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Virtual Rehoming

This is a free listing for an animal in the community who is in need of a new home. This animal is not available for adoption at the Wisconsin Humane Society, but is being re-homed by members of the community. For more information, you can contact the animal's current guardian using the contact information below. Thank you!

Baxter

Baxter

Age: 6 1/2 years
Species: dog
Gender: Male
Breed: Boxer Sharpei Pitbull Mix
Animal Weight: 80 pounds
Animal Color: White with Brown Eye Patches
Rehoming Fee: 0.00$ I would even pay for his food forever
My two favorite things about Baxter: He is loyal to his family. He spends most of his days relaxing but loves to play ball.
Contact Info: 719-675-0006

Current Location: Wisconsin
Is Baxter spayed or neutered? yes
Is Baxter up to date on vaccinations? yes
Why the animal is being rehomed: I am in between homes. Baxter has been staying with an aunt of mine for about 5 months which has been very hard on us but she can no longer keep him there either. I do not have a place for him to live yet when she can't take him anymore.
What are your two favorite things about Baxter? He is loyal to his family. He spends most of his days relaxing but loves to play ball.
How long have you had Baxter? 6 years.
Where did you get Baxter? He was actually just dropped off on our doorstep as a 5 week old puppy.
Has Baxter ever bitten someone? No
What, if any, medical or behavioral concerns does Baxter have? Behavioral concerns, he can not get loose because he will run and get in to trouble.
Has Baxter lived with other animals? Yes
If yes to the above, which animals has Baxter lived with? Yellow Labrador 8-13 years old when he passed. Also a very small Yorkie 2 years old.
Has Baxter actively fought with other animals in the home? No
Does/did Baxter hide from other animals in the home? No
How does Baxter interact with animals outside of the home? He does NOT react well to animals outside the home. He must never get loose. He is aggressive towards animals outside of home & people if he is cornered. Will come home for CHEESE.
Are you requiring that Baxter not go into a family with certain types of pets? Yes
If yes to the above, please explain which types of pets you are restricting: Cannot go in to home with other dogs.
Has Baxter lived with any children under 18? Yes
Baxter has lived with children of these ages: My son from the time he was born until 4 years old. At my aunts house he was with an 8 year old boy.
Does/did Baxter hide or avoid children in the home? No
Does/did Baxter display any forms of aggression toward children in the home? No
Are you requiring that Baxter not go into a family with children under a certain age? No
If yes to the above, please list your restrictions: As long as he has children that respect boundaries with animals, it would be okay.
Does Baxter have any fears? Being aggressively cornered by people or strangers.
Baxter's overall activity level: Moderately active
How does Baxter usually get exercise? Daily walks, Playing in fenced-in yard, Playing while tethered outside, Playing indoors,
What should the next family should know about Baxter: He is an amazing boy to have in your home. He is very loyal & loving to his family. He has good manners, Sit, Lay down, Shake. He loves his relaxation time. He likes to sleep with people & pretend he is a lapdog when you are on the couch but he is pretty hairy so having his own bed or chair with a sheet frequently washed or vacuumed is a must! My hope for him is to get more exercise & to live with someone who understands that he has some behavioral issues outside of the home but he is still a great dog inside the home. I would also greatly appreciate receiving photos or videos of Baxter in his new home environment and updates for the rest of his life. I want to stay in contact because we do love him so much.