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Golden Retriever / Mixed (medium coat)  : :  Female  : :  Adult  : :  Medium


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About Taylor

  • Status: Adopted!
  • Adoption Fee: $200
  • Species: Dog
  • General Color: Golden/Chestnut
  • Current Size: 40 Pounds
  • Current Age: 10 Years 4 Months (best estimate)
  • Housetrained: Yes
  • Exercise Needs: Moderate
  • Grooming Needs: High

Taylor is an adorable 1-2 year old, petite, golden mix, weighing 40 lbs. She was  recently rescued from a shelter and has successfully undergone heartworm treatment. It was necessary to shave her due the severe matting to her coat.

Taylor appears to have been mistreated and or neglected. Her initial adjustment was difficult and Taylor was frightened, defensive and unsure that she could trust.  She is now safe in a foster home with 2 other dogs and a cat and is transitioning beautifully. Her fear is melting away and she continues to make tremendous progress. Taylor is now smiling and has become quiet the cuddlier. She is learning basic commands, walks nicely on a leash, is housetrained  and adores riding in the car. Taylor is a special dog who will continue to need  reassurance as she continues to learn to socialize with people and other animals.  She is good with older children and does fine with other dogs as long as they do not intrude on her personal space.

This dog is currently in one of our wonderful Foster Homes for evaluation and lots of love. All of our dogs stay in their Foster Homes for a minimum two week evaluation period, then remain there until their Forever Home finds them.

All GRRSWF dogs have undergone an full examination by a veterinarian and any health concerns have been addressed. All dogs are current on vaccines, have been tested for heartworm and intestinal parasites, and are provided with monthly heartworm and flea/tick preventatives for the duration of their time with us.

If you are interested in learning more about this dog, please contact us at applications@grrswf.org, or you can read about our adoption process in detail and download an application from our website at http://grrswf.org/index-2.html.

PLEASE NOTE: We serve Southwest Florida from Naples to Tampa, and sometimes slightly beyond if needed or possible. If you are interested in adopting one of our dogs but live outside our usual area of operations, please us know as soon as possible; this will allow us to ascertain whether we have volunteers in your area who would be able to assist in processing your application, and may save you from completing an application that we might be unable to process. Unfortunately, much as we would like to, there are some locations that we are simply unable to cover as we do not have sufficient representation in that area to perform the required home visits prior to the adoption, or follow-up visits afterward.

More about Taylor

Somewhat vocal, Does Good in the Car, Cratetrained, Intelligent

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