Mimi is an approximately 4 year old female chihuahua weighing 12.5 lbs. She was turned in as a stray to a shelter and no one claimed her. Because she was probably hit by a car, Mimi was having problems with her rear legs so the Yolo SPCA took her in and put her in a foster home. Mimi is an absolute darling! She does this adorable soft whimpering when she leans into you for attention. She begs to get in your lap and loves belly rubs. Even with her weak hind legs, she'll come running when you call her and she can run like the wind!!! Here is some video of her in action: http://youtu.be/FClUoH_OG5Y Mimi gets around fine but as you can see in the video, she sometimes stumbles a little. Mimi was seen by the UCD veterinary hospital who said she most likely had intervertebral disk disease (T3-L3 myelopathy). She can control her bodily functions unless she is crated for a long period of time and then she still tries to get outside to do her business before she has an accident. Mimi really just wants to snuggle and love someone!!! She gets along great with other dogs and everyone she meets. Will you adopt this poor slightly handicapped doggie and give her her forever home?
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Thank you so much for your interest in one of our adoptable dogs. If you have questions, please e-mail (email@example.com). Our volunteer adoption committee will do its best to answer your inquiry within 24 to 48 hours.
If you are interested in adopting please read the following to expedite your application.
1. Return to our website at http://www.yolospca.org
2. Fill out an adoption application at http://bit.ly/1PIWjIA
3. If you are interested in meeting multiple animals please put all their names on one application.
4. The adoption committee will email you to confirm receipt of your application as long as you have an email address listed on your application.
5. If the dog is a good match for your family, a volunteer will call you to set up a meeting. The Yolo County SPCA is a volunteer run organization and are usually only able to call back if the dog would be a good match for your family based on the information received from the volunteer foster families.
All of our canines are altered (spayed & neutered), puppies are started on their shots (DAPP), adults are up to date (rabies and DAPP) and have been heart worm tested (negative) and all dogs are microchipped. The adoption fee is $150 (which covers all of these costs) for all dogs and puppies. We also have special discounted adoption fees for Chihuahua mixes, at $100 for Chihuahua mix puppies and $50 for Chihuahua mix adults.
THERE IS NO SHELTER FOR YOU TO VISIT BECAUSE WE ARE A FOSTER BASED ORGANIZATION. IF YOU ARE READING THIS THEN WE ARE STILL ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS, WE REMOVE OUR ANIMALS FROM OUR SITE WHEN THEY HAVE BEEN ADOPTED.
The Yolo County SPCA is a private, not-for-profit animal rescue organization. All of our animals awaiting adoption are in foster homes. For more general questions please visit www.yolospca.org or contact us through email at (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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