Introducing Allie & Ethel. Allie is the daughter of Ethel. They are two sweet gals that are very devoted to each other and mustbe adopted together. They were rescued from another shelter that was closing and came to Friendship in hopes of getting a loving home.
Ethel and Allie are crate-trained and have impeccable house manners. Both are very social lap dogs and great on a leash. A fenced-in yard would be nice for them to be able to lounge around but not a must. It's probably best if they live in a quiet adult household or one with teenage children that respect dogs. It's not known if they like cats or dogs but they may be the only pets you need. They certainly have a lot of love to give.
Ethel's left front left leg has been amputated and her eyesight is starting to fail. Even though, she and Allie like to go for walks. Having only three legs does not deter Ethel. At some point early in her life her leg was shattered. She had been hobbling around on it until arriving at Friendship. The vet thought it best to amputate it to keep her from being in pain later on in life. Ethel's surgery site is still very sensitive since it's only been a few weeks. One will need to be careful when picking her up. She can go up the stairs, but is carried down the stairs. Probably a quiet home would be best for both of them.
Allie is more active than her mom. Both will keep you laughing with their sweet antics.
Allie and Ethel are currently in a foster home. If you would like to meet them please call Friendship at 440-322-4321 to schedule an appointment. If you have any questions about them you can contact their foster mom Pat at email@example.com. They would love to find a permanent loving home ASAP. Ethel's photo was taken a few weeks before she had her leg surgery.
BREED/DESCRIPTION: Shih Tzu mixes
NEUTERED/SPAYED: Yes, spayed; shots current
AGE: Allie is 8 years old and Ethel is 9
SIZE/WEIGHT: Both are less than 20 pounds
ADOPTION FEE: $45 each
ORGANIZATION: Friendship APL of Lorain County, 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035
CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org or (440) 322-4321
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