Additional Info from the Current Owner
Chewie is amazingly sweet and comforting. His breed (Australian labradoodle) are bred to be therapy dogs and he has that nature inherently. He generally stays close to the family members and is waiting to listen. He loves to play with Jack (who is to be adopted together with Chewie), his best friend and best buddy. At the dog park he is very playful and friendly with other dogs and people. Chewie is incredibly sweet with a very kind disposition. When we go on walks, he’s always the center of attention as passerby’s comment on what a great dog he is.
Jack’s amazingly sweet and friendly. He’s an explorer and loves to do a “perimeter” check when first at the dog park before playing with other dogs. He has a very mild mannered temperament and lets Chewie roughhouse with him (pulling his leg, etc.) without getting to upset.
Current Home Environment
The dogs have free roam on the first floor of the house, primarily the living room and kitchen (approximately 900 square feet). They do not go upstairs (we have a baby gate for the baby). They pretty much hang out, play with each other, follow us around, lay in their crate, go out in the dog run. Very relaxed and chill. We take the dogs on beach walks on the weekend or on a hike (off leash). They go to the dog park every few weeks right before going to the groomers.
Crate: They are crate trained and sleep together in one large crate overnight. If we go away for the day, we put on anti-bark collars (that are old and no longer work but they are trained to not bark with those collars on).
Bathroom Habits: We have a doggie door which leads to a dog run where they go potty. In our previous home, the dogs had a doggie door which led to the backyard where they would go potty on a grassy area. We don’t walk them daily for them to go potty since we have the dog run/doggie door. When walked, chewie goes potty right away. Jack goes after 15-minutes. If we’re gone all day (at work or weekend for example), the dogs are great and very well-behaved in the crate for up to 6-8 hours or longer at times.
Favorite Toys, Foods, Activities?
Chewie loves Jack and they love to play with each other all the time. They love to chase tennis balls in the house, at the park, on a hike, on the beach…anywhere! They eat a balanced mix of wet and dry (Iams) 2x/day morning and evening. Their favorite activity is hiking as they can be off leash and they never roam too far from your side and out of sight unless they are venturing from shade-to-shade.
Why are they Being Rehomed?
Sadly, we have had an illness in the family and we no longer have the ability to care for these incredibly loving dogs as much as we’d like to and feel guilty not giving them more love and attention. That said, the dogs do not need much exercise, unfortunately, our attention is focused elsewhere. This decision to re-home Chewie (and Jack) , though heartbreaking for us, we feel is the best decision for them.
Perfect Adoptive Home Will Be:
It is important for us to know that the home Chewie (and Jack) go to will be able to provide a loving and caring home-life. A family that is somewhat active is preferential. Chewie (and Jack) enjoy walks and runs (throwing the tennis ball counts). It’s important for Chewie (and Jack), if family is consistently gone all day (work / school etc) that they have a chance to go to the bathroom at least once during the day.
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