We are happy to report that Sherman is doing really well! He's become
attached to his favorite handlers and lights up when he sees them.
He's also been to the local Pet Valu and PetSmart to do some shopping.
He's curious about all the smells and he conducts himself very well.
He's also become very fond of the swimming pool at the kennel and
shows no fear of it whatsoever. Just today, he spent some time with
the white shepherd seen in the attached photos and he does well with
her. He also spent time in the home of that shepherd's family and
found a nice comfy bed to snuggle up on and take a nap.
Sherman came to us from a local shelter where he was surrendered. We are told that in his previous home, he was protective of his property and wary of strangers. When MAGSR took him in, he was a little detached and aloof. However, he's starting to come out of his shell and his personality is starting to shine. When he is with his favorite people, he is very laid back and pretty obedient. He really wants to please those he is closest to. He is starting to bond with his favorite handler and has been known to give kisses loves to shake/give paw for treats. He loves to go for rides in a vehicle and rides very quietly. He also likes riding on the motorized golf cart type vehicle which is used at the kennel. You can see him in attached photos lying on the front seat and in the rear cargo area. We also discovered he likes swimming with his handler which has allowed him to open up and bond as well as get some exercise. Just today, he was introduced to a very passive, calm female shepherd and he did very well with her. So as you can see, we have been introducing him to a lot of fun, new things and he is handling all of it well. He will need a confident, experienced handler as he is a big intimidating boy who needs to know that his human(s) have got the situation under control. We are extremely happy to see his progress and will update as we learn more about him.
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