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Stella

Female Adult English Setter

Hi there! I'm Stella and if you're looking for your perfect dog, I may just be her! I'm a freshly 3 year old English setter. But don't l... show more

Hi there! I'm Stella and if you're looking for your perfect dog, I may just be her! I'm a freshly 3 year old English setter. But don't let that scare you off! I'm just as happy laying on the couch with you as I am exploring the park. I love people, children, other respectful dogs, and even cats! I'm just happy to have someone to hangout with. I will go after your chickens though...I'm a bird dog! And because I love my people so strongly I do whine for a little while when you leave..up to 30 minutes. Is that something you can handle? I believe with some work I would eventually come to realise my humans always come back. I walk nicely on my leash and I love to swim, but above all I really love snuggling. Im also very smart and eager to please! I do have a couple minor issues. My back end has some arthritis and it does tend to hurt a bit. Sometimes when it's really bad I growl when you touch it, but I never bite! Because of this, I'll never be able to be a hunting or running/mountain hiking dog, but I can still play with the best of them! I take daily joint supplements and sometimes antinflamitories to manage my worst days. While I love children, I can't promise I wont nip if they jump on my back end and hurt me. I also have a bit of a dry eye issue and take daily eye drops. But I dont mind! Because I'm an English Setter, I have a high prey drive and may not do good in an unfenced yard or a yard with a short fence. And do to my whining while I'm alone (no home destruction just noise) I wouldn't do too well in a rental home. Crates also make me very sad! I just want to be with my humans! A home with retired parents or no close neighbors is my perfect fit! If you're looking for a nice, affectionate and respectful dog, I'm your girl! Please fill out a statement of interest at https://alternative-humane-society.com/ I can't wait to meet you! show less