Sex: Male

ID Number: 6743

Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat)

Age: 9 Months (Birthdate: 8/19/2022)

Size: 41.6 lbs. (Large)

Other: Neutered, Vaccinations current, Microchip

Housetrained: No

Exercise: Moderate Exercise Needed

Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor Only

New People: Friendly

Dog Friendly: Yes

Adoption Fee: $250

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If you are a previous adopter or have already completed the application and home visit process and received confirmation that you were approved, email: adoptioncoords@4luvofdog.org

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Learn More About Hemi

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Name: Hemi
Size: (Once fully grown) ~ Large range:  61-100 lbs 
Adoption Donation: $250 (applicable sales tax included) Adoption fees may be paid by cash or check.  
Other: Neutered Male, Vaccinations current, Microchip 

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- A $50 @Down Dog Studio Certificate

- A $25 @Natural Pet Center Certificate

- An ID tag for the adopted dog


Hemi is a sweet guy who deserves a home that loves him and gives him lots of treats.


Foster Home Feedback 

04/04/2023 Foster Feedback: “Hey Guys, it’s Hemi! I am still looking for my forever home, and I need your help in finding it. Listen, I like it at my foster mom and dad’s place, but I need a place of my own with a fabulous fur sibling or two to play with because I love love LOVE to play!”

Hemi loves the snow and being outside, he would play out there for hours if his foster fur brothers would play that long. He’s very curious and figured out how much fun it is to go over the snow piles next to the fence and visit the neighbors. We had to shovel a large patch of snow away from the fence so he couldn’t go visiting anymore. Hemi really loves our neighbors, especially the little boy next door - he has some cool toys to share. Speaking of toys, he LOVES toys, especially those with squeakers. He also loves kongs, especially when they are filled with peanut butter or cheese. When he’s finished cleaning the kongs up, he likes to throw them around and play with them. He also enjoys a good bone while relaxing in his kennel or on the couch. Hemi loves his kennel, and he will go inside very nicely when there is a treat in it or when he wants to enjoy some time away from his crazy foster family. He would rather sleep in his kennel at night with the door open than be on the bed with us.

Hemi is still working really hard at doing his business outside, but there are still a few issues to work out, like when we don’t pick up on his cues. He loves the snow and playing so much that he forgets the real reason that he went outside, and then has accidents when he comes back in. We’ve found that if we limit his water intake, he doesn’t have as many accidents. But he’s making great progress and will be so much better when the snow is gone.

We keep telling him it’s a good thing he’s so handsome because he’s definitely not a rocket scientist. He hasn’t quite figured out how to get up on our bed, but we think he just pretends because he wants us to pick him up and put him there. And then he jumps back down and repeats the process… it must be a fun game for him!

Hemi loves car rides once he’s in the car, and he sits nicely in the backseat or passenger seat. He’s a little fearful of being on the leash, so he needs some work with that still. That’s why he loves having a fenced in backyard! But he love treats and is very motivated to learn. Right now, he’s working on doing his business outside, sit, stay, go lay down, kennel, and who is a good boy!! He’s got the “who is a good boy” down pat, but still working really hard and making great strides in the rest of his curriculum.

Please help Hemi find his new and forever home!

3/4/2023 Foster Feedback: Hemi has had a difficult start in life. He was found, as a stray, with two other dogs next to a 4th dog--their friend--who had been hit by a car and died. He came into my home on February 19th, Daytona 500 Sunday, hence his name, where he continues to grow and make huge strides every day. 
When he first came into my home, this poor boy had no idea what a home life consisted of, like how to act in a home and be a puppy. Through my two fur boys (and treats), Hemi has learned how to play with other dogs, enjoy toys, and make considerable strides in potty training. 
Hemi is not entirely potty trained, but who can blame him for not wanting to go outside to do business when it is cold and in a blizzard? He continues to work hard on potty training and uses potty pads with almost near precision. Sometimes he will give cues on when he needs to go outside by whining and running to the door, sometimes, the signals are subtle, and you will only know after he has done his business and was trying to tell you he needs to go out.
This boy loves his food and treats and will do just about anything for something to eat; therefore, he should be easy to train. After about five minutes in our home, he figured out where the treats were and how to get into them, so they were moved into containers with lids. He loves his food so much that he swallows it whole and in big gulps, so for a short period, I used a slow feeder/puzzle dish, which slowed him down a little. He is now fed using a rubber treat ball or a kong, so he has to work for his food, slowing him down to a more normal pace. 
Because of space issues in our home, right now, we are not using a kennel for him. Occasionally, he will be left home alone with my two fur boys, and other than shredding a potty pad or two, he has been fine to go unkenneled.
He gets along great with other dogs and everyone that has met him. People who meet him fall in love with his squishy face and his love for humans. This little guy loves attention and will whine when he can't be beside you. He likes to snuggle briefly at night, then spend the rest sleeping in front of the patio door, guarding the backyard. I have two grumpy fur boys who like to be left alone, and he has managed to worm his way into making them both play with him. Making friends with these two major grumps is challenging, so kudos to Hemi! He has a unique talent; at night, when you are sleeping, he likes to wake me up by squeaking the squeaky toys until I get out of bed to let him outside to eat snow and dig out buried toys.
If you are looking for a cuddle buddy to keep you warm or a tv buddy, Hemi is your perfect match. He would love to curl up next to you and eat popcorn while watching a movie.

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