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#12283 Skittles (Halloween Pups)

Adopted
Medium-size, Male, Baby Australian Cattle Dog (Blue Heeler) x Mountain Cur,

Hi, my name is Skittles and I'm one of the Halloween pups. I'm a boy and I was born on 7/18/22 which makes me about 10 weeks old. I'm thought to be a Cattle Dog/Mountain Cur mix and am just as cute as can be.

I am just a baby and my adopters should be respectful of my small size and puppy needs, such as not being left alone for more than 4 hours at a time, and to teach me proper manners with play, potty, leash walking and crating. In return, I promise to try really hard to make you proud and to give lots of puppy kisses!

Please note that because this puppy is so young, it will have just received its third distemper shot prior to adoption. This is very IMPORTANT because it means that the immune system will not be fully functioning until about 2 weeks after that third vaccine. Until then, the puppy MUST stay out of public places where it could be exposed to the germs of other dogs. These no puppy zones include all pet stores, dog parks, and for apartment dwellers, areas used by other dogs. These requirements are strictly for the puppy’s medical safety and longevity.

This puppy is microchipped and up to date on age appropriate vaccines and monthly preventatives and is available to go home as early as October 7, 2022.

Skittles (Halloween Pups) is up-to-date on his vaccinations and has not yet been neutered. Skittles (Halloween Pups) is currently being fostered in Baltimore, MD.

All adult dogs, cats, and kittens are altered prior to adoption. Puppies too young to be altered at the time of adoption must be brought to our partner vet in Ashland, VA for spay or neuter paid for by Operation Paws for Homes by 6 months of age. Adopters may choose to have the procedure done at their own vet before 6 months of age and be reimbursed the amount that the rescue would pay our partner vet in Ashland.

This dog's bio is based off the experiences of the foster and/or volunteers of OPH as well as any information that we received from the shelter or previous owner. This is very important because it means that while they may act one way in the foster’s home, you may experience something different in your home.