From his foster: Don't let his name fool you... Salty is as sweet as they come! He loves being by his person; he's always either resting his head on my lap, following me around the apartment, or simply just sitting by my side. You can see in his eyes that he just has the sweetest, most gentle soul, and gets along great with both dogs and cats. He's also very quiet when at home and rarely barks -- the only times I've heard him bark was when there was someone at the door. During the day, he shows no signs of separation anxiety and is very quiet while we're gone at work.
Salty may have lost some mobility in his back leg from the car accident, but he's still really playful and loves to run around. I'd usually find him running around the apartment with a squeaky toy in his mouth, or he's playing soccer by himself! He also really enjoys his walks, and although he tends to pull, he can be corrected very easily with the use of a front clip harness.
Salty needs to wear a diaper at home and will need help with bladder expressions, but don't let that deter you from adopting him! It may sound daunting, but it's very manageable -- I did a bladder expression for the first time ever when I got him, and it was very easy (I just read about it and watched some how-to videos!) and he doesn't resist at all. Better yet, he even tells me when to stop or if he doesn't need it by giving off a little grunt!
This sweet boy is only 5 years young and has had such a rough life already -- all he needs is someone that will accept his "special needs" and love him forever. Will you be that person?
This dog is available for adoption through Muddy Paws Rescue. If you're interested in adopting, the first thing you should do is fill out an adoption application at www.muddypawsrescue.org. We will be in touch with you within 3 days of receiving your application!
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