Gorgeous black Beauty is well-trained in all of the basics. She's crate and house-trained, knows commands, has good off-leash recall and even knows tricks. She is very loyal and good at listening to his person. She has been raised in a loving home, with a teenager and her littermate, Blaze.
Beauty is now looking for a home that has time and interest in providing some training to address her reactivity to other dogs (outside of her littermate, Blaze). She can be re-conditioned to improve, but her current family does not have the time or space to offer it right now.
If you're unfamiliar with reactive dogs, please read: http://www.ddfl.org/resource/understanding-reactivity-in-dogs. We believe Beauty has 'barrier frustration' and needs a dedicated adopter who will patiently guide him toward better behaviors. She would learn fast via a 'Reactive' class, geared toward this behavior and similar to what's described at: http://frogstodogs.com/training/.
Ideally, she would transition to a home with no other pets. Her littermate Blaze is also reactive, so while they do get along with each other -- it may be a lot to take on the pair, unless you are fairly dog-savvy and have lots of time to offer to their training.
Beauty does seem to be the more submissive of the pair and will probably train more easily in the absence of her brother. Can you provide this highly-intelligent Beauty with what she needs to be a most awesome companion?
Age: 3 years
Weight: 85 lbs.
Temperament: Enjoys people and older kids; not good with other dogs or cats (high prey drive)
Training: Housetrained, crate-trained, obedience-trained, good-off leash recall, knows commands and tricks
Vetting: Spay/neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, heartworm negative
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