Duke

Adopted on: July 10th 2019

All My Details

Age:
3 years old
Gender:
Male
Colour:
Black and tan
Coat:
Short
Neutered/Spayed:
No
Good with other dogs:
Yes
Good with cats:
Don't Know
Good with children:
Yes

Description

Duke was re homed by us 2 years ago sadly due his owners ill health Duke is looking for a new home, here is what his owner says about him

Duke will be 3 years old in May.  His vaccinations are up to date.  He had an operation to remove an  undescended testicle over a year ago and the vet advised that we left the other one as he was immature.  We have been feeding him a raw diet, which he does really well on, as he had frequent upset tummy and excessive urination on kibble when we got him.He’s sociable towards most dogs but can be touchy with entire males.  He has a good recall and loves long walks and fetching a ball.  Enjoys playing in water. He is strong on the lead but is used to walking on a dogmatic head collar.   He has had some obedience training ie formal heel work, sit, down,stay etc he will happily play with toys around the other dogs and doesn’t get competitive or resource guard

He is aloof with strangers, happy to ignore but doesn’t like over familiarity from them.  He can be boisterous and for this reason we would not rehome him with young children as he would easily knock them over.

He is very clean in the house and does not resource guard his food or toys.

He was very mouthy when we first got him and would grab quite hard in play.He is much improved but occasionally nips when excited but will stop when told, he’s an overgrown puppy which stems from his early months in his first home where he was crated most of the time.

Since he has been in kennels however, we have seen no sign of aggression.  He definitely need an experienced owner but is very keen to please and very intelligent.

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