gretchen_sept 7 2014 (6)Gretchen is a delightful, dignified female Yorkie mix.
She is primarily black but has tan, cream and silver markings.
Gretchen is four years old with an estimated birth date of October 15, 2010.
She weighs in at just under 12 pounds and could loose just a little bit of weight.

Gretchen is great with other dogs as well as cats.

She is super well mannered in the home and only goes in her crate at night time.
If there were room, she would love to sleep in bed with us at night time.

Gretchen is affectionate but not a needy dog.  She really takes to her foster dad and seems to like men in general.gretchen_sept 7 2014 (4)

Gretchen is house trained and will go to the door to go outside.
When outside she is good about staying close by but does need to be watched as she likes to explore the perimeter and she can be really hard to see, especially at dusk and night time.  She is also small, close to the ground and there are things out in those woods that will eat her.
gretchen_sept_16_2014When we call she comes, but not always right away.  If she is sniffing something she will more like meander back.  But if we open the door to come inside then she high tails it for the door!

Gretchen is a great little dog.  She is a dog that would be good for an older, quiet home as well as a home that is more active.   I am not sure how she would do with wee children but I would guess visiting youngsters would be good enough.

Ages 10 and up would be good.

So, a bit older at four years of age but house trained, good with everything and a move in dog who will be your best friend.
Is Gretchen the one for you?

Gretchen is available for adoption.  If you are interested, please fill out an application and email it to us as an attachment.  Click here for adoption application

gretchen_sept 7 2014 (1)Medical: She is spayed, micro chipped, wormed, and up to date on shots.
Microchip: Included in the adoption is the registration of the AVID micro chip in the new owner’s name.

Adoption fee: $250

Leash and Collar or Harness:   a Lupine brand harness or collar and leash are provided for each canine.  Lupine has a life time guarantee; if chewed, the company will replace it free of charge (thank goodness!).

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