Hugo was found in a parking lot and never claimed by his owners, so he became a member of the Rescued Tails family. Hugo is a very friendly guy who absolutely loves his tennis balls. Hugo knows some commands--sit, down, stay and come, and also does a few tricks. He is very calm indoors, but likes to expend his energy when he's outside. Hugo walks great on a leash. At 92 pounds, Hugo is the perfect example of a gentle giant.
Hugo is participating in our Rush to Rescue program, so he is currently being fostered by a pair of offenders at the Rush City Correctional Facility. While there, he will be attending a training program with a certified trainer and will be working on his commands with his handlers.
Update from Hugo's handlers: Meet Hugo, the big, friendly dog. Hugo is a young dog that loves to play. He enjoys playing with, chasing and chewing on tennis balls. He also enjoys stuffed toys, but he will quickly destroy them. Hugo is housetrained and he lets you know when he needs to go to the bathroom by pacing and sitting at the door. He's a great dog with a great attitude, but would do best as an only dog. He wants to see everything. He's a leaner and loves attention. He is working on crate-training, and at night he often sleeps in his kennel on his own. Hugo is food-motivated with softer, yummy treats. Overall, Hugo is a big, friendly dog. He is clumsy and happy, with a sad-looking face. He doesn't drool unless he is drinking water, then all bets are off. Be prepared to have a buddy by your side!
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