*Shy Personality: Needs Calm/Patient Home
*Dog Friendly With Slow Introductions
*No Young Children (calm, age 10+ fine)
*Prefers Humans Home Often
*Securely Fenced Yard Required
Hi there, future family! My name is Momma Schulz and I am a sweet, loving lady who is looking for a patient family who will give me time to settle in and gain confidence so I can enjoy a happy, love-filled life. I'm a mixed-breed beauty (maybe some hound and shepherd in my lineage?), estimated to be about 2 years old and 45 pounds, who is available for adoption through Fetching Tails Foundation. I am generally a pretty laid-back girl: I love to sunbathe and nap on the couch or my doggie bed. I would thrive with another dog in my forever home and do best with slow introductions to new canine friends; I get along great with the large dogs in my foster home and enjoy their companionship. I currently live with older kids in my foster home and am fine with them; I would do best in a quieter home since I am shy and take time to warm up to visitors. I prefer people allow me to come to them to be pet rather than them coming up to me. Once I know you, I am very loving and like to be around my people as much as possible; in my ideal home, I would have someone who is home more often so I am not left alone for more than a few hours at a time.
As a former street dog originally from rural Mississippi, I am quite the smartypants and love showing off my brains. I am potty trained, but I dislike crates and am learning to be home alone with free range of my foster home. I would love a securely fenced yard (preferably a privacy fence rather than chain-link) to enjoy and explore. I think it would be great fun to attend some training classes with my forever family so I can continue to learn and gain confidence while we work on our bond together. My foster momma says I am a curious girlie who blossoms more every day: I am starting to play with toys and showing more of my silly side. Are you the devoted person who can help me shine? If you would like to share this adventure called life with me, please fill out an adoption application soon so we can see what life has in store for us!
If you'd like to adopt this dog please get started by filling out a complete application (incomplete submissions cannot be sent). Please note that while we take time to learn as much as we can about each dog in our care as possible, our bios are written from current observations. Though we do our best to share as much information as possible about each dog we care for, we are unable to make any guarantees on the future health or temperament of your adopted dog. Most dogs in our care come with unknown pre-rescue history, and information pertaining to breed and age are often educated guesses.
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Lives in 50 mile radius of Itasca within the Illinois border
Be at least 21 years of age
Have the knowledge and agreement of all adults living in the household
Have approval from owner of the residence (written in lease)
Have a valid ID with current address
Be approved as a suitable adoptive home by Fetching Tails Foundation
Be prepared to make a lifetime commitment