Update: Casey is as sweet as they come and fit right in with our family routine. In the six days she has been with us, she has proved to be a good sleeper and gets along well with the resident dog. Casey is very calm and her greatest pleasure is to rest her face in your hands while you stroke her forehead and ears. Her tail wags constantly at anyone who comes to the house. She met foster brother and sister and bonded with them instantly. Casey is low-maintenance, house trained and an easy though brisk walker. She will willingly go outside to take care of business but she is timid when left alone outside, and always wants to come back in right away, unless resident dog or foster mom is outside with her. I suspect she fears she will be left alone. Casey is fascinated by dogs tv and when she views herself in the mirror. She is a precious girl!
Update: Casey continues to learn about the luxury of indoor living and therefore she's very curious about everything. However, she has never touched or disturbed anything inside the house that wasn't a bone or Kong. Her foster recently coaxed her up onto the sofa and she thought she'd died and gone to heaven! Casey doesn't know what to do with toys and is really not interested in them...her idea of fun is simply laying next to her human and getting lots of loving, and going on walks. She is a real 'stick-tight' and will follow you everywhere you go - inside and out. Casey is a very laid back, relaxed girl - who is just looking for the long overdue love and attention she's been lacking over the years and she is so deserving of it! Casey does have a prey drive and will go after squirrels, and rabbits - so a fenced yard is needed to keep her safe when she takes off after one! All in all - she's a very easy going, sweet lovebug.
Update: Casey is doing great in her foster home! She loves taking walks and does beautifully on a leash with just a martingale collar. During the day, Casey joins the resident lab laying next to her foster dad while he works in his home office. Casey eats well and takes treats very gently. She does not appear to have had much, if any, formal training, so her foster mom is working on basic commands - and she's coming along well. When her foster parents are home Casey has free reign of the house, and does fine with wanting to hangout wherever they are. She enjoys relaxing on dogs beds in the house. Her foster mom has an orthopedic mattress in her crate and she enjoys having a stuffed Kong when her foster parents leave the house. However, they have recently begun leaving her out of the crate when both foster parents leave the house for short stints...and so far so good!
Update: Casey is an 8 year old ex-breeder dog who has come to L.R. for some much needed TLC. Her coat is a beautiful dark chocolate color, and she has a little white frosting around her eyes and muzzle...making her look like a cute brown bear! Casey has an incredible gentle soulfulness about her, and she is extremely friendly to everyone she meets- both people and dogs. Casey walks beautifully on leash with just a martingale collar...no pulling. She does well being crated and enjoys an orthopedic mattress in the crate with no problems. She thinks she's in heaven sleeping on it! Casey is a very relaxed girl who is just looking for the long overdue love and attention from her humans. She would also enjoy the company of another 4-legged friend.
This dog is available for adoption from Lab Rescue LRCP. Lab Rescue LRCP rescues and places dogs in Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware and northeast North Carolina (30 miles east of I-95 and north of the Pamlico Sound) Adopters must travel to Maryland, Virginia or Washington DC with their family - human and canine - to meet the dog they want to adopt.
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