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Adoptable: Cloe

Age: 8 years old

Gender: Female

Breed: Shepherd mix

Weight: 69 lbs

Personality: Big teddy bear who loves to snuggle! She has an impulsive/reactive streak and training has helped her tremendously!

Education: Good with bathroom and leash training

Favorite Activities: Loves to snuggle up and chill out with her people, sunbathe, and play with her squeaky toys!

Looking for: A patient, loving home with only adults and as an only dog or with a very calm large dog. A secure fenced in yard would be great to limit her walks outside and help with restraining her impulsive nature.

Special needs: Trial foster-to-adopt period for her to ensure that they are all a perfect fit! If adopted, TAP will provide weekly private training work on Cloe’s needs free of charge by a certified trainer she is presently working with.

Adoption Fee: $ 150

Your ultimate companion!

Hi, there! My name is Cloe, and I’m a spayed 8-year-old Shepherd mix.  I’m a big gal, weighing in at 69 pounds. 

Sadly, I’ve had a pretty painful past.  I was relinquished from my previous home due to fighting with another doggie who lived there.  Since then, I have been repeatedly passed over by fosters and adopters, as no one has been willing to take a chance on me.  I was scheduled to get euthanized, but thankfully, TAP rescued me just in time!

My foster mama says I’m just a big ol’ teddy bear with lots of love to give, and I’m actually a pretty chill girl once you get to know me.  I’m calm and confident around the house, and all I really want to do is snuggle, sunbathe, and spend time with my people.  Not only am I house-trained, but I’m potty-trained and leash-trained, too, with absolutely no separation anxiety when you leave.  My biggest challenge, though, is managing my impulses, since I have a strong desire to go after small animals and have trouble staying focused and maintaining my manners when in public.  However, I recently finished a board-and-train program, and my reactivity/impulsivity has improved greatly! I’d love to be able to keep up my progress with continued training sessions. Since I am a very special girl, looking for a very special home, I would love to do a trial period first, before adoption. 

Ultimately, I’m a really sweet and gentle girl with a huge heart, and I’d make an amazing companion for someone who works from home.  I’d prefer to be the only dog in the house, but I’d also be fine with another large doggie(my size or bigger), as long as he/she was calm like me.  Absolutely no cats, though (since I have a strong prey drive), and preferably no small children.  I’d also love a secure, fenced-in yard, so that the need for public walks would be limited and my impulsive nature wouldn’t be put to the test.  Other than that, though, my biggest request is simply to be loved. 

My adoption fee is $150 and that includes spaying/neutering, shots, and microchip.  If you want to take me home, please fill out the form on the website here https://theanimalpad.org/adoption-application/

The Animal Pad recognizes that taking in a new dog can pose a challenge to the entire family. To best set her up for success in a new home, Cloe’s adoption package includes a FREE four-week scholarship with our partner Goodpup (https://goodpup.com/). Goodpup offers virtual, individualized training to ensure you, your dog, and your family have the skills needed to thrive together. GoodPup Scholarships include:
  • • 4+ weeks of positive reinforcement training
  • • 24/7 chat for questions and support
  • • Access to a behavior team to assist in advanced cases
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