ID #: 2860 Age: 3 yrs Gender: male Status: In-Progress
Hi everyone…my name is Oliver and I’m three years old. I was pretty skittish when I first entered the GR program. It took me a while to understand what was going on and I definitely had trust issues. Pretty soon, however, I realized that everyone I met, including my amazing foster family, only wanted the best for me. Even today, I seem to take to some people right away and others make me nervous and, if I’m nervous, I bark at them ~ not sure why! I guess there was something in my previous life that left me cautious of certain people. Overall, however, I love people and love being made a fuss over. I love other dogs but I’m not a fan of small, yappy dogs. I used to be fine with cats (I lived with two before); however, not long ago a kitten was running free in the house and it jumped into my water bowl. I freaked and bit her. It was a traumatic experience for everyone including me. Nothing like that has happened since though but a home without cats would be best. I’m a healthy boy but I do need eye drops every day. My wonderful foster mom says I’m a really sweet, smart boy. That sure makes me feel all squishy inside. But more about me…I don’t like loud noises like thunder, loud music, raised voices, etc. ~ they all make me nervous. I’d probably be best in a quiet home with no children. I do like my exercise so a big fenced backyard would be a great. I’m not a fan of the car but I have resigned myself to go in it as I know we have to travel occasionally. I know my commands and am actually pretty good on the leash. I am good in the house even if I’m alone ~ I am not destructive at all and I don’t even counter-surf (although if you left something super yummy right on the edge, I can’t guarantee it will be there when you get back 😊). Well, good people at Golden Rescue, that’s the skinny about me. I’d love to meet you to see if we click. As much as I love my foster family, I understand it is time to move on and although that makes me nervous it’s also a bit exciting.
Oliver is currently being fostered in the London, ON area. If you would like more information about Oliver please call our hot-line toll free at 1-866-712-8444 or email email@example.com
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