Meet Oscar, no-not-so-grouchy dachshund terrier mix. This sweetie recently found himself in an overcrowded shelter, scared and alone. He wasn't sure what was going to happen to him but luckily he was rescued and recently arrived in town in the hopes of finding a forever home. Oscar is now a friendly and happy guy who loves to give kisses and looks forward to a soft bed, toys of his own and nightly walks with his new owners. We believe however that he would do best in a home with adults, because he may get overwhelmed by kids.
Oscar can be picky with his dog friends at first, so he needs a gradual introduciton, or would be great as an only dog. He's currently being fostered with other dogs, and took some time to warm up, but now does well with them. He's also good with cats. Oscar is still working on his potty training, and his foster mom is starting to introduce him to leash walking. He is ready to start his new life and thinks it would be great to have his family of his own. If you are looking for a scruffy little dachshund buddy, Oscar may be your guy.
Please apply today.
BREED ESTIMATE: Dachshund/Wirehaired terrier mix
APPROXIMATE WEIGHT: ~15 lbs
APPROXIMATE AGE: TBD
COAT TYPE: short length
ADOPTION FEE: $350
OTHER INFO: utd on shots/neutered
LOCATION: Alexandria, VA
FOR MORE INFO OR TO ADOPT: Please go to http://adopt.ddbnova.org and complete the application.
You can also help save dogs like this one by becoming a foster, providing a rescue dog with a temporary home and giving them the love and care they need until they are permanently adopted. Every person who fosters is directly responsible for saving the life of a dog, because we can only save as many dogs as we have foster families available to welcome them into their homes. If you think you might be interested in becoming a foster and want to learn more, please go to http://foster.ddbnova.org and fill out an application.
Dogs Deserve Better of Northern Virginia is an all-volunteer, foster-based rescue that primarily adopts to families in the DC Metro area.
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