Meet An Adoptable Dog
Breed: Poodle (Standard) (short coat)
Weight: 35 lbs and growing - we expect Izzy will be 40-45 pounds when full grown
Height: 22 in
Estimated Birthdate: 2/25/2022
Fence Needed: Yes, Izzy requires a home with fencing 6 feet or higher
Location: Foster Home in Raleigh, NC
Reason for being in rescue: Owner surrender
Special Needs: Izzy is up to date on vaccines for her age. Due to age, she is not spayed. She will be adopted on a spay/neuter contract which requires you to spay her at your expense within 12 months.
What kind of home would be best for me: Izzy requires a home with another active dog for socialization and play. A person scheduled away from home for no more than 4 hours per day and can provide multiple potty breaks throughout the day and night is a must. She is a baby and needs play breaks as well as frequent and consistent potty times to aid in potty training. Izzy is great with dogs of all sizes and totally indifferent to cats.
Poodle puppies are always in need of a canine friend, they love to run and play with one another. Poodle puppies are active, agile little babies, they need homes that are ready to tire them out both mentally and physically, so a fenced in yard will be required. Poodle puppies are very well rounded dogs, they do not meet strangers and would do well with a nice big family or a single owner! What matters most to a poodle puppy is a happy and excited owner ready to take on loving and training their new puppy! When raised around cats, with proper boundaries, puppies do very well, it is important to note that poodles can have a high prey drive. If you expect your puppy to get alone with your feline buddy, it’s important to start socializing the puppy with the cat as soon as you can! This pup has not had contact with cats that we know of and will not have contact while with their current foster.
What is my personality like: Izzy and 4 of her sisters were part of a large litter of dogs that were not sold. When animal control got involved due to too many dogs in the home, the owners reached out to rescue for help. Farrah has only known life as part of a large pack. She arrived in rescue very matted and under-socialized to humans. In her foster home she is learning the routine of soft beds, playing with other dogs, a full toy box, and giving love.
Izzy is very clean in her crate and seeks it out as a safe place when she feels overwhelmed. She has not had an accident in her foster home and asks to go outside to potty. She knows absolutely nothing about a leash and will shut down and lay down when you place her on a leash. She is learning to run and play with her standard poodle foster siblings, has discovered the toy bin, and is beginning to come over and nose to ask for pets and affection.
Izzy is a young dog with so much potential. She has beautiful eyes and a gentle spirit. She will benefit from patience, routine and positive reinforcement training. We can't wait to see the princess Izzy blossoms into!
Thank you for carefully considering the addition of a puppy to your family. Puppies can be a joyous experience, but they can also be a tremendous amount of work. Since our goal is to place each of our dogs in forever homes, we are especially cautious with puppies. We like to stress 3 major things when considering a puppy vs. an adult dog: 1) many adult dogs are well bred, well trained dogs who find themselves in rescue through no fault of their own, 2) adult dogs are eager to share their love and bond with their new family, and 3) puppies will always require far more time, energy, and training than an adult dog.
Our ideal puppy adopters are:
-experienced dog owners with a solid record of excellent vet care of their previous pets
-scheduled away from home for no more than 4 hours per day and have another canine companion already in the home
-stay at home type of people (work at home, home schoolers, retired, etc)
How do I act when I first meet new people: Shy, but calm and gentle
Tips and Tidbits: Izzy's birthday is 02/25/2022
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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