My name is Rosa **URGENT**!

Chihuahua Dog for adoption in Berkeley, California - Rosa **URGENT**
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Rosa **URGENT**'s Info...

I am already spayed, purebred, up to date with shots, and good with dogs.

Rosa **URGENT**'s Story...
*URGENT* Rosa is a sweet, young dog who is seemingly overlooked by adopters passing through the busy shelter. Unassuming and relaxed, Rosa prefers to rest comfortably on her bed rather than jump and bark at those walking by. Coupled with her diminutive size, it’s easy not to notice her. But that’s a big mistake for anyone looking for a loyal little friend. Rosa is a happy girl who loves going for walks and cuddling with her shelter friends. Rosa loves other dogs and playing with them. She enjoys playing the clown and making her person happy.

Rosa has bilateral luxating patellas which is often a congenital problem in toy and miniature breed dogs. Although the specific cause of patellar luxation is unknown in most cases, it is generally agreed that a defect in hind limb conformation is the underlying cause. Each case should be evaluated individually by a veterinarian but at this time it does not appear that surgery is necessary. Her condition can be treated with alternative methods. Currently Rosa is receiving acupuncture treatments and seems to be responding very well! (Thanks go to Beth Schneider of Great and Small Acupuncture for treating Rosa free of charge!) Supplements like glucosamine and chondroitin are also incredibly helpful. If in later years her knees seem to be bothering her, your veterinarian may recommend a medication such as Rimadyl to relieve her discomfort.

You can read more about patellar luxation here:

Facts about Rosa **URGENT**

  • Breed: Chihuahua
  • Color: Brown/Chocolate
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

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

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Berkeley 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 Berkeley 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 Berkeley paves the way for another one to be saved.