Hi, I'm Rocky. I’ve been adopted!

Boston Terrier | Senior | Male | Medium

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About Me

Rocky was adopted November of 2017!

Watch me run!

Rocky is a 27lb neutered Boston Terrier who is 9 years old. No one told Rocky he’s a senior — he behaves like a dog half his age. In fact his favorite playmate was a 9 month Coonhound!

Rocky came to us 5lbs heavier but he’s been on a highly nutritious diet that includes grain-free kibble, real vegetables and fruit and fish oil and he loves it! His coat has improved drastically too. The vet says he’s now at an ideal weight and he has no health issues. Rocky has not had a house-training lapse in the 2 months in his foster home.

Rocky is very social and loves to hang out and wrestle with other dogs. His favorite game with people or dogs is tug-of-war. Sometimes dogs think he’s messing with them when he barks or takes their toy but he’s really just inviting them to play chase or tug:). Rocky likes to communicate vocally.

Even though Rocky is a little guy he loves to run (see video) and needs a fenced yard. He also needs companionship so homes where family is away for relatively short periods and who have a compatible dog are ideal.

My Profile

  • Age: 9 yrs
  • Weight: 27 lbs
  • Good with kids: Yes
  • Good with dogs: Yes.
  • Good with cats: Unsure
  • Fenced yard: Required, but a short fence is fine
  • Suitable for townhouse and/or apartment: Not OK for townhouse or apartment
  • House trained: Yes.
  • Crate trained: Yes.
  • Barks when left alone: Not sure.
  • Chews inappropriate items: No
  • Training: I know the basic commands: Sit. Stay. Come.
  • Activity level: Active.

Meet Me

If you are interested in Rocky. I’ve been adopted!, consider letting us know by filling out a (no obligation) adoption application. Please consult our Adoption FAQ before contacting us.

NOTE: We are an all volunteer group and do not operate a shelter. All of our animals are in foster homes. We are unable to place our animals outside of the Baltimore/DC area.

Rocky is NOT expecting to attend the next adoption show, October 28th at the Bowie PetSmart, although there is always the chance that plans may need to change at the last minute.