leash skills: Unknown. Please be prepared to train me.
House trained: Unknown. Please help me learn!
Health notes: The top of my left ear is missing.
I have been spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.
My adoption fee is $800.00 CAD plus applicable taxes. This includes my transportation to Canada, if I am able to be accompanied by a flight volunteer directly to Vancouver.
Disclaimer: It is important for all applicants to visit our website, http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca/adopting/ and read about Loved at Last Dog Rescue.
Information included in the profile is provided to us from the international rescuer or local fosters. LALDR does not have access to overseas dogs and cannot always verify the accuracy of their descriptions. Every dog is an individual and can act differently in different situations based on the person adopting them and the environment in which they live.
Please Note: LALDR highly encourages adopters to research some local dog trainers before their dog arrives. Although a 1-on-1 trainer is often not needed, it is good to have someone in mind in case any problematic behaviours arise. Most bad behaviours can be modified if caught early enough, so make sure to nip undesirable behaviours in the bud before they become serious problems.
Basic training should be taken seriously, but should not begin until your dog is well settled in - at least a couple of weeks. After you feel your new dog is relaxed and comfortable in their new home, check out training courses in your local area. Even basic beginner courses like those taught at a local pet store can have a huge benefit in helping your dog learn to socialize and get used to being in public situations, all with the added benefit of strengthening their bond with you.
While most dogs find escorting passengers flying directly to Vancouver, some will find flights through Toronto or Montreal. In that case, additional fees will apply to fly your dog to Vancouver by cargo. Unaccompanied cargo costs within Canada range from $350 - $550 depending on the size of the dog. LALDR will be as transparent as possible with you regarding these costs.
The age and breed of a dog is usually an educated guess, so we are not able to guarantee the accuracy of age or breed of our dogs.
Normally, we will not approve adoptions to homes with children under 12 years of age. However if a dog has been determined to be good with children we will approve applicants with children 8 years or older. More information can be found on our website.
[MID-EAST] *Vaccinations: Dogs from the Middle East are vaccinated for rabies, parvo, distemper, leptospirosis, adenovirus type 1 and para-influenza. Bordetella is not given, as that has not been a problem in the Middle East.
[TURKEY] *Dogs receive 4D SNAP tests - which include: Heartworm, Ehrlichiosis, Leishmania and Anaplasmosis.