1 ½ years old
*If you are interested in Sawyer, please complete our adoption application which can be found here:
Hello there future friends! Let me introduce myself… My name is Sawyer. I am a super adorable 1 ½ year old terrier mix. I came into rescue when my previous owners realized they couldn’t care for me anymore. I know I'm a special boy, so I kept my head held high and made my way to a wonderful foster home, where I have been settling in over the last several weeks. In my old home I spent most of my time outdoors, which made me sad because I really just wanted to be with my family all the time. Need to make your morning coffee? I’m there! Want to go for a walk or hike? Don’t you worry, I’ll make sure you don’t forget me! I am the ultimate adventure buddy and velcro doggie.
I didn’t get the opportunity to meet many new dogs, people, or to be introduced to new environments, so change makes me a bit nervous. Loud noises and quick movements scare me, but wanna know a secret? Treats are the way to my heart! So, just provide me with that yummy snack and all is forgiven. I take a little while to warm up and get spooked when people try to pet me on the top of my head, but give me chin scratches and a few hours to get comfortable and I’ll warm right up! Once I’m settled in I love attention and will happily cuddle up next to you on the couch. I adjust to whatever mood my people are in. If you want to go for a long hike or outdoor adventure, I’m game, but I can also be a very easy-going doggie who’s just happy to hang out with you. All I want is an active family to love, and spend time with.
Despite living outdoors in my old home, I have great house manners. I am good about telling my foster mom when I need to go potty, though I will need some time and direction in my new home until I get on a schedule and know where I am supposed to go potty. I love my daily walks and am very smart. I may be a little timid, but I pick new things up very quickly and with some more exposure, I will be an even better companion… If that’s even possible! I would greatly benefit from going to training classes with my forever family and accompanying them on different things to help boost my confidence.
I do well with other dogs, but because I haven't had a lot of socialization, I don’t really understand social cues around other dogs. I would do well in a home with a confident, non-dominant, mellow dog, or as an only pup with lots of socialization opportunities! Totally sold myself, right? I can’t wait to find my dream family! If you think you could be the forever family I’ve been waiting for, and I sound like the right doggie for you, please fill out an adoption application here: Adoption Application and my people will get back to you.
NOTE: Sawyer's adoption fee is $500
He is being fostered in Redondo Beach, CA.
BEFORE PROCEEDING, PLEASE READ: • Home visits are required prior to being considered for adoption. • Completed application and approved home visit do NOT guarantee adoption • We receive many more applications than we do dogs, so some people will be disappointed. We may receive over 100 inquiries for a single, highly desirable dog! • We do not ship our dogs