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Chihuahua Dog for adption in Rocky Hill, Connecticut - Skeeder
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Facts about Skeeder

  • Breed: Chihuahua
  • Color: White - With Black
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male

Skeeder's Info...

I am already neutered, purebred, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.

Skeeder's Story...
adoption fee $195/includes speuter, micro-chip, all yr;y vax, parasite-free, current on monthly heart worm and flea/tick prevention, health certificate(issued with 1 week of transport), Martindale collar and delivered to your door/Saturdays.
date of birth: March 18 2012...Exceptionally sweet, gentle, and a very loving and devoted demeanor. Plays gently. Will make great companion for a quiet person/couple with lots of love to share. Gets along well with other dogs, cats and all adults. Walks well on-leash.
This pup was rescued from a 'high-kill' Animal Control facility in Laurens Co, SC
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Thank you, for considering a rescued companion animal.
Most of the pups we have available for adoption are in foster care, in Rutherfordton, NC. All adoption fees includes speuter, micro-chip, all 4 puppy boosters, Bordatella and Rabies vax, parasite-free and current on monthly heart worm and flea/tick prevention, will have a new Martindale collar, current health certificate(issued within 7 days prior to transport)& transport to your door(we use a bonded commercial pet transport service-Animals On Board).
Where there is a hound breed, or houndX, being considered for adoption, & in homes where children reside or will be visiting, a secured fenced-in yard is required.
All potential adopters are required to be at least 23 yrs or older, and send H4S CARes your completed application(provided below) as a pdf attachment to: h4s_cares@yahoo.com.
Upon receipt of your application, we will acknowledge your app in an email and immediately send out a questionaire to your 3 personal references and contact your vet's office.
Please, contact and ask your personal references to reply at their most earliest convenience, to help us process your application in a timely manner and which will allow
you to get the pup of your choice.
PLEASE, be sure to ask your refs to check in their SPAM folders, if they do not see an email from h4s_cares@yahoo.com, immediately.
Also, please give your vet's office permission to release your information to us. We will be contacting them within 2 business days.
We will be back in contact with you, as soon as we have heard back from your 3 personal references.
Upon approval of this adoption, & to hold the dog/pup of your choice, H4S requires the entire adoption fee sent to our secure PayPal acct at: h4s_cares@yahoo.com.
Upon receipt of the adoption fee, we will respond by sending you H4S's adoption contract and all pertinent information you will need to be ready for your pup's
arrival and will make reservation for your new family member's transport to your door on the first Saturday available.
IF, for any reason, the adoption does not work out, the dog must be returned to H4S.
OR, IF you feel that you have found a better match for the dog, H4S MUST approve the transfer of the dog BEFORE the dog is allowed to be re-homed.
This way, you are covered and the future of the adopted dog/pup is never in question.
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Over the past 10 years, my rescue work has allowed the local public an alternative to Rutherford County's only animal facility, a 'high-kill'(3Xs week) Animal Control,
run by the Sheriff's Dept and inmates from a local minimum-security prison.
I also take in pets folks give up, or litters of unwanted puppies-where I get the mama dog spayed, in return.
I can't MAKE the owner agree to it but am most successful, especially when I quote them the local statistics at the Pound and how speutering them allows for a calmer demeanor, and less incidence of cancer and bad behavior=running off/higher incidents of dog fights/getting hit by a car.
Upon arrival at H4S, our vet evaluates them, vaccinate and de-worm all rescues. IF the rescue is an adult, we test for heart worms. If they test heart worm positive, we treat them and then get them into a calm environment for their 6-wk quarantine. then get them through a quarantine period of 2>3 weeks, then speuter and microchip, then another 2 week quarantine before placing them up for adoption.
No one is ever placed up for adoption until they are healthy and ready to find and go on to their very own furever family/home.
ALL potential adopters must be 23yo and send us their completed adoption application(provided below) to: h4s_cares@yahoo.com.
Upon receipt of your completed application, I will email you to let you know I have received it, will review it and will email a questionaire to your 3 personal refs and call your vet's office. PLEASE, be sure to ask your 3 refs to reply at their earliest convenience, so that there is no delay in approving your app for the pup of your choice.
Also, you will need to give your vet's office permission to release your pet's medical records to Howlin4Spirit.
When we have all the info we require to be sure that you and Joni are a good match, we will contact you by phone to solidify the adoption.
To speak with me directly, call 828-245-8256, between 6 and 8:30pm...during the daytime I'm am always outside cleaning kennels, doing the washing, repairing fences, or hiking in the woods with the dogs, etc but do check my msgs at least 2Xs/day...OR, leave msg and I will call you as soon as I get it.
Keno and I look forward to hearing back from you.
sincerely,
Denise Brault-founder-director/fundraiser/behaviorist/pooper-scooper and major 'go-for'

