All she wants is to be near her people. As long as she is allowed to follow you around during your day, and occasionally rest her head on your hip, she doesn't get into any trouble. She is completely house broken, and doesn't chew on anything she's not supposed to or bark at noises outside. While she would prefer to sleep right in the bed on top of you, after a bit of pathetic whining, she will settle for sleeping at the foot of your bed.
Not surprisingly with all the uncertainty in her life, she has some mild separation anxiety. She does not do well crated, and will howl and bite at the locks. Trying to desensitize her, we put her most comfy bed and favorite bones in there, so now she will lay in there with the door open, during "quiet time."
Being so attached, she would probably do just fine as someone's one and only, but she gets on wonderfully with her two small Frenchie roomies. She takes corrections well from her foster sister and is learning not to crowd and mind her limbs when she's excited. She is also surprisingly gentle when wrestling with her foster brother, and rolls on her back to let him have a turn pinning her. They have all sorts of fun running off their energy in the backyard like the off couple.
She loves going for walks, and is adjusting to the Halti harness pretty quickly. She is usually so excited the first couple of blocks that she grabs the leash in her mouth and shakes it, dragging you along behind her, until she finds her stride. We have run into kids at the bus stop, men getting out of cars, other dogs on leashes and squirrels and she doesn't freak out. She's a really great nighttime walking partner now that it's getting dark out. She will give a few loud scary warning barks as stranger’s approach and stays alert but quiet as they pass.
Her new family will be winning the lottery with Polo! She will make you the center of her world and keep you laughing all day long! Polo came to MAGDRL in September. (5)
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