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Shelby

Gender: Female
Breed: Hound
Secondary Breed: Mix
Status: Adoptable

ONE HAPPY & SWEET GIRL:  8 years old / 77 lbs. and needs to lose weight.  Mostly Mutts adoption center is open Mon-Sat. 11-4pm.  Some of us are in foster homes so please call 770-272-6888 1st to find out if I’m available to meet during the week.   Hi, my name is Shelby!  I have quickly become a volunteer favorite – and it is no wonder, given my playful and loving nature as well as my sweet tail-waggin’ disposition.  Belly rubs while I lay at your feet are wonderful and my favorite toys are squeaky and tennis balls. My silly side really comes out when I play!  And – as if sweet and playful was not enough, I am pretty smart too! I know to ‘sit’ for my food … and I sit to encourage you to throw the ball for me too! I’m a proud graduate of the Mostly Mutts University program, and in addition to ‘sit’, I’ve learned the ‘down’, ‘stay’, ‘come’, ‘drop it’, ‘leave it’, and ‘go to your place’ commands, loose leash walking, proper door etiquette, and accepting nice strangers without jumping. My potty manners have been very good on the shelter schedule and I nuzzled my temp. foster mom’s leg and pawed at her shoes to ask her to go out, so cute! I need to lose some weight, so let’s be active and healthy together! Since I love to play fetch with tennis balls, if you'll toss the ball for me that would be a great way for me to get some exercise each day. I’ve met some dogs at MM’s and liked some of them and didn’t like others, so if you have doggie at home, let’s meet and see if we’ll be good friends. I’m such a friendly sweetheart, so it’s no surprise that when I met a nice 10-year-old boy and his younger sister at the MM shelter – I did great with them! I was also very sweet and gentle with the two girls in my temp. foster home who were a little younger than the boy and girl I met at MMs and I had so much fun hanging out with the second graders at a local elementary school. I laid on my back in the middle of the classroom and soaked up all the pets and love I could get from the students, and at one point I laid with two girls with my head in one girl’s lap and my paw resting on the other’s knee. I had so much fun, I wish I could go to school every day! A home with kids around 10 (or maybe a little younger) for me to love will likely be a good fit for me, so if you have kids let’s meet. Basically, I’m an all-around great dog who loves to please my people. I didn’t bark much in my temp. foster home, but I did make a little noise at night. It turns out I’m a bit of a snorer, LOL. What can I say I just get so comfy during a good sleep! Speaking of getting comfy, I get a little stiff after laying down for a bit, and I may need your help getting back on my feet. I’m on a medication for pain and inflammation to help with this and getting down to a healthy weight will likely help too. I also have some trouble going up the stairs, so the less stairs the better for me. I’ve started on a medication called Apoquel for my allergies, which we suspect are seasonal. I had a benign mammary tumor and a level 2 mast cell carcinoma mass removed. The latter could re-occur or not, we’re not sure, so just ask about that.  Energy level: 4-6.  I'm current on vaccinations, micro-chipped, spayed, and my adoption fee is $299.00 which also includes an engraved name tag, Martingale collar and leash.

 

 

Our Mission

The mission of Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue and Adoption, Inc. is to work closely with animal control officers and other rescue organizations to reduce the number of animals entering into and being euthanized at local shelters.  Mostly Mutts provides housing, health care, training, physical and emotional care to adoptable animals, while we work toward finding them a loving home.  Mostly Mutts is also involved in the community with education and awareness programs primarily in the Metro Atlanta Area