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American Eskimo Dog (long coat)  : :  Female (spayed)  : :  Senior  : :  Small

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Contact Emmylou of St. Thomas, PA's Caretaker/Foster Directly: Gary (

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About Emmylou of St. Thomas, PA

  • Status: Adopted!
  • Species: Dog
  • Rescue ID: 10-0084
  • General Color: White
  • Current Size: 15 Pounds
  • Current Age: 13 Years 3 Months (best estimate)
  • Location: 17252
  • Housetrained: Yes
Emmy's heart murmur appears stable at the moment (8/2011) but will need to be monitored closely. Emmy has some serious cognitive issues which we now believe are due to advanced dementia. We initially thought she was deeply depressed because of her rough lot in life. Our vet agrees that Emmy has issues with sadness and anxiety but she feels that Emmy has serious and significant dementia (Canine Cognitive Dysfunction).  Emmylou will need a very, very special home. Maybe an older retired person or couple. She needs someone who is home most of the time and someone who is very patient and will just let her be who she is.  Emmy needs a quiet environment. I would love to see her in a home where she is the only dog (or maybe one other senior)... I don't want her to get lost in the shuffle of a busy house. She needs a home with few stairs. She has trouble with stairs.   She is definitely not a cuddlebug and prefers to just do her own thing.  She is at her best with a calm, consistent routine and plenty of gentle affirmation.

Emmylou, is now taking an expensive drug,(Previcox) and is on a special diet Hills BD,  We hope this will help her quality of life.



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Special Needs: Emmylou has advanced dementia and struggles quite a bit. She also has a heart murmur. It is stable and requires no medication at this time but it will need to be monitored. Emmy is a sweet girl who just wants a quiet home with kind folks who will just let her grow old gracefully.

Whenever possible Eskie Rescuers United tries to adopt out its dogs locally (or at least to adopters in adjoining states to where I'm being fostered). Please note that ERU processes LOCAL adoption applications before considering those from out of state.

If I'm not local to you, as explained above, and you really have your heart set on me, you will have to make special arrangements so ERU can get me to you safely (for example, flying me to you at your own expense, or paying a transport group to drive me to you). Note: We may ask that you to make a donation to cover transport costs if the distance is great and we have trouble finding transport drivers.

There is an adoption fee required; and, please be aware, Eskie Rescuers United will not adopt out its dogs as outdoor dogs.

Eskie Rescuers United American Eskimo Dog Rescue, Inc. is an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Please click the donation button below to make a tax-deductible donation through PayPal and help make a difference to even one American Eskimo dog!

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