Alex


Wirehaired Pointing Griffon/Labrador Retriever
Picture of Alex, a male Wirehaired Pointing Griffon/Labrador Retriever

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Home:New York City And LaGrange,, NY  
Age: 11 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 26-50 lbs

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Nicknames:
Al, Pooh

Doggie Dynamics:
 Energy 
sleepyenergetic
 
 Intelligence 
sillygenius
 
 Friendliness 
aggressiveaffectionate
 
 Playfulness 
not playfulvery playful
 
 Disposition 
anxiouscalm
 

Quick Bio:
-dog rescue

Likes:
play ball, stalk and give kisses, runs through our gardens and down the lawn like its his own personal racetrack

Pet-Peeves:
balloons seem to scare him: goes nuts at the sight of our reel lawn mower!

Favorite Toy:
squeeky ball, peanut butter filled bones

Favorite Food:
graham crackers

Favorite Walk:
down to the dead-end on East 57th St and Sutton Place where he can scare the pigeons

Best Tricks:
can give "high fives" from either left or right paws.

Arrival Story:
In August of '03 we had to put our chocolate Lab down at age 14. We actively debated about our next dog. To rescue or not? What breed, etc.We rescued Alex the day after Xmas. He was apparently abandoned and left behind in a vacant house in Mansfield,Ohio. He was taken to the local Humane Society who then alerted a rescue group to his plight. They felt he was an incredible dog who needed a break. They called him Scruggs at the time! We found this group on the internet and after an investigation and check of references we visited them and the dog. We fell in love and took Alex home. We are working with Alex on training and have gotten into clicker training with him. He has adjusted fabulously and it feels like he has been a member of our family for years.

Bio:
Alex is a very handsome fellow. He face and coat texture is that of an Italian Spinone and most likely has wirehaired griffon, terrier and lab in him. Coat is wirey and coarse. He is very intelligent and can be a bit stubborn. He is tall and long... a skinny guy, all black with a white tuft on his chest. Everyone stops and wants to say hi to him. He is a young devil..always wanting to play and give kisses.

Alumni:
Alex, like his Dad is a Rutgers Alum and Fan. Go RU!

I've Been On Dogster Since:
March 15th 2004 More than 10 years!

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Dogster Id:
17763


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