Willow - ON HOLD
Good with Dogs
Unknown with Kids
Unknown with Cats
Birthdate: March 5, 2019
Willow (F) is a 2.5yo German Shepherd. She is currently living with her foster parents in a townhouse.
-Good with dogs, sniffs them then ignores them, gives appropriate cues, not interested in wrestling
-Unknown with cats (likely not good)
-Unknown with kids, (likely older preferred)
-Knows sit, down, and come. Introducing marker language to strengthen commands
-Good in crate, settles quickly, will whines with activity, getting used to the environment, and in the morning when she hears you are awake
-Pulls heavily on leash to sniff
-OK in car, whines a bit
-Very excited about people and will jump up and bonk you in the face, working on appropriate greetings
-Very affectionate with people
-Paces in the house and seaks attention
-Play motivated! Loves to play fetch and run around in the back yard
-Happy go lucky and adventurous personality once she is comfortable
-Tolerant of being handled (i.e. touching her collar, touching her legs)
-Takes food gently
-Good working drive - she just wants a job!
-Currently overweight but with regular walks, exercise, and moderation of food and treats should be back to a healthy weight
-Curious around outdoor sounds - neighbours, dogs, etc
-Can be anxious and timid in new spaces, won't take food when overstimulated
-Prefers to hang out with people vs other dogs
-First Morning Impulse: Trot around room, drink water, find the back door to go play fetch
-Backyard Behaviour: Fetch! Very driven by play!
-Best Traits: Affectionate with people, smart
-Needs work: Leash skills, introductions to new people, jumping up
-Likes to try and get on top of furniture - chairs, couches, coffee tables
Adoption Fee: $500
Vetting: Willow is fully vetted and spayed. She has no known health concerns.
Wilow is being fostered in London, ON.
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