Arrival story: Pearl was surrendered to Detroit Animal Control & Care in June by a lady who claimed she wandered into her yard and wouldn't leave. Growing up on the streets and then spending months in a shelter is no place for a young pup to be. So we decided it was time for this little lady to have the life she deserves. Her appreciation and celebratory glow shines daily.
Approximate age / Weight: Under 1 year / 40 lbs.
Personality: Pearl had a rough start and was not exposed to many people or places in a positive way so she's a bit shy and apprehensive to new things. She possesses a sweet and loving disposition and after she gets to know you will shower you will kisses and tail wags that will send her whole body swinging.
Pearl lacks confidence and has a ton of puppy energy so she will require a kind canine friend in her new home. A buddy who knows the world is a good and safe place will help her to learn by example and help her trust in situations she feels unsure of. She is a young dog so she plays hard but nicely. She also currently lives with cats and has been nothing but polite.
Pearl has energy! She loves to blast around the yard and is a toy-aholic. She is still learning to live in a home and what she can and cannot do. She is very receptive to gentle verbal commands when doing something she shouldn't, and is almost housebroken. Crating is no problem. She readily goes into her crate for bed and when her human is not home. And looks forward to the reward treat for being so cooperative.
*Note: The photo of her and her foster brother and best friend, Buddy - also up for adoption through Waggin' Tails.
Forever home: Pearl will need a family that will be willing to work with her confidence issues. Who is willing to slowly and carefully help her navigate her new experiences with positive reinforcement. She also needs a loving canine sibling as this is where she finds herself happiest.
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We do not have a facility; all of our dogs are fostered in private homes. We generally have two adoption events per month. To meet a dog in person, please see our event calendar on our website for the date and time of the next adoption event. Arrangements can be made to meet a dog outside of Saturday adoption events after an application is submitted and approved.
Our adoption process includes an application and in-home meet-n-greet with the dog.
-Adult Dog Adoption Fee - $225
-Small Breed Adoption Fee - $275
-Senior Dog Adoption Fee - $125
-Pup Adoption Fee - $250 plus $50 spay/neuter deposit refunded upon proof of surgery by 6 mos.
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