This is the darling Chouquette – she is 10 years old and a Fox terrier cross. She came to us from a French Rescue – her owner kept her penned in a backyard her whole life and sometimes was taken out to be used for hunting – she was not loved or had any positive human contact. The Rescue felt that she would never get a chance in France and wondered if we could help. Well, her story really affected us and we decided to help and give this girl a second chance.
Chouquette is a very timid girl – but with help and patience she has started to come out of her shell – she no longer drops to the ground when a new person approaches, she is willing to walk towards you – getting an ear rub as a treat. She is still wary of new people and experiences and will run and hide – this will take time and she cannot live in a busy household. She is a work in progress and will need a home that is calm and patient and will continue her introduction into the reality of being a pet. She is in kennels but has been clean – and we feel will be house trained quickly. She has been used for hunting and thus she cannot live with small furries. She is an escape artist and will need a secure home and garden – and very careful exit/door management. Also she may be a dog that cannot be offlead – she has a very developed hunting instinct and the urge to follow her nose is a strong one!
She has been fine with other dogs – and could benefit from a calmer dog to show her the ropes. She wants affection and has become very brave. But the new home will need to understand her past – and allow her to progress at her pace – she will return your love tenfold – we know this little girl will blossom in the right home. She is in Norfolk.
No cats or small furries – children 10+
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