Meet An Adoptable Dog
Breed: Poodle (Miniature) (long coat)
Weight: 12 lbs
Estimated Birthdate: 3/29/2013
Fence Needed: No
Location: Dreamweaver Farms, Pacolet SC
Reason for being in rescue: Surrendered by owners who no longer wanted their pet
Special Needs: none noted
What kind of home would be best for me: T-Rex is accustomed to being with people. His previous owners were home the vast majority of the time and this is what T-Rex wants. He does not like being left and will bark when he is alone. His ideal home has someone around during the day and a lifestyle that actively involves their dog. Given his propensity for barking when left alone, we do not recommend T-Rex for apartment life.
What is my personality like: T-Rex is a big name for a small dog. But like the large dinosaur, he has a mighty personality. T-Rex came to Carolina Poodle Rescue unaltered, which led to some dominance behaviors over other dogs. He is not aggressive, just has a lot of affection to share. He has been neutered, but can still be a bit much for other dogs.
T-Rex has been very loved, but had very little training in his short life. He is working on learning basic commands and does accept redirection. He has a curious personality and is easy to please. T-Rex's family will need to be committed to training with him. He has a lot of energy and needs to learn appropriate ways to use it.
How do I act when I first meet new people: T-Rex is as friendly as they come. He recently attended an event on behalf of CPR and met everyone with a big smile and a jump up on the leg for petting. He enjoys children and adults. T-Rex loves it when you love on him, and will love right back.
Tips and Tidbits: While T-Rex would probably do ok in a house with a brother and/or sister, we suggest he be an only dog.
House trained: Dogs can be house trained if they are in the right environment and are allowed to follow a schedule as long as a physical reason doesn't keep them from being trained. A dog house trained in my home may not be in yours. We will help you teach your new dog this necessary skill and based on your schedule.
Please note - we do not ship or transport our dogs. If you are interested in adopting a dog, take a look at the distance between the dog's location and your location and make sure you are able to make the trip.
Thank you for your interest in a dog who needs a new home. This description contains all that we currently know about this dog. We have no perfect dogs - but many of our dogs have proven to be perfect for a certain someone. We urge all of our potential adopters not to fall in love with a picture. When screening applications, we look at the entire home and then make suggestions based on what would be a good fit for your home. You are not being screened for a specific dog although we are looking to see what type of dog interests you - poodles or non poodles, age, temperament, personality, etc. Our goal is to match you with the best possible pet for you and your home. We want to create furever families.
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