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Gertrude

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

FUN, ACTIVE AND READY TO LEARN! - 2 years old / 55 lbs.

Hello!  My name is Gertrude.  I came to Mostly Mutts when my family (only had me for 4 months) realized that I was a bit too much doggie for them.  I’ll be a great dog for a family that wants to be active with their furry friend (that will have to be after my Heart worm treatment – see medical below) & enjoys training them too! I am currently in the prison foster/training program offsite & learning so much! Please inquire at 770-272-6888 to find out when I’m available to meet.     
 
• OTHER DOGS/CATS/KIDS:  I met a few dogs at Mostly Mutts & in the prison/foster program & I played well with the dogs I’ve met, though am known to be a bit of a rough player, so let’s meet if you have other dogs! / Cats unknown / I got to meet a few kids (10+) at Mostly Mutts & did well with them, but I did get a little jumpy when they ran, so much excitement! So, if you have kids around that age, let’s meet as I’m a big girl who sometimes doesn’t realize my size.
 
• PERSONALITY/ENERGY LEVEL:  I am a sweet, affectionate & playful girl.  I am quite curious & let my nose lead me on my walks.  I am very active & need my energy channeled into learning all I need to know to be a great companion / My energy level is high at 6-8.  Perhaps we could try some thinking toys since I can’t be overly physically active right now. 
 
• SKILLS/CRATE/POTTY:  I am a graduate of the Mostly Mutts University training program! This means that I have mastered the following commands: ‘sit’, ‘down’, ‘stay’, ‘come’, ‘drop-it’, ‘leave it’, ‘place’, loose leash walking on a gentle leader harness, proper door etiquette, and accepts friendly strangers without jumping. Also, please don’t leave me unattended in the yard until you know I won’t try to dig out. / My crate manners are good at Mostly Mutts and in the prison/foster program. Some nights my prison/foster human roommates let me sleep in the bed and I stay put and keep watch. / I have good on potty habits on the shelter schedule & in prison/foster program as well!
 
• LIKES/DISLIKES:  I love people & will choose them over toys any day.  I want to be wherever they are & don’t hesitate to jump up on a chair to be as close as possible.  I adore affection & will engage with toys if a person is involved.  Also, please have lots of sturdy chew toys for me as I do like to chew / I do get scared around new people and new smells- I am just learning and adjusting to the environments I am being exposed to, which I am thankful for. I also wouldn’t like it if I didn’t get the training, exercise & attention I crave.
 
• MEDICAL:  I wasn’t previously kept on a heartworm preventative, so I am heartworm positive.  Mostly Mutts will cover my treatment with their vet, so local adoption only, please.  I hope to be in my furever home when treatment starts!  I'm current on vaccinations, micro-chipped & spayed.
 
I am looking for a loving & active family committed to my continued training & to meeting my exercise needs.  My adoption fee is $299.00, & 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