Gracie #10 Black Labrador Retriever Mix Female 1 Year Old ID #3159
April 14, 2023
Sadly Gracie’s last call came and went with no applications. Today her stiches come out from her spay.
Gracie is a sweet, friendly, gentle, wiggle butt. She loves everyone dogs, people and kids. She is 1 yr old so past most of the puppy issues. She is house and crate trained. She know basic obedience and some tricks as well.
She settles well after exercise.
She loves to wrestle with Phoebe but just as happy to have someone throw the ball for her. She is learning to drop it. She loves to run around the yard checking out all the smells or playing with her squeaky toys. Occasionally she will point when she catches a scent.
She is easy to be with. I would describe her as a really good girl who needs some work on her manners. She does not trash pick or counter surf. She in essence is a pretty well trained puppy.
Gracie will be at Petfest on Sunday April 16th from noon-2PM at Congregation Or off Welsh Road. Co.e by and see for yourself what a wonderful girl she is.
April 9, 2023
Meet Gracie, a 1 year old, petite 46 lb labrador retriever mix ([pointer). She was spayed last week and is ready to find her forever home. Gracie loves to snuggle and give kisses.
She knows many basic commands plus she has a few tricks up her fur. She knows; shake, roll over, and say please (she gives a cute little woof). Gracie is very smart and listens well to corrections. She is fully housebroken and signals to go out. Gracie loves to play fetch, she doesn’t always bring it back, keep away is a classic favorite She is great with kids and other dogs. No cats please Gracie has a high prey drive. Because of this Gracie will need a fenced in yard.
Gracie does need some work with walking on lead. She is very good until she sees a squirrel then pulls like a maniac. I do believe a trainer can help her and maybe switching from a harness to a gentle leader will help.
Gracie would do well in most families, she needs someone that will tire her out. with consistent exercise, walks, yard time play or daycare. Once exercised she settles well. She is an apt student, incredibly sweet and very gentle. Gracie has a lot of love to give your family.
March 31, 2023
Gracie was spayed and microchipped today so she is pretty quiet and sore. She is lying under the dining room table somewhat spaced out poor girl.
I weighed her today and she is still holding at 46lbs. I thought she was too skinny and could feel her ribs and spine when I first got her. I feed her about 1 ¼ cups of kibble 2x a day. It still may need to be adjusted. I think she looks good. I still can feel her ribs but in a good way. She has I high metabolism.
She is an affection sweet girl. Gracie loves to snuggle with us and Phoebe.
She is very athletic. I would like to see her go to an active home. She needs exercise otherwise she can get in trouble. A good dog is a tired dog. I really think she would be great at agility or as a running partner. She loves other dogs and the farmer said she loves kids. She is very gentle taking treats. She know many basic commands plus she rolls over, shakes and says please. She does need work on her manners. She needs some help on not pulling on lead but I highly recommend using a harness. This is expected she is only a year old.
She doesn’t mind the crate when I go out but is not enjoying it at bedtime. She cries for 5 or 10 minutes. She would be content to sleep in your bed.
Gracie needs exercise daily, fenced in yard , no cats she has prey drive. Someone around more often than not. That’s pretty much it. Stay tuned she will be available soon.
March 2, 2023
Gracie is enjoying her time at our home. She loves to watch the goings-ons out our window. She also enjoys snuggling, wrestling and running in our yard with her buddy Phoebe. She loves to snuggle and always has a happy tail going.
We have done a few long walks with her using her harness. She is doing well but had trouble focusing initially. Too many sites and smells. At first I couldn’t even get her attention with string cheese. After mile 2 she was tired enough to begin notice there was cheese present. We walked 3.5 miles she was pooped after. We passed a few dogs we really wanted to play but after a single correction didn’t try to engage them. We stopped and met people and she was very polite. She does pull but she is so small it’s quite easy to control her.
She does have high prey drive. She chased a rabbit in our yard last night. Thankfully the bunny escaped but she definitely wanted to get it. She spent 5 minutes trying to find the poor thing. She is so fast. Gracie needs a fenced yard, that is a requirement.
Other than a fence I think she would be great with most families. She would love to have someone around mostly. She would make an excellent running partner or agility dog. She would be great with kids. She is very good with all dogs and tailor’s her play to the other dog’s energy level. She wrestles hard with Phoebe but when Scout was here she was very gentle.
