Special Dog Seeks Special Home: Adopt Fetching Lady Lisa

This series is dedicated to local pups having a harder time finding their forever homes, whether it be due to age, physical impairments, or just needing a little extra attention. We could all use a friend rn, so we’re spreadin’ the woof about this special somepawdy.

Adopt Lady Lisa from Animal Care League

Name: Lady Lisa

Stats: 5-year-old, 102 lb Akita mix

Location: Oak Park

Rescue: Animal Care League 

Sidewalk Dog: Wow, we ruv all 100+ lbs of her. Tell us more!

Akita mix smiling at camera

Animal Care League: Lady Lisa is just a goof lookin’ for her ball. This gal is so silly and affectionate with her volunteer friends and a very faithful companion who will shower her human with adoration and love for life. She’s active too, and loves playing fetch and going on hikes. 

SWD: What an absolute doll. What are her special needs?

ACL: Lady Lisa came to the shelter in March 2019 after she was left tethered to a fence all alone. She’s been waiting a long time and has come so far since those scary days! She responds better to females and will need a patient home.

SWD: Girl power—we get it. What else is she into? 

ACL: A top dog dancer, she does a cute little bounce and twirl when you grab her leash. She loves tennis balls and stuffed toys (and is a pro at dismantling them). She likes to catch bees during spring and summer walks. 

SWD: What a honey! What kind of home is she lookin’ for?

ACL: She needs to go to a patient dog-savvy home. Adults only, and she wants to be the apple of your eye (only pet). Oh, and family must love fetch. 

Interested in giving Lady Lisa her forever home? Head over to her adoption page

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