Our beguiling Foxy is a striking sight to behold, and it is a miracle that she is alive. Foxy came to us from NYCACC, where her owners dumped her because they could not solve the riddle of her mysterious skin condition. She had lost chunks of fur, was battling ear infections and had profuse nose and eye drainage. Just one year old, Foxy was quickly relegated to the euthanisia list, because often Shelters don't have the resources to diagnose and treat.

Fortunately, Foxy won the heart of a very dedicated shelter worker, who rerouted her to our rescue for a second chance. After clearing up flea dermatitis, and infection and then changing her diet to grain free, high quality protein kibble, we saw an immense improvement, with some fur regrowth. Still, Foxy seemed to have ongoing inflammation in her ears and in some spots along her spine. So we did simple allergy testing and discovered a list of things, environmental and dietary, that do not agree with her.

Now, with dietary modifications and an ongoing 1/2 pill daily, we have maintained Foxy's health, and have eliminated allergic response. This simple regimen has saved her life. We've given Foxy a second chance at life, and now it's her turn for a second chance at love.

Foxy would be a trancendent "feelgood" choice for that extra special caretaker, who is moved by her story and willing to commit to a simple ongoing treatment plan. Foxy's limited ingredient food is easily available (and delivered for free) on Amazon.com and Chewy.com, and her daily 1/2 pill costs less than a doggie vitamin. We have taken all the guesswork and expense out of her healthcare going forward.

Gorgeous Foxy is a medium sized dog at 45 pounds, and appears to be a mix of Bullmastiff and Shar-Pei. Foxy has the powerful, muscular stance of the Bullmastiff, coupled with the wrinkled facial features of the Shar-Pei. She has a short, manageable tan coat with a solid black muzzle. Foxy is a vibrant, active older puppy at just one year old. She has moderate energy that requires at least one to two spirited leash walks daily. She would be the ideal walking companion.

Foxy is extremely sociable and craves human touch and attention. She is extraordinarily loving and affectionate, and extremely patient with all kinds of touch. Despite her long-term skin discomfort, Foxy has never snapped or appeared fearful or intolerant of touch in any way. She is an absolute joy, and would be the great love of her adopter's life.

Foxy seems to have an ideal temperament, and and could join just about any kind of home. She would be a great companion to an active single, couple or recent retiree, or she could join a busy family. Foxy could interact well with older children, who are accustomed to respecting a dog's space. She could easily join a multi-dog home, with other easy going dogs, who love to play.

Foxy has great house manners and is house trained and crate trained. Adopters should expect to troubleshoot the occasional accident that will inevitably occur during her transition to a new home. She is in optimal health, and at an ideal lean body weight. Foxy is recently spayed and has been vaccinated for rabies, DHLPPC (distemper, hepatitis, leptospirosis parvo, parainfluenza and coronavirus), and canine flu. She has been boostered as needed. She has tested negative for Heartworm, Lyme, Ehrlichia and Anaplasmosis. She has been dewormed and microchipped.

If you are interested in Foxy, please write to Denise@eskiesonline.com or call/text Denise at 860-908-9738 for more info.

Eskies Online is a 501(c)(3) Multibreed rescue group that serves unwanted American Eskimos and other dogs in need. Our group of volunteer foster homes spans the North East, and our adoption territory extends from Maine to eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, and parts of northern Maryland. Once an adopter is approved, we arrange transportation. We do not adopt dogs beyond our territory. Please visit our website: www.eskiesonline.com for more information about our group and our adoption procedures.