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IMPS SENIORS ADOPTION PROGRAM

IMPS wants to find great forever homes for our seniors, so we will waive the adoption Donation for dogs 10 yrs and older. We also will agree to pay 50% of their routine medical bills for the remainder of their lives. Check with the foster home of the dog that interests you or your local IMPS Regional Coordinator if you would like to adopt one of our special seniors.

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If you would like to apply to become an adoptive home, please fill out and send the IMPS Min Pin Adoption Application.


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CA Bella Bella Bella
Bella: 11 yr old black & rust female, spayed, docked tail and uncropped ears. 12", 11 lb. Fully vetted. Owner give-up.
We are pleased to introduce this lovely diva to you. Bella is a wonderful girl who just wants to spend time with the people she loves. She walks well on a leash using a harness, is a championship snuggler and very well mannered. We've had no accidents in the house, even with all the rain! Bella is crate trained but would really love to sleep in the human bed with you. She ignores cats and will tolerate other dogs if they don't get in her face. Bella does not like loud sudden noises (she gets in your lap and trembles) or lots of activity. Don't let her age fool you though. She LOVES to be taken on half mile or mile long walks and has plenty of life left in her! Bella will do best in a quiet home with adults as an 'only child' or a family with older children. Please consider this lovely lady for a place in your heart.
For more photos of Bella please see: https://imps.shutterfly.com/2359
Note: Bella is located in Sacramento, CA - and we will not fly this lady.
IMPS Tag: 25693
UPDATED: 08/23/15

If you wish to adopt, please fill out our IMPS Min Pin Adoption Application
If you have previously submitted an Application form, there is no need to re-apply.
For more details, contact Suzanne: smslayton@yahoo.com

Canada
Ontario
Missy Missy
Missy: 12 yr old red female, spayed, docked tail and uncropped ears. 13". Fully vetted.
Socks Socks
Socks: 12 yr old black & tan male, neutered, docked tail and uncropped ears. 13". Fully vetted.

Missy and Socks are a very sweet pair of seniors who get along well with the dogs and cats (not yet tested with small children). Missy is a little shy at first, but will readily cuddle and loves to sleep with her humans. She can be playful, and she doesn't like big staircases! Socks is a calm, friendly guy who likes to cuddle too. He is happy to sleep with humans - or cats, haha. Missy and Socks are a bonded pair who are now 12, and they need to stay together. They were both much loved family pets, but their owners split up and due to having to move for work, they were sadly surrendered. They are both a bit overweight, but are losing weight as we speak. If you are right for this pair and they for you, a very good financial arrangement could be made for their adoption and for some basic vet expenses going forward, considering their age, and being a pair.
IMPS Tag: 27355 (Missy), 27356 (Socks)
ADD DATE: 10/26/14

If you wish to adopt, please fill out our IMPS Min Pin Adoption Application
If you have previously submitted an Application form, there is no need to re-apply.
For more details, contact Ruth: minpinerie@yahoo.ca

FL Phoebe Phoebe Phoebe
Phoebe: 11-12 yr old red female, spayed, docked tail and uncropped ears. 12", 17.2 lb. Fully vetted. Owner give-up.
This beautiful girl's name is Phoebe, she is a mature senior gal who would love to find a furever home with her friend Perry. They have lived together their entire lives and really deserve to stay together. She had a rough beginning as a breeder dog who was never loved. She is still a little shy with new people and needs time to warm up to you. It can often be difficult for some dogs to transition into their new homes but those can also be the most rewarding bonds once they are created. Phoebe is absolutely beautiful and her friend Perry sure does love her. He can't bare to be away from her. Phoebe is currently on a diet plan, she needs to shed a couple pounds and she also has some issues with her heart. She is currently in CHF (Congestive Heart Failure) which requires her to take 2 medications daily. Dogs can live for years with the condition and now that she is on the proper medication and diet, her symptoms could go away completely. If you are interested in giving Phoebe (and hopefully Perry) a place to call home in their retirement years please contact their foster mom. These two sweeties would be forever greatful and woudl show it every day with tooshy wiggles and puppy kisses.
Note: Phoebe is located in Perry, FL.
IMPS Tag: 19953
UPDATED: 08/11/14

If you wish to adopt, please fill out our IMPS Min Pin Adoption Application
If you have previously submitted an Application form, there is no need to re-apply.
For more details, contact Sharon: dbecrzy@yahoo.com

