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Bianca: classic example of a Covid adoption

Information:

Name: Bianca

Gender: F

Breed: x Portuguese podengo

Age: d-o-b: September 2020

Size: small-medium (11kg, 40cm)

Others: dewormed, vaccinated, sterilised

Story, Personality, Others:

Bianca was adopted in June 2021, when people were staying at home during the pandemic and needed an excuse to be walking on the street. Having a dog was a good excuse to leave home legally and also a way to keep the children busy at home and not demanding permanent attention of the parents.

A family with 2 children came to adopt Bianca. We always want to trust the people adopt a dog for life but they obviously wanted a dog as long as the pandemic lasted.

Bianca was returned in October 2021, when people went back to work in their offices. Apparently she has too much energy, she needs to run. But they adopted a podengo cross of less than one year old, what did they expect?

Bianca is a very sweet dog. She loves human attention, she is gentle, cuddly and friendly. She is young and energetic so she would fit a family with active lifestyle. She is friendly with other dogs. She walks well on the leash.

Lexa: sweet little puppy

Information:

Name: Lexa

Gender: F

Age: d-o-b: 30 May 2021

Size: will be small-medium (now 6kg)

Others: dewormed, vaccinated

Story, Personality, Others:

Lexa was surrendered to the shelter with her siblings by someone who did not have their dog sterilised, she had puppies, and the only plan they had was to dump the puppies in the shelter.

Lexa is the last of the puppies, the siblings have been adopted. She is very sweet, gentle and cuddly. She likes attention and to be on the lap. She is sweet with other dogs. Just a little sweetie.

Fabio: misunderstood puppy, he thought he was doing well

Information:

Name: Fabio

Gender: M

Age: d-o-b: 15 March 2021

Size: medium (16kg, 45cm)

Others: dewormed, vaccinated, castrated

Story, Personality, Others:

Fabio was found on the street as a puppy. Then he was rehomed, he went to a home where he spent 3 weeks but he was returned. He got very attached to his owners and thought he should defend them against everyone so he was barking at visitors that were coming to the house. He thought he was doing well… He is still a young dog so he can be educated to behave differently. And preferably he should go to a home with another dog to have an example how to behave.

Apart from this he is actually very gentle, he loves cuddles and belly rubs – just look at the movies. He walks well on the leash. He is social with other dogs, very friendly actually and playful. After 3 weeks in a home we expect him to be used to living in a home and be house clean.