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Phoebe D171213

Pug / Miniature Pinscher / Mixed (short coat) / Female / Young

Details about Phoebe D171213

  • ID D171213
  • Adopted for Adoption
  • Dog
  • Black with Tan, Yellow or Fawn
  • Coatlength: Short
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Good with Dogs: Yes
  • Good with Adults: All
  • Reaction to New People: Cautious

More about Phoebe D171213

  • Energy Level: Moderate
  • Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor Only

Name: Phoebe
Age: 6 months on 6/25/17
Gender: Female
Breed: Pug / Miniature Pinscher
Weight: 9 lbs
Dog friendly: Yes, requires a canine companion
Cat friendly: TBD
Kid friendly: Older considerate children only
House Trained: In progress
Crate Trained: In progress
Energy level: Puppy!
History: Owner surrender
Adoption Fee: $350


From the Foster:  Phoebe is an adorable 6 month old miniature pinscher/ pug mix. When she looks at you with her little puppy eyes you will fall instantly in love! 

Phoebe loves to play: inside with toys or outside chasing her dog friend, it is all fun for her. When she is inside her favorite place is next to her dog friend on the dog bed or couch. She is loving squeaky toys! In fact, when they fall on the ground she whines at her fallen toy, hoping that somehow it will levitate back on the couch. Sometimes we can't help but take pity on her and help her out and other times her dog friend will pick it up and bring it to her (even though we all know that she is perfectly capable of getting it herself).

Now that we have gained her trust, she is loving pets on the couch with tummy rubs and head scratches. Her trusted humans are allowed to pet her, even if she isn't so sure about new people touching her. She is enjoying walks with her dog friend and stays close to them, even if getting the leash on makes her a little nervous. She has even done well at our dog park and loves to stretch her legs running there.

Even though she has learned a lot, Phoebe will need patience and positive reinforcement to overcome her nervousness with new people. When in new places or around new people, she will be nervous and seek out comfort from her dog friend, trusted people, or safe place. A friendly sibling will help with this as she has much more confidence around her dog friend. 
Phoebe would love to find her forever home that has another friendly dog. Being with another dog has helped her feel safe and adjust to new situations. She has done well with meeting younger children and hasn't shown any inclination to nip or bite, but she would do best in a house without young children because of how shy she is of them right now.  She's also a barker, so a home WITHOUT shared walls would be ideal :)