I am already spayed, housetrained, a special needs pet, in need of an experienced adopter, up to date with shots, not good with kids, and not good with cats.
My name is Abbey and I need a special family that will be patient but most importantly provide me a calm, structured life. I thrive on knowing the rules of the house and the rules being applied consistently by everyone in my home.
I started my life in a backyard with two senior Golden Retrievers. I had no guidance so when I acted like a puppy with the older dogs; I was chained to a kennel so I would not bother them. In my critical formative age, I was not exposed to a lot of the things necessary to build my confidence so now everything seems scary to me. I love being around people so much that I can be overly enthusiastic in demanding attention. I am afraid of being left alone so I need someone that is willing to slowly work with me on realizing they are really coming back.
I am a very smart dog and definitely willing to learn. I have started clicker training and once I understand what you are asking of me, I am a whiz. Some of my problem is I am too smart, mainly street smart.
My ideal home is one with no children or cats. I may like another dog if it was older and mellow but would definitely need an introduction. I cannot be crated as this is terrifying to me and I will injure myself trying to get out of a confined space so I prefer someone that is home most of the time.
If you think you are willing to work with me, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and ask about me.