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Adoption Name: Buck

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  • Breed: English Setter
  • Age: Senior
  • Sex: Male
  • Size: Medium
  • Updated: 09/24/18


Description and Additional Information:

INTERVIEW: Tell me a little about yourself. BUCK: I am 11-year-old white/orange English Setter. I’m 46 lbs. I’m neutered. I’m currently up to date on all shots, flea/tick, and heartworm. I: What are your biggest weaknesses? B: I really like seeing what’s in the trash and what’s on the counters. Sometimes it involves knocking things over and counter surfing. I’m still getting adjusted to things, but I am learning that these things are not OK. I’m also sort of clumsy…where someone else would jump over or go around something, I sort of just walk through it. I’ve also bounced into walls if I’m in a hurry. I’m not 100% housebroken yet either, but I am working on it. I: What are your biggest strengths? B: I’m a quick learner. I came to my foster house not knowing much but ‘sit’. In the two weeks, I’ve learned come here, go outside/go potty, lay down, good boy, bad boy, and no. I’ve also learned my name. I: Out of all the other candidates, why should we pick you? B: I’m very laid back and spend most of the day on the couch. I will go outside and go for walks,but I currently have a fenced yard and I really don’t care to spend much time there. I feel like I’m most happy when my human is around, and we can hang out together. I’ll also follow you around the house, and even wait for you to take a shower and use the facilities – just to make sure you are OK. I: What kind of environment do you like best? B: My foster mom has a male English Setter, a 4yo toddler, and two cats. I love my roommate Petey and her son, but the cats are sketchy. All I do is chase them and they hate it. They hiss and scratch me, but I still go back for more and more. It’s been two weeks with them and I still haven’t lost interest even though they are gated off in the bedroom. For the wellbeing of both me and potential cats, I would think a house with no cats would be best – unless maybe they’re outside cats or I wouldn’t see them very much. I: Tell me how you think other people would describe you. B: Clumsy, sweet, loving, smart, lazy. I: Why are you leaving your current position? B: I was an owner surrender to the county pound. I’m not sure what happened, but it hasn’t detoured me from being a really sweet, loving dog. So, for now I have a temporary stop at my foster mom’s and hope to move to my permanent place soon! I: What questions do you have for me? B: What happens now? I: Well, we’ll put all this online and look for something that fits your needs. In the meantime, your foster mom will take good care of you, continue to work on commands, and right/wrong. We will be in touch, but I don’t think it will take long to find a permanent fit! B: Good because I can’t wait to find a permanent position that I can retire into!! If you are interested in adopting Buck or another OESR dog, you must complete the application process at www.oesr.org. We will not be able to answer your questions about this dog until you have completed the application process and are approved to adopt. All adoptive homes must have a fenced yard or other type of containment or boundaries for the dog. Vet and personal reference checks as well as a home visit will be conducted prior to final adoption approval for all OESR dogs. Adoption fees range from 250.00 to 395.00

  • Spayed / Neutered
  • Has Current Shots
  • Not Good With Cats
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