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Available Dogs - Da Vinci


DaVinci is a handsome dude

Da Vinci is a grand old dude! He is sweet as well as a little bit of a curmudgeon but well earned at 9 years of a hard life until now. He is crate and house trained and he walks nicely on leash. Da Vinci's back end was injured long ago and has since healed. He is on mild pain medications and his sometimes wobbly hind legs DON'T slow him down at all!! Da Vinci is learning social skills from the foster female dogs he lives with. He is okay with calm male dogs with an introduction. He has learned to ignore cats.  Da Vinci would be best in an adults only home.

Da Vinci is never going to be a playmate for an energetic dog. Not his style, he doesn't want to be jumped on. He does not like to share his toys with other dogs. If you want a couch potato buddy who just thinks you hang the moon, follows you around, likes walks in your neighborhood or wherever, then this is your boy!

He really likes going places and seeing new things! I'm pretty sure this is the first time ever that Da Vinci has seen the outside world. Da Vinci is used to caring for himself, and reminds us a little of the Tramp in Lady and the Tramp. "I don't need your help" was his motto for a while. Now he looks to me for a lot of good things he's become accustomed to (treats, toys, dog beds, leashes and walks)! 

Da Vinci has really blossomed into a proper gentleman who can finally learn what the good life is all about! He loves his new life and wakes up with a big smile EVERY DAY!  Da Vinci needs a slow track house who understands that this guy still has some life in him and he is VERY ready to live it!

Who is ready for a fabulous boy?!

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Gender:

  Male

Age:

   Nine years old

Weight:

   62 pounds

Health status:

  

Great. He can be itchy and has a gait issue from an old injury.


Major personality traits:

  

He is confident, affectionate, and curious.


Interaction with dogs:

  

Good with social female dogs.He is okay with calm male dogs with an introduction.


Interaction with cats:

   He ignores cats.

Child requirements:

   No kids.    

Fence requirements:

   It would be wonderful but not required.

General activity level:

  

Medium to low


Work schedule best suited for:

  

Any


Leash manners:

  

Great


Degree of training needed:

  

Continuing good manners training would help him  live his best life with you!


  • DaVinci is a handsome dude
    DaVinci is a handsome dude
  • DaVinci at the Meet and Greet
    DaVinci at the Meet and Greet
  • Da Vinci goes for a walk
    Da Vinci goes for a walk
  • DaVinci with his buddies
    DaVinci with his buddies
  • Da Vinci on the trail
    Da Vinci on the trail
  • DaVinci
    DaVinci
  • DaVinci on the bridge
    DaVinci on the bridge
  • DaVinci goes for a swim
    DaVinci goes for a swim
  • You want me in that
    You want me in that
  • DaVinci training a friend how to walk on a leash
    DaVinci training a friend how to walk on a leash
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