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Holly

Status: Available
Age: 2 years
Sex: Spayed Female
Size: Medium
Looks Like: Hound x

**Please Note: I have things to learn and some unique needs, but don’t’ worry - our staff will provide guidance and adoption advice for my love and care.**

Hi, I'm Holly!

My goal is to understand human affection. I grew up outdoors in Puerto Rico, and when that’s your story, you learn to look out for yourself. No one taught me how to make friends—well human friends anyway. These humans who seem fascinating and mysterious also seem strange and confusing...until I arrived at Berkeley Humane and got to experience what it means to receive attention and affection from nice people.


When I got to this new place after a long airplane ride, they sent me to stay with a foster person. Her name was Cat. (How’s that for irony.) It seemed so strange that a person would want to take care of a little dog like me? I wasn’t sure what to do because I didn’t know what she wanted from me. One day, I forgot to wait until she left the room to eat my dinner. She smiled at me and now I only eat when she stays nearby. Dining is actually much more enjoyable with you share a meal with someone you like!


Another time when Cat wasn’t there I jumped up on the bed, and it was really comfortable. When she came in the room, I didn’t get up and she smiled and kept her distance, so I decided that beds were nice things. Now we share the bed, a 50/50 split and I don’t worry too much about the dividing line.


I may be a bit of an introvert and am still trying understand human affection, but I’m learning. My heart longs for love and a chance to be home with you for the holidays!

I am 2 years old.

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Berkeley Humane
(510) 845-7735
2700 Ninth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
dogs@berkeleyhumane.org
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