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Wall-E (New Milford)

Type of Animal: 
Dog
Breed: 
Poodle Mix
Gender: 
Male
Age: 
Adult
Size: 
Small
Meet Wall-E, a 12 lb Poodle mix who came to us on May 24, 2019 after being hit by a car the previous week. We know Wall-E belonged to someone because he was wearing a collar and was groomed. He is a super sweet dog who also appears to be housebroken. 
 
On Friday night, May 17th, Wall-E was hit by a car in Waterbury. He was taken to Mount Carmel Vet for care, but because he was technically a ward of the city of Waterbury Animal Control Department, he did not receive care for his broken leg until his hold period was up and we pulled him. The saddest part is that nobody claimed him. Perhaps it's because they couldn't afford his care and didn't realize that there were options, or perhaps they just didn't care enough about Wall-E. We'll never know.
 
What we do know is that his rear right leg was broken clear through, and he had to sit around for a week during his hold period before we were allowed to pull him and get him the surgery he desperately needed.
 
Wall-E's surgery was performed on Friday, May 24th. His sutures were removed on Saturday, June 8th, and he is now available for adoption. He will need to be returned to Mount Carmel Vet in Hamden, CT sometime in late-August  to have a pin removed from his leg, or to another local vet. The procedure is easy, but he will need to go under anesthesia for them to remove the pin.
 
Wall-E is super sweet! He gets along well with other dogs, large and small, as well as cats, although he will bark at cats that he wants to interact with if they run away from him. We believe Wall-E to be under 2 years old, because he has some very puppy-like behaviors.
 
Because Wall-E has already run in the street once and been hit by a car, we would love to see him go to a home with a secure, fenced yard and no busy road.
 
Wall-E was named by one of the vet techs at Mount Carmel Veterinary Hospital where he received his medical care because she loves Disney!
 
Wall-E is being fostered in New Milford, CT. He was neutered at the same time we repaired his leg, and he has been vaccinated for rabies, distemper and leptospirosis, tested negative for heartworm and tick born illnesses, and he has been microchipped.

To adopt Wall-E please click here to submit an online application to adopt a dog.