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Introducing, Howard!

Please carefully review the information below. If you feel like your family might be the perfect forever home for Howard, please submit an adoption application!


Adoption Fee



Omaha, NE


French Bulldog




8.5 months old [DOB: 06/28/2022]


18 lbs







Fenced Yard



Howard’s Story

Example: Howard came into the SNAFU Rescue via a breeder release. His breeder wanted him to be placed in a loving home and spend the rest of his years being a spoiled pet.

Howard came into SNAFU Rescue via a commercial breeder release. His breeder wanted him  to be placed in a loving home to live the rest of his life as a cherished pet. 

When Howard first arrived in rescue, he had a little shy and uneasy around humans. As the weeks  have gone on though, Howard has started to come out of his shell. He is very curious and loves to  follow the humans all around. Howard is a smart, silly, energetic, playful Frenchie boy who loves extra play sessions with his furry friends, going on walks, dinnertime, and nap time. Howard is all  puppy all the time! He is most comfortable around his furry friends and finds great comfort in their  presence. You always know where Howard is as he is pretty much glued to the resident English  Bulldogs. All of his timidness is gone when he is playing, walking, wrestling, or napping with them. You can often find Howard following his furry friends all around the fenced-in yard and exploring all  the new smells of the outdoors. Howard loves pack walks and his leash skills are great. When he  isn’t burning off some energy outside, you can find him grabbing his favorite nylabone and laying  down for a quiet chew session with his foster siblings. After an active play session, Howard will find  a soft comfy bed to lay on to grab a much-needed nap and snuggles up close to one of the dogs. He is still a little timid around new people and new places. Howard needs a little extra patience as  he is still learning how to “dog” and will require some training in his adoptive home to help him gain  some confidence. As mentioned, he currently lives with several furry foster siblings. Howard made  fast friends with each of them and is thriving in learning what it is like to be a pet! He matches well with dogs of any shape/size/gender as long as they can match his  energy level and expect to have an instant best friend! He is experiencing a big transition and will  need leadership, and positive correction to help him learn proper dog behavior, learn proper dog  manners, and know what is expected in his adoptive home. He is extremely smart, a fast learner,  and wants to please his humans. Howard seems to get along well with every human (big or small)  he meets although he is still skittish. In addition, Howard, like a typical puppy, can get mouthy when playing and can offer some gentle puppy nibbles. Because of this, his foster family believes he would be best in a home with dog-savvy, gentle, children 5 years or older, in a home with other  balanced furry members. Howard finds comfort around other dogs, and we believe he would thrive  in a home with other pets as he continues to learn to “dog”. As with all our dogs, we recommend  slow introductions between dogs and supervision around children when introducing a new dog in  your home to make sure both he and they are kept safe. 

Howard is doing extremely well with potty training. He quickly picked up going outside as he  mimicked the other dogs in the home. As with all of our dogs, any adopter will need to be able to  and willing to continue working on potty training with him, offering him a consistent schedule and  working with him on a signal for potty. Howard does prefer to have his humans or other dogs  with him outside. Howard is crate trained and is accident-free inside his crate. Howard is doing well  in his crate. At first, Howard did not want to be left alone in his crate. He has gotten much better and  thought he does occasionally whine, but is fine most of the time. He does sleep in his crate at night and has grown comfortable being in it overnight and around the other dogs. Once Howard can trust a bit more we like that he would love to share his adoptive family’s bed at night. If he needs to be crated during the day, it is best if he can at least see the other dogs in the house with him. 

Medically, Howard seems to be in great health! She has been neutered, updated on  vaccinations/dewormings, microchipped, and has been given a clean bill of health by our  veterinarian! 

Howard would do best in a home with a fenced-in yard due to his explorative nature, his curiosity around anything new, his love for the outdoors, and because he is skittish and could run if startled  (opposed to a multiple floor apartment style dwelling with no yard). He is a CHAMP with stairs so a home with multiple levels would be okay for him. He begs for exercise (loves walks) and would love  a large yard to run and play with his ball! Since Howard is still learning to trust, and nervous around  new people and places, and is still working on potty training, we don’t feel an office atmosphere  would be good for him quite yet (hopefully soon!). Howard would much prefer a stay-at-home or work-from-home parent that could spend time with him offering a stable environment to learn to  trust. Ultimately Howard is looking for an extremely patient and understanding family that can  continue to work with him on his puppy tendencies, a family that is active and can include him in  many of their weekly activities, and one with other balanced dogs to help him learn the joys of pet life and one with tons of comfy spots to nap after a long walk. He is such an amazing playful boy  and has come so far already and just needs a little extra attention to learn the ways of being a loved  and cherished pet. 

If you feel like your family might be the perfect forever home for Howard, please submit an adoption application for him today!!


Please note that it will likely be at *least* a 3–4 week minimum before you hear back from us after submitting an adoption application.

We typically accept for new applications for a period of 7 days or until 20 applications have been received for any newly available dog. After that time period, the applications are sent on to the foster family for review and that usually takes from at *least* a few days to a week to sort through the applications, etc. Most of our dogs receive several applications so this process does take some time, especially on dogs who are more popular for one reason or another.

We do require phone interviews to be conducted between the foster family and potential adopters, vet reference checks and a home visit to be conducted for all potential adopters, if they are selected as the top choice applicant, which will also take time to complete. That being said, we do always let our applicants know if they are chosen or not.

IF you happen to not be chosen, please don’t feel discouraged as, again, we usually get several applications for each dog, and sometimes it can be very difficult to choose just one adopter. In those cases, we usually offer to keep the applications for adoption on file for any future dogs that come into our rescue.

ALL adopters are required to come and pick up their adopted dogs in person from the dog’s foster home (we do not ship any of our dogs). Please have road/driving transport plans in place to pick up an adopted dog before you apply! While we are not against adopters flying a foster dog in cabin on a commercial flight, please keep in mind that many are not good candidates for flying due to size and/or being a brachycephalic/short nosed breed.

If an adopter cannot keep one of our grads, for any reason at all, at ANY point in time, they *must* be willing and able to return their adopted dog to his/her original foster home, despite distance and any costs that would be required to do so.

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