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- Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
- Good in a home with
- Other dogs, children.
- Prefers a home without
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Foster Update/Training Notes: Cruiser has made great progress with his confidence and training. He will need someone with a gentle hand to provide measured leadership, and a calm environment, to thrive. He is food motivated and loves treats. He also loves to learn and work -- tackling agility or learning new tricks are great joys for him. Cruiser has been successfully integrated with many different dogs but he can become over stimulated with play so he does require occasional reminders on appropriate "dogging". Cruiser should be matched with appropriate dogs, preferably a non-dominant or female dog, and would not do well with cats or small animals in the home. His leashed walks are a work in progress. With the right handler he can manage hikes and going around town, but fair and effective communication is key. Cruiser is capable of a lot with a calm leader and a structured environment.
Non-dominant or female dogs okay
No cats or small animals
Kids 10+ okay
Dog experience required
Breed experience (Shepherd or Husky) preferred
Able to provide structure and leadership
Animal History: Cruiser was picked up as a stray in Houston in 2020 and ended up in a high kill TX shelter. He was rescued in October 2020 by Heart of the Underdog and in foster care he showed signs of physical and emotional abuse. He has been fostered by several professional trainers in rescue and is currently fostered in Bellevue WA and available for adoption.
* Courtesy Post* Adoption Info: Cruiser is neutered, up to date on core vaccines, microchipped and has a clean bill of health. Adoption will include a take home training session and training plan. His adoption fee is $400 which may be tax deductible as Heart of the Underdog is a 50c3 organization. If you are interested in adopting Cruiser, the first step in the process is filling out an application. Applications will be reviewed on a first come first serve basis, considering the best fit/match for dog and applicant.
Apply Online: https://heartoftheunderdog.org/adoption-application
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