Henry is 52 lbs of sweetness! He is gentle, eager to please, smart, and is taking to training easily. He has such a great expressive face. He is looking for an active family either as an "only" or with a canine buddy. An experienced dog family will do great with Henry!
We have found that Henry is not super comfortable with physical affection from people he is not very familiar with. Even when he loves you, he'll sit on the couch with you but he's less excited about a lot of petting, hugging, etc. He is staying with our friends at Kompletely K9 Dog Training and doing amazing! Kristen told us, “today he helped me with a neighbor’s dog who has been very reactive on leash with other dogs. We were able to get to the point where they could actually meet. Henry was excellent through the whole exercise and wasn't pushy at all with her. I have noticed since he's been here that he doesn't seem to be a dog who's big on affection. My suggestion to anyone who fosters or adopts would be to let him solicit affection. I think he needs to have time to know and trust the person before he can handle the affection. He may never be a cuddly dog, but he loves walks, activity, and other dogs. He has been on walks now with 1-3 other dogs and has been fine. He met my dog savvy cat on leash and was very respectful. That doesn't mean he might not try to chase a cat out of fun if it ran, but he didn't show any aggressive tendencies.”
"Henry is doing well. He's coming along with his training. He is a goofy playful guy. I think he would do best in a home without a lot of traffic (strangers). He has been fine meeting people, but you can tell by his body language he's a little uncomfortable with new people. Because he's handsome and so friendly it's hard to explain to people that he really doesn't want to be pet. He sometimes solicits affection, but touch isn't something he craves. He would rather go for a walk or just hang out near his people but in his own space instead of cuddling. I think he would enjoy being in a home with another dog. He loves other dogs and likes to play. It would be best if he's not in a home with young kids who want a cuddly dog."
To learn more about Lucky Pup Rescue, please visit our website: www.luckypuprescue.org. If you have interest in any of our dogs, please fill out the application and we'll work with you to find a great match for your family: http://www.luckypuprescue.org/#!adoption-application/c1aw8.
Please note, we do not have a physical facility where our dogs are housed, they are cared for in our network of wonderful foster homes throughout New England. If you find a dog you would like to meet, our expectation is that, once approved, you will travel to meet the dog in the foster setting where they are feeling safe and loved.
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