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  Meet Helen!

After getting to know Helen a little further,
NBGR has discovered that Helen would do best as the only dog in the home.

Helen is a snuggly, sassy little 4 yr old with plenty of personality. If she had a theme song it would be, “Miss You Much” by Janet Jackson. Much like Janet, Helen is not the kind of girl who likes to be alone! She’s a typical velcro Griff and loves to be around people.

Helen is an excellent communicator. Although not very barky, Helen will chirp, snort, snuffle and make other Chewbacca-like noises to let you know exactly how she feels. Helen’s likes include naps, belly rubs, back scratching, getting in the car and being near her person(s). Helen’s dislikes include snarky foster brothers, riding in the car and being on a diet. If you stop rubbing her belly, Helen may gently remind you of your duty by placing her paw on your hand or giving you a kiss to encourage you to get back to work!

Helen came into rescue with chronic ear and eye infections most likely caused by allergies, but she is responding well to treatment and will soon be ready to find a forever family where she can put her considerable talents to use. Helen is an expert lap warmer, snuggler and giver of kisses.

Helen currently weighs 15lbs and needs to lose a few pounds to be at her healthiest weight and ready for bikini season! Helen loves going for walks, but would strongly prefer to eat cheeseburgers instead of modest portions of dog food and healthy snacks. Helen’s new family will need to help her stay on track with her weight loss goals.

Helen is an excellent cuddler and would love to sleep in the big bed. She is good with children, but would prefer a home without young children so that there is plenty of time to give her the attention that she deserves. Helen would do great with a well-adjusted brother or sister, but definitely wouldn’t mind being an only dog and getting all of your attention!

Is your life missing a sassy little Griff??

Helen is being fostered near Concord, NH.

If you are interested in adoption please fill out our Adoption Application. If you would like more information, please contact Cristen at emmaresq@yahoo.com.

Keep in mind that we prefer to place dogs within driving distance of where they are being fostered. If someone from outside the local area is approved for adoption, they must be willing to fly in to get the dog and that can only happen if the dog is stable enough to travel in the cabin with the passenger.

April 27, 2017


Helen has been Adopted!

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