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Adoptable Pet of the Week: Kira

Meet Kira, the newest Adoptable Pet of the Week! Kira is a sweet girl searching for her forever home.

Her friends at Animal Welfare League of Arlington had this to say about her:

Kira is the literal definition of ‘heart-meltingly cute’! Whenever someone comes to greet her, she starts to wag her long tail very fast. Once she is comfortable with you, she likes to lean into you.

Kira is a very sweet dog who is very perceptive and wants to please. She is super smart and responds to commands including sit, stay, up, down, paw (shake), wait and off. In the house, Kira is mostly a couch potato. She loves to curl up on a sofa, bed or a dog bed and chill with you. She is very self-sufficient and does well staying alone, including in a crate. She is also housebroken. She loves going for walks — she walks well on a leash and used to go hiking or running with her previous dog guardian.

Kira was rescued from Qatar and brought to the US as a puppy. She spent most of her life in a home where she was trained and well-loved and cared for. The last few months have been filled with many changes, so she has been a bit stressed. Kira’s sensitive personality means that she is looking for some specific things in her new home.

Kira seems to prefer feminine-presenting people and can be nervous around young children, men and some dogs. Kira is looking for a single person or a family who will be committed and patient with her as she takes time to settle into her new home. She has spent time with dogs who are older and mostly ignore her but may be overwhelmed by younger or more exuberant dogs. Our team would love to talk to you more about Kira and how she might fit into your family

Are you and Kira a match? Read her complete profile to learn more and how to start the adoption process!

Want your pet to be considered for the Arlington Pet of the Week? Email [email protected] with a 2-3 paragraph bio and at least 3-4 horizontally-oriented photos of your pet. Please don’t send vertical photos — they don’t fit in our photo gallery!

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