Elvis - Pointer / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Pointer Mix Dog For Adoption in Brooklyn Center, MN

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Organization Name: No Dog Left Behind
Location: Brooklyn Center, MN 55429
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Breed: Pointer Mix
Gender: Male Male
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Elvis

Age: Young
Color/Markings: White with Black
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 11/29/2016
Location: Brooklyn Center, MN 55429
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Physical Attributes
Eye Color Brown
Ear Type Natural/Uncropped
Tail Type Long
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs Low
Likes to Vocalize Quiet
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats No
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Obedience Training Needs Training
Other
  • Yard Required
  • Leash Trained
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Play with Toys
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Goofy
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Pointer / Mixed (short coat). Elvis is very playful and friendly. He is good with kids but has a lot of energy so should be with ones that are not too young. He may knock them over. He still has a huge amount of puppy energy. He gets along with other dogs, if another dog is reactive to him he will react but he does amazimg with other friendly dogs. He is learning to walk next to us on a leash, he does pull quite a bit but is getting better. He is in a crate at night and during the day while we are gone, he doesn't mind being in there and sleeps all night. He really loves chew toys too. He does need to be reminded to go outside for potty, but when he starts pacing in front of you its a sign that he needs to go out. He knows basic commands. He listens very well when you have treats, he would do well with advanced training too! Elvis is a goofy pup but is a ton of fun to foster. He would do very well in a home with a fun dog that will play with him or he could hang alone. Elvis is really worth meeting!! Elvis's adoption fee includes: rabies vaccination, DHPP vaccination, Bordetella vaccination, de-wormer, 4DX heartworm/tick disease test, neuter, flea and tick preventive,(seasonal) heartworm preventive (seasonal) pre-paid micro-chip, and a full veterinary exam. Adoption fee: $325.00

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    • American Staffordshire Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Brooklyn Center, MN

      Lucas

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      Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Brooklyn Center, MN
      Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat). My name is Lucas and I'm proof that even after being abused, dogs can still love people. I'm not sure when I was born, but I'd guess it was about a year ago. I'm house trained and can spend time in my crate without making noise, but I'd rather curl up beside you on the couch. I love everybody I meet. I get along with other dogs, but haven't been around any cats. I leave the resident dog alone, but the dog next door comes over and we romp around like crazy kids. I know how to walk nice on a leash, but get a little scared when those big trucks drive by me. I know how to take treats nicely, without scaring anyone who will give me one. The treat I really want is a FUR-ever home where I'll be loved! I love kids as they are the best to snuggle with. If you leave me home alone not in my kennel I like to get into mischief like moving your shoes and slippers. My only flaw is when I am out walking I want to meet every dog on a walk and will pull like crazy to go meet them. My foster dad is good about correcting me but I still need some training on this. I have not met a person or dog I have not liked. Lucas's adoption fee includes: rabies vaccination, DHPP vaccination, Bordetella vaccination, de-wormer, 4DX heartworm/tick disease test, neuter, flea and tick preventive,(seasonal) heartworm preventive (seasonal) pre-paid micro-chip, and a full veterinary exam. Adoption fee:$275.00
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Brooklyn Center, MN

      Zeus

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Brooklyn Center, MN
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Zeus is a very active 3.5 year old pittie who loves to go for car rides, to the dog park, or anywhere his people are. He is crate trained, potty trained (does very well-have had only one accident due to foster mom's fault), and behaves himself very well. He is still young and because of that needs supervision and constructive toys/chewies and also needs to be reminded of his manners at times, sometimes he forgets he's a big boy and will accidentally knock stuff over when he's excited. If not given bones or chewies, he will find his own chew toys. He loves to cuddle and thinks he's a lap dog. He settles down well inside and just likes to be by his people chewing on a bone or his Kong toy. At night, he either sleeps in his kennel or on the couch with his foster brothers. He does well with most every dog he has met, but due to his strong chase/prey drive I would not recommend him for a home with cats or smaller animals (bunnies, ferrets, etc). He is good with kids, but do to his size and strength I would recommend kids 7-8 or older. He is quite the character, silly but so full of licks and love and just wants to please his person. He does have some issues with food sensitives, so a grain-free diet and no people treats is what is best for him. Zues's adoption fee includes: Full veterinary exam, dewormed, Distemper vaccines, Bordetella vaccine, Rabies vaccine, neuter, prepaid microchip and heartworm and flea/tick preventative while in rescue. Adoption fee: $265.00
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    • Labrottie Dog For Adoption in Brooklyn Center, MN

