State: NY

Age: 7 years

DOB: Unsure

Weight: 65 pounds

Sex: male

Neut/UTD: yes/yes

Coat Color: brindle

Docked tail: Yes

Cropped Ears: No

Children under 4: No (no history)

Children over 4: Unsure

Separation Anxiety: No

Other dogs: Yes

Cats: Unsure

Crate trained: Yes

House Trained: Yes

Leash Trained: Yes

Obedience Trained: No


11/16/2019 Jack arrived to us last night after a pretty long journey. He was dropped off at a vets office from a puppy mill that no longer needed his services. Most things seem very new and sometimes scary to Jack so we are taking things slow, however he was pretty happy to meet our pups. It did take a little bit for everyone's excitement to die down and Jack had a bit of a hard time relaxing last night but finally calmed in his crate and slept for the rest of the night.

Today he was a bit unsure what he should be doing with his freedom, he was in and out of his crate and pacing back and forth between rooms. He would stop for pets with some wiggles on his travels and there were some naps in there as well. Jack has currently found that he really likes the dog bed in the kitchen and seems to be making himself a bit more comfy. He is very happy to be around the other dogs. I have a 9 year old female Boxer that he likes to follow around to try to learn the ropes. We also have a visiting male Boston Terrier mix that isn't as happy about our new guest, but Jack has ignored any irritation from him and everyone seems to be accepting their place.

Jack has had a couple accidents in the house which is to be expected as I'm sure nobody has explained to him that this isn't acceptable but we will continue to work on it. He has been very good on the leash and doesn't like to be too far from us unless he is trying to figure out what the other dogs are sniffing. He doesn't seem to know any commands currently but I'm hoping when he feels more comfortable we can work on some of the basics. We haven't heard his voice at all yet, he seems to be a pretty quiet guy so far.

His new home will need patients and a soft touch. He is a bit jumpy if we moved to fast, talk to loud or reach over his head. Even new places in the house are scary at this point, especially that basement! Feeding time also gets him a bit nervous, he won't take food or treats from your hand and won't eat if you are to close to his bowl. So far the people that he has met have all been greeted with wiggles and love. We will introduce more people as he gets more comfortable and knows he is safe.

I am very excited that he is with us and is starting to learn how it feels to be loved. I will keep everyone posted as we watch this beautiful soul blossom.