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My name is Fitz!

Cocker Spaniel Dog for adoption in Houston, Texas - Fitz
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Gulf Coast Cocker Spaniel Rescue

Facts about Fitz

  • Breed: Cocker Spaniel
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 11186664

Hi, I’m handsome and friendly, Fitz!  A red and white, male Cocker with an estimated birthday of March 2012.  My foster mom’s words, “What’s not to love????”  I’m a very easy-going, sweet young man who obviously suffered some sort of trauma to my eye, causing it to shrink.  I don’t recall what happened, but the good news is that I am not in any pain and nothing medically has to be done to that eye at all.  So, I am just going about my usual business of walks, playtime, and just being all-around wonderful! 

I do this really cute thing with my toys – I pick out one and just carry it all around until I’m done with it.  I’ll place it down and go get another to walk around with, not play with, just walk around with.  I’m not toy possessive with my foster buddies, either, so if they want to play with my toys, it’s fine by me.  Well, except when I have one in my mouth, then it’s mine!   I looooove my human and just enjoy being by your side.  All the time if you want!

I really enjoy other doggie friends and so far, am good with kids.  I’ve only met one, and was fine so far.  There will be more to come regarding my personality.  I was found as a stray and in my foster home for a short time, so stay tuned for more on me! 

I am a good boy and behave well while being groomed, and don’t seem to have any sort of aggressive bone in my body!  I’m really looking forward to learning some commands from my foster mom.  Nobody has ever worked with me to see my potential, but I’ll tell you that I am a smart one.  I catch on quickly!  I am already doing really well on leash for walks, which I love and I’m catching on to the whole ‘no humping your friends’ thing.  I’m not neutered yet and can sometimes mount my buddies when we are out playing.  I’m learning, don’t worry – my buddies set me straight and I get the hint pretty much instantly!

So, yes, a neuter is scheduled soon at which time, I’ll also undergo a dental cleaning.  Then, it is on to heartworm treatment, as I am heartworm positive.  So, stay tuned, there will be more to come regarding me and you won’t be disappointed.  Just look at that fun-loving, loyal smile! In the meantime, if you’re interested in adopting me, I could go to the right home in the Houston area provided my family was willing to take me to GCCSR’s vet on the southwest side of town. 

About Gulf Coast Cocker Spaniel Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

A group of cocker fosters and volunteers striving to provide quality care and forever homes one cocker spaniel at a time,

You can see the bios of the board of directors here:
http://www.gulfcoastcockerspanielrescue.com/contact-us.php

We desperately need fosters and volunteers to grow
and serve more cockers in need. Fosters are the lifeline of our organization, and the foster application can be seen here:
http://www.gulfcoastcockerspanielrescue.com/foster-application.php

Donations are welcomed you can use the paypal
button on our website
http://www.gulfcoastcockerspanielrescue.com/
or mail checks to
Gulf Coast Cocker Spaniel Rescue
P.O. Box 42170
Houston, TX 77242

Come Meet Our Pets...

Adoption dates and locations will be posted on our web site (on the events page): http://www.gulfcoastcockerspanielrescue.com/

Available Cockers can be seen here
http://www.gulfcoastcockerspanielrescue.com/picture-gallery.php

Our Adoption Process...

We use an adoption application/contract followed by a vet check and a home check
The adoption fee is $200

The application can be seen here
http://www.gulfcoastcockerspanielrescue.com/adoption-application.php