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Poor Habs has received little interest since he was first posted. We've updated his post and had professional photos taken in the hopes that he stands out to his future family!

Habs is a big handsome loveable boy who is looking for an active family to call his own. One look into his big brown eyes is all it takes! Beyond his good looks, Habs has so much to offer. He is happy-go-lucky, energetic and loves to cuddle and play with our staff.
He knows many commands such as sit, lie down, wait, and shake a paw! He is eager to please and will thrive in a home that will continue his training to keep him mentally and physically stimulated. He walks well when harnessed and although he can be reactive to squirrels or rabbits on walks, he is easily redirected by a confident handler. While he does have energy to burn, Habs also enjoys his quiet time and is content to relax and just hang out! He absolutely loves to sunbathe in the yard.

Habs is selective in which dogs he does and doesn’t like; a bad encounter with a large male dog (years ago) left him reactive towards most large male dogs, but he has responded well to small dogs and some female dogs. Habs will not be a candidate for dog parks or dog beaches, but may be okay living with another compatible dog.

We recommend a home with previous large dog breed experience with children over the age of 8 years old. Sometimes Habs can get excited and jump up – he is quite large at 87 pounds! As previously mentioned, his new family would also need to be committed to keeping firm boundaries and rules with this boy and continue to work on his reactivity and developing his obedience skills further. Habs would definitely enjoy having a “job” and would benefit from agility or nose work. Habs is a very special dog who has won the hearts of the entire team at RAPS and we think he will win yours too!

For more information about Habs, please contact us at 604-275-2036 or email info@rapsbc.com. ow.ly/fGEj30jDIWQ
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It's because of his name! If it was "oiler" or "Jet" he would have been adopted already! Lol!!!

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Calvin Chan habs and marley

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Is he okay with cats.

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Let's find him a home. Please share

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Kim Boutilier his name though! Meant to be 😏

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RAPS is able to do all we do thanks to volunteers! This National Volunteer Week, to all...

100 Cat Sanctuary volunteers,
42 Shelter volunteers,
35 Thrift Store volunteers,
6 RAPS Animal Hospital volunteers,
and roughly 100 or so volunteers who help out at our special events and activities...

...we salute and thank you all - our amazing, selfless, animal-loving volunteers! THANK YOU!
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