ROXANE: A young head on wise shoulders
All about ROXANE: A young head on wise shoulders
Chip No: 250268730081312
BREED: X Malinois
DOB: 23 May 2012
VACCINATED : YES
STERILISED : YES
DEPARASITE : YES
OK CHILDREN : I like children who are respectful of me.
OK DOGS : YES – with good integration
OK CATS : Not currently advised
OK POULTRY : Not met, therefore not tested
OK LIVESTOCK : Still learning
SIZE : MEDIUM
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Hello, I’m Roxane. Although I am already 7 years old, my life is only just beginning. You see I have spent a lot of my life so far just tied up on a short chain, fed occasionally and no shelter. So I have been on a very steep learning curve and, having learned a LOT, I have been promoted to “finishing school”! I just love learning because it means I spend time with my humans.
I have recently been allowed to run free off lead because my recall is, according to my Foster Mum, just “excellent”. I have to admit that it is in places where there are no distractions, but I am learning about those too. I have also been playing ball quite a bit – something I once knew a long time ago.
As I have got fitter, my energy levels have returned. I love my food, my bed, walks but above all else I love my humans. I am clean in the house, so “living in” is just fine for me. I like to keep my human’s feet warm, or – if allowed – snuggle up on the sofa. Belly rubs are fantastic! And I know my boundaries – if I am told ‘no’ – like not allowed upstairs – I do not break those rules.
I am extremely well-behaved in the car and love to go for a drive. I had to travel a long way to get to my foster Mum with many different people. They all said I was as good as gold.
At the moment I am learning to get used to people riding bikes, cars passing close by, horses and other dogs when out and about. I am learning that I do not need to be afraid, so lungeing and barking is not necessary. I did not know this before. No-one ever helped me learn. The more I see these things with my Foster Mum reassuring me, the more I feel comfortable. She says I am highly intelligent, learn quickly and am improving by the day.
Once proper introductions have been done, I am pretty much OK with other dogs. I’m more the “rub along with” sort of girl than “come and play with me” but I like the companionship. However, I would not mind being an only dog either so long as I had some two-legged friends to play with.
So what would I love to have in my forever home: Humans who are understanding, gentle and patient. A house into which I would be welcome, and a safe garden in which I can run and play. A family life that involves me so I get to go out and about with my family. I’d like a family to which I can bring joy in a quiet, loving way.
ROXANE is currently fostered in Brittany (Department 22), but is available for adoption anywhere in France subject to a successful home check. If you would like to know more about ROXANE have the opportunity to meet her either virtually or in reality, you can:
- click on the enquiry button if you are on the web page,
- send a message from our Foster/Adoptions page https://www.facebook.com/LesAmisinFrance/
- or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.