Tiffany the Toy Poodle Maltese at Second Chance Pet Adoption League

Second Chance Pet Adoption League
Oak Ridge, NJ 07438
United States

Toy Poodle / Maltese
Age Range
2 years old
White / Cream
Spayed Neutered

The following is from the Second Chance Pet Adoption League Facebook Post on January 14, 2024 Post for Tiffany:

Tough Tiffany is one of our quirky youngsters looking for the right home. She’s the 10lb non-shedding young female non-shedding designer dog everyone wants in theory, but she’s not going to be a cuddly huggable squeezable dress-up-able perfect little lap dog. She came to us a matted terrified snapping little mess of a dog and has come a long way, but attention and handling has to be on her terms still and she gets overwhelmed easily. She will play with some dogs but isn’t always a fan of them in her space or near her food, and will need an experienced adult only home.

Email [email protected] to meet our little Tough Tiffany in Northern NJ

Original Post:
Young Tiffany was brought to a local pound severely matted by someone who “found” her- since they were able to actually touch and hold her we can only assume she was their dog, as we haven’t gotten that far with her yet 😞. The sedated shave down was the easy part and she’s in good shape physically and we think only about 2 years old, maybe less. Behaviorally, she was all flashing teeth and dramatic kicking and screaming about being picked up or handled or touched. After a couple of weeks of just leaving her alone, she’s starting to calm down, dances and wags her tail for treats and handfeeding, seems interested in squeaky toys, and is allowing minimal brief petting sessions. Every dog progresses at their own pace, and she’s not going to be an instant best friend. Everything must be on her terms. She doesn’t seem crazy about other dogs either, maybe a small calm one she would tolerate but likes her own space.

If you have nothing but time and patience and aren’t looking for an instant connection, and a calm adult only home, please email [email protected] if you are interested in helping Tiffany achieve her full potential. She’s currently fostered in Northern NJ

For more information, please visit the website provided.

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