Malcolm - Shepherd / Husky / Mixed Dog For Adoption
Husky Mix Dog For Adoption in Landenberg, PA


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Organization Name: TreeTops Animal Rescue
Location: Landenberg, PA 19350
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(484) 727-7456

Breed: Husky Mix
Gender: Male Male


Age: Adult
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 12/09/2016
Location: Landenberg, PA 19350
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Tags: Husky Mix Dog For Adoption in Landenberg, PA
Physical Attributes
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Shepherd / Husky / Mixed. 12/5/16 Help Mal find a home for the holidays! Mal is a such a sweet loyal loving and obedient boy and it's a shame he's still in foster care. Unfortunately he's nervous around new people and dominant with other dogs, so we can't take him to adoption events. We have learned a process for meeting new people that helps him make human friends in about 15 minutes, and he ignores the outside cats and gets along with the submissive dog here. Mal would do best in a quiet home with patient dog experienced people who will keep working on his sicial skills, especially a family who wants a protective dog. 11/14/15: Mal is such a well-behaved boy that the other day when I accidentally left a package of hot dogs on the kitchen table, it was still there when I got home from work. I don't think we've ever had another dog who wouldn't have eaten them when they were sitting out for 6 hours! 9/26/15: Mal is now doing great with the other dogs and cats in his foster home and he's also doing better meeting new people, although he's still nervous at first. Mal remains a sweetheart with his family, loyal, obedient, affectionate, and well-behaved. 3/28/15: Malcom (Mal) will be a wonderful dog for the right person, well-behaved, companionable, and very loyal. He is neutered, up to date on shots, crate trained, and housetrained. He is quiet, doesn't chew, and walks well on a leash, and takes treats extremely gently. Mal loves his toys and will carefully pick them up and show them proudly to us to admire when we come into the room, and will immediately let go, if we ask to take it. Sometimes he carries a favorite outside with him, puts it carefully down while he moves off to do his business, then picks them up to bring back to the house. Mal would be great as an only dog, but his behavior with other animals remains unpredictable, in that every once in a while he gets excited and jumps onto and grabs another dog. It does not really seem aggressive, more dominant playful, but our other dogs are old and react badly when this happens, so we are keeping him separated from them here. He might be fine with a younger submissive dog who enjoys rough play, but would probably be better as an only pet. Mal is very bonded with me (a woman) and acts protective when meeting strangers inside our home, so he needs a careful introduction to new people. He does better if introduced to them in a neutral setting, and he has quickly become affectionate with other people once he has accpeted them as safe. Update 10/16/14: I just adore this dog! Mal is quiet and well-behaved, will sit and hug on command, and we are working on ball and shake. He wants nothing more than to be with us, but isn't clingy and does well when alone. Although interested in the cats, I think he'd be fine with a dog-savvy cat, and he's co-existing well now with our two large even tempered girl dogs as well as the crotchety senior little dog. 9/5/14 Update: Malchom(Mal) is one of those easy dogs- he's quiet, calm, well-behaved, affectionate, housebroken and crate trained. Although his mom looked like a spitz mix, Mal looks similar to a white German shepherd and like that breed is very loyal, a devoted companion who is very focused on obeying his person. He's finished his heartworm treatment and is now ready to resume normal activity and to find a new home! At the shelter Mal was attacked by another dog who bit his lip badly enough to need multiple stitches. Although he doesn't seem upset being around other dogs, he has on occasion lunged at or grabbed some dogs who came up too close to his face. This may be protective or possibly dominance, and although he hasn't injured anyone, it startles and upsets the other dogs (and us). Since Mal is more interested in people than other dogs, he'd be great as an only pet, but because he has a calm temperament in general and wants to please so badly, we do believe Mal can be retrained to feel safe with normal dog activity. 8/18/14 Update: Malcolm just arrived a southern shelter Aug. 16th. He is a super super sweet, gentle and quiet boy, who just wants to please. Malachi will be an extremely handsome boy once he's put on some weight, cleaned up, and had some good quality food to improve his coat. He was just treated for heartworm last week, so needs to rest for three more weeks before resuming normal activity, but could be adopted at the end of the month by someone willing to monitor him until that time. Notes from the shelter: This is Malachi…..who came in filthy and covered with fleas. I just don’t need to get started on that. These pics were taken before his bath, so next week, I’ll try to get pics of clean Malachi for you. He is a sweet boy, as you can see here. He had probably never had a bath in his life, but he was very good and SO enjoyed the gentle scrubbing to get the layers of dirt off his skin and no doubt itching from the fleas. He’s a gentle dog, and very pretty, and will be even prettier once his coat gets shiny and pretty from good nutrition and no fleas. He is HW positive. I think he is only about 2-3 years old and weighs 35 lbs.

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      Sex: Male Male
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