~~This cute girl is named Roxie. She is a mixed bread said to be approximately 1.5 years old and currently underweight at about 35 lbs. Roxie joined the rescue as an owner surrender from Wisconsin. Roxie’s previous owner had went back to school and simply was unable to bring Roxie with.
Roxie is currently residing in a single family home with one other dog. Roxie was very timid at first, but with proper introductions, settled in fast. Roxie loves attention from her foster mom and would be perfectly content living in a single family home. At the same time, Roxie is still young and has a lot of energy. She likes to run circles in the fenced in yard while her foster brother chases close behind.
Roxie has demonstrated a littler separation anxiety when her foster mom leaves her outside in the yard for a few minutes. This will include some whining and pawing under the gate fence as to get out. However, Roxie is learning that her foster mom always comes back, and with the help of her foster brother, is starting to feel more confident on her own while in the yard.
Roxie has gained the trust of her foster mom very fast. Roxie is allowed to sleep in the house without the use of her crate and she is trusted to roam the house while her foster mom is at work. Roxie is not allowed to sleep in her foster mom’s bed, although she really wants too. Roxie has also been trusted to stay in the yard without the use of a leash. This is especially helpful as only half of her foster mom’s yard is fenced in.
Although this attribute is probably due to her separation anxiety, Roxie has demonstrated that she is not a risk to run, which can be admirable.
Roxie has been known to speak up when a new person enters the home. This is only temporary until she identifies there is no risk. She has never acted out aggressively. Right now she is learning to walk on a leash without pulling. This will take a little practice but her foster mom thinks she will catch on fast as she is eager to please. Roxie is said to be timid around water, it is unknown whether or not she has ever been introduced to bodies of water. However, Roxie did receive a bath by her foster mom and was said to have done exceptionally well.
If you, or someone you know, is looking for a loyal and loving companion who will transition smoothly into your household, fill out an application to meet this very sweet girl.
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