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I'm Reishi, Adopt Me!
Dachshund / Basset Hound | Adult | Male

Two-year-old Reishi is a happy, friendly boy who is great at making friends. He enjoys going on walks around the nighborhood to get his sniff on. He loves his cuddle time with his people and getting comfy in his chair for a good nap. Reishi has mineralized discs in his spine, and is currently on anti-inflammatory medication. He should avoid jumping, and running up and down stairs. Sometimes this condition can progress to bulging or ruptured discs, but it is unknown how this will progress for Rieshi. Reishi has a positive history with other dogs. He currently weighs 36 pounds.

Reishi's adopter must be at least 18 years old with valid state-issued identification. ARF encourages family members to participate in the adoption process, especially children and family dogs. Please visit ARF's web site for information on adoption and to view more cute canines.

Adoption Hours at ARF
Appointments recommended

Wednesday - Sunday
11:45 am - 5 pm


Adoption fees

Cat - $100
Special Needs Cat - $50
Senior Cat (7+ years) - $50
Two Cats - $150
Kitten (< 6 months) - $150
Special Needs Kitten - $75
Two Kittens - $250

Dog - $250
Special Needs Dog - $125
Senior Dog (7+ years) - $125
Puppy (< 6 months) - $350
Special Needs Puppy
- $175

Adoption fees are waived for veterans

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Wednesday - Saturday: Noon - 5 pm
Sunday: Noon - 5 pm

Looking for a furry friend during this trying time? Good news — ARF is now offering a no-contact virtual adoption process! Visit www.arflife.org to find out more.

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Adoption Hours at ARF
Appointments recommended

Wednesday - Sunday
11:45 am - 5 pm


Adoption fees

Cat - $100
Special Needs Cat - $50
Senior Cat (7+ years) - $50
Two Cats - $150
Kitten (< 6 months) - $150
Special Needs Kitten - $75
Two Kittens - $250

Dog - $250
Special Needs Dog - $125
Senior Dog (7+ years) - $125
Puppy (< 6 months) - $350
Special Needs Puppy
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Adoption fees are waived for veterans

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