ID #: 3709 Age: 3 yrs Gender: female Status: Pending
Hi everyone…my name is Penny and I’m four years old. When I first came into the GR program, I was really afraid and bewildered ~ I just didn’t know what was happening. I was particularly terrified of the indoors. In my previous life, I always lived outside. Loud noises were also really scary for me. In time, however, my wonderful foster family showed me they only wanted the best for me and I started to trust. These days, I love hanging out inside on the floor close to my family. In fact, being close to these wonderful people is my favourite thing. They make a fuss over me and I simply love it ~ didn’t have any of that in my early years (OMG…did I ever miss out!). I still don’t love loud noises but I don’t freak out anymore. I have learned to trust humans…in fact, I love all the new people I meet. When I meet dogs, I tend to lunge at them on the leash and I’m VERY strong. There has never been an aggressive incident but I need a lot more socialization to understand how I am going to be with other dogs. I have learned so much already so my foster mom thinks that if you are patient with me or take me to school, I might settle with regards to behaving around other dogs. Based on this, I think cats are out of the question. I am learning my commands and I listen better inside than outside. Outside there are too many distractions. That leash thingy is a work-in-progress and I have to admit I’m a puller…big time! You can leave me alone if you have to go out without me. I am gentle with my treats. I’m not a big barker, you can touch me anywhere (and often as you like 😊) and the doc says I’m healthy. I am, however, not spayed yet and that will have to be done after my next ‘heat’…whatever that is. My foster mom describes me as a really sweet, smart girl who loves being part of the family. I do have lots of energy to burn so if you are an active bunch, I might be perfect for you. Well, that’s my story. Thank you GR for rescuing me and showing me the delights of living inside as part of a family ~ I just love it.
Penny is currently being fostered in the Mississauga, ON area. If you would like more information about Penny please call our hot-line toll free at 1-866-712-8444 or email email@example.com
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