Sweet Patti was pulled from a kill shelter in the Dallas area. She had horrible skin problems from flea bites and lack of care. After her foster mom took her home and gave her a nice soothing bath, Patti slept for hours. She was exhausted from her ordeal.
Fast forward a few weeks and see the difference - her coat is growing back, her body is stronger, and she adores attention, being cuddled, and loved. Patti also loves to play with stuffed toys and gladly brings them to her foster mom, putting them in her lap for a nice game of tug. Patti does well with other dogs and loves, loves, loves cats.
We donít know what happened to Patti prior to her coming into our program, but there are signs that she spent her entire life in a crate. Her hind legs were very weak, but she is gaining strength with exercise and good nutrition.
Speaking of exercise, Patti loves to go for walks. Itís her favorite thing besides playing with the cats. She also has a fondness for peanut butter and bully sticks.
Patti has never had an accident in her crate and is working on housetraining but will need her new family to continue to help her. Patti likes her crate; she sleeps in it at night and often goes inside to rest during the day. As much as she enjoys her crate, she is terrified if you approach her crate with anything in your hands. Who knows what happened to her in the past, but it must have been horrible.
The love of her foster mom has made a huge difference in Patti, and now she needs a forever family to carry on. Patti needs a patient family who will continue to work with her, understand her fears, and respect her boundaries.
Patti is approximately three years old and weighs 9 lb. She is spayed, up to date on her vaccinations, micro-chipped, heartworm negative and on preventative.
She is ready for a loving family of her own. Could you be the family to welcome this precious girl home?
Patti needs a calm environment and will need to be placed in an adult only home. We can make no exception.
Here is a cute video of Patti playing.
Patti is located in Dallas, TX.
If you are interested in adoption please fill out our Adoption Application. If you would like more information, please contact Connie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
January 30, 2013
Patti has been Adopted!
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