located in Calgary
This animal is currently an Animal in Care with AARCS and is not available for adoption at this time. Please note that applications will NOT be accepted for this animal until they are posted as available on our Adoptable Animals page. Our website is updated daily so please keep checking back on their progress and availability. Thank you for choosing to rescue!
Photos courtesy of K:10 Photography
March is THE spunky, fun loving, young lady you need to meet!
March (lovingly known as Missy in her foster home) is a medium sized shepherd mix. Under no fault of her own, she has already had some ups and downs already in life, but her personality and spunk do not let that show. She is a fun, loving, smart, active pup who loves meeting people and other dogs. Her tail is always wagging full steam ahead, and lovingly greets us when we arrive home for the day. She is a quick learner and has many tricks up her sleeves (so to speak). Her forever home should continue work on basic manners so that she can become a well-rounded addition to your family.
She does great with our resident dogs, and in the past has done well with older children (10 years and older). She loves playing with her foster fur siblings and is a very social pup. She loves going for walks, but could use some additional loose leash training, but also loves balls, belly rubs, car rides and cuddling…hopefully you can handle her laying on top of you cuz she will make herself right at home …she thinks she’s a small puppy still! But the cuddles and snuggles are sweet either way! If you are sitting down, she will come and rest her head on you and take a nap. During car rides, she settles down very quickly and is very well-behaved. She would love to go on adventures and road trips with you!
She came from a very loving family who sadly couldn’t afford to take her to the vet but knew at the time that something was wrong. Her family consisted of older fur siblings and some of the human variety as well!! Her family made the hard decision to get her the care that she needed. When she first came into care, we knew she was loved. She was already so well behaved and knew some fun tricks! Now she is also fully house trained, and crate trained! When she needs to go outside, she will sit at the back door. She sleeps in her crate every night as we acknowledge the importance of crate training in case she ever needs to stay in a crate overnight somewhere (vet, friends house, etc). She sleeps through the night and won’t make a fuss til it’s time to get up for the day.
Currently this sweet young lady is on crate rest with supervised activity and pain medications while she heals from a hip fracture. If the fracture doesn’t heal on its own, she may require surgery. We are told both the fracture and surgery are common; but may lead to some long term and/or future care needs. The AARCS adoptions coordinator, the medical team, and the foster home are all happy to discuss this with you. With that, March is truly looking for a long term commitment from a loving family, individual or couple that offer her a true FOREVER home, no matter what comes up in the future for her.
March would love to find a forever home that is game for some fun adventures where she can continue to meet lots of people, dogs and explore new things. If she sounds like a good fit for your home and lifestyle, she would love to meet you! If you are interested in becoming her forever home, please apply to meet her!
Good with Cats?
Not tested with Cats yet
Good with Dogs?
Yes, Good with Dogs
Good with Kids?
Yes, Good with Kids
Does this Animal have Special Needs?
Yes, Medical Special Needs
Currently she is healing from a hip fracture. She may have long term or future care needs.