When Pupper first arrived back in April, he was a green dot dog, which meant he had no handling or behavioral issues. But he is one of those dogs who struggles hard with shelter life, and we are quickly seeing the effects of that stress.So what does that mean? Pupper can be jumpy and mouthy, and it can be a lot if you are not expecting it and you don`t know how to properly redirect him. Pupper also doesn`t want to return to his kennel, and once he is back in his kennel, he desperately wants you to stay and cries after you leave. Y`all, it is heartbreaking. Pupper`s shelter friends describe him as sweet, goofy, and awkward. Once he is in a home and getting the daily mental enrichment and physical exercise that he needs to be a happy boy, we will likely see those shelter behaviors significantly decrease if not disappear altogether.Pupper has shown friendly interest in other dogs so if you have a pup at home, we can schedule a meet & greet at the shelter. He would love an active family who wants to take him on adventures & spoil him. Pupper is too much doggo for toddlers but older kiddos would be great! He also appears to be very housetrained. Pupper`s rapid decline in both behavior and spirit is concerning, and it is imperative that he get into a home ASAP. He will go home with the support of the Orange Dot Crew (a volunteer advocacy group) and free training thanks to @friendsofaac . Reach out to learn more about this sweet li`l dude!
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