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I am already spayed, purebred, up to date with shots, not good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.
Ginger is a beautiful blue and white Italian Greyhound with a super shiny coat. She has made great strides since coming in to rescue in 2010. She didn't know how to go up or down stairs, now she is a pro. She wouldn't jump on the furniture, and now she can't wait to lay with the other dogs on a blanket. And, sometimes we even see her enjoying a little play time with the other dogs at her foster home. But, if you try to watch her play and peek around the corner, somehow she manages to know you are looking and is sitting perfectly still like she didn't have anything to do with play time. She is quite a quirky little girl.
We are not sure on Ginger's age, but she is somewhere around 9-10 years of age approximately, although she could be slightly younger. Ginger does great in her kennel unless she is feeling lonely, and she prefers to be kenneled with a buddy. She enjoys sleeping under the covers in a bed too at night, but is happy in her kennel too overnight. She is very quiet, we have never heard her bark.
When Ginger came in to rescue, she had no established potty habits. Now, if kept on a regular schedule she is pretty reliable. (Although everyone who owns this breed knows that they do have accidents when it is cold, rainy or snowy especially.) She does also know how to use potty pads if they are laid down in the house for her to use.
Ginger was part of a group of dogs that were dumped on an ex-husband's property. The couple bred IGs for years, and she was in very bad physical shape when we received her. She had hardly any hair, had a few parasites, ringworm, and was extremely thin. This story made the local news in the Soiux City, NE area due to the number of dogs that were dumped.
Her sores have completely healed up, her muscles are strong and healthy now. She would socialize quicker in a home where she had to relate more to the people, rather than a passel of hounds. Ginger has grown all of the hair back across her body, and really has a nice soft coat now. She is gaining confidence every day and sits pround and pretty now. Ginger absolutely needs a fenced yard, and will need a family who will be patient with her and allow her to grow at her own pace. This girl had a very rough past, so she would love nothing better than to have a family to call her own that will embrace her as their own.