Hazel is a beautiful 4 year-old Husky mix female who was found as a stray in late November in very poor condition. It appeared that she had been on her own for some time as she was very shy and frightened when found and slow to trust. When no owner was located, Hazel went into a foster home where she received lots of TLC and had time to relax and realize that there are very nice people in the world. Her foster mom took her into the vet where it was discovered that Hazel was heartworm positive. At that point, we were contacted for help with her so Hazel made the trip to Canine Lifeline in January so that she could receive the lifesaving treatment that she needed. When she first arrived, we were prepared to be meeting an extremely shy and skittish dog but were pleasantly surprised to find what a kind, loving girl she had become thanks to her first foster mom. Hazel has now finished her heartworm treatment and done very well so is ready to start searching for that perfect new home. Hazel is friendly with other dogs but seems to especially enjoy interacting with her human friends. She gives lots of kisses and likes to offer her paw in greeting. This beauty walks quite well on a leash, has excellent crate manners, and is likely to be housetrained too although we can’t guarantee it. She met the resident kitty at the vet clinic and, although curious, showed absolutely no aggression towards her. In true Husky fashion, Hazel has been blowing her coat recently and she did very well with her recent bath and brushing. She now looks fabulous! Hazel weighs about 45 pounds and her adoption fee is $250. She’s spayed, current on monthly heartworm preventative, up to date on vaccinations including bivalent canine influenza, wormed, on flea preventative, and microchipped. As part of the adoption process, all adopters must commit to a two-week adjustment period to make sure it’s a great match before the adoption is finalized. Please email info@caninelifeline.org if you’re interested in Hazel. An approved application is required before we schedule meets with any of our dogs. Please note that we don’t place our dogs in homes with children less than 7 years of age. We try to respond to inquiries within 72 hours so if you haven’t heard from us within that time frame, please check your junkmail or spam folder to make sure our reply hasn’t landed in there.

Hazel’s heartworm treatment cost about $750. If you’d like to make a donation to help with his medical expenses so that we may help another heartworm positive dog in need, you may do so on our website at www.caninelifeline.org or by sending a check to Canine Lifeline, PO Box 25742, Garfield Hts OH 44125. Thank you from Hazel and Canine Lifeline!