|Petey (Mod Squad)($100 Adoption Fee)|
Give a warm welcome to Petey! This American Pit Bull Terrier mix is as goofy as they come. 60-pound Petey arrived at the Kentucky Humane Society after a rural shelter ran out of room. We could tell that he was an absolute good boy that just needed a second chance! Upon arriving, we quickly discovered Petey was deaf. Sometimes that happens with white pitties, so we weren't very surprised. However, we also found a grade 6 heart murmur. That was a bit unexpected! Our medical team ran tests and determined that Petey has a congenital defect called VSD, which is causing the murmur. Petey is coping very well and acts like a normal, friendly, excited one-year-old. But it's important for his new family to follow-up with their veterinarian so that the defect can be monitored as Petey grows. This sweet guy hasn't let his diagnosis stop him from enjoying life. He loves hiking and exploring and has been a great "date" dog. He likes the company of other dogs and will chase and play. Petey's also been learning things like how to settle in a crate and has learned some basic behaviors. His adoption includes a supplemented training session with a private trainer. All he's missing is a family to join him! Petey is neutered, micro-chipped and up-to-date on his shots. See below to fill out an application and schedule an adoption appointment!
This animal is a student in our Behavior Modification program. As part of our program, some of our canine friends have the opportunity to learn a few more skills before they are placed in homes. This also allows our staff to learn more about each animal's individual personality and needs. The goal of the Behavior Modification program is for these dogs to be adopted into appropriate homes with behavior counseling and support. An appointment is necessary to meet and adopt this animal.
If you are interested in meeting them, please first submit an online adoption application located at www.kyhumane.org/dog-app. Once we have received your adoption application, our behavior team will follow up and provide you with more information. You can also email [email protected] for more info.
Outdoor Dog Adventure's Dog of the Month:
The Kentucky Humane Society has begun a new partnership with the wonderful folks at Outdoor Dog Adventures. Outdoor Dog Adventures is a Louisville-based pet care business offering dog walking, drop in visits, pet taxi, and dog hiking. Each month, they will sponsor a shelter dog in order to help them find their forever home faster! This month's Outdoor Dog Adventure's Dog of the Month is Petey! Because Petey is our Dog of the Month, he will have a reduced adoption fee of $100 and his adopters get a gift certificate for Petey's first free walk with the certified professionals at Outdoor Dog Adventures!
Did you know that every Kentucky Humane Society adoptable dog and cat comes with 30 days of health insurance through MetLife Pet Insurance? Ask an adoption counselor for details.