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Hope would do well in pretty much any home situation. She would prefer a large fenced yard as she loves to run around and chase a ball although she would do well without this as long as her exercise needs were met. She enjoys all forms of exercise offered to her. She does well with regular walks and playing in the yard. She is not a suitable dog for an apartment type setting as the German Shepherd in her will bark an alert when people come onto the property or to the door. She would confuse people walking in the hallway as visitors. She is not a problem barker and is in fact quite quiet normally, but you will know when your visitors arrive. Hope greets everyone nicely and likes to have company over. She is a very social girl! What Hope loves best is being around people. Hope is a dog that wants to be near you. She bonds very strongly with her family. We are looking for a home for Hope that has someone around more often than not. This is not to say she cannot go to a person/people that work outside of the home, her foster parents do and she accepts this, but being alone 8 plus hours every day would not be ideal for Hope. She would love to have her family around more than that.
Hope is house trained and will go to the door to let you know when she has to go out. She is also crate trained and sleeps in her crate at night and stays in her crate when we are away from the house. She has been an easy dog to foster and an even easier dog to love. Hope is good with dogs and has settled in nicely with her foster dog brother. She loves playing with him and would do well in a home with another friendly, well-behaved dog, but this is not a necessity for her. Hope would do just as well being the only dog and getting all the attention to herself. Should she be the only dog in the home then she would need to have a couple well behaved and playful dog friends to go for walks with and play with to keep her socialization up. Hope is also well behaved with the cat and ignores him for the most part and only needing the occasional reminder that she's not allowed to chase them. Her foster cat is accustomed to dogs though and knows not to run from a dog or cause a scene. Hope would be fine with a dog savvy cat but we wouldn’t want to place her in a home with a cat that runs or has a fit when a dog is around as this would be far too much stimulation for a young, playful dog to resist. Hope is being fostered in a home with 2 children aged 9 and 11 and does very well with them and misses them when they are at school. She looks forward to their return every day and gets so happy when the boys are back home. Hope walks them to school and is always so forlorn when she has to leave them there.
Hope is being taught basic obedience in her foster home and knows sit. She is working on down and stay. Hope’s new family should commit to continuing her obedience training to bring out the best in this smart dog. She will do very well at school and with practice and commitment will be a star of her obedience school. Hope is getting better at being in the car and weekly trips to school will only improve on this. She isn’t terrible in the car and doesn’t get sick, it just worries her and we are teaching her that car rides can lead to wonderful fun.
If you are looking for a dedicated family dog who will be a loyal and loving companion to all members of the family then this may just be your dog! Hope is looking for the same dedication, love and commitment from her people. She may just be your greatest dog ever!
All Pound Dog Rescue dogs are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, heartworm tested, de-wormed (if required), and micro-chipped prior to adoption. The adoption donation of $400 is applied to assist in the costs of veterinary care and the overall care of the dog. For more information and adoption applications please consult our website at www.pounddog.ca.