Jack

KEY STATISTICS:

  • Est. birth date: 04/2009
  • Male, neutered
  • 19 lbs
  • Microchipped
  • Heartworm negative
  • Current on vaccinations
  • Adoption Fees

Jack is fostered in Omaha, Nebraska.

Jack is a playful 8-year-old shiba.  He is timid around new people, but warms up with some patience.  Because of this, he will need a little extra time to develop trust in his humans.  Jack has been growing leaps and bounds in this area since arriving at his foster home.

Jack absolutely loves to strut his stuff on walks and absolutely loves being outside.  He walks very well with a leash and harness.  A securely fenced in yard is a must since Jack both startles easy and loves to chase small furry intruders.  When inside, Jack loves to cuddle on the couch or play independently with his toys.

Jack is also house trained and has not had any accidents in his foster home.  He is also trustworthy with free roams, and will prance around to greet his humans when they return home.  Jack is also comfortable using his crate as a safe space.

Jack has had a previous injury to his left knee.  The vet indicated it was an old injury that has since healed, and does not need surgery.  However, arthritis has begun to kick in and he is a little stiff if he hasn’t been moving for a while.  Jack's new home will need to ensure he gets joint supplements to avoid further damage.  Jack also has a grain allergy and will need grain free food to avoid irritation.

Jack shows interest in other dogs, but does not like when they get in his face.  Jack would also do well in a home with no small children.  If you are willing to open your home to this handsome fella, please email her foster mom at kmdorn4@huskers.unl.edu to learn more.


AN APPLICATION AND HOME VISIT MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO ADOPTION. 

Any one interested in adopting this dog must first complete an adoption application indicating the name of the dog(s) they are interested in learning more about.  Once the adoption application is received, our adoption coordinator will contact you.  You must respond to this email to set up your home visit and complete the approval process.  The entire adoption process is outlined on our web site.


NOTE: Due to the breed's independent and prey driven nature, Shibas should ALWAYS be leashed whenever they are outside of a securely fenced area.  In addition, many Shibas are door bolters and care should be taken around doors and other escape points.