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PostSubject: Just did my first rescue and I'm concerned...   Just did my first rescue and I'm concerned... EmptySat Nov 14, 2015 1:51 pm

Hi everyone! I just adopted my boy from the Humane Society, and I'm a little concerned. He's SUCH a good boy and we love him so much, but he's just been laying around a lot. Today marks a week that we've had him, and I know that I'm probably just being paranoid because a week isn't much time for him to get acclimated, but it worries me. He's been to the vet and has all of his vaccinations, his heart worm and parasite tests came back negative, and the vet didn't seem concerned. I don't have much prior information on him, but I do know that animal control found him and he was neglected. He was covered in fleas, has callouses, and fly strikes on his ears (they're scarred and the hair isn't growing back). He seems like he was strictly an outside dog, and now he's inside with us. He has started eating (he is picky) and he drinks a lot of water. He likes walks, but other than that there isn't much energy going on. He comes inside and just walks around a bit and lays down. The Humane Society thinks that he's only 5, so I hope he comes around. Just in this past week he's been to pet stores, the vet, the groomer, and has had plenty of visitors, so I'm sure this is new. I'm just wanting some reassurance that this could be normal for a rescue dog, and am wondering if anyone else has had any kind of experience like this or advice? It's just sad to see, so any advice helps! Thank you so much!
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PostSubject: Re: Just did my first rescue and I'm concerned...   Just did my first rescue and I'm concerned... EmptySat Nov 14, 2015 3:26 pm

This is a duplicate thread ... answers have been posted on the other thread. Would someone please delete this one.
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