Murphy is a large, male, Huntaway X puppy, aged 9 months.Description:
Murphy was abandoned by his family, so we took him in. He was quite skinny, but slowly putting on weight now. The vet reckons he’s a Huntaway x. He’s between 8-10months old, unfortunately not trained at all, but we’re getting there.
He doesn’t like his tail being pulled, and we’re not too sure about kids, as his old family had little ones and they may have teased him.
As he wasn’t fed for several days, he is very food driven and virtually eats everything that he can find.
Due to his trauma, we cannot recommend having him live outside but rather inside as a family member.
Best for him is a large property where he can run around lots, as he needs heaps of exercise.
Is Murphy used to cats? Don’t know.
Is Murphy toilet-trained? Yes.
Is Murphy used to stock? Don’t know.
Is Murphy used to chickens? No.
How well does Murphy get on with other dogs? OK.
Murphy lives in Auckland, North Island.
A bit about Murphy’s personality:
Murphy doesn’t like being left alone, however with another dog he is okay and there is no separation anxiety.
He’s often afraid of strangers and needs some get-used to time, but if you give him treats, he’s soon your best friend.
He seeks attention, but mostly unconditional love, as he’s never experienced that before. He loves to be cuddled, but he can also get jealous, when only paying attention to someone else. He’s very happy about every tiny pat you can give him.
He’s a gorgeous loving boy that will need some patience and lots of positive reinforcement training.
He’s amazing on lead walks, doesn’t pull on the lead and when off-lead doesn’t run too far away and comes back when calling.
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