Hi, I'm Mickey

Status: adopted

About Mickey

Hi, my name is Mickey and I am very affectionate, gentle, 55 pound, approximately 2 year old male. I was found stray by an animal shelter, so I do need to put on a few pounds. Expect me to weigh about 65lbs. Since I arrived at my foster home, a few weeks ago I have been friendly and well mannered when meeting new people. I like to naps in a sunbeam inside the house and if you would like to nap with me I will probably snuggle next to you or lay my head on you, nudge you for an ear or tummy rub and then drift off to sleep.

I like to take walks outside in the yard and I’m just now starting to enjoy playing fetch with my favorite Kong toys. I know basic obedience commands like “sit” and I’m working on “stay”.  I’m very curious and like to investigate just about everything outside so sometimes I will pull when on a leash.  I will also pull on the leash when I see other dogs. I have been a little bit cautious when meeting other large dogs, but I usually warm up to them fairly quickly.  I’m calm in the house, but if I someone knocks on the door, or I hear the doorbell I will bark to let you know. 

Inside the house I’m house-trained, well-behaved and crate-trained. I have climbed on the couch and bed to be next to someone.  I love to have physical contact with people. In the few weeks I’ve been at my foster home I have not chewed on anything other than my toys but I have picked up shoes, slippers, etc,  and carried them to my bed or my crate. I sleep in my dog bed at night, but not in my crate. I might wake up once in a while and nudge you with my muzzle, but I’ll go right back to sleep. I will do best in a new home where someone is home most of the day for a least a few week after my adoption. 

I’m well behaved when riding in the car and I’ll get into a car with no problem, but I should have someone riding with me or be in a safe restraint, otherwise I will try to sit in your lap when you’re driving.

This is My Story

Mickey found himself needing DAR&E to find him a new forever loving home.

DAR&E only places within the Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, Delaware, and in portions of both eastern West Virginia and southern Pennsylvania. Please do no apply to adopt if you live outside of those areas. Please visit our Adoption Process page for additional information on adopting one of our DAR&E Dobermans & an online application!

Our dogs are spayed/neutered, up-to-date on shots and microchipped.

How You Can Help Mickey

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