Dog | Female | Age: 1.5 | Terrier mix | Spayed/Neutered | Up-to-date on vaccinations
Penny (aka Lucky Penny, Pretty Penny, Penny Pants, Pennykins, Penny Pie) is a love bug who has survived a lot in her young life. A 2021 Texas ice storm rescue, Penny has a scrappy personality and a feisty energy fitting for her age. She’s come a long way in the seven months since we adopted her from ATRA (Airedale Terrier Rescue and Adoption, Inc.) in Waukesha. Through training she’s learned to sit, lie down, heal, and come. She loves when her humans wake up or come home and is a champion cuddler. She needs more time to overcome anxiety around new people and animals.
Penny has been in homes with a cat and a dog, but we believe she will do best as the only pet in her home. She needs more time training on her socialization skills before she spends more time at the dog park and day care.
Penny is spayed and in good health. She was underweight by 10 lbs seven months ago, but today is a healthy 40 lbs with a terrific appetite.
Penny will thrive in a home where she is the only pet and her human(s) have plenty of time and attention to continue her training and socialization. A fenced yard would be ideal as she loves to run, fetch, and explore.
As you can see from her photos, Penny is adorable. She has a wiry coat, bright beautiful brown eyes and long eye lashes.
Penny has a fascinating genetic background: According to Embark DNA testing, she’s 50% American Pit Bull Terrier, 11.9% Catahoula Leopard Dog, 11.5% Australian Cattle Dog, 7.9% Blue Lacy, 7.3% Plott, 6.4% Cocker Spaniel and 5% American Leopard Hound.
Please note that the animals in these listings have not been assessed medically or behaviorally. If you are considering bringing a new pet into your home, we strongly encourage you to request vet records and the animal’s full behavior history from the previous owner.