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This handsome boy is Cisco, a 4 yr. old black and white Blue heeler mix weighing 32 lbs. He is crate trained and potty trained and uses the dog door when he needs to go outside. Cisco loves everyone and would do great in a family with older kids. He is happy and a very smart young man. Cisco is learning to walk on a leash, but still pulls a bit. He knows basic commands--sit, stay, down, back. He is definitely submissive and has asked for a quiet, loving family of his own. Because he insists on playing, he does not do well with older dogs. He sits when he wants something (this is his way of saying please) Cisco loves to go on walks and asks please to have his harness put on.
We're guessing on his breed, but we think Cisco is a heeler/minpin mix, his body being heeler with the ticking, and his head and face with the fine lines of a miniature Pinscher.
This is what his foster says about Cisco--Cisco is an awesome little boy. He's peppy when he's out and about, but what he really enjoys is cuddling, (he's an adorable snugglebug) sleeping, and eating. Cisco listens well. He does like to steal food and hoards bones from other dogs. Cisco thinks he's a lapdog. He likes to snuggle up close. He gets a lot of compliments on his looks when he's out on walks. He's good with dogs and cats and kids.
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