Zoey is a little over 5.5 months old and she is a special needs English Bulldog. She has a mild case of Spina bifida and will always require diapers when inside. We were contacted by another local rescue and asked to take Zoey in from a breeder at just 6 weeks old. We had no idea what we were getting into but wanted to give Zoey a shot at a good life and boy are we glad that we did! She is 100% mobile and she can run like the wind blows! She is fast lol. She LOVES toys and other dogs and her other favorite thing is food. With her being completely incontinent she is kept on a strict diet of her prescription dog food. She eats twice a day. This seems to help with the consistency of her stool. She wears Huggies on the go diapers size 4. She has gotten into the routine we have established and doesnt give me any trouble with clean up, baths, and diaper changing. She is obsessed with cats- will chase them & And terrorize them. Your cat would have to have the same love for dogs to be able to put up with her. She currently sleeps in her play pen and hangs out there when when needed. For me this works better than a kennel since she is still small. She currently weighs about 16 pounds and we expect her to be a smaller bulldog when full grown. She is UTD on vaccines, microchipped, spayed, and current on heartworm prevention. As mentioned above this is our first Spina bifida pup and we have been learning as we go. We also follow some special need bulldog Facebook pages to learn more and ask questions when needed. We would encourage anyone interested in Zoey to join those pages as well. She is a happy and very active puppy who has absolutely no clue she is any different from any other dog. Zoey is here in Shreveport, LA and the only way she could be adopted out of state is if her adopter is willing to make the drive to get her. She can not transport as other dogs do, due to requiring diapers. She is a great little girl who we hope to find the perfect home for. Due to the nature of her special needs, we will ask for proof of income to make sure you are financially able to provide the vet care that Zoey may need in the future.
More about Zoey (special Needs)
Good with Dogs, Good with Cats, Good with Kids, Good with Adults, Somewhat vocal, Does Good in the Car, Requires a yard, Leashtrained, Cratetrained, Likes to play with toys, Likes to be in your lap, Playful, Affectionate, Intelligent, Even-tempered, Gentle, Goofy
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