When housetraining a newly adopted dog, never end walks or playtime right after your dog relieves itself. Some pets, longing for more attention, will actually "hold it" until they're back at home and need to go out again.read more
Breed: Maltese Mix
Owner: Katie and Mike Cocco
Hometown: Nutley, NJ
Likes: Food, laps, ear scratchers
Katie and Mike Cocco says:
My husband and I adopted Sherman almost two years ago. He was an older dog, close to 10 years old (best guess) but full of life and incredibly affectionate. He had been neglected, and then passed from shelter to shelter because of his age. Shermie had all but two of his teeth removed, and so is on a soft diet- but it's never stopped him from eating as much as he can as quickly as he can! Adopting Sherman was the best decision Mike and I ever made. We don't know what we ever did without his doggy smile and zest for life. There's no better companion for our family than this little guy.
Dog heights generally range from a few inches at the withers to around: