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Tue, May 21

Unique dog seeks special home

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Peanut was born with a unique shape to his front legs. He’s a little bowlegged and his feet turn backward, but he doesn’t know he’s different than any other fun-loving dog. If you can picture Charlie Chaplin in a beagle body, you’ll have a good idea of what Peanut looks like. Other than his crooked legs, Peanut is very healthy. He walks and runs without difficulty on surfaces that aren’t too hard and has no trouble keeping up with his foster brothers and sisters.

Peanut was left at an animal shelter when a landlord decided he was not welcome. Knowing that his chances in a shelter were not good, United Animal Friends took him into its foster program and is now seeking a forever home for the 4-year-old boy. He is wonderful with children and dogs and loves people. He would like to have another dog his size to play with. He is very affectionate and a champion cuddler. Peanut is neutered, micro-chipped, up to date with vaccinations, crate-trained, and loves to ride in the car.

See Peanut in action by checking out his video on UAF’s website, To meet Peanut, call Ella at 928-771-2862.

Anyone wishing to make a donation to help Peanut or other beagles and hounds may send a check to United Animal Friends, P.O. 11133, Prescott, AZ 86304, or make a donation online at Please indicate that the donation is for “Ella’s Fund,” which is used for the medical needs of beagles and hounds in UAF’s care.


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