Foster Location: Carthrage, MO
Age: 8 years DOB: 01-01-12
Kids: Yes, 8yrs or older
Adoption fee: $500
Fenced Yard: Preferred
Truely came into the SNAFU Rescue via a breeder release. Her breeder wanted her to be placed in a loving home and spend the rest of her years as a spoiled and cherished pet.
Truely is a relaxed, calm, lazy little frenchie girl who loves just hanging out and being around her people. At times, she has a skittish disposition when she is unsure of new people or new surroundings. She is a true velcro frenchie that wants to be able to see you, hear you and be near you as she finds comfort being surrounded by her people. Truely enjoys to snuggle, cuddle and her absolute favorite...nap time! She uses her doggy stairs with confidence to seek the comfort of the couch or her foster family's bed. If Truely is too lazy to use them, she will find one of many comfy dog beds on the floor to curl up and lay her precious head on to take a much desired snooze. She is starting to discover the joys of toys, especially the ones that make the crinkle sound! Truely loves a good chew on her favorite bones. She isn’t a picky girl as she loves nylabones, antlers and Yak sticks. After a chew session, yep you guessed it, TT (as her foster family calls her), can be found right back in a comfy spot to grab a nap. She enjoys to chill most of the time and is just starting to enjoy the smells of the outdoors. She occasionally will find a burst of energy and will run zoomies around the fenced-in yard with her two frenchie foster sisters. Truely gets along great with them but sudden movements by her furry friends can cause her pause and she will retreat to her safe spot, her crate. Truely is experiencing a big change and is in need of a patient and understanding family that will gently guide her into the ways of pet life and teach her what is expected of in her adoptive home. TT has been introduced to small active children and they make her a bit nervous. She can be a little skittish at first but as long as they don’t move too quickly she will eventually be fine. Although Truely is not aggressive towards children but because of her uneasiness, we feel she would do best with gentle, respectful, dog savvy children over the age of 8 years old. She should be supervised when she is around children to make sure both she and they are kept safe. As with all of our dogs, slow introductions to other dogs in the household is a must and we feel she would do best around an easy-going, small submissive dog or equally okay as an only pet.
Truely is still working on potty training. She is making amazing progress and her foster family reports her accidents are fewer and further between. Truely’s adoptive family will need to find a signal for potty in addition to being patient and willing and able to keep her on a regular and consistent schedule for her continued training. Her foster family reports she no longer potty’s in her crate and is fully crate trained. Truely finds comfort in her safe spot as she happily will curl up for a nap in her crate when her foster family leaves for work or sleeps the night away in her X-pen at bedtime. Since TT is such a great cuddler we know she would love to share a bed with her adoptive family!
Medically, Truely seems to be in good health. She has been spayed, updated on vaccinations/dewormings, heartworm tested, microchipped, had her palate trimmed and has been given the okay to adopt by our veterinarian.
Truely would do best in a house with a fenced yard as she has not yet mastered how to walk on a leash. However, a ground level apartment with minimal stairs (she is apprehensive with more than 2-3 stairs at a time) would be just fine if there is an adjacent fenced-in area. She would be very happy and do best with a quiet family that spends time at home as she really craves to be around her people at all times. Given her calm and sweet nature, we also think she'd love to go work with her new family if they wanted to take her with them to their quiet office. If her people are not able to take her to work with them, no problem at all - she's completely happy sleeping the day away in her crate or X-pen as long she has a warm soft blanket and her people can arrange for a mid-day potty break for her! Truely deserves to be spoiled with many toys, bones, unconditional love and patience! She will forever be a loyal companion.
If you feel like your family might be the perfect forever home for Truely, please submit an adoption application for her today!
NOTE: Please note that it will likely be at *least* a 3-4 week minimum before you hear back from us after submitting an adoption application. We typically accept for new applications for a period of 7 days or until 20 applications have been received for any newly available dog. After that time period, the applications are sent on to the foster family for review and that usually takes from at *least* a few days to a week to sort through the applications, etc. :-) Most of our dogs receive several applications so this process does take some time, especially on dogs who are more popular for one reason or another. We do require phone interviews to be conducted between the foster family and potential adopters, vet reference checks and a home visit to be conducted for all potential adopters, if they are selected as the top choice applicant, which will also take time to complete. That being said, we do always let our applicants know if they are chosen or not. :-)
IF you happen to not be chosen, please don't feel discouraged as, again, we usually get several applications for each dog, and sometimes it can be very difficult to choose just one adopter. In those cases, we usually offer to keep the applications for adoption on file for any future dogs that come into our rescue. :-)
ALL adopters are required to come and pick up their adopted dogs in person from the dog's foster home (we do not ship any of our dogs). Please have road/driving transport plans in place to pick up an adopted dog before you apply! While we are not against adopters flying a foster dog in cabin on a commercial flight, please keep in mind that many are not good candidates for flying due to size and/or being a brachycephalic/short nosed breed.
If an adopter can not keep one of our grads, for any reason at all, at ANY point in time, they *must* be willing and able to return their adopted dog to his/her original foster home, despite distance and any costs that would be required to do so.