Duck

Animal ID: APA-A-64971
Adoption Fee: $160.00
Sex: M
Looks Like: Bulldog, American
Mix
Current Weight: 79 pounds
Date of Birth: 2014-08-21
Age: 4 years, 3 months
Other Info: TOP Dog Trainee
Location: TLAC
Building 1
Kennel 139
Dog Score: U - No Information Yet
Cat Score: U - No Information Yet
Child Score: 2 - Could potentially live with older children.
Home Alone Score: U - No Information Yet

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This beautiful boy has been known to shower people with kisses on the first date. Not surprisingly, Duck also likes to cuddle and rolls right over for belly rubs.

Duck is a total joy to hang out with and just a very easy pup to have around. He's pretty laid back, but loves going on long walks, car rides and joining in on his people's adventures. He's always up for a good game of tug of war, but also is content to just chill with his person and lay his head on your lap. He's also getting along well with his canine buddies in playgroup.

Duck is also thriving in APA!'s Total Obedience Program. The Total Obedience Program (TOP) is modeled after the AKC's Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test. As a TOP dog, Duck has a personalized training plan and works with a volunteer trainer several times a week to help him learn the skills to become the best dog he can be! Duck is learning skills like sit and down, walking nicely on leash, sitting calmly when approached by strangers or other dogs, staying in a sit or down until told "free," coming when called and "Place", which means he will go to a specific place in your home on command.

Once he successfully completes all the skills on his training plan, Duck will be considered TOP Dog Ready! Duck is working hard to become a wonderful companion, and as a part of APA's Total Obedience Program you can work with APA staff to continue to build a training relationship with him after adoption and master all the TOP dog skills together. Check out a video on APA's CGC program, on which the TOP was based: https://vimeo.com/89434193

Duck would make a wonderful addition to a loving home with people who will include him in their activities. In return, this sweet guy promises to love you forever. Come meet him!