Brenna is being fostered in Memphis, TN.

Hi, My name is Brenna!  I am about 4 years old but am still a puppy at heart!  Sometimes I run laps around the back yard to make my foster mommy and daddy laugh, and boy am I fast! I absolutely love playing with my foster brothers and sisters. I haven't met a dog I don't like. Because of my background (I came from a hoarder), sometimes I don't quiet understand what the other dogs are trying to tell me. But I am learning fast, and I am very quick to please.
It takes me a minute to warm up to new people, but usually not very long. My foster dad says once I get to know you, I am stuck like glue! He calls me 'shadow' sometimes, because I walk so close behind him when we work in the yard or walk around the house. I can be a little hand shy, but I am getting over that too! While my humans are at work, I have free roam of the guest room and haven't needed a kennel since I got to my foster home. When I first got here, I had a little trouble, because I would chew things that I wasn't supposed to. But since I have gotten settled in here, I've learned what is ok for me to chew on and what isn't. Not having accidents in the house was also a challenge at first, but now that I have a rigid schedule I haven't had one in quite some time. My foster dad says I have 'come so far from where I was.' And I am like "Duh, Dad, I came all the way from Mississippi," but I'm not sure that's what he means. I would love to go to a forever home with other dogs, but I would be just as happy being part of a loving two legged family. I am ready to find my forever home and be stuck like glue to my new family for good!



Background on the Columbia10:

On May 29, 2013, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and Marion County Sheriff's Office seized a total of 218 animals (ultimately surrendered by the owner), mostly horses and mini horses which were in the worst shape, having faced years of neglect.  Among that staggering number, were 12 Great Danes, 9 of which came to NMSGDR.  It can only be assumed that these babies have been used simply for breeding and never known the comforts of a true home.  They were found living in their own filth inside wire kennels with only tarps as shelter and little to no access to clean water and fresh food. Some were living only feet from decaying carcasses of animals less fortunate.  Each and every one of these babies has taken to the life of an indoor home, air conditioning and plentiful food and water, and of course the love of a gentle hand.  These beautiful babies deserve the most loving homes.  Three have found their forever homes with their foster families, leaving 6 to steal your hearts and ask for your love.

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