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Madonna

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

A GREAT COMPANION-IN-THE-MAKING: 4 years old / Approx. 82 lbs. and needs to lose a lot of weight

I’m one lucky dog! The founder of Ride To Rescue saw a need for rescuing dogs that are living in rural situations without the medical care and human love that all dogs need! So, she went to work with the community, and I am one of those dogs that was rescued along with my puppies who have all been adopted! I participated in the prison foster/training program, and I’ve come a long way already but am very shy of new things and people. I was adopted, gained a lot of weight, and then was returned as it was not a good fit.

• OTHER DOGS/CATS/KIDS: I prefer to live without other dogs, but I can be around other calm dogs – such as going for walks with them, etc. In general, I don’t like being face to face with most other dogs / Cats unknown / Calm kids 15+ will be best for me as I met an 11- and 7-year-old and cautiously took treats from them when they sat calmly, but when they ran around, I was very uncomfortable and started shaking. I didn’t show aggression, and if kids respect me and my space – I do the same. I give a warning to please leave me alone or I try to find a safe place to get away. So, if you have 15+ age kids, lets meet.

• PERSONALITY/ENERGY LEVEL: I am just the sweetest girl who wants SO badly to establish human contact. I spent a good portion (perhaps all) of my life without it, so it is a slow, but steady adjustment and I am making progress every day. It is as if my brain is sending two conflicting signals – one side wants to run, but the other side has me wagging my tail and coming closer for affection. Once I trust you, I am very loving and sweet, but gaining my trust takes time and patience. I respect and follow the good leadership of my foster parents who are trainers and will be happy to talk with you; the MM training team is always happy to help! / My energy level is currently 3-5 but will likely be more like 4-6 once I’m adjusted in my new family.

• SKILLS/CRATE/POTTY: I'm a proud graduate of the Mostly Mutts University training program, so, I've mastered the 'sit', 'stay', 'down', 'come', 'drop it', 'leave it' and 'place' commands. I also use proper door etiquette and have good leash manners as well as accept nice strangers without jumping. My fosters take me for 3 walks a day which is helping me get in better shape. It will likely take time to trust and show you my skills in my new home, so I'll need you to be patient / I am quiet and did well in my little room at the shelter and occasionally greeted the volunteers with a nice ’Howwwl’ and sometimes a full-body tail wag when happy to see them – so cute. In my foster home I sleep on a dog bed at night and not in a crate / My potty manners were good in the prison/foster training program and have also been great in my foster home. I would rather hold it than go in the house.

• LIKES/DISLIKES: I love Pup-Peroni treats and slow, gentle people as well as gentle petting. As my confidence grows, so does my love of the kind people who care for me. I'd love a quiet home without a lot of folks coming and going and a good leader to follow like my foster parents are / I am frightened of loud sounds or anything that startles me and new situations and people. It's a bit challenging for me to be in crowds, too.

• MEDICAL: I'm current on vaccinations, micro-chipped and spayed.

I am looking for a loving and patient family who will be patient and slowly expose me to new things and not overwhelm me, perhaps that's you! 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