My foster home is really cool and I am learning how to fit in very well! My foster Mom says I am a touchy, feely, loving, guy. If I am loose in the house I like to stay near my peeps. If they sit down, I will lay my head on their chest. I like the other dogs here and have learned to sit and wait my turn for treats. I don't even snatch food from the hand which is pretty amazing considering a short while ago I was starving on the streets!
We are working with a leash and on basic commands. Evidenty no one loved me enough to teach me anything so I am a blank slate. But I am eager and willing to please! I am acclimated to my crate and if everyone is busy I often go in it all by myself. My one vice is that I like to collect things. I will go around the house putting my lips on various toys and when I find something just right, I take it to my crate. The good thing is I don't mind if one of the other dogs takes something back out.
Over time I have been watching the cats that live here. I don't make a fuss about them, just watch. The other day I actually sniffed one and stared as it walked away. It is possible I could do okay with a cat if it was already dog friendly and we were very supervised.
The other day there were five children under the age of 5 at the house. I did very well with them under supervision. One of the youngest liked to put his arms over my back and lay his head on me and I didn't mind at all! I might be a little shy at first with large groups of people or if there are loud noises, but once I realize no one else is bothered, it helps me understand everything is okay.
Why in the world would any person with a brain, not want to keep me? Well, maybe that question answers itself...
Good with Dogs, Good with Kids, Good with Adults, Does Good in the Car, Cratetrained, Likes to play with toys, Obedient, Affectionate, Eager To Please, Intelligent, Even-tempered, Gentle, Goofy
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