General Color: Tricolor (Tan/Brown & Black & White)
Current Size: 33 Pounds
Current Age: 10 Years 4 Months (best estimate)
Benji was surrendered along with his sister when his owner became ill and could no longer live on her own and care for her dogs.
Even though his sister has been adopted, Benji still is happy to play with all of the toys and run (slowly) outside with the other dogs.
In fact, he empties the dog toy basket everyday. He has a favorite toy which is a small blue teddy bear. Benji does love the squeaky toys and makes them squeak on and off through the day.
He does well in the crate and Benji has that beagle appetite so he is fed in the crate too. In the beginning, while his fosters were at work during the day, Benji slept comfortably in the crate on a cotton bed. Benji has done so well outside of the crate that he no longer has to be in the crate when people are not around. However, he likes his beds so much, he usually will pull one out of the crate to lie on it while watching TV. He even has been known to pull a dog bed out of the bedroom and drag it down the hall to the family room. But if he finds a place on the couch next to a person who will pet him, he will stay there forever reveling in the experience.
At night he has a special bed on the floor next to his foster's bed. He sometimes rolls around on it making funny sounds of happiness before he drifts off to sleep.
Benji is happy to play with the other dogs at the house, but he moves at his own pace. Sometimes his fosters have called him Speedy McGreedy since he is adorable moving along. Benji loves toys, people, dogs, children, going on car rides and being brushed. He has completed a basic obedience course at the Bow Wow Boutique and is current on his vaccinations and is microchipped.
You will find you love Benji if you take him home.
More about Benji
Good with Dogs, Good with Kids
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