Available for Adoption
Pet ID # 20-0350
Saint Paul, MN
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- DOB: 06/01/2014
- Requires another dog in home: Yes, needs another dog
- Okay with dogs of all sizes: Yes
- Okay with cats: With dog savvy cats
- Okay with children under 12 years old: Very skittish so likely not
- Weigh: 17 pounds
- Requires a fenced yard: Yes, MUST have a fenced yardNote: dogs must always be leashed whenever outside of a contained area
Hello, my name is Maple Syrup. I am a very stunning, quiet, and extremely shy adult female Shiba Inu. I grew up in a commercial puppy mill and do not have a lot of experience with living in a home. I am doing my best to be brave, but get easily alarmed with commotion and loud noises. A routine, calm environment and a Forever Family with shiba inu experience would be best for me.
I am working on my “dog” skills – I am not a big fan of crates or leashes. My foster mom is very patient with me and said my new family will need a secure fenced yard and so I can do my business and use up some energy. I do follow the other dogs in the house in and out of the house and foster mom keeps close watch on me. I am slowly learning to trust people and interact with the humans in my foster home. Because I am skittish, I have been slow to learn basic commands, training and learn that leashes and kennels are important to keep me safe. By the way, foster mom tried to put me in one of those soft crates to no avail. Truth is, I simply chuckled to myself and said, “nice try mom!”
Anyway, all that said, I am an incredibly sweet girl who gets along with cats and other dogs. As a matter of fact, my new home will need to have a canine companion for me who will help me learn to trust and feel comfortable in my surroundings. I am not destructive and quite frankly my idea of a good time is lounging on my dog bed and watching the goings on around me in an attempt to figure you people out…but let me tell you…that is not an easy task because you all are very complex! Hee, hee!! I have not yet played with any toys or met any kids, but I do have a good appetite and will eat if there is nobody watching me. I really am a super sweet girl with an enormous heart, and I would love to find a furever home with a patient family who not only promises to love me unconditionally and not give up on me but who will also allow me to come out of my shell in my own time and on my terms. Will you please be my furever family?? I promise I will love you more than I love myself even if it does take a bit of time for me to show it! Love, Maple Syrup
Many of our dogs are obtained from commercial breeders where they spent their lives getting comfort from their canine friends. In turn, most require another companion dog in their forever home in order for them to feel safe. If you are interested in a particular dog, and do not currently have a dog residing with you, please understand that your home might not be the right fit for many of our dogs.
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