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Adopt GUS - Dallas

Male Weimaraner

About

Gus is a handsome, gray Weimaraner with the most soulful eyes you'll ever see.  This sweet boy had a rough life before coming into rescue and needs a routine, therapeutic environment to learn how to trust again.  He already knows how to love, and will give it generously once you have gained his trust.  The way Gus shows his fear is that he runs...he can be quite the escape artist.  This can be remedied by taking him outside on a leash to do his business and then bringing him back inside. If you have a secure yard, Gus has learned how to use a doggy door, but he has been known to dig out, so it would need to be very secure. When spoken to, Gus will wag his little nub tail to let you know how much he is soaking in the attention.  He is also a big fan of belly rubs. Gus will need another dog in his new home to show him how to trust and learn the ropes of living in a household.

Gus's ideal family will be patient and gentle, and willing to overcome his fears and challenges, and with this sweet boy the rewards will be great.  

For more information about Gus, please fill out an application on our website.  

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Contact

If you have questions about GUS - Dallas please contact Weimaraner Rescue of Texas

Details

Name
GUS - Dallas
Age
Adult
Size
Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Color
Gray/Blue/Silver/Salt & Pepper
Hair Length
Shots up to date
Spayed / Neutered
Housetrained
Family
Ok with kids
Ok with birds
Ok with dogs
Ok with cats
Ok with small animals
Contact Person

Shelter Description

WEIMARANER RESCUE of North Texas, Inc. is an all-volunteer 501-C-3, non-profit, charitable organization.

Since 1989, our small group of volunteers has saved over 1,600 Weimaraners from suffering and death. We exist solely on donations and fund raising efforts. Every penny of our proceeds pay for veterinary care, food, boarding and essential expenses. WRNT began as the Rescue Committee of the Lone Star Weimaraner Club, Inc. (formerly North Texas Weimaraner Club). In 1997 WRNT incorporated and was granted 501-C-3 status by the I.R.S., enabling tax deductible donations to our rescue fund.

OUR MISSION is the rescue, rehabilitation and placement of Weimaraners from animal shelters, found stray, abandoned, neglected and abused. We educate the public on responsible pet ownership, and promote spay/neuter. We are dedicated to end the tragedy of pet over-population by opposing puppy mills, pet stores selling live animals, and irresponsible over-breeding of companion animals.

Shelter Driving Directions

Through the adoption process. We also have meet and greets under the events page of our website.

Areas Served

Texas and the surrounding states

Adoption Instructions

We have an application process. Fees are as follows: puppies $350, dogs $300, and seniors or special needs or mixes $250