Velma and Daphne
What we love about these two shy beauties, is how much they love other dogs. That is definitely a theme for us at Thrive- we try our best to find dogs who like dogs as much as we do. We knew it would be some time before they were ready for adoption, so we sent them to Dusty Tails Lodge to get them acclimated to life among human kindness, and now, several months later, they are coming around. Here is Marlie’s report on the girls.
“These girls came to us when they were around 12-14 weeks old. They were beyond terrified and wanted nothing to do with people. They were perfectly happy being in their crates and being left alone. We gave them some time to acclimate to their new environment and then had them take turns each day being in a crate in the middle of the house, so they could get used to all the sounds, and sights that go along with being in a household with people and other dogs. We started to notice they loved to be around the other dogs, it was the humans they were very afraid of. If out in the yard with the other dogs they would run and play but as soon as they realized we were around they would scatter and run for their crates. I took turns attaching them to my waist and having them follow me all over the house and I would give them treats all day long. This really helped form a closer and more trusting bond with the girls.”
This cute little male Cattle Dog is neutered , house broken and ready to meet his new family!
She’s four years old, housebroken and she loves dogs.