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Get to Know Chester

Breed

Labrador Retriever

Gender

Male

Age

1 Year

Weight

41.88lbs

Meet Chester

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Meet Chester

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Chester would love to meet you!  He would in a home with an experienced owner and children 15+.  Stop by our Pippin Fasseas Adoption Center at 1997 N. Clybourn Ave., in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood.

Chester's Story

Meet Chester!  Chester is a one of a kind guy who absolutely loves life and is ready to explore all that it has to offer with his forever family by his side!  Chester was one of the many animals PAWS was able to rescue in Houston after the devastation that was left behind by Hurricane Harvey.  This handsome boy arrived here heartworm positive and in need of immediate treatment.  A wonderful foster family took him in and weathered the storm right by his side to get him through the painful and lengthy course of treatment.  Now that Chester is ready to find the perfect forever home for him, he is putting out all the stops to be sure he achieves his goal!  Chester is a vibrant fellow who enjoys being out and about and is always looking for something to do!  He would love to find an active family who will take him for long walks, adventures through the woods, and fun road trips.  He also highly enjoys playtime and is a big fan of tug of war and fetch!  Give Chester a stuffed squeaky toy and he’ll be able to entertain himself for hours and hours!

Chester is on the hunt for a home with an experienced owner and without young children.  He can be a bit apprehensive of strangers and would love to find someone who will be able to introduce him slowly to strangers so that he can become comfortable at his own pace.  Once he learns to trust you, he certainly forms a bond that can never be broken!  Chester spent some time in a foster home where his foster family reported that he is a very playful pup who loves chew toys, Kongs, and peanut butter!  He would be completely satisfied with eating peanut butter treats all day long!  He also tends to get very excited when going for walks and will oftentimes grab at the leash when he wants to have fun.  To curb his enthusiasm, Chester enjoys bringing along his favorite squeaky toy to keep him distracted and busy while walking!   This boy is also highly food and treat motivated and has already mastered a few basic commands!  Chester is sure to excel in training class in the future and hopes his new family will help him to become the best dog he can possibly be!  If you think Chester sounds like the perfect canine for you, then you have to meet him!  He will surely warm your heart the moment you lay your eyes on him.

  • I love playing with Kong toys!
  • Did someone say 'treat'?  I'll take them all.
  • I'm a great walking partner and can go for miles!
  • Squeak!  Squeak!  I love Squeaky chew toys!
  • You + a tennis ball = my perfect day.

Dislikes

  • I would love to find a home with children 15+.  
  • I need a little extra time to warm up to people I don't know.

 

 

 

Adoption Process

All PAWS Chicago dogs and cats are spayed/neutered, microchipped, and have up-to-date on shots based on age and arrival date.