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Meet Tiny (20210813-01)

Foster comments: Tiny is such a wonderfully good boy who has charmed our whole neighbourhood. He is a quick learner, clean eater, friend to cats, and a huge fan of his crate. Tiny doesn’t have separation anxiety or destructive behaviour. In fact, he’s earned the privilege of being trusted to roam the house instead of being crated when he is left alone (usually only 3-4 hours at a time). We usually find him happily napping in his open crate when we return.
He has a lot of energy and loves to play - his favourite games are fetch and tug-o-war. Tiny does have some hip dysplasia and is on long-term medication to treat the inflammation/pain. He also has recommended therapeutic exercises to help keep him fit without added stress to his joints.
He is very food-motivated and absolutely not a picky eater. Tiny is very excited and happy to be around children but he would be best in a house with older kids or teenagers. He’s not very aware of his own size and strength when playing. He is, however, protective of his people. Tiny could benefit from having another dog friend to play with.
Tiny is afraid of and reactive to moving things on wheels. He has a tendency to lunge and bark at fast-moving cars and cyclists on walks. We’ve made some good progress with training and the right halti to help him overcome his fear but he will need a strong and dedicated adopter to continue his training. For this reason, he would be best living away from busy roads.

About

Category: In Ontario
Size Range: Extra Large (76 LBs or more)
Weight: 78 lbs
Age Range: Adult (1 Year – 7 Years)
Age: 2 years
Sex: Male
Breed: Rottweiler/Lab mix
Legacy: No
Color: Black and dark orange
Good With Kids: Yes

older children and teens only as he is rambunctious

Good With Adults: Yes
Good With Dogs: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Housebroken: Yes
Crate Trained: Yes
Energy Level: High
Can be handled / touched Yes
Flight Risk: Yes
Food Aggressive: No
Walks On Leash: Yes

Reactive to bikes and cars, needs consistent correction/training for this

Destructive: No
Needs a Yard: Yes
Needs a Home With a Second Dog: No

not required, but he would love a playmate

Can Live in Apartment: No

he would be happiest in the suburbs or a rural environment away from buzzing traffic

Special Needs: No
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
From: Texas

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