Well, you know what they say, looks aren’t everything. But in this case, there’s a lot more to Zuma than just her long legs and gorgeous coat. Poor Zuma was once a backyard dog. As such, she’d never had much socialization when she was surrendered to Saving Paws in 2014.
But her beautiful face and determination won everyone over quickly and she went home with a lovely family. Unfortunately, Zuma doesn’t get along with the owner’s other dogs and they had to return her to Saving Paws. This pretty girl has been here much too long.
Luckily for Zuma, our foster stepped up to help teach this girl that it’s more fun to play with other dogs than by herself. So she’s made a lot of progress in getting along with other dogs. We still don’t recommend that Zuma be around cats, she’s an active girl and it’s likely she has a high prey drive. She also would be best with older children since she’s got a lot of energy.
Her foster has also been able to bring her out of her shell and she’s becoming more interested in attention and snuggles. She’s already potty trained and can walk on a leash, so she’s come a long way from being dumped in a backyard.
This is a fun, athletic girl, so she’ll need a home with an active family who will continue to work with her on training and give her plenty of physical and mental activity. If you can open your home and heart to our athletic Zuma, please fill out our online application to get the approval process started. We won’t schedule meet & greets without an approved app on file.
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