FL Perry Perry Perry
Perry: 10-11 yr old black & tan male, neutered, docked tail and uncropped ears. 11", 13.9 lb. Fully vetted. Owner give-up.
Say Hello to the very handsome Perry, he is a mature boy who would love to find his furever home with his friend Phoebe. You see these two sweeties have lived together through some rough times their entire lives and Perry really loves his friend Phoebe.They were breeder dogs for most of their lives and never really knew love. Perry is a little shy at first but he warms up pretty quickly and just follows you everywhere with googly eyes. This poor little fella managed to find a home for awhile with his friend Phoebe and suffered an accident there, Perry accidentally got out of his home and was attacked by another animal. It was a pretty serious attack that he thankfully survived but there was a lot of damage to his skin. You can notice the bald looking spots on him in his photos, but now that Perry is on a healthy diet (we are also working on getting a few pounds off his frame) his hair is starting to grow in! He is a very very sweet boy and would love to find that perfect retirement home with his friend Phoebe where they could lounge the days away with a family who really loves them. If you are intersted in showing Perry (and hopefully his friend Phoebe too) what it's like to be cherished by a human family please email his foster mom.
Note: Perry is located in Perry, FL.
IMPS Tag: 19991
UPDATED: 08/11/14

If you wish to adopt, please fill out our IMPS Min Pin Adoption Application
If you have previously submitted an Application form, there is no need to re-apply.
For more details, contact Sharon: dbecrzy@yahoo.com

FL Tiki Tiki Tiki
Tiki: 15 year old, black and tan neutered male, cropped and docked, 10 inches tall, 9 pounds, owner give up.
We've affectionately dubbed Tiki "Little Man". He was returned to IMPS due to the ill health of his former owner. Tiki sadly suffers from from a few issues commonly found in senior dogs, but don't be concerned they are just age related. He has hip dysplasia (SP), so he is sore and stiff from arthritis. I have been giving him some glucosamine supplements, they are inexpensive chewable tablets and they really help with the stiffness. He also has several what appear to be fatty cell tumors on his little body, and he is developing cataracts and can barely hear. Tiki is sweet as can be, housebroken (with a doggie door), and very vocal when he wants in our laps. He was a man's dog so he is already like a little shadow with hubby. Tiki is a little ole man who is in need of a home to live out his final days. He just needs lots of love. Tiki will ideally have a home where someone is around often. If you want to add a special senior to your life, ask for Tiki.
IMPS Tag: 28035
UPDATED: 07/24/15

If you wish to adopt, please fill out our IMPS Min Pin Adoption Application
If you have previously submitted an Application form, there is no need to re-apply.
For more details, contact Linda: linda-patterson@att.net

KY Molly Molly Molly
Molly is approx 11 yrs old, black and tan, spayed, docked, natural ears.
Molly came back to IMPS when her beloved Mommy died. We knew right away she had some health issues and after many tests, we are sad to report that sweet little Molly has been diagnosed with Cushings Disease.
Molly is responding well to treatment, but it is very costly. Cushings is a death sentence so her time is limited. But for now, she is still happy and playful and full of life. PLEASE HELP MOLLY by making a donation towards her care.
Please go to www.minpinrescue.org/donations.html to donate via paypal or send a check to IMPS. Please reference Molly #28313. Thank you!
Watch videos of Molly at:
      http://youtu.be/sqgaogRMHbE
      http://youtu.be/Ey3J6w4fuXg
IMPS Tag: 28313
ADD DATE: 05/02/15

If you wish to adopt, please fill out our IMPS Min Pin Adoption Application
If you have previously submitted an Application form, there is no need to re-apply.
For more details, contact Lee: minpinhelp@gmail.com

KY Alex Alex Alex
Alex: 12-13 yr old black/tan male, neutered, natural tail and ears. 11lbs.
You would never guess this boy to be a senior, today on our walk a neighbor thought he was a puppy! He is full of energy but is also calm and quiet and loves being petted. He is so well-behaved we took him camping with us and he did great. All he desires is to be petted, sleep in the bed and go on walks. Alex would be fine with other dogs or as an only dog. He lived with children for years so he probably enjoy being around them. He is completely housetrained and cratetrained. I cannot say enough good things about this little dog. If you would like more information about Alex please email Pam at pam4minpins@gmail.com.
Watch a video of Alex at https://youtu.be/gs3IjeaHdd8
Note: Alex is located in Lexington, KY - we will not fly this boy.
IMPS Tag: 13698
UPDATED: 06/24/15

If you wish to adopt, please fill out our IMPS Min Pin Adoption Application
If you have previously submitted an Application form, there is no need to re-apply.
For more details, contact Pam: pam4minpins@gmail.com

