"He wasn't originally going to be available to be publicly adopted," Lauren Connelly of SNARR tells The Dodo. "His foster family loves him and wanted to keep him, but we've come to find that Anubis is a dominant male. The family has another dog with a similar personality and both want to be top dog, so to speak."
Maybe it's a trait Anubis learned while he was fending for himself on the streets of Cairo. But today, he's very much an alpha dog. He needs to the one and only in the house, or at least share a home with submissive females. And, instead of guarding a lonely block of Cairo, today Anubis likes to watch over the ones he loves.
"His foster says he is glued to his people 24/7, a true guardian," Connelly says.