from Kathy, July 14
Pluto seems to be a young dog, somewhere under a year. He has shown no aggressive tendencies toward Maggie or Kadie. We still have to try him with a male, but so far so good as we have not had to make any corrections at all with him. (Upon arrival, Pluto was aged at 3-4 years, so I'm not sure where the discrepancy here is and why Kathy thinks he is under a year old. I think she may be judging him by his playful behavior.)
from Kathy, July 16
Pluto was let out today with an older pit who has been retrained so that he does not fight. The two males did their "ego, stiff-legged waltz and then locked legs". Richard said "No" and they both trotted off. With anyone who can be calm and just say "No" I think Pluto will be okay. If the people freak out and start yelling or hollering, I think he will either feed off the drama and start fighting, or slink away in confusion. From Kathy's notes on July 16, it's clear that Pluto has been without someone to guide him. He needs a home with a family to love him and give him direction. He's a sweet boy. He has responded well to Kathy and Richard in a short time
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