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  •  Three years ago, we made the best decision in deciding to adopt another ESS.  Zoey then came to us and is the BEST dog ever.  She is not only beautiful but so well behaved and is loved by everyone. We can't thank MAESSR and Debbie enough for giving us Zoey.                                                                                                                                                                                                  Judy Minnick, NJ              

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Buddy 40

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Entered: 07/29/2017
Status: Adopted
Age: 6
Color: Black/White
Weight: 65 lbs.
Gender: Altered Male
Location: Goochland, VA
Health: UTD, HW-, benefiting from heart murmur monitoring
Temperament: Good with people as young as eight (younger unknown), good with most other dogs (females and
Temp. Cont.: submissive males), good with cats

Buddy 40's Story . . .

Original:  “Buddy is such a wonderful sweetheart.  Everyone that has met him has fallen in LOVE.”
Buddy came to MAESSR from another rescue that had not been able to find him a forever home.  They said most of their adopters thought he was too big (more of him to love!).

When Buddy was at the MAESSR vet for his pre-adoption checkup, a heart murmur was discovered.  The vet was concerned as no mention of a heart murmur was in Buddy’s records.  So, Buddy was taken to the veterinary cardiologist who said, at this time, Buddy does not need any medication—YEAH, BUDDY!!  That diagnosis could change as he ages, so this handsome guy will need to be checked every six months by the regular vet and yearly by the cardiologist.  They will be able to keep a close eye on him to make sure the murmur has not worsened.
This handsome freckle face rides well in the car.  He walks great on a leash.  He is crate trained and his potty training is almost finished--he does still occasionally have an accident in the house. This well behaved lad does not counter-surf and sleeps comfortably on a dog bed in the living room.

Buddy is such a wonderful sweetheart.  Everyone that has met him has fallen in LOVE.  He has such a gentle demeanor but is a very loving and playful boy.  He is going to be such a fantastic new family member!!!