Pet’s Name: Dylan
D.O.B.: ~ 2016
Breed: Lab X
Greetings! My name is Dylan. I am a quiet, gentle boy living with a foster family. I am very good in the house. I stay off the furniture and have had no accidents. I love company so I often curl up snoozing nearby a person or on a blanket testing out chew toys. When that person leaves, I sometimes get up and follow to see what’s going on. I’m always up for a walk should they be heading to the front door. I’m quite good on the leash. Although outside there are active critters that catch my attention and I’m sometimes eager to meet them. Another outdoor activity I enjoy is spending time in the backyard with the 2 resident dogs. I’m respectful of their space and favourite toys. I just like hanging out and exploring with them. And indoors there are cats. I immediately became friends with the eldest cat. He’s confident and acts like he owns the place (he does!). The younger cats are wary of my presence and dash about. My enthusiasm in meeting them resulted in a bad first impression, but I’m winning them over with my charm. I am eager to learn commands and tricks and generally I’m a good listener.
An unfortunate issue I do have is separation anxiety and unhappiness at being crated. I have to be in a crate when left on my own because of the anxiety. This is for my safety and that of my surroundings. My love of soup bones can help distract but I still worry at being left on my own.
I’ve enjoyed some fun experiences in my short time in this foster home. I’ve had a date with the groomer and boy, did that feel good! My chocolate highlights now gleam and the white star on my chest sparkles. I spent a weekend at a boarding kennel and behaved well. I’ve taken in the sights of the Crescent and Island Park with a doggy walking partner. And I’ve had a trip out to Delta. I don’t mind car rides at all. As for playoff hockey? Too much shouting!
* Dylan is a delightful docile dog with so many positive traits. We are working diligently on his separation anxiety. He requires a home that is patient and understanding and committed to help him deal with this condition and build his confidence when he’s alone.