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My name is Chellie!

Westie, West Highland White Terrier/Schnauzer (Miniature) Mix Dog for adption in Mt. Prospect, Illinois - Chellie
Photo 1 - Westie, West Highland White Terrier/Schnauzer (Miniature) Mix Dog for adoption in Mt. Prospect, Illinois - Chellie
Photo 2 - Westie, West Highland White Terrier/Schnauzer (Miniature) Mix Dog for adoption in Mt. Prospect, Illinois - Chellie
Photo 3 - Westie, West Highland White Terrier/Schnauzer (Miniature) Mix Dog for adoption in Mt. Prospect, Illinois - Chellie
Photo 4 - Westie, West Highland White Terrier/Schnauzer (Miniature) Mix Dog for adoption in Mt. Prospect, Illinois - Chellie

Facts about Chellie

  • Breed: Westie, West Highland White Terrier/Schnauzer (Miniature) Mix
  • Color: White - With Gray Or Silver
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: D-4363

Chellie's Info...

I am already spayed and up to date with shots.

Chellie's Story...
Chellie is an adorable little girl who we think may be a westie mix, perhaps with poodle or maltese. While we don't know her history, we do know that she will love you instantly regardless of what she's been through in the past. In a matter of hours, you will have won her heart, and she will win yours. What a diamond in the rough! Yes, she's missed a few of her grooming appointments as you can see in these "before" pictures, but our groomer has cleaned her up (unfortunately had to shave her) and soon she will become a curly, champagne-colored beauty. She has darker eyelashes than her coat, so if she's groomed to show that off, OMG, she'll be too cute for words!

At 21 pounds, and probably 1.5-2 years old, maybe she's just right for you. Chellie loves to cuddle and be petted. She is a nice blend of active/playful and restful. Something else she has going for her is that she doesn’t seem to shed, or is at most a very low-shedding dog.

Chellie enjoys sitting in your lap and snuggling. She likes to play with her toys, fetching them and tugging on them with you.
She likes the snow and loves to spend time roaming around the yard. She is housebroken, but is crated at night where she settles down with no complaining. She is learning not to chew things when she's bored (only a few times in the last month), and is also in the process of learning that she isn’t supposed to jump on people. She has already learned "sit," "down" and "paw".

Overall, she's a good little girl, gets along with the resident dog in her foster home, and listens pretty well. We believe she would be good with older children as she's very friendly. Chellie just needs a little refining and some useful training techniques used consistently will go a long way towards allowing her to reach her full potential.

Chellie's adoption fee of $295 includes: vet exam, heartworm test (neg), distemper combo vaccination, rabies and bordetella vaccination, fecal test (neg), routine dewormer, flea control, microchip and spay.

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Chellie, a Mt. Prospect Westie, West Highland White Terrier/Schnauzer (Miniature) dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Westie, West Highland White Terrier/Schnauzer (Miniature) for sale in Mt. Prospect, or seeking a Westie, West Highland White Terrier/Schnauzer (Miniature) dog from a breeder in Mt. Prospect.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Mt. Prospect 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 Mt. Prospect 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 Westie, West Highland White Terrier/Schnauzer (Miniature) breeders who help with Westie, West Highland White Terrier/Schnauzer (Miniature) rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Mt. Prospect paves the way for another one to be saved.