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Esme-3/31/2020 Boxer & Hound Mix Lambertville, NJ

  • Young
  • Female
  • Medium
  • Brindle, White / Cream


Friendly, Lovable, Sweet, Affectionate, Cuddly
Coat length
Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
Good in a home with
Other dogs.
Prefers a home without
Cats, children.

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Meet Esme-3/31/2020

ESME is a darling, 3-year-old, 35-pound, Boxer and Hound mix with a delightfully cheerful and sweet personality!

ESME is in a foster home & here is what her foster mom has to say about her:

"Have you always wanted that dog that greets you with excitement at the door and wants to just snuggle and kiss your face? Then Esme is your dog! She is sweet, gentle, housebroken and crate trained. She is good with other dogs, but not a fan of cats."


"When people see me they think, "Ooooh, look at that scary dog!" I know, I've got that kind of a face, tough, steely, intense... If they only knew. The only thing I'm intense about is licking your face as many times as possible before you can stand up. But having a scary-looking dog like me has its advantages. Imagine how much fun we could have intimidating people on walks! No wait, that might not work, they will most likely see my tail wagging, it's a dead giveaway. I really have no control over the thing, it does what it wants. Okay, forget that. I know... I could use my mean looking face to frighten off burglars! Oh, right... yeah, that won't work either... same reason. As a matter of fact, I'd be likely to get so carried away in my excitement about having company that I would show them where all the valuables are hidden.

Alright, let's forget about the advantages of me looking scary, and focus on the advantages of me being a cuddly sweetheart! Okay, how's this... while you are at work counting the minutes until you can leave, I'll be at home counting the minutes until you arrive. When you open that door, the first thing you'll see is me! My butt will be wigglin' and I will be anxiously awaiting your face so I can kiss it! If you're not careful, I might accidentally slip you the tongue... and if you're really not careful, it might be that slippery part on the bottom! Eeeeew! But you won't mind, because if I were to come and live with you, you'd fall in love with me, I'd make sure of it!

Do you think maybe we should get together at your house to discuss this further? Perhaps a demonstration or two?

~ Esme"


If you would like to foster, foster-to-adopt, (in case you're not sure), or adopt ESME, just fill out our online FOSTER/ADOPTION APPLICATION, which can be found in the main menu of our website or at the bottom of this page - simply copy and paste the link into your browser. EASY PEASY!

Once we've reviewed your application, arrangements can be made for you guys to meet! It'll be kind of like a blind date!


This pet is spayed or neutered in accordance with our strict policy wherein all animals are altered prior to adoption. This pet is dewormed, current on vaccines, and started on monthly flea/tick and preventatives.

Animal Alliance's policy is that we will adopt dogs younger than 1 year old to families with children under 9 years old. We do not adopt dogs 1 year or older to families with children under 9 years old due to the unknown history of adult dogs.

Prior to submitting an application, please see the Animal Alliance Adoption Process for adoption details.

To fill out an adoption application, go to:

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