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My name is Freeway!

Dachshund Puppy for adption in Gurnee, Illinois - Freeway
Photo 1 - Dachshund Puppy for adoption in Gurnee, Illinois - Freeway
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Photo 3 - Dachshund Puppy for adoption in Gurnee, Illinois - Freeway

Facts about Freeway

  • Breed: Dachshund
  • Color: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut
  • Age: Puppy
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 20130118-01D

Freeway's Info...

I am purebred, a special needs pet, and not good with kids.

Freeway's Story...
Hi friends! I'm Freeway!

I am a Dachshund with a big heart and some special considerations. I am paralyzed because of some untreated fluid build up and subsequent infection around my spinal cord. I am not able to walk, but my amazing foster uncle made me a wheelchair that I can zoom around in. Because of my paralysis I need a very special home who can give me the tender loving care that I crave and deserve.

I love to cuddle and be in your arms or in your lap. I have some special jammies that help keep me from getting sores when I run around without my wheels and I am learning how great life can be.

Because of my injuries I will do best in a home with no small kids. I need careful tender love and my foster parents will show you all of the things that I love and need. I wear diapers and need to be changed frequently; but it is something that I am getting used to and is not hard to do.

I will be neutered in the next week or so as soon as the infection clears up and will come to my forever home with everything I need to get you started.

Please consider becoming my forever family. You will make me the luckiest puppy in the whole world and I promise you will never regret it.

I would love to come over and meet you. Please review the adoption process and policies and complete an online application at Questions or inquiries can be emailed to

Donations can be made to Freeway's care at and you can follow him on his Facebook page,

All animals adopted through Secondhand Snoots Rescue are brought up-to-date with age appropriate vaccinations, micro-chipped and spayed/neutered (when age / medically appropriate) prior to adoption. All medical information and full disclosure of each animal's behavior and history is available upon request and is supplied to any adopter at the time of adoption. A copy of our policy regarding warranties, refunds, or returns is available upon request. Secondhand Snoots Rescue, NFP is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization; Illinois Department of Agriculture License #14085

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Freeway, a Gurnee Dachshund puppy was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Dachshund for sale in Gurnee, or seeking a Dachshund puppy from a breeder in Gurnee.

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