Rose

My wife and I rescued Rose as our first dog back in early 2014. We were told that she was found as a stray and was likely abused before that. She was initially very scared and submissive, and needed to be socialized and house/crate-trained. We even got a second dog in late 2014 to help bring her out of her shell. For the past 4 years, she has made steady improvement, until we welcomed our first baby into the family this year. Now she has regressed to being scared all the time, and we are worried that the stress of having children around is preventing her from having a happy life.

We are seeking a loving and patient family that can give her the stress-free life she deserves. She is great with dogs and cats (they even seem to help!), but she should be with a family without children. She has never shown any signs of aggression, but is timid, especially around strangers, small children, sudden noises, and moving objects.

Dog: Primary Breed: Other, not listed
Primary Breed (if not in list): Pit/Lab mix
Birthday, estimate is okay: 01/24/2013
Age Category: Adult
Adoption Day, when did you adopt your pet? An estimate is okay.: 02/28/2014
Gender: Female
Size (at full grown): Medium
Approximate Weight (at full grown, in pounds): 50
Primary Color: Black (Mostly)
Bonded Pair?:
Yes
No
Medical Care:
Up-to-date all vaccines
Up-to-date, rabies only
Microchipped
Spayed or Neutered
Special Diet
Special Needs
Never Vetted
Unknown
Personality (Dogs Only):
Playful
Constant Companion
High Energy
Medium Energy
Low Energy
Stubborn
Timid
Friendly to Strangers
Good with Other Dogs
Good with Young Children
Good with Cats
Purebred
Why are you rehoming your pet (primary reason)?: Other, not in list
Rehoming reason details (if necessary): Incompatible with children
What would you like your pet's new family to know?: Rose loves having another dog around, and while she may not take treats from you directly, loves just about anything!
How far are you willing to travel to meet a new family?: Up to 40 Miles
How long will you be able to keep your pet before you may need to surrender him or her to a rescue?: One month
Zip Code: 34949

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