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At A Glance
|In addition to LOVE this dog has the following requirements:|
|Entered Foster Care||Fence||Kid Friendly||Another Dog||Cat Friendly|
|8/17/2014 ||Physical||10+||Must be the only pet||No|
|This is the most recent information available; however, it may change as we learn more about the dog.|
Welcome this handsome boy Hunter 14-120 to RAGOM! Hunter was surrendered due to his surrendering owner not being able to take care of him anymore. He is a 2.5-year-old Chocolate Retriever weighing 83 lbs. Hunter’s coat is so soft and unique! Depending on the lighting, it goes from a light brown to a really rich brown. He is house trained and has full roam of the house while FM and FD are at work. He enjoys taking walks, but especially loves being outside playing fetch with his tennis ball. He will toss the ball back to you to throw and throw and throw! He is working on walking nicely on a Gentle Leader as he does pull a lot. He is also working on his basic manners. Hunter has shown some interest in light reflections that appear on walls or ceilings. He gets very excited and tries to get at them, but when the object that is making the reflection is removed, he is just fine. We are not sure as to why he reacts this way, as he still is settling in to his new environment. We are watching it and the vet is not concerned about it at this time.
Hunter will need a family that will be willing to put the time and dedication into training Hunter and giving him enough exercise as he has a lot of energy. He is good with kids, but would do best with kids that are older as he forgets how big he is. He will be ready to go to his forever home after his vet appointment Friday to get neutered.
Hunter wants to talk to say a few words to you folks:
‘Howdy, friends, this is Hunter! I am so excited to become part of the RAGOM family. I went to the vet and I was a little nervous to all the smells and sounds. I came out with almost a clean bill of health. I have hookworm, but am getting the treatment for that, then I was told I could lose a few pounds. My FM said those two things are OK and not to worry about it. I am such a good fetcher for tennis balls! I also love bones too, especially trying to hide them in the house or yard! I am trying to work on my manners in the house to stay off the window sills and not paw at the door when my FM and FD leave. I just want to come with them all the time and those squirrels running around in the trees outside are just teasing me! I do like to take walks or even runs, but my FM and FD put this thing around my neck and nose that they call a Gentle Leader that they keep telling me I have to get used to. We went to my FM's family’s house this weekend and I had a really fun time meeting her family. There were a couple of kids that I did great with, but I do have to admit I forget my manners at times and get too excited, so I would probably knock down really little ones. There was also a little dog there that was trying to play with me, but all my attention was on my tennis ball. I hope my forever family loves to be outdoors, is very active, and will have the patience to teach me a few manners! If you would like to meet me, please contact your placement advisor!’