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Jack Russell Terrier / Schnauzer / Mixed

Details about Caymus

  • ID D231303
  • Adoption Fee: $550
  • Breed: Jack Russell Terrier / Schnauzer / Mixed
  • Gender: Male
  • Current Weight: 16.0 lb.
  • Estimated Birthdate: 3/18/2023

Caymus's Compatibility Attributes

  • Good with Dogs: Yes
  • Older/Considerate Children Only: Yes
  • Good with Adults: All

Caymus's Personality and Behavioral Qualities

  • Housetrained/Littertrained: No
  • Obedience Trained: Needs Training
  • Likes to Vocalize: Some
  • Energy Level: High
  • Cratetrained: Yes
  • Leashtrained: Yes
  • Reaction to New People: Protective
Other Traits:
    Lap pet, Playful, Plays with Toys

Meet Caymus, an adorable and affectionate puppy who revels in playtime and cuddles. In his foster home, he shares the company of fellow canine companions, finding joy in their playful interactions. Caymus takes breaks from play to seek affection from his human friends, enjoying their company throughout the day.

In search of a loving family, Caymus requires guidance to understand that the world is not a daunting place. Prior to his time in his foster home, he had limited exposure to the outside world, making unfamiliar faces intimidating. During initial encounters, he may display cautiousness and a slight growl. His Texas foster diligently works to address these fears through effective training, advising new acquaintances to give him the space to warm up at his own pace.

Caymus is making excellent progress with potty training, showing improvement on walks and outdoor potty breaks. While he initially had a few indoor accidents, he now wears a belly band as a precaution. Notably, he refrains from wearing it inside his crate during the foster's absence or overnight and has remained accident-free. Behaviorally, he is a devoted snuggler who enjoys closeness with his foster and foster siblings. Some training is recommended to address leash pulling and reinforce basic commands. Caymus engages in playful biting, an area the foster is actively addressing.

He is not food aggressive with other dogs and uses a puzzle bowl to slow down his eating pace. Although he displays some reactivity towards bikers, he is improving and becoming more curious about passersby. Overall, Caymus is a well-tempered pup and would make a wonderful addition to any family. While he would thrive with another canine companion, he can also be content as the only dog with sufficient stimulation and exercise. A fenced yard would be a bonus, as he loves running around in a secure outdoor space.

Currently residing with adults and small dogs in his foster home, Caymus has not been introduced to cats or children.

Caymus is from Texas. If you are interested in getting to know this animal better, please fill out an adoption application. An adoption application is the best way to show your interest in an animal and is not a binding contract.

To learn more about Ruff Start’s adoption process and the care our foster animals receive, please visit our How to Adopt page.

*Rescue puppies are notorious for losing their birth certificates before entering our rescue. We cannot guarantee the breed or size they will be full grown.*

If you'd like to donate towards this pet's care, you can donate to our Animal Care Fund. Our Animal Care Fund supports the medical and veterinary needs for all Ruff Start Rescue animals. You'll be able to enter this pet's name on the second page of the donation form.