Sully in Lynden, WA
Hi, I’m Sully, but I answer to Captain Sully! I am 3 years old and looking to land in my forever home.
Are you looking for a pup to snuggle with on the couch or in your lap? I am your guy. When it comes to hugs, I LOVE to give and get them, especially if I can wrap my arms around your neck and get a good long one.
My original home became challenging for me after a toddler was introduced to the mix and I ended up hiding in my crate much of the time. I also had a tendency to eat things I shouldn’t and this was worrisome with young children in the house, but the good news is this hasn’t been an issue since arriving in my foster home. Also, I do great with older children and adults as I am a sponge for love!
I am always happy and wagging my tail. I act like a big puppy, and a good ball chase and retrieve is my jam! I love to play with my Cavalier foster brother and sister and am very social. I think I’d like another playful dog in my new home.
I am learning how to walk on a leash and am getting better each day, but I do pull with enthusiasm. I enjoy my walks around the block meeting and greeting others, in fact I insist on saying “hi.” I would really benefit from a decent walk most days and have no problem walking three miles with my foster family.
I have a blast exploring the backyard, but I always love to return back to my humans when called (especially if there is a treat waiting for me!). And since I like showing off to my humans and being close by their side, you should know that I can jump and get some serious altitude! Baby gates are no match for me! I am told a tall fenced yard is a requirement in my new home.
I respond to “sit” for my snacks and meals, and I would benefit from training classes to learn other basic commands. I am housebroken as long as I have regular potty breaks. I saw the vet and got a good report. I weigh 20 lbs., am neutered, microchipped and up to date on my shots. I do have a little bit of tartar on my teeth that would benefit from a cleaning down the road.
I do great with other dogs and older dog-savvy kids. At my previous home, there was a cat, so it’s possible that I might be okay with a cat in my new home. I’m comfortable sleeping all night in my crate, but if you want to let me onto the bed in the morning, I am the best cuddler this side of Texas!
I am still a puppy at heart and will jump against you, but I remember not to jump up when my person reminds me by turning away. I prefer someone home most of the time as I do have a little bit of separation anxiety. I am generally a quiet boy, but I do bark occasionally if there is some exciting action happening out the front window that I wish I was involved in.
I’m looking for a special family that will appreciate my puppy-like enthusiasm and help me become the best version of myself with some continued basic training. If you live within a 3-hour drive of Lynden and think I sound like the perfect pup for you and you for me, be sure to complete the online application and let the rescue coordinator know by emailing Melissa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Color: Blenheim
- Age: 3 Years
- Weight: 20 lbs
- Sex: Male
- House Training: Reliable with regular potty breaks
- Health: Healthy
- Temperament: Loving, happy, playful, sweet
- Recommendations: Securely fenced yard, low alone hours, another playful dog would be great. Needs basic training classes. No young children.
- Location: Lynden, WA
- Region: Western
- Special Needs: No
- Status: SPOTLIGHT