4 Dec 2016: Ma is a senior jack Russell who is very shy and scared with those she does not know. It takes a while but when she builds trust she allows you to pet her with small strokes. She really doesn't like to be picked up. She doesn't get along with other dogs, she would need to be an only pet in a home. Ma would be best in a quiet house with not too much going on, less traffic and no kids. She has breast nodules and a fatty mass on her ... neck. (She isn't spayed) and has a nodule on her elbow, nor does she have perfect teeth. With her age and multiple medical issues Ma needs a place where she can live out her life comfortably. She needs someone who is understanding, who will take things slow and who will build a friendship and bond with her. Because of being very scared she can be nippy especially if she feels threatened so using slow movements and gestures is better for her especially if u have to put on or take off her leash or collar. When she's in her own space and opens up and feels comfortable she has a pep in her step she likes wet food and likes to go out for walks.
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