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Xander - German Wirehaired Pointer / Boxer / Mixed Dog For Adoption
Boxer-German Wirehaired Pointer Mix Dog For Adoption in Salt Lake City, UT, USA

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Organization Name: Community Animal Welfare Society
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
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Breed: Boxer-German Wirehaired Pointer Mix
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Xander

Age: Adult
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 04/22/2017
Location: Salt Lake City, UT 84103
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Tags: Boxer-German Wirehaired Pointer Mix Dog For Adoption in Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Physical Attributes
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats No
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: German Wirehaired Pointer / Boxer / Mixed. Xander is an adorable Heinz 57 dog. He is a mixed with some serious cuteness and is a lovable goofball. Xander LOVES people. He is a true people dog. He loves to snuggle and loves being anywhere his humans are. He is completely potty trained. He can also be totally trusted to be left in the house unattended and has never been destructive. He loves to go for walks, but he needs someone willing to continue to work with him on his leash manners and leash training. He's making progress, but still needs work. He can get quite anxious and nervous in new situations or in areas where there is a lot going on and he needs a home that is willing to work with him through some of his anxieties. He loves to play with toys and run in the yard. Xander currently lives with 4 other dogs and would love a home where he can have another playful dog as a buddy and playmate. He would do best in a home with no kids or older kids, as he does dart through open doors and has been known to take himself on little field trips around the neighborhood if given the chance to escape through the front door. Xander is a smart boy, and he needs a secure yard where he will not be left unattended. If given enough time alone, Xander will figure out how to escape from most fences. He particularly knows how to climb a chain link fence or get through a wooden fence if given the opportunity and is not being watched. A home with a tall vinyl fence would be ideal for him, and the yard must be secure. Even at his age, Xander has a lot of energy and needs a home that will keep him active with daily walks, runs, and/or play time with a canine buddy. Xander is very good in the house and is generally pretty quiet, but can be a bit barky when the doorbell rings. He has a great "off" switch and loves to snuggle with his people whenever possible. Xander must be in a home with NO cats! He finds them way too tempting to not chase them and try to get them. Xander is a happy, go-lucky, cheerful dog and he has such a sweet, gentle nature to him. He's one of the sweetest dogs you'll ever meet and is waiting patiently for his perfect forever home! Xander goes to Train Walk Poop & for daycare & training & he does great! If you are interested in adopting a CAWS pet, please fill out an online application at http://caws.org/html/adoption_application.html

Boxer-German Wirehaired Pointer Mix


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      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
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      Age: Young
      Location: USA
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      Odin

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      Breed: Great Dane-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
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      Luna

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
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      Date listed: 09/22/2017

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      Breed: Chihuahua
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua. Hi, I’m Blu and I am 12 years old. I’m a long-legged 8-pound shiny black male Chi. I’m very sweet, but need a little time to feel totally safe with you. I do love to be gently scratched on the back of my neck and will tap you with my foot for a rub. I love my human(s) so very much! I’m generally very protective of my home, so when you have workmen there, just pick me up and hold me so that I know you are in charge (not me). I am a very confident boy and am fine with weather-related sounds. Even though I don’t have many teeth (only 3 molars on the bottom), I still a good eater and like dry food with a little water added. For my perfect family, I need to be in a quieter household. I’d be great as an “only” dog or with other CALM dog(s). I’m completely house trained and crate trained. I currently sleep in my foster mom’s bed at night, but am in no way a bed hog. I’m still very spry (and playful), but I will need stairs or a cube to get on/off your bed. I don’t bark in the yard, but I do alert bark at the evil postman or whoever comes knocking (again, just pick me up)! I can live anywhere; I will just need to learn to do my business on a leash if you don’t have a fenced yard. And by the way, I have very nice leash manners. In the spirit of transparency, I do have a Level 4 heart murmur. It really doesn’t bother me. CAWS had an ultra-sound done and test results showed that my heart is still strong and I’m as adoptable as any other dog. I just recently started taking daily doses of inexpensive heart medication to ensure my heart remains strong. Won’t you overlook this small medical condition and pick me? I am a sweet older gentleman, with a huge personality, looking for my very own calm family to watch over. If you are interested in adopting a CAWS pet, please fill out an online application at http://caws.org/adoption-application
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      Date listed: 09/22/2017

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      Age: Senior
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    • Kemp - Chihuahua Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 09/22/2017

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      Breed: Chihuahua
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
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      Date listed: 09/22/2017

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      Bean

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      Breed: Chihuahua
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
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      Age: Adult
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      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
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