Everyone who meets 3-year-old Ruby describes her the same way, “SWEET!” In her previous life, this long-legged 13-1/2-lb. beauty may have been kept outside and not given much attention (or much food), but in foster care she has blossomed. Ruby has decided that love, approval, and this new experience called family life are quite all right with her! She has slowly learned that it is OK to curl up on the couch, ask to be petted, and twice a day have an entire bowl of food all to herself! And treats, too! Tentative when she first meets someone, Ruby is friendly once she knows you, and she’s gentle in her interactions with everyone, including children. She gets along with other dogs, but when her canine foster siblings look for attention, she hangs back until she has permission to join in. Her ideal home would have another friendly canine companion with a natural tendency to be welcoming toward other dogs. Ruby is house-trained on a schedule, travels well in a car, and at night sleeps in her crate or in bed with the other dogs and her foster mom. She has learned to walk on a leash, and while still a little high energy on leash, she's doing well. With a little more training from her new person, she is going to become a lovely walking companion. Ruby loves her time outdoors, including neighborhood walks and hikes. She loves to run in the yard in her foster home too (it’s a great way for her to let off steam), but she also loves to chase any critters she sees and her recall is still very spotty, so a securely fenced yard in her new home is a must. With her prey drive, she’d be best in a cat-free home. This smart, beautiful gem of a dog deserves a home where she won’t ever again have to wonder if she is loved. Could yours be the home she’s looking for? Check out more pictures of Ruby at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/ruby .
Our adoption fee is $175 for adult dogs or $225 for puppies under 6 months old.
If you are interested in adopting this dog, PLEASE READ THE DETAILED ADOPTION PROCESS information on our website at NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm. From there, you can access our adoption application or contact our Adoption Team for more info.
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