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November 14, 2005

Meet Sophie!

Sophie is a red rough four-year-old. She is a typical Griffon, staying as close as possible to her Mom. You couldn’t ask for a more delightful companion, very easy-going, accommodating, and smart as can be. She loves to sit beside you and have her ears scratched.

Sophie is completely housebroken, crate-trained and lead-trained. She is up to date on her shots and is spayed. She weighs ten pounds.

Because Sophie’s caregivers have always been women, she is naturally reticent around men, barking and shying away, especially when she is startled. However, when the man is sitting down or when her Mom is holding her when the man is present, she is very accepting of the situation. She sleeps with her Mom and Dad, curled up in the crook of her Dad’s knees.

Sophie gets along well with older children and other pets. One of her cutest tricks is that when you sing to her, she dances. She also likes to hide her treats all over the house, thinking she is out-foxing her Mom.

Sophie will require a stay-at-home Mom and a kind, patient, understanding Dad who will let Sophie bond with him in her own time and on her own terms.

You will not be disappointed if you adopt this precious little girl into your family.

Sophie is located in Grove OK.

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

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.




January 10, 2006

Update!

Sophie has been Adopted!

January 11, 2005
From Sophie's new family:

We arrived home around 9:00 p.m. last evening. Sophie handled the trip like a trooper. She has been eating and drinking and playing with Bradley. We were shocked at how fast she settled in here. She loves the yard and we have gone out and played several times today since they were in the camper so long. We love her already. She no longer shakes and pants in the car. I believe the trip in the RV helped because she was able to run and explore while hearing the sound of the motor. By the time we took her to the Vet today she was not at all afraid in the automobile. She loved to be out with me on her leash today in our back yard. What an adventure. She and Bradley were actually chasing one another. I could hardly keep the leashes detangled.




Bradley and Sophie



Bradley, Sophie and Mom



As you can see she handeled the trip like a real champ
and even wanted to help me cook dinner on the trip home.
She loved the RV.


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