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Poppy AL* Jack Russell Terrier & Dachshund Mix portland, OR

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Medium
  • White / Cream, Red / Chestnut / Orange

About

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Characteristics
Crate Trained, Good with Children, Good with Dogs, Housebroken, Needs Active Lifestyle, No Cats, Prey Drive
Health
Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
Good in a home with
Other dogs.

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Meet Poppy AL*

Meet Poppy!

Poppy is a 6yr old, Terrier mix, spayed female and up to date on vaccines/preventatives. She is house trained, kennel trained, and vehicle trained as well. Poppy is a medium energy dog; feisty and likes to socialize BUT she's a little crusty on the outside and super gooey on the inside. She loves her people and her friends; however, you'll need to earn her trust.
Poppy can be energetic, plays casually and enjoys sustained games of chase with her friends, on her terms (fun police.) She can get cranky if play becomes too vigorous and she
gets pounced on too much/hard. Poppy has a little bit of arthritis, and it can be painful, so she will gladly retreat to the door to let you know she is done with playtime.
She is more than willing to go inside, follow you around
or curl up, chill, and get her belly rubbed.

Being small but mighty, Poppy occasionally has bouts of barking at what she sees moving in the distance and will go zooming up and down the fence line in arousal of anyone/thing approaching; however, she will calm down on her own with minimal intervention from her person.
When greeting you, Poppy displays the typical wiggle body and wildly wagging tail. Have you seen how long her tail is?! It waves like a banner over her back and is simply adorable! She may initially hop up to put her feet
on you, letting you know she's happy and wants to interact with you, she loves attention and will display a little eagerness to get more loves... so saying her name as she's being
petted, and the name of the other dog(s) being petted keeps her content.

Noteworthy Behaviors: Poppy displays barrier reactivity with new people/surroundings as a way to express her
anxiety in the situation. She will need a person or family, (with older children), who will understand and take their time with her. Once you win her over, she is gold! She is quirky about having her collar touched so she will whine, cower down, and roll to her side. She will display mouthy behavior as you attempt to put a leash on her, but she genuinely wants to go out so don't give up! She will pop right up and head to the door after being leashed!!
Key points to consider when adopting Poppy: she is sugar and spice with bursts of energy so great with a laid back and an active family.

Honorable mention: Poppy does have a housemate, Sully, who is also up for adoption. If you're looking for two friends, then they are your duo! They would have an easier transition into a new home together but they are not bonded.

$200 Local adoption fee (in Texas)
$400 Out of State Fee (includes transport to your area) $50 Fuel temporary fuel surcharge

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  • Jack Russell Terrier
  • Adult
  • Female