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Male Adult Australian Kelpie

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Austin Animal Center

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Chase... he`s a quirky little dude! Luckily we love the quirky pups!Chase loves his shelter friends, and most of the time he is an `easy` pup. He enjoys having his chin and neck scratched. He will lean into you for pets. He loves playing with squeaky toys. He`ll alternate between running around the play yard and staying close to you.But there are moments when Chase is a bit more complicated. He occasionally guards toys and food. This is a fairly easy behavior to work with but it does require management. Chase can sometimes be wary of new people, especially when he is with someone who he trusts. He will always need proper intros with visitors (we can help you with that!). Chase was surrendered in August 2019 because his family was moving and could not afford to take him with them. A shelter employee made a note in October that Chase was getting more stressed. So here we are more than a year later... you can imagine what his stress level is like. He`s just a youngin` (2 years old) and understandably has poor kennel presence. Chase is so eager for you to `pick me, pick me!`, he likely needs to go to the bathroom, and he`s been living in a shelter kennel for more than half of his life. That`s a lot to cope with, y`all.Chase enjoys playing with other dogs, and he has a gentle/dainty playstyle. His ideal home would be low-traffic, adult-only, and no kitties please! Chase appears to be very housetrained. He will go home with our ongoing support as well as a free training voucher!I weigh approximately 34 lbs. Click here to view my paperwork.

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