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About Ellsworth

  • Status: Adopted!
  • Species: Dog
  • Rescue ID: 13-0117
  • Color: black & white
  • Current Size: 10 Pounds
  • Current Age: 9 Years 5 Months (best estimate)
  • Reaction to New People: Friendly

This poor little guy needs TLC like no one else!  Ellsworth came to us very frightened and shut down...he wouldn't eat, or get out of bed, or even look in your direction when you entered his room.  We think that he may have impaired vision, which must make this experience all the more frightening!  Recently he has gone into foster where he is receiving all the cuddling that he needs, and he has just begun to eat, wag his tail, and even emit a little bark here and there!  Ellsworth has a long way to go but he will be the most loving and loyal companion for a person with a gentle touch.  He is calm and quiet and is a good candidate for someone who wants to bring their dog to the office.  If you'd like to meet this special boy, fill out an application at

More about Ellsworth

Good with Some Dogs (No small, large, female, male dogs), Good with Older/Considerate Kids Only, Good for Seniors/Elderly, Good with farm animals, Does Good in the Car, Hypoallergenic, Leashtrained, Cratetrained, Plays fetch, Likes to play with toys, Likes to swim, Likes to be in your lap, Drools, Apartment OK, Prefers cool climate, Prefers warm climate, Protective, Needs special care, Obedient, Playful, Timid, Skittish, Independent, Affectionate, Eager To Please, Intelligent, Even-tempered, Gentle, Not good with small dogs

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