Age: 1 year old
Adoption Fees: $500
Adoption Status: Successful Adoption
April 25, 2017 – Bear is having a fantastic week. Twice in the last 2 days he has gone to the door to tell us he needs to go out and then has a pee and poo when we go out. So proud of him. There have been no more accidents in the home since the trainer came. We are still wearing the pee pad but he is definitely getting the hang of this. Outside, Bear poops & pees on every single walk and enjoys lots of praise when he does so. 4 times this past week, we have met dogs and he has learned to greet properly and stay calm. Still an issue if he sees a big dog. And he can spot one nearly 2 blocks away but we just walk from the situation as directed by the trainer and he calms down. Bear is improving on the leash and had our “door routine nearly down pat.” It definitely doesn’t take him as long to get him to a calm state before we leave the home. He still requires a fair amount of leash corrections but has started looking to the human for direction more. He’s very overwhelmed on walks still and therefore needs shorter walks that are varied. As far as meal times go, Bear waits for the resident pug to finish eating her bowl before he receives his. He actually instinctually “sits pretty” the whole time waiting. Then he scarfs it in pretty fast.
March 29, 2017 – Bear is doing fantastic! He is fully house trained. He loves his routine and is very smart. He is learning to heel on the leash and is far more calm now. He is a very happy dog now. We have noticed such an incredible change with him. He is so trusting and playful. He and the resident pug Lucy snuggle together and play for long stretches of time with all the toys. He is good with small dogs, but barks at large dogs. He is good with kids and loves attention. He loves being told he is a good boy and responds very well to positive reinforcement. He would make a great addition to any home that is willing to keep him in regular routine and give him lots of play time and attention.
March 27, 2017 – Bear continues to make progress in the housetraining dept. He’s a very sweet boy who just wants to be loved. We are pretty sure that Bear has some Jack Russell Terrier in him…..he loves to jumps and jumps in the air and on the kitchen table if he has the chance. Bear will be at the upcoming April 2 Spring Paw Thaw at the Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre. Come and meet this sweet boy.
March 14, 2017 – Bear is a sweet little boy. He is coming to all our Adoption Awareness Event and is quite popular but still looking for his forever home. If you are active and would like a sweet little cuddler too, Bear is for you. Bear is not 100% housetrained but we are working on this and he’s making progress every day.
March 4, 2017 – Bear was at our Adoption Awareness Day yesterday and he did very well. He gets along very well with other dogs and is an active little boy. Bear is now ready to be adopted. He is doing very well in the housetraining dept but will need someone who will continue to work with him to make him totally housetrained.
February 28, 2017 – Bear loves to snuggle and will jump up on your lap in a flash. He is getting along well with his foster brothers. He loves to play with stuffed & squeaky toys, growls at them and shakes them. He engages with his younger foster brother and last night they where even doing zoomies in the living room! He gobbled up his kibble last night in true pug form. After dinner he settled into his crate for the evening. I leave the door open during the day and he will often go in there to have a nap. He slept in there no problem last night. He needs some work walking on a leash and with his house training but he will slowly get better and better every day.
February 25, 2017 – Bear is a sweet Chug (Chihuahua/pug). He’s 1 year old and was surrender by his owner who didn’t have time to train him. Bear is not neutered and not up to date in his vaccination. He is going to the vet this week to get neutered and get up to date in his vaccination and microchipped.