Uh...no, I’m not interested in looking at the camera and saying “cheese”. I have WAY more fun stuff to do than that! My name is Jimmy, by the way. And I hate to brag, but I’m awesome. There, I said it! I’m just an all-around really nice dog and I’d love to find a person, couple or family who appreciates how cool I am. I’m about 4 years old, weigh 35# and I’m a "Boxer/Terrier-cetera". I am house-trained and crate-trained. But that’s not all...I’m very smart, eager to please, highly-trainable, friendly with strangers and other dogs, and very loyal to my humans. I could settle in SO easily and effortlessly in a new home!!
I’m playful and moderately-active. Give me the opportunity to get tired each day, and I’m a happy camper. I’d make a great walking buddy for you, or maybe we could also go to the dog park? I’d LOVE to be your forever boy. Please consider making me a member of your family! :)
Breed or Mix: Boxer/Terrier Mix Age: Young (estimated DOB 03-12-10)
Anticipated size: full grown at about 35 lbs. Sex: Male
Basic Vaccinations: Distemper, adenovirus, parainfluenza, parvovirus and bordetella (kennel cough), current until April 5, 2015 (are being renewed by the end of this week)
Rabies Vaccination: Renewed by 380 Animal Hospital on November 15, 2014 with three year vaccination - current until November 15, 2017
Spay or Neuter: Performed by Texas Coalition for Animal Protection at Collin County Animal Shelter on April 10, 2012
Microchip: Implanted on June 1, 2012 - service provided by 24PetWatch.com
Grooming needs: Minimal, no brushing normally needed.
Special needs: Protection from cold weather
Medical issues: None known
Activity Level: Moderate normally - will kick into “high” when playing
Meal time: Has never displayed any food aggression to other dogs
Housetraining: Does good – hasn’t had an accident inside - also, marking is minimal
Barking: Normal, i.e., doesn’t hesitate to bark if a noise is heard or something unusual seen – but has never barked without reason – would probably bark too much if left outside at night – and see below under behavior “Toward other dogs”
Chewing: Doesn’t seem to have any interest in chewing – often ignores rawhide chews when offered - chewing on furniture has never been a problem
Digging: Has never dug any noticeable amount
Greeting a friendly stranger: A little wary of friendly strangers/visitors – does best with adults and older children – tends to get anxious and nippy around younger or small children
Toward other dogs: He is basically friendly to most dogs - however, does not seem to like some and so he is not a good choice for a dog park – also, (this is where it gets a little crazy) he seems to get tired of being around the dogs that he likes – he will stand a few feet from one of them, or a few of them, and start barking at them nonstop – but, never attacks or fights with them - after he is put in his own separate, day time area, he is okay and stops barking – just gets a little cranky and needs some time alone
Toward cats: unknown.
While being petted: Enjoys physical closeness with familiar family members
Walking on a leash: Does very good
Riding in a car: Readily loads up in vehicle – well behaved while riding
For further information please email the address in the box to the right. Anyone interested in our dogs/cats will be required to fill out an adoption application. We do not adopt to anyone living out of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. All our dogs/cats will be spayed/neutered, heart worm tested (dogs), FeLV/FIV tested (cats), microchipped; and current on vaccinations.
We do not adopt on a first-come first-served basis. We review all applications received to ensure that the animal and the applicant are a good match based on our personal experiences with the animal. These animals live in our homes with us so we are familiar with their habits and behaviors.
To fill out an application online or to find out more information about our adoption process, just go to www.friscohumanesociety.com and click on the 'Adoption Application' link.
Dog/Puppy Adoption Donation - $165 Cat/Kitten Adoption Donation - $135
Some of our adoptable cats can be seen at the Frisco Petsmart Adopt-A-Pet cat center 7 days a week. Adoption counselors are onsite every Saturday and Sunday from 12-4pm.
Our next Meet and Greet dog event will be Saturday, October 29th from 12-4pm at the Frisco Petsmart. The Frisco Petsmart is located at 3333 Preston Rd, Frisco, TX 75034 in the Stonebriar Centre near Tuesday Morning and DSW.
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