If we had to pick only one descriptor for Humphrey it would be enthusiastic! There is nothing that Humphrey does in a day that is not filled with the simple joy of being alive.
We don’t know all the details of Humphrey’s first year of life, but we are guessing it was not the best. Humphrey was pulled from a kill shelter in Georgia just in time. He came to us not quite a year and a half old with a case of worms and missing 2 toes off his back foot. Humphrey is now a healthy boy and while we may never know what happened to his foot, we do know it doesn't slow him down one bit!
At some point Humphrey must have had a home and people who cared for him, he knows the basic commands sit, lie down, and paw. If you show him a peanut butter filled Kong he will gladly enter his crate. He is house broken and crate trained. When he has to go out he sits patiently by the front door until we take him out.
Humphrey gets along well with other dogs; due to his playful nature, a home with dogs his size would be best. Humphrey needs an active playmate more than a napping partner. His foster doggie siblings are 10 years old and 7 years old, he definitely gives them a run for their money.
Humphrey is not cat aggressive but definitely cat curious. He lives in a foster house with 2 cats that spit and hiss and swat at him if he tries to play. He will bark at them but he will respect their wishes and retreat. A home without cats might be best or with a very dog savvy cat.
Humphrey has been very cordial to anyone he has met while in the rescue's care. A home without small children is ideal for Humphrey due to his size and energy level. An active family would be best for Humphrey, his favorite game is tug of war.
Those of you who need a walking or running buddy Humphrey is your guy. He loves to be on the move and he doesn’t tire easily.
Humphrey is a smart dog and he wants to please his humans. He seems to catch onto new things quickly and is a fast learner.
If you think Humphrey may be a good fit for your family, put in an application and we can set up a meet and greet.
Humphrey has been neutered, microchipped, dewormed, is up to date on vaccinations, and kept on monthly flea and heartworm preventatives. Humphrey's adoption includes a first free vet visit certificate to keep him on a healthy track.
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