Warrior is a very sweet dog with a highly ironic name: this griffy is to war as Barney Fife is to the Worldwide Wrestling Federation. For this reason, Warrior's foster mom has unofficially changed his name from Warrior to "Worry." But don't let the name "Worry" fool you either; once you get past the initial skittishness, you'll find a gentle little dog who thrives on being near his special person at all times.
Worry plays well with others--especially if they are dogs around the same size as he is. In fact, he sometimes becomes Game Master, sparking hilarious hi jinx like the "Butt-Bump" contest or the fast-paced "Catch-Me-if-You-Can" game. Although he is a self-admitted wallflower when it comes to humans in general, he is very much into cuddling on the couch with his favorite person or taking a car ride to any place you like. Worry's not the rugged, outdoorsy type, but he does enjoy a nice walk--as long as it's not too hot or too cold.
When Worry isn't finagling a belly rub or a butt scratch from his foster mom, he is ever vigilant about homeland security. Any time something looks remotely out of place, he is always ready to give a warning bark that sounds like a cross between a pug and squawking hen. He has alerted the squirrels in the back yard that, while he may not be large, he is in charge. Since his daily duties of security alarm, squirrel patrol, and snuggle bunny are so exhausting, he tends to sleep very soundly at night, snoring softly next to his foster mom in bed.
Worry is housetrained with supervision and can use potty pads when needed. He is also crate-trained although he can be picky about his accommodations--no plastic crates for him. He needs to see and be seen, so it's got to be a wire kennel or else no kennel at all.
Worry is looking for a home that will appreciate his abilities to keep an eye on the neighborhood, give full body hugs, and perform thorough ear washes. He would prefer a quiet adult home with at least one other friendly dog. Patience is not only a virtue, it's a must if you want to earn this discriminating doggy's trust. In return, he promises to provide a lifetime of constant companionship, extreme loyalty, and love to the right person.
Worry is 4 years old and weighs around ten pounds. He is neutered and up-to-date on vaccines. He is heartworm negative and takes heartworm preventative.
Worry is being fostered in Wichita, KS.
If you are interested in adoption please fill out our Adoption Application. If you would like more information, please contact Vicki at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
April 28, 2012
Warrior has been Adopted!
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