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8-Year Old Male Whippet Looking for Foster Family for a Year

by Nancy Martz
(Santa Barbara, CA USA)

Our family is moving abroad for a year, and sadly, we can’t take our dog with us. We are looking for someone (individual, couple or family) to take him for a year.

Here are the particulars about our sweet Ocean.
• He is an 8 year old Whippet who is super sweet and great with kids and families.
• He was a show dog who grew too big to show so we took him as a family dog. He is the son of a championship Whippet named Moxi. Because of his previous career, he is used to being poked and prodded (so he's great with children). He is also used to standing around patiently while people chat, shop, etc.
• He loves to be around people. I work from home so he is by my side most of the day.
• He is crate trained. He is always in a crate when at the house alone or when in the car.
• He is calm, loyal, loving, and an overall wonderful dog.
• We leave July 3, 2017 and will be returning mid to late July 2018

His previous owner (breeder, trainer) will take him back if that is the only option. However, she runs a doggie resort, and Ocean takes it upon himself to police the other dogs. He's constantly working when he's there, and he'd rather be retired, and enjoy a life of leisure.

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Jun 30, 2017
Foster Ocean
by: Anonymous

Were you able to find a home for your dog for the year?

Jun 18, 2017
we will watch your dog
by: Anonymous

we have an eight year old whippet that is a male so they should get along ok.

Please email us back at

Jun 03, 2017
Dog sitting
by: Anonymous

I'm not sure when this was posted, but are you still looking for a sitter? And are you willing to offer an incentive?

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