Savannah arrived with us in 2019, a feral dog who had been living in a forest. Heavily pregnant she gave birth and was the best mum. She has done so well in foster.
This is a young dog that will need a home where she can build a bond with her new humans. She is currently in foster care in an adult only home with two resident dogs who are calm and give her the space she needs.
Savannah shows anxiety and fear towards most new things she is encountering but has shown over time in foster care that with routine she can continue to develop the confidence on her path to being a lovely calm family dog.
Savannah has been exposed to most noises within a home, vacuum, washing machine, tv, radio, lawnmower and hairdryer. She is still startled by sudden movement and noise and most recently she reacted fearful to the thunder.
She currently spends most of her time by choice in a crate, Over the last couple of days she has started to come out of the crate in the evenings and spend time on a dog bed and coming to her foster mum for a good head and neck scratch.
She is working hard towards house training or waits until her first walk around the garden in the morning and then subsequent walks she will pee.
She has come on from being a dog that never wore a collar or harness to wearing both and walking really well on a long lead. Her exercise is doing laps of the garden, the same route every time.
She will need a secure area for exercise and must be exercised on a lead as her desire to bolt is still strong.
Savannah has a good appetite, she is eating two meals a day, when left alone and has also taken some high value food directly from her foster mum’s hand.
She is responding to being called from one crate to the other and also enjoys a Kong as a reward for this, which can be developed as a training reward in time.
Adult only home
Time and patience in abundance
This girl will be a challenge but it will be so worthwhile.