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Sparky available for adoption at MCHS

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Sparky is a large mixed breed pup born in 2022 who is looking for his forever home! He has a heart on his nose that foreshadows just how much love he will give you. This cutie loves to run, play fetch, cuddle, ride in the car, and who is very trainable. He walks okay with a harness, but is strong and would benefit from training and exercise to help him burn off his puppy energy. Sparky is a very smart and sweet pup who loves attention and toys. He can be mouthy when excited, but does not bite. He is very affectionate and food motivated.

Sparky is good with other dogs once he gets to know them, and is good with cats that are confident and can hold their own. He is also good with strangers and kids, although he doesn’t always know how to contain his big, wiggly body. Sparky spent some time in a foster home with dogs, cats, ducks, chickens, and small children. His foster family loves him and says he does pretty well with everyone. Sparky would thrive as a family dog or in a home with people who can exercise him, work on manners, and give him all the love and attention he craves!

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.