Reston Pet of the Week: Duncan

Becky's Pet Care


Meet Duncan, an exuberant 3-month-old retriever mix pup in need of a forever or permanent foster home. Here is what his temporary foster family has to say about him:

Hi, my name is Duncan and I am a handsome fella don’t you think? I am a big-footed goofy kind of dude because I am a large puppy!

I am currently living in a temporary foster home and I would really like to find a permanent foster or, better yet, my very own family. I live with other dogs and kids right now and sometimes I get these things call play dates with other dogs too. So I fit in just about anywhere (except your lap when I am fully grown).

I love my bath time, it’s just like swimming I LOVE to play ball. Overall, I am a fun-loving little boy and I’m ready for join my forever family learning that stuff my temp foster is teaching me called puppy manners.

Just remember, I am an active pup in my early years so I will need someone home during the day. Bummed to say but if you work a 9-to-5 job outside the home, I am not the best fit, and if you want to adopt me you will need to provide proof of a multi-times a day dog walker to come visit me while you are gone. This is due to a puppy’s need for attention and frequent bathroom breaks. This applies to dogs under 5 months of age.

Like most shelter dogs, Duncan may need a refresher on housetraining. Duncan has been spayed/neutered.

Duncan’s adoption fee is $380. He will have routine vetting: DAPPv, Bordetella, Rabies, Worming, Microchip and additional vetting as necessary. To inquire, fill out an adoption application at New Love Animal Rescue.

Are you and Duncan a match? If so, let us know and our sponsor, Becky’s Pet Care, will send you $100 in Becky’s Bucks, as well as some treats.

Want your pet to be considered for the Reston Pet of the Week?

Email [email protected] with a 2-3 paragraph bio and at least 3-4 horizontally-oriented photos of your pet.

Each week’s winner receives a sample of dog or cat treats from our sponsor, Becky’s Pet Care, along with $100 in Becky’s Bucks.

Becky’s Pet Care, the winner of three Angie’s List Super Service Awards and the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters’ 2013 Business of the Year, provides professional dog walking and pet sitting services in Reston and Northern Virginia.

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