Age: 18 months old
Breed: Bichon Frise
Can I live with Children?: Older, sensible children
Can I live with cats?: Not tested
Can I live with other dogs?: Gina needs to be re-homed with at least one resident dog.
Fostered In: Newport
Gina is an 18-month old Bichon Frise who is being fostered in Newport. She is a very affectionate little girl who likes to sleep on the settee besides you. She wags her tail when you come in the room and is starting to respond to her name and will come when called. Gina likes to sleep on the bed with her feet in the air and not just curling in a tight ball. Gina likes to play chase with her foster sister. She is still very nervous but we are sure, with the right family, she will be a very affectionate dog.
People – Gina is still a bit shy and wary. If she comes on your lap she is happy to be touched anywhere. She is still nervous of approaching you and being touched but she does like to lick your hands. She is very happy with the resident children who are around 8 years old
Dogs – Yes she seems sociable with other dogs and her foster brother. She is happy meeting other dogs when she is out on the lead and is happy for them to sniff her and she does the same. She is very close to the resident dog and follows her everywhere. She won’t go in the garden without her and likes to sleep by her/on her.
Cats – Not cat tested
In the home – Gina still needs some toilet training. She has been left for 2 hours at the most and she seems fine when her foster mum comes back. They are left in the kitchen. She likes to chew things like a puppy. She doesn’t like walking past you especially if you are in a doorway. Gina doesn’t like going out in the dark or the rain.
Out and about – She is still a bit nervous on the lead but is quite happy to follow and walk wither foster sister. She does look back at her foster mum for reassurance when out walking and does prefer to walk on grass. Gina doesn’t like having her harness/lead put on but seems to enjoy going for a walk.
Type of home – Gina needs home where the owner is there most of the time. She needs to be with another dog similar size to her. She would be happy around children who would play with her. She needs a home where she can have a lot of love and attention to help flourish. She likes going for walks.
Please remember, if you have a dog and it is not neutered, it is against our policies to re-home a dog with you.
Gina is neutered, chipped, vaccinated and up to date with her flea and worming treatment. Potential adopters will be expected to travel to meet her in her foster home in Newport