We are looking for a foster home (ideally with a view to adopt) for Marley, a 5-year-old labrador/golden retriever cross.
Marley’s current owners feel she needs a quieter home, a decision that was reinforced when their son fell onto Marley when she was sleeping, startling her into biting his lip. As their son is autistic and sometimes cannot control his actions, they want to avoid a similar situation and find somewhere calmer to relax. It’s important to point out that Marley originally came from a home where she had witnessed domestic violence so this one-off reaction to being spooked is understandable.
Marley lives with other dogs and is described as the alpha female. She is happy to play and interact with them but also likes her own space and will let them know when she’s had enough and wants to be left alone (no more than growling). She lives with three cats and is very respectful of them.
Marley has had TPLO surgery in the past and has now fully recovered. She suffers from travel sickness and is used to being left for several hours at a time.
If you think you could offer Marley a suitable foster home, please fill in an application form.