Libby is about as sweet as they come, and has definitely tapped into her inner Princess. She was quite timid and fearful of many things upon her arrival, including stairs, doors, black shoes, a hand near her face, riding in the car, people yelling or speaking loudly, etc. Libby is much more confident now, & will strain on the leash to approach other dogs during a walk, even if they're considerably larger than her.
She's still very anxious on car rides and continues to be fearful of being struck with a hand. There are several human neighbors she considers her special friends, and automatically tries to walk up their sidewalks for a visit. She tries to catch up with unsuspecting butterflies, tiny toads & birds, and appears disappointed they don't sit and wait for her.
But her absolute favorite thing to do is visit her foster care home, which is Libby's version of going to a resort. Her foster mom Denise (a CPCRN associate) and I are friends & co-workers, and often bring Denise's 3 Cairns, her fosters & Libby together for socializing. They clearly all enjoy each other's company, and spend lots of time in the fenced-in yard together. Libby rarely barks, but she enjoys standing out on Denise's deck and barking at the gate in the fence, for unknown reasons.
This photo is from a recent "sleepover" she had with her Cairn cousins & Denise's family. We think Libby is happy with her life and knows she is loved by many. A big thank-you to CPCRN and to my Cairn Terrier mentor, Denise H.!