KILO - Not Accepting Applications
Good with Dogs
Good with Kids
Unknown with Cats
Birthdate: November 1, 2018
Kilo (F) is a 2.5yo Swedish Vallhund. She is currently living with her foster parents, and canine foster brothers!
**We have received a lot of interest in Kilo and will not be accepting new applications at this time.**
Kilo is housetrained and crate trained but don't let her small size fool you, Swedish Valhunds are working herding breeds and need exercise and mental stimulation, and Kilo is no exception! This little girl loves learning new things and going for walks! Kilo loves all people and is incredibly affectionate, she used to live with small children and did well with them!
Kilo can be nervous meeting high energy or overbearing dogs, but with a proper introduction is great friends with them. She prefers her space and likes to approach other dogs when she is comfortable, rather than them running up into her space. In her previous home walking on a harness and retractable leash Kilo had issues with leash reactivity and barking at people near her house, however with direction and a confident handler Kilo has been a pleasure to walk. Walking on a martingale collar Kilo can walk calmly beside her foster mom and canine foster brothers.
Kilo is very smart and a quick learner! She knows all of her basic commands and learns new commands quickly.
Here is what Kilo's foster parents have to say about her:
"Kilo is an incredibly cute and quirky girl who loves affection! She is learning to live with the other dogs in the house, but you can tell she wants the people all to herself. Although Kilo is a pretty great girl, she would benefit from regular training to use up her mental energy and continue being the best she can be. Echo can be insecure on walks, around other dogs and meeting new people, and would benefit from a confident handler who can help build her confidence instead of coddle her needy behaviour. Because she's so small and cute, she's pretty easy to coddle!"
-Good with dogs, prefers slow/proper introductions
-Unknown with cats
-Good with kids
-Good in crate
-Pulls/leash reactivity on retractable leash & harness, walks well on 4ft leash + martingale collar
-Very smart and enjoys training
-A bit nervous around new noises and dogs/seeing strangers, will bark. Does better with confident handler/leader
-Loves all people, very affectionate
-Sheds a lot, well behaved for grooming
-First morning impulse: jumps up on people, runs around house
-Backyard behaviors: sniffs, explores, follows people
-Best traits: affectionate, smart
-Needs work: building confidence, not barking at things outside
Adoption Fee: $500
Vetting: Kilo is fully vetted and spayed. She has no known health concerns.
Kilo is being fostered in Kitchener, ON.
**WHAT DOES 'INTAKE HOLD' MEAN?**
Our new dogs are on an INTAKE HOLD. We will accept applications and emails from approved adopters, however, we do not know enough about them to make any matches at this time. Thank you in advance for your patience as we get to know their personalities in order to find the best matches for our dogs and adopters, alike!
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