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Tripawd Tuesday: Dingo Deserves His Final, Forever Home

Do you know someone in or near Illinois who wants to foster or adopt a three-legged dog? We hope so! In today’s Tripawd Tuesday: Dingo Deserves His Final, Forever Home, you are about to meet the most pawesome pup who really needs help finding that perfect family. Here’s what his current, temporary foster people told us about this very special dog.

Adopt Dingo in Illinois! Photo leads to rescue application.

Tripawd Tuesday: Dingo, a sweet and energetic boy who’s faced many challenges

AGE: 8 months
D.O.B: Jan 1, 2023
BREED: Mixed breed (Boxer x Pitbull)
PERSONALITY: Loving, fun, friendly, playful, sociable, smart, sweet, loves squeaky toys
STRENGTHS: Crate-trained, housebroken, walks well on leash, understands basic commands

Originally from Alabama, he found a loving home but had to undergo amputation due to an accident. Sadly, he was surrendered again due to his owner’s medical issues.

  • 1-3 months: Move from one shelter to another
  • 3 – 5 months: Live with a family you thought is your forever family only to be abandoned when you got injured
  • 5 – 6 months: Have your leg amputated
  • 6 – 8 months: Move in with another loving family but as you get settled in, you have to move again due to one of your parents’ medical issues.  

Unfortunately, this is this is Dingo’s tragic & traumatic life.   Through no fault of his own, Dingo is now looking for a new home again.

Sweet pup Dingo deserves a final, forever home!

Dingo is toilet trained, crate-trained, sociable, resilient and ready for a permanent home. He passed all shelter evaluations on 9/12.

Please consider fostering, adopting, or sharing his story to prevent him from returning to a shelter.

Dingo is full of love and loyalty, eager to join a new family.

Follow his journey at

To meet Dingo or apply to adopt

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