About Me

Name: Harley Mar 22
Sex: Male
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier (short coat)
Weight: 50 lbs
Height: 20 in
Estimated Birthdate: 2/1/2021
Fence Needed: Yes, Harley needs the safety and security of a fenced in yard.
Location: Dreamweaver Farms, Pacolet SC
Adoption Fee:$200

My Story

Date into Rescue: 3/1/2022

Reason for being in rescue: stray

Special Needs: Harley deals with separation anxiety, he really would enjoy someone who is home often and can dedicate time to training him. 

What kind of home would be best for me:

Harley is looking for a home that is a dedicated bully breed lover. He enjoys routine and structure in his day to day life, but also likes to cut loose here and there. Harley knows his basic commands, is leash trained, and is very well behaved when kept to his normal routine. If overly excited, he may forget his manners and begin jumping or get so wiggly he can’t sit. Simply speaking to him in a calm voice while petting him softly will help calm him down, and of course a lot of patience is key. If his routine changes dramatically, or is put into a hectic environment, he gets extremely stressed. He copes with stress by running, and will bolt at the first opportunity he gets.

Harley’s new home will require a fenced in yard to give him ample space to run, play and get all the zoomies out. He has a lot of energy in that tiny body, and needs an owner who can keep up with him. We are looking for a home where Harley will be the only dog. He loves people and things hard and fast and doesn't want to share.

What is my personality like: Deep down, Harley is a lover, not a fighter. When he falls, he falls fast and hard. He does come with his own set of issues, but no one is perfect. Once Harley trusts you completely, and knows his routine, he will begin to show you his sweet-natured personality. Being with his person is all he wants, and he will follow you to the ends of the Earth. He loves taking car rides to go adventuring with his people, or just sitting next to each other taking in the sunset. He may not look it, but he’s really a big ol’ softy. 

When Harley isn’t melting your heart with his snuggles and kisses, he will have you gasping for air from laughing so hard at his goofy shenanigans. This dog loves water, not just to drink but to play in. Water hoses are his favorite mode of water delivery, and will bark at anyone holding one to spray him with it. He loves trying to catch the water, and, if sprayed high enough, will almost cut a backflip. If Harley had his way, we would never stop spraying the hose for him. Harley also enjoys playing fetch. However, he sometimes gets so excited you called him a good boy for getting the ball that he will drop it before making it all the way back. Honestly, we don’t care about that part either, we just want to give him love for being such a good boy!

How do I act when I first meet new people: Harley loves meeting new people, but has a tendency to get so excited he forgets his manners. He may jump, lick them in the face, or accidentally knock them over in his excitement, but he has nothing but good intentions in his heart. 

Tips and Tidbits: Harley came to the farm as a stray, so we do not have any previous history on him. We celebrate his birthday as 2/1/2021.

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.

Potential Adopters

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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