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Gabriel was taken into foster care in 2009. I have been fostering him for the past 5 years. Gabriel was an owner surrender when he was a year old, given to a shelter. He came from the Milwaukee, WI area. Gabriel came into foster care as a very abused pup, having brain damage and swelling of the brain. After being on Phenobarbitol for 4 years, his seizures have stopped and he has been Pheno free for the past year. Gabriel is currently taking Prozac to keep him calm. The abuse he endured his first year of life has left him with many fears. He is deathly afraid of brooms, mops, and any type of balls(basketballs, soccer balls and children's toy balls). Our Vet had said that these instruments may be the cause of his brain damage and fears.
Gabriel will not be adopted out to a family with children. Children tend to scare him and we can not guarantee him not reacting badly towards them.
He needs a dog savvy family consisting of adults only where he will get the respect he is so deserving of. He is a lover, gives the best kisses and loves being a lap pup. He is leash trained and looks forward to his walks.
Gabriel is currently being fed twice daily, and his food must consist of a grain free diet. He is house trained and crate trained, he is current on his vaccinations, Heartgard and Frontline Plus.