Meet Mocha. This sweet little bully girl is ready for the next chapter in her life. She's about to lose her home because her family is moving and not including her in their plans. Their teen son adopted her and cared for her initially, but has lost interest and the parents are not committed to her. It's sad, but an opportunity for Mocha to have a much better life where she is loved and truly a member of the family.
Mocha has lived with cats and kids, and has been temperament tested with dogs. We introduced her to a higher energy young dog with no sense of personal space, and Mocha took it all in stride. Her tail started wagging and her ears went up, and she seems to enjoy the company of other dogs. She's a very submissive pup, and timid when meeting new people. She did well at our vet office on a very hectic day interacting with the dogs and staff, and has more of a laid back energy level. She has a great personality and we suspect she will make an excellent lap dog once she get more comfortable in her surrounding.
This adorable girl will be going to her new foster home next week, and we can't wait to learn more about her and get better pics...she's a little camera shy.
Apply today so you can meet her when she arrives.
BREED ESTIMATE: Staffordshire Terrier mix
APPROXIMATE WEIGHT: 50 lbs
APPROXIMATE AGE: 4 years old
COAT TYPE: Short
ADOPTION FEE: $350
OTHER INFO: UTD on shots/spay/microchip, on monthly preventatives
LOCATION: Reston, VA
FOR MORE INFO OR TO ADOPT: Please go to http://adopt.ddbnova.org and complete the application.
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Dogs Deserve Better of Northern Virginia is an all-volunteer, foster-based rescue that primarily adopts to families in the DC Metro area.
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