Puppy

Elliot

Adoptable
Pets location (City) Innisfail
Dog’s Name Elliot
Breed Guess Lab Mix
Health? Neutered
Approximate age Est March 10, 2022
Approximate Weight Still growing, currently around 50 pounds
Energy Level? Enjoys playing with toys
High Energy-Requires long walks, dedicated to regular activity
Easily Settles, relaxes
Needs training/management
Socialization Sweet and social
How does this animal behave around men? Loves men
How does this animal behave around women? Loves women
How does this animal behave around children? Check all that apply: Has not spent time around small children, should be ok with respectful older kids and supervision.
How does this animal behave around dogs? Check all that apply: Yes, has lived with dogs
Needs another dog for companionship/support
Very social with other dogs
Enjoys playing with other dogs
This animal has been introduced to: Check all that apply: Small Animals-Not recommended
Birds (Domestic Farm)- Not recommended
High prey drive
Suited for farm/acreage
Would be good on acreage with no small animals
How does this animal behave around strange dogs or other animals? Check all that apply: Check all that aply Does well with other dogs in the house
DOGS: How does this dog behave around OTHER DOGS and high value food, treats or toys? Check all that apply: Lets the other dog take it.
Muscles tense when other dog approaches.
Gobbles the food faster.
Mostly good at sharing but occasionally decides an item is of value
DOGS: How does this dog behave around HUMANS and high value food, treats or toys? Check all that apply: Lets you take it.
Posture is relaxed, no muscles tensed.
Gobbles the food faster.
Trades for treats easily
How does this animal behave around cats? Has not been around cats/recommend no cat home
Feeding Requirements? Puzzle bowl/food dispensing toy recommended
Requires separate feeding space
No special requirements
Leash/Collar training? Already wearing a collar and used to it
Learning about walks and loving it
Working on developing better skills on leash
Being left alone? Needs to be contained to a small area, but gaining freedom with trust
Will find items that are fun to chew. He is teething still. Does well in an xpen
House training? Working on it and doing great for a puppy his/her age
Housebroken- needs routine
Can hold it overnight
Contained to xpen when alone/night. Lots of outside time during the day.
Fences? Needs a fence at least 4 feet high
Car rides? Loves the car, rides great. Sits in back seat
Jumps right in
Needs help to get into car but likes to ride
Nail trimming? Does great
Does well, but wiggly
Any additional comments regarding temperament that haven’t been covered by the questions above? Albert and Elliot are being fostered together and are littermates. They are enjoying the country life in their foster home and live in a house with 5 other dogs so are well socialized, but have not had other introductions to other dogs or animals. New owners should prioritize socialization as they have spent the large majority of their time in the county so city sights and smells will be new/unfamiliar but they adjust well with proper coaching. They are big rough-and-tumble wrestlers with each other, and although adopting littermates is generally not advised, these two are extremely bonded and very in sync with each other. If they are not adopted together the new home absolutely must have another dog who is of similar energy and play style. They must have an active owner and a yard.
Profile Information Elliot is such a sweet boy! He can be slightly shyer than his brother and a little more independent. He needs an entertainment coordinator or will take on the role himself.  He is a gentleman. He can be a noodle for belly rubs. While he loves to rough and tumble with his brother (who seems like his other half) he also has an off switch and will settle after play sessions. He has lived as part of a large group of dogs so he really needs the companionship of another dog who can play and keep up with him. He communicates well with other dogs. He is excellent offleash, loves water and splashing, finds things to chew and loves his toys. He sleeps in an xpen at night, and while we are away and for eating. He is not a barky dog but will alert bark. Elliot would do well with a home that will continue his training and socializing, and we recommend taking him through puppy classes to assist with this. He already knows sit, down, go to bed, outside and is well mannered for nail trims. He’s a really nice boy who would do well in a family with another dog (must have!), who is active (camping, hiking, long walks) or lives on an acreage as he is already used to this life but could adjust to the city too. He’s currently 50 pounds and still growing, he will be large size.

Elliot came into care with his littermates as surrenders from a recent Canadian Animal Task Force Spay/Neuter clinic. His adoption fee is $595. He is neutered, chipped, dewormed, and due had to restart his vaccinations so has his first vaccines and rabies.

 

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