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Therapy Dog Rufus

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Rufus loves long walks, play time, prime rib bones, and BBQ. He is a sweetheart; loves to cuddle; hates to sleep alone; loves floor time; plays gently with his toys; and is content laying on his bed or the couch. Rufus is people-oriented and tends to stay close to where we gather. He responds to gentle verbal suggestions; definitely a smuggler! When we walk through the door, Rufus is there to eagerly greet us. His whole body wiggles and will often playfully pick up a shoe or toy to try to make you chase/engage him. He makes coming home a lot of fun!

Things that make him an easy dog…
*Without a dog door, he is wonderful at letting us know when he needs to go outside or when his water dish goes empty
*He’s not a barker
*He’s easy to train and self-manages very well when home alone

Rufus is gentle, but he comes with a lot of fear. Although great with people that he knows, he is fearful of introductions and gets anxious in unpredictable/unstructured situations.

Location: Tampa, Florida
Registration Number: 336
Breed: Doberman
Experience: 20-50 Visits.
  • My Dog Obeys The "Sit" Command
  • My Dog Obeys The "Stay" Command
  • My Dog Obeys The "Down" Command
Traveling Distance: Up To 20 Miles Outside My Zip Code (33613)
Availability: Available Most Days
Visit Fee: I Accept Voluntary Donations
Payment Methods:
  • Donations Accepted Via My PayPal Account Or Major Credit Cards
Virtual Visits Available Via:
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  • Facetime
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Rufus's Owner
Alex Taylor

I love dogs and people who loves dogs. That’s why I want to help people that are in needs of a nice time.

My dog and I have been visiting friends in hospitals and in their houses. I think is time to take it to the next level and help people in my city.