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Adopt Alma

Female Labrador Retriever /Mixed Breed (Medium) 

About

Alma is one of a litter of puppies Florida Urgent Rescue saved from a life of living out in the elements, with no human contact. She is one of a litter of five, who was spotted by a concerned citizen, who then reached out for help. The first time they were seen, there were eleven puppies. The next time, a few weeks after that, there were only five. Several people in the area began to feed them, but even after weeks, they wouldn't let anyone touch them. They were in bad very shape. We were finally able to trap them and get them to the vet. Their skin was infected with demodectic mange, which was compounded by scrapes and cuts they had gotten from living in the woods their whole lives. They had been surviving on leaves, sticks, and dirt, so their little bellies were just full of debris.

Alma is a sweetheart and a morning puppy, who wakes wiggling and excited to start the day. She likes being part of a pack and her adorable, white tipped tail wags when she sees her friends. When not curled up in bed, she likes to sit in the kitchen and help however she can. Alma prefers the local pizzeria, Renna's, to the national brands.

If you would like to read more about them and their journey to safety click here: https://www.facebook.com/floridaurgentrescue/posts/1240757406042645


We start all of our adoptions with a one week sleepover, so you know everything there is to know before finalizing the adoption.

Adoption Fees for puppies under 6 months old: $225
Adoption Fees for dogs/puppies 6 months old or older: $150
This includes vetting, UTD Vaccinations and spay or neuter

We ask that you fill out an adoption application before you meet our animals. You can download it here: http://www.floridaurgentrescue.com/adopt

Please note: We are not a shelter. Each animal is fostered in an individual home, and we do not have a kennel or facility that you can visit and see all the animals. Before you visit our animals, we ask you to go through the application and brief phone interview process. We will then schedule a meet and greet with the animal and their foster parents. Every adoption starts with a 1 week sleepover, so before finalizing we can all make sure it's a perfect fit.

We are all volunteers and do this in our spare time, we do not have set hours and we answer all calls and emails as quickly as we can. Thank you so much for your interest in our FUR Babies!

Not what you were looking for? You can adopt a different pet in We rescue animals in Northeast Florida, including Putnam County, Bradford County, Clay County, St. Johns County and Duval County. by using our search feature and adjusting the radius. Thank you for helping our animal shelters and rescue groups with pet adoption!

Contact

If you have questions about Alma please contact Florida Urgent Rescue Inc

Details

Name
Alma
Age
Puppy
Size
Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Color
Tan/Yellow/Fawn
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

Shelter Description

Our mission is to dramatically improve the lives of shelter and rescue animals, to assist in urgent rescue situations and to implement resources to help in the aid of these animals. We rescue from death row at high kill shelters and help them have happy lives in their furever homes.

Shelter Driving Directions

Please note: We are not a shelter. We do not have a kennel or facility that you can visit and see all the Animals. Each Animal is fostered in an individual home. So, you cannot come visit our animals until you have gone through the application and brief phone interview process and then we will schedule a meet and greet with the animal and their foster parents. Then the next step would be a 1 week sleepover, so before finalizing we can all make sure it's a perfect fit. We are all volunteers and do this in our spare time, we do not have set "hours" and we answer all calls and emails as quickly as we can. Thank you so much for your interest in our FUR Babies!

Areas Served

We rescue animals in Northeast Florida, including Putnam County, Bradford County, Clay County, St. Johns County and Duval County.

Adoption Instructions

We require a written application, references and a home check prior to adoption. If you're interested in a foster-to-adopt, we are very flexible.

You can download our application here: http://www.floridaurgentrescue.com/adopt

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