My name is Buddy!

Dachshund Mix Dog for adoption in Grand Rapids, Michigan - Buddy
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Hearts of Hope Dog Rescue

Facts about Buddy

  • Breed: Dachshund Mix
  • Color: Black
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male
My name is Buddy and I'm a dachshund mix. I weigh around 17 pounds but could stand to lose a few. I am around 6 years old and love, love, love my ball. I am never without my ball and will always bring it to you to play fetch. My mom says I am a very sweet dog. I can be afraid of men though and can bark and growl at them. Once I get to know them, I'm fine. I can get a little worked up when someone knocks on the door, especially strangers. I think if someone could work with me on those fears, I could get over them. I love belly rubs and hugs and hope someone will adopt me who is kind and patient. I am good with other dogs but can't be around a dog that is aggressive as I am not real assertive if confronted by that kind of dog. I would prefer being the only dog if possible. I need someone who can spend lots of time with me. I do have a heart murmur that can be easily managed by medication and regular vet care. I am housebroken, neutered, up to date on shots. My adoption fee is $200. Apply to adopt me here:

About Hearts of Hope Dog Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

Hearts of Hope's mission is to save homeless unwanted dogs. Pet overpopulation is a global crisis. Our local animal shelters are full of wonderful dogs that just need more time and help finding the right home. Many of our dogs come from these local kill shelters and others come from urgent rescue situations spanning as far as Beirut, Lebanon. Hearts of Hope strives to help as many dogs as possible. If we are able, we will help. We know we can't save them all, but it matters to the ones we can save.

Hearts of Hope Dog Rescue is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dog rescue located in Grand Rapids, MI. It was founded by Director, Janelle McFarlane November 23, 2011. Our rescue dogs are provided with the best possible vet care, a safe place to stay and the love they deserve. We do not have a shelter facility. Our volunteer foster homes take these wonderful dogs into their homes until we find their forever families. Our organization is devoted to helping dogs in need and works diligently to find them loving forever homes where they can happily live out the rest of their lives.

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Our Adoption Process...

1. The first step is completing our application at

2. If your application is approved, you will be contacted to schedule a home visit interview. We will bring the dog over for a visit and conduct and interview with you.

3. Then we will both take a day to consider whether it is the right home for the dog.

4. If everyone is in agreement, the adoption will take place and you will sign an adoption contract and commit to giving our rescue dog a forever home.

We are a non-profit organization. Our adoption fees are considered a donation to the rescue and they range from $150-$300. Our fees help us cover our dog's vet care, food, supplies and other expenses to keep the rescue running. All dogs must be spayed/neutered, micro-chipped, tested for heartworms, vaccinated and wormed as appropriate for age and checked for fleas prior to or within 30 days of adoption.

Note: There are no refunds on adoption fees. Adoption fees are considered a donation to the rescue and are tax decuctible.