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; ; Delightful family dog - good natured, playful and active - she is a bit shy about city stuff, being a bit of a country bumpkin - but she LOVES walks in Tilden and outdoorsy locations - urban sidewalks and city streets are a bit scary for her, though she has been adjusting amazingly well - everyone is thrilled with Ruthie!
; Ruthie walks fairly well on leash, and has had some training and experience. She is great in the house, but most likely will need a refresher course in housetraining. She is very dog social and an affectionate, lovable dog - and likely a bit protective in time. She just needs time to adjust, being initially a bit shy with strangers. Having a second dog is a great idea for a successful home environment and longterm happiness for Ruthie!
Ruthie is an avid fence climber and needs a place with lots of room of release her energy. Because of her high level of activity, she would do best with children over 10 years of age.;
; Foster notes: ; Ruthie is a happy, confident sweetheart. She reminds me so of my own wonderful shepherd-lab
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