Axel 🐶

  • Animal ID#: A333954
  • Dog Name: Axel
  • Dog Sex: Male
  • Approximate Age: 2 years
  • This sweet boy hasn’t seen much kindness in life, but all he offers up is gentleness. He’s so overwhelmed in the shelter environment, but is starting to build some confidence, trust people and even has a wag in his tail when being pet. He sometimes has to be carried. We suspect he’d be OK with mannerly children, but no rambunctious kiddos for this marshmallow. He participates in shelter playgroups with gentle and dainty dogs, but is afraid. He so deserves a loving home, where we have no doubt he’ll start to thrive with TLC!

Submit an application to start the online adoption counseling process or to find out more about Axel.

Meeting Dogs at the Stockton Shelter

The shelter’s kennels are loud, stressful places for dogs. Some dogs express that stress by exhibiting behavior inside a kennel that they will not show otherwise. Please ask to take the dog you are interested into a play yard and spend some time getting to know him or her in that more relaxed environment. For more information on meeting dogs at the shelter, please read this article.

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