Join Our Pack! On a daily basis, we have new foster dogs and cats coming into the system that need medical care, such as insulin, heart meds, allergy meds etc. Won't you be part of the pack and help with a monthly donation?
All of our dogs and cats are in foster homes and we have no paid staff. If you have questions concerning a specific animal, PLEASE fill out an application and the foster parent will be in touch. We will not arrange any home visits with any of our dogs and cats until your application is processed. Please understand our foster parents are precious to our 2nd Chance family; without them we cannot function, so we do our best to not burden them with multiple appointments. Our foster parents will choose their top 3 applications and arrange home visits with these applicants. The adopter will be chosen at that time. The process can take anywhere from a week to a month. We want to make sure our little furry ones are placed in their "forever home" and never have to go through a rehoming again!
Status: Available for Sponsorship
General Color: Black with White
Eye Color: Black
Ear Type: Droopy
Tail Type: Long
Current Size: 15 Pounds
Current Age: 10 Years 4 Months (best estimate)
Fence Required: Yes
Obedience Training Needed: Has Basic Training
Exercise Needs: Low
Grooming Needs: Moderate
Shedding Amount: None
Reaction to New People: Friendly
UPDATE - Zoom will live his life out at the ranch. He is experiencing "tremors". We are on top of it and will watch him close and give him everything he needs until his little body just says he has had enough. We are blessed to be his caregivers to the very end.
OK lets start with the name...... They call me Zoboomafoo supposedly this is a cartoon character. My foster mommy calls me zoom because even though I just had back surgery I like to think I can zoom around. She isn't very happy when I try and I have to stay in my playpen most of the time so I can "rest" which of course I am not at all happy about!
I was found wandering the scary streets of Philadelphia. I had a back injury so I was dragging my back legs but hey a guy has to do what a guy has to do so I wasn't complaining just walking around the best I could. A police officer found me and took me to the shelter which was NOISY and ok I will admit it a little scary :(
The people there were nice but they frowned a lot and I heard them say "he doesn't stand much of a chance, who is going to take on the expense of back surgery?" Didn't sound like my odds were very good :( I tried to be really friendly when people walked by my cage but people didn't pay me any attention :( Then I heard one of the staff say "tonights the night" and I was REALLY scared and sad cause I'm a nice dude!!
Lucky for me in walked 2nd Chance and she didn't seem at all concerned about my back. She scooped me up and hugged and kissed me even though I have to admit I was a mangy mess and really stinky!! She took me outside in the fenced area and allowed me to walk around and potty. It was the first time in days that I didn't have to pee and poop right where I was caged. It was WONDERFUL! She then picked my stinky butt back up and put me in a really soft comforter in the van with Princess Pom and we both took a long ride home with her! We went straight to the hospital and the next night I had back surgery. I had to stay at the hospital for a few days but then they let me come home to the nice ladies house and she knows how to work with back injury dogs so I'm hanging out with her and Ottis (he's another dog that had back surgery and he has been with the nice lady for a few months now) He says its a good place to be and I think he's right. I like it here!
More about Zoboomafoo
Good with Some Dogs (No large dogs), Is Not Good with Kids, Good with Adults, Somewhat vocal, Requires a yard, Affectionate, Gentle
Please understand we do not adopt out dogs to
families with children under the age of 5. We do not adopt dogs to renters. Some dogs will have fence requirements while others may not.
A pet is a lifetime commitment. The dogs and cats in our system find themselves there, for the most part, because their humans did not have the same loyalty to them as they did to their owners. We do not take the adoption process lightly, and will do everything in our power to make sure the animal is placed correctly the first time around for your sake and theirs. Thank you for choosing to adopt not shop!
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