Lennon Steele

Lennon is a typical, young lab: bouncy, playful, and eager for attention.

Last updated: Feb. 20, 2019

Base Info:

  • Arrival date: January 21, 2019
  • Breed: Black Lab
  • Sex: Male
  • Age: Young, Adult, Mature, Senior
  • Weight: @ 50
  • Neutered: Yes
  • General Health: Excellent, Good, Fair, Poor
  • Temperament: Typical lab: playful and goofy.
  • Gets Along with Dogs: Yes
  • Gets Along with People: Yes
  • Housebroken: No
  • Crate Trained: Yes
  • Departure date: Undetermined

History

Lennon was picked up as a stray.  He was an emaciated 36 pounds.  Newport Animal Control put some weight back on him and he’s looking good and looking for a home.

Progress Notes:

Detailed update notes on our foster dogs are posted regularly. For a listing of updates that include Lennon [click here]. A summation is included below.

Dog to Dog Behavior

  • Plays well with other dogs
    Yes
  • Can eat food/treats near other dogs
    No

Dog to People Behavior

  • Is affectionate: Yes
  • Jumps up on people: Yes (boxes)
  • Mouths: Yes
  • Walks well on a leash: No 

House Dog Training

  • Willingly enters his crate: Yes
  • Is calm/quiet while in crate: Yes
  • Understands going outside to potty
    No
  • Alerts me of need to go outside
    No
  • Is destructive of bedding and/or toys
    Yes (when bored)
  • Refrains from kitchen counter cruising
    No / Yes
  • Stays off people furniture: No / Yes

Commands:

  • Comes when called: Sometimes
  • Sits on command: Sometimes (this seems to be painful for him).
  • Down / Off: No
  • Shake / Paw: No
  • Crates on command: Yes

Medical

  • DA2PP: 11/26/2018 (Newport Animal Control)
  • DA2PP Boooster: 12/15/2019 (N.A.C.)
  • Bordatella: 11/2612018 (N.A.C.)
  • Wormed: 12/15/2018, Pyrantel Pamoate: 4.7 cc (N.A.C.)
  • Rabies: Jan 16, 2019 (Claws & Paws)
  • Neuter: Jan 16, 2019 (Claws & Paws)
  • Heartworm Test: Jan. 16, 2019 – NEGATIVE (Claws & Paws)
  • Flea/Tick preventative:
    .        Jan 25, NexGard, 50+ Lbs.
  • Heartworm preventative:
    .        Jan 16, 2019, HeartGuard
    .        Feb 20, 2019 NuHeart

Other Notes:

Had Demodectic Mange.  NexGuard, Cephalexin, and medicated shampooing got rid of it.

Found Lennon has pretty bad dysplasia in right hip.  Femur reconstruction or amputation of the leg will be required at some point.

Gallery

In roughly chronological order, newest at the bottom. Click the thumbnails to enlarge. Some pictures are linked to a Doggy Tale or video about Lennon, click those to open the related story or video.

 

Lennon, when he was picked up

Lennon, way too skinny.

Lennon’s NAC Promo photo

Lennon’s first civilized truck ride. (video)

Is that a UPS truck coming?!

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