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LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Meet Cinnemon, a People-Pleasing Boxer Mix

Pets & Animal, Community, Charity & Cause

Cinnemon is a young boxer mix who learns commands quickly and loves children.

Looking for the ultimate people-pleasing dog?  Take a look at this week’s adorable adoptable pet, a young female boxer mix named Cinnemon who comes from A Home Fur Now rescue who absolutely loves people.

Cinnemon is a 60 pound chestnut-colored bundle of love, who is affectionate and always looking to please. She is praised by volunteers at the rescue for being incredibly smart and quick to learn anything that she is asked to do with a signal or command.  Best of all, Cinnemon loves children, and would make a great companion for kids as they go through their regular activities. Adopting this young girl would be like giving your kids the younger brother or sister they have always wanted!

Cinnemon would do well in either apartment-life or house-life, as long as she can go on walks with her family and come home to snuggle on the couch.  She gets along well with other dogs, but does not get along with cats.

Cinnemon is spayed, housetrained, and up-to-date with all of her routine shots.

A Home Fur Now is a not-for-profit rescue that relies solely on foster homes to care for their animals.  Their mission is to save the strays, throwaways, and shelter animals and to improve their lives through medical care, spaying and neutering, and finding families that would be compatible with these pets.

Be Sure to Check Back Each Thursday for Our Newest Adoptable Pet of the Week!

Work with a Shelter? Interested in Featuring a Furry Friend? Email Us for More Info!

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