My name is Crystal, but my previous foster called me Izzy and that seems to be the name I recognize. It takes me a little while to warm up to other animals, but once I do, I can really get into it. I have separation anxiety, so I don't like being away from my Hoomans, I really like to cuddle. So basically what this means is I get really upset when you leave me, or put me in my kennel. At night I do really well in bed with you, so you really don't have to put me in a kennel, I promise I'm a good girl in your bed, just don't put me in the kennel at night and my anxiety won't be an issue. During the day if you have to go to work or leave for a few hours, I get really upset, so I have to take prozac, my foster mom has me in an anti-anxiety shirt and it seems to help. But don't let anxiety issues deter you, I really am a super sweet, good girl. I'm getting better with my anxiety, my foster mom has dealt with it before so she is helping me to come around. I know sit, shake, I'm potty trained and kennel trained. I just started to learn how to play with my foster fursiblings, and I really like the small one, I'm coming around to the big boy, my furbrother. The little one licks me and jumps all over me, especially when I am rolling around on the floor. She's a puppy so she doesn't bother me much. My foster brother intimidates me a little, I think it is his size, but I've started to come around to his way of thinking, he is very gentle and I like that about him. I've started to become curious about toys, but they haven't gotten my complete interest yet. But like everything else, I'm sure I will come around, especially if my little fursister keeps bringing them to me. I need a home that is willing to work on my issues; my foster mom says I have come a long way in a few short weeks. I need a home that is calm and will give me the love I deserve, I don't have to be an only dog, but it will take me some time to warm up to my new furmates, I take directions well so if you tell me no or be nice I understand I'm not supposed to do something. Cuddle me and I'm all yours. I was featured on the Rod Ryan show and they all fell in love with me. I sat on the couch with them and licked my way to their hearts. They said my fur is so soft, they've never felt another dog with fur as soft as mine, it's like velvet..whatever that is. If you saw me at the adoption event at Petco on 4/23, you know I'm a super sweet girl and love all hoomans. The little ones kept coming up to me and hugging me, and loving on me. That was my favorite part. I was super stressed and nervous around all the other dogs and sounds, so I may have been snappish to the the other dogs, but as you can see by my pictures I really do love other dogs, I just get scarred easily and it is my natural reaction to snap at other dogs in my space, especially on my first meeting. My fursiblings don't give me space and I am okay with it now, just remember it takes me a few days to warmup to them and then I will be happy to play and snuggle them too. My foster mom tried to introduce me to a cat through glass, but the cat swipped at me and I growled, so I don't think I like cats (it was at the adoption event so it's hard to say if I really don't like cats or was stressed).
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