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!
Breed: Shepherd mix
Animal Weight: 110
Animal Color: Tan and black
Rehoming Fee: 200
My two favorite things about Ajax: Ajax loves his people, is relatively calm & quiet, and enjoys leisurely walks.
Contact Info: 417-299-1518 or email@example.com
Current Location: Kenosha, WI
Is Ajax spayed or neutered? yes
Is Ajax up to date on vaccinations? yes
Why the animal is being rehomed: Ajax needs a home without other dogs, children, or cats & that understands resource guarding.
What are your two favorite things about Ajax? Ajax loves his people, is relatively calm & quiet, and enjoys leisurely walks.
How long have you had Ajax? Almost 3.5 years
Where did you get Ajax? Faithful Friends Animal Advocates in Neosho, MO
Has Ajax ever bitten someone? No
If yes to the above, please explain the circumstances: Ajax resource guards so owner should practice trading items to prevent snapping
What, if any, medical or behavioral concerns does Ajax have? No medical concerns, but is slightly overweight. Behavioral concerns: resource guards so needs person who will use positive training methods and trade for items if taking something away (loves treats and training). Due to size and resource guarding, cannot be adopted to home with other dogs or children. Also, he loves to give chase to cats and would not be safe with them.
Has Ajax lived with other animals? Yes
If yes to the above, which animals has Ajax lived with? Dachshunds age 13 and 8
Has Ajax actively fought with other animals in the home? No
If yes to the above, please explain the circumstances: Resource guards (toys, food, treats, objects he perceives as his and/or wants to be his)
Does/did Ajax hide from other animals in the home? No
How does Ajax interact with animals outside of the home? Ajax wants to chase animals. He barks and strains on leash when he sees other dogs but responds very well with positive leash training (halti, treats). Does not respond well to negative or punitive training (choke collar, prong collar)
Are you requiring that Ajax 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 live with dogs, cats, or children
Has Ajax lived with any children under 18? Yes
Ajax has lived with children of these ages: 4 months
Does/did Ajax hide or avoid children in the home? No
Does/did Ajax display any forms of aggression toward children in the home? No
If yes to the above, please explain the circumstances: Due to resource guarding, Ajax cannot be adopted to a family with children
Are you requiring that Ajax not go into a family with children under a certain age? Yes
If yes to the above, please list your restrictions: Cannot go to a home with kids under 15
Does Ajax have any fears? None known
Ajax's overall activity level: Sedentary/low energy
How does Ajax usually get exercise? Daily walks, Playing in fenced-in yard,
What should the next family should know about Ajax: Family should love leisurely walks and positive training methods. Understanding resource guarding and being willing to trade for items when needed is essential. Ajax is very smart and loves his people. He needs a home that understands him and doesn't have the temptations of dogs, cats, or children. He is an indoor family member who just wants to relax with you.