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Jackson is a funny, sweet boy, adopted 2 years ago from The Last Resort. He's about 2.5 years old, and we think he's a border collie/boxer mix. He's about 60 lbs now. He gets along great with other dogs & with cats. We think he'd be fine with older kids (more predictable, able to understand he doesn't love being grabbed). He doesn't jump up on people (unless you're playing with him and rile him up).
He can be nervous and slow to warm up to people, but he's an awesome dog once he gets comfortable. He does have some separation anxiety, but with some TLC and consistency, he will be OK. We rely on giving him lots of exercise (walks on the Gentle Leader), Rescue Remedy, ThunderShirt & lots of chew time and puzzle toys to help keep him happy (we can leave him for up to 4-5 hours with no real problems). He loves chasing a stick, a frisbee or a ball (but he probably won't bring it back to you--and if he does, he'll play keep away rather than let you throw it again).
He's completely house trained (there are only accidents when he's been sick), doesn't bark or make much noise (our new neighbors didn't know we had a dog until they saw us with him), and is pretty happy go lucky. He's not food or toy aggressive, but he will do anything for a treat. He will go in his crate to chill out, or to wait for his food, but he doesn't do well crated when we leave him. He's great in the car (once he scrambles up into the back seat), happy to curl up and rest. Baby gates work great with him--if you're home, you can prop it in front of doorways you want him to stay out of (but if you leave him home, make that gate secure! He won't jump over it, but he would skootch it out of the way if he could).
He is up to date on all shots, flea & tick and heartworm medications--we can provide vet records from the last 2 years. Jax would do great with a patient family that has a consistent schedule--he would be a great second dog so he has some company when you have to leave him home.