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Moses

Gender: Male
Breed: Shih Tzu
Secondary Breed: Mix
Status: Adoptable
A PRECIOUS, OLDER GENTLEMAN:  14 years old / 15 lbs.
 
Hi, my name is Moses!  When Mostly Mutts found me at animal control, it was obvious from my ear, teeth and skin issues that I have not been well cared for.  However, Mostly Mutts knew that one of the main things I needed was to know I was loved, so they have made me part of the Mutts family, and I am grateful!  They set to work meeting my physical needs and likewise set to work showing me love and attention – two of the best medicines!
 
• OTHER DOGS/CATS/KIDS:  I haven’t met other dogs yet, so let’s meet! / Cats unknown / I enjoy the company of the older child in my foster home, and I do like being petted a bit on my terms, so much older kids would likely be the best fit for me and let’s meet.
 
• PERSONALITY/ENERGY LEVEL:  I may be an older gentleman, but I still have some pep and a spunky personality – so don’t underestimate me due to my age!  I am a happy guy with a laid-back personality, always sporting a wagging tail, and my foster mom says I have only barked when I smelled lasagna – lol.  Please make sure I see you coming before you touch me since I have a bit of hearing and sight loss due to my age and startle if I don’t see you / My energy level is 4-6.  
 
• SKILLS/CRATE/POTTY:  I walk well on my leash but be mindful of obstacles on our walks – branches, protruding sticks, curbs, etc. since I can’t see everything like I used to / I was crated some for the first couple days in my foster home, but I have proved to be trustworthy, so they no longer crate me when they go out, and I sleep through the night in my foster’s bed / I’ve not had any potty accidents on a good schedule in my foster home, and generally take care of business as soon as I go outside.  When I pant, I am either thirsty or need to go potty.
 
• LIKES/DISLIKES:  I loved the attention from the volunteers at the shelter and am certainly enjoying it in my new foster home.  Best new folks go a slow with me at first, so I see and get to know you.  I enjoy following my people around the house and – though I am not very interested in toys - I do enjoy running around in a playful way with the older child in my foster home / I don’t like hands coming over my head for some reason, so approach me in full view and pet me under my chin.  I didn’t like baths at the shelter, but I have taken them in stride in my foster home.
 
• MEDICAL:  I have started medicated baths, which already have my itchy skin feeling and looking better, my ears have been cleaned too. I had some ‘old man warts’, and the vet remove the ones they could while I was under anesthesia. I also have very few teeth, but MM’s had a mini dental done for me, so they are at lease their healthiest now.  I have a cataract causing my sight to be diminished, but that is not unusual for a guy my age.  I get Optixcare eye drops in each eye/2xdaily and should stay on those.  I also had a sore on my eye lid that had some suspicious cells in it, so it’s been removed.  I'm current on vaccinations, micro-chipped and neutered.         
 
I am looking for a kind family that will open their hearts and home to a precious older gentleman, where I can enjoy the golden time I deserve!  My adoption fee is $299.00, and I’m located in Kennesaw, Ga. 

 

  

 

 

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