Tessa was pulled from the local kill shelter the day she gave birth to 6 beautiful puppies. When the puppies were 9 days old Tessa became very ill and had to have exploratory surgery to see if there were any more tennis ball pieces in her stomach. This poor girl has had a rough life and wasn’t very sure of everyone or everything going on but she LOVES her foster mom & dad.
Tessa is now in training at Circle K9 where she is learning her confidence through obedience training. She knows sit with an implied stay, down with an implied stay, heal, post and here. She will need someone that understands that new things will always scare her initially but with a confident leader she will thrive. She bonds so much with her person and doesn’t have a mean bone in her body. She is an absolute sweetheart that needs someone who will understand her, continue to work with her training and love her as she will them.
We would love to be able to send her straight to her forever home from training so that her new family can continue to work with her and not throw her back in to a foster/shelter type environment.
We believe Tessa is 1.5 - 2 year old American Staffordshire Terrier / Border Collie Mix. She weighs about 45 pounds.
**Tessa is spayed, fully vaccinated, microchipped and doing very well in her foster home. She is ready to find her family to complete her transformation. If our sweet girl sounds like a perfect match for your family, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to complete an adoption application please go to www.pawhuggers.org, hover over the Adoptables tab and then click on Adoption Application. Her adoption fee is $500 to help cover the cost of her airline flight and her travel crate.
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