After going through all that neglect this little guy has an awesome personality and his blood panel shows that his insides are all running good. He loves life, car rides, walks and food!!! He lives with many other foster brothers and sisters of the furry dog kind and likes them all. He loves every person he meets and greets them with a big tail, OK little tail wag! Oliver also loves to play with toys.
Oliver gets along with all people and has been around children but because he is so small and due to his age we will only let him go into a home with older children around 10 or older unless you have a very calm child. Oliver has not been around cats.
Because Oliver was neutered so late in life we are still working on his marking. He has made great strides but will still occasionally mark if not watched carefully. He does potty outside and will ask to go outside but must be monitored when loose in the house. He is crate trained and sleeps in a crate at night without any accidents.
Even though Oliver is small in stature we do not feel he would do well in an apartment. He loves to lay in the sun, run in the yard and he does bark when left alone. He does eventually stop but this could be annoying to neighbors with an adjoining wall. Oliver would do best in a home where he is not left alone for long hours at a time. He still has a lot of energy for a senior dog but also enjoys his down time, napping and snuggling in your lap. He is a very sweet dog and is looking for someone who has the time to spend with him in his remaining years.
Oliver is neutered, microchipped, UTD on vaccines, heartworm negative and started on heartworm preventative. He also had a dental and full blood panel in July of 2016. Because he is a senior his adoption fee is $100. If he is adopted to a senior person his adoption fee will be reduced to $50 but you still must be able to afford his health care. If you are interested in meeting this charming man please complete an application at http://www.adoptapet.com/chihuahuarescueandrehab
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