Twix Jaxson #4080

Twix Jaxson #4080

Age: 2.5 years

Gender: Male

Breed: Golden Retriever

Weight: 80 lbs.

Status: Matched for Adoption

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My previous owners got me during the pandemic. Everyone had to go back to school and work, and they did not want to leave me alone for long periods of time.  I really don’t like to be left alone and may bark until I get used to the fact that you will return.  No need to worry about your house while you’re gone as I am housebroken. My crate is my castle which I like to fill with blankets and toys.  If there are other dogs around, I can eat in my crate. Being from a one dog family, I don’t like to share my food.

The closer I can get to you the better.  If you let me, I will take up the whole sofa.  If my only option is the floor, I will cuddle at your feet.  If you hear a little rumble, that would be me snoring…sorry…it means I’m happy.  Growing up with a 10-year-old girl, I am fine with children.  I love being by your side but if you want some me time, I can entertain myself.  If there are other dogs, I get very protective of my food and you. I will put myself between you and the other dogs. If they touch my toys or food, I will give a warning growl but would never hurt them.  I’ve never had to share but am sure I could learn.

Belly rubs, car rides, playing catch, and long walks are a few of my favorite things to do. My previous owners took me to the beach which was so exciting. I love the water but have not experienced a pool.   I lived with cats at my foster and liked to sniff them.  I got a little scared when they wanted to rub on me. As to other animals, playing chase with them is fun and I will bark to protect you, even when there is no danger. Turtle watching also seems to be a favorite pastime, as there is one at my fosters.

My fosters have done a great job training me. I know to come, sit, down, stay, wait, let’s go, catch, go to bed and leave it.  Let’s learn some more commands together.

You may call me a fruit nut.  I like to eat carrots, strawberries, chicken treats, and watermelon. Water? I have not mastered keeping it in the bowl. You may want to have a towel near to wipe my mouth as well as the floor.

I only want to love my new family, share new experiences with them during the day, and cuddle with them at night. Can we do this?



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