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Meet Roxy

Timid and shy when she came into care, Roxy was a bundle of nerves when she met the cattle dogs she now shares a home with.. But it didn't take long for her to learn to trust them and she now runs with them like she knew them all along. She has grown into a confident and assertive pup, and is quick to learn to follow commands that the other dogs already know. Due to her obvious intelligence she will need to have an owner who is able to demonstrate strong leadership with her or she will try and rule the house. Ideally, a home with a family willing to enrol her and participate with her at a local obedience would ensure that she has an avenue to concentrate and use the intelligence she is demonstrating so far. She would ideally be suited in a home where she has either human company all the time or another pup or dog for company. Actually she would probably be fine with a cat as a best friend as she was more comfortable with the cats in her foster home than the dogs to start with, even though she can have a tendency to be a bit excited when around them. She runs after them but the first time she met one of the cats here she tried to rub her face on them like she was a kitten.. Little Roxy Red Dogs (as she is known) has such soulful eyes and watches intently when you speak to her.. She will try to please whoever she chooses to make her home with, and I am sure they will be just as pleased at having her as a best friend.

Roxy was adopted on 29 August 2008 after 2 months in foster care

  • Cattle Dog x
  • female
  • 01 April 2008
  • $250
  • 12 June 2008
  • 29 August 2008

Animals in our Care

These animals have been rescued from various pounds and shelters by volunteer Foster Carers who provide the animal with a safe haven until they can be permanently rehomed. They are located throughout Sydney, Australia.

Please note that descriptions of breed, age and size are given in good faith and are based on assessment of the animal's features, together with veterinary opinion. We cannot guarantee the age and breed of any animal listed.

All dogs and cats listed come desexed, vaccinated, wormed, microchipped and heartworm tested.

Also have a look at our Dogs in Care pages for more dogs available for adoption.

Last updated: 12 June 2008