NE Dallas Dallas: 11 yr old red male, neutered, docked tail and cropped ears. 19", 30 lbs. Fully vetted. Rescued from shelter.
"Hi my name is Dallas I am 11 years young and 30 pounds! They think I might have German pinscher in me which basically makes me look like a big lug of a Minpin! I was rescued from a shelter in Texas."
I can't say enough great things about this little guy. Although he is part of the senior discount program at 11 years old you would never guess him to be that age. He is spry and playful. He gets along great with other dogs of all sizes and as you can see by the picture really loves the kids too. He seems to enjoy almost anyone's company and loves to be petted, he will nudge your hand with his head just to get a few extra pets! Dallas has had a lot of instability in his life but has kept a rockstar attitude! He looks forward to finding a forever family of his own! Anyone who decides to adopt this happy-go-lucky boy will be lucky! Will you give this darling boy a home of his own? If you have questions or are interested in adopting Dallas contact his foster mommy Kathe: downsdogs@yahoo.com
Note: Dallas is located in Louisville, NE - and we will not fly this boy.
IMPS Tag: 27142
UPDATED: 06/01/14

If you wish to adopt, please fill out our IMPS Min Pin Adoption Application
If you have previously submitted an Application form, there is no need to re-apply.
For more details, contact Kathe: Downsdogs@yahoo.com

OH Odie Odie Odie
Odie: 12 yr old red male, neutered, docked tail and uncropped ears. 12", 20 lb. Fully vetted. Owner give-up.
"HI, my name is Odie and I have come back into rescue because my family does not have time for me any more. I am a very happy, loving dog in search of a nice home where I can play and be loved in my later years. I am a little unsure at first, but just give me a little bit of time and I will become your new best friend. I like to go on walks and be outside. My favorite thing to do is cuddle under a blanket. IF you think you have the perfect home for me, please email my foster mom."
Note: we will not fly this boy.
IMPS Tag: 28803
UPDATED: 08/20/15

If you wish to adopt, please fill out our IMPS Min Pin Adoption Application
If you have previously submitted an Application form, there is no need to re-apply.
For more details, contact Shannon: pandapaws10@hotmail.com

SC Prissy Prissy is an 11 yr old cute, sweet black & tan girl that is housebroken. Prissy is spayed, up to date on shots, micro-chipped and has natural ears and long tail. She loves to be outside to sun, loves car rides and crate trained. Currently Prissy is about 4 lbs overweight but she is losing her weight slowly. She wants to be the center of attention so she would do best as an only dog.
If you are looking for a great lap dog, Prissy is the one! She will eat up all the attention you will give her!
Prissy is located in Jamestown, SC.
If you are interested in Prissy, please ask for her on your application!
IMPS Tag: 27670
UPDATED: 05/27/15

If you wish to adopt, please fill out our IMPS Min Pin Adoption Application
If you have previously submitted an Application form, there is no need to re-apply.
For more details, contact Lisa: lisarick@knology.net

WI Autumn Autumn Autumn
Autumn: BD 8/21/2003 black & tan female, spayed, docked tail and cropped ears. 12", 9 lb. Fully vetted.
Autumn spent the beginning of her life locked in a cage too small for her producing litter after litter. A MO breeding facility sold her at auction to a WI breeder last fall condemning Autumn to more years of neglect. Thankfully the WI person changed her mind and told a rescue volunteer that she was just going to turn them out into the woods to fend for themselves (Cricket, Bambi, Tashi, Autumn and Farley). Stepping forward to take the dogs the rescuer was able to get them to safety and on to MN for a chance at a better tomorrow. Autumn, like Cricket, is making up for lost time!! She is shy to approach at first but once she warms up playing is her thing. Autumn is still learning about laps and cuddles but does seek attention once she settles in. Autumn is learning by mimicking other dogs in her foster home so a confident playmate would be a plus and may be necessary since she's never been without canine companionship. Autumn is crate trained and will keep her crate clean but is still learning about house training ~ she's doing well but will require some patience. If you are interested in showing Autumn just how good life gets please fill out an adoption application.
Watch a video of Autumn at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hdtxkus6aDg&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Note: we will not fly this girl.
IMPS Tag: 22364
UPDATED: 11/08/13

If you wish to adopt, please fill out our IMPS Min Pin Adoption Application
If you have previously submitted an Application form, there is no need to re-apply.
For more details, contact Kim: kimmi55082@aol.com

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