Hi everyone, my name is Narla
I was surrendered to Lort Smith with some health issues and have spent time in foster care while these were being addressed. I had a fabulous foster carer who gave me everything I needed to thrive, I’m now ready to find my forever home!
The staff and volunteers say I am the sweetest girl. I love nothing more than cuddling up with my human and falling asleep whilst watching our favourite T.V shows together.
I would love an active home, where my family will take me on daily walks, provide mental enrichment and dedicate some time each day to play with me – I do love to play with my human friends!
I would really benefit from dog training classes, not only to learn new skills, but to also build up my confidence.
I can appear a little shy at first but it doesn’t take me long to warm up. When I do, I’ll rarely leave my human’s side – I am incredibly loyal. For now, it’s probably best that I go to a home with children aged 12 years and above.
I will need a family that can help me learn appropriate ways in which to interact with other dogs, as I do at times get a little excitable to meet with them and do not realise how rough I can be. I can go to a home with another dog, however that dog would have to be calm, confident and of similar size.
Now for the boring stuff… I will be adopted out with an adoption disclaimer for my knees, sensitive skin and for a lump that I had removed. The Adoption Centre staff will happily discuss this in more detail.
If you think I sound absolutely perfect for you, please call the Adoption Hub for more information about me and to book in a meet and greet.
Adopting an animal
Adopting an animal is a rewarding experience that will last a lifetime. But before you adopt a pet please take some time to consider the commitment you are about to make. Sometimes the excitement of pet ownership can overshadow factors that should be considered before adoption.
Adopting a shelter pet is a lifelong decision that will have a major impact to your normal, everyday life. Please remember that a cat or dog can live for up to 20 years and they will rely only on you for their wellbeing for their entire life.
- Do I have time to exercise the dog every day?
- Do I have time for puppy pre-school and time to socialise a puppy?
- Do I have at least an hour every day to spend with my cat?
- Do I have time for obedience training?
- If renting, does the landlord permit pets?
- Is the backyard big enough and is the fencing secure?
- Does the whole family want a pet?
- Will the pet be allowed inside?
- Will I have to move interstate or overseas in the foreseeable future?
- Will I have to move to another rental property where the landlord may not allow pets.
Pets are a lifelong monetary commitment, you will need to factor in:
- Weekly animal food bills and necessities
- Yearly council registration
- Monthly medications like heart worm/intestinal worm and flea treatments
- Annual vet visits for vaccinations and check ups
- Unexpected vet bills due to accidents or medical conditions
- Ongoing grooming
- Boarding fees for human holidays
- Enrichment like training, toys etc