Meet Duke. Duke is a survivor. When his family moved to the US, he was thrown out on the streets to fend for himself. Rescued in February of this year, Duke was found in a sewer with a gaping, maggot infested hole in his back leg, likely the result of being hit by a car.
This sweet boy is now fully recovered and ready to live out his golden years in the comfort on your lap! Despite the hardships Duke has endured, he is full of love and wants nothing more than your affections. His foster mum says that he will squeal with excitement when you come home and bounces around like a puppy eager for your attention. Oh, and he LOVES belly rubs!
Despite his age, Duke is a very spry boy. He loves to roam the yard and lay in the sun. His ideal home is one with a stay at home mum or dad ready to shower him with the love and attention he deserves. Duke would like a home with a fenced yard if possible for sunning himself on warmer days and ideally, a home with fewer stairs to navigate (or a family willing to carry him up and down the stairs).
Duke gets along well with other dogs, but is not cat tested and so a cat-free home is preferred. He is create trained and mostly house trained but may have some accidents here and there while he learns a new routine. Belly bands and pee pads will be a helpful tool to support with the transition. Duke is not neutered as the vet did not recommend the procedure based on his age.
Duke gets on well with his fosters 8 year old daughter, but would prefer a family with older children that understand the need to be gentle with him.
Anyone who adopts this very special boy will be rewarded with endless amounts of love, loyalty and companionship. If you would like to give Duke the happy ending he so deserves, please apply at fetchandreleash.ca.
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