“He thinks he is a lap dog, but at 48 pounds he is more comfortable with his own chair. He is like a toddler with toys all over and enjoys all of them. He doesn’t know when to stop playing until he is played out. He is an excellent walker on a leash, sleeps all night, adapts to new surroundings quickly and is very treat oriented. He loves to chase after toys but does not bring them back- except water bottles.”
- Location:Oklahoma City
- Age:1 Year
- Sex:Neutered male
- Weight:48 pounds
- Kids:Older, 10+ years see bio
- Fenced Yard:Preferred
- Adoption Fee:$1200
Name several things that weigh approximately 50 pounds: an American beaver, 3/4 of an infant manatee, $1000 in quarters and a French bulldog. Wait, really? Your eyes are not deceiving you and it’s not a typo because our very own newly available Manny is, in fact, 48 pounds of large puppy love! Manny was surrendered because his former owner didn’t have enough time to devote to a puppy. As we all know, puppies require a lot of guidance and attention. When it’s a Frenchie puppy, attention time likely doubles due to extreme cuteness and when it’s a 48-pound Frenchie puppy, well, who would want to ever leave the house?
Manny initially arrived to his foster home with little-to-no manners, Manny thought people were bowling pins and he was the ball, a quintessential bull in a China shop. However, since being in foster care and now at the ripe old age of one, Manny has graduated with an honorary degree from Miss Manners. He is still very much full of puppy energy, but he walks well on leash, is treat motivated and knows some commands. That isn’t to say he keeps his toy box neat. Be prepared to have a floor full of toys as he likes to have them close at paw so he can entertain himself. And if you have an empty water bottle lying around, consider that free game because it’s one of his favorite toys.
Manny plays hard and crashes harder. He is very smart and may act tough, but is a softy at heart. He is crate trained and housebroken with frequent breaks. He hasn’t had any accidents while with his foster family, but getting him to signal when he needs to out is still a work in progress. He lives with other dogs and his foster thinks he would do well with most shapes and sizes, with care being taken around very small dogs just due to his size and playful energy. Also because of this, kids around 10 years and older would probably be the best fit, but he loves to be loved. There is no known cat history so for everyone’s safety, we have to say no to households with felines.
However, Manny would probably adapt to most any environment. A fenced yard is preferred so he can run off some of his energy, but he also loves walks and learning new tricks and manners. Who knows when he’ll need to know a salad fork from a dinner fork? While he is crate trained, he would prefer to be able to run around and be with his human(s). With continued training, he would love to be the center of attention at your office but warn your boss and coworkers about potential toy box explosions.
Manny has come a long way in a short amount of time thanks to his foster who wants you to know, “He thinks he is a lap dog, but at 48 pounds he is more comfortable with his own chair. He is like a toddler with toys all over and enjoys all of them. He doesn’t know when to stop playing until he is played out. He is an excellent walker on a leash, sleeps all night, adapts to new surroundings quickly and is very treat oriented. He loves to chase after toys but does not bring them back- except water bottles.”
Even though the saying is “everything is bigger in Texas,” Manny proves Oklahoma can give Texas a run for its money. So if you’ve always wanted your very own Manny-tee, fill out an application and let us know how you’ll continue his training and why you would be a great match. He is just over the weight limit for carry-on luggage (*disclaimer, dogs are not luggage) but would love to take a road trip so if chosen, plan to make your way to the great state of Oklahoma.
FBRN does not ship dogs as cargo, so adopters are expected to pick up their dogs from their foster family.
FBRN dogs are in foster care in people’s private homes. For the foster families’ safety, we do not disclose specific locations, and we don’t set up meet and greets prior to applications. For detailed information about the dogs in our care, please read the extensive bios on each dog.
Manny had neuter surgery on 01.24.2024.
Manny is an active puppy and potty training is a work in progress.
Donation to FBRN – Manny
Good luck Manny!