Dodger is meant for people. He loves them. He wants to be near them at all times. When you have people over for dinner, he doesn't beg, but instead just lies down under the table, so he can be close to all the people at once. He doesn't know that he is much too big for laps. Or maybe he does, and he doesn't care. He also loves staring at his own reflection, so it is possible he knows how fabulous he is, and just assumes everyone wants in on it.
What is a bit mysterious about Dodger right now is his history with other dogs, cats and children. He has been living in a pet-free home and seems to like it that way. He does tend to pull toward other dogs when out on walks, so his adopter will need to continue leash training.
In the house, though, he's a dream. He has a very manageable energy level for a dog of his size and strength. He's very gentle when he plays and is more content to prance around with a ball or bone than to actually fetch it. He will greet you with great enthusiasm when you come home, but he will not overwhelm you with his love. His favorite thing is to watch TV, particular shows with other animals on them. He kind of snorts this happy piggy snort when you pet him. He tilts his head and mugs like he's in an old talkie movie from the 1940's. He's pretty terrific.
We think he'd do best as an only pet, and may be good with kids though he hasn't been introduced. He'd like a yard, or some long walks. He loves a good, long leisurely stroll. He seems house trained, and would probably be up for learning a few tricks.
Dodger is ready to relax with his forever people. If you're looking for a friend for life, you might find your match in Dodger.
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