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Breed: Rhodesian RidgebackSiberian Husky Cross
Sex: Male

Birthday: July 3, 2008
Rescued: May 5, 2010
Re-homed: July 29, 2012

Status: Adopted


Health Issue(s)

  • None


  • Very friendly and extremely active.
  • Loves attention and enjoys cuddling for long periods of time.
  • Loves to run, play and catch.
  • Extremely intelligent.
  • Easily trained and highly motivated by food, so he learns fast.
  • Consistency and reinforcement is a key factor as he can get excitable.
  • Without outlets for his energy Dozer will display some obsessive behaviour.
  • Good with other dogs but is influenced by their behaviour. Given the opportunity he will play rough.
  • No food or toy guarding tendencies.
  • Grooming is not a issue, except when it comes time to do his nails.
  • Best walked with a Haltie. Has a tendency to pull with a flat collar.
  • Bug season is a difficult time for Dozer. He hates that they buzz around him.

Owner Suitability

  • Needs to be part of an active home where he is totally involved in all the activities.
  • Needs a family that will keep up with his energy level.
  • Older children could help to expel some of his get-up-and-go.
  • Fenced yard is a must.