Age: 3 years
Weight: 24 lbs.
Kids: Yes, please!
Fenced yard: No Preference
Adoption fee: $350
Dolly was a stray, so her medical history is unknown. She was successfully treated for heartworm and labs done in May confirm she was heartworm negative. She is on daily Pepcid to control chronic regurgitation.
Dolly has several allergies and must remain on her current diet, medicated baths and daily supplements. She is allergic to feathers and wool so must avoid feather pillows, down and wool blankets, and wool rugs.
Dolly does not like other dogs and must remain an only dog. She is housebroken, but has occasional accidents in the house. She has a history of urinary tract infections that must be monitored for recurrence.
It has been 9 months since we welcomed Dolly into FBRN after she was picked up as a stray and taken to a shelter. Remember all of her ailments? Double ear infections, a urinary tract infection and heartworm! After being treated, she has tested negative for heartworm and is now ready to find her perfect pairing.
She doesn't like dogs or cats but that just means more human attention for this cutie.
Dolly is a high-energy Frenchie, though she does enjoy her down-time. After-school playtime with the 10-year-old human foster sibling she adores is a favorite part of her day. An adoptive home with kids would be a bonus, but Dolly loves all humans, regardless of age. One of her favorite activities is carrying a stuffie around and eventually destuffing it. She has been known to steal a stuffie off the floor that isn't hers so children with beloved stuffed animals must watch them carefully or risk having to conduct a series of sad funeral rites. First-time Frenchie owners are fine if they are aware of health concerns regarding overheating and exercise limits for Frenchies.
One possible deal-breaker for some people is her stubbornness when there is rain or snow. Dolly is just not having it, and she will potty in the house before she'll get her feet wet. If occasional indoor accidents are going to be a problem, and especially if you have babies, crawlers, or toddlers, or you intend to get some of those kinds of people, you might look at another dog. On the other hand, if you have successfully trained a dog to use potty-pads, Dolly could work for you!
While Dolly has several allergies and has chronic regurgitation for which she is on special food and supplements her foster mom can tell you about, it doesn't slow her down. She loves going on walks, in between napping, and playing with her people. She is used to her foster mom working from home, so she would definitely like someone home most of the day, or she could be a perfect office companion. But if you're a working family, she will expect a midday break and high-quality you-on-Frenchie time when you get home. Tell us your plans for that quality time if you work outside the house.
Foster mom says, "Dolly has a great personality. She's full of spunk and attitude, but not in the disobedient way. She's a clinger [the good kind, not stage 5], and wants to be with her people all the time. She even greets our UPS delivery guy at the door."
If you've been waiting for the right dog to come along to complete your animal-free family, apply for Dolly. She loves car rides (has been on two 7-hour trips in foster care), so fill up that gas tank and map out your route to Virginia. She's a bit too big to fly.
Adopters are expected to pick up their dogs from the foster family.
FBRN dogs are in foster care in people's private homes. For the foster families' safety, we do not disclose families' specific locations, and we don't set up meet and greets prior to applications. For detailed information about the dogs in our care, please read the extensive bios on each dog.
You will probably get along with the other pups once you feel better. FBRN will fix you right up. greg stanley
Lovely Dolly, you are such a beautiful doll. Wish everything goes with you! Jie Han
Feel better, pretty girl! Denise Belair
So Sweet Dollie! <3 Hope you're better soon! Renee T
A little something to help Dolly feel better. What a sweetie. Angela Brightman
For Dolly, from CeeCee
This is for Dolly , hope she is feeling better! cerice stank
I hope you are available for adoption soon. Suzanne, Eddy and Mace Coleman
Hope you feel better soon sweet Dolly. Your forever home will be so lucky to have such a beautiful little girl. Cathryne Rowe