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Piper - Great Dane Mix (new to rescue - under evaluation)

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Piper is a black, 3-4 month old, Labradane (3/4 Dane, 1/4 Lab) who has come to BDHP after being rescued along with her 3 sisters from an online garage site that was giving them away. These sweet girls were infested with worms, Giardia and Coccidia and were quite sick but they are now happy, healthy and ready to get their crazy puppy on! Piper's foster family will be working on her indoor living skills and basic commands along with leash, house and crate training. This little girl is a loving pup who is good with other dogs, cats and kids and with continued positive socialization she'll carry these skills into her adulthood. Will you be her happy ever after?

BDHPI Puppy Policy
All puppies less than 6 months of age are too young to be spayed/neutered so they are adopted out on special puppy spay/neuter agreements with a $50 refundable spay/neuter deposit. Adopting families must agree to get the puppy altered within 2 weeks of 6 months of age and send proof of S/N to BDHPI accordingly. Adopting families are expected to pay $425 minimum for mixed puppies AND will have the additional costs listed above, so please keep this in mind.
When adopting a puppy, new families need to be prepared for not only a substantial financial investment, but also a significant time commitment in order to raise your puppy properly. Crate training is a critical part of setting them up for success as well as potty training. You can't leave a puppy in the crate for longer than 4 hours max and they typically have to be let outside every hour when you are home since their bladder is not as big as an adult. You will want to make sure your puppy gets regular exercise and has plenty of mentally stimulating chew toys such as puzzle toys(food cubes, busy buddy toys, kongs, etc). Socialization the first 6 months is critical to their development socially and once they have had all of their shots, you will want to take your new puppy everywhere you can to get them used to meeting lots of new people, different dogs, and visiting places outside of the home. Obedience training is also extremely important (and actually part of our adoption agreement requirements) so that your puppy grows up to be a gentle giant instead of a giant monster!