Personality: Lulu is very people social and affectionate. She has a goofy, quirky, and bouncy personality. She is eager to please and will look to her human friends for direction. She loves to play with tennis balls and frisbees! She is also high energy and loves to go for long runs, and would love a household that can give her routine exercise to burn her energy.
History: She arrived to the shelter as a stray. She lived in a foster home with 2 adults and 2 children. She has shown to be tentative at times with kids but can also become rowdy with them when comfortable. She is also excitable in an active, noisy home environment. Lulu would do best in a calm home environment and with an experienced family that can manage this behavior.
Dog Skills: Lulu is uncomfortable meeting dogs and is looking for a home as the only dog in the household.
Cats Skills: We have observed reactive behavior toward cats, squirrels, birds, etc. Lulu is required to be the only animal in her future household because of this behavior.
Leash Skills: Walks nicely on leash with the use of a front clip harness. Lulu can walk calmly on a leash but can become excited/frustrated when seeing dogs, cats, wildlife. She can become vocal, jumpy, and abruptly spins in circles. She would do best with a low traffic neighborhood.
Lulu arrived at HSSV with a history of "spinning" when excited. When she gets excited or over stimulated she spins and circles to the right. It is very easy to get her to calm down and stop spinning with redirection and distraction. Based on her history, and a consultation with a veterinary neurologist, we believe this is a stable condition.
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