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Adopt Bandit

Male Shepherd (Unknown Type)

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In order to alleviate the need to bring an animal into the shelter environment, The Anti-Cruelty Society has developed the new Home-to-Home Shelter Bypass service to help people find new accommodations for their pets privately. THESE ANIMALS ARE NOT LOCATED IN ANY OF THE SOCIETY'S PHYSICAL SHELTER LOCATIONS. PLEASE REFER TO THE CONTACT INFORMATION IN THE PROFILE BELOW TO INQUIRE ABOUT ADOPTING.
Hi, my name is Bandit!
I will be 8 years old in December. I am a friendly medium-sized dog (~50 lbs). I get lots of compliments on my good looks and my handsome coat. My vet says I am a perfect specimen of the well-regarded dog breed: canine mix. And of course, I am well cared for by my family and vet, neutered, up to date on vaccinations, I get regular check-ups, and I also have a microchip (in case I ever get lost).
My current family keeps getting bigger, and as much as I like these tiny humans crawling around with me, they are taking over my ability to be the center of attention and be the type of dog that I want to be. So, I am looking for a new place to call home! I think the ideal place would be either, a family with kids old enough to take care of me, take me for walks, and let me play in the backyard; or a family that does not expect to live with young children. I like kids big and small, but for my energetic personality, it is best not to actually live in the same home with kids that are too young to help take care of me.
I have always been a little bit of an anxious dog, meaning I like to compulsively lick my family to calm myself down. That's really the only thing I have ever had any problems with. The more exercise and outside time I get, the less anxious I am. So I really need my exercise - and I will let you know its time to exercise. A fenced in yard helps me get some energy out, but exploring and sniffing along our walking path is best way to help me relax. Nothing beats a good walk. I can easily do three walks a day.
I rarely bark - I bark when I think something unusual is happening or I think I need to warn my family... like I heard an unusual noise outside at night. My family thinks this is a really good trait. I am friendly with just about everyone I meet, dogs and humans. I will most likely never make friends with a cat because I am just a little too much of a dog, I chase rabbits and squirrels, and I am not really sure what to do with a cat when I see them.
I love my family. I love to give them hugs, wrestle, lick their face, lay by their feet, and just be wherever they are. Whenever I am alone, I use that time to catch up on my sleep and dream about chasing squirrels. I want to be well-rested and ready to be affectionate when someone comes home. Also, I am responsible enough to have free roam of the house. I never get into the garbage or chew on anything that isn't meant to be chewed on. My responsibility and patience has only improved with age.
I am really going to miss my family and they are going to miss me. But, it will be best to be in a home where I don't have to share so much time with kids that are just too little and busy for my anxious, happy and energetic personality. I hope you can help me find this new home, and you can be my new family.
XOXO,
Bandit
Contact Owner: Marcos at (312) 859-1824
marcos.esparza@gmail.com

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Contact

If you have questions about Bandit please contact The Anti-Cruelty Society - Home-to-Home Program

Details

Name
Bandit
Age
Adult
Size
Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Color
Brown/Chocolate
Hair Length
Shots up to date
Spayed / Neutered
Housetrained
Family
Ok with kids
Ok with birds
Ok with dogs
Ok with cats
Ok with small animals
Contact Person

The Anti-Cruelty Society - Home-to-Home Program

Shelter Driving Directions

THESE ANIMALS ARE NOT LOCATED IN ANY OF THE SOCIETY'S PHYSICAL SHELTER LOCATIONS. PLEASE REFER TO THE CONTACT INFORMATION IN THE PET'S PROFILE TO INQUIRE ABOUT ADOPTING.

Areas Served

Chicago area

Adoption Instructions

In order to alleviate the need to bring an animal into the shelter environment, The Anti-Cruelty Society has developed the new Home-to-Home Shelter Bypass service to help people find new accommodations for their pets privately. THESE ANIMALS ARE NOT LOCATED IN ANY OF THE SOCIETY'S PHYSICAL SHELTER LOCATIONS. PLEASE REFER TO THE CONTACT INFORMATION IN THE PET'S PROFILE TO INQUIRE ABOUT ADOPTING.