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Flash has a new home

Flash is an 18 month old, liver and white male looking for a loving, patient home for Christmas.

Flash was found by a friendly hunter in a local game preserve in southern New Jersey. Unfortunately, the hunter couldn't keep him so he brought him to a family he knew was involved in German Shorthair Pointer rescue, hoping to find him a home. The hunter said Flash joined up with him early in the morning and hunted with him the entire day. He proved to be a good hunting partner, finding birds with ease but letting his excitement get the best of him, which resulted in him flushing birds too quickly. This behavior is typical of a dog Flash's age and can easily be corrected with time, patience and training.

Flash's foster family reports he is wary of strangers and needs some time to build up trust. During the week he has been with them, he has become more comfortable with his foster people. He now happily greets them and has become quite attached to their teenage daughter, who feeds him and spends time with him. His foster homes feels that he probably had some bad training experiences, which resulted in his timidness but luckily, that hasn't affected his excitement for hunting.

Flash's foster father says he becomes very excited, animated, and ready to hunt at the sound of shotgun and he hopes to test Flash's hunting ability in the near future.

Flash is crate trained and gets along well with other dogs. He is quiet and rides well in a vehicle.

If you're looking for a hunting buddy and you have the patience to work with a young dog in order to bring out the best of his hunting ability, Flash would make a perfect addition to your family!!

Uploaded on Monday, December 04, 2000 by carrie sablone, e-mail: carrie.sablone@pointerrescue.org