Douglas was likely raised in an outdoor pen with other hunting dogs. He had minimal experience with humans and was scared of even the softest touch. He never reacted aggressively, he would just try to run away or cower. For the first few months, we had to carry him when we needed to move him -- big baby!
He has been treated for HW disease, neutered, fully vetted and has regained a healthy weight. He has learned how to walk on a leash, but will still get scared if he sees or hears something unfamiliar.
Douglas' ideal home would have a fenced back yard where he can run and be safe, without exposure to the scary world outside. He crates well, so being crated while you're away is no problem. He loves having doggy friends to play with, but he still plays like a puppy, so an easy going playful dog would be his ideal match. He has not shown interest in kitties, but due to his hunting background we would not suggest kitty friends for him.
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