Phoenix is great with other dogs when off-leash, but does pull towards other dogs--especially small dogs--when walking on-leash. He is a regular visitor to the dog park and interacts fine with other dogs there. It's unlikely that Phoenix will do well w/ cats, as he pull strongly towards cats while walking on leash. Phoenix is solidly-built, has a large head, and weighs about 70 lbs.
Phoenix is very people-oriented and always wants to be by his person. He is fully housetrained and can remain inside the house alone for 8 hours without any problems. He does not counter surf and has never tried to eat food left on the dinner table.
Phoenix generally walks easy on leash, but again, he does pull strongly when he sees other dogs. He is a good jogging partner and runs alongside his foster caretaker approx 15 miles each week. Phoenix loves to go for car rides and is a perfect passenger.
Phoenix loves to to fetch tennis balls, and drops the ball at your foot perfectly every time. He will play this game for 20 minutes non-stop! Whoever adopts Phoenix will be well-rewarded by a dog who will show unconditional love and devotion.
GSRSV rescued Phoenix from the Oakland shelter in July 2014. Phoenix's adoption fee is $225, which includes a microchip.
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