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Homer

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

A FUN & ENTHUSIASTIC FELLOW:  10 years old / 19 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, I’m Homer!  I’m a great little guy who loves to play & - in true beagle fashion – has a curious and sometimes vocal nature, so I would love to go on adventures with my people.  Treats are awesome, & I will sit for them… or I will dance on my hind legs for them.  So cute!  I came to Mostly Mutts as a lost doggie with another dog friend (who has been adopted).  We got along well, but I have been unsure about some of the dogs I pass on my walks – barking at them.  Can’t tell yet if it’s in play or not, so, if you have a nice doggie, let’s meet to see if we can be friends. I met a nice 10-year-old boy & his younger sister at the shelter & did great with them, so a home with kids around 10 or maybe a little younger could be a good fit for me. I also met twin girls around that age in my temp. foster home & was very sweet with them. I’m a graduate of the Mostly Mutts University training program, & I’ve mastered the ‘sit’, ‘come’, ‘leave it’, ‘drop it’, ‘stay’, ‘down’, & ‘go to your place’ commands, loose leash walking, proper door etiquette, & accepting nice strangers without jumping. I impressed my temp. foster mom so much when I learned the names of my two favorite toys (“ball” and stuffed “squirrel”). I liked to hide my toys throughout the house, & if she asked me where one of them was, I retrieved the correct one – so cute! I like walking with a harness best as I have a mild collapsed trachea. However, please use care when putting my harness on as I become agitated & squirm when someone reaches under my tummy. I haven’t attempted to bite, but I have directed my mouth towards hands to move them away from that area. My trainer believes I will adjust to having a harness put on with time & consistency, but please keep my sensitivity in my tummy area in mind when picking me up or reaching under my belly (& make sure the kiddos know about this too). When in my crate at the shelter, I will ‘talk’ to let people know I would rather be with them, but in my temp. foster home I was a bit quieter & calm in the crate for a few hours at a time. I think I’d get chattier if I had to be in the crate for longer periods, so I probably should not live in a condo/apartment environment where my ‘discussion’ might annoy the neighbors! My potty manners are good on the shelter schedule, & they were excellent in my temp. foster home too.  I’m enthusiastic outside, so I can be vocal, & I’ve got a great Beagle howl.  You may notice that I have a bump on my back, but – no worries, it is just a fatty mass & does not cause me any discomfort.  The vet detected a low-grade heart murmur during my exam, but it is mild & does not require medication. I just have had my teeth cleaned which sometimes helps to clear up a low-grade heart murmur!  Energy level:  5-7.  I'm current on vaccinations, micro-chipped, neutered, & my adoption fee is $299.00 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