BELLA AB#19- 064 -F, 1 1/2 Years

Foster dog name:  Bella
Gender: Female
Age: 1 1/2 Years
Size/Weight: 44 lbs
Color: white and tan
Breed: poodle and English setter mix (She sheds and does not hunt)
Socialization/training:  Requires training to walk on leash and not jump on people when meeting
Good with Children:  yes, is good with children.  She may knock very small children to the ground because she is so excited to meet
Good with Dogs:  yes, good with other dogs but needs to be introduced little by little.
Good with Cats:  Yes, good with cats.
House trained:  So far, she seems to be good in a home when she is in the presence of family members but when home alone, does well in a
Crate trained:  She has been staying in a crate for the month when no one is home.
Leash trained:  She is getting familiar with a leash.  She pulls when she sees squirrels.  A child could not hold her leash at this time.
Activity Level:  Very playful. Loves to run and leap over things.
Fence:  No to an invisible fence for Bella.  She needs a 5' fence or greater since she does love to jump.  The fence must be in excellent repair because she loves to inspect her area. Currently she has a 6' chain link fence - 30' x 75' area.
Behavior:  Bella is  Very much a cuddler.  Wants to sit in a lap.  Jumps in the chair before a family member sits in the chair.    Lies down and wants a family member to lie with her and tell her a bedtime story - her eyes will close as you tell her a story.
Medical History:  Recently spayed.  Has had puppies.  currently on a one year rabies vaccination, parvo/distemper, and negative on
Foster Comments: Must be active single person, couple, or family. Wants to walk at the park on a leash, and would also love to attend a
Dog Manners Class and maybe agility training.  Off leash training is not advisable.  Preferred if someone is home with her during the day
so she is not in a crate for a prolonged time.  If you want a best friend then Bella is your girl.

Adoption Fee: $300.00

Foster Location:  Fredericksburg, VA

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