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Jackson the tripod dog seeks forever home

Jackson needed to have his rear leg amputated after it was damaged and didn’t heal correctly.

BULVERDE, Texas — PUPDATE: September 17

Jackson, the tripod dog from Bulverde Area Humane Society, was adopted on Saturday. David and Jennifer Evetts, and children Blaine, Parker and Reed picked him up at midday and introduced him to his forever home. 

Jackson had spent 464 days at the shelter.

We are so completely satisfied this tail had a cheerful ending!


Our “Forgotten Friends” sequence showcases a dog or cat every week that has spent a prolonged time at an space shelter, simply ready for somebody to note them and produce them home to like. 

Say hello to Jackson, a Labrador and terrier combine who might be slightly over one year outdated and was dropped at the Bulverde Area Humane Society in June 2021.

It did not take lengthy for volunteers to note that Jackson was having bother strolling, probably not placing any weight on his again proper leg. X-rays confirmed that the poor puppers had skilled a break that did not heal correctly, which had an affect on his hip, knee, and ankle.

After attempting to make Jackson comfy with remedy and limiting his actions, it was clear that one thing extra wanted to be finished to alleviate his ache.

Amputating a dog’s leg is rarely a simple resolution, however everybody concerned felt it was the greatest plan of action to assist in giving Jackson the absolute best end result.

Fast-forward to at least one month put up operation, and Jackson is doing amazingly! He has no bother getting round, and simply having three legs has not slowed him down one bit. He did have slightly bother initially attempting to alleviate himself, however shortly discovered the way to squat.

“Jackson is such a sweetheart,” mentioned Penny, the volunteer in control of canines at Bulverde Area Humane Society. “He is a volunteer favorite and loves to give kisses. Nothing makes him happier than going for walks, car rides, and puppuccinos. He gets along with other dogs and is really drawn to children.”

Penny thinks Jackson would do greatest with an energetic household, maybe with older youngsters. He positively wants somebody who needs to spend a while throwing the ball for him to retrieve, pull on rope toys with him and go for swims. 

“No dog should be in a shelter, especially one with only three legs,” Penny mentioned. “Jackson needs consistency and is ready to find his forever family.”

He is a bigger dog, weighing virtually 70 kilos, however has been neutered and microchipped, and he is present on all vaccinations, together with preventive flea/tick/heartworm medication. He doesn’t bounce on new individuals when he meets them both. He’s very pleasant.

As with all of the canines at Bulverde Area Humane Society, Jackson should be an indoor dog. In return, he is able to offer you unconditional love.

If you have an interest in welcoming Jackson into your loved ones, please electronic mail [email protected] If there are different canines in your home, they do require a meet and greet, which may be scheduled by electronic mail at [email protected] 

The shelter is positioned at 3563 Kingsnake in Bulverde and they’re open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For extra info on adopting pets, please go to their website.

If you realize of a Forgotten Friend that has been neglected and remains to be in search of a “furr-ever” home, contact Andrea at [email protected]

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