Adopt Bentley a White Havanese / Mixed dog in Toronto, ON (24782191)
Havanese type mixture | eight years old | Male | 15 pounds| Ontario Shelter Dog#emptyontarioshelters Temperament: Loveable, confident, smart!Activity level: Moderate.Vetting: Vaccinated (core vaccines plus Bordetella); 4dx bloodwork negative for heart worm & 3 tick borne diseases (Ehrlichia/Anaplasma and Lyme); Fecal (negative), dewormed; flea/tick/heart worm prevention given; micro chipped, neutered. Has had extensive vetting to determine that he has early stage kidney disease and will likely need to be on medication for the rest of his life. He is eating a special food for this condition. Bently will need more bloodwork in a month’s time. Bently will also need a dental in the future. House trained: Mostly! He has had a couple accidents in his foster home but is improving!Good with dogs: Yes! Nice with other dogs and is playful.Good with cats: Unknown.Prey drive: None observed.Good with kids: Older dog savvy kids please.Separation anxiety: Yes, he barks when left alone.Crate trained: Not needed.Resource guarding: Yes.Barky/noisy: Yes, he can be vocal - barks sometimes when he wants something and when he is left alone.Leash etiquette: Nice!Transportation: A bit anxious in the car. *Bentley’s bio may change as we get to know him better. Bentley is 1 sweet and wonderful pup, and will surely steal your heart with his scruffy terrific looks!He loves to play and be with his people. Bentley adores his daily games of fetch and loves to zoom around the home after a walk. Speaking of walks - Bentley is a star on walks! He behaves well on leash and has no issues with busy Toronto streets. He is a very confident pup! Bentley enjoys his daily walks and loves to be outside. When he’s not busy playing or out for a walk, Bentley is just as happy to follow you around the house and loves nothing more than to cuddle up beside you. Bentley is still working on his housetraining, though for the most part he is doing very well! He had a few accidents during his 1st week in foster care but he has been improving since then. His cues to let you know he needs to go out can be subtle.This scruffy boy is a very smart pup and a quick learner! He has responded well to positive reinforcement training while learning new things in his foster home.Bentley can be vocal when he wants something, such as food, and he has barked for human food previously. He is learning not to do so, and his foster is making nice progress with this! However, Bentley would most likely not be well-suited to someone living in a condo or apartment, as he will also bark when left alone. He would love for his adopter to be someone that is home more often than not, or to be in a home with another dog. His separation anxiety is not as bad when he is left with the other dog in his foster home. Bentley is nice with other dogs and is very playful. He would make a fantastic brother for a family looking to add a 2nd pup!On occasion, Bentley has exhibited resource guarding with his foster, though this has decreased in frequency while he’s become more comfortable in foster care. Bentley would be an amazing companion to someone who has the patience to work through his few quirks, continue with his training and be ok with his medical issues. He is so worth it! He is already such a fantastic pup! If Bentley sounds like the perfect cuddle buddy and pup to join on you on walks (and in life), then please email XXXX@covetedcanines.org or fill out an application on-line at: covetedcanines.org/application!
March 15 on Adopt-a-Pet.com