Buster - Miniature Pinscher / Toy Fox Terrier / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Miniature Pinscher Mix Dog For Adoption in Canal Winchester, OH

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Ad ID: ADN-24823
Times Ad Viewed: 48 times
Date Listed: 03/07/2016
Date Expires: 30 days from now

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Organization Name: Friends For Life Animal Haven
Location: Canal Winchester, OH 43110
Organization's Website  
(614) 837-6260


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Breed: Miniature Pinscher Mix
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Buster

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Black with Tan, Yellow or Fawn
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 03/07/2016
Location: Canal Winchester, OH 43110
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Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids No
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other

Posted Breed: Miniature Pinscher / Toy Fox Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Shots are up to date (records can be provided). He has had knee replacement on both hind legs. He lives with another dog and two cats and they get along. He does have what I call a Jeckle/Hyde personality. He can be extremely sweet and loving. However, he will get in a "zone" at times where he becomes possessive over something that is on the floor. It can be ANYTHING (a small scrap of paper, shoes, toy...). When he gets like that, we have not figured out a way to "snap him out." He hovers and growls over the item, and if anyone tries to near, then he will bite. If there is a way this can be corrected, he would be a great dog. This generally happens when there is more than one person in his presence. If he is alone with someone, he is not trying to find his "heirarchy." CONTACT: Jeannie Baker jrbaker118@gmail.com Please fill out an adoption application today at http://fflah.rescuegroups.org//forms

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