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Adopt Boomer!
            Adopt Boomer!                                    that can make his life predictable

                                                             and keep him busy.” He needs a
                                                             family with older children (teens)                                 What a
                                                      or just adults, and no other 4 legged pets.
                           AFEW has not given up on      In an effort to find that special someone,
             Boomer. This guy has been looking for that   Boomer’s good behavior at the vet, in the                              Good
             special family of his own since late 2014—  kennel, and with his handler excels. He has
             it’s been over 1500 days of shelter/kennel   the propensity for being ridiculously happy                            Boy!
             living  for  this  boy!  The  AFEW  family  of   when he’s outside playing and burning his
             volunteers do their best to keep him active   energy up. Remember... a good dog is a
             and engaged, he goes for walks at the park   tired dog!
             a few times a week, and AFEW has the ken-   And if this article seems a little more
             nel give him play times.                 desperate than the more cheerful adoption
                In the time we have had Boomer we     promos — well, it’s just one more effort to
             learned a lot about him. He is a smart dog   get one of AFEW’s long-term residents his
             that needs a job of some sort—a hiking   own family, at last. “He has waited a long
             companion, jogging buddy, or being one   time and we would love to see him finally
             of the “guys.” Boomer is respectful of his   get his forever home. As anyone who works
             handler,  he  is healthy, strong,  clean  and   in rescue will tell you, it is never sad when
             playful.                                 our animals go home. It is only sad when
                The fact that Boomer is part American  week after week they patiently wait and
             Staffordshire Terrier makes it difficult for  seem invisible to adopters and come to
             him and others like him. The restrictions  think of their kennel as home.”
             are pretty clear: Boomer is a little too in-  This dog was neutered, vaccinated,
             terested in cats and other dogs, so his new  microchipped and tattooed with funds pro-
             home should be feline and canine free. And  vided by AFEW. Pictures courtesy of Tom
             because he’s a young guy — about five —  Myers of Bundle of Paws Photography
             with lots of energy, we are hoping to send  (donated to help the AFEW animals find
             him home with “a calm, experienced owner  homes).

                       A.F.E.W. |                                            Want to meet Boomer? Please email

                          Helping to place loving pets in their forever homes.                  AFEW at
                                ADOPT DON’T SHOP                                                         or call 609.209.9327


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