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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Kinston Needs A Home

Name - Kinston

Primary breed - Black and Tan Hound

Secondary breed - Hound Mix

Gender - Male

Spayed/Neutered? Neutered

Date of Birth or Age - 8 months

Weight - approx 65 pounds will get bigger

House-trained? No

Crate-trained? No

Good with cats? Unknown

Good with small/young children? He is not aggressive, but he may knock a child over.  Older kids would be prefered.

Reaction to new people - Big boy with lots of energy.  Sweet and gets along with other dogs

Activity level: Very Active

Likes to vocalize: Yes, Will Bark

Obedience training:  Training still needed

Does the dog know any commands? Unknown

Can jump fences?  Unknown

Dog has the following behaviors/personality traits: 

• Loves to play with people and all dogs - very active - still in puppy years

Dog has the following compatibility qualities: 

  • Needs a person willing to spend the time training him.  He is big and doesn't realize his own strength.  However, not a mean bone in his body.

Kinston is a big puppy who doesn't know his own strength.  He was likely bred as a hunting dog in rural North Carolina.  His owners appear to have adopted him as a puppy and didn't realize he would get so big.  He is a lovable dog, but needs someone who can train him during his puppy years.   HW status not yet known.  


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