November 13, 2008
is a seven pound petite little angel. She is shy at first, but
has become very loyal. She is wary of strangers and loves to bark
at them and other dogs. Willow does not like crowds or new situations.
She gets frightened very easily and stressed with too many people
around. She seems to appreciate the status quo and one on one
time with one or two people.
Every now and then she gets jolts of energy and will take off
running as fast as she can. So she likes to run and play a bit.
She likes other dogs and cats despite the fact that the cats are
bigger than she is. She has even tried to take over as pack leader
in the hierarchy of dogs.
Oh, but you have to watch Willow closely. She is an escape artist
and climber. She can climb fences and can’t be left to her own
devices because she will get into the cat food that is strategically
placed out of the reach of dogs.
Willow is house trained but hates the cold & rain and has to be
made to go outside in those circumstances as is typical for many
Griffons. That means her new “parents” will have to take her out
in the rain and go outside with her in the cold. But then she
loves to wear her sweater so that might help.
Willow is five years old. As good and as sweet as Willow is, she
is not a good dog for a family with an active social life. She
would not fare well with young children. She doesn’t travel well
Now to the right person or couple with patience and an established
home Willow would make a great, loving pet. Again, she is very
loyal and she is so loving. She has this “me first” attitude and
she will just throw herself at you to be loved on and petted once
she trusts you. It is really adorable. It’s heart melting the
way she looks up at you and paws you. If you don’t stop what you
are doing, she moves in closer and closer and the next thing you
know she is right in the middle of whatever you are trying to
do! That’s Willow! With time and patience she could likely overcome
some of her insecurities but one must be willing to accept her
as she is completely to earn her trust and become her forever
Willow is heartworm negative and on preventative. She is up to
date on all shots. microchipped, and spayed.
Willow is located in Pensacola, FL.
If you are
interested in adoption please fill out our Adoption Application. If you would like more information, please contact
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 10, 2008
Willow has been Adopted!
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