The picture says it all. These dogs are so tightly bonded that they need to be touching, even in a photograph. They love each other but they also love people, too.
Marley and Zeus are as close as dogs could be. Zeus is deaf and Marley is his anchor. Both dogs are fabulous with everyone — kids, dogs and cats. They both know obedience commands and Zeus knows hand commands. Both dogs would make great running companions — they both have lots of energy and love to run. They also love to play together and while the sounds they make while rough-housing are sometimes scary, it’s just them having fun!
Their owner said:
Both dogs are crate trained and sleep in a large
crate together. They love kongs, squeaky toys, nylabones, they like
blankets to curl up with. Zeus can be rough with cats but not
aggressive towards them (he holds them with his paw to lick them). This has been one of the
hardest decisions I’ve ever made, but I didn’t have a choice. Thank you so
much for helping me and taking care of my dogs when I am unable to.”
She also said that Zeus had been attacked by male dogs when younger so he doesn’t trust them. With proper introduction, he might be okay with another male dog. She said Marley is “dog friendly, cat friendly, farm animal friendly, children friendly. She is her “brother” Zeus’s keeper so to speak.”
And while Zeus can be rough with cats, it’s to hold them down so he can lick them! She said about Zeus:
He knows hand commands such as sit,
down, stay, wait, leave it, off, shake, etc.”
They need a home together as when they are apart, Zeus whines and howls for Marley. It’s especially difficult to find a home for two dogs who must be adopted together.
Both dogs are spayed and neutered and microchipped. They were well cared for until the living situation of their owner changed. It’s apparent from her words that having to give up these dogs was not by choice.
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