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Quiet, easy going, gentle. Four words describe our little short legged low rider named Marsha Jean. She is estimated to be about 1-5 yrs old, a young adult if you will. You should go slow when meeting her, just because she needs to see and smell and take in who she is meeting. She is a gentle soul, a girl you will probably effortlessly bring into your home. She seems house trained. She might need a little time to come out of her shell. It is clear, however, she is willing to trust you as she has let us go in to harness her up and take her outside. This is surprising as it is clear some human decided to destroy this little girls' beautiful ears to try and make her look intimidating or mean. We are very happy to say it didn't work bc Marsha Jean has kept that soft, content and well behaved aura about her. Marsha Jean is as gorgeous as they come with her gentle eyes and suave gait. She seems to love going on walks. Marsha takes in everything around her as she moves gracefully forward walking down the street. She is easy and undemanding when walking on the leash making your time with her outside enjoyable and a great bonding experience. So far we have seen her very tolerant of other dogs, male dogs, even though they did not have the best of manners. Marsha Jean is an easy dog looking for a soft place to land and feel the love we are not sure she ever had. I took a few hours and hung out with her outside of the shelter. First thing we did was go for a ride to visit a friend of ours that is a hair dresser at a tres chic salon where Marsha owned the experience! She walked right in like she was there to be pampered and went on to convince everyone in there to love on her and give her rubs. She also made herself at home in some of the fancy salon seating areas and fit right in with all the other hotties. After she was done hanging with the girls we drove to my house and let me tell you this girl is great in a car! She stands up and looks around and then lays down in a frog dog position and just chills for the ride. She never tried to get up in the front with me. When we got to the house she came right in and met my husband, who she immediately made out with and went on to spoon with in front of the tv. She did a fair share of snorting and talking to him as well. She really loves toys and helped herself to a few that we had laying around. She did unstuff the Aflac duck, so you may not want to give her stuffies if you aren't going to be around to supervise. She is really a funny dog that can easily swing from happy and playful to super napper in no time flat. She loves belly rubs and being close to her person. She was well behaved in the house and didn't try to get on the furniture (even though I put her on the sofa for some snuggle time with me). She had no accidents and went potty both times I took her outside. She met some kids that were outside playing and did well with them. The only thing I noticed that should be pointed out with Marsha is that she is serious about her toys. If you try to take it from her you better be fast or have something to trade her for it. What can I say, she loves her toys and all toys are her toys! Oh, she also loves frozen peanut butter kongs, and she holds them with her front paws and looks so adorable while making so much noise getting all the frozen peanut butter out. Marsha Jean is easy to love. Easy to hang out with. Easy to take in the car. She's just a really good girl that you are going to love when you meet her! Do yourself a favor and come meet her soon at Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center, 341 S Birdneck Road. She's currently residing in the large dog adoption room. If you have a resident dog then please bring them along to make sure they will all get along. You can just ask for Marsha in the front lobby and we will be happy to bring her out to meet you and the family. Thanks for considering adoption, the rewards are endless amount of unconditional love!
Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center has wonderful pets available for adoption. As of December 6, all animals are now at the new shelter at 341 Birdneck Road. The former shelter on Leroy Drive is now closed. If you have lost a pet, please visit the shelter in person and often as lost animals arrive everyday.
Act quickly to adopt 1608-0501 Marsha Jean. Pets at this Shelter may be held for only a short time.
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