Hi, I’m Atlas! I am a one and a half year-old male who loves attention. I’m about 75 pounds and will get a little bigger. I’m young, so I am still on a very consistent schedule for going outside – I would consider myself housebroken. I haven’t had a lot of obedience training, but I am working very hard on my basic obedience, and am doing really well with ‘sit’ and ‘stay’. I am also doing really well with walking on a leash without tugging or pulling, but I haven’t completely learned ‘heel” yet.
I also like to steal shoes or slippers sometimes, so you might need to help me learn that that’s not okay. I sometimes sleep in my crate, but I will whimper and bark before I settle down for the night. I love meeting new people, but sometimes I get too excited and try to jump on them, but I am doing really well learning not to jump. I might overwhelm small kids with my size, but I just want to be best friends with everyone.
I love to run and play outside, sometimes when I go outside I have a ton of energy – I will need a fenced yard that I can explore safely, and I might need to be on a lead a lot of the time. Outside, I like to play fetch with my rubber ball, take naps in the sun on the patio and deck, or take naps in the shady grass.
It might take me a couple days to settle into my new home, but once I do I will be well-behaved inside and will follow you around like your shadow! I love to fall asleep next to you, and will ask for lots of petting by tapping you with my paw or putting my head in your lap. I haven’t had a lot of time to spend with other dogs or animals, so I may be best as an only pet. I’ve only had a few short trips in the car, and I was very calm if someone was with me.
This is My Story
Atlas found himself needing DAR&E to help him find his new Fur-ever home.
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