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Pirate needs a home - Ashland, VA

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Breed: Husky mix?

Sex: Male

Age: 3 years approx

Size: Large (56 lbs)

Color: Black and white

Coat: Long-haired

Vaccinated: Yes

Heartworm Test: Negative

Other Dogs: OK with dogs

Notes: Pirate ID# 589254 is a male Alaskan Malamute, estimated to be about 3 years old and weighs approximately 56 lbs.

Per Staff Behavioral Analysis: A goofy goober, but can be timid with strangers. Very calm and focused on handler. Recommend Basic Training and Socialization. Tested with intact female Shar Pei mix - Very calm interaction, very interested, other dog tried to dominate but Pirate corrected/warned with a low growl and other dog backed off, both parties continued to socialize calmly. Does shy away from certain noises or new things.

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This dog has been available for 15 days

If you are interested in Pirate phone 804 365 6485 Option 2 to check his current status and for an appointment or stop by to meet him at Hanover County Animal Shelter. We are open Monday through Friday 10am to 4:30pm, Saturday 10am to 3:30pm by appointment only please. Our address is 12471 Taylor Complex Lane, Ashland, VA, 23005.

Available for adoption on this date: June 27th, 2024

Dogs are claimed, adopted and rescued everyday so please contact us to check that this dog is available.

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Adoption of dogs is open to residents of Louisa, Goochland, Chesterfield, Henrico, New Kent, King William, Caroline, Spotsylvania and Hanover Counties, VA.

If you are interested in adopting a pet, you must meet the following requirements:
  • Agree to the terms of the Adoption Application Form
  • Adopter must be at least 18 years old
  • Adopter must provide a current state-approved identification card or driver's license
  • Adopter must not be banned from future adoptions as a result of a court order
  • Adopter must pass an adoption screening
  • Adopter will pay the adoption fee plus sterilization/vaccination fees where applicable. We accept cash, check, credit and debit cards

The number of animals you can have varies depending on where you are in the county. This is clarified in the animals permitted section of the county ordinance. Check that to make sure you are in compliance before you adopt.

Hanover County Animal Shelter is located at:
12471 Taylor Complex Lane,
VA, 23005

Opening Hours:
Monday through Friday 10am to 4:30pm
Saturday 10am to 3:30pm by appointment only please
Closed Sunday and Holidays

Disclaimer: Although every effort is made to ensure these details are accurate, the webmaster and Hanover County Animal Shelter cannot be held responsible for any problems arising from the information displayed here.

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