To apply to rehome Austin, please click on the 'Come and Meet Me' button below. Applications will close when a suitable match has been found. PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID RESTRICTIONS WE ARE ONLY ABLE TO CONSIDER APPLICATIONS WITHIN A 1 HOUR DRIVE FROM OUR CENTRE (WR11 7RT). He's incredibly handsome and a very charismatic character, Austin is going to make a fabulous companion in the right new home. He can be a little aloof when first introduced to new people, but if tennis balls and some high-value treats are provided he soon comes around. Austin does enjoy bounding around after his favourite toys, but at present does not have the best fitness level to maintain this! He is very bright, but is also rather stubborn and does tend to do things as and when he wishes to.
Type of home needed
Austin would like a family who ideally have breed experience, or have at least done plenty of research on Akitas. He is quite an independent boy who prefers things to keep him occupied rather than fuss or lots of interaction. Austin has previously lived in a home and was housetrained; He has maintained this since staying with us. Austin is still a little unsure of lots of hands-on fuss, and is more sensitive around his neck area; He will require further confidence-building work in this area as well as with any formal vet handling.
More about me
Austin could potentially live with another dog, but will require a large-sized and tolerant companion. He could share his home with children of secondary school age and older, with visitors to his home being of around the same age. His time left alone ought to be no longer than 4 hours at the start, and he is more than happy to jump in the car for adventures further afield. Austin's home will need to be free of cats and other small furry pets.
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