Fausta – Adopted!

Fausta found her way from wandering the street to Long Beach Animal Care. Given she was chipped, she had to wait 10 days in that stressful situation before SCGRR was able to rescuer thanks to a great partnership with the shelter. It was apparent she’d likely been living outdoors for quite some time – infested with fleas, super thin, callouses on her hip bones, an injured toe and a bad cough. Combine that with typical aging stuff like fading eyes, ears and muscle tone. She was a bit of a mess – slinking low to the ground and not connecting at all except when food was present. 

Fast forward to some time in a loving foster home, we start to see the real Fausta emerge. She loves to be around people and will follow you from room to room. She has discovered the joys of soft sleeping places like dog beds, blankets, and even the sofa. She has a playful side – loving the tennis ball – chasing it, lying with it and best of all holding it captive so her foster sibling can’t get it. Very young at heart! She has a competitive side, especially with food or toys, present so she will do best as either an only dog or with a strong energy handler to manage pack dynamics. She is very alpha as well. Cats are an unknown. 

She loves food and needs to continue to slowly put on some weight as well as build up muscle tone. Gentle walks are a great exercise for her. She walks well on the leash and loves getting out to explore. Given her age, she would do best in a single level home with the ability to get traction on area rugs. Access to a backyard would also be a huge plus. She experienced her first doggy chiropractor session (aka massage) with the amazing Dr. Bodenbender in Huntington Beach and seem to enjoy that immensely.

Do you adore seniors? Are you looking to share your life with a low energy gal with a playful side who sleeps a lot but loves to be near with you and go for intermittent walks? Have you completed your application and home visit with SCGRR? If so, please reach out to her friend Nedra at NedraWAGZ1@gmail.com.

To see Fausta’s transformation and playful side, click here 

Fausta’s ID#4481

At 10 years old, her adoption fee is $300.00