My name is Junior!

Miniature Pinscher/Chihuahua Mix Puppy for adoption in Bennington, Vermont - Junior
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Boxers N More VT

Facts about Junior

  • Breed: Miniature Pinscher/Chihuahua Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn
  • Age: Puppy
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male
Meet the cutest & tiniest “Little-Love-Bug” in world! Rescued from a Southern Kill shelter and Now in VT foster home, He appears to be a Chihuahua x Min-Pin ; with the min-pin type face, eyes, snout and ears and always wagging happy little tail! Note: This adorable little boy is just as cute as can be, he gets along great with other dogs of all ages and sizes, he loves to play and romp in typical little puppy fashion.

He is ONLY 7# and aprox 10 weeks old. Junior is a Love-bug & doing great with foster folks other dogs (the other dogs are 18# - 65#)... He is adjusting really well in this well balanced pack and excellent foster parents. He is so tiny his foster mom had trouble finding a store selling a harness small enough to fit him! Found one! lol..

Small in size and BIG on Personality with Overboard on CUTE! He has gotten used accustomed to wearing the "macro-mini-harness" and walks on a leash beautifully. When on his leash walks right along side with perfect manners! He struts like he is the champion at Westminster KC show at Madison Square Garden in NYC!

Recently with all this cold and snow getting on/off with the tiniest zippered jacket has become routine and is going potty out side with the big dogs. He sleeps at night in a crate and in the morning when he has to "go" he wines or gives low bark to let you know... His foster takes him out of crate & puts him on top of it where he stands to get on his coat & Leash on and out he goes. He is now almost fully housebroken. His foster family has a strand of jingle bells on the door when she runs over to and rattles when he wants to go outside.

He likes his toys, plays well with others, enjoys teething on ice cubes he is a good eater (3x day, grain free puppy food) and yes he is crate trained. At his foster home tiny breeds are leash trained and learn same social skills with all paws on ground, as other size dogs do. This is to ensure he is a well-balanced happy dog.

He is learning to walk on a leash alone or even with other dogs, (his foster is a pro so don’t try this right off!) He has the most adorable way of strutting when he walks on leash... Not a clue he isn't a a boxer like his foster brothers and sisters, we think if introduced properly to a kitten or an adult cat (used to dogs) he would do just fine.

Goodness Gracious, HE Truly is the ENTIRE PACKAGE! Looks, personality, poise, well balanced temperament, does great W/ other pets, Very smart, learn's fast...Could you be the Perfect home for him? Do not write us an ask is he available-if you're seeing his picture and story here then he is available. We do not adopt to the first come first serve but rather strive to find the home that those can meet the needs of each individual dog. When writing us tell us about yourself, family,, neighborhood, other pets & your dog experience, tell us why you think you would make the perfect home for this dog. Also make sure you download a PDF adoption application and fill it out, scan it as PDF & be sure to include it with your introduction email. (Incomplete applications will not be processed). PUT YOUR NAME, ADDRESS & PHONE # in BODY OF INTRODUCTION EMAIL (even if it's also on your attached application.


** If you are interested in this adorable mini boy PLEASE DOWNLOAD & FILL OUT APPLICATION on our page (Yes, if you see him here then he IS AVAILABLE).
MUST fill in subject line " ADOPTION APPLICATION FOR Junior " It is BEST to include an introduction with your application submission, tell us WHO you ARE, Where located, your phone #'s & MINI_Bio about yourself, family, ages in home, pet experience, current pets and activities of your household.

**After you submit application** please CALL your vet and ALL your listed references to let them know you have applied for a dog with Boxers N more and a volunteer will be calling them to verify your information. Every Q on application must be filled in. IF you moved and don't have a current vet then list your last vet, where they are, what time frame you were their client... to be approved you MUST have VET references.
VERY IMPORTANT: Applications NOT COMPLETELY FILLED IN , signed & submitted as a PDF file WILL BE DISCARDED. Along with your PDF Application, Send along proof that pets are permitted/lease where you live or proof of home-ownership (more details on appl)

Please note, Boxers Nmore is a volunteer group of people who work full time+ hours at their "regular" jobs, have families, and personal commitments, There is a lot to be done by them in addition to helping these dogs get saved,vetted, boarded, transported, and into approved foster and then on to forever homes. PATIENCE IS APPRECIATED, Occasionally applications end up in spam or are lost in cyber-space so please email a follow up if you don't hear anything in a few days.


About Boxers N More VT

About Our Rescue Group...

We are a small all volunteer foster home based rescue that does all we can to save dogs and cat's lives and give them the best quality of loving lives they can have. We do this because we do not believe any animal should be put to sleep for being stray, homeless or dumped at no fault of their own. We Love Dogs... and Rescue is our favorite breed!

Our primary concern is for the safety of the animals that have come into our care therefore we require an adoption application, references, proof of identity and home ownership or landlord permission to own pets, and a home visits prior to adoption approval. Once approved a meet and greet with dog can be scheduled. Since dogs are in various private homes the meet & greets are always at a public place during daylight hours. This allows for dogs to be more relaxed and gives volunteers and their families the privacy and security they need. At the Meet and greet we ask you to bring all family members who live in your home, this includes humans and other pets.

