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My name is Sparrow D3365!

Poodle (Miniature) Mix Dog for adoption in Shakopee, Minnesota - Sparrow D3365
Photo 1 - Poodle (Miniature) Mix Dog for adoption in Shakopee, Minnesota - Sparrow D3365
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I'm being cared for by:
Wags & Whiskers Animal Rescue

Facts about Sparrow D3365

  • Breed: Poodle (Miniature) Mix
  • Color: White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10732520-D3365
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.

The people who found me along the side of the road named me Sparrow.  I was in pretty bad shape as you can see by my intake photo. I was covered in fleas and my temperature had dropped to 92 degrees.  At the clinic I was taken to, they didn't give me much of a chance of living, but still didn't give up on me.  I had a feeding tube in my nose for a week and it was another week before I was strong enough to stand up and walk a little.  When my foster mom got me, I didn't have much fur and I was covered in itchy sores from the fleas biting me.  After lots of medicated baths and good food, I am feeling like a real dog again! My fur is growing in nicely and I have no problem eating or going for walks.

I am more of a couch potato than a playful dog. I love hanging out with my people and napping. I'm very quiet and don't bark unless I know it is time to eat.  Now that I have fur, it is beautiful white and curly and doesn't shed. I appear to be a Maltese/Poodle mix.  The vet's guess me to be about 5 years old and I weigh in at 10 lbs.  My foster mom takes me to the office where lots of people come and go and so far, I have liked everyone I meet, big or small.  I get along great with all kinds of animals, too.  My ideal home would be quieter, but I am very patient and tolerant so wouldn't mind some nice kids as long as they don't expect me to play too much.

My potty training is coming along, but not perfect because I was homeless for a long time. If you take me out enough, I do my business right away.  Life was super rough for me before so I'm hoping the next chapter brings me a warm safe forever home with lots of love.



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Interested in adopting this lovable animal? Please go to our website www.wagsmn.org and fill out an Adoption Application.  Once the application is processed, a Wags representative will contact you, answer any questions you may have, and set up a time/location for a meet and greet!  A home visit is required prior to adoption. Wags & Whiskers adopts animals within a 60 mile radius of the Twin Cities or a 30 minute radius of Duluth, Rochester, and Mankato.

Thank you for choosing to adopt!


Breed and temperament determination:  Wags & Whiskers Animal Rescue attempts to determine breed and temperament using a combination of looks, information provided to us at intake, and our experience with the animal while in our Rescue.  We do not guarantee this determination.



About Wags & Whiskers Animal Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

Wags & Whiskers Animal Rescue of MN is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to finding forever homes for stray, abandoned and surrendered companion animals. We are a small, volunteer run organization. All of our animals are housed in foster homes waiting to be adopted. We do not have a physical shelter. Please visit our website at wagsmn.org.

Come Meet Our Pets...

All animals are available to meet by appointment arranged with the foster.
Please come see us at Petsmart on the 2nd Saturday of each month in Eagan (Petsmart 1297 Promenade Pl, Eagan, MN 55121); 4th Saturday of each month in Richfield (Petsmart 1100 W 78th St, Richfield, MN 55423); and the 3rd Sunday of each month in Maple Grove (Petsmart 11200 Fountains Way Maple Grove, MN 55369). We will have many adoptable dogs, puppies, and maybe a kitten or two that are able to attend for public viewing... please stop in and play! If you are interested in a specific dog or cat from viewing our available animals at wagsmn.org, please email us in advance of an adoption event (wagswhiskersmn@gmail.com), and we will do our best to have them at the event.

Our Adoption Process...

Our adoption process includes adoption application which can be completed at our website wagsmn.org. Current fees can also be accessed on our website. After reviewing your application, a meeting is scheduled between you and the pet in the foster’s home or a neutral dog friendly place. If there are any resident dogs in your home, it is required that the dogs meet at this time. After the meeting, a home visit is scheduled and, if everything goes well with the visit, the adoption is finalized. A home visit by one of our representatives is required prior to finalizing any adoption, and we must meet all members of the household where the pet will be living sometime during the adoption process. We reserve the right to refuse any applicant for any reason Adoption fee includes: vet exam(s), spay/neuter, de-worming, heartworm test (if 6 months of age or older), vaccinations, microchip, and FIV/FeLv testing (for cats only). Email is the best way to get a fast response (wagswhiskersmn@gmail.com).