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Alexander

I was wandering on the side of the road in Johnston County when a very nice lady picked me up and took me to the vet. My ribs were sticking out, and I had heartworms. My foster mom took me in and gave me some nice baths (even though she knows I don't like them very much) and got my skin feeling much better.  She fed me lots of yummy food and now I am not too skinny but not too fat either! I went to the vet a few times and after three months, I don't have heartworms anymore!

I just love to be petted and give my humans love. I want to be near them all the time, and I love when they play fetch with me. I am not good at bringing back my toys, but I love to run and get them. I always want to ride in the car and go for walks. Those are probably my two favorite things. I also like walking around Home Depot since I'm allowed to hang out in there. For the most part, I just want to love and be loved.

I hope I get to be someone's Christmas present!

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Gender:

  Male

Age:

   Five years old

Weight:

   55 pounds

Health status:

   Completely healthy!

Major personality traits:

   Loves to be petted, play fetch, and just be around his people. Very sweet, goofy, and loving.

Interaction with dogs:

   Does not like other dogs similar in size. Not much interest in dogs smaller than him.

Interaction with cats:

   No cats

Child requirements:

   Great with kids over the age of 5. Hasn't learned yet to be very gentle with children younger than 5.

Fence requirements:

   Fence would be ideal but not necessary with somewhat long walks twice a day.

General activity level:

   Moderate. Likes to play but docile and relaxed otherwise.

Work schedule best suited for:

   Does great with a regular work schedule, but the more time he is with you the better.

Leash manners:

   Pulls on the leash a little right now because he is excited about being outside! He is going through training and working hard to walk better every day.

Degree of training needed:

   Some leash training, not currently crate trained.

  • Alexander is ready to go
    Alexander is ready to go
  • Alexander eyes shut
    Alexander eyes shut
  • Alexander is ready for a party
    Alexander is ready for a party
  • Alexander just wants to be with you
    Alexander just wants to be with you
  • Alexander
    Alexander
  • Alexander sitting pretty
    Alexander sitting pretty
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