Shira has been with CER for over 5 months now. :-( She doesn't greet new people well; too many people in her past have given her reason not to trust. She will bite when scared, anxious, or overwhelmed. She does not make new friends nor trust easily. And Shira is a bit unpredictable too. Once you get to know her and she trusts you, she is a very loving, and extremely energetic dog! Non-stop motion! Shira is NOT fully house trained, and has been a difficult pup to train. She's like a toddler, gets into everything, so some "tough love" going on now with more training. We cannot take her to adoption events, Shira has nipped at people and gets very overwhelmed in that type of setting. She loves to play with young energetic dogs; she plays hard.....and is about 21 lbs. She loves toys and enjoys destroying them! If Shira gets something that she wants, but you have to take it away, it takes a very savvy exchange for success or she gets very protective and even aggressive trying to keep her find. Shira has been in her new foster home for a few weeks now, really likes the foster mom and her 17 yr old daughter now too, but still ...growls, snarls, and barks aggressively at the foster dad. The trainer has indicated for foster dad to just ignore her, so he is not approaching her. Shira loves to take walks, which she really enjoys, but we cannot have people unknown to her walk up to us, she will growl. Shira cannot go to a dog park, she's fine with other dogs, but not good with the people/owners of other dogs that she does not know. Shira also barks excessively at cats.
Shira is UTD on vaccines, she is spayed, microchipped, and on heartworm & flea/tick prevention. Shira will only be adopted to someone who will agree to take her to professional training. NO small children! NO cats!
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