Here's What You Need To Know:
- Pet's Location : Lebanon, Kentucky
- Pet's Age : Young adult
- Pet's Breed : australian Shepherd
- Pet's Gender : Male
- Pet's Size : medium
- Pet good with other pets? : Yes
- Pet good with kids? : No
- Is the rescue able to transport the dog to owner's location? : local adoption only
This gorgeous Black Tri Aussie is Warrin and he is a wonderful boy! He is 5 years old, neutered and current on immunizations. We don’t know a lot about Warrin’s past, but humans were not kind to him as he does not trust easily, but once you’ve earned his trust, he’s an absolute joy to be around!
Warrin loves his weird red toy (looks like a Kong and an octopus had a baby lol) and enjoys Tug o War, fetch and just generally being on the move! He is a very active dog! With his perfect person, I can see a pathway to being a great pet, although a combination of exercise, enrichment, and relaxation will be required! Play is the way to Warrin’s heart and training is a dream come true. He knows Sit, Down, Spin, Speak, Touch, Stay, Place, Crate, Shake, High Five, among many others and lots he’s still learning!!
In my time with Warrin, he has become reactive with me, strange men, some women, strange sounds, vehicles, and basically anything that frustrates or stresses him. But children have been the worst of those reactions so. NO CHILDREN! NO EXCEPTIONS! He will need an excellent management strategy, including a crate, fences etc and an attentive knowledgeable person. If you have the type of person in your life who says ‘don’t worry, dogs love me’ as they approach or stick their hand out, KEEP THEM AWAY FROM WARRIN! As I said, it takes him time to trust so those are the things that responsible me has to say.
Warrin loves chin scratches, belly/chest rubs, and butt scratches. Butt scratches are required from his new owner. The more scratches he gets, the happier he is. We know that Warrin’s special person is out there that can provide him with an active and loving home and give him the patience, structure and understanding that he needs. If that person is you, please fill out our application. The perfect home for Warrin would be one owner without children and very little foot traffic.
https://www.australianshepherdsfurever.org/adoption-application Warrin will need an adopter within driving distance and at least one meet and greet will be required prior to adoption.
He has a bite history, so he IS NOT the dog for a first-time dog owner, or anyone who is inexperienced with reactivity. In the right home, Warrin really will be such a wonderful and loving boy if given the chance.