Among Fergus's other "likes" are playing fetch, going places, riding in the car, meeting people, and investigating interesting toys and chewies. Antlers are his favorite, and the toys had better be tough ones or they won't last long. Although he came in to us clumsy and very overweight, he has lost all his extra pounds, and he's at the right weight for him. He has also regained his agility and speed. Fergus will always be a big Sheltie, and keeping him at his ideal weight is important. That's why a large fenced yard is essential for him, along with at least one canine buddy. He needs to run full out many times a day, which is where the "fetch" comes in. He would also be a good student for classes in obedience, tricks, and beginning dog sports.
Fergus is looking for a home with someone around most of the time, one or two other playful dogs his size, and (sorry!) no children. Why no children? Fergus will steal their toys, socks, and shoes and protest strongly if they try to retrieve them. Fergus's housetraining is very reliable, and he is content in a crate for a few hours, particularly if he has his stuffed Kong. He's up to date on all his vaccines and tests and is in the prime of health.
This handsome fellow is lots of fun, a really nice boy who will make sure that you have fun, too.
Fergus is ... almost 2 years old, 18 inches tall, and weighs 30 pounds. His adoption fee is $350.
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