BEAU

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MY PERSON LOST HER HOME. I’M LIVING IN A CAR. COURTESY POSTING ONLY!

 THE BASICS:

  • Owner Name:  Joann Elizabeth 434 933 2308 or 203 493 7817- Please contact Joann if you are interested in adopting Beau.
  • Age: Four to four-and-a-half years old
  • Breed: Lab/pointer/beagle mix; 65-68 lbs
  • Neutered: Yes
  • Dogs: Friendly at first but unpredictable. Can become reactive while playing, then get aggressive.
  • Cats: ?
  • Kids: Loves kids
  • Medical: Rabies shot up to date, heartworm negative tested May, 2017. On Hartgard up until this month. Test positive for Lyme two or three years ago.
  • Needs C-6 test. Favors his front right leg sometimes. Urine checked for protein in fall 2015 and it was negative.  Allergic to wheat, soy, and corn.
  • Temperament: Very affectionate with people and kids. High energy when outdoors and allowed to run, but currently spending most of his time in a car with owner.

Beau has experienced some abuse from people, yet remains trusting and loving to everyone. He’s so calm with people that you can take a meaty bone from him easily. He’s a total social butterfly and likes to greet everyone. Gives kisses to kids!

He has a lot of energy and loves to run outside. He’s very confident and independent when out in nature. He looks to his people for guidance and love. He’s very, very smart; basically a person with fur. He needs a lot of love and companionship. He needs a best friend, which has been me until now. But I am unable to keep him since we’ve been living in my car.

He loves other dogs and always wants to meet them, but then becomes reactive while playing. This was not the case until he was attacked by a group of dogs when he was a year old. He then had to live with those dogs for a while after attack. He still has scar. His fear aggression means that he is best kept away from other dogs altogether.

Beau has doggie ADD sometimes, but his focus improves greatly when he gets enough exercise. He gets kennel shock and can’t do crates: he drools, shakes and his eyes glaze over. He needs freedom, to run and explore.

Beau has tons of love to give. He needs a home with safety, stability, and lots of love in return.

More about me November 2017: Praying for a Loving, stable forever family for sweet, loving, loyal boy who has been through a lot, and still loves people and life.

I am a survivor of domestic violence and have experienced homelessness this past year. Beau has experienced things no dog should. I also have health challenges which have significantly affected Beau’s life. I have been unable to care for him and myself, in terms of food, housing, healthcare and more. Sometimes I am too overwhelmed to walk him.

I adopted Beau to help me with PTSD and be a ‘therapy’ dog. But Beau was attacked by a group of dogs shortly after the adoption, and as a result he can longer serve this purpose. I am unable to help him as well due to my own limitations. He is loved dearly. I have struggled to keep him out of the shelter and get him to a place he feels safe. He needs unconditional love and guidance through a life that has been scary. He has nightmares sometimes and his body shakes if someone yells. He gets kennel shock, meaning if he is put in a cage he shakes, drools and stares.

Beau is a 4 year old Lab-Beagle-Pointer rescue. He loves all people to pieces, especially children, and has never met a stranger. Beau has been cared for holistically (partly due to cost), kept up to date with rabies shots and heartworm prevention, and is a vibrant, healthy pup. He would do best at a home with space for him to run and explore which keeps him happy. Beau is a sweet soul who cherishes his people and is looking to be cherished back. Looking for a forever home with a loving family who will help this boy feel safe, confident and happy. He is a joy to be with and would love a best friend.