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Dixie Australian Shepherd Mix Great Bend, KS

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Medium


Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
Good in a home with
Other dogs, cats.

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Meet Dixie

Dixie - Hi, my name is Dixie, I am no more than 2 years old.

I was rescued by the Golden Belt Humane Society from the breeder that had me. I was very pregnant, and very scared. I have never known anything besides the inside of my kennel from my previous home. Since being rescued, my life has been a bit of a whirlwind. I went into foster care, and a few days later I gave birth to a litter of 10 puppies.

My foster parents are helping me work through a lot of issues. I am really trying to overcome them, but it is very
difficult for me to trust people.

When I first arrived in foster care, I was a bit aggressive, I did not want my foster parent too close to me. I would growl
and if they got too close to the puppies I would try to bite. I no longer try to bite or growl at my foster. In fact, I kind of
like to be petted, I will take treats out of their hands, and they have cut all the mats out of my hair. I have learned to go
outside on my own and like to go out and explore. I bark when I want something. When I want attention, when I want to
go out or when I want food.

I could not eat out of a bowl, I would bang it into the wall with my nose until the food came out, so that I could eat some
and hide some for later. I was not used to having my own food on a regular basis. I have overcome this I am now eating out of a bowl. I do have some quirks about my food still. When I am not eating, I like to have it covered.

I have come a long way since I have been in foster care, I still have work to do. I can walk on a leash, but I prefer a
harness. I don't really care for anything around my neck.

My fosters leave the door to my room open when they are home so that I can roam freely around the house and play with my foster siblings. I get along with all of them and the cats.

I can take a bath, but I still get nervous, this is still a work in progress.

I don't care for loud noise or fast movements. If you are moving towards me too fast, I will run to a corner where I am

My foster parents tell me I am becoming set in my way because I am on a schedule, and I like things a certain way. I like treats before I get my dinner and if I am in a mood, I will spit them out. I like to sit in the corner next to the couch to get some petting and attention. My favorite treats are Cheeto balls and Bill Jac.

I think I am ready for my new furever home, to learn to trust and love my forever family. If you are interested, please call to schedule a meet and greet to see how wonderful I am.

The best kind of home for me is a home that is more of a quiet home with no young kids, yet a home with other dogs that I can play and socialize with.

Because I am in foster care, we will need to set up an appointment after 5pm during the work week or any time after 11am on Saturdays.

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  • Location Address

    151 S Hwy 281
    PO Box 1653
    Great Bend, KS 67530

  • day hours
    Monday 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Tuesday 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Wednesday 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Thursday 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Friday 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Saturday 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Sunday Closed
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