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Hi everyone, my name is Casper

*FOSTER TO ADOPT*

I was surrendered to Lort Smith as I had a medical issue. I have since spent some time in foster care recovering from my urinary problem and I am now ready for a new home!

A few exploratory tests still need to be conducted, so until these are finalised, I will be a foster to adopt.

I have a special diet to adhere to that will keep me fit and healthy, and the staff will happily discuss this with you.

I am seeking a quiet adult only home where I will remain indoors. I want all the attention and affection to myself so no other animals please.

If you have place in your home and heart for a lovely lady like me, please contact the Adoption Hub.

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Adopting an animal

Adopting an animal is a rewarding experience that will last a lifetime. But before you adopt a pet please take some time to consider the commitment you are about to make. Sometimes the excitement of pet ownership can overshadow factors that should be considered before adoption.

Adopting a shelter pet is a lifelong decision that will have a major impact to your normal, everyday life. Please remember that a cat or dog can live for up to 20 years and they will rely only on you for their wellbeing for their entire life.

  • Do I have time to exercise the dog every day?
  • Do I have time for puppy pre-school and time to socialise a puppy?
  • Do I have at least an hour every day to spend with my cat?
  • Do I have time for obedience training?
  • If renting, does the landlord permit pets?
  • Is the backyard big enough and is the fencing secure?
  • Does the whole family want a pet?
  • Will the pet be allowed inside?
  • Will I have to move interstate or overseas in the foreseeable future?
  • Will I have to move to another rental property where the landlord may not allow pets.

Pets are a lifelong monetary commitment, you will need to factor in:

  • Weekly animal food bills and necessities
  • Yearly council registration
  • Monthly medications like heart worm/intestinal worm and flea treatments
  • Annual vet visits for vaccinations and check ups
  • Unexpected vet bills due to accidents or medical conditions
  • Ongoing grooming
  • Boarding fees for human holidays
  • Enrichment like training, toys etc