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My name is Holly!

Chihuahua/Italian Greyhound Mix Dog for adoption in Durham, North Carolina - Holly
Photo 1 - Chihuahua/Italian Greyhound Mix Dog for adoption in Durham, North Carolina - Holly
Photo 2 - Chihuahua/Italian Greyhound Mix Dog for adoption in Durham, North Carolina - Holly
Photo 3 - Chihuahua/Italian Greyhound Mix Dog for adoption in Durham, North Carolina - Holly
Photo 4 - Chihuahua/Italian Greyhound Mix Dog for adoption in Durham, North Carolina - Holly

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Holly's Info...

I am already spayed and up to date with shots.

Holly's Story...
Holly was found as a stray in the eastern part of NC. She estimated to be around 2 yrs old and weighs 7.5 lbs. She is thought to be a Chihuahua/Italian Greyhound mix due to her slender body shape and long spindly legs.

Holly bio update - 7/4/2017
Holly took a vacation for a couple weeks and visited a temp foster family while her foster went on vacation. With a different environment they want to share some things about her that are endearing. She will make a great companion.

She was in a pack with two other dogs (one blind) and settled in very quickly to their schedule of eating, frequent potty breaks, napping, and playing in the yard. She was not crated during this time. She runs circles in the yard which the fosters use to tire her out at certain times of the day. She plays well with her foster sibs. She walks great on a leash by herself or in a pack and she's always late for a meeting.

She is a very energetic and fun loving girl and while she would love to take all the attention, her fosters are teaching her a few new words that will help her with boundaries. Like "Holly no jump", "Holly this is my space" and "Holly Calm". She is learning these boundaries and her forever parent(s) will need to be patient in this area. She is a smart girl. We have not seen an evil bone in her body. Even though she acts like she's chewing on your fingers sometimes, we took this as she needed to play so we gave her a toy and that seemed to satisfy her need. She loves to sleep in your bed at night under the covers in the spot "you" select and sleeps all night. She will take naps in her own bed during the day. Or any other bed that might be open but teaching her that her space is more preferred. She loves to play with a knotted sock and is learning tug-of-war. She may hoard all the toys so be firm in her boundaries. She loves to lay in the sun in the yard, on the porch or at the front door. She loves meal and treat time and she is working on learning that what is given to her is hers and vice versa. She is house trained and did mark her territory but her Foster's saw the bigger picture and she quickly settled into the potty routine outside.

The Temp Foster's believe she will do well in a pack environment so she can continue to be taught boundaries of living in a pack. If in a home without other dogs she will need to have her Alpha human keep her in check.

She is UTD on shots, spayed and on HW preventative.

To submit an adoption application go here... http://www.chihuahua-rescue.com/adoption-application/
Reference checks and a home visit are required so he can only be adopted in NC/SC, VA and GA. If you have any questions, please contact carolinascoordinator@chihuahua-rescue.com.

Her adoption donation is $200.00.

Facts about Holly

  • Breed: Chihuahua/Italian Greyhound Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn - With White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female

Other Pets at Chihuahua Rescue & Transport, Inc.-Southeastern Region

Why Adoption is a Great Option

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

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