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Male Adult Domestic Short Hair

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MAX

Husky

Hi there! My name is Max and I am a very active dog, I am a puppy after all. I need LOTS of training. I try to door dash and can sometim... show more

Hi there! My name is Max and I am a very active dog, I am a puppy after all. I need LOTS of training. I try to door dash and can sometimes be hard to leash. I also tend to pull a lot on the leash when I walk, the good thing is that I am easy to redirect. I mean what can you expect, I just want to take the whole world in at once. I tolerate the humans touching me all over, so giving me checkups should be easy. I do like to play with humans and will play bow and demand attention by pawing at you when given the chance. When it comes to toys, I LOVE them!! I can play with them all day. Squeaky toys, tennis balls, ropes... it`s endless fun! Treats! I love my rawhide! Sooo good. Speaking about treats, I am extremely food motivated. I do not know what `sit` means but I automatically do it because I know it gets me stuff. I will be easy to train if you use those yummy treats. Now... it cannot be all perfect, right? I am not the best when it comes to dogs. I tend to initially bark and lunge at them. It takes me a long time to get used to the other dog and just accept their presence. Once I am familiar with the dog, I will settle down and go back to taking the world in. Although, so far I am eager to meet cats! I met a couple while they were in their room. I wagged my big ol` tail everywhere (even knocking their food bowl!) and eagerly scooted closer to get a good sniff of them. I think I will need supervised visits with cats at first but overall should do well with a cat who understands I`m just so excited to meet them! show less

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TATER

American Pit Bull Terrier

Hey there! My names Tater. Maybe short for Tater Tot? (: I am a bit wary during initial greetings with new people and a bit hesitant. Al... show more

Hey there! My names Tater. Maybe short for Tater Tot? (: I am a bit wary during initial greetings with new people and a bit hesitant. Although once you leash me up, I`m ready to go! I do pull a bit on leash so I would benefit from some leash training. Like I mentioned in the beginning I am a little nervous at first. I do allow handling but allow me to sniff you and my surroundings, maybe even a massage and I`ll feel much more comfortable. When it comes to rawhide, there is some interest there! Although not fully committed to it, it`s what I consider a `high-value` treat. If you pull it away from me, I will go back for it and keep it to myself. Staff members took it a couple times and I don`t understand why! Don`t they get the hint? I want it for me and me only! Although, show me a treat and you got yourself a trade! Now, because of that little scene I think I may need some management on seeing what high value to me is, which could essentially involve some training. Oh! Also, I am very treat motivated and with a bit of perusing from my handler I did sit! Now let`s talk about dogs and cats!! With cats I am very persistent on meeting! I did meet a small kitten and my body language was good, but I think I was a bit too focused on them! It did take my handlers a moment to pull me away. Although, once my handlers allowed me to meet the kitten, it hissed at me!! I knew that was my que to walk away, so that is what I did. I need to respect the kitten! Now with dogs I do think I need a bit more socialization. I ran up to meet a medium sized male, did some displacement sniffing and it turned into a pee off!! Then, I met a high-ranking female. I was a bit more respectful, because she is high ranking! Although, after exchanging some sniffs I decided to walk away. I do recommend quick meetings with other dogs in a controlled environment to avoid misunderstanding! Overall, I would recommend myself in a home with kids age 10 and up who are gentle and respectful, as well as NO off-leash venues or multi-dog settings. As well as a home dedicated to training, exercise, training and management. show less