My name is HOPSIN!

Dachshund/Chihuahua Mix Dog for adoption in Jersey City, New Jersey - HOPSIN
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HOPSIN's Info...

I am already neutered, in need of an experienced adopter, up to date with shots, good with kids, and good with dogs.

HOPSIN's Story...
​Please take the time to read all information provided as it could answer some questions you may have.

HOPSIN was saved from Texas where most shelters have to kill dogs for space after just 3 days. HOPSIN is neutered, rabies, core vaccines, de-wormed, heartworm & tick-disease tested (Snap 4dx) negative and micro-chipped. He has an estimated date of birth of 1 February 2016 and as of December 2016 weighed around 12 pounds.

HOPSIN is a sweet gentle boy who loves to shower you with his love and affection he has been storing up whilst waiting for his forever family to find him.
HOPSIN would suit a family that is familiar with small breed dogs, someone who understands the needs of small breed dogs. He would benefit a life of adventures and exploration and then cuddles on the couch at night before bed. HOPSIN currently lives with all size dogs ranging from 6 pound chi's to 95 pound German Shepherds and gets on great with them all. We do NOT have cats at the rescue so cannot comment on how he would be with them.

We have dog doors in the house and HOPSIN uses them to go out and play or to do his business, however, I also have pee-pads inside and I think he uses those also. It would be wise to expect the odd accident until he learns her new routine and to let you know he needs to go outside.

HOPSIN would benefit from an active, fun family that has the time to work with him on his obedience and manners, who would take him on adventures and road trips and let him explore the sights, sounds and smells the world has to offer. He would benefit from a family that has the time to work with him on basic and advanced obedience training. By working together both HOPSIN and his humans can learn each others body language and personality, expectations and boundaries can be set and with self-training a stronger bond formed.

We currently feed SPORTMIX Wholesomes Chicken Meal & Rice Formula, a 4* (a per GRAIN FREE food along with pro-bioitics and immune support supplements listed on the available dogs page!

HOPSIN is available for adoption through Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $500. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed.

If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this handsome boy a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements.

Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks.

HOPSIN is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. There is a local hotel in Dover-Foxcroft that is pet-friendly (approx 6 miles) and several in Bangor (approx 45 miles). There are also lots of wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen.

Facts about HOPSIN

  • Breed: Dachshund/Chihuahua Mix
  • Color: Black
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male

Other Pets at Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue-NJ

Why Adoption is a Great Option

HOPSIN, a Jersey City Dachshund/Chihuahua dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Dachshund/Chihuahua for sale in Jersey City, or seeking a Dachshund/Chihuahua dog from a breeder in Jersey City.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Jersey City 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 Jersey City 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 Dachshund/Chihuahua breeders who help with Dachshund/Chihuahua rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Jersey City paves the way for another one to be saved.