A Shelter Full of Hope and Promise

Marvin

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Marvin

Breed: Sheperd mix
Gender: Male
Age: 2 years old
Size: Medium
Where you can find me: At WAG

 

Energy Level: High
Training Goals: Mandatory training session booked in with a WAG approved trainer - to help with his confidence with meeting strangers and new experiences.
House trained? Learning!
Kids? 15 years+
Cats? Unknown
Dogs? Depends on the dog, but I have lived with dogs in the past! 
Medical Needs: Supplements for joint support + I have had a very unstable past, to help me cope with my fears I am on anti-anxiety medication!

About Me:

-I love most other dogs and like to play rough!

-I am affectionate and love to get cuddles.

-I LOVE to play with any ball of any size!

-I LOVE my kiddie pools and am a great swimmer.

-I am very busy but am learning to relax with the help of medication.

-I am learning that sitting gets me rewards!

-I am very shy meeting new people, you may need to meet me a few times before we are friends.

-I am still nervous going on walks and would like a quiet yard in my new home.

-I need lots of gentle training.

-I am nervous of loud noises and new things and will need someone who is patient with me.

-I love food but I hate the garden hose!

-I have never lived in a home so sometimes I am anxious at night.

 

My Perfect Match:

-Has a safe a secure fenced yard.

-Has another confident dog to teach me how to do life.

-Is willing to take a few trips to WAG to get to know me before taking me home.

-Has lots of patience and understanding of my past.

-Loves goofy loveable quirky boys.

-Will continue with my training.

-Will buy me a GPS tracker that I must wear on walks to keep me safe! 

-Will go very slow with me and let me move at my own pace.

-Will love me forever no matter what!

 

 

 

 

 

Check out this amazing video one of my favourite volunteers made about me! She has helped me gain so much confidence and taken me on the best adventures! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJKqbXYcRDA&feature=youtu.be

My Story:

I was surrendered to WAG after my previous family could no longer take care of me. I was left outside a lot, my owners no longer had the time for me. I hope to find an amazing new home that is excited to have me as a member of the family!