Missy is a happy girl who loves being with people. Her foster mom says "It's just impossible to look at her without busting into a grin. She's an antidepressant with a wiggly back end!"
She's affectionate and indoors is a terrific calm couch companion who loves her belly rubs and ear scratches. She will lay her head on your lap and nuzzle your hand to let you know that any and all affection is desired and returned. But this girl loves her walks and she will break into a happy waddle when it's time to go. Outside she is an explorer who is happy for every adventure that comes her way.
Missy has been working on her leash skills and does great in crowds out in the world. She does have a strong prey drive, so will pull when she sees a pesky squirrel or bird. Likely, she would have this same prey drive toward a kitty though she hasn't been observed with cats yet. She also seems to think that motorized vehicles are "prey," and she will bark at them and pull toward them, so continued leash training will be part of your fun training time. She does well in a crate, but doesn't require one as she is fully house trained.
Though this sweet girl has hip dysplasia, she's a cheerful energetic pooch and will need you to be sure she doesn't overdo. A home without a lot of stairs would be best. She has done well in an apartment, but would love a home with a backyard to explore if you have one of those, too. She can handle a busy household and does well with children. She might bark at another dog but has shown no aggression towards them.
Seems it would make Missy happy to have you in her life. And her happy easygoing self would bring you lots of joy as well, so what are you waiting for? Come make her yours today!
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