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January 2, 2003

Meet Bailey!

Meet Bailey. Bailey is a Griffon-mix who was *turned in* to his vet by an owner who had no time for him, and said he was a belge Brussels Griffon. He is a year old neutered male.

Bailey is descibed as very high energy, happy-go-lucky, loving (he LOVES to give sloppy wet kisses :)) and playful ( "try to catch me if you can"). He is not fond of being crated as he scratches at his cage door throughout the day in the animal hospital where he's being kept. So far he has had no accidents in his cage. He will go to the bathroom outside, but he will not go in the grass or dirt, just on the asphalt (he really resents getting his feet dirty or wet). When he was at the vet's house for a week, he did have several accidents in the house. However, she felt he will be easy to break of this habit with a little repetition and someone to shower him with love. He is very intelligent (there is just something about those little eyes:)) and slightly devilish. He loves to steal articles of clothing (socks are a favorite) and is almost impossible to catch once he has these in his possession.

Bailey is very mouth-oriented and needs an owner who will begin working to correct this behavior. He likes to take your hand and slightly nibble on it (never breaks the skin) when he is playing. He was with 6 other dogs in the vet's household and had no disagreements whatsoever. He approached the medium dogs to initiate play but was never rough with them. All he really wanted to do was to get someone to chase him :)) He does not appear cat-friendly as he is very aggressive with cats at the hospital. We don't know about children except that he has been handled by several at the hospital and appeared fine with them. His last owner had no children and lived alone. We see no health issues at the time.

Bailey needs an adoptive owner who has had dog experience and can train this willing learner with patience and kindness so that his next home will be forever. Bailey is being fostered at an animal hospital in South Carolina.

Bailey is located in South Carolina.

If you would like more information, contact Beth Lane. If you are interested in adoption please fill out our Adoption Application.

Keep in mind that we prefer to place dogs within driving distance of where they are being fostered. If someone from outside the local area is approved for adoption, they must be willing to fly in to get the dog and that can only happen if the dog is stable enough to travel in the cabin with the passenger.

May 2, 2003


Bailey has been Adopted!


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