Cherilee is a very sweet little girl once she warms up and trusts someone. This will take a few weeks, and unlike most Min Pins, she is not one to readily take treats at first. She will spend most time in her crate or safe space needing people not to push themselves upon her. Once she is comfortable, she loves to play hard and then crash. Playing her way involves running and bouncing off furniture. It may involve a game of chasing human hands that move across a couch or floor as well. While there are other dogs in her foster home, she tends to play solo.
Cherilee is house-trained and will let someone know when she needs to go outside by running to the door and back to the person. Sometimes she’ll stand at the door or put her front paws on it. She is also crate trained if a treat is involved and does well in her crate when left alone. When someone is home, she will probably be found under a blanket somewhere in typical Min Pin burrowing fashion.
Please note that Cherilee does require a home in GA so her foster mom can provide support as she transitions. She also needs a fenced yard, as she's terrified to walk on a leash. Cherilee will do best in a calm household with a woman as her caregiver since she is afraid of men.
Whomever adopts her must possess patience and a willingness to work with her to overcome her fears. People with Min Pin experience and/or experience with fearful dogs willing to make this girl for part of their family are the ideal candidate.
Updates will be made as her behavior changes. If you feel she might be a good fit for your home, please email foster with any questions - firstname.lastname@example.org
Age: 3 Years Old
Weight: 12 Pounds
Temperament: Gets along with small dogs only.
Training: Housetrained and crate-trained
Vetting: Spay/neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, heartworm negative
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