Nicknames: Mr. Bubbles, Sweet Pea, Mr. Handsome, Monkey, Mr. Lips, Cupcake
Gotcha Date: August 10th 2007
Likes: Playing in the front yard with momma, walks...
Pet-Peeves: Getting a bath, the vacuum cleaner
Favorite Toy: Stuffed duck
Favorite Food: His kibbles and Lamb loaf
Favorite Walk: The neighborhood golf course
Best Tricks: All obedience commands
Arrival Story: This is my beautiful rescue, Demetrius aka Mr. Bubbles.
I adopted him from a foster home. I had to fight to adopt him. The foster mom and the adoption lady said that I was too young and that I would most likely neglect him or let him run away. COME ON?!?! I threatened to take them to court and they finally handed him over. It took a full month to adopt him. Not only that but they were not taking care of him. They had him for a full year and he was 30 lbs underweight! With me, he bulked up in 2 months! No excuse!!!
When I first met him, he would not let anyone near him. I walked in to his cage and sat down on the ground and he came over and put his head in my lap. I knew that this dog was meant for me. I was a dog trainer at the time so I accepted the challenge. Demetrius had been badly abused and was living on the street. He had bad heart worms. All of his fur was gray and his eyes were blood red. He was still so skinny and had severe aggression towards men and other dogs. He is now heart worm free and his fur is beautiful!!! He has gained plenty of healthy weight. It only took 1-2 weeks to fully train him but his psychological rehabilitation took about 6 months. No more aggression!!! He is a loyal one person dog. He never leaves my side. His intelligence amazes me! With a lot of the training, I only had to tell him once and he got it. I have worked with dogs for a long time and he is by far the most intelligent dog I have ever seen.
He is my best friend in the entire world and I wouldn't give him up for anything.
Bio: Me and Demetrius are also very passionate about educating the public on the evil truth about breeders. Remember: only idiots buy dogs from breeders!
Beautiful, amazing dogs like Demetrius are euthanized every day because people wont give them a chance. Buy a new life or save an existing one? One of those choices is selfish, the other is compassionate.