Ruff Ruff! My name is Amanda
|Breed:||Hound (Unknown Type)/Shepherd (Unknown Type) Mix||Color:||Tan/Yellow/Fawn||Age:||Young|
|Size:||Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)||Sex:||Female||ID#:||D-4372|
I am already spayed, housetrained, and up to date with shots.
Amanda...A pretty name for a pretty dog who is about 40 lbs. and we think just coming up to her first birthday. Amanda looks to be a member of the Black Mouth Cur family; possibly some hound. One of our trainers evaluated her shortly after she came to us since when she arrived at her foster home (one of our doggy daycare partners), she presented initially as very intimidated with a little fear aggression. Well, a little time, TLC and acclimation later, she has found her wings and is playing wonderfully with many dogs at once and seems to be having a ball. What a nice transition she’s made!
Amanda is great with people - as friendly as they come! She appears to be potty-trained, understands the "sit" command and walks nicely on leash... so given that, plus that she's so people-friendly, we think she probably had a decent home at some point. Per the trainer, “Amanda is a real sweetheart. She learned a couple of easy behaviors immediately so she’ll be an easy train as long as her new family is consistent. She was terrific on lead and walked on loose leash immediately." Sounds like a great evaluation for this pretty girl who is really coming out of her shell.
Amanda's adoption fee of $300 includes: vet exam, heartworm test, distemper vaccination, bordetalla and rabies vaccinations, fecal exam (neg), routine deworming, flea control, microchip and neuter.
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