Soldier is a loving happy 2 year old Chihuahua Terrier mix. He is about 20 lbs, housebroken and crate trained. He loves his crate and is happy to sleep there at night.
Soldier is very smart. He has already learned to 'sit' even though he is so excited he doesn't usually stay sitting very long! He loves his toys and a good bone to gnaw on.
He is submissive to bigger dogs at the dog park but isn't afraid. He loves walks and being outside, but he is curious so you'll need to tie him out or have a fence with no holes.
He'll chat with the neighbor dogs but otherwise doesn't make much noise at all. With some training and confidence, Soldier will learn to stay 'down' and will be less mouthy. He does not bite, but he licks and explores with his mouth. He is friendly with men, women and children, but might best suited for a home with older children.
When Soldier arrived to Safe Haven, he was Heartworm +. He has gone through his entire treatment and is now ready to find a family who will love him and treat him right!
Our standard adoption fee is $295 cash or check and $300 credit card ($5 processing fee). It includes spay/neuter when age appropriate at our participating vets, age appropriate core vaccinations, fecal testing, deworming, flea and tick preventative,1st vet visit at one of our participating vets, and micro-chipping.
We must have an application, conduct a phone interview, and meet your entire family to approve an adoption. Please email safehavendogsIL@yahoo.com for an application or additional details.
Please note that the breeds and sizes posted in this biography are educated best guesses and are not guaranteed.
Please consider becoming a foster home while you search for your new best friend. We need foster homes - pounds are overflowing with puppies and adult dogs that are at-risk and need help. We can only rescue as many as we have foster home commitments. Fostering is a rewarding experience for your family.
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