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Marmee

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Some of the dogs in our program are adopted before we get to know them. Some stay longer but require several weeks to show their character. Some dogs receive additional evaluations and training by professionals if needed.

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Background Info:

 

Sweet Marmee was found as a stray, pregnant and ready to deliver any day. She had her babies in foster care.  She was the most attentive mama, but unfortunately was unable to produce enough milk to feed her 9 babies.  Her babies had to be bottle-fed and only 3 survived. It was an extremely 

heartbreaking ordeal for mom and everyone involved. We are thankful for her 3 strong darling little girls.  We are also thankful to have saved Marmee. She was not well cared for prior to arriving into foster care, but she is now on her way to recovery with a lot of TLC and she nothing but thankful. 

Adoption Fee: $150 
Breed: Pit Bull
Sex: Female
Age: 2-4 yrs 
Weight: 70-80 lbs

Health Condition:

Marmee is doing much better, has put on some weight and starting to enjoy life! She's ready for her forever home.

Physical Description:  

Marmee is a beautiful girl with a stout build and huge head. She has a proud stance and square conformation. Her soft coat is gold brindle with white fur on her chest, head and legs. Her feet and muzzle are adorably freckled.

 

Current Living Situation:  

Marmee is fostered as an only pet in a home with two adults. She has access to a big yard complete with a six foot privacy fence. She loves to explore the back yard and smell the smells of nature. At night she has her own bathroom where she sleeps so she can move around if she likes. Since being in MPR's care, she is learning how to live the good life surrounded by lots of care and love.

 

Personality:   

Marmee has a lovely temperaments She is incredibly sweet and loving. She loves to be cuddled and will poke her broad nose into your arms for hugs. The best way to get her to smile is to give her a big hug and chest rub. She loves the Barbie song and if you sing to her she may sing back!

Marm is generally on the lower energy side. She's so easy going and well-balanced. She is eager to please and responsive to her humans! Marmee is overall a wonderful companion and has so much love to give!

Behavior with people: 

Marmee loves people! She has been outgoing and friendly with everyone she meets. She's well-behaved, quiet, and respectful when she meets people! She has shown to love men and women equally.

 

Behavior with children:  

Unknown. Marmee has not had exposure to children in her foster home. Given her gentle nature, it is possible that she could live with older children in her forever home.

 

Behavior with other dogs:  

Marmee does not have a dog companion in her foster home, but we believe it's possible that she could live with a compatible male dog after slow introductions. She does not respond to neighbor dogs or dogs that she encounters while on walks. 

 

Behavior with other animals:  

Unknown. Marmee has shown minimal prey drive in her foster home.

Training: 

Marmee knows some basic commands and is working on potty training. Her foster parents are currently working on her recall. She is incredibly responsive to training. This girl is eager to please and food motivated which makes training fun!

Best Attribute:

Marmee is so sweet despite everything she has been through. She continues to have the biggest, most loving heart! She will make a fantastic best friend for her forever family.​

Even if you can’t adopt this sweetheart, you can still help by donating for their care.

Information updated on 5/18/2024 KO

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