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Dog of the Week - Help Dixie Find Her Forever Home

This two-year0old Labrador Retriever/Shepherd mix needs a new home. Will it be yours?

Dixie is a two-year-old Labrador Retriever/Shepherd mix. She and her 6 puppies (3 male, 3 female) were found in a small makeshift pen in a backyard in Georgia. The owner had passed away and it was over a week before someone found them. Their living conditions were horrific. Living in small pen that was completely nailed shut, the dogs were without food, water or sunlight. When she was found, Dixie was so thin her ribs were showing. She had been using her calories (body fat) to make milk for her puppies.

After a few weeks of getting lots of food and love in a foster home in Georgia, Dixie has gained her weight back and enjoys being in a house now. She gets along well with children, cats and other dogs. Dixie is spayed and up to date with her vaccinations. We are looking forward to finding Dixie and her 6 puppies a wonderful new place to call home.

For more information on Dixie or any of the other dogs available through Home for Good Dog Rescue visit the Home for Good website, call (908) 598-8212 or email contacthfg@gmail.com. If you are considering adopting Dixie or one of the other Home for Good dogs, please complete an online application at www.homeforgooddogs.org. A pre-approved application is required for all “meet and greets” and adoptions.

Next Home for Good Dog Rescue Dog Adoption Events (weather permitting):

Saturday, Feb. 23 at PetSmart, 187 Millburn Ave., Millburn, NJ 07041 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 24 at PetSmart, 187 Millburn Ave., Millburn, NJ 07041 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, March 16 at PetSmart, 145 Promenade Blvd., Bridgewater Township, NJ 08807 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Taste of Italy: Come join us for a spaghetti and meatball dinner and tricky tray event - A night full of food & fun! 

Saturday, Mar. 9 at Long Hill Community Center (264 S. Warren Ave., Stirling, NJ) from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Visit Home for Good Dog Rescue on Facebook for updates, photos and more!

About Home for Good Dog Rescue: Home for Good is a volunteer-based, 501(c) (3) non-profit animal rescue. Our mission is to rescue, nurture and adopt dogs into loving homes for good. We are a network of foster homes committed to the well-being of adoptable dogs. Home for Good rescues dogs from high-kill shelters. We strive to give the dogs another chance at life. Since its founding in August 2010, Home for Good has successfully placed over 1,500 dogs into permanent “forever” homes.

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