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Here's what we think might be Darcy's preferences in a forever home: a fenced yard, someone who's into hiking or jogging because she LOVES the outdoors, someone who's into obedience training, someone who will let her up on the furniture, plus lots and lots of toys. She likes to chew on deer antlers and also to shred soft toys. She would probably be content as the only dog in your home but could also adapt to living with a medium/large submissive dog. She'd like to sleep in bed with you but will also accept the couch as an alternative if you insist. No cats or small/furry/feathered pets because she has a high interest in chasing wildlife in our yard (especially squirrels) and our cat doesn't want to be around her even indoors.
Darcy is about 3 years old and her weight is probably down to 70 lb now (from a high of 80 lb). We think closer to 60-64 lb would be a better weight for her. We're thinking if you have kids, they should be age 10 and up due to her size and strength. She is solidly housebroken and has not had an accident in foster.
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Adoption fee: $275 + tax = $291.50
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Recommended dog trainer in the Lehigh Valley area: Jill Wright with K-9's In Training, website: http://www.k-9sintraining.net/ We've used Jill's services for our own dogs and foster dogs as needed. We LOVE her training methods...and so do the dogs! Please tell Jill you saw her info on the Happy Dog Rescue site.
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