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Get to Know Scarlett

Breed

Boxer/Bloodhound Mix

Gender

Female

Age

2 Years

Weight

41.56lbs

Location

Adopter's Home

Scarlett's Story

Do you sometimes find yourself taking the long way home to leisurely enjoy the quieter streets in your neighborhood? Scarlett gets it.  Scarlett may be her name but she’s really more a ‘shy violet.’  Scarlett came to us from one of our rural transfer partners in Oklahoma and this sweet and stunning southern belle prefers to take things slowly, away from lots of hustle and bustle.  While she is a bit hesitant with people, if you give her a little time she warms up and gives a nice gentle tail wag and happily accepts some gentle head pats.  Scarlett may be a wallflower with humans, but she becomes the life of the party with doggy friends!  She plays confidently and appropriately with her canine buddies!  Scarlett was adopted shortly after she arrived and was returned to us when the family determined that she was not a good fit for their household.  The commotion of the shelter is tough adjustment for this gentle, shy girl, but with the support of staff and volunteers, Scarlett is patiently waiting for the right forever home!

Scarlett would do best in a quiet home without young children.  She would love to find an experienced and patient owner who will give her all the time she needs to adjust to her new surroundings and will love her unconditionally.  Once she has been given time to get comfortable with her people and her environment, Scarlett will surely be able to be introduced to new people and experiences gradually.  Loud noises and sudden movements can make her a bit uneasy, so a neighborhood with quiet streets for you to explore together would be ideal.  Since she does enjoy the company of other dogs, a home with a suitable dog buddy could help her feel at ease!  Scarlett is a playful pup at heat!  She absolutely loves to play fetch and enjoys playing with stuffed toys just as much!  She would be delighted to chase a ball and have a pile of stuffed toys to chew on!  Think your home is just right for this beautiful girl to blossom?  Then you have to come and meet Scarlett!  She’ll surely reward you with all the love in her sweet doggy heart! 

  • You + a tennis ball = my perfect day.
  • I love to play and wrestle with other doggy friends!
  • Did someone say 'treat'?  I'll take them all!
  • Squeak!  Squeak!  I love Squeaky chew toys!
  • I'm a people person!

Dislikes

  • I would love to find a home with children 15+.
  • I need a little extra time to warm up to people I don't know.
  • I prefer quiet environments that aren't crowded.