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My name is Karlie!

Chihuahua Dog for adoption in Garfield Heights, Ohio - Karlie
Photo 1 - Chihuahua Dog for adoption in Garfield Heights, Ohio - Karlie
Photo 2 - Chihuahua Dog for adoption in Garfield Heights, Ohio - Karlie
Photo 3 - Chihuahua Dog for adoption in Garfield Heights, Ohio - Karlie
Photo 4 - Chihuahua Dog for adoption in Garfield Heights, Ohio - Karlie
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Canine Lifeline

Facts about Karlie

  • Breed: Chihuahua
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10948432

To make the adoption process faster and easier, please visit www.caninelifeline.org to submit an online application.



Karlie is a shy but sweet 4 year-old Chihuahua mix female who came to us along with her sister Heather from a county dog shelter. Both girls were very underweight when they first came to us. We don’t know what their story is but they clearly hadn’t received much attention as their nails were very long and every bone in their bodies was visible. After several weeks of TLC and good food, Karlie has gained a few pounds and, at about 10 pounds now, she’s close to her ideal weight. She’s a little more brave in new situations than her sister but will still need a little time to adjust to new people and surroundings. Since she was so thin and it was so cold when she first came to us, she has been trained to pee pads in her foster home but can transition to outdoor potty breaks in her new home. Karlie does not need to be adopted with her sister. She would probably do fine with another small dog in the home or as an only dog if her family can spend lots of time with her. Karlie’s adoption fee is $200. She’s spayed, heartworm negative and on monthly preventative, up to date on vaccinations, wormed, on flea preventative, and microchipped. All Canine Lifeline adoptions come with a two-week trial period to make sure it’s a great match before the adoption is finalized. Please email info@caninelifeline.org if you’re interested in Karlie. An approved application is required before we schedule meets with any of our dogs. All of our dogs come to us from county dog pounds so we have no history on them. We also have no foster homes with young children so aren’t comfortable placing any of them in a home with children less than 4-5 years of age. We try to respond to inquiries within 24-48 hours so if you haven’t heard from us within that time frame, please check your junkmail or spam folder to make sure our reply hasn’t landed in there.  Please visit our website at www.caninelifeline.org to see more photos of Karlie and to submit an online application.



Please visit http://www.caninelifeline.org/2015/adoption-process/ for more information about our adoption process and to submit an online application.



About Canine Lifeline

About Our Rescue Group...

Canine Lifeline is an all volunteer 501(c)3 organization with a mission to save adoptable dogs from being euthanized at shelters due to overcrowding or treatable medical conditions such as heartworm. All of our dogs are in foster homes throughout northeast Ohio.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Canine Lifeline takes adoptable dogs to Petco in Macedonia most Sunday's. We also participate in many adoption events throughout the summer months. Please check our website at www.caninelifeline.org for the most current adoption event listing.

Our Adoption Process...

All Canine Lifeline dogs are spayed or neutered prior to adoption, microchipped, up-to-date on vaccinations including a one-year rabies, and are on monthly heartworm preventative. In the warmer months of the year, our dogs are also on a flea and tick preventative. The adoption fee for dogs 7 months up to 7 years of age is $200. Senior dogs may be adopted for a reduced fee of $125. Puppies 6 months and under are $275. Since all of our dogs come from shelters and have been stray or abandoned at least once in their lives, we want to make sure that their next home is for keeps. That’s why each adoption comes with a two-week trial period to make sure it’s a perfect match before the adoption is finalized.