Tennyson is a very sweet, out-going Papillon / Dachshund mix with maybe a splash of Chihuahua in there somewhere. He's roughly 8lbs and we estimate him to be about 9 months old. Tennyson has a beautiful, medium-length silky coat that is so soft. Although he's still a puppy, Tennyson is well behaved and doesn't get too rowdy. He plays nicely with both big and small dogs, and even cats to o! Tennyson loves people and really enjoys making new friends, especially if they're willing to hand out belly rubs. Those are his favorite!
Tennyson is looking for the perfect forever home because he hasn't had the best start to life. You see, this sweet, gentle little boy was picked up as a stray on the streets of Houston with a broken hip. There's no telling what would have happened to him if the wonderful people at Harris County and K-9 Angels hadn't stepped in to help him. Despite his broken hip, Tennyson does still get around exceptionally well. Our vet was shocked by how tough this little boy is! He didn't even flinch when she was examining his hip and moving his leg back and forth. He doesn't even have any trouble going up and down the stairs in his foster home. Although he doesn't seem to be too limited by his injury, Tennyson will need to have surgery to repair his hip. He'll likely be perfectly normal once he's completely healed though!
Tennyson does well in his crate when his foster mom is at work, but he probably won't need to be crated once he's a little bit older. He's not much of a trouble maker at all. Tennyson is also doing really well with his potty training. He's only had a few accidents in the house, and most of those were during his first few days out of the shelter, so who can blame him? Tennyson already sleeps all night in the big kids' bed without ever needing to go outside. If you're looking for a sweet, lovable, happy pup then Tennyson might be the perfect guy for you! :)
Tennyson is a Male Papillon / Dachshund mix that we estimate to be born around July 15, 2016 and weighs 8 lbs.
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