This big, beautiful, tan dog is Reg, he has a short soft coat and is estimated to be about 4 years old. We think he is likely to be a Spanish Bulldog Mastin cross.
He is very well-behaved and good walking on a lead. Great with people and children but not cat tested yet. He is a strong dog, who has not been badly treated but has not lived in a house. Thankfully, he was not tied or shackled but spent his time free on a Cortijo with company mostly at weekends. He is a good-natured boy, and there are video clips showing his behaviour and comportment.
Considering he has had no training, he walks well on a harness. He has not had the company of other dogs, but we have tested to the best of our ability his reactions to other dogs, and he seems to behave well, but is dominant. A video is available showing him with other dogs. He has not been tested with cats and we suggest that he not be homed with them as a caution. He is happy with children, but because of his weight and strength, this has to be taken into account, there is video showing his behaviour with children.
He is fit and well, is fully laboratory blood tested negative to Leishmaniosis and other Mediterranean diseases, he is fully vaccinated, microchipped and prepared ready to travel, when he has a permanent home to come to.
We need an experienced owner with larger Bull Breeds for lovely Reg, and a decent sized garden. Due to his size, we want older children although he has been very good with younger ones in foster.
His Best Points :
Good with people and older children.
Foster Report :
He needs space and we feel he would thrive best as an only dog. He is a dog who would enjoy training, he is quick to learn and very eager to please, and is fostered by a loving and caring home but is in a kennel most of the time, and due to lack of time, cannot enjoy the walks he so badly needs.
Dog Details :
Breed : Alano X (Spanish Bulldog Breed)
Age : 4 years
Height: From floor to shoulder 60cms
Length: From back of neck to start of tail 72cms
Around body: 85cms
Weight: 36 kgs
Living with dogs : No
Living with cats : No
Living with children : Over 15 years only
NEEDS to live with another dog No
Health: No health issues notified
Adoption Fee : £195 – to be paid direct to the Spanish rescue to cover new, excessive, extra EU travel costs, via UK bank account
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