Facts About Me
Age 5yrs 1 mth
Size 32 kgs
More About Me
Likes, Dislikes, Fears, Endearments and Quirks
Good with dogs and kids, Duke is a friendly, easy going labrador who is incredibly tolerant - he doesn't require much except love and daily exercise.
Even people who don't like dogs are okay with Duke.
While he is past the puppy stage he is still very energetic.
He loves food, ball play, getting out and about (good in the car) and any type of water (pool, beach, hose, puddle etc).
He is not fond of the lawnmower - barks and attempts to chase it. He can also get nervous during storms but he will find a quiet/safe spot and be fine.
Active singles or couples, perhaps with older kids, but with the time to commit to a friendly, loveable and happy labrador.
As Duke is an ideal family dog he will have broad appeal however, preference will be given to homes best able to make him happy.
While is ok for full time workers (9am-5pm) he would prefer company. Another friendly dog may be nice but is not essential.
While Duke is incredibly tolerant and is good with kids we recommend homes where any kids are at least teenagers and only if gentle and calm around dogs. No dog deserves to be rough housed or exposed to a loud, chaotic environment.
Duke will not suit homes where people live in very close proximity to each other with small outside areas e.g. villas, units, apartment complexes, terrace houses, strata complexes etc.
As this labrador is people orientated he needs to be part of family activities.
He will not suit homes with residents that are:
Tolerance to Being Alone During the Day
Will alert to something strange but is not currently a nuisance barker.
He will suit any of the following:
Medium to high. He can become antsy if he doesn't get a daily walk. He also loves to play in the back yard - see the movie above.
When ON a lead
Like most dogs he starts off pulling but settles. He likes to stop and sniff and needs to be walked by someone with some strength.
When OFF a lead
His recall is not consistent - good unless he is distracted.
Type of Yard Required
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