Farrah

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FARRAH - ID#A777846

  • Animal ID#: A777846
  • Dog Name: Farrah
  • Dog Sex: Female
  • Approximate Age: 8 months
  • Dog Size: L
  • A Little About Me: I arrived at the shelter under-socialized and borderline feral. I am now cool with a leash and enjoy going for walks which is a big deal for me. I am very defensive when I meet people and that involves lots of barking and trying to flee. I do better meeting females and come around faster than I do with males. I lack so much confidence and really need a family that will continue with my socialization. I also need a patient family that will allow me time to adjust. I really want to please and once I bond I keep a close watch on my people. I would do best in a home with other playful dogs that can show me the ropes and that people really are a good thing. I currently live with 3 other dogs and there are 3 kids in the home as well. It took me time to adjust to everyone but I am getting there. It would be best for me to find an adoptive home sooner than later as adjusting is very hard for me. I am as smart as they come and learn very quickly. If project dogs are your thing and gorgeous smart gsd’s really float your boat then inquire about me!
  • In-home Information: Crate trained, House broken, I have successfully lived with other dogs, There is a cat in my foster home that I’m learning to tolerate. I do well with livestock.
  • I participate in shelter playgroups with: Playful dogs
  • Walk Rating: Walks well, needs reminders to check in with handler
  • Snuggle Rating: Would like to take things slow and let you know when I am ready
  • Type of Learner: Thrives on mental stimulation, Would enjoy a job
  • Energy Level : Active, important to meet physical needs daily
  • Manner Level: I can be shy and timid when meeting new people, prefer to take things slow
  • My motivation is: Treat motivated
  • Known Skills: Working on confidence building.
  • Personality: Smart cookie, eager to please

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