Moma is quite shy at first, but once you gain her trust, she is a very playful, silly, endearing girl. While mOma loves playdates with other doggies, she prefers to have all her human's attention at her home! No kitties, please!
She loves hugs and is very affectionate. An ideal home for mOma would be quiet yet interactive, or at least offer her a place where she could retreat, and would have to be patient... and allow her to heal and flourish in her own time.
We don't exactly know the extent of the abuse mOma has endured in her past, but she is a trooper and a survivor and a very loving, forgiving girl who deserves the best this life has to offer. mOma is spayed and microchipped, and completely vetted. She had a mere 30% chance of survival and beat the odds :)
mOma is still wary of strangers and people, but once she warms up, which now is much more quickly than before- she is very playful, sweet, and extremely affectionate... She was extremely mistreated by people in the past, so it will take a while for her to trust humans again. It will just take some time. She needs a secure, loving home. Her instinct is flight rather than fight, so she needs a quiet place of retreat.
Although she does get along with other dogs, it is our recommendation she be the only dog due to PTSD triggers, and her playtimes and visits with other dogs should be supervised. She loves playtimes with other dogs. She is VERY easily redirected with a simple "SH" sound. We have never seen her instigate any altercation in the 1 1/2 years she has been in our care.
She is absolutely NOT cat-friendly in any way.
Local within 2-3 hours of Houston-area adoptions only (driving distance.) Home visits a must, no matter the distance (no meeting-in-the-middle.)
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