Meet Gidget, an adorable, young Terrier with a wiry coat, possibly a Jack Russell Terrier mix. Gidget’s prior family got her for free from an online posting, and have a habit of acquiring dogs without having the means to provide for them. She shared a very small space with many dogs and many people, and received very little attention. She was lucky to get out so young before having litter after litter of puppies.
Gidget was pretty timid when she first came to her foster home, but quickly realized this was a better life. She attached to her foster mom right away, stays right by her side, and is being fostered with two other dogs and a cat. She loves her two pup buddies, and finds comfort with other dogs in the home, and is respectful of the cat. She's potty trained and crate trained too. She may protest the crate at first, but it's not fear based, and she will settle down and relax in the crate.
She may take a minute to warm up but loves attention from people, loves to be carried around, and is definitely a lap dog by nature.She’s a loyal little pup who would fit best with a family or owner who has time to spend with her. She would also do well with another dog in the home to keep her company.
This little cutie is going to be a popular pup and will be coming to N. VA on 2/25.
BREED ESTIMATE: Wiry haired Terrier/JRT
APPROXIMATE WEIGHT: 12 lbs
APPROXIMATE AGE: 1.5 years
COAT TYPE: Medium length
ADOPTION FEE: $350
OTHER INFO: utd on shots/spayed/hw negative
LOCATION: Foster home in SC
FOR MORE INFO OR TO ADOPT: Please go to http://adopt.ddbnova.org and complete the application.
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