I hope you can help me. I am almost 2 years old and am looking for a family of my own. All of my foster brothers and sisters have found homes, but I am still here. I had a family once for a while -- but then it was gone. They said their lifestyle didn't work to have a dog. They told me it wasn't my fault. Now I am in boarding and Santa, I'm not going to lie, it's kind of a scary place to be. I know it could be worse so I will do my best to be brave until my forever family finds me.
I am a good girl. I never potty in the house, love humans big and small, and am a total couch potato. My DITR family tells me not to listen to people who think I am scary because of my breed. I am a princess and much smaller than I look in my pictures! I've been practicing sit, stay, off, lay, and rollover and am really good at them. Santa if you send me a forever family I will try my hardest to make them happy and give them the best kisses in the world!
Oh, and Santa? I know this is a lot to ask, but since I've been so lonely these past months, could you make sure my new family knows that I need extra love and attention and should be the only furry kid in the household? I don't mind sharing with human brothers and sisters, though. In fact, I'd love to have some human siblings!
Well Santa, I have to go... but please remember my Christmas wish for 2016 is a forever family to call my own and a nice, warm home for the holidays.
Hello again, Kennedy here! It's been a while since I have checked in with you all, but I have been having so much fun in my current foster home it has slipped my mind! I arrived here about 10 weeks ago and absolutely love it! They call me their exchange student, whatever that means..
About my foster family...There are two little people (6 & 10) one bigger guy (17) and a foster mom and dad. No animals unless you count that weird lizard behind glass that eats bugs. YUCK!
About me recently...Coming into their home my allergies were pretty bad. I licked my paws a lot and was pretty scratchy. I have been taking my allergy medicine daily and since spring they have lightened up a lot. My host mom says I am like her son, allergic to all the spring buds. She also vacuums around me a lot and washes my bedding often (says its for my own good). I am completely house-trained.
No matter what country I visit I continue to love to nap and lay down in the sun (anyone know what the word "bed hog" means). My host brothers and sisters are my best friends (#6yearoldneverleavesmealone). I love their energy, friends, constant movement and crumbs!!!
My host parents are working hard at socializing me to my new neighborhood and its sights and sounds. I am still a puppy you will need to be patient with me at times and I will need someone who will work with me on socializing with dogs and strange settings. I am just curious and a little anxious about all things new to me. I am still working on not pulling or reacting when I see other dogs out on walks. I do great in my kennel and only whine for a minute before settling down!
Here is what I've been told...
Great with kids
Eager to please
Love to snuggle
Kennedy is back in foster care and thriving! She is currently living in a home with no other pups. She gets along great with the children in the home and loves to be pampered... she recently had her toenails painted!
She goes for daily walks and is very treat motivated. She is very smart and has mastered commands such as sit and down, and knows several tricks! I have uploaded a video from her foster family :)
We are still working on her reaction to other/unfamiliar dogs while out on walks, but inside the home she is extremely well behaved. She greets at the door with tail wagging and does not usually jump up but may need a reminder on occasion.
It does take Kennedy some time to adjust to a new home, and adopters can expect a fair amount of stress as they welcome her into their family, but with a little patience you will start to see her flourish and her true personality will shine. She is such a sweetheart!
Kennedy does have some environmental allergies. She is on a daily allergy serum. One of her main allergens were dust storage mites. A great home match would also include someone willing to take precautions and protective measures in their home, or perhaps someone who also suffers from these allergies who already does these things! Below is a great article on dust and storage mite allergies:
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