Mariah is a 3-year-old red rough female located in Northern California.
She came to rescue after her elderly owner went to live in a long-term care facility. At the time her owner went away, Mariah was pregnant. Mariah was left to fend for herself for a few weeks and whelped her puppies without assistance. Mariah and her puppies came to rescue about 4 weeks later. She was underweight, and had intestinal parasites, but she still has managed to be a great little mom to her puppies.
Now in a stable foster home, Mariah is eating a proper diet, has gained weight and her coat is now healthy and shiny. Her foster mom says she is a very happy little dog who loves to watch TV with her humans as much as initiate play with the other dogs. She is a bit of a social butterfly. Foster mom warns that Mariah is a climber and may be inclined to get into things that she should not. Please take into consideration she might be better suited in a home where she is not the "only child". She is quite the nurturing type of all things big and small - and is even starting to tolerate the cat.
Because of her propensity to climb, her foster mom suggests that Mariah will be safest if crated when her forever family cannot be home to monitor her. With time, these issues may become less problematic. Although she has not exhibited food aggression, it might be best for her new family members to ensure she has plenty of personal space in which to eat, so she does not feel threatened.
Mariah gets along well with her foster brothers and sisters. She is crate-trained, up to date on her shots, microchipped, heartworm-free, and flea-free. Mariah will be spayed before being placed in a forever home.
Mariah is being fostered in Northern California.
If you are interested in adoption please fill out our Adoption Application. If you would like more information, please contact Crystal 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.
December 22, 2011
Mariah has been Adopted!
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