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My name is Hot Rod Durham!

Dachshund Dog for adoption in Houston, Texas - Hot Rod Durham
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I'm being cared for by:
Dachshund Rescue of Houston

Facts about Hot Rod Durham

  • Breed: Dachshund
  • Color: Black - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 10829447
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.

vetting complete

 

Hot Rod was an emergency intake over the Thanksgiving Holiday.  DRoH was alerted by a local shelter that this little (6 pounds) fellow had been found as a stray.  He was in pretty bad shape.  Horribly underweight, with patches of fur missing and something wrong with his left eye - animal control needed Dachshund Rescue of Houston's help!  This little guy had NO chance of leaving the shelter if we didn't step up.  Volunteers scrambled to make arrangements to save this little guy.  He was admitted at one of vet clinics and is starting treatment for all that ails him.  They vet  was cleared to go home to foster (with eye drops, medications & medicated bathing instructions), so off he went. This little guy made friends all along his way - the animal control officer,  the volunteer who picked him up from the shelter, the vet staff at the clinic and now his new foster family.  

Update: 

Hot Rod (AKA: Roddy) is a gentle loving boy.  Despite the bad situation he came from his spirit has definitely not been broken plus he is enjoying his time with his foster dad and sister.  His patches in his fur are fully healing and he is looking and feeling great again and becoming fully active. Roddy has become very attached to his foster sister and follows her everywhere and the two will cuddle and chase each other all day.  He loves to cuddle in your lap as much as possible. On a nice sunny day, he will roll around the grass and soak up the sun.  He does practice being a guard dog thanks to his sister and he will bark but it seems like almost a whisper. He is crate trained and does fine in it during the day but Roddy has shown he can also be trusted out of the crate, too.

Overall, he is the sweetest little fellow!  



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About Dachshund Rescue of Houston

About Our Rescue Group...

We have one sole purpose and that is to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home Dachshunds in need of a second chance at life and love. We rescue purebred (and a few mixed) dachshunds from pounds and shelters. Some have had a wonderful life but were dumped by their only family at a shelter for no reason at all, while others have been abused, abandoned, neglected and starved of food and human affection their entire life. We believe there is a home somewhere for every dog rescued; some just take a little longer to find.

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Our Adoption Process...

Interested adopters must fill out an application, pass a vet check, interview, and home visit. Current adoption fee is $250, but only $150 for seniors 10 and older. If two dogs are adopted together, the fee for both dogs is $375.