Adoptable Dog of the Week - Otis

Angela Vuckovic
by Angela Vuckovic

Smart, sassy, and energetic, this boy will be a perfect companion for all your exciting adventures! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Otis, a 4 years old Australian Shepherd and Catahoula Leopard Dog mix from Brookings, South Dakota. He is neutered, up to date on his vaccines, microchipped, and current on his heartworm, flea, and tick preventatives. Otis does well with bigger dogs, but as a canine with herding instincts, he’d do best in a home without any cats, small animals or dogs, and young children (older kids are perfectly fine).

Otis’ Tale

This stunning pooch is all wiggles and tail wags! He has a happy-go-lucky attitude and a zest for life that makes his positive energy all but contagious. Otis is really a joy to be around, especially if you yourself are an active, outdoorsy person. His high energy levels mean that he does need exercise to stay happy and satisfied – a securely fenced backyard where he could play and explore, or plenty of long walks and outings in nature. Otis is not a good choice if you want a couch potato pet or live in a small apartment and don’t already lead an active lifestyle.

A smart cookie, Otis is already housetrained and has his manners – he’s an exemplary pooch. However, thanks to his genetics, he does have herding instincts, so he’s not the best match for families with small breed dogs, small animals, or small kids. He’ll try to herd anything or anyone smaller than him, so only older children and dogs as big as him or bigger are fine – he can also be the only pet in the household.

If you’ve fallen head over heels for this beautiful boy and think you'd get along perfectly, contact Brookings Regional Humane Society to learn more about him and the adoption process. 

Angela Vuckovic
Angela Vuckovic

A proud mama to seven dogs and ten cats, Angela spends her days writing for her fellow pet parents and pampering her furballs, all of whom are rescues. When she's not gushing over her adorable cats or playing with her dogs, she can be found curled up with a good fantasy book.

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