Hi everyone, my name is Whiskey
I am an enthusiastic playful girl looking for a family to call my own.
I found myself at Lort Smith when I got hit by a car. This resulted in a fractured collar bone which has now fully healed. However, during this time, another medical issue arose.
The Lort Smith vets discovered that I suffer from a disease that makes me immunocompromised. The Adoption Centre staff can tell you about it.* But the most important thing is that I am still a very happy and healthy dog!
I bring a lot of joy to everyone who meets me with my excitable personality. The staff here comment on how intelligent I am. I love to engage and play with my humans through tug toys, ball games and cuddles!
I am best suited to a strong handler who enjoys training with their dogs. No young children, elderlies or other animals for me please.
If I sound like the girl for you, please give the Adoption Hub a call to find out more about me on 9321 7240.
*I will be adopted out with a disclaimer for my medical issues.
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