1.5 years

50 lbs.

Recipe for happiness: a canine companion who is sweet, pretty, smart, fun-loving and people-pleasing. Look no further: that’s Kona. She’s serene and a bit shy (that evaporates quickly), and at 1.5 years old, knows the fundamentals -- sit, stay, lie down — and is a quick student. Her best possible day? Hanging out with her humans, doing whatever they have in mind (walks, swims, naps, rides, or a brief review of world politics). Any kind of high energy activity, bring it on. Other dogs her size? Terrific. Small dogs and cats: definitely not.

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