Sunday, March 8 - Burke, VA

Date:  Sunday, March 8, 2015
Time:  10:30 am - 12:30 pm
9230 Old Keene Mill Rd, 
Burke, VA 22015



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Luna (#150017)

Luna is a 5 year old black spayed female.  She weighs 68 pounds, is approved for kids 15 and up and is heartworm positive.  Luna must go to a home with another dog and needs a quiet neighborhood with a fenced yard.  Luna is a low key and well mannered pup.  She follows the lead of her foster brother and he's showing her the good life of couch and bed sleeping.  Luna has been left loose in the house and hasn't had any issues.  She needs a quiet and calm household because she is startled by loud noises and fast movements.  Luna should be walked with a fitted harness to be sure she doesn't slip her collar should she be startled.

Update from Luna's foster family 2/22/2015

Baby it's cold outside but Luna loves it though she also enjoys curling back up in the warm bed for some loving. Luna is a very, very shy girl who's just starting to learn about the world and the safety of a home. Her world is still very small; the house and the fenced yard.   Luna is making progress but she is still a very timid sweetie. She loves to snuggle in bed and will follow me downstairs in the morning but she is skittish and sudden moves can send her back upstairs. She likes to head outside to chase after my dog while he plays fetch. She bounces and wags her tail but playtime lasts a short time. Luna is a low energy girl. At meal time, Luna does best in her crate so she doesn't get distracted. She loves to spend her day alternating between the dog bed in my office and my bed. Snoozing is her hobby! She will snuggle with the resident dog sometimes. She has perfect house manners and never barks.  If you love labs but can't keep up with the high energy ones, then Luna is your girl!
Sponsor Luna
Sponsored by Janet Neimeyer in memory of Lucy

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