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My name is Rocky!

Facts about me

Treeing Walker Coonhound
Tricolor (Tan/Brown & Black & White)
(When grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
(Current) 76 lb
Pet ID

My info

Small blue checkmark Good with dogs
Small blue checkmark Purebred
Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered
Small blue checkmark Housetrained

My story

Say hello to Rocky, our splendid treeing walker coonhound! This 70-pound beauty loves showing off his advanced training. He enjoys walking on a long leash, turning his soulful brown eyes to you, and then running to you with excitement, happy with an encouraging word or treat as a reward! He’s an affectionate companion who loves exploring the outdoors, walking on trails, going for car rides, practicing all commands, and being around other dog friends—especially other hounds! He's been housetrained for years. 

Rocky's rough start in life makes him even more lovable to all who know him. We think he didn't like being a hunting dog; he has no interest in chasing animals and doesn't like loud noises. He's emerged from his recent training as a resilient, happy, well-adjusted guy who likes the company of other dogs and loves to show you what he can do. 

He has derived so much happiness from the consistency of his recent training, we’d like for his new adoptive family to work with him during free sessions with Rocky's trainer. This will streamline the adoption process for Rocky and his new family. The sessions may be in-person and/or online, whichever works better for Rocky and his new family. 

Rocky will thrive with stability, consistency, and lots of affection. Rocky’s ideal forever home is likely in a quieter area (suburb/rural setting), in a calm dog-experienced household. He will reward his family with years of outdoor adventures, companionship, devotion, and love! 

PAW usually places animals in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, but we are willing to place Rocky farther away to find the right home for him! 


Partnership for Animal Welfare, Inc.

Contact info
Pet ID
P.O. Box 1074, Greenbelt, MD 20768

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

1. Interested adopters first fill out an adoption application.
2. Adoption applications are reviewed by an Adoption Review Committee within a couple of days.
3. A vet check is performed on all adoption applicants for current and past pets.
4. A home visit is conducted.
5. If the adoption is approved, a contract is signed, a donation made, and the pet goes home with the adopter.

Go meet their pets

Several adoption shows are held every weekend in the suburban Maryland area to allow prospective owners to meet with the animals and with volunteers. A list of adoption shows is available on our website.

More about this rescue

Partnership for Animal Welfare (PAW) was founded in 1996 and is a all-volunteer, cat and dog rescue organization. Our mission is to place homeless dogs and cats in loving and stable homes. We focus on holding weekend adoption shows to allow prospective owners to meet with the animals and with our volunteers.