Breed: rafeiro alentejano
Age: d-o-b: ~beg-2018
Size: big (50kg, 60cm)
Others: dewormed, vaccinated, sterilised
Story, Personality, Others:
Lilibet was found in the fields in Alentejo. Someone was feeding her and other dogs, a whole group of abandoned dogs. There were a number of dogs in the pack, all rafeiros alentejanos. Magnificent Portuguese breed that those people should be proud of and not abandon them. Some of the dogs in the pack were quite shy but Lilibet was not, she was very friendly and social. No doubt she had a home one day until someone dumped her on the street. Maybe they got her as a cute puppy and when she reached her 50 kg they decided she was costing too much to feed? They should have known better how big those dogs can be. But people don´t think. They get a puppy and they only think in terms of the size of the puppy. Some even say that if it grows too big they will not keep it. They think this is the way to do. You don´t want the dog anymore, you dump it on the street and it is not your problem anymore. Especially that they don´t chip the dogs, even if it is obligatory, because it will be easier to abandon them.
Lilibet is a great dog. Hopefully one day Karma will get the people who abandoned her. She loves people regardless. She is cuddly, friendly, always wagging her tail. Extremely gentle. 50kg of gentleness. She is good with other dogs. She does not walk on the leash but she can learn. She likes to follow people in the shelter, even without the leash.
She loves kids as well.