Hi, I’m Maddox! I’m a two-year-old Lab mix who ended up at the Scotland County Humane Society shelter in North Carolina on November 8th. I had a home before, and folks at the shelter thought that maybe someone would pick me up due to the collar I had on, but no one came to reclaim me. I knew then that my best bet was for a rescue or an adopter to save me, so I did everything I could to show how awesome I am! I made lots of new friends, even cats. But I had one big problem: I was heartworm positive.

Little did I know at the time, but there were some kind folks working behind the scenes to help me. On November 13th, Karen Steers with Peak Lab Rescue in North Carolina asked a group called RADAR if they would help with the cost of my heartworm treatment. If so, the rescue would take me. And RADAR did just that! I was able to leave the shelter and live in a comfy foster home. I got my heartworm treatments on January 10th and 11th.

My foster parents say that I am an adorable little munchkin Lab mix and have hilarious little webbed feet! I have never known any creature comforts, but I quickly got used to them in my foster home. I am friendly with dogs and people. While there were no children in my foster home, I did like playing with a neighborhood kid. There was another dog in my foster home who helped to show me the ropes of being a good dog. I worked hard on my training when I stayed with my foster family. To see more photos of me, click here!

RADAR paid all of Maddox’s heartworm treatment costs, which totaled $236.

UPDATE! Maddox has been adopted!

UPDATE! All funds for Maddox have been raised! Thank you!

If you would like to help us have the ability to help other dogs, please visit our Donations page.

Thank you to the following contributors, who have given specifically to Maddox:

Helping Hands for Hearts Fund ($100); Black Dog Fund ($50); Diana Shoaf; Brian Mertz; Gail O’Connor

Added on January 30, 2019.

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