Dodger

Dodger is a 5 year old Shiba Inu. Loyal, Lovable, Playful, Fun, and loves companionship. Looking for an experienced pet owner to shower him with attention. Great with older children. Takes a while to warm up to new people but once he does get ready for some nose kisses.

Pet's Name: Dodger
Dog: Primary Breed: Shiba Inu
Birthday, estimate is okay: January 2019
Age Category: Adult
Where did you get your pet?: A pet store
What do you feed your pet?: Purina One
Gender: Male
Size (at full grown): Small
Weight (at full grown): 20.0
Primary Color: Tan (Mostly)
What are your pet's favorite toys and activities?: stuffed toys and walks
Adoption Day, when did you adopt your pet? An estimate is okay.: April 2019
Has your dog received any formal obedience training?: Yes
What commands does your dog know?: sit, down, stay, come
Has your dog ever displayed any behavioral issues, such as biting another person or pet? If so, can you please provide details on what happened?: He has been around dogs his entire life but after our Shepard mix died has shown aggression towards our other male dog.
How does your dog react to being left alone for short periods?: fine, doesn't need a crate
Are there any specific triggers that cause your dog anxiety or stress?: if you don't respect his cues. He does not love forced affection.
Is there a particular routine that works best for your dog in terms of feeding, walking, and sleep?: He likes to be with his people, happy on your company.
Medical History and Care:
Vaccinations up to date
Spayed or Neutered
House/Litter-Trained
Microchipped
Special Diet
Special Needs
Never Vetted
Unknown
Does your pet have any history of health issues or medical conditions that potential adopters should be aware of?: No he's quite healthy
Personality:
Playful
Constant Companion
High Energy
Medium Energy
Low Energy
Stubborn
Timid
Needs Training
Friendly to Strangers
Good with Other Dogs
Good with Young Children
Good with Cats
Bonded Pair
Requires A Fenced Yard
Crate Trained
Purebred
What's the most endearing thing about your dog?: He's loyal and loves his family, very protective.
What criteria are important to you when considering an adoptive family or home for your pet?: experienced dog owner who has researched his breed, must be patient as he'll need time to adjust to a new family. Prefer no other dogs, especially alpha male dogs.
Is there anything else you'd like your pet's new family to know?: Dodger is like cat software with dog hardware. Fun to be around but stubborn. He requires an owner that will respect the type of breed he is and wants to spend a lot of time with him.
Why are you rehoming your pet (primary reason)?: Incompatible with Other Pets
Rehoming reason details (if necessary): Since our older more alpha dog passed he's become aggressive with our other male dog and is very unhappy. We think he'll do best as the only dog in the home.
How long will you be able to keep your pet before you may need to consider surrendering him or her to a rescue?: Not an option, my pet will stay with me for as long as it takes
Who is your veterinarian?: Argi-vet
Do you have pet insurance for your pet? : No
Would you consider a long distance adoption?:
Yes
No
Maybe
Would you consider a foster family?:
Yes
No
Maybe
City, State: Hamilton
Zip Code: Ohio
Service Level: Not Sure