Rocky 1 yr old neutered male - UT
Rocky is a 1 year old neutered male. He has high food drive, toy drive, tug drive, and loves to play Frisbee.
Only having 3 legs does not slow him down! He would play all day if it was up to him. We don't know the full story behind his leg but he was an owner surrender due to moving. According to the shelter he came from, his leg was broken and had to be amputated.
Rocky does have an "off" switch when in the house, but will let you know if he hasn't played long enough. He would love a forever home that will let him snuggle with you (he thinks he's a lap dog!) and where he can share his love by giving kisses to everyone.
He does fantastic in public places, everyone that has met him just loves how well mannered he is. Rocky knows his basic commands: sit, down, wait, bring, go to bed (crate), here, speak, quiet, and take. Rocky crates well, for the first few minutes he might whine/bark in protest but then settles down.
He currently lives with a female GSD. Because of his amputated rear leg, for the first week he wanted nothing to do with her as he was learning to trust her. He does growl as a warning if he gets bumped and loses his balance. He now likes to chase or be chased and wrestle with her. She is very easy going with him and understands his warnings but when it comes to playing they have a blast! He would be perfectly fine as the only dog since he does get a tad jealous and feels that he needs extra love, but if he went to a dog home it would need to be with a dog that respects his space and boundaries. He will NOT be placed in a home with small children, small dogs, or other small animals.
Rocky came to us with food fear. Once food is placed in his bowl on the ground he became afraid that humans would take it away. This problem has been resolved as he has earned our trust but adopters need to be aware that it might regress and he needs to be worked with so he can trust his new family. He takes treats from hands very gently!
Rocky is such a sweetheart and will shove his way into your heart. Rocky will need to go to a home that it knowledgeable and experienced with this breed.
For more information about Rocky, please contact: Dana
If you want to apply for this dog, click Rocky's Adoption Application which will automatically be sent to Dana, Rocky's coordinator.