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January 22, 2009

Meet Miss Mattie!

Miss Mattie is a little doll! She doesn’t just walk to get where she’s going, she prances. When she’s in a happy mood her front paws kind of kick out to opposite sides with each strut. We call Miss Mattie our little princess because she’s so delicate, gracious and proper. She has the sweetest disposition and is such a gentle little lady.

Miss Mattie is a mature 11 month old. She is smart and minds well for her young age. She still has a lot of puppy in her, too. We love to watch her when she gets that burst of energy that puppies get; she’ll dart around the room and back several times at high speed, making sure that she body slams one of her foster brothers each time she returns. Miss Mattie loves to play with her two foster brothers and they take turns teaming up on each other.

I think Miss Mattie has a little mischievous streak in her, too! She’ll certainly take advantage of too much freedom; whether it’s jumping over the barrier on the back deck to chase a squirrel, maneuvering her way on the chairs to get onto the dining table or overturning the utility room trash can to dig for hidden treasure, Miss Mattie is full of spunk!

Miss Mattie is familiar with her crate and will spend a couple of daytime hours resting there comfortably. She also sleeps in her crate at night and may wake up at some point wanting to get into the master bed. You’ll love that because she’s a wonderful snuggler!

Oh, by the way, Miss Mattie loves treats! She has learned that when she does her business outside there’s always a treat waiting for her. She’s doing fairly well on housebreaking but will need lots of patience from her forever parents until she can get it mastered completely.

Miss Mattie frightens easily. She’s very shy and timid and extremely apprehensive around men. She is very submissive and needs to be in a forever home that can allow her to continue to develop and gain more confidence as she grows.

Whether playing with a toy, wrestling on the floor, snuggling up to watch television, Miss Mattie always wants to be close to her human pack leader. Miss Mattie will be the happiest in a forever home where at least one of her parents is at home most of the time. She’ll also need the companionship of another dog in the household, too. Because Miss Mattie frightens so easily, it’s not a good idea to have her around small children. She has been known to growl and snap when she feels threatened.

Miss Mattie is going to make a wonderful family member in her forever home!She is spayed, microchipped, current on her vaccinations, heart worm negative and is on preventative.

Miss Mattie is located near Dennison, Texas.

If you are interested in adoption please fill out our Adoption Application. If you would like more information, please contact Beth.

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.

June 6, 2009


Miss Mattie has been Adopted!

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