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Louie available for adoption at MCHS

Mixed Breed (Large)


67.0 lbs

2 years, 3 months

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With his wrinkly face and smile from ear to ear, Louie turns heads wherever he goes! This handsome boy is a fun-loving, happy boy looking for someone who loves to laugh and play around. Louie’s true passion in life is TOYS. He loves fetching tennis balls, chewing on Kongs, solving treat puzzles, and most of all- squeaky toys. He is also very intelligent, trainable, and eager to please. He is very good at “sit”, “shake”, and “down,” and learns new tricks with ease.

Louie was transferred to us from Stanislaus Animal Services due to overpopulation, and has settled in nicely at our shelter. Louie would make the perfect adventure buddy as he is great in the car and ready for fun at all times. He is super friendly and loves making new friends wherever he goes. Although he is strong, he walks well on a leash with a harness. He gets along with most dogs, and would need an introduction for any future housemates. Louie is a sweet dog ready to give his heart and soul to whoever makes him theirs. Come meet Louie and see for yourself!

Cleared by Vet Clare

All animals receive medical care from our vet, Dr Clare Bartholomew. Animals are spay or neutered as necessary, in order to help reduce pet over population. This a full exam, vaccinations, flea and tick control and a microchip.

Dogs have been domesticated for thousands of years and are now considered to be man’s best friend. However, the origins of domesticated dogs are not entirely clear and there are several theories about how they came to be domesticated.

One theory is that dogs were originally domesticated by early humans for their hunting abilities. Wolves, which are the ancestors of modern dogs, were likely attracted to the camps of early humans because of the abundance of food. As the wolves became more accustomed to human presence, they may have been domesticated and trained to assist in hunting.

Another theory is that dogs were domesticated for their ability to protect early human settlements. Wolves are naturally territorial animals and may have been tamed by early humans to serve as guard dogs for their camps and homes.

There is also evidence to suggest that dogs were domesticated for their companionship. Early humans may have formed close bonds with wolves, eventually leading to the domestication of the animals.

Regardless of the exact reason for their domestication, it is clear that dogs have played a crucial role in human society for thousands of years. They have been used for a variety of purposes, including hunting, protection, and companionship. Today, dogs are kept as pets in nearly every corner of the world and are beloved by people of all ages.

In conclusion, the origins of domesticated dogs are not entirely clear, but it is likely that they were domesticated for their hunting abilities, protective nature, and companionship. Today, dogs continue to play a vital role in human society and are an important part of many people’s lives.

Coming soon: common behaviors explained.

Most of our dogs receive Diamond Naturals Dog Food (dry) and Blue Buffalo (wet).

Coming soon: Information about common vaccinations medications, treatments and conditions.