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At A Glance
|In addition to LOVE this dog has the following requirements:|
|Entered Foster Care||Fence||Kid Friendly||Another Dog||Cat Friendly|
|10/4/2015||Not required||Not tested||Not required||Not tested|
|This is the most recent information available; however, it may change as we learn more about the dog.|
I am so excited to introduce you to sweet Miss Rory 15-257. Rory (or Ro-Ro, as we fondly refer to her) is an absolutely gorgeous 6-year-old purebred Golden Retriever that comes to RAGOM from South Dakota. Rory came from a very loving family who surrendered her because they simply didn't have enough time to give to this amazing girl. She is house-trained, has no aggressions, takes treats nicely, doesn't resource guard anything with people, doesn't counter-surf, respects baby gates, loooves ALL people, and has free roam in our house with no destructive behavior whatsoever. Rory's surrendering family had an infant and a 2-year-old toddler, and though Rory hasn't met any children since she's arrived, she has gotten along beautifully with everyone that she's met since she's been with us. She is going to be meeting a 3-year-old and a 1-year-old later this week! We will keep you posted.
Rory is one of the happiest and most affectionate Goldens that we've ever met. She has become BFFs with our 2-year-old resident Golden and loves to wrestle, make Wookie sounds, run with her in our yard or snuggle up and share doggie pillows. When she's not skillfully retrieving tennis balls (she very gently tosses them back into your hand) or dragging around a stuffy, Rory's MOST FAVORITE thing in the entire world is snuggling up with her people. It will melt your heart. All she wants in life is a good belly rub and the chance to be your lap dog. When we snuggle with her, she does the cutest talking thing and makes these adorable sleepy groaning noises as she nuzzles in and soaks up the attention. She definitely has the Golden nudge down to let you know when you are falling down on the very important job of spoiling her with pets!
Our other favorite thing about this sweet girl is her utter joy and love for life. She's just so happy... all the time... no matter what. If you so much as look at Rory, you can expect to instantly hear the batting of her tail against the floor (or whatever happens to be around her). Smile, she wags. Say her name, she wags. Poke your head up at any time, day or night, to check on her, she wags. It is adorable and makes us fall more in love with her every day.
The 7 short days that she's been with us have flown by and she has stolen our hearts faster than we knew possible! We know that it's going to be bittersweet to say goodbye, but we know that she is going to make one VERY lucky family really happy!
From what we've learned, Rory has spent a lot of her life in a kennel in the garage, so as a protective Foster Mom, I really hope to find a wonderful family who can devote lots of time to her each day: going for walks, throwing her beloved tennis balls, and working on basic obedience commands. When she came to us, she didn't know a lot of basic obedience commands. In just a short week with diligent training and lots of treats, she has made leaps and bounds with learning lots of commands and is now really demonstrating her excellent recall. She will need a family who is willing to continue to work with her on this so that she can be the best pup she can be!
There are a few other things about Ro-Ro that are worth mentioning:
If you are interested in meeting this beautiful, sweet girl, contact your Placement Advisor today!