Dove 2017

Weight:  45lbs

HW Status: positive

Tail: natural

Ears: natural

Spay/Neuter: spayed

Good with male dogs: yes

Good with female dogs:  yes

Good with small dogs:  unknown

Good with cats:  yes

Good with children:  unknown, loves everyone but would probably knock over small children

Energy Level scale 1-9 (sleepy –energetic):  8

Intelligence scale 1-9 (silly-genius):  3

Friendliness scale 1-9 (aggressive-affectionate): 9

Playfulness scale 1-9 (not playful-very playful): 9

Disposition scale 1-9 (anxious-calm):  5

Nicknames: none

Favorite food/toy/treats: Loves all kinds of treats and likes playing with tennis ball and bone

Must be in a home that has the following:  People who don’t mind getting lots of kisses or having a shadow dog! She likes to be with her people

Is a fence necessary or is leashed exercise sufficient?:  leashed exercise would be sufficient, she doesn’t like being in the fenced in yard by herself anyway and LOVES going on walks, will need to always be on a leash outside of fences because she will wander off and has very selective hearing when you call her 🙂

Medical issues:  heartworm positive

Needs work on:  She needs some basic obedience work like not jumping and not getting up in everyone’s face but she  is just very excited to be around people. She also likes to investigate countertops

How does your dog react when crated?  
She is doing much better! The first week she howled whenever she couldn’t see us but now she knows she will be let back out eventually and will settle down.

Is your dog Free to Roam?  If so, does it have accidents or get into anything when left alone?
We are still working on potty training, but she has had very few accidents in the house and it only happens when she isn’t being watched. She would probably be fine to free roam but does like to investigate countertops.

How is your dog’s appetite and how many times a day does your dog eat?
She came to BRBR very skinny and LOVES food. She eats twice a day and a total of 3 cups a day.

Is your dog under weight, overweight, or just right?
Currently underweight but we are working on it

Is your dog possessive of toys or food?

Is your dog potty trained?  If not, explain.
She is getting better every day

How does your dog react when meeting new dogs?
She is very excited but doesn’t make any noise usually

How does your dog act out in public and when meeting new people?
She is very excited and loves to give kissess

Has your dog shown any signs of aggression?

Does your dog walk well on a leash?

What type of device do you use (example: harness, gentle leader)?
Martingale collar

What commands does your dog know (example: sit, shake, down)?
She knows sit and we are working on other tricks

Will you dog perform the command every time it’s asked to do so?
Not yet

How does your dog react to basic grooming (example: ear cleaning, nail trim, bath)?
She’s very wiggly but does ok