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Adoptable: Bandit

Age: 5 years old

Gender: Male

Breed: Shepherd mix

Weight: 94 lbs

Personality: A major cuddle bug who loves to play!

Education: Good with bathroom and working on leash training, focusing on reactivity.

Favorite Activities: Playing fetch, going on walks/hikes, just cuddling on the couch deeply with his person!

Looking for: A family who sees his inner beauty and is willing to work on his reactivity training.

Special needs: Needs experienced adopter who will continue working on his reactivity training. Dasuquin Chews for Large Dogs ~$49.00 for a few months supply and Gabapentin 600mg as needed, ~$15.00 for a month or longer supply depending on market value and where purchased. Currently eating Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets OM Overweight Management Canine Formula until he reaches desired weight

Adoption Fee: $ 350


On his way to steal your heart!

Why hello there, hooman! My name is Bandit. I am a 5-year-old, neutered male, German Shepherd Mix weighing around 94 lbs. I am here because The Animal Pad rescued me. I was originally found as a dumpster doggo as a puppy and was taken in by my first owner. On my first trip to puppy day care at 6 months old, I was attacked by another doggo and that somewhat traumatized me. I was never socialized with other doggos since then, so I’m still learning how to act around other doggos. I recently spent 3 weeks in a board and train to help ease my anxiety around other doggos and have come to learn that not all doggos are out to get me. I am house broken, bathroom trained, still working on leash reactivity to other doggos while out on walkies, but I’m normally well behaved on walkies. I am now taking Dasuquin to help with some new hip stiffness ~$49.00 for a few months supply and Gabapentin 600mg as needed, ~$15.00 for a month or longer supply depending on market value and where purchased.

Let’s share a little bit about me! At home I am the perfect couch potato and cuddler. I am fantastic with my obedience training, and I know several tricks including sit, lay down, wait, spin, roll over, play dead, shake, high five, and back up. I am very mellow and do not have any separation anxiety issues. I love hanging out in my kennel, as it’s my safe space and I’ll take my meals and water in the kennel as well. Because I was never properly socialized as a puppy, I show some leash reactivity to other doggos when out on walkies. Working with a trainer has helped, but it is still a work in progress. I am also little hooman friendly! My favorites are playing fetch and going for long walkies or hikes on some of the nearby trails. I am the type of doggo that just loves to be by your side and a serious sweetheart at home.

My perfect furever home would be one where I’m the only pet and the owner is willing to continue to work with me on my leash reactivity. I’m great around little hoomans. My adoption fee is $350 and that includes spaying/neutering, shots, and microchip. If you want to take me home, please fill out the form on the website here https://theanimalpad.org/adoption-application/

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