Thor - Great Dane / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Great Dane Mix Dog For Adoption in Ben Wheeler, TX

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Organization Name: Van Zandt County Humane Society
Location: Ben Wheeler, TX 75754
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(903) 962-5700


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Breed: Great Dane Mix
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Thor

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Gray/Silver/Salt & Pepper with Black
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 04/23/2016
Location: Ben Wheeler, TX 75754
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Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs No
OK with Cats No
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Great Dane / Mixed (short coat). Thor is 3 years old, housetrained and well behaved in the house. He is very good with children and will not jump or knock over a small child. He pulls on the leash but has a nice gait for someone who likes to jog on their walks. He will crate but doesn't like that confinement. He rides well in a vehicle. His special needs issues are he doesn't like vet visits very well and may need to be muzzled. He is aggressive to other animals and should be an only pet. He shouldn't be trusted around cats either. Thor is set in his ways and needs a firm hand in handling. Training classes would be a recommendation for him. Thor has been neutered, micro-chipped and is on heart worm preventative. He is up to date on his vaccinations.

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      Alicia

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      Breed: Australian Shepherd-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Ben Wheeler, TX
      Posted Breed: Australian Shepherd / Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler / Mixed (short coat). ~Probably because she is deaf, Alicia was dumped at a local veterinarian's office for euthanasia. She is paper trained and almost fully house trained. She does well on a leash, considering she is a puppy, and her foster mom and dad have discovered she is quick to learn. She craves lots of attention and is very active. Alicia is learning some hand signals, but sometimes her puppy enthusiasm overrides her training. Alicia has been spayed, micro-chipped and is on heart worm preventative. She is up to date on her vaccinations.
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      Trixie

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Ben Wheeler, TX
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      Rebel

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Ben Wheeler, TX
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      Dolly

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Ben Wheeler, TX
      Posted Breed: Black Labrador Retriever / Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler / Mixed (short coat). Dolly is needy for attention and love and has an active personality. She will walk on a lead but all else is a work in progress. She seems to follow in her sister's steps and watches what she does to mimic her. She does fine with other animals, children, and toddlers though sometimes in her excitement she might get a little clumsy around a toddler. She wants to please and be a part of family activity. She just wants to belong and be loved. Dolly has been spayed, micro-chipped and is on heart worm preventative. She is up to date on her vaccinations.
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      TexAnna

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Ben Wheeler, TX
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      Bonnie

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Labrador Retriever Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Ben Wheeler, TX
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      Todd

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Labrador Retriever Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Ben Wheeler, TX
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      Cora

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Labrador Retriever Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Ben Wheeler, TX
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