Ricky - Treeing Walker Coonhound / Hound / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Treeing Walker Coonhound Mix Dog For Adoption in Iroquois, IL

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Date Listed: 12/26/2015
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Organization Name: Iroquois County Animal Rescue
Location: Iroquois, IL 60970
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(815) 429-4028


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Breed: Treeing Walker Coonhound Mix
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Ricky

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Brown/Chocolate with White
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 12/26/2015
Location: Iroquois, IL 60970
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Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Likes to Vocalize Some
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids No
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats No
Other
  • Leash Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Fetch
  • Likes to Play with Toys
  • Likes to Swim
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Intelligent
  • Goofy
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Treeing Walker Coonhound / Hound / Mixed (short coat). Meet Ricky. He has been awaiting a forever home for nearly 3 years!!! Ricky is handsome and well mannered in the home and in public, and just needs to find the right fit in terms of placement. He is great with other large breed dogs, but not good with small dogs or cats. Ricky is frightened by small children, but does great with kids 12 and up. Ricky is capable of jumping any fence known to man, so he needs to be walked on a leash. He walks nicely on a leash, and is perfect for someone with an active life-style. He is SUPER smart, and would make a good hunting/fishing companion. He is protective of his home and owner, and is an excellent judge of character! He has a very comical nature and is the source of many laughs at the shelter. Can you give this boy a good home?

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