In shelter DogTorrington, CT, 06790
Name: Penelope Nickname: Penny. Penn. P. Breed: Pitbull Age: ~ 7 years Current Weight: ~ 40 lbs. Let’s get right to it: Penelope was adopted as a puppy (fka Paris) and her family needs to find her a new home as she is uncomfortable, and has snapped at the toddler in the home. She needs a very specific home due to her uncomfortability around children, resource guarding, reactivity towards other animals (she is not dog friendly and very leash reactive upon seeing a dog) and the fact that she cannot be startled when sound asleep. Key Descriptors: Funny. Quirky. Sassy. Strong-willed. Energy level: Higher Cuddly or independent: Independent. Though on a rare occasion you’ll get some nighttime cuddles. What makes us laugh: Her proclivity to do her zoomies on the bed, usually pre-bedtime or post coming in from outside in the snow or rain. What she loves: A good back rub or butt scratches with your feet. Food. Sunbathing. Hard treats. Partaking on neighborhood watch. Watch out: She’s a sneaky counter surfer. Has been caught stealing ?a ?pizza slice, a stick of butter, and a cheeseburger. Stranger danger: Nope. She’s meeting you excitedly head on and paws up. Usually hello barks accompany this greeting. Security system rating: A+. You’ll know when someone is at the door, around the house, or around the street corner. What she knows: Sit. Lay. Dogs: Pass. She wants to be queen b! Cats: Nope Kids: No thanks! Crate-trained: Yes, but has proven trustworthy to not need it. House-trained: 100% Penelope is spayed, vaccinated, heartworm negative, and microchipped. Shes available for adoption to residents of CT and surrounding states. If you are interested in adopting, please complete an application from omdrescue.org.