GENDER: Female (Spayed)
AGE: Approximately 2 years
WEIGHT: About 7 pounds
DOGS/CATS: Great with other small dogs, Unknown with cats
CHILDREN: All adult home or mature children (16 and older)
Summer is a beautiful tri-color brown little girl with a cute little white spot on the back of her neck.
Summer loves to be wherever the humans are. When her foster mom is doing the dishes she likes to walk between her legs. Summer enjoys getting scratches and being loved on. She likes to cuddle with you on the couch and also will burrow underneath the covers with you. Summer just wants to be close to her people.
Summer needs a good, confident pack-leader to help her adapt to the new humans and other dogs she will be sharing her forever home with. Summer has a lot of love to give but it will take her time and a lot of patience from her new family to help her gain trust before she will act herself and feel comfortable to share her love with her new humans. Summer has trust issues with new humans. When she meets new people who want to pet her, she can become protective and her defense mechanism is to nip when a stranger gets too close. She is the kind of dog who initially needs to come to you for attention rather than to be approached. We also feel that Summer tends to gravitate more towards men than women.
Summer likes to play with all different types of toys, including chewing on Nylabones. Summer gets along with her foster siblings and likes to play with them, but she likes to claim the dominant role and can get bossy during playtime.
Summer is a good eater and is very food motivated. She also likes to bask in the sun and watch all the birdies and squirrels in the yard.
Summer is a good eater and is very food motivated. She uses the doggie door to relieve herself independently and is house-trained. She also likes to bask in the sun and watch all the birdies and squirrels in the yard. Summer is also crate trained.
Summer does not do well with younger children, in fact, we feel she has had a bad experience with them in the past based upon her behavior towards them. We strongly advise her to be in a home with children at least 16 years or older. Summer would be completely content if she were the only dog in the home, but wouldn’t be opposed to other doggie siblings, though she may try to play the dominant role.
Here's the link to her video on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgVrrW-VhsU&feature=youtu.be
Summer is such a little sweetheart with so much love to give. All she really wants is a human companion she can call her own.
Our CRT adoption form can be found at: http://www.chihuahua-rescue.org/chihuahuas-for-adoption/online-application/
Summer is spayed, micro chipped, up-to-date on shots, HW negative. and on heartworm prevention. Summer is also crate trained. She is ready to join a loving family - could that family be yours?
This dog is a CRT rescue. Reference checks, adoption contract and $200 adoption fee required.
After filling out an adoption application, please email DFWCoordinator@chihuahua-rescue.com if you are interested in this dog Please be sure to read about our adoption process and then fill out an adoption application before emailing the contact person.
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