I'm being cared for by: Friends of Rescue - Marietta Chapter
Help me get seen & adopted!
Facts about Tamara
Breed: Chihuahua Mix
Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
already spayed, housetrained, up to date with shots, not good with kids, good with dogs, and not good with cats.
I am already spayed, housetrained, up to date with shots, not good with kids, good with dogs, and not good with cats.
Tamara (her original name) is a 4-5 yr old female chihuahua. After her human mom died, her dad turned her over to a local shelter. Now, while that is pitiful, I will say that she has went through lots of changes while in our care. From what I understand, it was difficult for him to leave her. I started fostering her back in April 2016, a day or so after she was left. She is your typical chihuahua, and would be great for someone that has experience with the breed. It took her several weeks to feel comfortable here and I'm sure it'll be the same when she's adopted. She's completely an indoor girl. She currently sleeps with us, and not crated. She uses puppy pads. Since acquiring her, she has adapted to wearing a collar and is fine walking on a leash. She does fine having run of the house while we are at work.
Friends of Rescue is a certified 501(c)(3) organization formed in 2009, consisting of volunteers who are devoted to saving shelter animals that are in danger of euthanasia. Southern shelters have a constant overflow of dogs and cats, little funding, and limited space. Once the animals arrive at the shelter, they have very little time. It is our goal to help save these adoptable animals and find loving individuals/families who will provide committed, FORever homes. We are NOT professional trainers or animal behaviorists; simply volunteers who are trying to save these animals from euthanasia. Each animal in our program is in a foster home and receives all age-appropriate vetting while in our care.
Come Meet Our Pets...
Our animals are mostly fostered in northern Alabama. But we have many wonderful adopters who come from the Georgia area to adopt our wonderful adoptables.
Our Adoption Process...
We have many wonderful dogs and cats looking for FORever Homes!
Our adoption fee covers their complete age-appropriate vetting, spay/neuter, microchip, heartworm/flea prevention, and full medical records.
Go to www.FORrescue.net and click on "Adoption" and then "Applications" to apply for the animal you are interested in adopting.
Please email us at info@FORrescue.net with any questions you might have about FOR or our adoption process.
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