• Animal ID#: A307160
  • Dog Name: Billy
  • Dog Sex: Spayed Female
  • Approximate Age: 6 years
  • Billy’s living it up in foster! Her foster says, “Billy came to our home and won our three rambunctious kids over within minutes. Her friendly, soft demeanor, yet playful attitude had our kids begging for her to be ours. She has such an amazing personality, and is truly a small dog trapped in a slightly bigger dog’s body. She’s house- and crate-trained. She loves to sit on laps while being spoiled with cuddles, but simply just wants to be with someone no matter what they’re doing. She will lay on our couch next us and enjoy the warmth and love we give her. She loves her scratches and the two favorite scratch places are her belly and her hindquarters. Our kids love scratching her there because they say she ‘melts’ when they do. My best description of her is an old soul in a young dog’s body. She is very calm and loves to watch TV and take naps while kids are at school, but when the kids walk in the door she’s ready for playtime. Billy is a goldmine when it comes to a furry companion; she is a caring soul that just prefers to be with people. We’ve taken her on many walks and to our surprise she doesn’t chase cats or other animals while on a leash. She is also very obedient on the leash, one of the best I’ve experienced on a walk. We love her dearly, but know that for us to continue being fosters to other incredible animals she needs to move on to her new loving family! Please take her into consideration as you look for your new member of the family! I promise you she’ll be the best decision ever! Billy is very gentle and mannerly, and would make an amazing Netflix and chill sidekick, with some fun mixed in. She prefers to be the only dog. She’s just a sweetheart!

Submit an application to start the online adoption counseling process or to find out more about Billy.

Meeting Dogs at the Shelter

The shelter’s kennels are loud, stressful places for dogs. Some dogs express that stress by exhibiting behavior inside a kennel that they will not show otherwise. Please ask to take the dog you are interested into a play yard and spend some time getting to know him or her in that more relaxed environment. For more information on meeting dogs at the shelter, please read this article.

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