J.J. is a part of Ruff Start Rescue's 'Foster to Adopt' program.
This gives an interested family a chance to welcome her into their home while she gets her vetting up to date. You are given 10 days to determine if she is the right match for your family, and if after those 10 days you find that she is we would complete adoption.
If for any reason, she were not the right match, we would ask that you continue fostering her until an adoptive family were found.
Hi there! My name is J.J. I joined Ruff Start Rescue all the way from Texas.
I really enjoy my people and love to have my belly rubbed. My foster mom says that I am the sweetest girl, and will make someone very happy.
I love toys - so much! I also enjoy a frequent game of fetch. I get along really well with dogs too, and love to play with them!
I am a good learner too - my foster mom says I'm smart. I am house trained and kennel trained. I know that I shouldn't jump when I meet strangers, and I've got sit, lay down and shake mastered :)
My foster mom says that I like to think I'm the boss, I think part of it is my age, I'm currently a teenage girl, pushing boundaries. Part of her boss-like behavior is with resource guarding. I don't always want to share my treasured items (toys, food and her bed). It will be very important that my new family understand resource guarding and continue working with me on this.
I would love an active family - walking, running, hiking, etc. I'm very eager to explore, and I have the energy to keep up with you.
Do I sound like the girl for you? I'd love to meet you!
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* All animals are in foster homes located throughout the Twin Cities & Central Minnesota. We do not have a facility. *
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