Meet Poko! She and her siblings got lucky. Their mom, Birdie, was found wandering around a Denver neighborhood and ended up with one of our fosters. Birdie was without a collar and two microchip scans proved she wasn't chipped. After a serious effort to reunite her with her parents we decided she was a Sunshine dog. In about a week with us Birdie's belly was getting quite large. We took her in for a heartworm test (she was negative!) and then had xrays done which confirmed she was very pregnant! The vet said that often when stray dogs start getting the food they need their puppies grow like mad! Just a week later she gave birth to 7 beautiful, fluffy puppies!
These puppies will never know the life of the streets and we are so grateful that Birdie made her way to our foster's home. Poko is the last of the litter to get adopted and we aren't sure why! She is great with kids, cats & dogs. She loves to cuddle & play and is learning more and more everyday!
We asked her foster mom for a description of her personality and this is what she said:
"Poko is a friendly fun loving dog. She greets everyone who she sees with kisses and a wiggly tail. She loves to play outside and run with the other dogs. She is doing great with housebreaking and has not had an accident in the house in over a three weeks. She has learned to sleep independently and knows simple commands. She is very sensitive and intuitive. She gets her feelings hurt easily like when she is told to drop it or get down she pouts and sulks around the house. She is learning to walk on a leash. She is still nervous and scared of loud noises like trucks passing by. She crouches down and waits till they are gone. She is learning to fetch a ball. She loves to cuddle when she naps."
If you're interested in adopting this little goober please email us at email@example.com. Thanks!
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