Peter is a 9 year old chihuahua mix looking for a quiet home. He needs a little time and patience to trust, however when he feels comfortable, he is just wonderful. He loves to cuddle, snuggle and be petted. He loves to go on walks and spend time in his yard. If you give him the space and time he needs to settle in, you will see just how loving he can be. He will be happiest in an adult only quiet household as he is very frightened of unfamiliar people. He gets along well with other dogs but could be an only dog too. He is housebroken and sleeps in his crate all night! This sweet guy needs a chance to have a forever home where he can love and be loved. If you would like to meet him, fill out an online application at bcaaofnj.org
We ask our fosters to fill out a questionnaire and this is what the response was:
Name(s) of your foster pet Peter
Brief description of your foster pet (coloring, short or long coat, size, etc.) chihuahua mix, weighing 8 pounds, short tan and creme hair
What makes your foster delightful/special? Once Peter is given time to trust you, he is the most loving boy. He loves to sit on your lap under a blanket and cuddle! He is a big kisser and will follow you every where.
Cute things your foster does that could be endearing or a personality point that would make people want to meet him/her. Peter is looking for a quiet home where he can enjoy relaxing with his person. He is so loyal to his person and gets so excited to see you when you arrive home!! He LOVES cuddling, snuggling and being rubbed and petted. He likes his squeaky toys too! He is great with his people he lives with. He gets along well with other dogs but would be fine being an only dog too! He would be happiest with a home without children as he gets anxious around them.
What kinds of activities does your foster like most? He enjoys walks in the neighborhood and loves his fenced in yard. He is great with other dogs but isn't interested in playing with them. He loves to take a nap on your lap whenever he can!!!!
What kinds of routines does you have for your foster? Peter sleeps in his crate at night under a blanket but he likes to sleep in the same room as his person. He sleeps all night without a sound except for an occasional snore! He is taken for a walk each day and let out in the yard often. He eats twice a day--morning and evening time.
What help or special needs does your foster require? None
Does your foster like dogs? Yes
Does your foster like cats? I don't know
Is your foster DOG housetrained? Yes I take him out every three hours.
Is your foster DOG crate trained? Yes but I only crate him at night.
Is your foster DOG a fence climber? No
Is your foster fearful of: Peter is fearful when first meeting new people. He needs time and patience to warm up to them.
Is your foster scared of thunderstorms or fireworks? I don't know. I haven't experienced either one with him.
Does your foster like children? Peter would prefer a home without children.
Does your foster have separation anxiety? No
How social is your foster with new people? He is frightened when meeting new people and needs time and space. He would not like a busy home with many new people coming in and out.
How social is your foster with people they know? He is the most loving dog to the people he knows. All he wants is to be close to you and give kisses. He just prefers a quiet home.
In a brief paragraph how would you describe your foster? Peter is a sweet dog when given time and space to warm up and trust his humans.He is affectionate and loving. He walks well on a lease and is not hyper at all.
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