He is people oriented but is learning to respect personal space.
He will happily overwhelm you if he has your permission! He knows how to turn on the charm too.
His light brown eyes will melt your heart. He is ideal for someone who wants a dog buddy to go
everywhere with them. He can be active or mellow and has easily adjusted to his foster mom's daily routine.
He figured out that shaking and unstuffing plush toys is fun, and he likes to collect them in a pile
to sleep with. He likes chasing balls but hasn't figured out the part about bringing them back.
He loves the dog park and took to swimming right away with no coaxing.
Abner has learned to sit, stay, lay down and wait. He sits nicely while you put the leash on and for his dinner.
His foster mom taught him not to jump on people, furniture or kitchen counters. So far he has shown great respect for window blinds too.
He usually doesn't pull on the leash and accepts gentle correction with just a tug.
He has mastered going up and down stairs and riding in an elevator!
He is house broken and goes quickly once he is outside so you can enjoy your walk.
He happily walks in the pouring rain and on wet grass too.
He sleeps well in his crate at night but is still working on sleeping out of the crate without
bothering people during afternoon naps with his foster mom.
He isn't afraid of loud noises, like diesel trucks, thunder or sirens.
He rides well in the car and stays in the backseat until it's time to get out.
He has done well with his senior foster brother and gets along well with dogs big and small at the dog park.
He is reactive to small animals like squirrels and cats and can get quite excited.
He has had limited exposure to small children.
Overall, Abner is an awesome dog but he needs a forever family who will reinforce and continue his training.
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