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|Breed:||Husky||Color:||Black - With White||Age:||Adult|
|Size:||Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)||Sex:||Male|
Hagen is not in the Closer to Home Animal Advocates program. We are listing him as a courtesy to his owner and we will help screen applications. If you are interested in adopting, please fill out and submit our online application. Vet and personal references will be checked and a home visit is required. Also, a minimum 5' high fenced yard is required to adopt any of our dogs and invisible fences are NOT acceptable.
Hagen is a 4-year-old neutered male Siberian Husky that needs to find a new home. He is currently living with a small child and does find with her. Hagen is up to date on vaccinations and on monthly heartworm preventatives. His owner answered our questions as follows:
What is the dog’s name? Hagen
How old is the dog? 4 Years
How much does the dog weigh? 60 lb
Is the dog spayed/neutered? Yes
Are vaccinations up to date? As of what date? Yes, June 2012
Has the dog been kept on monthly heartworm preventative? If yes, what kind. Yes, Virbac Iverhart Plus
Does the dog have any health condition(s) which require regular medication, supplements, or testing? No
How long have you had the dog? 4 Years
Please describe the dog’s general personality/demeanor: Very gentle with kids, a little crazy (playful) the first five minutes he interacts with new people, loves biking and running, behaves very good with other dogs, spends the whole day inside the house.
How does the dog interact with adults? Very playful during first minutes
Has the dog been around children? What ages? How does the dog do with children? Yes, our daughter is 2.5 years old and Hagen has been around her since she was born.
How does the dog react to strangers? Very curious and will try to sniff them.
Have you ever seen aggression (or warning signs) toward a person? (This includes nipping, growling, snapping, etc.) Provide details. Never (Hagen sometimes growls when playing but never attacks for real. Actually he goes to the daycare quite often and plays.
What kind of activities have you shared with your dog? (Trips to the dog park, camping, etc.) Biking, running and playing with the ball.
Does the dog live with any other pets now? Please give age/gender/breed/size of each pet: No
How does the dog do with other dogs? Any restrictions? (For example, larger dogs, smaller dogs, dominant dogs, dogs of the same sex, etc.) No restrictions
Has the dog been around cats? If so, how does he/she do with cats? No
Does the dog chase other small animals? Rabbits, chickens
Have you ever seen aggression toward other dogs, or toward cats? Provide details. No
Does the dog currently live indoors or outdoors? How many hours per day are spent outside? Indoors, would be outdoors for walking twice a day (20 to 30 minutes each time)
Where does the dog sleep? In the main room with us
Is the dog housebroken? Yes
Is the dog crate-trained? Yes (1 to 2 hrs)
Where does the dog stay when you are at home? Wherever we are.
Where does the dog stay when you are NOT at home? In the main room (He has his own bed there)
Has the dog been destructive in the past? Provide details. When he was a puppy he used to chew cables.
What type of fence do you have? (Please describe – chain link, privacy, 4’, 6’, etc.) Do not have one
Does the dog try to escape? If so, please explain – jumping, climbing, digging, etc. Without a leash he will run, does not respond to any call and catching him would be a bit hard.
Has the dog had any training, either formal or informal? Does the dog know any commands? Yes, the commands he knows are sit, stay there, down, out, quiet, go to the garden, easy, paw hello.
How does the dog behave on a leash? He will not pull and tries to walk next to you
How does the dog do in the car? He stays seated.
Does the dog have any known phobias, such as thunderstorms, fireworks, strangers, trips to the vet, etc.? No
Please add any additional comments here:
Special diet (50% dog food vs 50% steam rice, raw fish or chicken) in order to keep healthy digestion.