Derek is a caring and avid dog-lover. As a junior in college he bought his own dog and trained her to become an excellent hunter. Having a dog, being in college, and an athlete isn’t easy to balance, but Derek did it with ease.
Derek has been animal lover his whole life. As a little boy, Derek would ask to visit the pet store every time we were in the mall. That love grew to pet ownership of fish, hamsters, cats, and dogs in our family home. When he moved off to college, his part-time job was working at the humane society.
Not a surprise to his parents was the fact that Derek then wanted to adopt them all ...
I'll be very active with your dog
I spent a year working on weekends at the local humane society where I learned a lot of skills on handling just about every type of dog. I gave oral medications, took dogs for walks, cleaned up after them, and generally made sure they enjoyed their time there as much as possible. I have a 2 year old Golden Retriever who requires a lot of attention and love. She loves walks and playing with toys ...
What Derek would like to know about your dog
Any general habits they may have (likes to nap, has a lot of energy, eating schedules). No breed preferences, just medium size dogs and up.