I'm still shy of people but I'm getting better. I love food and treats. I will take treats from people and I like to lick their fingers, but if anyone reaches out too fast it scares me and I run away. It took me a long time to trust my foster mom enough to let her touch me. Now I'll lie on the couch and I let her pet me (if she does it slowly so I don't get scared) though it still makes me nervous sometimes. I'll probably never be a "lap dog" or a cuddler but when I'm feeling happy I constantly wag my tail- swoosh, swoosh, my tail never stops! And I do get really excited when my foster mom comes home or when it's supper time, so much that I like to dance around!
I have some favorite toys - my blue ball that I love to carry around and a few stuffies that I like to chew on. My foster mom says that I'm so attached to these toys that she's sending them with me to my new home.
I like to hang out with the other dogs here and I especially like the younger dog who likes to wrestle, run in the yard and play with me. We have fun! I will need to be in a home where I have a doggie brother or sister as it really helps me to feel more comfortable. I haven't met any cats yet but I really like to chase birds so my foster mom I thinks I may chase cats too.
I know how to sit and I have been learning to walk on leash and am doing pretty good especially if we walk somewhere quiet and away from traffic. I am housetrained and have been in a crate but I prefer an x-pen as it is more open and less confining.
I'm looking for a special home that will be very patient with me and let me settle in on my own time even if it takes me a long time to get comfortable. I would prefer a quiet home with 1 or 2 people and no kids as I get nervous with lots of activity. And of course I really want another dog to hang out with and play with!
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