October 14th, 2021

Hello hello!! My name is Buoy and I am the beacon in the water that will help guide my forever family to me. At about 1.5 years old, I am silly boy with puppy like energy. I am a bit clumsy, but that is because I am a tripod (or tri-pawd as we say in the rescue world). I am originally from the south and  had a rough time starting out in this life, so I unfortunately had to have a back leg amputated. Even though I still am a bit wobbly, I have exuberance and confidence to keep going and so it doesn’t really really seem to bother me much. I am also a super resilient pup, so though I may be just a tad bit shy when meeting new people, I open up quickly with a treat or toss of a toy, and would do great in a home with kiddos over 12. I am quick learner and love my treats, which is super helpful when it comes to my training. Right now, I know some of the basics and are familiar with crate training, but could still use some of the basics. I enjoy playing with my dog pals who can handle my bouncy playstyle, and do tend to get overwhelmed in big groups of pups, so dog parks are not my thing. I would be happy to have a confident lady friend though who can still keep up with my play, but also help me learn when to take breaks. I have lived with 2 kitties before in the past, so a cat who is dog savvy would be find in my home. I enjoy playing fetch and might be up for a short walk walk around the block, but I am definitely not what you would consider an avid hiker or anything like that since it can be a bit challenging for me to keep up. It would also be helpful for my future family to have a house like set up just because stairs can be difficult and it would nice to have direct access to the outside. I have lived in the city before and can still get a little overwhelmed by super busy areas such as downtown, so a quieter neighborhood would be best. Silly and sweet, I am a special pup ready to play with my new family today. Fill out an application to set up a meet. I come to you vaccinated, microchipped, and neutered with an adoption fee of $350. 







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