Cora and Millie have enjoyed their first full week at the shelter, playing in our exercise areas, getting long walks with the volunteers, and picking their own toys out of the toy box. The dogs play well together, but do not need to be adopted together. In fact, their personalities indicate they might benefit from very different households.

Cora is a 2-year-old, 30-pound mixed breed with a beautiful charcoal and brown coat. She needs to be where the action is, and if she finds the room a bit dull, she’ll try to liven it up. She’s quite the jumper, so Frisbee catching might be a great way to spend an afternoon with her. She loves to explore on walks—her leash manners aren’t up to par, so we’re walking her in a harness until she improves. But she learns quickly and is food-motivated, so training by her adoptive family should be very easy. She has a lovely, easy-going personality and makes great eye contact with people. She’d do well in an active home with kids who would like nothing more than a fun-loving dog to play fetch with.

Millie, Cora’s calmer sister, is just as smart and just as beautiful. She’s also 2 years old and weighs less than 30 pounds. She has all of Cora’s energy, but settles quickly and snuggles in when her favorite humans are around. She’s a little bit shyer and doesn’t have the “I like to party” attitude that her sister has. She’s more of “I like a quiet night in” kind of canine companion, perfect for those who like to cuddle up with a good book and a hot cocoa at the end of an autumn hike. Millie is developing better leash manners in the short time she’s been with us. Because she is also food-motivated, it should be easy for her adoptive family to continue with her training. We think a quiet home without young kids would be best for Cora. Both dogs can be seen in the shelter, and we welcome you to come down and meet the girls—bet you’ll fall in love with at least one of them!

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