Update 2.27.16: Foster family wanted to share the adventures of Wilson, the 150+ lb Corso that thinks he’s a lap dog! “His legs are gangly, his head a bit large, paws more like hooves….stands tall as a giant when he shows his excitement!! Wiggles like a worm and falls on the floor, legs up in the air & drool galore….He’s one handsome man, intently guarding the castle doors, so strangers beware! He’s as strong as goliath & needy as a toddler, he can be as lovable as a teddy & as fierce as a tiger. When he thuds to the floor it sounds as though he may crash through. We love our dear Wilson, oh yes we do!!”
CCR welcomed this handsome hunk of burning love into the family today, Saturday February 20, 2016. Wilson has been transported to a fabulous foster home and as soon as they have some time with him we will update his bio. CCR assures that Wilson is a Corso even though he is the size of a a small pony and trots like a horse…he is a dog! LOL!!!
Intake Information: Wilson came into a MI shelter as a stray approximately 1 month ago. After some investigative work, the animal control was able to locate his owner who relinquished his rights to ownership stating a reason of ‘unable to care for him’. Other than Wilson’s very thin state and lack of vetting, he appears to be in fairly good physical shape giving indication that he has primarily been an indoor dog. He is crate-trained and housebroken but light on behavior and leash manners. All of which will be addressed during CCR’s fostering and boot camp processes (LOL). Wilson is a very BIG boy standing about 6 feet tall when on his hind legs and will be well over 150 lbs. While in the shelter and with proper introduction, Wilson became good buddies with a 100 lb female who was often seen frolicking in the yard with. It didn’t take long for shelter employees to become smitten with Wilson rallying for a reputable breed specific rescue’s support; it was their plea for this “really great dog” in which CCR just knew we needed to help him so we welcomed him into the family. Wilson has not been evaluated with male dogs or cats. Because of Wilson very large stature, lack of manners, and information gathered during his 1 month stay at the shelter, CCR prefers applicants be confident leaders with breed experience, if children, they be over 12 years of age, and if another dog, it be a female of similar size, stature, and stamina as Wilson is still very puppy like in his behaviors and we don’t want any little ones being knocked over or trampled by our little trotting pony!! This very handsome brindled boy is about 2 years old.
Wilson has been completely vetted, neutered, micro-chipped, and is current on heartworm and flea/tic prevention. If you are interested in adopting Wilson, please complete an application and we will process as quickly as possible
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