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Roscoe alias Checkers is in need of another home!


Remember our Dog Park Arroyo Mutt, Checkers alias Roscoe?

I just learned this from an ad on Craig's list posted January 29th:

Remember the dog rescued from the park December 16 2009, that I helped find a home for? Well, I got a call today (I was listed as emergency backup) that his owner is in the hospital, indefinitely. Now, again, I must find a home for this dog -- someone who can care for him. Anyway, Roscoe (formerly "Checkers") is about the sweetest, most mellow creature you will meet. He is a submissive male, and as a result, my male alpha Jack goes after him aggressively, so I cannot foster him until his owner is well, or until another home is found -- perhaps yours! I am boarding him at my vet until I find someone to take him in. He has all his medical needs addressed, but he needs a place to be! Please, please, pass this along. This is a mellow blue Heeler, about 6 years old, totally behaved and house-trained -- and loves kids. He is love, love, love!

I must find him a home, or temporary foster, asap. Thanks!~ Amy (702) 622-4622

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Comment by caril on January 31, 2010 at 5:50pm
okay... thanks. When I looked at the post initially, the paragraph of explanation was not showing... hope this guy can find a good home or foster... poor guy. I have three and just can't take on another... but will put out the word to my friends... bless you for taking him back in.
Comment by om on January 31, 2010 at 4:41pm
I don't know more then this post says which I took off Craig's list. It says the new owner got hospitalized indefinitely and this sweet creature needs a new home. From everything we know he is a very nice guy. Sure hope a place will be found, please pass it on!
Comment by caril on January 31, 2010 at 4:19pm
What happened om?

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