Fostering in Rhode Island!
Before you ask, no Alma is not wearing a wig - it just looks that way and we love it!
A quiet, sweet girl she’s adjusting to her new foster home quite well. She is fine with the the little human in the home and the 4-legged friend too!!!
An older girl, she has a right eye we are having investigated and hoping we can save it; we don’t know how this injury occurred and don’t want to know but we want to fix it!!
Alma was found out in the cold sleeping on an old thrown out mattress - she would wander away from it for a bit during the day but would return to sleep every afternoon. The front line rescuers in Memphis from All 4’s saw her and couldn’t stand it - they were finally able to get her in their van and found her a safe spot. We moved here to New England as soon as we could.
If you decide you want to make this girl yours, we will of course cover all her veterinary needs for her eye and heartworm disease - all you’d have to do is provide a safe spot for her to recover and be loved!!
Breed: Mix of awesomeness
Age: 8 yrs (estimate)
Weight: 45 lbs.
Spayed/Neutered: Will be prior to adoption
Vaccinations: Up to date
Heartworm: Positive, started pre-treatment 2/4/21
BASED ON OUR OBSERVATIONS:
Good with Children: Yes
Good with Dogs: Yes
Good with Cats: Unknown
Adoption Fee: $300 (senior discount, Alma being the senior!)
Interested in a specific dog, please fill out an application if you are interested in a dog. The number of individual inquiries is overwhelming and we are finding it difficult to respond to each one. We cannot guarantee you will receive a timely response.
Paws New England is a rescue, not a shelter, and as such we do not have our dogs housed in one location - they are in foster homes both in New England and in our southern foster homes. If you’re interested in a specific dog, please complete a short online application and you will receive a reply within 48 hours so you can ask questions.
At present, if a dog is listed on our website, the dog is considered still available HOWEVER, may have applications that have come in before yours but it’s still too early to know if any are a good match; therefore we encourage you to apply.
NOTICE WITH REGARD TO LOCATION OF DOGS: Please note: Paws New England is a foster-based rescue. We do not have a brick and mortar building to house the dogs we rescue. We have found that dogs in foster homes are much more adoptable because they have been observed in a home setting. Dogs listed with Paws New England typically reside in various locations throughout the south (primarily Tennessee, Texas, and Arkansas) and New England (not necessarily in the state of Rhode Island). You will be notified by the adoption coordinator of the location of the dog you are interested in so you have the ability to decide whether to pursue adoption or not.
Dogs transported to New England are done so at a fee of $150.00 paid directly to the transporting company by Paws New England; no additional transport costs are responsibility of adopter. This fee is included in the adoption donation.
Adoption donations cover pre-adoption vet costs (including vaccinations, spay/neuter when age appropriate, and heartworm testing/treatment when necessary), a microchip, and transportation to New England if necessary.
Donations for our young, healthy puppies and dogs support their fellow canines of advanced age or suffering from injuries and abuse whose donations are reduced but whose veterinary costs are typically much higher. We appreciate your understanding that your dog will help others in need.
All known information about the animal is listed above. We do our best to give accurate information, but most of our dogs are rescues and do not come with a known history.
Paws New England abides by the dog importation regulations set forth in the states of MA, CT, NH and RI.