Beethoven is a tiny 7 yr. old 8-1/2 lb. Pekingese with maybe Japanese Chin mixed in. He was severely neglected and had a very serious infection in his eye that wasn't treated - it became necessary to remove it so that infection wouldn't spread to his brain. He sleeps well in his crate at night and is just getting used to having one eye. He goes up and down the hardwood stairs pretty well and he is quite a love. He likes to be carried around and loves to get rubbed and just sit on laps. He does not appreciate being left alone and is quite vocal about that. He might be best with an older couple or stay at home mom. He has gotten the hang of walking on a leash, but tends to tire quickly. He would rather just be home sitting on a lap. He is rather tough at learning house rules as he obviously didn't have any before, but is getting the message about peeing outside as opposed to inside. He seems to need the other dogs around to teach him the rules. Beethoven craves attention. He does well with other dogs and, so far, seems fine with respectful children.
Beethoven is being fostered in Philadelphia, PA and his asking adoption fee is $125.
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