Heart-warming stories of adopted pets and the people who love them.
The perfect dog
Ziggy (formerly “Jackson”)
Ziggy has been an absolute joy to have in our home. We are so happy we found him and thankful for adopting such a great dog! He can still be nervous with new situations, but he’s quick to adjust so we just take baby steps to get him comfy and once he’s there, he’s back to his normal puppy-ish self. He recently graduated from a Reactive Rover class at the Oregon Humane Society and did really well. We’re working on his leash skills and he’s making decent progress. We also learned about Doggy Parkour and are considering doing some work with him there since we discovered during one of training sessions that he loves obstacle courses!
He gets along wonderfully with our two cats and has the perfect amount of energy for our family. We recently took him to the beach for the day and then a dog park with a fenced in dog run; he did awesome. He still has to fine tune some manners with meeting new dogs as he’s very exuberant and likes to bounce around them, but it’s all in the name of play and with patience and positive guidance, we know he’ll get there! He’s very much loved and we’re very grateful to the staff at WHS who were with us when we first met him and helped us with the adoption process. Thank you!
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