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"ESPERANZA"
Terrier Mix, 2-3 years, Spayed Female
Mass Humane Society - Partnership & Courtesy Post for PAWS New England
Meet Esperanza, is a spayed female Terrier Mix, about 2.7 years old, Up to date on all shots, HW negative. She is good dogs but no cats. Esperanza is a smiley, goofy, sweetheart of a dog, who loves everyone she meets. Ranza, as her foster mom affectionately calls her, finds something new to love everyday. She will gladly snuggle on the couch with you at night, greet you at the door whenever you get home, play with her toys, and her absolute favorite thing to do – go for rides in the car. If you love to travel and want someone to join you, then Ranza is the girl for you. Exploring new places makes her happy.

She loves her current doggie foster sister and can be found within five feet of her at almost all times. Ranza enjoys hanging out with both big and small dogs, but prefers to play with dogs closer to her own size. She would love to have at least one canine sibling in her new home. Although, she hasn’t yet met any cats – she enjoys chasing squirrels so a home without cats would be best. Ranza has mastered sit and is working towards wait and stay. She is also learning to take treats politely all the time – she gets excited about food and treats. She is housetrained and will tell you when she needs to go out. Ranza is crate trained and will happily sleep in her crate at night or when you need to leave the house for a few hours and can’t take her with you. Esperanza loves to have fun and is looking for a forever home to take her on new adventures.

Esperanza is a special needs dog – but she doesn’t seem to know that, and it doesn’t slow her down. You see Ranza has a neurological disorder that causes her to not be able to use her front legs correctly and have problems with keeping her balance. Unfortunately, this is a degenerative disorder and will eventually get worse. Her neurologist cannot predict how quickly the progression will occur, as each dog is different, but we plan on letting her experience as much of this world and have as much fun as she wants for as long as possible.

Because of her special needs – Ranza needs a home without a lot of stairs as these can be hard for her. She would also do best in a home without small children because if she is moving fast she sometimes has to use the person she is moving towards to stop her forward motion. She also leans on whoever is closest to her if she has been standing for a long time and doesn’t always realize if that person is smaller than her. Walks for Ranza, need to be on the shorter side as she scuffs her front feet when she walks and this can occasionally cause small abrasions on her feet. Although comfortable in her crate, if she has to spend a full day in her crate – she symptoms can be exacerbated for the next day or two.

Esperanza has so much love to give. If you have room in your heart for this very special girl, we’d love to hear from you!

Adoption donation: $200

Dogs transported to New England are done so at a fee of $125.00 paid directly to the transporting company by Paws New England; no additional transport costs are responsibility of adopter. This fee is included in the adoption donation.

Visit the Paws New England website below for an adoption application and answers to your most Frequently Asked Questions: Paws New England

For more information about this particular dog, please email: PAWSNECoordinator@gmail.com
"OONA"
Lab Mix, 6 years, Spayed Female
Mass Humane Society - Partnership & Courtesy Post for PAWS New England
Meet 6 years young Oona! she is spayed, up to date on shots, HW prevention, ok with dogs but prefers to be only dog, and she is ok with cats. She was surrendered to the Tipton shelter in October with her friend, Oran (also listed). Upon arrival they were confused and terrified.

The non-stop barking of dogs were understandably frightening. They stayed in the shelter for 2 months until the kind folks at Paws and Claws pulled them to safety. They have now joined PAWS in hope of finding a forever family that will truly love them. Though they arrived together, we do not believe they are bonded. They have been separated with no complications and seem just as happy. Though they could certainly be adopted together (waived donation), we believe they can happily live apart.

Oona is now fostering in TN. She now has a nice bed with soft blankets and plenty of toys. Oona spent her entire life being an outside dog and she is adjusting to life as an inside dog. Her foster mom continues to work on her potty training and says Oona is doing well. Oona continues to work on her socialization with other dogs. She lacks confidence, as we are certain she was never socialized properly. Her foster mom continues to work on this every day. Oona was heart worm positive but went through treatment in January. She is ready to travel north!

**Update: Oona is an incredibly affectionate girl. She loves to be held and while rocking on her foster moms porch swing. This girl has never known a loving hand or warm bed until now. She continues to work on his housebreaking and has mastered the doggy door. She will need a family who will continue to work on this. And would love a home with a doggy door or with a family who is home to let her out often. We hope someone will consider giving her a second chance at happily ever after.

Adoption Donation: $250

Visit the Paws New England website below for an adoption application and answers to your most Frequently Asked Questions: Paws New England

For more information about this particular dog, please email: PAWSNECoordinator@gmail.com
"FANNY"
Miniature Pinscher, 5 years, Spayed Female
Mass Humane Society - Partnership & Courtesy Post for PAWS New England
Fanny is a 5 year old spayed pure bred (not that we care) Miniature Pinscher. Up to date on all shots, HW prevention. Her color is called “Clear Red.” That means her fur is all red with no black hair mixed in. She is larger than your average Min Pin, at about 16 pounds and could lose a few pounds. But that sound pretty perfect to us! Fanny has a beautiful face and a sweet personality. Her foster mom just adores her!!

She is currently fostering with small dogs and a cat, and co-exists with them peacefully! Fanny would be fine in a home with out without other animals, though she enjoys hanging out with her canine and feline friends, she’s not the playful type. She can be shy to warm up, so a period of adjustment should be expected. But her foster mom reports that she’s an absolute doll who would love to snuggle up in your lap!

We think Fanny would do great in a quiet house. She’s not currently fostering with kids, but due to her initial shyness, we think she’d do best with older kids. She likes men and woman equally. She is just a very low key girl who thinks her whole purpose in life is to be loved on by an adoring human!

We hope this sweet girl will be traveling to New England soon, and we will update her bio as we get to know her!

**Update:

Fanny arrived in New England on 2/13 and is settling into her foster home. She’s a shy girl who is warming up to her foster family. She loves to sit with her foster dad and just relax on the couch. She is currently fostering with other dogs and two cats. Fanny has done well with her canine foster siblings, but does enjoy time alone and doesn’t really play with them. She has done fine with the cats and doesn’t really interact with them. But she does wish that one of her feline foster siblings would stop chasing her!! She truly loves her people the best and is a great companion! Fanny enjoys taking walks and continues to work on her leash manners. She continues to work on her potty training and will need reinforcement in her forever home. Fanny has not been tested with kids, but loud noises can startle her, so we think a home without toddlers would be best.

If you’re looking for the perfect lap dog to be your new best friend, Fanny would love to be considered!

Adoption Donation: $450

Visit the Paws New England website below for an adoption application and answers to your most Frequently Asked Questions: Paws New England

For more information about this particular dog, please email: PAWSNECoordinator@gmail.com





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