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Size: Large
Age: Adult
Gender: Female
Breeds: Hound, Crossbreed
Unknown with Dogs/Cats/Kids

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Remember the Christmas pups?! This is their Mom!!

Joy was pulled from a high kill animal shelter one day after giving birth to the Christmas pups. Now it is Joy’s turn to find her perfect family.

Joy is a great dog, she is learning to sit for treats, but only if the treats are yummy. Joy loves to run in her large backyard but also likes the security of her kennel. Since Joys puppies just recently left, she has not been introduced to other dogs, however, she shares a fence line with several other adult dogs and has no issues. She will need thoughtful and slow introductions with other dogs. Joy is moderately active so would enjoy a moderately active family with some older kids to play with. She’s a bit too big for toddlers who she might accidentally knock down.

If you are looking for some Joy in your life she would be the perfect dog for you!

Name: Joy
Breed: Hound mix
Sex: Female
Age: 2 years old
Weight: 50 pounds
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Vaccinations: Up to date
Heartworm: Negative
Microchipped: Yes

Good with Children: Untested
Good with Dogs: Untested- has only met other dogs through a fence and did well.
Good with Cats: Untested

Adoption Donation: 450.00

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.