born ~August 2021

11 lbs.

Learning Crate Training!

Learning House Breaking!

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”

― Lao Tzu

Introducing Fern! In all of her grey beauty, Fern brings with her a timidness that is evident upon meeting her. She is, in all accounts, a baby. At around 12 weeks old, Fern weighs just about 11 pounds. She likely will get to be around 50 or so pounds when full grown — but could be larger or smaller! 

Housebreaking, Crate-Training, and Commands

Fern is working past her nerves and because of this, is still working on crate and potty training. Her crate is her safe space though, and she’s happy to spend her time quietly in her kennel. 

Behavior around other Dogs, Cats, and Kids

Fern may be timid, but when she’s around other dogs, she perks right up! Seeing other confident dogs play and bounce around helps her realize that she can do so, too. Because of this, she’d likely do best in a home with another confident dog who can show her the ropes! 

Behavior around People

Fern is sweet, but because of how shy she is, she generally does avoid humans. Foster Mom is helping coax her out of her shell, but for now, she still tucks her tail and cowers when she sees a new human face. With time and TLC, she’ll surely realize that the humans that come into her life from here on out are her friends. 

Exercise Needs

Fern doesn’t need much exercise currently, but once she’s got the confidence to do real dog things, she’s going to need lots of playing and exercise! She shouldn’t need more than a typical puppy, however, so expect a few play sessions and maybe some walks! 

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Athens Canine Rescue
P.O. Box 7064
Athens, GA 30604