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Entered: 09/16/2013
Status: Adopted
Age: 4
Color: Black/White
Weight: 28 lbs.
Gender: Altered Male
Location: Goochland, VA
Health: UTD, HW-, good in all areas
Temperament: Good with people as young as 12, good with other dogs, unknown with cats

Onyx's Story . . .
Original:  “Onyx is a lovely, lively, and friendly field bred Springer with a natural tail.”
This youngster was pulled from a South Carolina shelter after being left there by his family who did not even leave his name.  What a lucky boy that MAESSR was contacted to give him a loving foster home and a truly unique moniker!
Onyx is a lovely, lively, and friendly field bred Springer with a natural tail.  He responds best to positive reinforcement and gets upset if he is scolded. 
He had a few accidents in his temporary foster home, but has done great in his current foster home—good boy!   He knows “sit,”  “down,”  “come,” and “kennel up” (get in crate).—smart boy!   Since he is such a little twerp, counter-surfing is beyond him.  He wants to please his people more than anything so he is easy to train.
Onyx loves to ride in the car, and he is excellent on a leash.  Although he can be a bit shy when first meeting people, once he learns they are o.k., he
is all over them—Springer love!  He was very well behaved at the groomer’s and the vet. 
The Springer with the waggley tail has done well with the other dogs in his foster home although he does not like the more dominant of the resident
dogs.  He likes to play fetch and carry around soft toys.
This little boy has a HUGE heart and is looking for someone he can spend time cuddling with and giving kisses.  He is a great kisser!  Are you ready to
give and get some extra special Springer love in a pint-sized edition?