already neutered, housetrained, in need of an experienced adopter, up to date with shots, not good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.
I am already neutered, housetrained, in need of an experienced adopter, up to date with shots, not good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.
We would like to explain that if you are looking for a perfect dog, they are rarely found in rescue. Our dogs often have unknown histories and we do our very best to evaluate each dog with kids, cats, and other dogs as well as determine how they behave in a home. It is important to understand that we have some specific criteria for each dog based on their backgrounds and input from their foster families. The purpose of these criteria is to better match each dog with an appropriate family. While a certain dog might appeal to you based on breed, size, gender or appearance, you may not match the listed criteria. Please understand that we are not trying to make adoption difficult—we are trying to make each adoption successful for the dog and the new family. PLEASE CLICK ON "READ MORE ABOUT THIS PET" FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION! If you have children, we suggest that prior to applying for a dog, you view the website http://www.livingwithkidsanddogs.com. The information is excellent and can help you determine which dog would be right for your family. Chico is a darling 9 pound Chihuahua mix who lost his home through no fault of his own. He’s about 2 years old and is happiest living with adults. It is likely he was mistreated by kids in his original home and he doesn’t care for kids. His foster dad says he loves to go on walks and when at the dog park for small dogs he really likes to run around. Chico will be happiest with an adult who is home a good deal of the time and is able to take him on daily walks. He gets along well with other dogs and with cats. Chico is house trained and once he knows you are safe, he loves sitting in your lap and getting petted. Chico sleeps nicely in his kennel but might like to sleep in bed with his new adopter. Chico’s adoption fee is $250.00. He is with Happy Hound Rescue and his personal page is at • Homeowners: House or townhome
• Status of adopter: 30+
• Previous dog owning experience: Required
• Age of children: 14 and older
• Another dog in the home: Gets along with other dogs
• Cat(s) in the home: Safe with cats
• Fenced yard: Preferred but not required as long as adopter can take him on walks.
• Time alone on work days: Will do best with someone home part of the time. He doesn’t like being home alone for long hours.
We are a dog rescue organization dedicated to saving the lives of dogs in pounds in Minnesota and other Midwestern states. Many of the dogs we rescue are in shelters or pounds where animals are put down each week if they are not adopted or rescued. To rescue each dog we need a foster or forever home as we do not have a kennel or shelter. If you are interested in fostering for us, please send us an email. Every foster home saves one life each week! All our dogs are fully vetted! This includes Heartworm test, Fecal test, Worming if indicated, DA2PPvL+Cv vaccines, Bordatella vaccine, Rabies vaccine, BioSpot or other flea and tick repellent, and Spay/neuter except puppies too young for alteration.
Our Adoption Process...
If you are interested in fostering or adopting this dog or another dog, please provide us with some information so we can ensure the dog will be a good match for your family. We would like to know your name and where you live. Do you live in a home or rental unit. If you rent, does your landlord allow pets? Please tell us who lives in your home and how old the kids are. Do you have other pets? What experience do you have with dogs and what kind of training methods do you prefer? How long will the dog be alone, and where will he stay while living with you? Do you work, and if so, how long will the dog be alone each day? We realize that people must work and most dogs will do fine alone for periods of each day. To ensure our dogs go to a stable forever home, we require a home visit and/or a vet reference to adopt or foster one of our dogs.
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