Age: Adult
Breed: Shepherd, German/Retriever, Labrador
Gender: Male

Meet Benito!

My name is Benito, but my foster family also calls me “Benny.” Let me do a biiiig stretch and tell you a bit about myself.

2 years old
Roughly 50 pounds
Heartworm negative
Brindle coloring
The cutest ears ever
House trained
Knows sit and lay down
Anxious in new situations
Takes treats so gently

I’m a gentle soul that’s a little clumsy and full of love.

I can be vocal if I need to go potty, want water, am hungry, or want to play. I don’t really bark unless I’m really excited or my protective instincts kick in.

I am easily nervous so restaurant patios and things like that are not for me. I’m also not a big fan of car rides but don’t get sick or anything. I’m just a homebody – I want to sleep next to you while you work, cook dinner, or relax in the house. My favorite spot is on the couch next to you. I just want to nap, play, give kisses, and get belly rubs.

My ideal home is a patient and understanding family who considers all that I’ve gone through and is willing to work through my anxiety with me. I would also love a quiet home with a secure backyard so I can run and play and sniff all I want.

All Dallas Pets Alive adoptable pets are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and up to date on
vaccines upon adoption. The standard minimum donation for dogs over six months to seven years is $200, puppies under six months is $250, dogs eight years and over are $100 unless specified otherwise. You can view all adoptable pets and fill out an adoption application online on our website at . For more information, you can email

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