Our ‘Forever Home’ Dog of the Week: Dozer

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MLTnews presents the Dog of the Week, Dozer, a 7-year-old male pit bull terrier from Mountlake Terrace-based Forever Home Dog Rescue.You can find out more about Dozer below.

Forever Home founder Diane Swanberg notes that her organization will be participating in Brier’s Sea Scare Porchlight Paradeon Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. on Brier Road. “We’ll be walking with the Puget Sound Bassett Hound Rescue and we’ll have a booth at the end of the parade for information and the dogs will be there if folks are interested in adoption,” Swanberg said. Forever Home’s next adoption event will be this weekend, Aug. 11 and 12 at Petco in Lynnwood (in the Barnes and Noble shopping plaza on 196th).

Swanberg added that Forever Home Dog Rescue is looking for addition foster homes. Anyone interested in fostering for two weeks to six months (depending on how long it takes for the dog to be adopted) should email Swanberg at info@foreverhomedogrescue.org. “There’s an interview and a home visit and that’s it. We take care of all the vet care and advice/suggestions on how to work with the dogs,” she said.

Here’s more about Dozer:

Dozer is is an incredibly friendly, loving and easy-going 7-year-old pit bull. He is great with children of all ages and other dogs. Dozer loves to play ball, run, go for walks and play with other dogs. His coloring is brown/brindle. Dozer is housebroken and very well-behaved. He does not jump on guests and is not known to be a “barker.” Dozer is current on all vaccinations, is microchipped and neutered. His adoption fee is $350.

His foster mom says Dozer “is one of the sweetest, most loving dogs I have ever met; and I have had a LOT of dogs come through my home. Dozer has a very happy disposition. He really loves toys, and loves to frolic in the yard playing ball. Dozer loves attention. He will slowly crawl (like he is sneaking) into your lap to hug you. He does not realize that he does not fit into your lap. He loves to lie down beside you and rest his head on your chest while you rub his belly. Dozer is very fond of food. Dozer is super friendly to everyone, and every dog he meets. Dozer likes to scratch himself a lot because he has allergies, which need to be kept in check or he becomes really depressed and sad. Dozer is looking forward to bringing happiness and love to his forever owner, who will take care of him and love him unconditionally. Whoever is lucky enough to adopt Dozer will be rewarded with lots of ‘Dozer smiles.’”

f you are interested in adopting Dozer, here’s the process:

  • Fill out the Adoption Application and email it to info@foreverhomedogrescue.org
  • Your application will be screened and you will receive a phone call with more information.
  • A Meet and Greet will be set up. All members of your household (dogs and humans) must attend the meet and greet.
  • Pay the adoption fee, sign the adoption contract and receive the dog’s health records

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