Meet Roxy & D.O.G.!
(#3338 & #3339)
These two adorable and super friendly kids are just waiting for a full time forever home. For being so young, through no fault of their own they have had several home changes. We must admit, they are probably not purebred Brussels Griffons. The groomer cut off their beards which I must say took away the Griff look they did have. The beards will grow back!!
The foster parents for these two cuties have written up the following description:
They have settled in (which means they adapted beautifully to the routine here) and have finally been trained to know where to go to the washroom and to let us know when they need to go out.
They adore people including children and other dogs, are not territorial or aggressive in any way. They just want to please and in turn be loved. Both are enormously adoring and affectionate.
They have boundless energy. Are very amusing to watch at play as they do it so well and always want to include our Griff, Jack. They are good car travelers. We snap them into their car restraints and they are very well behaved.
We have crated them to sleep together in a large crate at night and they never complain. They are trained to sit and give a paw.
They go on daily walks which can be a challenge. They get very excited when they see someone new and get hyper with their enthusiasm to greet them. They love the outside world and find it so overwhelming they want to go see everything. Eventually they relax and walk properly. They are surprisingly strong and will need someone with a strong hand.
They love to watch the city life and do spend more time than I would like barking at that exciting life. Again, they are learning, but they are young (both around 3) and need to be reminded to mind their manners.
What we think they need:
To remain together. They have a very special bond and would likely be heartbroken to be split up.
To be in a home with a larger enclosed garden or a safe area where they can run - they need to run so being confined in a smaller house in a city environment with no regular access to space to burn off their energy would not be good. Room inside to wrestle - they do it several times a day!!
These two dogs have been raised by an elderly man who took them in when their elderly woman owner died. The gentleman loved them very much, but had to let them go when he moved to an assistive living facility.
These dogs are being fostered in the San Francisco, CA area.
If you are interested in adoption please fill out our Adoption Application. If you would like more information, please contact Diane Shelby 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.
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