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Hound / Red Heeler / Mixed (short coat)

Details about Ingrid

  • ID D211549
  • Available for Adoption
  • Species: Dog
  • Gender: Female
  • Estimated Birthdate: 10/30/2020
  • Breed: Hound / Red Heeler / Mixed (short coat)
  • Good with Dogs: Yes
  • Good with Cats: No
  • Good with Adults: All
  • Adoption Fee: $425

More about Ingrid

  • Primary Color(s): Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut with White
  • Coat Length: Short
  • Housetrained/Littertrained: Yes
  • Reaction to New People: Friendly
  • Energy Level: Low
  • Obedience Training: Has Basic Training

Hi, my name is Ingrid but my foster mom calls me Mama, Girl or Puppu Dog and I came from Yankton Sioux Reservation. I currently weigh 50lbs, but I need to gain some weight.

I know how to sit and I usually come when she calls.  I also know what "no" means.  I came from South Dakota with my 9 puppies where things weren't so great and now live in a foster home.  I am a good mama to my pups, but they are growing and will soon want homes of their own.  I get lots to eat and nice blankets to sleep on in my crate but I really want my own forever family.    Sometimes I eat too fast so I have a slow feeder and a snufflemat to slow me down.  I 'd rather sleep with my people and sometimes I sneak into bed with my foster dad cause he sleeps in and foster mom gets up early to take me out and feed us.  I don't know what to do with toys but there are some here for me.   BUT I am looking for my Furever Home and maybe you would like to meet me.

I am quiet for the most part.  I like napping on the couch next to one of my foster parents.  Sometimes I like to sit in the middle so they can both pet me.  Sometimes I go to my crate for a nap.  I like people and want to be friends with everyone.  I have met the man next door and he smelled so good I wanted to be best friend cause he smelled like a dog.  I see his dog outside sometimes but we haven't been introduced.  The dog barks at me but I don't bark back.  I like to go for walks down the road and I don't bark at people, cars or other dogs if I see them in the neighborhood.  I don't bark at the horses across the road either.  BUT I do bark when the squirrels are out and I want to chase them.  Foster mom says I probably wouldn't be good with cats or other critters.  I also met foster mom's 5 year old grandaughter and her parents.  She talked to me and gave me some pets.  I loved all of them, especially the mama. 
I sleep in my crate all night without any fuss until foster mom comes to take me out in the morning.  We always go for a short walk before breakfast.  Later we go for a long walk down the road.  I am doing pretty good on a leash but I tug a little.  I had quite a few accidents in the house the first few days here.  I was scared and worried at first.  My foster mom and dad take me out frequently and most days I don't have accidents.  Sometimes I forget and pee in the house, but I'm working on it. I stay in my crate when they run errands.
Check out my photos.  Foster mom says I'm beautiful.  What do you think?  Want to meet me? Because I want to meet you!
Note from foster mom--Ingrid is a really sweet dog.  When we picked her up to foster she was in the back seat with her puppies next to her in a crate. Ten minutes down the road she jumped over the seat and into my lap for the ride home and she weighs about 30 lbs.  She doesn't have any aggression about anything.  She does not guard her food at all or her puppies.  I can play with her ears, toes and tail.  She just wants to be loved.  I think she would do well with other dogs and play nicely.  She sometimes snores very softly when she sleeps.  She will make a really nice family pet.


If you are interested in getting to know me better, please fill out an adoption application at www.ruffstartrescue.org/adopt/adoption-application . An adoption application is the best way to show your interest in an animal and is not a binding contract.

To learn more about Ruff Start’s adoption process and the care our foster animals receive, please visit our How to Adopt page: www.ruffstartrescue.org/adopt/ .