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Bumblebee

Gender: Male
Breed: Dachshund
Secondary Breed: Mix
Status: Adoptable

LOOKING FOR LOVE & KINDNESS:  8.5 years old / 17 lbs.  Mostly Mutts adoption center is open Mon-Sat. 11-4pm.  Some of us are in foster homes so please call 770-272-6888 1st to find out if I’m available to meet during the week.  Hi, my name is Bumblebee!  I’m glad I was rescued by MM’s & have to say that it’s a nice place, but with all the activity that takes place here each day, it’s been a bit overwhelming to me.  If you take things slow with me, my sweet nature emerges as I realize I can trust you.  I have been enjoying my walks with the volunteers & will go back into my kennel nicely afterwards.  I really think I see it as my ‘safe place’, but the volunteers have to be careful when getting me out, as I have been known to nip - there are so many different volunteers & I just don’t know all of them. Please have a crate for me in my new home as I loved hanging out in my crate in my temporary foster home, & I slept soundly in it at night. I’m sensitive to touch (especially around my feet), & I don’t like things over my head. I also don’t like to be picked up but will tolerate it when getting in/out of the car. We’ve discovered that I have a few medical challenges that may play a role in my discomfort & initial nippiness.  I have congestive heart failure & am now on 2 medications that I’ll need to stay on for the rest of my life.  I’m also a little anemic, so I’m taking vitamin E.  My heart will be checked again in Mid to late February – & if there’s enough improvement, I’ll have my teeth cleaned & some pulled which I really need.  I have a little abscess under my chin as a result of needing dental care, but it’s improving with medication. I have some trouble with stairs, so a home with limited or no stairs is what I need. I hope to be in my new home soon, so I can relax & enjoy the good life.  I am a new student in the Mostly Mutts University training program, & I’ve already mastered the ‘sit’ command. I’m looking forward to learning lots more! Treats are wonderful, especially peanut butter, so you can use that for my training.  I like toys & will wag my tail a bit to let you know when I am ready to play with them.  Again, I am slowly coming out of my shell – so just give me time to warm up to you.  Once I have, I am quite loving & enjoy petting & scratches.  My potty manners are a work in progress with some accidents on the shelter schedule, & hopefully will get better now that my medical needs have been addressed.  Please be consistent with me in my new home, so I can master those skills. I met a few dogs at the shelter & had mixed reactions. I greeted some with happy tail wags, but I didn’t like some, so I growled & snapped at them. If you have a calm & low key dog, let’s meet to see if we can be pals.  I growled a little bit at both the doggies & kitties in my temp. foster home, but I wasn’t aggressive towards any of them. I have not been around kids, but I do not think they would be a good fit in my home, as I tend to be snappy when I am afraid or unsure.  Do you have a place in your heart for a sweet older fellow who just needs to know he is loved?  If so, let’s meet soon!  Energy level: 2-4.  I'm current on vaccinations, micro-chipped, neutered, & my adoption fee is $100.00 which also includes an engraved name tag, Martingale collar & leash.

 

Our Mission

The mission of Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue and Adoption, Inc. is to work closely with animal control officers and other rescue organizations to reduce the number of animals entering into and being euthanized at local shelters.  Mostly Mutts provides housing, health care, training, physical and emotional care to adoptable animals, while we work toward finding them a loving home.  Mostly Mutts is also involved in the community with education and awareness programs primarily in the Metro Atlanta Area