      Suki

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      Breed: Labrottie
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Brooklyn Center, MN
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Rottweiler / Mixed (short coat). Suki is a lover. Although she is leery of strange men in just a few minutes she warms up. Suki is house trained and goes right into her kennel on command. When she is in she is very quiet until her people come home then she lets you know she is ready to come out and be with her family. She rides in the car nicely and walks nice on her leash. Suki is very social and loves to meet every dog she sees.; she will pull during a walk if there are other dogs to say hi to. Suki loves kids but cats are not her thing. Suki would do great with an active family with another dog to play with. Suki loves adventures and would love a family that will take her on them. Suki's doption fee includes: rabies vaccination, DHPP vaccination, Bordetella vaccination, de-wormer, 4DX heartworm/tick disease test, spay, flea and tick preventive,(seasonal) heartworm preventive (seasonal) pre-paid micro-chip, and a full veterinary exam. Adoption fee:$275.00
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Brooklyn Center, MN

      Red

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Brooklyn Center, MN
      Posted Breed: Hound / Mixed (short coat). HI my name is RED I am a high energy dachshund /hound mix. I'm a baby boy with a rough start in life but I am advancing fast in my new foster family. I have 3 foster dogs and 3 foster cats and 4 humans and huge yard. ALL of this is new to me, I was a bit overwhelmed at first at the kindness of my humans, my foster mom suspects I wasn't treated right in my earliest years and I was kept outdoors with lil contact. My social cues are a bit delayed but I am a smart boy, I learn more every day. I know to "come" "sit" and "go" I'm working on stay but is hard for me cuz I am always on the GO. I am a kisser and Hugger (both to humans and dogs), I have a love of life and energy unmatched by most dogs .I like to play fetch and football...my foster mom is working on my sharing skills as I am a bit of a ball hog. I love to run and rarely bark. I am a great companion dog, love to be in the middle of the action. I am sometimes fearful of the unknown but with a calm introduction I'm am willing to try anything. I would do well in a home with children and now cats(with supervision) and a BIG YARD. I am a GREAT walker. More then willing to learn new things with patience and understanding and calm approach. My foster mom says despite the rough start things come fast to me and I will make a GREAT life long champion. I'm a beautiful guy, just a bit goofy and awkward growing into my big feet. I LOVE TO PLAY. Red's adoption fee includes: rabies vaccination, DHPP vaccination, Bordetella vaccination, de-wormer, 4DX heartworm/tick disease test, neuter, flea and tick preventive,(seasonal) heartworm preventive (seasonal) pre-paid micro-chip, and a full veterinary exam. Adoption fee:$300.00
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    • American Bulldog Dog For Adoption in Brooklyn Center, MN

