Requirements: The adopter must understand Pollo resource guarding and handling issues and understand how to work with this behavior. A minimum of 6 visits to the shelter is required where you will spend time with him, the staff who works the closest with him, and the Director of Enrichment and Behavior and/or our Behaviorist. This requirement is important to ensure that Pollo has the safest and most successful adoption possible. It is crucial to understand the correct way of handling this behavior to avoid any situations where a bite may happen. Pollo will need continued behavior modification which could ultimately help him learn to feel comfortable with allowing people pet him and/ or brush him.
I'm Pollo! and the first thing your should know about me is I'm a big personality in a small package. I have come a long way while I've been here at ACS. But now I am a very sweet boy who loves my daily walks, like being held, and given treats of course! I am in a play group with three other little dogs and do well. So therefore I could potentially do well with the right dog about my size in a home. Because I don't like my front feet touched it would be best if I am not placed in a home with small children. I'm a calm laid back that would love to be a little partner to someone.
If you are interested in Pollo and meet the requirements and are willing to take the time to get to know him please contact Animal Care Sanctuary at 570-596-2200
Disclaimer: Dog classified under this section are animals with single and/or multiple bite histories, who we feel can be rehomed under the strict guidelines and requirements that the interested adopter must follow. These guidelines are in place to provide the best home possible for the dogs.
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