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Code: BFT2022


In shelter Dog

Raleigh, NC, 27512
Pet name:
Oh hey, new friend! My name is Lanky, and I am an 8-10 year-old hound mix. I am 70
pounds of goofy, loveable charm. I had a rough start during the fall while I was treated
for heartworm, but Im feeling SO much better. I love that I can run and play with other
dogs at the dog park now!

My favourite place is to be right by your side and involved with whatever youre doing! I
would do really well in a home where Im not left alone in my crate for too long during
the day. I am crate trained, but its not my favourite place when I am all by myself. 

The best time of the day is mealtime and I love to get a few yummy treats throughout
the day. I am obsessed with food and I get so excited that I jump around when its time
to eat! I also love to go on walks with my foster mom. My foster mom is working on
giving me a little bit of extra training with the leash, so I dont pull too much when I see
something exciting.

Id love a home with a yard to run and chase if I have a little extra energy, but I would
also be happy in an apartment with daily walks and lots and lots of toys to chew on. I
would be best as an only dog or in a home with another big dog - I can play too rough
sometimes for small dogs! I am great with children but would do best in a home with all
adults so that rules can be set and followed for me. I havent been around cats too
much but would probably want to play with them too much.

Ive heard people say that I have something called ""sundowners syndrome."" They say it is essentially doggy dementia. Because of this I get nervous when the sun goes down, and I must go into the crate at nighttime because I get spooked sometimes. I should not share bed space with others because of this. This is a non-negotiable rule for my forever home, and luckily, I do great in the crate overnight!

If you are in need of a gentle giant with a goofy side, look no further! I am your guy, and
I just cant wait to meet you!!

Watch Lankys videos by copying and pasting the following URLs:

Lanky Plays with Pals: 
Lanky Snoozes: 
Lanky Snoozes Take 2: 
Lanky the Lap Dog: 
Lanky Loves Pets: 

I am neutered, up to date on vaccinations, microchipped, have been dewormed, and am current on my monthly flea/tick and heart worm preventatives. My adoption fee is $325. If you think I could be the one for you, please fill out an adoption application on our website: Thank you!

 ***Please Note: All the available dogs listed on our website are getting spoiled in private foster homes. If someone has caught your eye and you wish to arrange a meet and greet, we do need you to fill out the adoption application. When your adoption application is received our screening team will verify the information given. Once your application has been confirmed and approved, we will be send the approved application to the foster parent for review to determine if your home is a good match for the dog. In the event one lucky dog receives multiple applications, please know we do not select based on a first come basis. We try our best to select the best-fit for our animals and families. ***
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