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DOGID: 16757
Name: Murphy
Location: portland, OR
Age: 3.5
Color: Light Brown
Sex: male
Weight: 100
Neutered? yes
Vaccines: rabies, DHLPP, kennel cough, Flea pill, dewormed
Heartworm Negative? Yes
Health Conditions: none
Housetrained? yes
Dog surrendered to Rescue because: Other
Other Reason: I am a single mom who has a son that needs more attention, and i am unable to give murphy the time and exercise and attention he needs to be happy and healthy. i am really hurt by having to do this, but it isn't fair to him.. he is wonderful..
Good With: other dogs, kids
Dog Likes: water, retrieving, car rides;
Working Ability: excellent
Working Comments: he has had obedience training, but needs reinforcement. he is amazing, i just don't have the time for him..
Behavioral Problems:
Other Behavioral Problems:
Bitten? Yes
Bite Explanation: nip a man walking by, i had turned my back and murphy was being protective.
Commands known: Sit, Stay, Down, Come, Heel, Bathroom
Tricks: he knows "fetch it up" for his ball, he knows to go find my son, he is very loving and always wants to be with me. very loyal, just a wonderful fun loving male chessie. it breaks my heart..
Other Info: Murphy is an amazing family dog. He hasn't been around men a lot, because it is just myself and my son, so he needs to be watched..he is a typical male chessie, protective, very loving around kids, but tentative and protective of owner around adults.. he needs to be introduced to men slowly, doesn't have any problems with women, and he has been around other dogs and likes cats, will chase them a bit, but not hurt them.. it breaks my heart, but I have to find an amazing home for him where he gets his exercise and attention and lives a great life..
Contact: Kerry Kilner
Phone: 503-730-4045
Date Posted: 10/29/2017

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