BENTLEY- Male, Border Collie mix, 10 mos, approx. 40 lbs
Bentley is just your sweet average playful border collie! He is high energy and loves to be close to his humans. He could play all day! He is still working on his house training but he is getting better every day. He needs coaxing to go into his crate at night, but once he's in he sleeps well through the night. He is great with other dogs and respectful of bigger dogs! He does have some food guarding issues though so he would need to be fed and given treats separately. He has no food issues with people, he takes treats like an absolute gentleman. His foster mom is working on his walking as he is young and is in a hurry to get everywhere. We recommend a harness until he is leash trained so he doesn't choke himself. He is currently learning clicker training and he is doing very well with that. He has mastered 'sit' and working on 'down' and 'shake a paw'. He is incredibly affectionate and loyal. He would make any family a wonderful companion!
Update from Bentley's foster mom: "Turns out he is a professional grade fetch player! He could go all day! His walking is improving immensely! Still a bit of pulling here and there, but loose leash for 90% of the walk. He is slightly traffic skiddish! He is getting much better at going into his crate, and is starting to learn that there are times to relax, just like there are times to be crazy and play! I think he would benefit from structured obedience classes, but he is super easy to train and curious to learn about everything! Oh and he is great at entertaining himself if need be! Whenever I'm cooking or something, just give him a toy and he knows what to do!"
***Woof.. Please know that the rescue has posted all the information that they have on me here. As my foster family gets to know me they will post updates, so please check back! If you are interested in me please fill out an application at www.petsaliveniagara.ca/adopt and one of my friends will get back to you within 2 to 5 business days.***
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