My name is Frankie!

Schnauzer (Miniature) Dog for adoption in Chicago, Illinois - Frankie
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Frankie's Info...

I am housetrained, purebred, a special needs pet, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.

Frankie's Story...
Frankie is an incredibly sweet and gentle 16-pound, eight-year-old, male, miniature schnauzer looking for a loving home. This boy was found as a stray and brought to Chicago Animal Care and Control. He has been living in a foster home where he gets along wonderfully with all the other dogs and cats. He is perfectly housebroken and just a joy to be around. He has a funny gait. Unfortunately the vet said the x-rays showed it to be an old injury. And, I know I don’t have the terminology quite right, but he said it was “a gap in his spine?” So, he is probably best in a home with dogs or kids that won’t pounce on him and probably best in a sedentary lifestyle so he doesn’t further injure his back and end up paralyzed. He does LOVE to go for walks and he loves to cuddle, be pampered and adored. He just melts into you when you pet him. He is a loyal and loving companion. Frankie is great on leash, and he rides beautifully in the car. He’s best in a home without a lot of stairs. If you’re looking for a mellow, loving and pleasant canine companion, please contact his foster mom Gloria at or 773-907-0305. His adoption fee of $150 benefits the rescued dogs of Famous Fido Rescue & Adoption Alliance. Frankie is up-to-date on rabies and distemper vaccines, micro-chipped, and heartworm-tested.

Facts about Frankie

  • Breed: Schnauzer (Miniature)
  • Color: Gray/Silver/Salt & Pepper - With Black
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Frankie, a Chicago Schnauzer (Miniature) dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Schnauzer (Miniature) for sale in Chicago, or seeking a Schnauzer (Miniature) dog from a breeder in Chicago.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Chicago 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 Chicago 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 Schnauzer (Miniature) breeders who help with Schnauzer (Miniature) rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Chicago paves the way for another one to be saved.