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Greetings, my name is Jack and I am a local surrender. I am sweet, friendly and I love belly rubs. I guess you could call me a love bug. I enjoy people and other dogs. Cat’s I really do not care for and would like a home free from them. When I was just a tiny baby I was surrendered in Georgia, I was covered in icky things with a very badly infected eye they had to remove. Now I have grown into a super handsome teenager. I really am a great boy and I deserve a great home!”
3/16/2018: We get a lot of questions here about Jack’s missing eye. It doesn’t seem to bother him that he only has one eye but he can startle easily if he can’t see or hear your coming. He was adopted by a very nice family but he just couldn’t get along with their cat. He has some dog pals here at the shelter that he does pretty well with but he can play rough at times. He’s learning not to be protective of his food and water bowls and getting better at it every day. Jack would be too much for a family with young kids right now but maybe just right for a family with older teenagers who have the energy to burn playing with Jack. He is going to need some training but it’ll be a small investment for a wonderful companion like Jack.
2/28/2018: Handsome Jack was adopted out of the shelter but returned to us because he is not able to live in a home with cats. Jack did well with their older dog but his energy was too much for their dog. He loves playing with bigger dogs his size but doesn’t seem to be a fan of smaller dogs like Corgis and Chihuahuas. Jack has been on a walkabout in downtown Salem and really had a great time. He did very well on his leash and was lovable and affectionate with everyone he met.