Wunda Wunda is my name.
Oh boys and girls, I’m glad you came.
We’ll have fun and we’ll play games.
Won’t you play with me?
“Only my name is Wanda, not Wunda.
“I am a very petite, beautiful (if I do say so myself),
2½-year-old black girl with clever eyes and an intelligent face. I
may never be a social butterfly, but I will make a wonderful, calm
and peaceful companion.
“I’ll do anything for a treat. Well, almost anything. I’m still a
little shy at times, but foster Mom says I’ve come a long way. I
used to eat treats only when they were thrown on the floor. But now
I’ll take them by hand in most situations.
“I enjoyed being an ambassadog at the booths I visited with my
foster Mom. I met and accepted lots of other pets and learned that
kids are great, too, even little kids, especially if they have
“I love long walks and an occasional romp in a big yard or the
GPI dog park. But I’m also perfectly happy to stretch out for hours
on my dog bed. I’m quiet and peaceful, and probably am less active
than most other greyhounds my age. Except when it’s meal time. Then
I eat like a Power Vac on steroids.
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Wanda has shown a huge improvement since we started fostering
her. She is a pleasure to have around the house and is more
comfortable with pets and hugs every day. She lets us know when she
needs to go outside or when it’s past dinner time. But she’s not
obnoxious about it. She’s wily about seeking treats, but not
mischievous. Wanda never gets into trouble.
Although she enjoys the companionship of our two mellow
greyhounds, she's fine when left home alone. She seemed to be fine
with small dogs. Wanda probably will do well in a home with older
children. She is very comfortable with our visiting 10- and
If a family with a cat is interested in adopting Wanda, we are
willing to do additional tests to see how they get along.
And in case you were wondering, “Wunda Wunda” is the name of a
children’s television series starring Ruth Prins that aired in
Seattle between 1953 and 1972 on KING-TV.