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**Howlin4Spirit Companion Animal Rescue**
**Adoption Application**
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We realize, in a logical perspective, that we are not going to be able to broadly change the World.
But, we know we can be an advocate of change.
We know that we can't rescue every animal in need, but little by little, we can help one animal at a time.
We know we CAN make a difference!
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Date: pup interested in...1st choice: 2nd choice:

1 Name of applicant:
Name of applicant's spouse/partner:
2 Address:
3 How long at this address:
4 Telephone #s:(h) (w) (c)
5 Email address:
6 With whom are you employed:
Spouse/partner's employer:
7 Occupation:
Spouse/partner's occupation:
8(a) Number of children living in this household: Their names & ages:
(b) Number of adults living in this household: Their names, ages, & occupations(of those not listed above):
(c)Is anyone living in this household either pregnant or trying to become pregnant:
9 What type of environment do you live in: Rural___Suburb___City___
10 Housing: Apt___House___Duplex___Mobile Home___Other___
11 Do you rent or own?
(a)If you rent, do you have permission from your landlord to own a companion animal under 25lbs? over 25lbs?
(b) Name and telephone# of landlord:
12(a) What other dogs/cats have you previously owned and what happened to them(state pet's name, age, if speutered, reason for giving up/cause of death):
(b) What other dogs/cats currently live in your home:(please list: names, breed, sex, age, any health issues they may have & if speutered):
13 Are there any other types of animals currently living in your home(if so, describe):
14 What do you know about the breed in question(it is required that you research this breed's traits/habits)?:
15 Are there any specific habits/problems you are not willing to work with? If so, please specify:
16 Sexual preference: M___F___No preference____
17 (a) Do you have a fenced-in yard & is it connected to the house(entire yard fenced, front yard only, backyard fenced & attached to back door, etc):
(b) what is the height & dimensions of the fenced-in area(please, be specific, as this info is REQUIRED & PERTINENT to the approval of your application):
(c) Please, describe your fencing materials(chain-link, wooden stockade, vinyl rail...2, 3 or more rails...is it reinforced with wire/what kind of wire..chicken/field/hog....or upright slats...etc):
(d) What type of gates(describe as you did in above question):
(e) Can they be opened by children:
(f) If you don't have a fenced-in yard, how will the animal be exercised and allowed to eliminate:
18 Who will supervise outdoor activities:
19 Do you have(check all that apply):Pet door____Kennel run____Dog house____Stake____
Tie-out or cable-run____Crate____None____
20 Do you have a swimming pool? Is it fenced-in separately from the rest of the yard?
21 What member of the family will be taking the MAJOR responsibility for the care of this animal:
22 Does anyone in your family have allergies to ANY animal:
23 Has anyone in your household had a problem with impulse control:
24 What are your plans for this animal: (a) protection/guard:______ (b)companion:______
(c)child's pet:_____(d)pet therapy:_____(e) agility/flyball:_____ (f)obedience:______
(g)herding:______(h)ranch work______(i)other(explain):__________________________________
25 (a) Have you ever trained a dog in obedience classes? (b) Are you planning on taking your adopted dog to an obedience class?
26 Have you ever sold, given away or surrendered a pet? If so, please provide details of situation:
27 (a) How much time are you willing to give the dog to adjust to it's new environment & family members?
(b) This dog may not be housebroken. Are you willing to take the time to work with the animal?
(c) For this adoption to be approved, it is required that you promise to always keep this animal on-leash before you open your front door, or whenever exercising your best
buddy outside of a secured fenced-in area...do you agree to this stipulation?
28 Will the animal live in the home? If not, where?
29 What type of shelter will be provided when the dog is outside(doghouse/patio/decking overhang, etc):
30 Where, exactly, will the animal sleep at night and be kept when there is no one at home
(i.e., crated, free roam of home, laundry/kitchen area, fenced-in yard, etc):
31 (a) On the average, how long will the animal be left alone during the day:
(b) What is the activity level of your household:
_____busy-visits by friends, meetings, children, parties at home
_____noisy-TV, stereo, machinery, tools, kids playing
_____moderate-normal comings and goings
_____quiet-homebodies, few guests
32 Do you believe in dog crates? If so, for what exact purpose(s)?
33 If you had to move & your new landowner does not allow pets, what will you do with your companion animal(CA)?
34 When you go on vacation, will your pet accompany you or who would care for it?
35 Under what condition(s) would you consider giving up your companion animal?
36 (a)who is the veterinarian you currently use, or used for your previous animal's health issues(IF used within past 5 yrs):
animal hospital's name/vet's name:
address:
telephone #:
(b) what type of heart worm prevention do you use?
37 How will your animal travel to the vet, or other places(i.e, crated, doggie seat belt, loose in a car/van, tethered or in crate or in box in
bed of truck?):
38 May we call your vet and inquire as to your previous/current pet's health care? If not, why?
39 Are you willing to allow an H4S's representative to periodically visit your home? If not, why?
40 List NAMES & EMAIL addresses of 3 NON-RELATED personal references, whom you have known for at least 3 years, &/or whom may be familiar with your pet ownership history:
1:
2:
3:
41 If you have a disability or special needs, please be sure to let us know, here; this will help us find the BEST companion for you and your needs(if your disability is not disclosed to H4S,
then we reserve the right to deny this adoption at ANY time; even at the time of delivery, when you will forfeit your deposit):
NO answer? Then, we will consider this application INCOMPLETE
42 What arrangements have you made for your pet, if you could no longer care for them(i.e., moving over seas, extended hospital stay, nursing care facility, death)?
NO answer? Then, we will consider this application INCOMPLETE
43 &, finally, please tell us a little about yourself and why you feel you could provide a good home for a rescued companion animal:


