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Avery

Gender: Female
Breed: Chihuahua
Status: Adoptable
SHY BUT LEARNING TO TRUST AGAIN:  5 years old / 11 lbs.
 
Hi, I’m Avery!  I came to Mostly Mutts from animal control very shut down.  Now, I am in a foster home where my foster is seeing progress as I slowly come out of my shell and show what a sweet girl I am! My new nickname is BrAvery as I have shown how brave I am each day.
 
• OTHER DOGS/CATS/KIDS:  I get along with the low-energy dog in my foster home and she has helped me learn how to play, so let’s meet if you have a sweet dog at home already / I’m friendly with the laid-back kitty in my foster home, let’s meet / I met the grandkids (ages 4 and 7) in a calm situation and did well with them. I do want a quieter, calm type home, so if you have children that are very  gentle, calm and quiet natured, let’s meet and best no toddlers that may fall on me.
 
• PERSONALITY/ENERGY LEVEL: Whatever life change found me at animal control has been tough and left me confused and scared.  As a result, it took some time for my personality to show through in my foster home. Though I’m still shy and timid right now, I want to be friends with people and trust them again, so give me time to settle in and get comfortable with accepting love. / My energy level is 3-5.
 
• SKILLS/CRATE/POTTY:  I walk well on my leash and enjoy my walks with my foster mom. I will go into my crate if you tell me to “crate up”, and it’s easiest to put my harness and leash on while I’m in the crate so I can’t run away. I’m also learning the “come” command and how to fetch and return. Please use caution when opening doors as I wouldn’t want to get out and get lost or hurt and I’m very fast – my foster mom says I remind her of a little deer. / I’m well-behaved in my crate during the day while my foster mom is at work, and at night I sleep in a comfy dog bed (not in the crate). / My potty habits have been good in my foster home, with an occasional accident when I’m nervous.
 
• LIKES/DISLIKES:  I really like an environment that is calm and quiet. I have started greeting my foster mom with tail wags when she comes home, but I can still be skittish around her at times (though a bologna treat always helps). / I don’t like being rushed, and a busy household with lots of activity or coming and going would not be good for me.  Possibly due to being shut down, I don’t like being picked up just yet. I will let people gently pet me on my back, but I get nervous about hands around my face.  Hopefully, with patience and love from my new family, I will slowly become more comfortable with these things.
 
• MEDICAL:  I'm current on vaccinations, micro-chipped and spayed. I’m on a mild anti-anxiety medication, which is helping with my fearful nature.
 
I am looking for a calm environment where a loving and patient family will make me a cherished member of their home.  My adoption fee is $299.00, and I’m located in Kennesaw, Ga.

 

 

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