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Louella
Location: Northern NJ
Age: 7 months
Sex: Spayed female
Weight: 12 lbs.
Kids: dog savvy children over 8 ok
Cats: yes
Dogs: yes
Fenced Yard: Preferred
Adoption Fee: $700
"Although Louella is cute as a button, she needs a family that can provide her with boundaries as well as an active lifestyle. She is sweet and mischievous, with the cutest little tongue that sticks out from her underbite! Everyone who meets her falls instantly in love!"

Look out lads and ladies, lovely little Louella is looking for her forever home! Louella is tiny, but she is full of energy and loves to be part of the action. She is looking for a home with a family that has other dogs that she can play and romp with. Her favorite thing in the world besides a good Nylabone is wrasslin with other dogs and getting her zoomies on.

Louella LOVES other dogs. She needs a playmate and has bonded pretty strongly to the dog in her foster home. Preference will be given to a home with another dog. Louella would do best with a family that is home often and can give her lots of exercise. Although she is easy going, an experienced Frenchie family would be best, since it is likely that she may have some "typical" Frenchie issues arise in the future. Louella can live with cats and kids as long as they are dog-savvy--kids under 8 years old have a hard time resisting the impulse to pick up a puppy, and Frenchie spines can't deal with being dropped, so dog-savvy kids over 8 will be considered. Kids over 8 are more likely to remember to put up their things so a puppy can't chew them and to close doors and gates. Additionally, the children in her new family should be dog-savvy because Louella is small and a little timid and a rowdy child might make her nervous. The perfect home for Louella will be with an active family. She can live in any type of home as long as it has a nice yard and a good amount of space for her to run around. Louella would not do well if crated or left alone for a long period of time. If her new family is away from the home during the day a dog walker should come by and exercise her extensively. Louella will be bored and destructive without lots of exercise and attention. Adopters should keep that in mind when considering whether they are up for puppy shenanigans and whether they have the energy to keep her exercised.

Louella would be a great dog to bring to the office. She's awesome in the car and traveling, and fits nicely in a tote. Louella's adopters can also fly with her since she is small enough to travel in cabin.

Louella has a sensitive tummy, but we've found she is good on a high-quality, grain-free duck formula (Nature's Variety Instinct) and a daily probiotic. She may require allergy testing in the future as she's a bit young for allergies to emerge, but doesn't show any other signs currently. She does have luxating patellas and some changes in her hips that currently do not inhibit her. Her new family should be aware that this or IVDD may become a problem later on and that medical treatment may be necessary. Adopters should consider whether the costs of surgery are in the budget. Currently she is 100% fine and mobile, but sits strangely from time to time--it's hard to know if that's just ordinary loose-jointed puppiness or something that points to a future issue. Adopters should be aware of a potential problem and be sure to take her in for an annual wellness exam.

Louella is mostly housebroken. She CANNOT go more than 4-5 hours without going outside, but if kept on a good schedule, she doesn't have accidents. She is mostly crate-trained, but she really should not be with a family that is not home much due to her high energy drive. She is a chewer and WILL pick up things outside to eat (probably the source of some of her tummy troubles!), so adopters should be aware and keep her busy with toys. Louella is very smart and a quick learner and already knows "sit" and "down." She is also learning to be very polite on the leash. Her new family should continue with positive obedience training.

Louella's foster family has this to share about her, "Although Louella is cute as a button, she needs a family that can provide her with boundaries as well as an active lifestyle. She is sweet and mischievous, with the cutest little tongue that sticks out from her underbite! Everyone who meets her falls instantly in love!"

If you would like to adopt Louella, be prepared to travel. Louella is being fostered in Northern NJ and will not be shipped. FBRN does not ship dogs as cargo. Except in rare or unusual cases, adopters are expected to pick up their dogs from their foster family. In rare or unusual cases, FBRN may be able to assist in transporting a dog to a volunteer near the adopter's home, but the expense of transporting the dog must be the responsibility of the adopting party.

FBRN dogs are in foster care in people's private homes. For the foster families' safety, we do not disclose 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.

 

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Sponsors

Teresa Caudle

Marie Burris

Louella! You are adorable, and I will be watching to see when you are ready to be adopted! Eileen Whyte

For Louella to enjoy some treats, toys, and maybe some carpet cleaner! Can't wait for you to come into the available page :) Stephanie Cicalese

Dear Louella - Good luck to you - you have a lot of fun adventures ahead of you! xoxo Juli Pember & Coco the Frenchie

Louella..enjoy your new toys! Angela Parker

Welcome to the world my sweet Louella ! Focus on health, safety and FUN FUN FUN !! Marianne Gammache

Louella you are truly "Bella!" Angelina Fernandez

I really love Louella. Milagros Beaudoin

For Louella. Nicole Costa

Please put twards Louella's care! Marlana Barkow

For Louella. Some treats to get you on the way. Gary Seto

Louella you are adorable! We are sending you love from Charleston! Shannon and Ava Grayson

This donation is to help with Louella's medical bills and maybe buy her a toy! Emerald Moon

Louella! Autumn Kirk

For Louella. Vicki Chapman

Brittany Nelson

Christine Burton

For beautiful and sweet Louella. I hope you find a loving home. Alicia Alessio

I love you, Louella!  :) Kate Zarambo

Meggan Jackson

Hope this gets you a sweet treat or fun chew toy! lindsey lehner

Justin Doles

Louella what a sweet face!! She looks just like my boy Benny. Courtney Porter

Hi sweetie! -Carlie Renaud

Dusty Mcdonald

To Louella! We live in NJ too! Hope this helps for some toys and treats! My 10 year old son Carter says Hi!! Amy Orlandini

Hoping you are happy and healthy!! Shannon Daniel

For sweet little Louella! :) -Alicca Vigneri 

Sweet Louella! Hope this provides many toys and treats as well as helps with your vet visit. Can't wait to see your sweet face on the available page soon!!! Stephanie

For sweet Louella :) Carleigh Crowley

Sarah Fuger

For sweet baby Luella!Viara Kostova

For Louella - Our family loves you! We hope this helps you enjoy some treats, toys, and anything needed to keep you healthy until you are ready! xo Erin Joyce

For Louella with lots of love and kisses. marjorie fink

Joseph Moran

for a happy and healthy little Louie girl! Rebecca Guarneschelli

A little support for this beautiful cute little nugget. Juan Saltos

For the lovely Louella. :) Debora Hensley

sarah fuger

Lots of love, Louella! Ann Parkinson

Louella, I am sponsoring you in memory of a very special Frenchie named Guinness. He touched many lives & will live on in our hearts 4ever. I'm sure you will do the same for the lucky person that adopts you. Love, Karyn & Enzo

You are too cute and deserve the finest treats :). Caroline Engerrand