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Chester

Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd
Secondary Breed: Beagle
Status: Adoptable

AN ACTIVE & FUN-LOVING FELLOW: 3 years old / 43lbs

Hi, I'm Chester! Mostly Mutts came for me at animal control & initially thought I had burns on my back. Thank goodness, that was not the case, but rather a very bad case of allergies! Good vet care, allergy medicine & a special food have me feeling a LOT less itchy & healing up. I participated in the prison foster/training program where I learned a lot!

• OTHER DOGS/CATS/KIDS: I liked playing with the dogs I met in the prison foster/training program, so let’s meet / No cats as I did try to get the neighbor’s cat in a temp foster home / Older child please (ages 15+). I met two kids at Mostly Mutts (ages 7 & 10) & wasn't able to control my excitement, but I showed no aggression. Kids shouldn't walk me as I can be a bit of a challenge on my leash.

• PERSONALITY/ENERGY LEVEL: My fun nature was evident immediately - starting with my 'freedom ride' from animal control. I was really sweet & SO happy that I enjoyed the music on the ride! I am very sweet & very playful, & I am not shy about 'talking' to get your attention from my room when I was at the shelter. My whole-body wags to show my love & enthusiasm! I am definitely what one would call a 'people dog'. My foster says I am a great dog inside & outside. While I LOVE to be active, my foster says I was completely fine having a lazy day of lounging & sleeping when she wasn’t feeling well / My energy level in general is 7-9, so I would be happiest with an active family member who will help me use up my energy on a regular basis.

• SKILLS/CRATE/POTTY: In the Mostly Mutts University training program, I am showing how smart I am with the commands I have mastered: 'sit’, ‘down’, ‘stay’, ‘come’, ‘drop it’, ‘leave it’, ‘go to your place’, & ‘bang bang’. I also use proper door etiquette & accept friendly strangers without jumping. I’m currently working with my trainer to polish up my leash skills as I’m a little bit reactive when I’m on the leash right now. I have been doing a lot better with not being so distracted on walks since being in my foster home, but squirrels still get me so excited each time! We are working on it. / I learned to go into my crate on command in the prison program, & I was well-behaved & quiet in my crate there / My potty habits have been great at Mostly Mutts & in the prison program.

• LIKES/DISLIKES: I really like to play & be active with the volunteers & my foster. I love playing with the over-sized balls in the play yards at Mostly Mutts & am enjoying time outside with my trainer, so a fenced yard where I can run off some energy with you would be great fun & likely key to me being a well-adjusted & happy guy. I love to sniff the yard at my foster’s house, so much so that I sometimes don’t hear when it’s time to come inside—oopsie! I also love to steal your spot on the bed if you get up, hehe. A newfound hobby is people watching through the front door in my foster home. My foster mom is very impressed at how quietly I watch the world outside / Other than being away from my people, I can't think of any dislikes, though I would not be happy if I did not get the exercise, training, love & attention on which I thrive!

• MEDICAL: I'm current on vaccinations, micro-chipped & neutered. I'm on a special food to help with my skin sensitivity & Apoquel medicine for skin/food allergies. I'm also getting medicated baths twice a week which is really helping!

I am looking for a family that is a match for my active & fun nature! Adoption fee $299.00. I’m located in Kennesaw, Ga.

 

  

 

 

Our Mission

The mission of Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue and Adoption, Inc. is to work closely with animal control officers and other rescue organizations to reduce the number of animals entering into and being euthanized at local shelters.  Mostly Mutts provides housing, health care, training, physical and emotional care to adoptable animals, while we work toward finding them a loving home.  Mostly Mutts is also involved in the community with education and awareness programs primarily in the Metro Atlanta Area