Dog Details

Lawrence Lawrence
Lawrence
Shetland Sheepdog Sheltie (long coat)
Medium Adult Male

Available for Adoption

Pet ID # 22-0167

Minneapolis, MN

Organization Contact Info: Underdog Rescue MN P.O. Box 16453 St. Louis Park, MN 55416 inquiries@underdogrescuemn.com https://www.underdogrescuemn.com

Thank you for stopping by to see me!   Please check below to see what upcoming adoption events I will be attending or apply here for a private meeting.  If you have other questions about me you can email Underdog Rescue at <inquiries@underdogrescuemn.com> ***Be sure to check your spam/junk folder as sometimes our emails end up there***


Paws

  • DOB: 11/10/2015
  • Requires another dog in home: Yes 
  • Okay with dogs of all sizes: Yes
  • Okay with cats: Unknown
  • Okay with children under 12 years old: Unknown
  • Weight: 26 lbs
  • Requires a fenced yard:     Yes, needs a fenced yard
  • Note: dogs must always be leashed whenever outside of a contained area. Invisible/ underground fencing is not recommended for most rescue dogs.

Lawrence who goes by Larry is the sweetest boy around. He is painfully shy though. He's making progress and is comfortable walking near his person now and will play with other dogs on occasion. He's always quiet in a crate and seeks comfort in a crate. He's learned his name and responds well. He's becoming more comfortable with being held and pet and prefers treats to be involved in these events. He's doing well with potty training as long as he has enough time outside. He does seem to enjoy the outdoors. He is not ready to walk on a leash yet and a fence is absolutely necessary for his security. He should have a long lead on when he's fenced too. Larry will eventually be a wonderful dog. He may never be normal, but he will be perfect to those he loves. Larry's in middle of learning that people can be trusted, but needs to be fully self-assured in that. Another confident dog in his home is critical to help him build the confidence he needs and learn to trust people. He's not an ideal dog for kids only because their fast movements and busy lives could scare Larry and make him withdraw. He's not met a cat, but it would be likely that he's okay with them considering Larry's quiet demeanor.

Some of our dogs are obtained from commercial breeders where they spent their lives getting comfort from their canine friends. Others have come from various situations where they are lacking confidence in humans. In turn, most require another companion dog in their forever home in order for them to feel safe. If you are interested in a particular dog, and do not currently have a dog residing with you, please understand that your home might not be the right fit for many of our dogs.
 
 

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ADOPTION EVENTS:   

Adoption events are updated as the foster home RSVP's to attend. Check back for updates on which events they will be attending. Please understand that all of our pets are in volunteer foster homes and sometimes "life" happens and the foster family cannot make it to their scheduled adoption event. If you are traveling from a far distance to meet a specific animal, please understand we cannot guarantee event attendance. You may wish to consider applying and setting up a private appointment. Private appointments are only scheduled after an application is submitted and approved.

 

ADOPTION PROCEDURE:

The first step in our process is to complete an online adoption application on our website:
Note: In most circumstances Underdog Rescue will only adopt within 60 miles of Minneapolis, MN. 
All of our foster animals can be seen by appointment with an approved adoption application. Contact us at http://www.underdogrescuemn.com/contact-us/ if you have further questions.

 

FOSTER CARE:

All of our animals are fostered in individual homes or doggie daycare facilities. While they are in our care, they are part of our families and given lots of love. We work on training, crate-training and socialization prior to adoption. Each animal's behavior is evaluated and we have a sense of its temperament and personality. We look for adopters who will give each animal the wonderful life and permanent home that he or she deserves. If you have an interest and ability to be a foster home, please visit our website  www.underdogrescuemn.com/foster-applications  and fill out a foster application.

 

NUTRITION:

Nutrition is vital to the rehabilitation and life-long health of our pets.  All of our foster animals are fed a premium diet such as NutriSource, Canidae, Orijen, Nature's Variety, Fromm, Pure Vita, Stella and Chewy's, Primal, or balanced raw diet.  All adopters are required to continue providing premium diets for the life of the animal.

 

YOU CAN HELP:

Not able to foster or adopt right now? Please consider sponsoring an Underdog. Your donation will help us buy dog food and pay for medical costs. Visit this link  www.underdogrescuemn.com/donate to donate. 
(Please note: A Paypal account is not necessary to use Paypal. When you get to the Paypal page, just use the link to the left of their login to make your donation via Paypal without an account.)