I’m in foster. Submit an application to start the online adoption counseling process.LENNIE - ID#A781391

  • Animal ID#: A781391
  • Dog Name: Lennie
  • Dog Sex: Male
  • Approximate Age: 1 year
  • A Little About Me: I am a handsome and sweet boy who is ready to join you on all your adventures. I am one smart cookie who catches on quickly to what is expected of me. I want nothing more than to make my people happy and be included in family activities. I have done very well with the children in my foster home. I love to snuggle up with the kids for some love and pets or engage in a play session. I enjoy a good sunbathing session, a nice walk, a good game of tug with my humans and squeaky toys are the best thing ever!! I am still a young pup and don’t always realize my size or strength, I might try to sneak on your lap for some cuddles, but I am learning and take direction well. I bond with my people quickly, if you are looking for a new best friend pick me! I’ll be your loyal companion forever!
  • In-home Information: House broken, crate trained, I have successfully lived with children over 5 years old, not destructive but I have not been left home alone yet
  • I have not been playgroup tested therefore should be the only dog in the home at this time.
  • Walk Rating: Walks well, needs reminders to check in with handler
  • Snuggle Rating: Lives for snuggling and being close to you
  • Type of Learner: Is ready and eager to learn
  • Energy Level: Medium – active mix, needs some play prior to relaxation, it is important to meet my mental and physical needs daily but then I am ready to relax on the couch or my bed
  • Manner Level: I enjoy meeting new people and do so in a calm manner but I can also be shy and cautious when meeting new people in some situations but tend to warm up quickly
  • My motivation is: Encouragement, praise, and love motivated (may enjoy treats but so far has not required any treat motivation for training). Toys work too, love a squeaky toy or something to hold/chew on
  • Known Skills: Sit, Watch Me, Leave it – working on “leave it”, “off”, “come”, “quiet”, Knows his name “Lennie” and “No”
  • Personality: Super loving, sweet, smart cookie, attentive, loyal, people are my favorite

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