Gus 7 year old Male Springer Spaniel x Cocker Spaniel





Gus is a friendly 7 year old Male Springer Spaniel x Cocker Spaniel who is looking for his forever home. Gus is neutered, vaccinated and micro-chipped. Gus has lived with other dogs. Gus has lived with children, but would be best in an adult home. Gus is fully house-trained. Gus has recall off the lead. Gus is a social dog who is generally ok with other dogs on walks. Gus has developed some reactivity and due to this will need an experienced new home. Please enquire.

Gus's Assessment

● Gus is a 7 year old male Sproker Spaniel who is looking for his forever home
● Gus is neutered, vaccinated and micro-chipped
● Gus has been vet checked, wormed and flea treated
● Gus has no known health problems
● Gus has lived with two other female dogs in a home environment
● Gus has lived with children
● Gus will sleep and is calm when left home alone
● Gus is pleased to see you when you arrive home and will bark and jump up
● Gus doesn't usually follow you if you go to another room
● Gus can be very playful when given attention. He plays fetch well in the garden and likes to "talk" to you when doing so
● Gus loves to play with other dogs and has got along well with the resident dogs
● Gus loves cuddles and snuggling up on the sofa alone or with you
● Gus will bark when people arrive at the front door
● Gus is very excited when it's feeding time and will spin around on the spot and sometimes jump up and down
● Gus is used to being fed once daily in the evening
● Gus has been eating a cup of dry food mixed with half a tin of wet food, either gravy or jelly
● Gus will also eat his dry mix dry or soaked with a little water
● Gus has been used to eating Asda's own brand of food and is not a fussy eater
● Gus is fully house-trained
● Gus has had no formal obedience training and has been home taught
● Gus knows the commands sit, stay, come here, leave it and has some recall off the lead. Gus knows the command "go empty" when let outside for the toilet and will go on request
● Gus will pull sometimes on the lead when walking
● Gus is a social dog who has lived happily with two other dogs
● Gus will sniff new dogs he comes into contact with and is generally ok with other dogs
● Gus has been used to two walks daily, sometimes once daily for an hour run
● Gus has lived with children between age 3 years old upwards
● Gus has been around children since a puppy and has always been very gentle with them
● Gus has lived with cats in the past but has been away from cats for around 1.5 years. It's likely he could live with cats happily with safe introductions
● Gus can be quite possessive over his feeding bowl if he feels that it is going to be lifted from the floor before he has finished licking it clean. Once it's empty, he will walk away from it and let you pick it up. This problem has only presented for a short while, but due to this we would advise that Gus is fed away from children or other dogs
● Gus will eat treats nicely when given by hand
● Gus doesn't particularly like fireworks and he will bark at this time of year when they are likely to be set off. He is used to being given a secure spot or just having someone available to give him cuddles and reassurance. Sedatives from the vets have been given to him previously to help him relax
● Gus has never injured any person or animal
● Gus has developed reactive behaviours with people and will need an experienced home

FAQs

● This dog is located in Halifax, West Yorkshire
● This dog is neutered, vaccinated and microchip and has been vet checked
● This dog is good with other dogs and could live with a cat
● This dog has lived with children, but would be best in an adult home.

~ Completed by Alice and Jane


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