July 18, 2003
Hello, my name is Trixie.
My father was a red rough Brussels Griffon and my mother was a schnauzer. I got
my dad's fabulous physic and my mom's nose (actually mine is a bit shorter than
heir's but I don't tell her that). I'm just a hair over a year old, spayed and
weigh in at a slim 9 pounds. My coat is really wirey and I'm a pretty red rust
I'm full of myself. It's
all about me you know. I'm smart and I'm true to my terrier heritage. Oh, I'm
wearing that bandage because I got in a scrap with a German Shepherd. I used to
run the fence between our yards and tell him off, but one day my leg slipped under
the chain link and he pulled me through it. I thought he was going to kill me.
But he just shook me up and then let me go. I got some stitches and had to wear
a splint for a week, but I'm okay now and use my leg and paw just like before.
My family decided after that they couldn't keep me anymore - guess I got into
trouble. Nobody told me barking at the Shepherd was bad.
I'm told I need a home that
can channel my energies. I was raised with two small children but I'm told that
older children would be better for me. I wriggle and sometimes "talk" when I get
picked up. I guess that scares some people. I'm just the talking type and I don't
mean anything by it but I guess we're working on that here and I'm learning not
to talk so much. Geez, it's a hard thing to do considering I'm Griffy and Schnauzer
and full of energy.
My foster home says I would be okay with one other small dog. My bed partner
is a guy named Skippy and he's really cool. My foster home says I also need someone
willing to take me to training school because I am so smart. But I don't know
what that means yet - I'll ask Skippy if he's been to school.
I like it here, they're
really nice to me and I've learned not to bark or fight with the dogs on the other
side of the fence but I would really like a home of my own. I'm a good eater,
walk on leash, good about my house manners and sleep in a crate if asked to. I
like toys too. Did I mention I'm very loyal?
If you think you might be
my forever home please contact Patt in central Wisconsin at 715 424-7847. You'll
have to talk to her.
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.
November 3, 2003
Trixie has been Adopted!
Here's a very cute picture of Trixie in her new home. She arrived and settled in just in time to be the greatest ever pumpkin for Halloween.
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