Black Lab Mix Female in need of a Furever Home

Judeau and I celebrated National Dog Day on August 26th at an outdoor festival hosted by Brewhound a forthcoming dog park and bar in Neptune Beach (be sure to follow them on Instagram and Facebook, they are doing amazing work in the community!).

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We had an absolute blast and I bring it up now as a segway for the real reason for this post. For the last 4 days, the Bearded One and I have been fostering a stray pup who turned up in our neighborhood.

Animal Care & Protective Services held a Mega adoption event all weekend and was unable to perform any intake services.

I would like to successfully rehome her to a loving, secure, and trustworthy person or family.

Found 9/6 | No Microchip | Not sure if she is spayed or not

Around 2-3 years old (give or take, still very much a puppy)

Incredibly sweet and loving with lots of energy

Walks well on a leash | Knows how to sit | Fast learner | Eager to please

 

Here is her story:

The tall, long-haired human keeps calling me Pretty Girl, so I guess I will go with that for now. When she came up to me on the street I was really scared at first. People have been kind of mean as I’ve been wandering around telling me to get away and it hurts my feelings. It has been a crazy time traveling around – there have been some fun smells, but honestly I can’t remember a lot of it anymore except the being scared part – and I was so hungry!

This human knelt down and put meat slices on the ground and they smelled pretty good. I followed a trail of them until I found a big bowl of wet (which I ignored for a while because I just wanted more meat slices… she kept saying turkey but I just call it delicious). But then I drank some and it was pretty reviving.

Now I sit on the patio and watch dragonflies and wait for her to come out and give me food and pets. I get so excited when that door opens I just want to jump and hug but she makes me sit first before she will pet me. I always go the extra mile and give her my paw to shake. She really likes that!

I really really really want to follow her through the glass wall she opens but she won’t let me for some reason. I have a theory it is because of the furry potato pup that walks around inside. I can see him through the glass and he looks fun! But maybe he doesn’t want to play (although that seems pretty insane to me).

I like my patio because there is a whirling wind that blows directly on me when I lay on the soft rug and I can go outside whenever I want. But it gets a little lonesome. Sometimes a big bearded human comes out and he pets me a little bit and gives me treats. He keeps calling me Buretta Reynolds. I don’t get it but he seems to think it’s funny.

A couple of times over the last few days the tall, long-haired human looped a leash around my neck and we walked to the park and I LOVED IT! Then we came back and I got more treats. This is really almost the life, but I also feel like something is missing.

It would be so wonderful if a human family let me inside of their home and inside of their heart. It would be the absolute best.

UPDATE: Pretty Girl was adopted and is now Sammy! She has a loving home and a new “little” brother.

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