- Status: Available for Adoption
- Adoption Fee: $350
- Gender: Male
- Current Age: Approx. 8 Months Old
- Good with kids: Unknown
- Good with dogs: Yes
- Good with cats: Okay, but would do better without them
- Vaccinations: Current
- Neuter/Spay: Yes
Hello, my name is Duke. I’m an eight month old rottweiler and already neutered. I am house-broken and crate trained. And I’m 55 pounds. Wait, what? Yup it’s true, I’m a small dude. I’m also long and lean. I can run fast and I’m pretty athletic. I’d probably even do well at agility training. So my foster mom and dad think I must be mixed with some other breed. But I really do look just like a miniature rottie. I love my kibble and treats, and I’ve gained six pounds in the last month!
There are three cats at my foster home, but I would do better without them. It’s not that I don’t like them...I like them too much. I’m always looking for them, and I keep getting in trouble for lunging at them. I have to stay on a leash or in my crate when I’m inside. So we decided I would be much happier and less stressed in a home with no cats.
There are other doggies here. I have a big brother and sister, whom I love a ton. But they are really old, and they don’t play with me much. We hang out he back porch and in the yard all the time. And when they snooze, so do I! I chill out really easily. Naps are great.
I went on a playdate with a three-year old dog and another puppy, and we had a great time. We ran and played. I would love to have a brother or sister closer to my age. Or I think I would be OK as the only dog in the household. As long as I get to play with other dogs, maybe go to the dog park, and get out and about town, that would be great. I do really well when I get to go shopping with my foster parents, and I get lots of compliments for being so well-behaved.
I am still a puppy so I have plenty of energy. But as long as I get walked everyday I get it out of my system. I know how to use a gentle leader, but I don’t need it very often. And I go jogging with my foster mom. That is fun! I pay close attention and only need to be corrected every once in a while. Same on walks. I don’t mind checking out the surroundings, but I have a job to do and usually stay on mission.
I know lots of commands: sit, lie down, wait, stay, stop. Sometimes I pretend I didn’t hear one, but I just need a few reminders. I do sometimes growl a little when one of my animal siblings come close to my food bowl. But mom tells me to stop and I do. Plus I’m getting way better. And I am quite food motivated. I learn especially well when there is a yummy treat involved.
If you’d like to adopt Duke, you can visit our Adopt page where you can find information on our adoption policies, and fill out an application.