Bogey; our newest foster

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  1. DJEtzel

    DJEtzel New Member

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    I just wanted to introduce our newest foster boy! This is Bogey!

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    He's a charming lad...

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    He's a 6 month old intact male Pit Bull. He was at Animal Control for over 50 days when we finally pulled him. We went in looking for something a little different to foster and found an older Pit, but I got emailed by the Animal Control staff about him instead since he was at risk for euthanasia soon since he had been there so long. So of course, we decided to take the wild puppy. :doh:

    He's actually super sweet and mild mannered for the most part, though. I took him to the park right away to run off some energy and work on some obedience/recall and he did really well.. wanted to mouth/jump a bit, but once he figured out sitting was what was getting him hotdogs, he changed his tune. In the house he was a little spastic at first, I'm not sure if he had ever been in one... He's got an awesome on/off switch though... I sat down to make him a collar and he just chilled out on the kitchen floor. He's 100% housetrained from what I can tell... we've only had him since Thursday, but he has not made any attempt to go on the floor or in his crate and he goes asap when he gets outside.

    He knows how to sit and down already, as the trainers at A/C were working with him, which is fantastic. He's learning touch and stay with the clicker currently. He's very quiet in the crate, though did break out numerous times a few nights ago, which I fixed with zip ties. XD

    He's very friendly and playful with the other dogs, but we did slow intros with everyone, because being a wound up pit puppy, he was very rude. Recon wanted to kill him for the first day and a half he was there because he wouldn't get out of his face. :p Sir and him are best pals of course, and Frag just doesn't care anymore.

    It's definitely interesting having two intact dogs in the house, three yesterday with a daycare dog.

    He was a champ at the vet, too, and tested negative for intestinal parasites via fecal, and negative for HW, which was a relief. I gave him a DHPP vaccine last night and he was a doll for that as well. I don't anticipate him lasting very long in the rescue... he'll make someone a great dog. :)

    I'll be updating this as I have more videos and pictures and info to post. He'll be on the web next week hopefully, after his quarantine period.
     
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    Bogey's getting neutered tomorrow and then he'll be placed online for adoption! :)
     
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    meepitsmeagan Meagan & The Cattle Dog Crew

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    Josh is never again allowed to meet Bogus.
     
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    Josh will be receiving a petfinder print out ASAP. ;)
     
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    meepitsmeagan Meagan & The Cattle Dog Crew

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    Pfft. You gonna put them all over the house like I was going to do for Bloo?
     
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    I love his long neck. He reminds me of a meerkat, or prairie dog, or something in the first picture..
     
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    Aw, he's adorable!
     
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    Yep!

    Haha thanks guys! He does have an oddly long neck. :p
     
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    Nice looking boy, looks kind of like he's wearing a tux. Hope he finds a home soon, glad you gave him another chance. :)
     
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    Thanks. :) He's at the vet now and has no idea what's coming... I'm looking forward to the evening when he's still a little dopey. XD
     
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    Went to an adoption event today and got an awesome app on Bogey; pending a vet check, he will be getting adopted early this next week! The applicants adopted from a rescue that I used to work at who have a ridiculously intense and judgmental adoption process, so I know they will pass ours with no trouble, and I'll get to check up on the pittie that they adopted! :D

    Very excited to see Bogey go to this awesome family and have a little girl to play with and two more canine companions that I know will love him.
     
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    Yay for Bogus!

    I cannot believe I learned about this through his thread. :mad:
     
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    It just happened and you have not been online, then I forgot! :pP
     
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    Bogey got adopted last night! He's now happily living with a couple, 6 year old girl, a female pit bull, and a schnauzer. And I think he's in heaven. The family hit it off with him right from the get-go. :)

    We are likely taking in a bottle baby pit this week, now, to fill Bogey's place.
     

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