Ashton is a 5-6 year old male Mioritic Shepherd Cross. He is currently in Moray, Scotland. Once Ashton gets to know you, he always comes for attention and loves having his face stroked and his head ruffled, his favorite bit is on his back by his tail and he will stand for ages and lean into whichever side you’re working on.
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He absolutely loves being brushed, best done outdoors as he loses a lot of hair. Ashton has a little quirk in that he only likes to drink water outdoors. Ashton can live with older dog-savvy children following supervised introductions. Ashton currently lives with a dog and a cat and can continue to do so in his future home with slow and sensible introductions and the ability to separate where required.
Ashton enjoys his walks, he loves to run around in enclosed fields with his doggy pals also. Ashton is strong on the lead and uses a slip lead. Fostering a rescue dog is not something to take on lightly, they need full commitment and a lot of work and patience to allow them to blossom. There may be many challenges to overcome so please ensure full dedication before applying.
Due to Ashton’s breed, he shows territorial traits and is a guardian dog so will require an experienced home. Ashton is fully toilet trained and sleeps well overnight in his own bed. He is not permitted upstairs or on furniture in his current home and this should be adhered to in any future home.
Ashton has not shown any destructive tendencies previously and can be left for periods of 6 hours. Ashton enjoys being in the car. Please understand this can change in a new environment. We always advise sensible and slow introductions to family members and other pets.