Drake – WA

Meet Drake

Breed: Boxer

Description: Gorgeous, white and tan, with the cutest spots and eye patches you've ever seen!

Gender: Male

Weight: 70 lbs.

Age: 5 years 11 months

Spayed / Neutered: Yes

House Trained? Yes

Crate Trained? Yes

General Training? Yes, Drake has worked with a trainer for almost a year since he joined the rescue, and has learned basic obedience using hand signals.

Good with Children? Older children only; small children he could easily knock over as he is quite affectionate and likes to "pounce" and hug.

Good with Other Dogs? Yes, if placed with an adult female dog with a good temperament.

Good with Cats? No cats for Drake.

Location / Contact

Residence: At rescue organization

City: Edmonds

State: Washington

Rescue/Shelter: MustLuvBoxers Rescue (all foster homes, no shelter or facility)

Contact Name: Holly Adams

Phone: (206) 778-9457

Email: mustluvboxersrescue@comcast.net

Web Listing: Click Here

Application Link: Click Here

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Meet our Deaf Dogs Rock Star of The Day adoptable, deaf, 6 year old boxer Drake who is looking for a loving home where he will be cherished, continue his training and always keep him safe.

From his Rescue: This handsome hunk is Drake! He will be 6 years old in May, neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, micro-chipped, and deaf.

Drake was with Must Luv Boxers Rescue for about a month before one of our trainer/fosters realized he was completely deaf. With that realization, and with the subsequent shift to using hand-signals versus verbal communication, the floodgates opened, and Drake discovered that interacting with humans was worthwhile and meaningful.

Drake has been quick to learn and willing to please. His training in basic obedience continues. On-leash, he is excellent with sit, down, and walking on a loose leash; still improving on stay. Drake has excellent potential and willingness to bond with a handler; and now at this stage in his training, would be an excellent time for an adopter to enter his life. Previous experience with a deaf dog is helpful, but not necessarily required. Prospective adopters must be on-board in recognizing the need for training and the time it takes to attain reliable behaviors that will keep a deaf dog safe.​ ​No cats for Drake as he does display a prey drive toward small animals.


Drake really is a wonderful Boxer-boy, very loving, and quick to wiggle and give kisses. He simply needs a forever home where he can have a strong leader who will continue with his training and keep him safe and happy. If you believe Drake is the pup you’ve been looking for, please let us know by submitting an adoption application – https://www.mustluvboxersrescue.com/adopt 

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