If Boscoe were a person, he would be a very choosy voter. If you were a candidate, you would have to let him find out everything about you and earn your trust.
Then once you have his vote, you may also have his permission to give him rubs, massages and lap cuddles.
At first, this sweet boy was fearful and tense in the kennel. Given patient affection by staff and volunteers, he's learning to be cautiously trusting, romping in playtime to catch toys and rolling over for petting. He'll even offer a smile and a quick kiss to his new human friends.
Boscoe needs an adopter who will be patient and take the time to earn his trust and can set consistent behavior boundaries so he knows what's expected of him. In return, he promises to be a loyal and loving companion.
Boscoe will do best as the only pet in an adult-only home with a secure fenced yard. A home in the country away from other dogs and with adopters who can be with him most of the time would be ideal.
And remember, all APA adoptions come with free behavior assistance through APA's behavior team. And when you adopt a dog from APA, you are saving not one, but two lives - the life of the dog you're bringing into your home, and the next dog APA can save in the adopted dog's place. .
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