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Anatolian Shepherd / Labrador Retriever / Mixed

Details about Calista

  • ID D220239
  • Available for Adoption
  • Species: Dog
  • Gender: Female
  • Estimated Birthdate: 2/27/2020
  • Breed: Anatolian Shepherd / Labrador Retriever / Mixed
  • Good with Dogs: Yes
  • Adoption Fee: $425

Hi there I’m Calista, but my foster family calls me Cali. I am a fun-loving girl who just loves everyone I meet. I do tend to bark when I see a new person or dog but that’s just because I am so excited to make new friends. Once I have been introduced, I quiet down. I am looking for a family of my own that can keep up with my energy or that has another dog that I can play with. I just LOVE to wrestle with the resident dogs. My foster mom laughs at me because sometimes I get vocal when playing and she says I sound like a whale. I sleep in a kennel at night right now and am quiet but would love to be able to curl up with my family and snuggle at night. I am working on my manners when it comes to jumping and pulling on a leash but usually if you say no I correct my behavior. I haven’t been around cats but there are chickens where I live now and I am very curious about them. So either no cats or a very dog-savvy cat would be ideal.

I know where I am supposed to go potty and when I need to go I go to the door and let you know. Sometimes it's by pacing, other times if I really have to go I will whine. Once I have had a chance to get my zoomies out there is nothing better than laying in my dog bed chewing on a bone or toy. My foster mom has told me she is impressed with how well I share with the other dogs in the house.

Like I said I am just a loveable girl who would like to have a family of her own. If you think that might be you, turn in an application!

Calista weighs 50 lbs and is from a reservation in South Dakota. If you are interested in getting to know this animal better, please fill out an 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.

If you'd like to donate towards this pet's care, you can donate to our Animal Care Fund. Our Animal Care Fund supports the medical and veterinary needs for all Ruff Start Rescue animals. You'll be able to enter this pet's name on the second page of the donation form.