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Sex: Female / Age: 1 years / Size: Medium

🐾 Social, sweet, affectionate

💥Energy level: medium

🐈 Good with cats

🐕 Good with other dogs

👶 Can be tested with children

👽Good with new people

❄ What makes Nelly special: Nelly has a slightly deformed front leg, which is a birth defect. She doesn't let this get in the way of playing or trying to climb on to your lap! 

Little Nelly was born on the streets and grew up amongst a pack of stray dogs being fed and looked after by local animal lovers. Her front paw is deformed, a birth defect which can't be treated, but which doesn't get in the way of her being a happy, playful pup! Because she needed extra care and protection, the people feeding the dogs let her live in the garden of their residential site, but this caused problems with the other residents. Some of the neighbours were so disturbed by little Nelly being in their shared garden, that they threatened to take her to the municipality shelter. Government shelters in Turkey are a hotbed of diseases, and most puppies don't make it out alive. Desperate to find a safe spot for her and give her a chance at having a good life, they asked me to take her. 

Nelly is a sweet girl who loves people. She loves nothing more than getting cuddled, and will plant herself on your lap to make sure she gets all the attention! In the shelter, where she feels safe, Nelly is very easy-going and confident. She gets along with everyone and loves to play with her doggy friends. Nelly walks well on the leash, but can be nervous outside of the shelter. Strange noises and sudden movements can scare her. Nelly happily greets strangers when she is in the shelter, and wants to get cuddled straight away, but can be shy when encountering strangers when she is out on the leash.

Nelly is very soft-natured and is good with cats. She really deserves a safe, comfortable, stable home with a family who can give her all the cuddles she wants!

Some vets may recommend amputating Nelly's bad leg. The decision whether to amputate is one we can take in consultation with Nelly's adopters and their vet. The procedure can be carried out in Turkey before Nelly travels.

TThe dogs arrive in their homes microchipped, up to date on their Rabies and Mixed vaccinations, spayed/neutered, dewormed and deflead and tested for Heartworm, Ehrlichia, Leishmania and Anaplasma. The dogs visit the vets for a final health check before they travel. If needed, their teeth are cleaned and X-Rays are taken of any potential areas of concern. Any concerns or potential health issues we are aware of will be communicated with you beforehand.

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