CT Humane Society Pet of the Week

CT Humane Society Pet of the Week

Teddy is an 8-month-old neutered male standard poodle/cavalier king charles mix. 

~ I can live in a single-family home, condos and apartments considered.

~ I am a high-energy kind of dog and am looking for a home where I can get lots of exercise every day.

~ I want to live with kids over the age of 12, pending a meet and greet. I can be a little shy and want to be with people who can read my body language. 

~ I have not had much experience with cats or dogs but am willing to consider sharing my home with a furry friend, pending a meet and greet.

~My coat is very beautiful, but it will need routine grooming for preventing matting! 

Small non-terrier breeds (Chin, Maltese, MinPin, Papillon, Peke, Pomeranian, Poodle, Pug, Shih Tzu, ChiChi, Etc.)
a. When full grown, these are typically small dogs.
b. They often make great companions for condominium or apartment living as they do not require much space to receive proper exercise.
c. Small dogs sometimes choose to compensate for their size with big personalities.
d. Small dogs are just as capable of learning and being trained as any other dog. Because they are small, training and socialization are very important to help these pups realized that, although bigger then they are, new people and other animals should be welcome friends.
e. They are affectionate, sociable and adaptable to a wide range of lifestyles.

Because they can be so affectionate, some toy breeds may enjoy living with children but many are not be sturdy enough for the unskilled handling or play style of younger children.