Our goal in rescuing and re-homing animals is to provide them with a loving home for the rest of their life.
The adoption fee covers their medical costs associated with the animal, medical and daily care during their foster period and transport.
All animals adopted by our group MUST BE spayed/neutered prior to finalizing the placement.

Sometimes, for reasons beyond anyone's control, the adoption does not work out.
In this case, the animal must be returned to Howlin4Spirit CARes at the adopter's expense, via the same bonded commercial pet transporter used to transport them to you.

Adoption contributions are not refundable, for any reason.

By signing this application, I attest to the fact that I am 23 years of age or older, & that the above information provided is correct and that you understand any future medical costs are your responsibility
and we have made full disclosure regarding our & our vet's knowledge of the health of the animal.

spouse/partner's signature(if married):

Howlin4Spirit CARes...(7,600+ adult/senior/special needs & puppies rescued)
within the heart of every companion animal lies the singular desire to be loved
h4s_cares@yahoo.com....P.O. Box 711-Rutherfordton, NC 28139....#828-429-8398
www.adoptapet.com =Brookside, NJ, Williston Park, NY, Lincolndale, NY & Rocky Hill, CT sites
www.petfinder.org/shelters/NC469.html and www.petfinder.org/shelters/NJ505.html
For your much-appreciated tax-deductible donation: http://rutherfordcountyhumanesociety.org/Howlin4Spirit.html
www.ttouch.com...a recommended website to check out, for all new fur-parents
For behavioral issues and advice, go to: www.CesarMillan.com

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Skeeder, a Rocky Hill Chihuahua dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Chihuahua for sale in Rocky Hill, or seeking a Chihuahua dog from a breeder in Rocky Hill.

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