15 Oct Maggie
Hey everyone! I’m Maggie, a bulldog/boxer mix. The best of both worlds here: the athleticism of a boxer with the wrinkles and love of a bulldog!
I have been with IBR for about a month now and am starting to open up a bit more. It takes a long time for me to adjust to new places, so I am grateful my foster parents took it really slow with me. This meant that they let me have my own space for a few days to decompress and only my foster mom came in and out so I didn’t get too overwhelmed, and because sometimes men freak me out. A few days later I met my foster dad and I actually really liked him, too! When new people come around my foster mom tells them to allow me to come to them on my own time rather than approach me because sometimes it makes me feel scared. I tend to attach to one person who makes me feel confident. I need someone who is patient and will allow me to open up on my own terms because I promise if I can move slow with introductions and adjusting I am such a sweet girl that gives cute big smiles!
There are other dogs in the house, but I do not like them at all. My foster parents keep us separate. Other dogs are a hard no for me. I want 100% of the attention from my future family!
I am medium energy, about 60 lbs, crate trained (I like to sleep at night in there), love snuggling on the couch, enjoy belly and butt scratches, drool at the thought of a bone slathered with peanut butter inside, am pretty darn good at fetch, and know how to sit like a good girl. I am okay with cats and haven’t been tested with kids yet.
My foster mom says I act like some other animal called a deer because of the way I leap around the backyard. Oh how I’d love if my future family had a big fenced in backyard for me to run around in— I love to run and leap, but not for too long because I’d much prefer to be laying on my back like a baby in the lap of someone who loves me.
Because I get nervous with new people initially, continual support will be needed post adoption, therefore, upon locating my right family, IBR would like to financially support training classes for me and my new family to ensure I’m set up for a long successful life. I have already been attending some classes to work on my manners.
If you think you can give me a no-dog, patient, energetic, loving home please consider putting in an app for me! I dream of a person of my own one day!