Meet Max, an absolute sweetheart of a dog. Max is a happy-go-lucky, friendly dog who likes every human and dog he meets, small or big. Beware of anything that you have lying around at the height of his tail, he will knock it off with his constant wagging! We have not tested him with cats yet; but he is quite interested in squirrels, rabbits and our parrots. Because of his size, caution should be exercised with babies/very young children. Max attended his first adoption event last weekend and did great, greeting everybody that came to the booth and walking around with the volunteers. He definitely likes to hang out with "the guys"! He is very tall and strong, but knows all the basic commands and is eager to please. He is house-broken and crate-trained (you will need a Great Dane crate as he does not fit in anything smaller!), but prefers to be with his humans if at all possible. He is safe to leave out in the house, no chewing or tearing up things. He currently lives with 2 male and 1 female GSDs and gets along with all of them. He loves, loves, loves car rides and playing with a ball or toy. Max has exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI), which is the inability to break down and digest food properly. But there is a simple remedy, his food just needs to be mixed with an enzyme powder and "incubated" for a bit before he eats. Max also has pannus (chronic keratitis of the eyes) which is being treated with daily eye drops. Both the enzyme powder and eye drops will have to be given for the rest of his life, but it does not slow him down one bit! Max will be attending adoption events in the Tidewater area. Approved adopters can contact his foster parents at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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