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Rottweiler (short coat)  : :  Young  : :  Large


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Contact Poppy's Caretaker/Foster Directly: SSRR (Adoptions@southernstatesrescuedrottweilers.org)

 

      

 

 

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About Poppy

  • Status: Available for Adoption (adoption info)
  • Species: Dog
  • Rescue ID: SSRR20-0427-021
  • Ear Type: Natural/Uncropped
  • Tail Type: Long
  • Current Size: 56 Pounds
  • Current Age: 11 Months (best estimate)
  • Location: Little Rock AR 72204
  • Microchipped: Yes
  • Fence Required: Yes
  • Declawed: No
  • Housetrained: No
  • Obedience Training Needed: Has Basic Training
  • Exercise Needs: Moderate
  • Grooming Needs: Moderate
  • Shedding Amount: Moderate
  • Reaction to New People: Friendly

Hi, my name is Poppy.  I am the sweetest dog ever! Everyone says so.  My foster mom says it all the time but who would believe her anyway, she is absolutely biased.

Her friend calls me Poppy the Floppy Rottweiler cause I'm a bit uncoordinated. I won't grow out of it, but I think it adds to my charm.  Stairs and other obstacles are hard for me.  I am learning though and if you give me time to figure it out on my own, I will.  I can't be bribed by treats when you're trying to teach me something. Don't get me wrong, I LOVE treats and meal time and snack time and eating at any point. Affection though, that's my weakness. I will do almost anything to be called a good girl and get my belly rubbed. I am almost potty trained. I think I am, but my foster mom keeps finding puddles in the house. I am sure I am being framed by my foster brother grumpy.  

I like to be around other dogs. They teach me things and I follow them to learn but I haven't figured out how to play with them yet. Unless it's, tug of war. That is  such a fun game!  I also can't figure out why the other dogs bark and lunge at the window when the mailman comes. I normally just go hide behind my foster mom. She laughs and says I will always need protection cause I won't do it for myself.  I am pretty sure that being absolutely non aggressive is a good thing. Even when the big boys try to eat my dinner before I'm done, mom has to shoo them away cause I will let them. Sharing is caring Right?  

I went to see a man called a Vet. Stupid name for a human, but he was nice and X-Rayed me and says I am completely healthy. I may get to be 65LBs but not much bigger than that. I have something called a Cerebellar Hypoplasia. It means that my cerebellum is not really developed. It is the reason why I hate being picked up, Vertigo, can't keep my balance and the whole coordination issue. Fancy words for I am unique, and again charming. I can lead a normal life but I won't be running any marathons soon. I am hoping you can love me just as I am. I will certainly love you as you are.

Note: Poppy is dependent on her foster brothers for guidance and reassurance. We have determined that Poppy will need to be adopted to a home with another dog(s) that she can look towards for guidance and reassurance. She will not do well as a single dog.

More about Poppy

Good with Dogs, Good with Cats, Good with Older/Considerate Kids Only, Good with Adults, Does Good in the Car, Requires a yard, Leashtrained, Obedient, Affectionate

 

                    


Step 1:   Please complete the adoption application in full; incomplete applications WILL NOT BE PROCESSED

Step 2: Our Lead Adoption Coordinator will contact you and confirm your application has been received (please use our Contact Us form if you have not gotten a response within 7 days).

Step 3: After you have received confirmation from our Lead Adoption Coordinator, your application will then be forwarded to communicate with one of our Adoption Coordinators.  The Adoption Coordinator is your point of contact during the adoption process, 

Step 4: Once the Adoption Coordinator has finished processing your application, a volunteer will be selected to contact you to schedule a home visit. Home visits allow us to see where the dog will live, discuss any questions you have and review our adoption contract.

Step 5: Once the application process is completed, the adoption package goes to the board of directors for a 24 hour review.

SSRR is very serious about the homes our dogs are placed in and want to ensure they never end up homeless again.  If you have any questions, please email us at rottie.info.ssrr@gmail.com. Thank you for your interest in adopting a rescued Rottweiler!

If you are interested in adopting this Rottweiler, please fill out an Adoption Application today.

 

 

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