Age: Estimated DOB 07/14/2022
Sex: Female (BARCs will cover her spay)
Estimated Breed: Lab X
Weight: 15 lbs.
Good with dogs?: Yes
Good with cats?: Unknown, but likely
Good with children?: Yes, but supervised with small children
Special/Medical Needs: No
Energy Level: Medium-High
Foster Home Location: Calgary
Pups were 2 weeks old at arrival. Born in the dirt. Mom was attacked protecting them.

Grace (we call her Gracie) is a confident, happy, and affectionate pup.
She hasn’t met a person or dog - big or small - that she hasn’t immediately wanted to become best friends with. We think she will love off-leash dog parks once she is adopted by her forever family.

She is constantly playing with our resident dog. Her games of choice are wrestling and tug of war with some now less-than-plump stuffed toys. They play incredibly well together but a more senior dog might be less-than-thrilled with her playful antics. As a puppy, she is full of energy, and we occasionally need to place her in an exercise pen to separate the dogs to indicate that playtime is over. She never protests this compulsory nap and konks right out - usually in some hilarious twisted position.

She is getting really good at walking on leash! At first, Grace would run up from behind you and place two big paws on your butt and then try to capture the leash in her mouth, all while running circles around your feet. But she is learning that jumping up on people isn’t very nice and leashes are not for biting. When we walk, she occasionally notices something that catches her eye and stops dead in her tracks to stare at it, but she can usually be re-directed pretty quickly when I call her name so we can continue our walk.

She loves kids, but because she still has a propensity to jump up on people and be a little mouthy, it would be best if she wasn’t left alone with smaller children. She is untested with cats.

She has never had an accident in the house and paws at the door to indicate when she wants to go outside. At night, she sleeps in her crate or exercise pen. She doesn’t LOVE her crate, but she doesn’t protest too much when it’s crate time - she barks for a few minutes and then settles in.

She is food motivated and eager to please. She catches on to what you want pretty quickly, so we think she’s pretty smart and will be easy to train! Right now, she responds to “no” and “sit” and comes when she is called. She would benefit from further obedience training after she settles in her new home.

She is one of the most affectionate and cuddly pups I have ever seen! She will absolutely adore you, sit on your lap, and give you lots of kisses. It is hard not to fall in love instantly.
We suspect she is a lab/German Shepherd cross so she would do best in a home with a yard or with a fairly active family.
If this rugrat sounds like the perfect addition to your family, please fill out an adoption application for Grace.

Adoption costs: $725.00