Say hello to JoJo, an 8.5 lb male tri-colored Yorkie/Chihuahua mix and admitted lap-a-holic! JoJo came from a situation of neglect and has learned in rescue what it means to be loved. His exact age is unknown, but our vet believes he is about 5 years old. JoJo loves nothing more than to give kisses and snuggle on your lap. He also loves to go for walks, run and play in the yard with his nugget sized foster siblings, and going bye bye. He sits pretty on his hind legs when he needs anything. 'Anything' usually means he either needs to go potty, wants a 'snackie', or he is begging you in his adorable little way to move that darn laptop from his favorite spot to lay down!
JoJo has a mild form of condition that is fairly common in toy breeds called Collapsing Trachea. It does not require any medical treatment at this time. His foster mom takes great care of him by simply providing a clean air environment, harnesses instead of neck collars, cartilage support supplements, and maintaining a healthy weight with a special diet. All of these things are essential for JoJo's well being, and need to be faithfully continued for the long, healthy lifetime of loving care he needs and deserves.
Because of JoJo's CT, he will require an adopter with a house with clean and smoke free air, older mature children (if any), and an established dog owner history with excellent current or past vet references. He has not been temperament tested with cats. If you would love to make this awesome little guy your forever friend, please submit an application for consideration.
JoJo is being fostered in St. Louis, MO.
His adoption fee is $250 and includes neuter, all vaccines and microchip.
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