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My name is Ben - Adoption Pending!

Dachshund/Beagle Mix Dog for adoption in Gig Harbor, Washington - Ben - Adoption Pending
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Ben - Adoption Pending's Info...

I am already neutered, housetrained, and up to date with shots.

Ben - Adoption Pending's Story...
Meet Ben, a 5 year old Doxie/Beagle Mix, weighing 13 lbs, with a very sweet & loving personality. He LOVES people (will walk right up to strangers and sit in anyone's lap) and his favorite thing ever is to cuddle with you. He is very, very gentle with people, does great when given a bath and getting his nails clipped. Occasionally barks at squirrels in the yard and will bark when there is a knock at the door, but quiet & mellow otherwise. House trained & crate trained (but prefers to sleep next to you in bed). Can be left alone in house, as he is non-destructive, no accidents. Knows commands like come, sit, stay, lay down. Responds to a clicker, so probably clicker trained previously. Comes quickly when called. Eager to please and seems very easy to train...he is food motivated! Good on leash and LOVES going for walks. He does pull on the leash so using a harness is helpful for him. Tendency to bark like crazy when he sees another dog or squirrel - currently working on this behavior. He likes short car rides but does not care for camping (too stressful!). Seems to do great with other dogs at first, but has a history of possessiveness with his people - we have not yet seen this behavior, as he is in foster care with another family dog. Needs a home with older, respectful children over 12.

(An adoption donation of $300 is required.) If you are interested in adopting this dog, please fill out the CHEW Adoption Application you can find on the Adoption page of our website: chewdogrescue.org, If you have previously submitted an application form, there is no need to re-apply. Just let us know you're interested in this dog. We do our best to match families and dogs so everyone is pleased and the placement is permanent. We reserve the right to refuse an applicant if the home situation is incompatible with the needs of the rescue dog. Rescue is about doing our best for the dog. We do home and reference checks. All of our dogs are spayed/neutered, microchipped, and are up to date with current vaccinations, before being placed in their forever homes.

Facts about Ben - Adoption Pending

  • Breed: Dachshund/Beagle Mix
  • Color: Tricolor (Tan/Brown & Black & White)
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Ben - Adoption Pending, a Gig Harbor Dachshund/Beagle dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Dachshund/Beagle for sale in Gig Harbor, or seeking a Dachshund/Beagle dog from a breeder in Gig Harbor.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Gig Harbor already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Gig Harbor breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Dachshund/Beagle breeders who help with Dachshund/Beagle rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Gig Harbor paves the way for another one to be saved.