One of our favorite milestones in the recovery and healing process for our Breeder Survivors is the moment they learn to lizard hunt!
It’s a very REAL sign they are becoming a “normal dog” and we celebrate it with gusto each and every time!!! There’s so many of these little wins that we all love to hear: their first time on the couch where they are relaxed and settled, the first time they sleep soundly in the bed with their fosters, their first successful walk around the neighborhood, when they grab a toy to play and not just to carry it around like a long-lost baby… we truly cherish these milestones.
Over the past two months, Laney has had many of these moments (even if her efficacy with the lizard needs a little work… ). She’s learned about many aspects of life in a home as a pet and she’s doing wonderfully! There are still many things she needs to work on, heal from, overcome but we are ready to begin the hunt for her forever family where she can continue to progress with them. Laney loves walks but doesn’t potty on leash. She will absolutely require a securely fenced yard in her forever home. Laney doesn’t like loud or unexpected noises and can get overstimulated with too much activity so small kids are a definite no as well. She loves other dogs and will require at least one other friendly and welcoming dog close to her size in her forever home. She will need people gone no more than 3-4 hours at a time, not a home with a “normal” / long work day away.
Laney is so special and so loving but by no means should she be expected to be 100% healed from her years of hurt, neglect, and abuse. Once she transitions to her home, we would expect her to backslide in some behaviors, most certainly. She will remain skittish and should be considered a high flight risk for quite some time. While most of these dogs heal drastically and significantly, the process takes a lot of time, patience, effort, and love. Laney is a good portion into her healing journey but as we mentioned, she has a ways to go. It’s very important to us that her prospective families fully understand all of this.
Like all the dogs before her that have survived this same nightmare and are thriving in perfect homes for their needs, we will place Laney in the most suitable environment for HER individual needs. We look forward to making her love connection and finding her most PERFECT lizard hunting arena.
Adoption Donation for Laney is $400 includes spay, microchip and core vaccines.
Maxx & Me is an all volunteer, all foster home rescue and do not have a shelter. Please allow at least 48 hours for applications to be processed (missing information may slow the process, so please take your time and be thoughtful in your answers). We place dogs based on best home for each dog and not order of applications received. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for updates and questions. Thank you for choosing rescue.