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3/19/2020 8:42 PM
Mastiff : : Male (neutered) : : X-Large
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***Rook is part of our "For the Love of Mastiffs" adoption special and his fee is waived!***
Meet Rook! Rook was found as a stray and ended up in a TX shelter. He was pulled just before his time was up there. Rook was a little scared in the shelter but once we got him out of there, he is a totally different dog! He loves to run and play with the other Mastiff in his foster home. His foster mom has worked a lot with him, he's perfectly house trained and crate trained! She's also been working on basic obedience training.
Rook is estimated at 6 years old. He is a gorgeous Apricot boy. Like many of our rescues, he tested positive for heartworms and has completed treatment and is ready for adoption! He weighs 115 pounds.
So far he's been as super sweet boy and an easy keeper! However he doesn't like changes in his routine and that can cause him some anxiety. For example his foster mom went out of town and had a petsitter while she was gone. He did great for the petsitter, but started a bit of pacing and panting for a couple of days after his foster mom returned. We've started him on an inexpensive anxiety medication that he takes once a day and it's really helped with things like vet visits, he doesn't get as nervous with those now. Rook's ideal home would be one that is very routine oriented and whose family doesn't travel a whole lot. He doesn't do well in boarding situations and would need a petsitter while his family is out of town.
We would prefer an adult only home for Rook as the busy behavior of kids would probably be too much for him to handle. He likes a quiet home without much change!
Rook is being fostered near DFW, TX.
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