Meet An Adoptable Dog
Breed: Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler / Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat)
Height: est 21 inches at the shoulder
Estimated Birthdate: 11/18/2018
Fence Needed: No but I would love one! This girl loves to run!
Location: Dreamweaver Farms, Pacolet SC
Reason for being in rescue: stray, found in Ingles parking lot by employee
Special Needs: none
What kind of home would be best for me: I would love a home with children that will respect me/ playful dogs, and patient owners that are willing to give me time to adjust and trust my new family. It would be best for me to have a furry dog sibling considering I thrive off of another dog companion. Please note that children must be over the age of 5.
What is my personality like: Foster mama may be biased, but she thinks I am the best pupper! When she found me, she found me in a grocery store parking lot with several bowls of food laid out in front of me. I smelled/ clean, like I had just had a bath! I greeted her a little scared, when she threw the leash around me I panicked, but she remained patient. She brought me home and is teaching me all about life. I had been in that parking lot for at least a week, until I finally got my new start. I have already came such a long way, foster mom even heard my first bark a week ago! I now know that leashes aren't bad things, and that they are to help me walk beside my family.
I am learning how to sit, and I love love love to fetch! I don't always bring it back though. When first meeting new dogs I get overwhelmed, I will let them know when I feel like my space is being invaded. If other doggies will just give me space to come around, I will be running around playing tag with them in due time (tag and zoomies are my favorite)! When I meet other families the first thing I do is go to the kids. I love kids, especially the ones that are nice to me! It is way easier for me to open up to them than grown ups.. but with time I will be snuggling up to the grown ups on the couch and watching movies. I know I'm not a tiny pocket pooch with fluffy hair but I am just as cute! (Even cuter if you ask me) and I have all of the love to give to a very special family.
Please note, I do get along with foster mama's cats, I even try to play with them.. but not all cats are okay with that. If they run I can't help but chase them, I won't hurt them though! I am also terrified of the big machine on wheels that sucks up all of the dust bunnies. I will immediately go into another bedroom and wait until it goes back to the monster lair. I do not do well with baths (I try to escape out of the bathtub), I obviously have not had a lot of experience with them.. I just need to get used to it!
How do I act when I first meet new people: I am shy at first, but just be patient, give me a few treats and I will be eating out of the palm of your hand!
Tips and Tidbits: Estimated birthdate 11/18/2018.
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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