Howdy! My name is Gambler and I am about 18 months old. I weigh 15 pounds and am about 11' tall. I was found wandering near a busy highway in the Houston area. I was very dirty, hungry and had bad wounds on my upper body. My beautiful long Papillon coat had to be shaved down so the wounds could heal. I was taken in by a wonderful family who nursed me back to health. They loved me a lot but couldn't keep me because they had other dogs, so they asked PapHaven to find me a good home. I am an active young dog who loves to play and take walks. I am very healthy, eat well, sleep through the night in my crate and I love to bark at the other dogs in the neighborhood. I also bark at any strangers coming into my home so I am a good watch dog. I am learning not to 'mark' in the house. Sometimes I forget so I do wear a belly band in the house. My name is 'Gambler' so I am a BETTING man and I BET that there is a furever family out there who would love me and I BET that they will call PapHaven very soon to adopt me and I BET that they will be very glad that they did. And now a word from my foster mom.................... Gambler is a delightful young dog who loves to play with us and our other dogs. His favorite toys seem to be squeaky ones and we laughingly say that we always know where he is in the house because of the squeaks coming from the toys. His coat was very matted when the other family first found him so his hair had to be cut very short but it is already growing in. His coat will be long as a papillon's should be when it is fully grown out.He has large brown eyes which will melt your heart. He is a mixed breed and is quite muscular and strong. He is also very quick and will bolt out of the door if not watched. I think he would do well with older children but is a little too enthusiastic to be around small children. He loves to play with our small dogs but may be a little rough at times. He appeared nervous when he was introduced to a larger and playful large dog. We have not as yet introduced him to any neighborhood cats so we're not sure how he would react to anyone of the feline persuasion. I think he would be a great addition to an active family and is really ready for a permanent home.
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