Meet Ruby Dee! She's a southern belle, just waiting to charm her way into your heart!
Ruby has been doing well at her current foster home. She is house trained and goes potty right away when she goes outside. During the day she gets free run of the house. Her favorite daytime hangout is on the back of the couch looking out the window according to the webcam!
Ruby is highly intelligent and needs a lot to do. Her ideal home would be with a family that:
Ruby likely has some herding breed in her so she can be a bit reactive and uses her voice to communicate. She will bark and growl at her foster owners if she wants to play or if they’re doing something that she wants to be included in. Ruby loves to play with her humans and has a soft play bite. She sometimes plays with toys but not always.
She will also bark at other dogs in the house and bump them with her butt to get them to play! She’s very intense with this encouragement, however, and that might scare or annoy some dogs.
She has had some preliminary exposure to cats, and she was cautious but curious - so, we think she may do well in a home with feline siblings.
Ruby knows 'sit', but seems to understand commands a lot better when someone has a treat in their hand! :) She has also learned ‘shake’ and ‘fetch’ at her foster home!
This girl knows the word 'walk' and loves to go and does well on her walking harness, but she could use some work on being polite on a leash when she sees other dogs. She also loves to have some cuddle time on the couch, and will quickly curl up in a ball for a nap right next to her humans.
Ruby does tend to get protective of her humans sometimes, so she needs people who are dog-savvy, know how to read doggy body language, and can be a strong leader to teach her good habits. Because of this protective nature, we would not recommend Ruby go to a home with children under 10 years old.
Could your home be the forever home for Ruby Dee???
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