Age: 1 year old (born June 16, 2015)
Size (weight): 16 lbs.
Coat & colour: Double-dapple; black, white and tan
Temperament: High energy, playful, sweet and bonds very quickly. Very affectionate with his humans and other dogs.
Good with Dogs: Yes, with dogs his size. He barks at the neighbour’s medium-sized dog.
Good with Cats: Unknown
Good with Kids: Unknown, but older quiet kids may be fine.
Needs another Dog: Yes, absolutely
Needs to be an only Dog: No
Housetraining: Housetrained, but needs to be kept on a schedule
Suitable for an Apartment: Possibly, but does bark when people come through the door and follows suit if another dog is barking.
Origin: Owner surrender
Adoption Fee? $400
And now a few words from me:
Hello my name is Milo and I’m told I’m a very fun guy. I’m all about playing and having a good time. I’m looking for a furever home with another dog friend with whom I can wrestle and cuddle. Actually, it would be great if my foster sister Abby and I could be adopted together. You see, my eyes and ears aren’t the greatest and she doesn’t mind helping me, and she’s super fun to play with. I like having a lot of stuffy toys around so I can perform surgery on them. I love going for walks and car rides. I’m told that I can get annoying to my foster siblings because all I want to do is play but I’m also smart enough to get the picture when they’ve had enough. I love to sleep on the big bed if you’ll let me and I promise to snuggle tight and keep you warm. I should also have a lot of chew toys, otherwise I’ll find something inappropriate to chew. I’m no couch potato, so I need a family that will be active with me. If you’re looking for a dog with whom you can have many adventures, I’m your guy.
And now a few words from my foster family:
Milo is a true gem. This little man is full of life and love. He is barely out of the puppy stage and definitely has dachshund stubbornness in him, but with a stern directive he will correct his behaviour. He loves his humans and becomes attached quickly. Milo also loves to explore, but he does not have good recall so he will always need to be on a leash. He was born blind in his right eye, and does not have full vision in his left eye, but gets around without issues once he is familiar with his surroundings. His humans need to adjust to him being in their path. Milo’s hearing is also not 100%, but that does not seem to present a problem. Nothing slows this pup down. Anyone would be hard-pressed to try and resist this handsome sweetie and he is guaranteed to always put a smile on your face with his goofy character and adorable mannerisms. Milo absolutely needs to go to a home with another dog that is even-tempered and just as active as he is in order for him to be content. In fact, Milo stays close to his fellow foster Abby in unfamiliar situations. Where the other dogs seem to get annoyed with his non-stop play, Abby entertains him and loves to play with him. He needs humans that will continue to work with him on his manners and that understand his special needs. Because of his limited vision, he gets spooked a little more easily, so everyone needs to practice the “no touch, no talk, no eye contact” rule with him and give him his space. Milo barks when he hears another dog bark or when someone comes to the door, but will settle quickly. He can live in an apartment as longs as some barking is tolerated. Milo is very energetic and his new family must keep him well exercised.
Medical Note: Milo has tested positive for whipworm. He has had his first dose of deworming medication and will have his second dose next week. His adopter must be willing to have a follow-up fecal analysis done to ensure that the issue has been resolved.