Little Sally is a typical ES youngster. At ten months old she is still very much a busy puppy with lots to learn and do. She weighs less than 30 lbs., and we expect her to be a “pocket Setter” and stay small and petite even when she finishes growing. She is a shy girl with a bit of an independent streak. She was rescued from a backyard breeding situation and is learning about the world around her.
Sally has beautiful chestnut markings on her ears and she is developing spots! With lots of good food her coat should be stunning. She is filling out nicely, but is still small enough to scoop up for a snuggle or bedtime in her crate. She greets her family with little kisses and a big smile.
Sally has learned to walk on a leash with her foster home’s 2 English Setters and enjoys early morning walks in the wooded neighborhood. She is house trained and tells you when she has to go outside. She is easy to train, a quick learner and is treat motivated so she will be a fun little puppy project for the right person.
She loves running and playing with the 3 year old ES boy and she can tire even him out. She is respectful of the resident female senior ES. She is in a home with a large yard with 6 foot privacy fences, and this does well for her inquisitive Setter instincts. She loves going in and out all day long and probably spends 3-4 hours outside daily. We think shorter/climbable fences might prove to be too tempting to this agile little girl.
Little Sally is crated and home alone fine for 4 hours in her foster home with a work-at-home-most-of-the-time foster Mom. We think crating all day would be too much to expect from this youngster and it will be awhile before she can be trusted with run of the house. She is looking for a home with a work/stay at home person or at least someone who comes home for lunch. She is not a candidate for an apartment or a home without a fence. She is too quick for a home with an invisible fence and doesn’t need an e-collar. Talking to her and teaching her commands is working much better. She is developing her prey drive, which is mainly squirrels and birds, and would certainly go for a run about if doors or gates are left open.
Sally was cat tested with a cat that likes to correct dogs. She saw the cat, wagged her tail and approached in a completely friendly manner in hopes of having a new playmate. The cat swatted her and after that Sally didn’t want to be near or look at the cat. We feel with proper acclimation she would do fine in a home with cats. She definitely needs another active dog in the home to run with and help teach her manners and social skills. She is a puppy so of course she loves chewing and will need redirection; her favorites are toys and deer antlers.
Sally is in a foster home in San Antonio, TX. She is crate trained, housetrained, spayed, micro-chipped, current on vaccines, heartworm negative and on heartworm preventative. Are you the active family this sweet little busy bee is waiting for?