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    Bailey 24

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    Entered: 01/10/2015
    Status: Adopted
    Age: 9
    Color: Liver/White
    Weight: 50 lbs.
    Gender: Altered Male
    Location: Goochland, VA
    Health: UTD, HW-, treatment for a serious urinary tract infection complete, benefitting from a low dose
    Health Cont.: anxiety medication
    Temperament: Good with people as young as 13, good with other dogs, good with cats

    Bailey 24's Story . . .
    Original: “Bailey will put his head in visitors’ laps and give them his ‘poor me’ look that will melt anyone’s heart.”

    Bailey came to MAESSR due to changes in his Delaware household that increased his stress levels. It was felt that Bailey would do better in a different home environment.  MAESSR was glad to oblige.
    Totally frightened when he first came to his foster home, Bailey was scared of the other dogs and of people.   A visit to the vet confirmed that he had a urinary tract infection and the vet recommended he be given anxiety medication.  Bailey has now been on this medication for a few weeks and he is a totally different dog.  Now, he gets along with all the other dogs and he loves when new people come to visit. He will put his head in their lap and give them his "poor me" look that will melt anyone’s heart.
    Bailey has wonderful house manners.  He is totally housetrained and crate trained and he does not counter-surf.  He likes to ride in the car and is an excellent passenger.  Although he does pull on the leash, he is improving.
    Bailey is looking for a loving home with someone to spend time with him.  Is it you?