      Sugar

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      Breed: American Bulldog
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Brooklyn Center, MN
      Posted Breed: American Bulldog (short coat). How did I get to NDLB: Local Police Abuse/Neglect Confiscation! Hobbies: Sugar is a very special young lady who has been through the wringer and back. She is a great only dog. She is very reactive to reactive dogs and very intolerant of most. Commands/Tricks: She really doesn’t care to do tricks but can be quite entertaining. You really need to meet her to understand her intricate personality! Crate/Potty Trained: Wonderfully Activity Level: As much as her naps will allow Fun things I do: Being silly and talking like Chewbacca better then Chewbacca! Socialization/who I currently live with: Wall-E The old man!! (8 year old bully mix), Shianne (my human sister and walk mate), Savanah (my human drill sergeant), Jill (my Mom, groomer, pooper scooper), and Matthew (bill payer and playmate at times) Sugar's adoption fee includes: rabies vaccination, DHPP vaccination, Bordetella vaccination, de-wormer, 4DX heartworm/tick disease test, spay, flea and tick preventive,(seasonal) heartworm preventive (seasonal) pre-paid micro-chip, and a full veterinary exam. Adoption fee: $265.00
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    • American Staffordshire Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Brooklyn Center, MN

      Wall-e

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      Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier / Labrador Retriever / Mixed. My perfect family: One with strength and experience with dogs who need strong leaders. I can live with some dogs but not all of them. I would love a home by myself if possible. However with the right experienced owner who knows the intricacies of my breed I can be fine with other dogs. I like to be the protector of the other dog at home and do not like them barking at each other. How did I get to NDLB: I was at a local impound facility and my foster parents came and broke me out! Hobbies: Barking at things and whomever! I do like a rope toy from time to time. My favorite thing is to lay in the sun and chill! Commands/Tricks: Sit and laydown are all that I really need. I am a pretty mello and chill kinda guy. I sleep in the room of my 11 year old human and have never had an accident in the home no matter how long I am left out! Crate/Potty Trained: NO In fact I break out of them and will only do well with free reign of the home. Activity Level: Medium. Likes to hang out with people and relax mostly. Fun things I do: Laying on the lap of whomever will let me. I love going on walks and laying in the grass in the sun. Socialization/who I currently live with: Piper (6 year old Pit Bull), Scout(Elvis) the 14# 1 year old trouble maker. Shianne (my human sister), Savanah (my human baby sitter), Jill (my Mom), and Matthew (my Dad) Wall-e's adoption fee includes: Rabies vaccination, DHPP vaccination, bordetella vaccination, de-wormer, 4DX heartworm/tick disease test, neuter, flea and tick preventive (while in rescue), heartworm preventive (while in rescue), pre-paid micro-chip, and a full veterinary exam. Adoption fee: $145.00
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    • Chiweenie Dog For Adoption in Brooklyn Center, MN

      Shadow and P...

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      Breed: Chiweenie
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Brooklyn Center, MN
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Dachshund / Mixed (short coat). Shadow and Pumpkin will keep you laughing. They are two of the funnest dogs I have fostered. They are amazing pups and I can't say enough great things to say about them. They are a bounded pair and have to stay together. Both the sweetest little dogs. Pumpkin(4) is more cuddly wanting nothing more than to be in your lap, but Shadow(2) is very loving too, coming for kisses and then off to play, then checking back in for more kisses. They both appreciate attention from people and live to be loved on. Both are dog friendly and playful,and are great with kids, and do not pay much attention to my cat. They are little beggars when it comes to people food especially if you eat at the coffee table in front of the tv. We worked on that some, but didn’t get it corrected.They both need a bit of work on potty training, they will go out but don't ask to go out so a schedule is important. They both appreciate blankets and like to burrow underneath. Pumpkin and Shadow do ok in the car. They have traveled once with me and they were kenneled but both did well. They are a bonded pair and we would love more then anything to have them adopted together. They would do amazing in any home that has love to give them. They will make your family complete. Shadow (2) and Pumpkin's (4) a doption fee includes: rabies vaccination, DHPP vaccination, Bordetella vaccination, de-wormer, 4DX heartworm/tick disease test, alter of both, flea and tick preventive,(seasonal) heartworm preventive (seasonal) pre-paid micro-chip, and a full veterinary exam. Adoption fee:$425.00
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Brooklyn Center, MN

