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Adoptable: Mr. Peabody (Urgently needs a foster)

Age: 4 years old

Gender: Male

Breed: Hound mix

Weight: 47 lbs

Personality: An absolute sweetheart who loves belly rubs. He is more of an only pet kinda guy but will love all the attention.

Education: Good with bathroom and leash training. Does well in the crate but for a shorter time right now. Very treat motivated!

Favorite Activities: Walks and sniffing around with his hound nose, belly rubs, pets, snuggles, lotsa treats!

Looking for: A loving home with lots of playtime, walks and sniffaris. He would thrive with kids of any ages (most likely even babies) and energy level. He’s chill, gentle, loving and very tolerant. He would make a great family dog. Some patient and positive reinforcement training will help him be the best boy! He'd prefer being the only pet.

Special needs: Working on leash reactivity training. Taking Carprofen (monthly cost ~$20.00 depending on market value and where purchased) to successfully help with pain management, and a joint supplement, Dasuquin (~$40.00 for 2 months supply, depending on market value and where purchased) to help with my morning stiffness.

Adoption Fee: $ 300

Throw in some belly rubs and he’ll be yours forever!

Howdy, folks! My name is Mr. Peabody, and I’m a 4-year-old, 47-pound neutered Hound mix.  I’m just a good ol’ boy who is looking for a loving family to call my own.

Before I found my way to TAP, I was living on the streets in Mexico.  And let me tell you, my friends, life was ruff there, and I wasn’t in the greatest condition when I was picked up by the Ensenada pound.  Thankfully, though, I wasn’t there too long and was soon transferred to a vet in Tijuana, where I spent the next month recovering.  Now, I’m happy to report that I’m back to my old self and am healthy as a horse … errr, hound! I am a wee bit stiff in the morning, and started Carprofen (monthly cost ~$20.00 depending on market value and where purchased) to successfully help with pain management. I just started a joint supplement, Dasuquin (~$40.00 for 2 months supply, depending on market value and where purchased) to help as well.

My foster mama describes me as good-tempered, friendly, and eager to please! My favorite activities include getting belly rubs and lots of pets, cuddling with my humans, and meeting new people. Oh, and I absolutely LOVE walks! I walk three miles every day, and I like sniffing around with my nose to the ground while I explore new territories.  I don’t seem to get along too well with other doggies or kitties, so I don’t think having any furry siblings are in the cards for me.  Kids, though, are A-OK! I’m very approachable and don’t have an aggressive bone in my body towards little humans.  In fact, I like to roll over when I see them and ask for belly rubs.   

Regarding my training, I am completely housebroken, and I am generally obedient when given commands in a firm voice.  Treats help, too, when training me, as I’m strongly influenced by them.   I pull strong while on a leash and show some aggression towards other dogs, but I’ve found that a harness with a front leash attachment works wonders!  Other than that, I am crate trained, but I’m becoming more resistant to it since I’ve learned that that means my humans are leaving me behind.  Still, I don’t have much separation anxiety and can do well on my own for short periods of time.  But, don’t leave me alone for too long! I need to be around my humans and get in enough of their attention each day. 

I think I’d make a great family dog with elementary-aged kiddos, and a backyard and daily walks around the neighborhood are absolutely essential.  Additional training would help me become the bestest boy, so I’d love an owner who’d devote a little extra time and patience there.  Other than that, I’m up for any adventure – walk, hike, or a snooze in the sun – and I promise to make every one of your days a little brighter!

My adoption fee is $300 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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