Meet Jessie! You can learn so much about her by watching her short video here: https://youtu.be/MchrqKYO_Io
This beautiful Labrador mix is 5 years old and is 60 pounds. She’s currently living in a foster home with her trainer and doing exceptionally well. She is a very shy dog at first, but once she feels comfortable in her new digs, she is amazing as the video shows. She’s made her way into many hearts since her rescue and we are so hopeful that she will find her way into one last heart that is open to helping a shy girl come out of her shell.
New people, new dogs, new surroundings and sounds can all make Jessie nervous at first, but she’s gaining confidence and is learning how to handle situations that are unfamiliar. Her trainer fully intends on being a valuable resource for Jessie’s adopter to ensure that her transition into her new family is 100% successful.
Jessie is ready to give her affection to a new owner. She would thrive in a patient, loving family that has a relaxed environment, a fairly consistent schedule, a yard to play in and a larger dog that is well socialized and has good energy. Jessie wouldn’t be a good fit for a family with small children or small, hyper dogs. Her trainer shows her a calm presence in every situation he takes her through and she’s learning quickly to follow his lead and not be anxious. She gives kisses to her trainer and puts her head in his lap to show him affection. She also likes to roll over on her back for belly rubs, which shows us that she feels happy and safe in those moments.
Her trainer has identified areas that Jessie is uncomfortable with and uses those in her training. Routine is important for Jessie as it helps her to feel relaxed about her day because she knows what is coming. Repetition helps her become comfortable as well, so her new owner should be a patient person, willing to devote some extra time and love to her. She is well worth the time and energy! Jessie is such a great dog and so deserving of a loving family. We couldn’t be happier to see her amazing progress and have the opportunity to watch her grow as a family pet in the near future. This girl has the ability to make you feel loved each and every day with her sweet spirit and loyalty. She grows on people very quickly. She might have a couple of quirks to continue working through, but that gives her character and reminds us that she has a remarkable rescue story.
Jessie is fully house, leash and kennel trained. She’s very well behaved and determined to overcome her anxiety as she settles into her new life. Jessie is perfectly content with spending time in her kennel if needed and loves to chew on bones and toys while in it, but she seems to feel trapped with strangers coming directly up to her kennel, so her training is focused on that currently. Her favorite part of the day is just relaxing in the house with her trainer and doggy friends and enjoying their company.
If you are looking to adopt an amazing sidekick to be by your side for many years to come and have a special place in your heart for Jessie, we would love to introduce her to you. She is available for adoption and will bring loads of joy to her new family. She is spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. If you have additional questions, please email us at email@example.com or to fill out the adoption application, visit http://duckteam6.org/adoption-application.
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