Autumn

  • AARCS ID# A33637045
  • Female
  • Breed: Shepherd/Mixed
  • Dog
  • Est. DOB: 8/29/2016
  • Size: Medium
  • located in Calgary

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    Story

    Hello world! I’m Autumn!

    I’m a sweet, but shy girl looking for a special home to call my own. I find new situations to be quite overwhelming and I need a home that will be patient with me as I learn the ropes. I’d do best in a family that can set me up with a routine, as I find a lot of reassurance in the familiar. Structure, patience, and consistency are key to helping me come out of my shell and revealing the wonderful, loving companion that I am!

    I take a little while to warm up but I am well worth the wait! Once I feel safe, I love to treat my people to lots of cuddles and my charming side comes through – the side that enjoys treats, playtime (fetch, anyone?), and walks! Speaking of walks, there are a couple of things to note – I am dog reactive and traffic noise makes me super uneasy, so quieter routes are a must to ensure we both enjoy our strolls. Also, I will need to be the only animal in the home, and children are not a suitable match for me.

    I am super smart and already know all my basic commands! I’m house trained, have not shown any signs of separation anxiety, and did not break or chew anything that I wasn’t supposed to in my foster home! Oh, and have you seen my picture? I’m cute as a button! If that isn’t enough to get you to send in an adoption application, I don’t know what will!

    So, go on – click the ‘Adopt’ button above and let’s get to know each other!

    • AARCS_cat
      Good with Cats?
      NO CATS PLEASE!
    • AARCS_dog
      Good with Dogs?
      NO DOGS PLEASE!
    • AARCS_KidTested
      Good with Kids?
      NO KIDS PLEASE!
    • AARCS_SpecialNeeds
      Does this Animal have Special Needs?
      Yes, Behavioral Needs

      Shy dog that has shown some reactive behaviors and may develop resource guarding tendencies. Needs a home willing and able to manage her behavior with positive reinforcement, desensitization, and counter-conditioning.