My name is Knox Knuckleball!

Dachshund Dog for adoption in Houston, Texas - Knox Knuckleball
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DREAM Dachshund Rescue, Education & Adoption Mission

Facts about Knox Knuckleball

  • Breed: Dachshund
  • Color: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 814
Knox is one of our handsome and sweet seniors. He gets along fine with all dogs and humans of all ages. We're not sure how he is with cats, although he's so good natured, we imagine him being great with all living creatures. Knox likes to be buried under blankets on the couch or in a comfy dog bed and he's even crate trained too. We can't understand why his owners would have abandoned him at their home when they were evicted. When the landlord discovered two sweet, friendly Dachshunds left behind, he contacted animal control to come pick them up. Fort Bend County had to hold the dogs for 30 days in order of allow the owners time to claim them back. Thankfully they never did, and Knox became a DREAM Dachsie where he was able to have the dental cleaning he needed so badly! He was already neutered and luckily is heartworm negative, indicating at one time he did receive proper care. Knox is a really wonderful little guy and would transition very easily into a new loving home.

About DREAM Dachshund Rescue, Education & Adoption Mission

About Our Rescue Group...

DREAM Dachshund Rescue, Education & Adoption Mission is a Houston-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to rescuing abandoned Dachshunds and finding new homes for Dachshunds whose owners can no longer care for them.

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Our Adoption Process...

Our Adoption Criteria

~ You must be at least 21 years old.
~ We prefer that you live in the greater Houston area, but we will consider your application under certain circumstances. If you live more than 2 hours from Houston, you will need to provide photos of your home and yard (or be able to Skype with us), and you must be willing to travel to Houston to meet the dogs.
~ If you live in a house, you must have a fenced yard.
~ All companion animals must be spayed/neutered, and current on vaccinations and heartworm preventative.
~ You must have the time and money necessary to provide medical treatment, training and proper care.
~ With few exceptions, you must not have children younger than three (3) years old living in your home.

Our Adoption Process

1. You submit an Adoption Application.
2. Our Application Committee will review your Application, and call your vet and your landlord (if applicable).
3. A volunteer will interview you on the phone.
4. A Home Visit will be scheduled to see where your new Dachshund will sleep, eat and play.
5. We all work together to find the right Dachshund for your family. Usually, the dog's Foster Person will bring the dog you're interested to your home for a "Meet and Greet".
6. When you're ready to adopt, you will sign an Adoption Contract and pay the Adoption Fee.

Please Note

~ If your Application is not approved, you will not be able to adopt from us.
~ A submitted application does not guarantee adoption of a Dachshund, nor does it guarantee that the dog you want is available.
~ Adoptive families must agree to periodic follow-up phone calls and visits from us during the first year following the adoption.
~ We are committed to our dogs and REQUIRE that they be returned to us if they cannot remain in your home.
~ Our Adoption Fees are $350 for Puppies, $250 for Young/Adults, and $150 for Seniors.
~ Submission of your application confirms that you have read and understand our Adoption Criteria and Adoption Process.