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Black Labrador Retriever / Dachshund / Mixed (short coat)  : :  Female (spayed)


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About Gia

  • Status: Adopted!
  • Adoption Fee: 300
  • Species: Dog
  • Rescue ID: D220022
  • General Color: Black with White
  • Color: Bicolor
  • Potential Size: 28 Pounds
  • Current Age: 1 Year 6 Months (best estimate)
  • Microchipped: Yes


Gia is a stray who found her way to Paw Placement while extremely pregnant. Shortly after intake, she gave birth to 8 healthy puppies. Dad must have been a larger dog because the pups weren't small and weaning a litter of 8 large puppies, at only 24 pounds, drained her. She developed demodex and, despite meals of protein and fats every day, in addition to 24/7 kibble, she lost too much weight. When pups were just over 3 weeks, our trusted vet decided she needed to stop nursing and focus on her own health. A few weeks later, mom has gained a few pounds, her demodex is nearly gone, and she's a much happier and carefree girl!


Gia is a happy, outgoing, playful, energetic, friendly and affectionate young girl. She's still very much a silly, goofy puppy, especially now that her pups are weaned. Our vets aged Gia at around a year, and her foster says she is still very much a puppy with her playful and goofy spirit!


A note from foster mom:


If you are interested in adopting, please complete an adoption application. We will only be able to email those applicants that are approved to schedule a meet and greet. Thank you in advance for your understanding if you don't hear back from us regarding your application.

More about Gia

Good with Dogs, Good with Kids, Good with Adults

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