Claire Bear is a brittany spaniel mix with short hair. Appoximately 1 yr. old, weighs 50 lbs. Claire is house broken.
She has separation anxiety and does not like being locked in a kennel. She has been practicing calming down while in the kennel but is still very stressed when locked in. Claire will go in the kennel on command. Her kennel is like home base while we are training. She stays in her kennel while I hide treats in the house. Then I will tell her to find it. She stays in there while I hide in the house. I will either say come or blow a whistle for her to come. Claire also eats meals and special treats in her kennel. Trying to associate positive feelings for the kennel.
Claire has picked up on her training very well. She also knows hand signals for sit, lay down, paw, roll over, and stay. She also knows jump as a verbal command. We are training with a clicker and Claire has been very responsive. Claire loves going for walks. She pulls some on the leash and needs to keep learning to control her prey drive. She also does ok on car rides, she is nervous but does not misbehave. Claire is very mellow and sleeps a lot. She will alert you when she hears something. She barks at company but is not aggressive. Claire is a love bug that gives lots of kisses. Claire was found at an abandoned house, tied up with no food or water.
She has been in a few homes since being with this rescue.
Claire really needs someone who can provide her with stability. Someone who will build on trust and confidence. If you want a girl that will love you with all her heart and never want to leave you, Claire Bear is your baby.
She Loves kids and does fine with other dogs her own size. She is not good with cats or small dogs. She has a very high prey drive.
If you would like to learn more about Claire Bear, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The adoption application is located here: http://www.jotform.us/form/31997643682166
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