Snow came to us as a cruelty case, she needs a family that understands she needs time and patience to grow into an amazing dog. She has a double coat, which has come in incredibly soft almost silk-like. Mostly white with a few tan patches, she stands about 19 - 20 inches at the shoulder, 38-40 lbs. Her eyes have very distinct black edging as though she has on eyeliner. Some have thought she makes sounds or barks a bit like a husky.
Snow is an extremely loving and affection shepherd mix. She loves being near her people and is hoping you may be the one for her!
The Northern environment will likely suit her well, Snow loves to play in the water from a hose or just cool herself laying on the tile floor. We think she will love the snow just like her name. She walks well on a short leash and will stay right by your side. Her favorite toy is a simple laser pointer, she will play for hours. She is timid at first and will need patience to allow her time to adjust to all the new experiences that life is showing her. She has met other dogs and does well with dogs her own size. Snow was very underweight when she arrived and because of her not being feed on a daily basis she does not like to share her food with other dogs, she is feed separate to make her feel safe. She is very friendly and will do well in a home setting with older children (6yrs or older) would be best for Snow. Snow would do best with a routine schedule daily and a calm non hectic environment. She has meet the senior cat at her fosters house and had no interest in him, she smelled him and gave him a lick and that was it. Proper introductions are always suggested.
Snow is just looking for the right person to snuggle with.
Breed: Shepherd mix
Age: 2 years old
Weight: 40 pounds
Vaccinations: Up to date
BASED ON OUR OBSERVATIONS:
Good with Children: Yes- has been around a 6 year old and does well. Not fostering with children.
Good with Dogs: Yes- fostering with other dogs and does well with dogs her size slow introductions. Needs to be fed alone.
Good with Cats: Met the senior cat at her fosters house and had no interest, proper introductions are always suggested
Adoption Donation: 450.00
Interested in a specific dog, please fill out an application if you are interested in a dog. The number of individual inquiries is overwhelming and we are finding it difficult to respond to each one. We cannot guarantee you will receive a timely response.
Paws New England is a rescue, not a shelter, and as such we do not have our dogs housed in one location - they are in foster homes both in New England and in our southern foster homes. If you’re interested in a specific dog, please complete a short online application and you will receive a reply within 48 hours so you can ask questions.
At present, if a dog is listed on our website, the dog is considered still available HOWEVER, may have applications that have come in before yours but it’s still too early to know if any are a good match; therefore we encourage you to apply.
NOTICE WITH REGARD TO LOCATION OF DOGS: Please note: Paws New England is a foster-based rescue. We do not have a brick and mortar building to house the dogs we rescue. We have found that dogs in foster homes are much more adoptable because they have been observed in a home setting. Dogs listed with Paws New England typically reside in various locations throughout the south (primarily Tennessee, Texas, and Arkansas) and New England (not necessarily in the state of Rhode Island). You will be notified by the adoption coordinator of the location of the dog you are interested in so you have the ability to decide whether to pursue adoption or not.
Dogs transported to New England are done so at a fee of $150.00 paid directly to the transporting company by Paws New England; no additional transport costs are responsibility of adopter. This fee is included in the adoption donation.
Adoption donations cover pre-adoption vet costs (including vaccinations, spay/neuter when age appropriate, and heartworm testing/treatment when necessary), a microchip, and transportation to New England if necessary.
Donations for our young, healthy puppies and dogs support their fellow canines of advanced age or suffering from injuries and abuse whose donations are reduced but whose veterinary costs are typically much higher. We appreciate your understanding that your dog will help others in need.
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Paws New England abides by the dog importation regulations set forth in the states of MA, CT, NH and RI.