Meet Lance. He's a young collie boy
who came into a shelter as a stray. Lance is already
neutered and up to date on shots. Lance is
very small for a Collie boy. We think he is
somewhere between 1-3 years old.
Lance is a very nice boy - he's a very enthusiastic
boy who jumps up in greeting when I arrive home from
work. He is not a avid attention seeker - he will
come and sit by my chair at times and i just know he
needs some petting and it isn't long after that and
he's checking out other things. he gets along very
well with my collie (Sadie) and sheltie (Cassie) and
our cat (Xena). He is not food aggressive. I checked
that out, and you can take away his bowl or reach
down near it when he is eating and there really is
no response. he readily does stairs, whereas Sadie
won't. he is good on a leash with very little
pulling or tugging and that's seldom. when it does
occur, i think he's just excited to be going for a
walk. there have been no accidents in the house
since we've had him. they all have been left for 7
hrs w/o any problems. I don't see him as ever being
the dominant dog w/other dogs. Lance does have a
tendency to escape to a closet under the stairs. he
will usually come out when I enthusiastically let
them all know we're going to the park. He rides very
well in my van but there have been a couple of times
when he wouldn't jump in and I've had to lift him
in. He can
be a little balky sometimes for whatever reason. He
is definitely on the small size, but again he is a
sweet-heart. the only time he seems to bark is when
i get home from work and of course all three of them
get going. he sometimes sleeps on our bed but will
get up during the night and go back to his "lair"
under the stairs.
My husband takes them all for a walk in the a.m. and
I take them at night except when it has been
extremely warm but still try to go out around 7 or 8
p.m. he needs work on his recall because he
obviously doesn't know his name yet. he has been
sticking a little closer to me at the park the last
couple of times. I've been taking along treats,
calling him and sometimes he comes back for them and
sometimes not. it depends on what other dog is out
there. he shows no aggressive tendencies whatsoever.
Isn't he cute??
Lance is being fostered near Madison, WI.