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AdoptZoey

FemaleGerman Shepherd Dog /Basset Hound

About

Hello there, my name is Zoey, but they call me Z for short. (No short jokes please). I am a German Shepherd, Basset Hound mix who was at Memphis Animal Services (aka the city pound) when some rescue folks first met me. They took me out of my kennel, spent some time with me and thought I'd make someone a really nice companion. I am a 100% devoted to my people kind of dog - good with all people I have met (both big and small). I would prefer to be the only dog in my house just because a ton of doggy activity isn't my thing. Let me tell you about my foster mom, she's the bomb. She has loved me through a lot - those first few days out of the shelter, through heartworm treatment, to now....now that I am ready to be adopted, she's still there for me. She knows me better than anyone and would love to talk to you too - tell you a little more about me.

But in the meantime - let the rescue ladies know if you would like an adoption application and they can get one to you. My adoption fee is $400 and includes my spay surgery, successful completion of heartworm treatment, microchip, vaccinations, health certificate and transportation from my foster home in Memphis to your area upon adoption.

Contact

If you have questions about Zoey please contact Wilson Animal Rescue - Chicago Transport Chapter

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Details

Name
Zoey
Age
Adult
Size
Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Color
Tan/Yellow/Fawn - With White
Hair Length
Shots up to date
Spayed / Neutered
Housetrained
Family
Ok with kids
Ok with birds
Ok with dogs
Ok with cats
Ok with small animals
Contact Person

Wilson Animal Rescue - Chicago Transport Chapter

Shelter Description

Wilson Animal Rescue is a 100% volunteer-run, foster-based rescue group in Memphis, Tennessee. We focus on rescuing dogs who are in danger of being euthanized at the city's run shelter and other midsouth shelters. We strive to place dogs in loving homes not only locally but in cities in the Midwest and New England areas.

We keep in touch with our adopters - and not everyone who applies for a dog gets one. We say no as much as we say yes. We are looking for people who feel the same way about their dogs as we do - that they are family and bringing one into your home is a major commitment.

We also appreciate it takes a tremendous amount of trust to adopt a dog before meeting - trust on behalf of the adopter and trust from our fosters. They have to trust that we are sending the dog, who they have loved, to a wonderful new home. This trust is ever present in our minds and not something we take lightly, so we are happy to answer adopters questions. Please do, however remember that we are 100% volunteer run - we have jobs and families and we do our very best to respond as quickly as we can to all inquiries and follow up questions.

We have two vets we use primarily - Cloverleaf Animal Clinic and Walnut Grove Animal Clinic - they are both located in Memphis. Please feel free to call either of their clinics if you are interested in a reference for our rescue.

Shelter Driving Directions

All of our dogs are fostered in the Memphis, TN area. We are happy for you to come to Memphis and meet any of the dogs we have available. We are unable to send dogs outside of the Memphis area prior to adoptions.

Areas Served

Wilson Animal Rescue is 501(c)(3) based in Memphis, TN. We are able to transport our dogs upon adoption via Road Home Pet Transport.

Adoption Instructions

We send an adoption application to be potential adopter's, they fill it out and email it back to us. Once we read it over, called references and feel like it may be a good fit, we put the adopters and fosters in contact so they can further discuss the dog. We feel that being completely prepared, and transparent about the dog, is the best way to go. The adopter can ask questions about routine, behavior, etc. We are really looking for a best fit for the dog and adopter. And because all of the dogs are living in homes (no longer in a shelter environment) we really get to know them like they are our own. We get to see who is cat friendly, who really loves having kids around, who may be a little more unsure in new situations, etc.

The adoption application can be found at www.wilsonanimalrescue.com/adopt.