This puppy is snuggly and sweet. Clifford sleeps through the night, is working on potty training and is happy to wear a collar and harness to go out on walks in the neighborhood! He would do great in a home with another friendly dog to keep him company or dog-savvy cats. Clifford is also happy to lick and play with nice children (but he does have razor blades for teeth and these interactions require close supervision)!
He's growing quickly with three meals a day! Weighing in at 19 pounds now, our vet is predicting that he'll grow up to be around 45 pounds as an adult (without a DNA test, we can't be certain about his specific breed mix). May you grow big and strong with lots of love, Clifford. He is neutered, microchipped, and is current on age-appropriate vaccines.
Puppies this young cannot be left home alone for more than a few hours at a time. They need to eat three meals a day, have frequent potty breaks, and are learning to spend small periods of time alone in a puppy-safe area of the home where they can't get into trouble while unattended. Please only apply if you can be home with your new puppy.
We ask that all WCAL puppy adopters commit to attending a 4 week-long reward-based training class with their new puppy (we'll help you find a qualified, dog-friendly trainer near you). This is the best way we know how to help you bond with your new pup, give you access to current training techniques and ensure that your new dog becomes a well-rounded member of society. We believe in being proactive and know from experience that the best time to train a dog is NOW! It's important that the dogs we rescue get the very best start. If you don't have time to attend training classes with a puppy, please consider choosing an adult dog or waiting to adopt until your schedule is more flexible.
Not sure if you are ready for a puppy? Foster first and adopt later! WCAL is always in need of fosters. There is an overwhelming number of dogs who need our help and the more foster homes we have, the more animals we can save. WCAL provides all pet supplies, including food and covers all veterinary expenses. Fosters provide the love and a safe place to crash.