“In the New Year, never forget to thank your past years because they enabled you to reach today! Without the stairs of the past, you cannot arrive at the future!” It was a journey but I’ve been climbing those stairs. I made it all the way to the pinnacle known as SRT. And now, just another step to go to reach your loving forever home! I’m Roxie and I’m a female, black & white Schnauzer mix with natural ears and a natural tail. I’m about two years old and I weigh about twenty-seven pounds. I’m a little timid and shy as I adjust to my new environment here but I love my human friends and I just love to be petted. You and me…on the couch. You pet me. I lay against you. You stop. I paw at you to keep going! I learned that trick all by myself….and it works! I’ve been around other dogs and though I growled a bit when I first came (remember I was a little scared at first), I’m not growling any more. I think it was my new environment…not my personality. Nonetheless, I should probably not rush to a home with small children until more is known about me and my personality. I’m crate trained and I know how to use the doggy door. I have never had an accident in my foster mom’s house….sounds like I’m house trained to me! At night, I’ve been sleeping in a dog bed in the dining room. I’m a good girl at night and I’ll wait patiently for you to wake up so we can start a new day together! That’s a future I want. I hope you do to. If so, click the ‘Adopt’ tab, complete your adoption application and put me, Roxie, as a dog of interest. My adoption fee is $400.