Animal no longer available

Visit a different page:

MaximusRescue Me ID: 18-03-12-00479

No longer available

About Maximus

Pit Bull mix
Age: Young Adult
Sex: Male

�٪%8F��%8F%BCHe's a sweet, social and gentle boy who did well with the 3 and 5 year old children in the house. He's been nothing but playful to my 9year old son. He wants nothing more than to be a part of a family again, one where he can live inside with them and have a doggy bed and toys and food and water bowls. He earned all 1's and 2's on his behavior evalaution and was neutral with the Helper Dog from the ACC He is batting a thousand. Profile: 3 year old neutered male black/white APBT mix, 79 lbs Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE PET PROFILE MEMO A 2 year old Male, American pit-bull, he came to the previous owner's home as a gift when was a puppy and is being surrender due to the owner's eviction. He has no health issues or injures, and is UPT on ALL shots. Socialization: Around strangers he is very friendly and outgoing and approaches individual to jump on them a lick them. He has lived in home with small children and 1 other pitbull. Children's ages 3, 5 and 9 years old. Around the children he is friendly but plays very exuberant. He lets them climb on his back. Behavior: He struggles when he is restrained, and does not like bath time and tries to escape out of the tub. When an unfamiliar person or family member comes to the house or owner he will bark at first but after few minutes he tries to play. For a new family: He is described as playful, affectionate, and friendly by his previous family. He has a very high activity level and often enjoys playing with squeaky toys, fetch with tennis balls and tug-a-war with rope toys. He loves to lie down on his owners lap and loves belly rubs. He is feed dry food 2 times a day . He goes to the bathroom in the back yard and on the cement. *��%8F�ģ*��%8F�ģ*��%8F�ģHe does not like to be in a crate and will cry while in the crate. ���%90While in the house ALONE He can be destructive and likes to chewy on household items. ���%90 For exercise he plays in the yard, and goes on walks always leashed. Behavior toward children: Friendly and very exuberant ��Ա��%8Fȉ'�%8D��'ە�%8F�٤���%8F%BC Behavior toward dogs: friendly. Slow introductions��%90%BE��%90 Behavior toward cats:unknown Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: displays a very high activity level in the household. ACC SAFER ASSESSMENT : 3/1/17 Look:2. Dog pulls out of Assessor's hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity:1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog's mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag:2. Dog follows but constantly attempts to mount the assessor and slowly de-escalates. Squeeze 1&2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed. Toy: 1. Dog settles down close to chew, will relinquish toy to you. Summary: He was friendly and allowed petting but would constantly mount assessor PLAYGROUP: Attends doggy daycare 3x a week. High energy. He also wanders around keeping to himself. ENERGY LEVEL: He displays a high activity level. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience) _X_No young children (under 5) Potential challenges: _X_Resource guarding-. recommended that He be left alone while eating, and that food guarding behavior modification be utilized behavior if problematic in his future home. Nothing should ever be taken directly out of His mouth, and any time something is removed he should be rewarded with a high value treat or toy. He should be taught the 'drop' cue and trade-up games. X_Anxiety- Shows signs of separation anxiety , be seen in a future home environment. �%9D%A4��%8F Should be placed in a home where someone is home often. X_Strength/leash pulling-He is a very large, strong dog with the capability to pull over an average adopter.

Ulster County
highland, New York


  • Good with Most Dogs


  • High Energy
  • Average Temperament


  • Neutered
  • Vaccinations Current

Facebook Share/Comments

We block people who post offensive messages. See a problem? REPORT NOW

Please ✔ check "Also post on Facebook" after typing a question or comment.