||3-6 years (has tartar on teeth)
||5 lb-15 lb
|How does this animal behave around men?
||A little bit shy/scared of men
Will warm up given time
|How does this animal behave around women?
||A little bit shy/scared of women
Will warm up
|How does this animal behave around children under 10 years old?
||Seems afraid of children
Afraid of small childrenMerriann does not feel comfortable around quick, unpredictable movements.
|How does this animal behave around strange animals?
||Runs up to them to play
Greets appropriately (nose to tail sniffing)
Will show the other animal their side or back end
No sense of personal space, just gallops up to the other animal and expects the other animal to be fine with that
|DOGS: How does this dog behave around other dogs and high value food, treats or toys? Check all that apply:
||Lets the other dog take it.
Posture is relaxed, no muscles tensed.
Seems very carefree and unconcerned about holding onto food or toys when other dogs are around.
Marriann adores playing and snuggling together with other dogs
|How does this animal behave around cats?
||That cats feel safe enough to use this dog as a couch
No interest in cats, other than gets all very well
||Already wearing a collar and used to it
Seems very well leash trained, walks nicely on leash
Partially housebroken, but doesn’t know how to tell you when needs to go outside
Can hold it overnight even if not crated
||Needs a fence 6 feet high
||Loves the car, rides great. Sits in back seat
Jumps right in
Sleeps during car rides
Wonderful driving buddy! Will need a backseat barrier so she will not jump into the front seat.
||We haven’t tried to trim nails yet
||Hello, I’m a very affectionate girl when I get to know you. I will ask for belly rubs and for you to hold my paw.
I tend to be an escape artist when I’m not with you and will go looking for you. I promise to be your best friend and companion given time, I’m very skiddish for the first few weeks. I am a quick learner accept I haven’t learned to understand some English words yet.