      Rocky 17

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: Brooklyn Center, MN
      Posted Breed: Fox Terrier / Mixed. My name is Rocky!! I am about 3 years old. I love people, dogs, I love kids but I get over stimulated, so I would do best with a home with much older kids or no kids. I am a playful pup and enjoy playing with toys and catch me. My foster mom loves how happy I am all the time, when she comes home I come to her with a smile and wag my tail. I was born in a shelter in the south and lives my whole life there until my foster mom brought me up here. I like the sound of that. I love my kennel and do so well in there. I am almost 100% house broken but for the life of me I have not figured out how to ask to go out; so my foster mom lets me out about every 2 hours, but in my kennel I never make a mess. I am still have a bit pup in me so sometimes I still chew on things I am not suppose to, but my foster mom is on me and I am learning. I love walks and I walk so well on a leash. I do better in a home with other dogs that I can follow their lead. I am very trainable and learning fairly quickly; I have even learned down. All my foster bother both 4 legged and 2 I love. My foster mom says since I have been living with her for a while it will take me awhile to get us to a new home. My foster mom says I am very sweet and gentle and she scratches my ears and boy do I love that. I hope I find my forever home soon !!! Rocky’s adoption fee includes: Rabies vaccination, DHPP vaccination, bordetella vaccination, de-wormer, 4DX heartworm/tick disease test, neuter, flea and tick preventive, heartworm preventive, pre-paid micro-chip, and a full veterinary exam. Adoption fee:$245.00
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Brooklyn Center, MN

      Sky

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Brooklyn Center, MN
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier (short coat). Sky is a beautiful 2 1/2 year old girl. She came to us a little unsure and took a while to warm up to us. Now she is a very mellow dog who spends most of her time looking out the window in a hut for critters to chase (and sometimes catch!). She has a very strong prey drive and will not do well with cats because she thinks they look tasty. She loves to have her belly rubbed and wants to always be by my side. She almost never barks and does very well on walks. She kennels easily and will wait to eat until she is told. She would probably be best in a house without other dogs, but she enjoys the neighbor dogs through the fence. Although, she may be slow to warm up, she can get pretty goofy running around the yard and playing once she trusts you. Sky's adoption fee includes: rabies vaccination, DHPP vaccination, Bordetella vaccination, de-wormer, 4DX heartworm/tick disease test, spay, flea and tick preventive,(seasonal) heartworm preventive (seasonal) pre-paid micro-chip, and a full veterinary exam. Adoption fee: $265.00
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    • Husky-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Brooklyn Center, MN

      Tatonka

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      Breed: Husky-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Brooklyn Center, MN
      Posted Breed: Husky / Mixed (medium coat). Tatonka is a great young dog. He’s very friendly to everyone. Tatonka has a lot of puppy energy and loves to play for hours! Tatonka loves chasing down balls, and he loves playing soccer! He’s also plays well with other dogs and is generally submissive, even to smaller dogs. Tatonka loves exploring on walks, but he’s still getting used to walking on a leash. Tatonka is still learning his manners, but he’s a very quick learner and he’s eager to please. He’s been learning basic commands quickly and enjoys his training sessions. Tatonka isn’t aware of his size yet and occasionally jumps up on people when he gets excited, so he would be best in a home with older children. Tatonka is house trained, but he’s still learning how to tell people he has to go out for emergencies. Tatonka is also doing well with kennel training. He may protest at first, but settles down within a few minutes. He’ll enter voluntarily when given a treat. He really does well in his kennel if he’s tired from playing. Overall, Tatonka is a smart, loving dog that needs a family who will continue to train him and spend lots of time playing. Tatonka's adoption fee includes: rabies vaccination, DHPP vaccination, Bordetella vaccination, de-wormer, 4DX heartworm/tick disease test, neuter, flea and tick preventive,(seasonal) heartworm preventive (seasonal) pre-paid micro-chip, and a full veterinary exam. Adoption fee:$300.00
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