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Senior and Special Needs Dogs

   What are "Senior" and "Special Needs" Dogs?

Senior Dogs:  Dogs over 9 years old are considered senior dogs, although a great number of them still have more energy than their owners. It all depends on the dog, some may have slowed down, even gotten a little grey in their beautiful coat or have some minor health issues requiring medication daily, however, they still have a lot of love and kisses to give a loving family. The big benefit to a "senior" dog is no training, good house manners and they already have life experience.

Special Needs: These dogs may require a special home, such as few or no stairs, no children and etc. Some of these may be shy or unsocialized dogs who have grown enough to move on to a dog-savvy and experienced forever home willing to help them continue to develop. It could also be a dog with a medical issue that needs to be controlled on a daily basis, which does not prevent the dog from living a normal active life.
                         

Home for the Holidays 2018

Each year MAESSR waives adoption fees for Senior and Special Needs dogs through its Home for the Holidays   program, hoping to give these babies the precious gift of families of their very own.  This year’s Home for the Holidays   season has begun and runs through December 31, 2018.

Please take a few minutes to read through the stories of the dogs below.  Some are “available,” some will become “available” and new ones will enter the program over the coming months.  If one touches your heart, kindly ask to bring it
Home for the Holidays!

                                                                  

Displaying products 1 - 9 of 9 results
Penny Anna
Your Price: Fee waived through the Home for the Holidays program
Penny Anna
9 Years Old
Female
On Hold
Updated 05/01/2018
Pepper 10
Your Price: Fee waived through the Home for the Holidays program
Pepper 10
12 Years Old
Male
Adopted
Updated 11/16/2018
Scarlett 5
Your Price: Fee waived through the Home for the Holidays program
Scarlett 5
13 Years Old
Born 02/25/2005
Female
On Hold
Updated 10/31/2018
Duffy 2
Your Price: Fee waived through the Home for the Holidays program
Duffy 2
10 Years Old
Male
On Hold
Updated 10/31/2018
Dottie 3
Your Price: Fee waived through the Home for the Holidays program
Dottie 3
9 Years Old
Female
On Hold
Updated 11/08/2018
Riley Marie
Your Price: Fee waived through the Home for the Holidays program
Riley Marie
13 Years Old
Female
On Hold
Updated 11/01/2018
Cayenne
Your Price: $150.
Cayenne
9 Years Old
Born 11/17/2008
Female
Adopted
Updated 11/21/2018
Einstein
Your Price: Fee waived through the Home for the Holidays program
Einstein
12 Years Old
Male
On Hold
Updated 11/06/2018
Walter
Your Price: Fee waived through the Home for the Holidays program
Walter
7 Years Old
Born 09/14/2011
Male
On Hold
Updated 11/18/2018
Adoption fees can now be paid via credit card or Paypal by making arrangements ahead of time once you are offered a dog during the adoption process.
Mid-Atlantic English Springer Spaniel Rescue (MAESSR) is a volunteer based 501(c)3 animal welfare organization dedicated to rescuing and rehoming English Springer Spaniels thru rescue, rehabilitation, training, humane education, and community outreach.