I am already neutered, housetrained, purebred, a special needs pet, up to date with shots, not good with dogs, and not good with cats.
JackJack is a sensitive little soul, looking for someone kind, patient, and gentle to give him their love, companionship, and a forever home. He’s had a tough time after losing his leg in an accident two years ago. He is a neutered, rough-coated male and has lived in Maryland all his three years and currently resides in the Frederick, MD area. He is in great condition and weighs about 20 lbs.
His current family saved him from euthanasia after he was struck by a car and his injury was left untreated. His right front leg was allowed to turn gangrene and the people who owned him at that time took him to be put to sleep when they didn’t want to care for him. His current people found out about him and agreed to take him after having his leg amputated, which was the only option for his health at that point. Jack has had no other health issues, is up-to-date on all his vaccinations, and will be micro-chipped prior to adoption.
Jack made a great rebound after his rehab and has been a part of his current family for two years, but he has gradually become so sensitive to the barking of his canine brothers and sisters, it is too overwhelming - they are a big crew. It causes great anxiety for him and after consulting a vet-behaviorist, it was agreed that Jack would be happier living out his days as a spoiled only-pet in a calm environment. His vet-behaviorist said this is not unusual for a dog that has gone through trauma. A child-free home would be best for Jack, as well, since again, the noise may upset him. He has had a large backyard, but a small yard would be fine, too. Apartment/condo living would most likely be okay, but his new owner would have to be dedicated to his exercise and health needs.Thirty minutes of exercise each day would be optimal for him to keep his weight down and for general wellness. Since he is a tripod, his weight is an important consideration. He is crate-trained. He loves to play with toys, but doesn’t like to share unless he tells you so. He is used to professional grooming, but loves to air dry instead of having the blow-dryer used on him.
Jack is fine with the everyday noises we associate with living and the world around him, it just appears to be the barking of other dogs which upsets him. He has shown very little-to-no storm phobias. His disability doesn’t slow him down; that said, he is fairly low-energy and likes to lay on the back of the couch, watching the comings and goings of the world around him. He doesn’t jump on people and is great about letting you know when he needs to go O-U-T. He doesn’t beg or bully for people food. He has had some professional force-free clicker training, and is very handsome (as you can see!). He is super SMART! Jack makes friends with people wherever he goes. He will cuddle with you for reading or t.v. Jack does need a ramp to go down most stairs more than 2-3 high, but his current family built a sturdy outdoor ramp for him and he uses it very well! He doesn’t mind being carried down the stairs one bit.
If you think Jack might find a place in your life and add some zest to your day, please contact us immediately for additional information at email@example.com.