Joplin is a beautiful, black and tan, 4 year old Dobie with natural ears and a docked tail. She is very loving and I have really enjoyed having her with me.
Joplin is completely house trained. When she first came I had her sleep in her crate but now she usually sleeps in my room or in a chair in the family room.
Joplin does not immediately accept new things, i.e. people, dogs but I have had no problems getting her acquainted with new visitors that come to the house. She craves attention from everyone.
She has learned to play, which she didn’t do when she first came to me. She is most comfortable with smaller dogs. Large male dogs frighten her. Joplin needs time to feel comfortable with new dogs. Not sure what her history is but know that she has produced several litters. Perhaps that’s why she prefers females and small dogs over large male dogs. She is very good with the resident Pug and plays with the Westie.
I have introduced Joplin to my outside cat. She is interested but not aggressive. For adopter who has patience and would be willing to work with Joplin, I think she would do ok with cats. My cat is an indoor/outdoor cat and is not always around.
I am able to trim her nails without fuss. She has no food aggressions. Joplin has gotten better with her recall and obedience.
If you want a dog who loves to lay at your feet with her stuffed animals and go for walks, Joplin is your girl.
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