Meet An Adoptable Dog
Breed: Shih Tzu / West Highland White Terrier Westie (long coat)
Weight: 9.8 lb
Estimated Birthdate: 6/15/2012
Fence Needed: No
Location: Dreamweaver Farms, Pacolet SC
Reason for being in rescue: Surrendered to a West Virginia shelter as part of 72 dogs
Special Needs: Bilateral Dry Eye. She will need eye drops
What kind of home would be best for me: We are seeking a home with an experienced dog owner and someone who is home more than they're away. Esther needs a home with experienced owner that is familiar with helping shy dogs come out of their shell. Esther needs a home with no children and a quiet, low traffic home. Loud noises and chaos scare Esther.
What is my personality like: Esther is very shy and shut down. She will run if she feels intimidated. We believe Esther needs a home and will thrive in one. She needs a person to give her all to. Right now, she is scared and shut down but we think once she is in a home, that will change and she will make a family very happy.
How do I act when I first meet new people: Esther is very shy. She needs time and someone to go slow with her. She needs to be taught it is okay to trust humans.
Tips and Tidbits: We estimate Esther's birthdate is 6/18/2012. Esther is recovering from a flea allergy. We have gotten her skin under control and are now waiting for her coat to be restored to its beautiful white!
House trained: Dogs can be house trained if they are in the right environment and are allowed to follow a schedule as long as a physical reason doesn't keep them from being trained. A dog house trained in my home may not be in yours. We will help you teach your new dog this necessary skill and based on your schedule.
Please note - we do not ship or transport our dogs. If you are interested in adopting a dog, take a look at the distance between the dog's location and your location and make sure you are able to make the trip.
Thank you for your interest in a dog who needs a new home. This description contains all that we currently know about this dog. We have no perfect dogs - but many of our dogs have proven to be perfect for a certain someone. We urge all of our potential adopters not to fall in love with a picture. When screening applications, we look at the entire home and then make suggestions based on what would be a good fit for your home. You are not being screened for a specific dog although we are looking to see what type of dog interests you - poodles or non poodles, age, temperament, personality, etc. Our goal is to match you with the best possible pet for you and your home. We want to create furever families.
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