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; Sanctuary Update: Holy can be a super sweet girl, but would do best in an adult home as she can snap if touched in a way she is not comfortable with, or over resources such as food/sharing a couch etc. For this reason an adult, deaf dog savvy adopter really would be best fro this senior girl; ; ORIGINAL BIO:Sweet as can be, both red and blue merle coloring. Sort of a pink and blue dog with a docked tail... She is adorable, though she is deaf and a bit pushy! Demanding, affectionate - ball playing, possessive to a degree, not overly hyper, though she needs moderate exercise daily - at least a decent ball playing session - she also likes dog parks. Holly definitely has herding behavior, so not ideal for a home with small children.
; Holly will need a special home that can learn some hand signals, etc. for deaf dogs, and keep her safe since she wouldn't be able to hear oncoming cars, dogs, etc. But she is a very sweet dog - she interacts well with other dogs, though can get territorial about space with them as well as with people.
; A vibrating collar can be a helpful tool with deaf dogs - however, it seems that Holly will bond like glue. She is a mellow girl (for an ACD) and is loyal and loving. She needs to keep some boundaries - and a crate in the vehicle is helpful as she like to push to get close . Holly can also be quite a barker when she wants attention from people or another dog. She would not do well in an apartment due to her barking. When outside, Holly is in her own world. Holly needs to always be out on leash or in a fenced area.
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