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Senior ShihTzu / Poodle mix
Ajax is 11 yrs old and was rescued from the local shelter when he was turned in when his previous owners did not want to address his medical needs as a senior pet. Ajax has age-related vision loss, but can make his way around his foster home effectively.
Ajax is good with the dogs and cats in his foster home. He is affectionate and is a great lap dog. He would be a good fit for a retired person or someone who works from home. Due to his age, we recommend only older children (>10 yrs) for Ajax.
Ajax is vaccinated, neutered, and microchipped. He has tested negative for heartworms and is current on heartworm preventative and flea preventative.
**Please note that like all pups of similar breed, Ajax has a high grooming requirement. He will need to be groomed every 6-8 weeks, which requires more than just cutting his hair back, so a grooming reference is required. We ask that you factor the cost of grooming into your pet care budget.
If you are interested in Ajax, please fill out a Dog Adoption Application
Our adoptions include a foster period of 4-6 weeks so that you can be sure that this pet is a good fit without any pressure, and we are available to answer any behavior or training questions during that time (and beyond, if you wish).
**Local adoptions preferred (within 1-2 hrs of the Greater New Orleans area). We do not ship animals, as a part of our adoption process is for the potential adopter(s) to meet the dog to assess if he/she is a match for the family.