One of our volunteers will facilitate the safest and best way to introduce your current animals to you, your children and the dog you wish to adopt. Please make sure your current animals are on a 6 foot lead for this meeting. ( NO flex-leashes)

If all goes well at the meeting and all involved wish to proceed with the adoption, you will be asked to sign an adoption contract, and donate towards ‘part' of the cost of saving, transporting, vetting, training and caring for your pet. the actual cost to rescue and vet dogs is usually way more then the adoption donation.

All our dogs are vet checked, given flea baths, medicines or treatments for any illnesses, injuries etc , are given heart worm and parasite tests and treatments, spayed, neutered, micro-chipped and vaccinated, The only time one of our dogs is not given the above is because our vet deems it not advisable due to pets age or other medical condition.

Our shelter champions are to be adopted as indoor companions & family members only. It is our hope that they will receive the same love you would have for your closest family member. We give adopters tips and guides on how to climate and train their new dog info a smooth transition and are available for the life of the dog to offer lay- non-professional suggestions or in the event you could no longer care for the dog you adopt, the dog would come back to us for rehoming.

Please be patient with us, we are 100% volunteer, have no shelter building or office, all dogs live with a volunteer family (foster) home, We have a lot going on including full time work, kids, elderly parents to care for, and getting dogs out of shelters or dangerous situations is #1 priority! We do our best to get back to all inquiries in a timely fashion, But it can take several days or longer for a response, due to volunteer's work hours, emergency family or rescue-dog situations, etc -

WHEN emailing YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION IT IS IMPORTANT that you fill out the Subject of e-message with the following: your name, dogs name and the words “completed adoption application” this is especially important if you are sending from staples or someone else's computer. And ALWAYS CC the application to yourself if using a public library or staples etc in case email doesn't come thru to us you can go home and resend the now attached application from your inbox.

So please, be patient but If you don’t hear back from us in a 24-48 hour timeframe email us again, also sometimes inquiries are overlooked or go to spam by mistake…. so please feel free to check back with us

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

Come Meet Our Pets...

Prior to meeting pets your adoption application must verified, approved and home inspection/interview complete and accepted by us, then we will setup a meet & greet for you & your potential pet. Under no circumstance are potential adopters allowed to visit the foster home.. this is for safety and privacy of all concerned.

Our Adoption Process...

Here's how the adoption process works:
1. Look at our available dogs, click on the link for more details about this pet.
2. Read the description of the pet including it's personality, size, energy level, age, if dog is good with children, other dogs, cats etc.. view all the photos of the pet on it's description page.
3. If you think you might be the kind of person/family that can best meet this dogs needs then click the link for more information/adoption.
4.  Click link for adoption application, it will direct you to a form hosting page.
5. Print out the adoption application PDF form and Fill out completely (remember we are volunteers here with time limitations therefore we can not process incomplete forms, any forms not thoroughly filled out will be discarded.)
6. Submit your fully completed adoption application by email along with required proof of pet policy or home ownership documents as described on application.
7. A Rescue volunteer will contact you by phone or e-mail (this may take a few days or longer)
8.   We will review and verify application information, interview &/or call your Veterinarian, references and by any other reasonable means necessary to check validity of information and suitability for adoption approval.
9. In some cases a rescue volunteer will contact you again by phone or e-mail to clarify findings etc.
10.   A volunteer may then schedule a visit your home, meet you and your family, room-mates, existing pets, check out your home, yard, condition of fencing, dog run, go over any safety concerns regarding young children, other pets, conditions etc.
11. The adoptions committee will further review and consider all of the above.
12. If the adoptions committee agrees that it is likely that you and the dog of your choice might be the right fit they will then set up a meet and greet with your potential new family member. (entire household/family and all existing pets must come to meet/greet)
13. If committee decides you maybe a good match for the dog you have chosen, you will get email announcing the news that you may soon have a brand new family member!
14. Adoption fee is paid in full & varies with dog based on breed, age, training, transport, etc (fees must be paid in full prior to adoption)
15. Adopter and family finalize adoption and take home their new family member!

Note: All applications are read, verified and reviewed by adoption committee. Filling out an application does not imply you will be approved to adopt a dog. We reserve the right to decline any application for any reason without explanation. Please understand that we are only looking out for the best interested of you, your family and the dogs.

Please be advised if you are approved to adopt from us and if for any reason after adopting you are unable to keep the dog or meet the terms of adoption contract dog must be relinquished to rescue. Under no circumstances are adopters permitted to take dog to a shelter, humane association, sell to a laboratory, let run at large, abandon, neglect, beat, hit, deliberately injure, starve, give away, sell, trade, use for fighting, guard duty, or any other inhumane or illegal activity.  In addition adopter is prohibited from putting dog on Craigslist, Facebook or on any other classifieds or public forum in effort to re-home dog. Rescue retains right to visit dog, conduct welfare inquiries, contact veterinarian, animal control etc for entire life of dog to ensure dog is being loved, vetted and cared for as agreed in adoption contract. Dog MUST be returned to rescue if you can no longer keep dog, NO EXCEPTIONS.