Here is a senior statesman whom we can't wait to put into a good home. He's a friendly, sweet guy who will provide wonderful companionship for a lower-energy adopter. This guy does like to play sometimes, but he always does most of the work. He would probably do best in a home with a backyard, and one that doesn't require him to use stairs.
Miles had been living as a stray for an unknown amount of time before joining us. We've gotten him all cleaned up and ready to settle into a home where he can spend his golden years. Looking for someone to spoil? Miles is your guy! He is great on a leash and enjoys a daily walk ("loves" is more like it; he literally jumps up and down with excitement when he sees his leash). Once he's had some exercise, he's very low maintenance in the home. He doesn't need much physical stimulation.
He likes affection from his favorite people, though with new people he's nervous and requires some time to get acquainted, comfortable and trusting. He prefers his new human friends stick to neck and ears rubs. Eventually, though, he'll start warming up to belly rubs and cuddle time.
Miles is a good-natured, easy-going dog who doesn't take life too seriously. His vision isn't as good as it once was, and he'll sometimes bump into a household object. Aggravating? On the contrary, Miles seems to think it's amusing! He almost always has a smile on his face, and adapts quickly to new people and new situations. Especially the car, this guy LOVES to ride in the car!
Miles doesn't do very well with medium to large dogs, but has done okay with a small one and with cats, so he may live agreeably with them. He may do best in a home without small children who might provide unwanted stimulation.
We think Miles will make an easy transition to your home, but don't forget that APA's behavioral team will be available to help with any questions. Plus, remember that you'll also let us free up space so that another dog can join us at APA!
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