Buzz is a handsome, healthy, 2 year old, medium-sized, mixed breed boy who arrived from Spain in September 2021. He has a silky smooth, black, short coat and is very good on lead and in the house, especially with the children.
Although greatly loved and adored by his adoptive family, since he was neutered he has become quite aggressive with the existing dog in the household. He is also anxious when it gets too busy and noisy. He loves the children and they love him and have strong bonds, so to let Buzz go is very difficult for them.
This is what they told us when they asked us to find him another loving home where he won’t be so anxious and have the home to himself and not have to share with another dog :
Buzz is very much loved, but he has been struggling to cope with hectic family life. He is now an anxious boy (since being neutered) and we feel he needs to be an only dog, in a calm, possibly rural, quiet environment with a good sized garden where he can enjoy a quiet stress free life. Buzz has a high prey drive so we only let him off the lead in VERY secure areas, but on lead he walks quite nicely on an extender lead.
He has become wary of strangers, for instance he is reactive to the postman, and other dogs , particularly large ones, and is scared of noisy main roads and busy environments so we walk him in the countryside where we can.
Buzz is well behaved and house trained indoors. He knows basic commands (sit / down), and he takes treats nicely, never snatches.He loves to be with you, loves to play ball and loves to cuddle on the sofa once he’s got to know you… hates being cold! Always looks for a sunny spot or a cosy blanket, and needs his coat on in the winter.
He gets jealous of our other dog – maybe he is trying to protect our son whom he adores and follows everywhere? When he is anxious, he starts to be aggressive towards our dog. He isn’t happy about strangers coming to the house but fine once he gets to know them. We have concluded (after many tears) that he is unhappy with us, and we’re not the right home for him. He just needs a quiet home and lots of love and cuddles, where he can be the only dog. He’s a beautiful healthy boy who could thrive and enjoy a happy life.
His Best Points :
Very loving and loyal, walks well on lead.
Dog Details :
Breed : Mixed Breed
Age : 2 and half
Height: Medium about as big as a small Lab
Weight: 30 kg
Living with dogs : no
Living with cats : no
Living with children : yes over 8 years
NEEDS to live with another dog no
Health: No health issues notified
In a foster home in West Midlands
Adoption Fee: £145
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Can live with children
Adopting A DogWatch UK Rescue Dog
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