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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-17-00569Spartacus (male)

Newfoundland Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Spartacus is very friendly 3-year-old (01/13/2012) 75 lb Newfoundland and Labrador mix. Because he looks like a short Newfoundland, I call him a 'pygmy Newf.' He loves people and other dogs and has never met a stranger. He is completely at home around cats and is wonderful with children, even toddlers! Newfies are notorious couch potatoes and he will need to be exercised. He very much enjoys walks and is great on a leash. He's also a pro at the dog park! He can play fetch and catch (squeaky balls are a favorite), but watch out with tug-of-war: he cheats! Spartacus is a VERY talkative boy. He likes to use his voice to let me know when ... (Read More)someone is at the door, to greet new people and dogs, and to tell me that it is PLAY TIME. He lectures when you come home, especially if you are gone too long, and groans and rolls about when his belly is rubbed. He knows many commands. He can sit, lie down, get down/off, 'up' (stand up), 'come on up' (invitation to sit on furniture), get out, 'kitchen' (leave the kitchen), leave it, drop it, and go to bed. If he is feeling in the mood and you have a treat, he will 'come here.' He also self-taught a command called 'get the kitty,' in which he corrals his door-dasher brother back into the house. 'Stay' is a foreign concept, despite many attempts. He has no reverence whatsoever for 'quiet' or 'no bark' and his ideal owner would either be okay with it, or more persistent with training than I have been. He has never bitten, and will allow you to touch mouth, ears, and paws, though paws sometime elicit a a growl. He loves to be petted, give kisses, and play in the snow. He is completely housebroken, and is a dapper man who will wear a coat, rain slicker, and is never seen without a tie. He will need lots of grooming, especially during his spring coat-blow. I recommend a nice summer shave! There is no need to kennel this dog - he is not destructive in any way. Spartacus was a litter-abandonment that I took in at four weeks old. I love him dearly. Since then, I have gotten divorced and begun a new career that doesn't allow me to give him the attention he needs and deserves. Also, an international move is in the foreseeable future. It is breaking my heart to part with my beautiful boy, but it's in his best interests. His ideal home would be one where someone is home at least part of the day or gone no more than 8 hours. I believe he would love a young child or children to play with, or another dog, big or small - he's very gentle. He is very much an INSIDE dog and should not be kenneled up in a yard or put on a tie-out. This dog needs to be part of the family, whether that is one person, or many. He is neutered, microchipped, and up to date on all vet care. He comes with a bed, dentastix, 'cookies' (milkbones), toys, collar, ties, leashes, coat and rainslicker, food, bowls, tray, poopie bags, and kong. He is very, very loved. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Mecklenburg County Charlotte, NC 28202 MAP IT!

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Kate McGee 7044912489

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Newfoundland in North Carolina
    Newfoundland Dogs can make good pets in North Carolina if they match your IifestyIe. The Newfoundland, or Newf, is a big dog with a bear-like appearance. Newfoundland dogs are remarkably sweet, gentle, and devoted. Newfs are absolutely wonderful with children. Newfoundlands need to be with their people. This intelligent breed is protective and intuitive. Newfoundlands have been known to rescue people from danger, especially from drowning. Newfoundlands can live in an apartment or in a home with a small yard. Newfs need to be protected from hot temperatures.

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lnteresting Newfoundland Trivia Low-Cost North Carolina Spay & Neuter Clinics
    Newfoundlands love to swim and actually have webbed feet! There was once a Newfoundland that weighed 260 pounds. Newfoundlands have often rescued drowning people by swimming to them and pulling them out of the water. The artist Sir Edwin Landseer often painted Newfoundlands and one color variation of the breed is now called Landseer.

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North Carolina Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)

Davie County - Mocksville, North Carolina 27028
Humane Society of Davie County 336-751-5214

Forsyth County - Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27103
Forsyth Humane Society 336-721-1303

Orange/Wake/Durham County - Mebane 27302
Animal Protection Society 919-304-2300

Rockingham County - Wentworth, NC 27375
Rockingham Humane Society 336-349-4379

Guilford County - Greensboro, North Carolina 27405
Triad Spay-Neuter Clinic 336/375-6080

Guilford County - Greensboro, NC 27429
Feral Cat Assistance Program 336-378-0878

Wake County - Cary, North Carolina 27512
Operation Catnip 919-460-0610

Wayne County - Goldsboro 27530
Wayne County Humane Society 919-736-PETS

Wake County - New Hill, North Carolina 27562
SNAP-NC 919-783-SNAP

Johnston County - Smithfield 27577
Johnston County Animal Protection 919-989-7601

Wake County - Raleigh 27603
SPCA of Wake County 919-772-2326

Wake/Durham/Orange/Person County - Raleigh, North Carolina 27605
AnimalKind 919-870-1660

Wake County - Raleigh, North Carolina 27616
SAFE Haven For Cats 919-872-1128

Wake County - Raleigh 27675
Operation Catnip 919-779-7247

Pitt County - Greenville, North Carolina 27836
Saving Graces 4 Felines 252-321-8839

Wilson County - Wilson, NC 27895
Wilson County Humane Society 252-243-2566

Cabarrus County - Concord, North Carolina 28025
Humane Society of Concord 704-784-4434

Cabarrus County - Concord, NC 28025
Cabarrus Spay Neuter Clinic 704-784-6304

Gaston County - Gastonia 28055
Animal League of Gaston County 704-718- 4673

Union County - Monroe, NC 28111
Humane Society of Union County 704-283-9126

Rowan County - Salisbury, North Carolina 28145
Humane Society of Rowan County 704-636-5700

Anson County - Wadesboro, North Carolina 28170
Humane Society of Anson County 704-695-3116

Mecklenburg County - Charlotte, NC 28203
Humane Society of Charlotte 704-333-4130

Mecklenburg County - Charlotte, North Carolina 28247
Friends of Felines 704-348-1578

New Hanover County - Castle Hayne, NC 28429
Friends of Felines 910-452-6721

Onslow County - Jacksonville, North Carolina 28540
Carolina Animal Protection Society 252-422-6770

Craven County - New Bern, North Carolina 28563
Colonial Capital Humane Society 252-633-0146

Watauga County - Boone, North Carolina 28607
Wautauga Humane Society 828-264-7865

Avery County - Newland, North Carolina 28657
Avery Humane Society 828-733-6312

Polk/Landrum County - Columbus 28722
Foothills Humane Society 828-863-4444

Madison County - Marshall 28753
Friends of Madison County Animals 828-649-9798

Buncombe County - Skyland, NC 28776
Animal Compassion Network 828-258-4820

Mitchell County - Spruce Pine, NC 28777
Mitchell County Animal Rescue 828-765-6952

Jackson County - Sylva 28779
Jackson County Humane Society 828-586-5647

Haywood County - Waynesville 28786
Haywood Animal Welfare Assn 828-452-1329

Buncombe County - Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Humane Alliance Spay/Neuter Clinic 828-252-8804

Buncombe County - Asheville, NC 28801
Humane Alliance of Western NC 828-252-2079

Cherokee County - Marble, NC 28905
Western Carolina Spay-Neuter Clinic 828-837-2304

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