8-10 year old ~ male ~ Adopted
Arthur’s new foster parents fell in love with this senior boy, who just wanted a home of his very own without other dogs or cats, with people who understood him.
Update: Arthur decided to attack his foster cat brother, so he had to move to another foster home. There he had problems getting along with his larger dog foster sister. So we had to move him to a foster home where he could be the only pet. Despite his age Arthur has lots of energy and runs circles around his younger foster brother Ben. But when he’s finished exercising he’s happy to curl up by a nice fire. He will make someone a wonderful companion. He has developed some resource guarding, so our foster is working with him on that.
Update. Arthur has completed his heartworm treatment and did very well. We were thankful to get a grant from Westside Animal Hospital to cover some of his treatment. He is a happy, goofy guy, and his mobility is now much improved. When our vet says a rescue is a ‘hot mess,’ we know we’re in for a bumpy ride! We absolutely had to pull Arthur from a shelter when we saw him, though – a low rider that tips the scales at 23 pounds, his coloring and build make it highly likely that he’s a Cardigan mix. And of course, there’s those ears….
Thanks so much to the Humane Society of Granville County for helping us get him! Even in the stressful environment of a shelter, staff reported that Arthur was a sweetheart – “He has this wonderful little personality and is very friendly and loving. He is just the right size, and we just love him.” Arthur comes to us with teeth badly in need of a dental, heartworm positive and with a serious skin infection. He will also need to be neutered. That all adds up to time and expense, but we hope to get this completely adorable man feeling better as soon as possible.