I am already neutered, housetrained, purebred, up to date with shots, and good with dogs.
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Buddy is a tiny Pomeranian who is about six years young. He is well mannered and energetic. Buddy is used to having full reign of the furniture and bed and he lounges aroung peacefully with the other dogs. Buddy thrives with lots of walks, play and cuddle time, and loves to play with stuffed toys! He likes to be with his person all of the time and he is a little shadow that manages to stay out of the way amazingly enough. He is so tiny and light as a feather and needs his harness for walks, not his collar because he with it he will have bouts of coughing and a sensitive throat. Buddy prefers small gentle dogs that don’t challenge him. We are not sure about cats. He is getting better at leaving the Guinea pigs alone, though he is transfixed watching their comings and goings in their two story house. Buddy listens to basic commands and is very smart. Buddy figured out life in his foster home quickly and acts like he has always been here. He has been wonderful off lead in the fenced in school yard, and runs to beat the band.
Buddy needs to be with people that are energetic and can give him lots of attention and walks. They must love being the center of his world, as he will insist that he be their shadow where ever they go and whatever they do. He is good with other dogs and settles into his place easily, but they should be close to his size, as he is a tiny Pomeranian (5lbs) and needs special care. He would be great at agility training, he is nimble and athletic, and loves to toss his stuffed toys across the room in his enthusiastic play. We do not recommend children, large dogs, or aggressive cats. Buddy is perfectly house trained, learned how to use a doggie door on his first day in his foster home, but he is also able to ask to go outside. He listens well, and intentl;, he shows great promise with someone willing to discover his hidden abilities and treasures that he has learned over the years. Foster dad is still learning what tricks and commands he is familiar with, and what are his favorite things to do. He is a quick learner and wants to please please please. He is on a diet of kibble and soft food and gets medication twice a day for a seizure disorder. As long as he is on his meds he does not have seizures and the cost is under $15 per month. Buddy is with Happy Hound Rescue, a 501c3 all volunteer rescue and is in a foster home. He is neutered, had a full dental, is current on all shots, worming, and he has a HomeAgain microchip. His adoption fee is $300 plus a $50 neuter deposit.
• Homeowners: Townhome or house
• Status of adopter: 30+
• Previous dog owning experience: Small dog experience required
• Age of children: 13 and up, may consider younger girls with small dog experience
• Another dog in the home: Another small playful dog or cat would be fine
• Cat(s) in the home: Untested with cats
• Fenced yard: Preferred or ALWAYS leashed
• Time alone on work days: Requires someone who is home most of the time