Murphy: 5 year old neutered lab mix (lab/doberman/shepard) 65 lbs
Hello! My name is Murphy and I am looking for loving owners who will give me just as much love and affection as my mom has over the past 4 years. She is very sad to have to give me up but unfortunately she has to move into a new apartment which is not dog friendly and will not be able to take me with her.
As you can see I am quite a cutie pie, people always stop and tell my mom what a handsome boy I am. Besides being good looking, I truly am an affectionate and loyal companion. I have all the energy of a lab puppy but I am very calm inside the house, I don't bark inside, destroy anything, steal socks or chew anything except my own toys. I also live with two kitty friends who I get along with just fine.
I am crate trained and house broken. It would be great if I can move into a house with an enclosed backyard so I can spend more time outside. I do need to be kept in an enclosed area as I have been known to run off if I'm not on my leash and I am fast and very hard to catch up with. Since my mom lives in an apartment I have been an indoor dog since she adopted me and I sleep either on the side of her bed or on my own doggy bed. Sometimes I even like to curl up in my crate as there is always a comfy pillow in there for me.
I get along with people and love attention. I'll admit I do sometimes get overly excited when I see new faces and I can't help but jump all over them. I am a bit strong and I don't know my own strength, but I mean no harm I just want to show my affection. I was in training classes when I was first adopted but there are still a few commands I'm a little shaky with like 'down' but my vet says that even though I'm not a puppy anymore I am very smart and I learn quickly.
I like other dogs and love to play, even with smaller dogs. The only time I might bark at another dog is if they start aggressively barking at me because I admit I can be a big scaredy cat.
I am up to date on all my vaccinations and am healthy, my mom has taken very good care of me. I am heartworm free and take a dual heartworm/flea prevention every month.
If you are interested in me please please contact my mom, she would be happy to have you meet me or answer any of your other questions. She is devastated that she has to give me up and wants to find me the best home she can.
cell phone: (650) 224-9371