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I am already neutered, housetrained, purebred, up to date with shots, good with kids, and good with dogs.
Duke is a smart boy who learns quickly. In a short time he has learned how to wait for his meals, and he has come to understand that counter surfing is not allowed. He knows how to Sit and Shake, and he is working on Lie Down and Stay. These last two are a little harder for him, as he just wants to be near you, but he tries really hard to do what you want him to do. Duke will be easy to train, as he wants to please and responds well to positive reinforcement and treats. He is intelligent and focused on his people, looking intently to them for direction. Duke is crate trained and stays in his crate while his foster family is at work. He can also sleep in his crate at night, but he has gained the trust of his foster family and is allowed to sleep with them in their bed.
Because Duke has endless energy, he would benefit from a family that can give him an outlet for that energy. He could be a great walking or jogging partner once he learns to walk on leash consistently and politely. Duke gets along wonderfully with other dogs. He especially loves to play with his foster brother. That dog is much bigger, but Duke is a lot quicker! He is also good with dog-savvy cats. Since Duke follows his nose and enjoys chasing squirrels and rabbits, he will need a fenced in yard for his safety.
Duke does have a sensitivity to noises. He needs a family that can work with him and help him gain confidence. When Duke hears a noise, he will either hide behind you or run into his crate, but within a few seconds his inquisitive nature makes him come out to see what made the noise.
Duke is still all puppy. Therefore, he will need someone who can work with him on his manners, solidify his housetraining, and take him to obedience classes. Right now Duke is going through a chewing phase, whether it is socks or your arm. Anything lying on the ground is fair game to this boy! Duke is learning that getting hugs around his neck is not such a bad thing, but he is still learning. He also jumps up and tries to give kisses.
When Duke is not dancing on his toes or playing with his foster brother, he enjoys being close to his people and lying by their feet or in their laps for a good snuggle. Duke has tons of potential and will grow to be a great dog. If you have room in your heart and home for this adorable boy, please contact his case managers at the e-mail address below.
Please note that an approved adoption application is the first step in a more thorough interview process that is designed to match each dog to exactly the right family, and that the final decision rests with the dog's case manager.
Please read the Adoption FAQ and get an Adoption Application approved before inquiring about Duke.
Contact: ESRA Case Managers, Ellie Starks and Rebecca Thompson email@example.com .