Gracie gets spayed in a week and will be available shortly after. She would be a great addition. She does need some work on her manners but she is eager student, very food motivated.
March 14, 2023
Gracie had a fun adventure last Friday and went to 2 pet stores. She met lots of people and got lots of attention. She walks well in her harness, but is easily distracted with all the treats and toys. This was her first time ever going into a store. She did steal a fish skin treat when I wasn’t looking. Score for her. One store had a mirror and she was fascinated with her own reflection. That was pretty amusing. I had to coax her away from her image.
She and Phoebe are still having fun. They have a lot of energy but tire each other out.
When Phoebe goes to daycare Gracie just relaxes. Very different energy when Phoebe is gone. I think she would match her energy level to her situation.
I think Gracie would do well with someone that would make sure she got exercise. She doesn’t necessarily need a resident dog. The only requirement would be a fenced in yard. She loves to run in the yard. She also is very fast and athletic. She would make a great agility dog. She really enjoys being with people.
I am still getting to know her. She is very sweet and sensitive. She needs someone to continue with her training. She is an easy dog to live with.
March 7, 2023
Gracie is settling in well. She is super sweet. Her favorite things to do is snuggle with FD and wrestle with Phoebe. When Phoebe is at daycare, she is calm. When Phoebe is home, she loves to play. She matches her energy level to the dog she plays with.
She is crate trained and house trained. She does need some work on her manners. She likes to see what’s on the counters but is easily corrected. She is walking well using a harness. I plan to take her on a some errands this week so she gets used to going into stores. She is very good in the car.
It’s hard to believe Gracie has only been here a week. She is very easy to have at our house. Gracie has an appointment to be spayed March 31st. After she heals, she will be available. If you are looking for a snuggle bug, look no further.
March 2, 2023
Gracie is doing great such a good girl. She has had no accidents since she arrived. Although she is doing better with her crate training. Today she walked in and took a nap.
Phoebe loves the crate and was surprised to find Gracie in there. Gracie loves running and wrestling with Phoebe but she also adapts her play style to do a gentle bitey face with Scout.
She loves to snuggle especially with FD. She gives gentle kisses. Gracie is learning to be a house dog. She responds well to corrections. In addition, to sit and say please she also knows how to shake hands. She is learning wait, leave it and how to walk on lead. She hasn’t even been here a week. She is such a good girl. Stay tuned for more adventures of Gracie.
February 26, 2023
Just a quick foster update to let everyone know how it is going with Gracie. She is doing well, no accidents yet. She is sleeping in the crate. She cries at first but after 5 or 10 min she settles. They are very pitiful cries.
She likes Scout but was very intimidated by Phoebe who is a bit of a bull moose when she plays. Slowly, Gracie is understanding that Phoebe is just playing.
Also, every toy is Phoebe’s. If there are 4 exact squirrel toys the one you have is mine. Phoebe is learning to share kind of.
Now they are beginning to play. We have a 5 min roughhousing rule for inside. Then we throw them outside to run and play. That seems to be working well. They are really engaging now. Gracie mimics Phoebe’s moves then adds a twist. Phoebe learns the new move. They seem to be well matched. Gracie is faster. They both come back pooped. See photo for proof.
Gracie definitely wants to please and responds well to corrections. Still a work in progress.
She was great at the vet’s but cried when she got all her vaccinations. She is scheduled for her spay on March 31st. She will be posted after the stitches are out. I will also get her microchipped.
She was a lite wary of the vacuum but did not run away. More curious and cautious. She wanted to see what it was and keep a bit of a distance.
I bought her a new collar and ordered her a medium harness. We will do our first walk today and see how she is on lead. I think she will be great.
She is a great girl and will be perfect for a family with kids. Perfect size of 46 lbs. She is very gentle and sweet as well. Loves to give kisses.
February 24, 2023
Welcome Grace a 46lb lab mix. She is a little peanut. Gracie is 1 year old and super sweet and gentle. The farmer reached out to Brookline because Gracie kept leaving the farm to go see the little kids at the school down the street. This little girl absolutely adores children and people. She does well with other dogs. She also knows sit and if you ask her to say please she talks to you.
She is a very nice girl. She likes Scout and is a little nervous of Phoebe who immediately wanted to wrestle. I am looking forward to learning more about this sweetheart.
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