found a new home!
Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.
My name is Princess Fiona!
Facts about Princess Fiona
- Breed: Wheaten Terrier/Poodle (Miniature) Mix
- Color: White - With Gray Or Silver
- Age: Adult
- Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
- Sex: Female
Princess Fiona's Info...
I am in need of an experienced adopter, up to date with shots, and good with dogs.
Princess Fiona is in foster care
My name is Princess Fiona and to be honest, I am slowly getting used to life as a princess! For eight very long years I lived on an Amish farm in Lancaster County in a very small cage in a very small building with only my dog friends and my 14-16 litters of puppies to keep me company. The people were not very nice to me, they just wanted my puppies and they let me sit in cage for a really long time. So long, that I had to go potty inside and when my urine puddled in the small area where I had to sit, it made my fur yellow and made the fur on my tail disappear. But after all of that time, I was finally carried outside and physically handed over to the people at Finding Shelter. The car was so warm and there was a oft bed. I was so afraid, but the people were so nice and told me that i would be OK. I could hear them cry as they talked about having to leave my friends behind as the farmer refused to give them up because they were still having puppies that could be sold online and to pet stores. Those first hours as a rescue dog were strange but comfortable, scary yet kind and made me shake because I was expecting the worst. I was take to the vet, got my vaccinations and then went to the groomer. It was all so scary, but I felt so much better. Then, I went to my foster home and was able to explore the inside of my house. I have two dog friends and an awesome teenager to keep me company. One of the dogs used to live in a puppy mill just like me! She was rescued the year before me and has been my buddy. She is always near me and plays with me. Life is so much better with a dog to be my friend. I still am afraid of the man and won't eat in front of the people, but I trust them more every day. I am a true rescue and if you are patient with me and adopt me, you will never feel better about anything else that you have ever done. I am ready to love and trust and just need you and your dog to show me the way.
Major personality traits: Shy, afraid, playful with dogs, cautious, gentle
Health status: Hair loss on tail.
Interaction with dogs: MUST go to a home with another dog
Interaction with cats: Unknown
Child requirements: Older, quiet, gentle kids OK
Fence requirements: Secure, physical fence REQUIRED
General activity level: Low to Moderate
Work schedule best suited for: Flexible
Leash manners: Good
Crate Training: Crate trained
House Breaking: Making huge progress
Degree of training needed: High. Fiona only knew life in a small cage in a puppy mill for 8 years. She needs to learn to trust, how to live in a home and how to adjust to life in a home. She is coming along very well in her foster home!