Leia (a.k.a. Princess Leia) was found wandering the streets back in December with an eye injury. Emergency Animal Medical Technicians brought her to the Arizona Humane Society, where she made a full recovery and has been waiting ever since for someone to stroll through the door and fall in love with her wonderful personality.

She isn’t difficult to buy for, as this 2-year-old loves any toy that squeaks. True to her breed, this black Labrador mix will fetch a tennis ball for as long as you care to throw it and she would love to find a home with a big yard and an owner with a good throwing arm. While watching her ricochet about the yard, you may find it hard to believe that she’s mastered a fancy trick where she “sits pretty” (sits upright while balancing on her back legs). She is also housetrained and likes to ride in the car.

When she has reached the point exhaustion, this people-oriented pooch will seek out attention from someone nearby and she will lean on you while you give her a doggy massage. Eventually, she melts to the floor and rolls over for a good belly rub before she crashes out and takes a long nap.

Leia is available at the Sunnyslope Campus located at 9226 N. 13th Ave. Her adoption fee is just $35 and includes her spay surgery and vaccines. To set up a meet-and-greet, call 602-997-7585 and ask for animal ID number A465285.

Leia may be adopted before you reach the shelter; however, there are many other dogs who are in need of a loving home. Visit www.azhumane.org to see them now.


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