Doberman, Rottweiler, Queensland Heeler, maybe some Sharpei? Those are all of the breeds used to describe lovely Sassy. Who knows her true ancestry, but I do know that she is playful, fun, and energetic dog who is looking for a family who likes to do things together, pets included!
Sassy is 3 years old and around 40 pounds. Like so many dogs, she had a rough start in life. Confiscated from a hoarding situation and limping, she was rescued with her puppies by a kind person but ended up at the pound after the cost of knee surgery was too much for them. Luckily, the volunteers there were able to raise funds for the surgery. Not healing as quickly as expected, it was determined that Sassy also had Valley Fever. Six months of medication and she was walking on her back leg again. After a year of medication, her Valley Fever titer is down to 1:32. She still takes 2 pills a day but the vet says that the Valley Fever is under control. It is unknown at this time if she will need to take the pills for the rest of her life.
Sassy lives in a foster home with large and small dogs. She has not been around cats. She loves being wherever the people are and will play, sometimes a bit excitedly, when she has the opportunity. One of her favorite things to do is be outside and chew on a bone or stick. She does not chew anything inappropriate like shoes or drip systems. She loves walks but needs more practice on a leash.
Sassy is up to date on her shots, microchipped, and spayed. Her license transfer fee is $11 for Pima County. Her adoption fee is $150.
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