Safe - 12-2-2017 Manhattan
Hello, my name is Billy. My animal id is #14451. I am a male gray dog at the Manhattan Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks I am about 3 years old.
I came into the shelter as a stray on 23-Nov-2017.
Billy is at risk for medical reasons. Billy has been diagnosed with Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Syndrome, which is contagious to other dogs. Behaviorally, Billy has been assessed as requiring a dog experienced home.
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
A volunteer writes: Billy is definitely a Billy, not a William. He’s fun and goofy, twisting himself into a pretzel as I give him a butt scratch that he loves! He nuzzles my hand as I scratch him, and that’s no easy feat! Handsome and long legged, Billy’s a bit too thin, so we’re feeding him an extra meal daily to help him gain some weight. It’s also the reason he loves treats, taking them a bit grabbily after showing off his sit. He’s so smart that once he knew where my treats were, he kept going back to the bench to nuzzle the pouch, as hard as I tried to distract him with a game of tug (which we did play), some toys, and a good all over massage. Billy is such a handsome dog in his gray coat, wagging tail, fabulous ears, and hazel eyes. He didn’t mind a neck piece for photos, posed like a pro, making soft eye contact…oh those eyes. Billy’s done well in playgroup with both males and females, approaching and greeting politely. He may need a little time to adjust to a new situation (so do I), but once comfortable, he’s a scene stealer. It took him no time at all to settle into our first date, so a soft voice and easy approach will win him over nicely. He’s ready to find the love of his life — is it you?
My medical notes are…
Weight: 46 lbs
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Condition: 2. Blue
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