ANIKA ~2 years old. Good with kids and male dogs. Not good with small dogs, not good with dominant female dogs, not good with cats.
GSRA Adopts to residents of VA, NC, and SC only
Hey there!! My name is Anika, or Nika for short! I am a stunning girl with a lot of love to give. I am about 2 years old. I am super friendly and affectionate, and want nothing more than to be near my people. I love everybody! I am a real cuddle bug and love to give kisses and be petted. I am also very willing to give the paw in exchange for some attention. I am an extremely happy girl, and my tail never stops wagging. I walk well on a leash and ride well in the car. I still have a lot of puppy mannerisms. I love playing with toys, and will occasionally decide to play with a 'toy' or object that does not belong to me. Whoops! I am learning, but will need a family willing to continue my training. I am a healthy girl! I am blind in one eye, but it does not seem to bother me one bit.
I am a medium energy girl. I like to run and play in the yard, but I also am very calm in the house and am content to lay on my dog bed and play with my chew toys. I am a bit nervous about other dogs. Male dogs seem more agreeable to me. I am working on learning how to interact with them. I have a bit of an attitude towards female dogs. My foster mom is working on this with me. I have a high prey drive, and get overly excited when I see cats, so a kitty free home is a must. I am quite agile too...I will need a yard with a privacy fence. I have demonstrated that I can climb a chainlink fence.
From foster mom:
Anika is a total doll! She is friendly, well mannered, housebroken, and walks well on a leash. She does have a tendency to chew when she gets bored, but that is normal puppy behavior. Anika is a very submissive dog. She will lower her head when she approaches you for attention. She takes verbal correction very easily. She is a wonderful dog that will flourish in a home with a family that will spend a lot of time with her. She would be happiest in a home where there is someone home most of the time. Come meet Anika soon, she won't last long!!
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