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Shania (Miss Shep Collie)

Adoption in Progress

Description

Estimate Age: 12 weeks old
Sex: Female (BARCs will cover her spay when she is old enough)
Estimated Breed: Shepherd Collie Mix
Weight:
Good with dogs? Yes
Good with cats? Unknown, but likely
Good with children? Unknown
Special/Medical Needs: She did have worms but has been treated for them, and has passed them
Estimated Energy Level: Medium-High
Minimum Adoption Fee: $725
Current Location: Calgary, AB

She absolutely loves playtime and cuddles. But does have moments where she is good at self-regulating and goes to lay down on her own. She is a BIG chewer, so making sure she has options of toys to chew on and given to as options will help any teething being taken out on your kitchen chairs.
At the moment, she really does not like her crate. Maybe it's because she was stuck in a little cage where she grew up, but she is NOT a happy dog in there. We keep trying to make it her "safe space" but that is not the case. She would be best living with an active family that enjoys walks, hiking, playing in the snow and lots of attention in the house. Absolutely not an apartment dog and not a couch potato.
She did have worms, and it took a couple days for them to pass, but she is feeling much better now, and all bowel movements are healthy. When we first got her, she weighed 14.8lbs and is now up to 16.2lbs

Are they good with cats:
Has not been introduced to any cats but is such a sweetie I don't see it being an issue

Are they good with dogs:
Yes, she absolutely wants to be everyone's best friend. We have two dogs that she currently lives with, a male 135lbs mastiff who is her best buddy and a female 60lbs pit bull mix who tolerates her lol

Are they good with children:
Has not met any children yet

Do they bark:
If the other dogs are barking at something outside, she follows along. She also barks quite a bit if you put her in her crate, but eventually settles down.

Are they house-trained:
Work in progress as she is so young and had never been in a house before. But she is getting very good at letting us know when she needs to go outside.

Are they good in the car:
Yup, usually sleeps

Are they good on leash:
Surprisingly very good for her age on a leash

This young lady comes from a neglect situation in Smokey Lake. The Humane Society was involved and was forcing the removal of several dogs from the home. She was at risk of euthanasia, but we found a foster home for her.

Adoption costs: $725.00