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ID #: 2804 Age: 3 yrs Gender: male Status: Pending

It is heartwarming to have received so much interest in Murphy; however, we are no longer accepting inquiries for Murphy as we are having trouble responding to everyone.  Thank you again for considering!

Happy November!  My name is Murphy and I’m a three-year-old boy.  I have been sent back to school to learn a bunch of stuff and my amazing teacher/foster dad said I have done very well.  I had to learn the ‘drop it’ command which I did, so if you want to get something out of my mouth, don’t grab it, just say ‘drop it’ and I will.  I also had food aggression, which is much better now but in a perfect world, a family with no other dogs would be best just in case I revert to old habits.  I love other dogs but I’m not in love with them touching my stuff, so to be absolutely safe, I’ve been told I’m better as a one dog family.  I love people.  My foster dad calls me a beautiful boy ~ very loving and affectionate.  Ah shucks!  I’m not a big barker, loud noises don’t bother me, and I can be left alone if you have to go out without me but when you do, you have to promise to never put me in a crate.  I HATE the crate.  I can get aggressive if you try to crate me and I’m not a pleasant boy.  I can be petted but sometimes I don’t like my back end being touched, especially when I get groomed.  Other than that, I’m a happy boy in love with life.  I’m healthy according to the doc.  I’m really good on the leash and since I went back to school, I’m pretty good with all my commands.  I still jump up on people from time to time if I get excited, but hey, no one’s perfect, right?

Murphy is currently being fostered in the Newmarket, ON area. If you would like more information about Murphy please call our hot-line toll free at 1-866-712-8444 or email adoption@goldenrescue.ca and one of our volunteers will be happy to return your call.

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