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#8656 La Bamba

Medium-size, Male, Adult Plott Hound,
La Bamba is up-to-date on his shots and has been neutered. La Bamba is currently being fostered in Arlington, VA.

La Bamba is a low to medium energy plott hound mix estimated to be about 30lbs and 1-2 years old. His foster family calls him Jasper because he looks like the beautiful stone.

Jasper is a gentle soul, but also a little shy. Jasper has been good with other dogs he has met. Also, he has been respectful of the resident cat.

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Jasper has shared with his foster family :
He loves getting petted and comes up for attention and love once he gets to know you.
He needs time to adjust to his new surroundings.
He is great about letting us know when he needs to go outside for the potty.
He is crate trained. He will go in and settle down and listen to classical music.
So far he has not been prone to chasing any outdoor critters, and just sniffs around.
He does not pull when being walked on a leash.
He likes his bacon 🥓 treats!
He likes to chew on a bully stick.
He likes to watch tv and cuddle on the couch.
He is learning about toys and so far likes stuffed squeaky toys.

This dog tested positive for heartworm disease before arriving to the rescue. The disease was treated while in foster care. Heartworm disease is transmitted to a dog through a bite from an infected mosquito. With monthly preventatives, the disease is completely preventable. Read about heartworm disease here: Read more about heartworm disease here here

Jasper has recovered from treatment and is ready to find his forever home. Is that with you? If so, apply today!

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.