Meet An Adoptable Dog
Breed: Terrier / Basset Hound Mix
Age: 8 years old
Height: 17" at shoulder
Weight: 43 lbs
Good with dogs: Sometimes
Good with men: Sometimes
Good with women: Sometimes
House trained: yes
Crate trained: yes
Leash trained: No
Must have fenced in yard: Yes
Oscar was pulled from a local animal shelter. Oscar was heartworm positive when we got him. He has finished full treatment and is ready for a home.
Oscar is VERY weary about new people. He will bark and growl in his run until he gets to know you. He needs lots of patience for the right home. He does not like new people but once he warms up to you he's as sweet as can be! He loves to run and give kisses. He will jump fences..so he definitely could use some training. If anyone is interested in this goofy boy they should come spend one on one time at the farm with him until Oscar is comfortable with the new person.
Oscar needs someone who is very experienced with head-strong dogs. He must have a strong "pack leader," otherwise he will run over you. He needs an adult only home.
Oscar can be a very, very sweet dog. He likes to show affection and to get attention - when he wants it. He has bitten and broken the skin on one occasion since his time here with us. What we have found is that he does best with people that he knows and trust, versus complete strangers. Oscar needs a strong leader who can teach him some manners and work with him. He loves to play and run out in the field. Oscar has a lot of energy and needs someone who is able to exercise him.
Oscar shows signs of resource guarding - he will act ugly in his crate sometimes and over treats. We definitely think his behavior could be modified with some training. At this time we believe he would thrive best in a home where he is the only pet. He has not made many canine friends in his time here - mainly due to his dominant personality. With some time and patience, Oscar could be an excellent dog. He needs an adult only home.
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