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My name is Shelly!

Chihuahua/Corgi Mix Puppy for adoption in Mississauga, Ontario - Shelly
Photo 1 - Chihuahua/Corgi Mix Puppy for adoption in Mississauga, Ontario - Shelly
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I found a new home!
Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.

Shelly's Info...

I am already spayed, housetrained, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and not good with cats.

Shelly's Story...
***SHELLY HAS AN APPLICATION IN PROGRESS***

SHELLY / F / 1 yr / 18 lbs / Chihuahua Corgi Mix

Meet Shelly! Sadly, Shelly was surrendered to the shelter in South Carolina because her family moved and could not take her with them. This gorgeous girl has the personality to match! A sweet and gentle soul, she's already stolen the hearts of everyone she's met since coming to Canada.

Shelly is timid at first and will bark at new people, but warms up quickly if you give her the time and space she needs (treats and ear rubs help too!). Once she is comfortable with you, Shelly is a cuddly and affectionate girl. She loves to sleep at the head of her foster Mum’s bed, curled up close to her. She is great with kids and does well with other playful dogs. She is currently living with a dominant cat that’s happy to put her in her place, however a home with a timid cat may not be a good fit and she does like to play and chase.

Shelly is a playful girl, but it is evident that she has never had a toy to call her own :( She is unsure of what to do with them and would much rather run around the backyard chasing her human foster sister!

Shelly has nice house manners, but is a typical puppy and will need a family that’s willing to work with her on basic obedience (sit, stay, lie down) and behaviors like mouthing. She will go for walks, but is still very nervous of the hustle and bustle, and would prefer a home in a quieter, more suburban neighbourhood versus the big city. Because she on on guard while out for walks, Shelly often wont go potty, and instead prefers to use the safety of her backyard. For this reason, a home with a fenced yard is preferred. However, with time, patience and lots of encouragement, Shelly will learn that walks are something to look forward to! Shelly is not crate trained and will cry and whine until she is let out. She is mostly house trained, but still has accidents here and there. Her new family must be patient and able to work with her on this.

Shelly's foster mum is home during the day, so she has not yet been left alone for long periods of time. Prior to coming to Canada, Shelly had been living at the shelter for many weeks so we do not know how she would do if left home during the work day. For this reason, a stay at home mom or dad, or a family with flexible working hours, would be ideal.

If you are interested in adopting Shelly, please fill out an application at fetchandreleash.ca.

Facts about Shelly

  • Breed: Chihuahua/Corgi Mix
  • Color: Brindle
  • Age: Puppy
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female

Other Pets at Fetch & Releash

Why Adoption is a Great Option

Shelly, a Mississauga Chihuahua/Corgi puppy was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Chihuahua/Corgi for sale in Mississauga, or seeking a Chihuahua/Corgi puppy from a breeder in Mississauga.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Mississauga already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Mississauga breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Chihuahua/Corgi breeders who help with Chihuahua/Corgi rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Mississauga paves the way for another one to be saved.