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    Stormy 3

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    Entered: 03/20/2016
    Status: Adopted
    Age: 11 weeks, Born 01/23/2016
    Color: Liver/White
    Weight: Growing quickly
    Gender: Altered Male
    Location: Goochland, VA
    Health: Receiving scheduled puppy shots, treatment for coccidia complete, overall good health
    Temperament: Puppy Perfect !!

    Stormy 3's Story . . .

    “Playing and wrestling and chewing make up a big part of Stormy’s day and make him ready for another popular activity—eating followed by some sound sleep!”

    What’s more perfect and adorable than one Springer puppy?  A whole litter of Springer puppies!  This sweet litter came into MAESSR’s care when a divorcing West Virginia couple found they had Springers arriving. Not needing more stress during this difficult emotional time, the owners relinquished their pups to MAESSR, knowing wonderful homes would be found for each.

    Stormy is full of puppy sweetness and play.  He and his siblings are learning all about the outside world, exploring their fenced yard under the close observation of their foster family.  Playing and wrestling and chewing make up a big part of Stormy’s day and make him ready for another popular activity—eating followed by some sound sleep!  

    Loving and petting are lavished on Stormy by his foster family.  They are making him a well-socialized puppy and getting him used to having his paws, ears, and mouth handled.  He hasn’t mastered housetraining yet, but, hey, he’s just a little boy.  He is taken outside regularly on a good puppy training schedule and gets lots of praise when he eliminates outdoors.

    Please note that MAESSR only places puppies in homes that are committed to training and bonding with the pup in obedience classes. Puppies require a lot of care, attention, and patience, and they do chew on things! The decision to get a puppy and raise it to be a healthy, happy, and well-adjusted dog is a serious commitment. To reinforce this commitment, MAESSR requires all adopters of dogs one year old and younger to enroll their puppy in obedience classes within 60 days of adoption.  Smart little Stormy will be a star pupil in his class!

    Are you ready to assume this huge commitment of raising Stormy to be the best adult Springer that he can be?  Your life will be enriched tremendously by bringing this little guy into your family!  Ah, just smell that puppy breath!