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My name is Harvey!
I'm being cared for by
Pointer Rescue Organization
Adoption process
1.

Submit Application

2.

Interview

3.

Approve Application

Facts about me

Breed
Pointer
Color
Brown/Chocolate - with White
Age
Adult
Size
(When grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Weight
Sex
Male
Pet ID

My info

Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered
Small blue checkmark Housetrained

My story

Harvey, 2 years old, located in Colorado
Dog ID#: 210133-P-D-KS
Intake Date: 02/20/2021
Available Date: 10/04/2021

Hi Colorado! Harvey is a 2.5 year old Pointer. Harvey’s roots are from Kansas, but he is loving being a Colorado pup and we hope to find his furever family in the state or the rocky mountain region.

Harvey is a super happy and energetic pointer boy, but he also loves to nap, hang out, "work from home", and watch TV with his foster mom and dad after he gets his zoomies out for the day. Harvey requires a lot of exercise and attention, so his furever home must be dedicated to regular activity and taking him on long walks, runs, and hikes to keep him in shape – mentally and physically! Harvey is looking for someone to be an athlete with! Harvey is crate trained and house trained. Harvey is very food motivated, smart, and trainable.

Speaking of training, Harvey is currently undergoing positive behavioral training with his foster family to work on some issues that he developed before his foster life. Harvey is looking for a pawrent that will invest time to train him to be the best pup. Harvey has a few quirks, which are very important for his adopting family to be aware of and willing to work with him on.

1. Harvey is very fearful, hesitant, and reactive with new dogs. For this reason, he must be the only dog in the household. Harvey is on anti-anxiety medication to help him feel more comfortable and confident. Harvey will likely never be a dog park dog, but with the proper socialization and training, will likely be able to have a couple best friends that he can do playdates with!
2. Due to this reactivity, Harvey has leash aggression with about a 6-foot reactivity zone. He is being muzzle trained to allow him to go on worry free walks and hikes, if his family will feel more comfortable with that safety option, and also learning some skills to mitigate unwanted encounters with new pups.
3. Harvey is known to guard food and toys. Typically, the food guarding only happens with dogs. The toy guarding happens with dogs and new people but Harvey is improving a lot by learning "leave it", "drop it", and "trade". Harvey’s new family should not have any young kids (ages 14 up) given his guarding issues.
4. Harvey has nightmares, which are being treated by medicine. Harvey must sleep in his own room, a crate, or pen to help him feel safe and protected when he is vulnerable. Currently, he sleeps in his own room (a home office) with a gate up at the door frame and he likes this very much! Harvey will likely never be a pup that can share a bed with his humans but could be trained to have his own bed on the floor in the same room with his humans.
5. Harvey has a sensitive stomach and doesn’t do well on kibble. His foster family has been feeding him Dr. Harvey’s (fitting right?!) and Ollie, which he really loves, but any similar high-quality food would be fine!

Okay, so Harvey requires a lot of love, patience, and attention, but he is so worth it for all the love, fun, and loyalty he is willing to give in return! PRO and Harvey’s foster family prefers that Harvey’s new family use the same behavioral trainer (virtual option available) and commit to following his training program to give him the best chance at his new life.

Harvey gets a lot of training and help, but at home with his family he is a happy, loving boy, fun to have around and very rewarding to work with.

Want to learn more about Harvey? Fill out our adoption application at www.pointerrescue.org

TRANSPORT AVAILABLE TO APPROVED HOMES! (generally within 1,500 miles)
Harvey, 2 years old, located in Colorado
Dog ID#: 210133-P-D-KS
Intake Date: 02/20/2021
Available Date: 10/04/2021

Hi Colorado! Harvey is a 2.5 year old Pointer. Harvey’s roots are from Kansas, but he is loving being a Colorado pup and we hope to find his furever family in the state or the rocky mountain region.

Harvey is a super happy and energetic pointer boy, but he also loves to nap, hang out, "work from home", and watch TV with his foster mom and dad after he gets his zoomies out for the day. Harvey requires a lot of exercise and attention, so his furever home must be dedicated to regular activity and taking him on long walks, runs, and hikes to keep him in shape – mentally and physically! Harvey is looking for someone to be an athlete with! Harvey is crate trained and house trained. Harvey is very food motivated, smart, and trainable.

Speaking of training, Harvey is currently undergoing positive behavioral training with his foster family to work on some issues that he developed before his foster life. Harvey is looking for a pawrent that will invest time to train him to be the best pup. Harvey has a few quirks, which are very important for his adopting family to be aware of and willing to work with him on.

1. Harvey is very fearful, hesitant, and reactive with new dogs. For this reason, he must be the only dog in the household. Harvey is on anti-anxiety medication to help him feel more comfortable and confident. Harvey will likely never be a dog park dog, but with the proper socialization and training, will likely be able to have a couple best friends that he can do playdates with!
2. Due to this reactivity, Harvey has leash aggression with about a 6-foot reactivity zone. He is being muzzle trained to allow him to go on worry free walks and hikes, if his family will feel more comfortable with that safety option, and also learning some skills to mitigate unwanted encounters with new pups.
3. Harvey is known to guard food and toys. Typically, the food guarding only happens with dogs. The toy guarding happens with dogs and new people but Harvey is improving a lot by learning "leave it", "drop it", and "trade". Harvey’s new family should not have any young kids (ages 14 up) given his guarding issues.
4. Harvey has nightmares, which are being treated by medicine. Harvey must sleep in his own room, a crate, or pen to help him feel safe and protected when he is vulnerable. Currently, he sleeps in his own room (a home office) with a gate up at the door frame and he likes this very much! Harvey will likely never be a pup that can share a bed with his humans but could be trained to have his own bed on the floor in the same room with his humans.
5. Harvey has a sensitive stomach and doesn’t do well on kibble. His foster family has been feeding him Dr. Harvey’s (fitting right?!) and Ollie, which he really loves, but any similar high-quality food would be fine!

Okay, so Harvey requires a lot of love, patience, and attention, but he is so worth it for all the love, fun, and loyalty he is willing to give in return! PRO and Harvey’s foster family prefers that Harvey’s new family use the same behavioral trainer (virtual option available) and commit to following his training program to give him the best chance at his new life.

Harvey gets a lot of training and help, but at home with his family he is a happy, loving boy, fun to have around and very rewarding to work with.

Want to learn more about Harvey? Fill out our adoption application at www.pointerrescue.org

TRANSPORT AVAILABLE TO APPROVED HOMES! (generally within 1,500 miles)
Rescue

Pointer Rescue Organization

Contact info
Pet ID
Contact
Phone
Address
Hailey, ID 83333
Donation

Their adoption process

1.

Submit Application

Applications are available on the website http://www.pointerrescue.org/pro_adoption.html

2.

Interview

There will be a phone interview, a virtual home visit and a vet reference.

3.

Approve Application

Once approved, you will work with your coordinator and talk to the foster who has the dog you are interested in.

Additional adoption info

PRO will transport dogs up to 1500 miles.
PRO will transport dogs up to 1500 miles.

More about this rescue

We are a nationwide, foster based rescue for Pointers, sometimes known as English Pointers. We get dogs who have been dumped, abandoned, lost or just need a new home and a fresh start in life. More information and applications at http://www.pointerrescue.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/PointerRescueOrg
We are a nationwide, foster based rescue for Pointers, sometimes known as English Pointers. We get dogs who have been dumped, abandoned, lost or just need a new home and a fresh start in life. More information and applications at http://www.pointerrescue.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/PointerRescueOrg