Daisy was rescued by some local Good Samaritans who found her wandering in the middle of the road on a rural highway in SC that’s very busy with logging trucks. She was terrified, and it took about 15 minutes for her to trust her rescuers. Very thin and dirty, it was clear that Daisy had been abandoned and living on her own for some time.
She was fostered in SC with 2 large dogs, 3 Chi's, 3 cats, and chickens, and did well with them all. Her foster mom says that she doesn't have a mean bone in her body. She's also good with young kids and has regularly been around kids ages 2 to 16 and has a very gentle, submissive nature.
Daisy is mostly house trained and will typically tell you when she needs to go out, but still has a few accidents after she's been playing or romping around. She is crate trained, and goes in her crate during the day when no one is home. She is very smart and has already learned some basic commands like sit and high five. She's still working on her leash walking skills, and will need some time to adjust to the sights and sounds of the suburbs/city.
Our vet estimated her to be around one year old, and she still has puppy playfulness and likes to chew. She only weights about 38 pounds, and appears to be a mini or pocket pittie mix. She's cute as can be, and a very friendly dog who greets new people, dogs, and cats with ease and will fit well in well with most families.
BREED ESTIMATE: American Staffordshire mix or Pocket Pittie
APPROXIMATE WEIGHT: 38 lbs
APPROXIMATE AGE: 1 year old
COAT TYPE: short
ADOPTION FEE: $350
OTHER INFO: utd on shots/spayed/microchipped
LOCATION: Potomac, MD
FOR MORE INFO OR TO ADOPT: Please go to http://adopt.ddbnova.org and complete the application.
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