August 23, 2021  |  Happy Tail


Mandy was transferred into the Maryland SPCA from another shelter at the start of May, 2021.

She was a lovely dog, but after five weeks in our shelter with no applications, she was placed in a foster home to prevent stress. Then she really flourished!

The foster family said that Mandy is a great family dog.

“Everyone who meets her, loves her. She is really good with young kids and meeting new people and she can entertain herself for a long time with just a tennis ball. If we are all quiet in the house, she just goes in and lays on the couch until we are moving again.

“Mandy knows ‘sit’ and ‘off’ and is working on ‘wait’. She loves to take walks and is working hard to improve her leash reactivity. She is housebroken and crate trained. Mandy would do best in a single family home with a fenced yard because she can be difficult to walk on leash. She would love to have another young, playful, social dog similar to her own size in her home!”

Mandy was adopted on July 24 and was renamed “Toast” as she warmed right up to her family.

These long-time foster stories are only possible with funding. The Maryland SPCA relies almost entirely on donations to help pets and people. Thanks to corporate sponsors like Mile One Autogroup, we can continue to give pets like Mandy the time they need to find a family.


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