Ivan, neutered male, 18 months old, 44 Lbs.
Every night I enjoy carrying some food to feed the strays nearby. I learned to count the numbers to make sure they are all well and waiting for me to come by. But that night was a little different. A new dog showed up, he merged into the group easily, wagging his tail to welcome me. He must be starving for quite some days that didn’t want to share the food with other dogs. So I had to feed him away from others. Then everything went fine. After meal, all dogs left as usual except this little one kept following me around. From his collar and clean fur, I could tell he was newly abandoned. From his submissive and housetrained behaviors, he probably had good life but for some reason to end up on the street. I tried to post him on Facebook and took him around to look for his master. Few months past, no one came to claim him. Well, it didn’t bother me at all because Ivan is truly a very lovable and cuddly dog. He is friendly with dogs, children and people. Every time we walk out, he always carries a sweet smile to welcome strangers and make friends easily with most of creatures. Ivan has a clean bill of health. And now he is ready for a permanent home.
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The dog is: Submissive.
Energy level: Medium energy, playful.
The dog is: Easy going and friendly.
Is the dog friendly with: People Y, Children Y, Dogs Y, Cats Y
Is the dog good and patient with young children? Suggest age over 10 years old.
Is the dog housetrained? Outside and inside on potty pad.
Does the dog get along well with other dogs at home and in public? Yes, very well.
Does the dog bark continuously when left alone? Will bark a little after being left along but not a barker.
Does the dog chew? Sometimes if he gets bored.
Does the dog get along well with cats? Not aggression.
Does the dog walk well on leash? Yes.
Does the dog have food aggression to other dogs? Afraid of other dogs to steal his food; suggest feed him away from other dog(s).
Does the dog have food aggression to people? No.
Can people touch the food in the bowl while the dog is eating? Yes.
Is the dog afraid of man? No.
Has the dog ever bitten anyone? No.
Is there any part of the body the dog doesn’t like to be touched? No.
How is the dog with new environment? Need a couple of days to fit in.
Does the dog know any command? In training.
Is there anything the dog doesn’t like or afraid of? Bully gestures.
Are there any red flags we should know? No.
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