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Talbot

Gender: Male
Breed: Labrador
Secondary Breed: Hound
Status: Adoptable

A SWEET & SILLY DEAF GUY:  11 years old / 46 lbs.  Mostly Mutts adoption facility 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. I’m a sweet deaf older guy who loves head scratches & nice leisurely walks with my people. I mind well on my walks too. I’m very sweet & affectionate - enjoying belly rubs & playing with stuffed toys which is adorable.  I lived with my foster family for about a year, but they had to move so now I live at the shelter. I miss them so much, but I’m thankful for the loving home they provided me. I liked it when my foster family played with me with their hands, like a gentle kind of rough housing. Funny, I know! They called me a people pleaser, & once I settled in & got familiar with my new surroundings, my lovable personality just blossomed. Since I’m deaf, it took a few days. I’m happy to lay on the couch with you & I slept on the first floor in my foster home – too many stairs aren’t good for my older bones, so fewer is best. I was quiet in general & only barked a little when I was in my crate. After a while, I no longer needed a crate in my foster home, which is good because it's not my favorite place. I’m very treat/food motivated, & I take treats best from a flat hand & have learned to take them gently. I’ll do anything for cheese.  I also like to follow you around if you have food, just in case you drop something for me. Since I’m an older fellow, I have some slight sight loss which is normal for an older guy, but the vet looked at my eyes & there were no concerns. I have severe arthritis & a possible slipped disk, so I’m taking medication for pain & inflammation & will likely need to continue taking these for the rest of my life. I also get laser treatments that really help!  Due to the pain from my arthritis & sore back, I don’t like being picked up & will bite to let you know this. I don’t bite hard, but I need to be muzzled to be bathed & picked up. I can get into regular cars & small SUV’s, but I have trouble getting into larger vehicles, so I’ve learned how to use a ramp! My potty manners were good in my foster home once I learned the routine, & they have been good since I’ve moved back into the shelter. I’d love a family member that’s home a good bit, I think a long day at home alone may make me sad. I should be your only dog as I’ve not reacted well to the other dogs I’ve met.  However, I met a kitty at the shelter & was respectful to her. Energy level: 3-5. I’d be best with older kids that are gentle & good with dogs as I have a habit of jumping up on folks when I'm excited & due to my soreness & reaction to it. I’m taking a medication that has really helped me during storms – now I just shake a little. Check out my Instagram page (Talbot @tenderspotfortalbot) for some seriously handsome photos of me! 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