Lola ~ in Southern California
Looking for a Home
|Lola. Lo-lo-lo-lo-LO-la! Never mind what it says in the song, I know what I am and I'm a female Silky Terrier. I'm a perky redhead who will warm your heart and your lap if you just give me a chance. I'm about 8 years old and weigh 11 pounds. I understand most of the time that the potty is outside on the grass or concrete. I'm the sweet, silent type; my foster family has only heard me bark once. I have all my shots, a microchip and an unlimited supply of Silky kisses.
It's hard to believe a sweetheart like me ended up in a shelter. It was my lucky day when Silky Terrier Rescue bailed me out and the nice vet at Tustana gave some long overdue attention to my teeth. I don't have many left, which means that I'm a lover and not a fighter. The good news is that you probably don't have to worry about me biting anyone, but the flip side is that I can't defend myself, so aggressive dogs, cats and kids are not a good idea. I love older kids as long as they're gentle with me. I'd be okay in an apartment but a small yard would be nice. Stairs are a little bit intimidating, but I'm trying. I'll give you my paw whenever you ask for it. I'll stand up on my hind legs to welcome you home or ask for a treat.
I gratefully slurp down the soft dog food in my bowl, but I don't do kibble. Chew toys don't interest me much. I am absolutely fascinated by whatever people are doing in the kitchen, the computer room or even the laundry room. I curl up in a little dog bed for the night. But my favorite place to be is in your lap or snuggled next to you on the couch. Did I mention Silky kisses? I'm so thankful to be rescued and ready for a forever home. And you know what they say, "Whatever Lola wants...".
Lola's new family will be expected to sign a contract agreeing to take proper care of her. Her adoption fee will be $250. Preference will be given to applicants within the surrounding area. Please note that we do not ship our rescues.
If you are interested in Lola, please fill out an application and mention her name. The application is on-line at http://SilkyRescue.tripod.com/appform.htm. If you have already filled out an application, it is not necessary to re-do it...just email us at SilkyRescueApps@gmail.com and let us know you are interested in Lola (please include your name and state so we can find your application in our files).
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