Scared at the shelter, this guy has blossomed since coming to his foster home. Peanut Butter looks like a Collie mix. He is six months old and weighs 36 pounds in these photos taken December 24th, 2010. Peanut has a slender build so we don’t expect him to be a big dog, maybe more of a medium large.
Peanut was dropped off at a local animal shelter, we do not know if he belonged to the person dropping him off or not .. no information was given so we need to start from scratch.
The noise and cages terrified Peanut at the shelter where he stayed curled up in the back corner growling at anything that scared him – which was everything! But then employees noticed that once they got close he would start wagging his tail and warm up. They realized how scared he was. And once at my house, well, that scared dog disappeared and this buoyant, playful guy emerged!
Peanut is completely housetrained. He is so-so on the house manners. I’ve caught him counter surfing – at least where he can reach and he certainly is not above getting into the trash. When caught he immediately puts all four feet on the floor and acts all good!
Peanut is great with other dogs. He loves to play chase games and keep away games and tug games. He will sometimes jump on the sides of other dogs and grab them but it’s all in play. He is good with the cats too. If they run I suspect he would chase them but if you tell him no, he will stop.
He does not like to be in a crate and will bark for awhile sometimes. But at night time he is good in the crate. We give him a rawhide and he really likes those.
Fetching is his thing. He loves it when we throw the tennis ball or another other toy that he can go fetch. Right now he has some competition, especially with Max but amazingly Peanut can maneuver around that big guy and get the ball!
Here are some more photos:
Peanut Butter is an affectionate guy who enjoys curling up with me on the couch to watch a good movie. He is great out in the yard and his leash manners are pretty good for a puppy. He would do well in most situations.
Medical: He is neutered, micro chipped, wormed, and up to date on shots.
Microchip: Included in the adoption is the registration of the AVID micro chip in the new owner’s name.
Adoption fee: $250
Leash and Collar or Harness: a Lupine brand harness or collar and leash are provided for each
canine. Lupine has a life time guarantee; if chewed, the company will replace it free of charge
Making a Difference
PetsConnect! is an all volunteer not-for-profit organization moving into out Tenth Year!
All the animals are in foster homes and well cared for, we pay our bills, make our thank yous and our volunteers work very hard to run PetsConnect! as a professional, caring, friendly business!
The animals in our program come from local animal shelters and to the employees and volunteers of our local animal shelters we are most grateful and thankful for the hard, emotionally taxing work they engage in daily.
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