Available for Adoption
Pet ID # 20-0727
Organization Contact Info: Underdog Rescue MN P.O. Box 16453 St. Louis Park, MN 55416 email@example.com https://www.underdogrescuemn.com
- Fence Required: Any Type
- Housetrained: Yes
- Obedience Training Needed: Has Basic Training
- Exercise Needs: Moderate
- Shedding Amount: Moderate
- Grooming Needs: Low
- Owner Experience Needed: Species
- Reaction to New People: Cautious
- Activity level: Slightly Active
- Is Not Good with Cats
- Good with Dogs
- Good with Kids
- Older/ considerate kids only
More about Linda
- Somewhat vocal
- Requires a yard
- Eager To Please
Come to Underdog Headquarters (3345 Dakota Ave, St. Louis Park, 55416) for an Adoption Event on Tuesday, September 20th from 5 pm-6:30 pm if you want to meet me. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for questions regarding the dogs.
- DOB: 11/14/2017
- Requires another dog in home: No
- Okay with dogs of all sizes: Yes, sometimes picky about her friends
- Okay with cats: No, but has prey drive with squirrels
- Okay with children under 12 years old: Yes
- Weight: 68 pounds
- Requires a fenced yard: YesNote: dogs must always be leashed whenever outside of a contained area
Hello, my name is Linda. I am a lovely and smart Shepherd mix who loves to follow my people around the house to keep an eye on what they’re doing and hang out in the fenced yard. Sunshine and squirrels are the best!
As my people have earned my trust, I have become a bit of an evening couch-cuddler, but my favorite pastimes include gnawing on frozen Kongs, partaking in some tasty blueberries or butternut squash, sniffing AC units (I know, random right) and chasing squirrels. Yep, I have a high prey drive so cats are not a good fit for me. I am potty trained and crate trained. In fact, I will retreat to my crate when I need some alone time or am worried.
By the way, I am absolutely BRILLIANT!! I am potty trained, and I know a lot of commands like “sit”, “down”, “stay”, “come”, “kennel/crate”, “leave it”, “wait”, “outside”, “shake” (paw), “up”, “get into car”, “cross the road”, and I’m working on “heel”! My people tell me that I am a very smart girl!! When we have visitors to our house, I am a little cautious, but with slow introductions I am learning that visitors are good (especially the ones with treats!). We really are working hard on being polite with strangers and my forever family will need to continue working on this issue. I tend to warm up to women faster than men, but either way, once we get to know each other I am ready to give you all the love I have.
My foster dad will tell you that I am the best cuddler – I would agree!! It really is one of my favorite things to do, so hoping you have a big comfy couch where we will both fit!
I do need a fenced yard in my forever home, a place where I can chase squirrels and lounge in the sun. Chasing squirrels when we are on walks is one of my favorite things to do – not really my foster mom’s favorite thing so we are working on not being so reactive on the leash. She is doing a great job with training and redirecting me when I get distracted. Sometimes I can be reactive to other dogs, pedestrians, bikers, skateboarders, etc. – my foster family is practicing engage-disengage with me so that I can focus and build confidence when we are out and about. I am a very quick study, and my goal is to please my people! Continuing my training is important for my forever family – it would be a great way for us to bond and get to know each other.
I really am a smart and happy girl who loves to learn new things and help me with my confidence. The only thing missing from my life is a furever home with a patient person who will love me unconditionally, not give up on me and who is committed to helping me reach my full potential. Would you please be my furever family? I promise I am worth it, and I will love you more than I love myself!! Love, Linda
Please note that some of our dogs are obtained from shelters, surrendered to our care, or released from breeders. Each animal's bio is based on our experience of the animal within our care, an educated guess based on physical characteristics, temperament and information shared. Some of the animals come from situations where they are lacking experience in a home and confidence in humans. In turn, they require another companion dog and/or a fenced in yard in their forever home in order for them to feel safe. If you are interested in a particular dog whose bio states those needs and do not currently have them, please understand that your home might not be the right fit. Please use the filter on our Adoptable Dogs page to find the perfect match for your home.
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