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Entered: 09/29/2018
Status: Adopted
Age: 4
Color: Liver/White
Weight: 41 lbs.
Gender: Altered Female
Location: Goochland, VA
Health: UTD, HW-, benefiting from antibiotic and anti-fungal treatments for a severe skin infection, benefiting from thyroid supplement for hypothyroid
Temperament: Good with people of all ages, good with other dogs, good with cats

Betty's Story . . .

Original: She is crate-trained but doesn’t like the crate and figured out how to open the crate’s door!  She is a smart Betty!!!” 
Betty came to MAESSR because she has a serious skin condition that needed to be addressed and her Pennsylvania owner did not have the financial resources for Betty’s treatment.  The difficult decision was made to relinquish her to MAESSR so she could be given the help she needed.
Betty has significant skin problems - crusty, red and itching - and no hair on her belly or rear legs.  She receives a couple of medicated baths a week.  She is also on an antibiotic and anti-fungal to help her skin.  The improvement in ten days of this routine and the addition of thyroid supplement has made a major difference in this young lady.  She has much more energy.  All the places on her skin that were oozing and raw are now healing and drying.  Soon she will be healthy enough to be spayed.
She is a sweet girl who has never bitten, snapped or shown any signs of aggressive behavior with people or animals.  She lived with three small children in her former home and was good with them.  Betty was living with eight cats and a new kitten and was very sweet and respectful.  She actually slept with three of the cats. 
She only barks to alert and rarely does that.  She doesn’t dig, jump the fence, submissively urinate, beg for food or counter-surf.  Betty will jump on people in greeting. 
Betty has never had any obedience training but knows “sit.”  She is crate trained but doesn’t like the crate and figured out how to open the crate’s door!  She is a smart Betty!!!   Betty walks well on the leash, rides well in the car, and is very good for grooming and baths. Although she is frightened of severe thunderstorms, she doesn’t have a problem with fireworks and for fun loves to go for walks and play with her tennis ball.  Since she also enjoys playing in a wading pool, she might enjoy living near a lake or river.
This sweet girl will make some family very happy.  Watch for updates as she continues her beautification process and becomes the healthy, happy Springer who will always be ready for walks, ball play and cuddles.