Sandy is an adorable 4-5 year old terrier mix (not hypoallergenic) who arrived in NYC on March 4 from a high kill shelter in Kentucky. She's a sweet and cuddly girl ready to slather her forever family in all the kisses they could ask for. Her foster mom has this to say:
"Sandy is one of the cuddliest dog I have ever fostered! She is truly a "people's dog". She loves to lean against you when you are sitting down and slowly fall asleep as you rub her belly. So far, I haven't noticed any handling issues and she lets me pick her up without a problem. Sandy is quite weary of apartment hallways, stairs and the elevator, but we are working on that and she is showing improvement each day! Soon enough she'll be a true New Yorker!
Sandy is housebroken on a schedule and is an energetic walker; it seems that nothing scares her (I live in Astoria near Mount Sinai Hospital so the neighborhood is quite busy)! She pulls a bit, especially at the beginning of the walk, but a front clip harness would likely fix that. She is able to ignore dogs on-leash if they are not in her "zone" and keep a respectable distance away.
Sandy really loves her people and she wants all of their love! Her dream forever home includes a human or two who just want to lavish her with attention, and possibly even another small dog to play with, as long as her humans know it might take her a few days to get comfy with the other dog. But that's all part of normal adjustment!."
Can you give her the home she's been waiting for?
Sandy is up to date on her medical, spayed, and full grown at 12 pounds.
This dog is available for adoption through Muddy Paws Rescue. If you're interested in adopting, the first thing you should do is fill out an adoption application at www.muddypawsrescue.org. We will be in touch with you within 3 days of receiving your application!
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