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Bowie

Breed: Alaskan Sled Dog
Sex: Female

Birthday: July 15, 2006
Rescued: August 17, 2008

Blood Donor: N/A

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Health Issue(s)

  • None

Temperament

  • Very sweet, shy, and intelligent.
  • Bonding may take time, but once bond is established Bowie will be very affectionate.
  • Timid, but will follow the lead of another more confident dog.
  • Eager to train and learn. Bowie has some training in agility and sledding.
  • Loves to run but often checks to see where her person is.
  • Easy to groom and trim nails.

Owner Suitability

  • Best suited to an active family without children due to her shyness.
  • Will require a huge commitment of time to build a trusted relationship with lots of tender loving care.
  • Needs to live in a home with another dog.
  • A fenced yard is a must for Bowie.
  • Has never lived in a house, so house training and dog-proofing will be necessary.
  • Only positive reinforcement should be used to train and interact with this dog.