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My name is Fawna!

Facts about me

Breed
Chihuahua/Mixed Breed (Small)
Color
Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut - with White
Age
7 years 8 months old, Adult
Size
(When grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Weight
(Current) 18 lbs
Sex
Female
Pet ID

My info

Small blue checkmark Good with dogs
Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered

My story

Meet Fawna



Fawna is an adorable older girl, (7-ish years old), thought to be a Chihuahua mix. She is however larger than the typical Chihuahua weighing about 18 lbs.



Clearly Fawna has had a difficult life and we are not sure she had ever seen a vet prior to joining our Rescue.



Fawna is very sweet, gentle, and timid. She is fine with other dogs but younger energetic dogs would be too much for her; an older, calmer dog would be ideal. Fawna is also wonderful with people who are as calm as she is. Smaller children would be too energetic for her, but older children who are respectful of senior dogs, should be fine.



An ideal home for Fawna is with a quiet family who will incorporate her into their lifestyle, give her plenty of love and attention, and provide exceptional care (including veterinary care) through her twilight years.



Overall Fawna is in good health. She has had recent bloodwork and a dental including all necessary extractions. We do believe however that her vision might be less than perfect.



Of course Fawna is up-to-date on all vaccinations spayed, microchipped, and heartworm negative, taking year-round heartworm prevention.



If you might like to add this adorable little senior to your family, please contact BAARKDogRescue@gmail.com or 847-852-0895.
Rescue

Barrington Area Animal Rescue & Kennels NFP (BAARK Dog Rescue)

Contact info

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

1. Complete B.A.A.R.K.’s adoption application in its entirety. Prior to submitting an application for a particular pet, we encourage you to research the breed so that you understand the characteristics and needs of the animal.

2. After submitting the application, a B.A.A.R.K. adoption coordinator will contact you (assuming you are the primary caregiver to/adopter of the new pet) to review your application and conduct an initial phone interview.

3. A representative of B.A.A.R.K. will contact your references and verify the veterinary information that you have provided on the application for pets currently or previously owned. Please be sure you inform your references that you have provided their contact information to B.A.A.R.K. and that they will be contacted.

4. If, at any time during the adoption process, we conclude that the pet of interest is not a good match for your household, your application will be kept on file for one year. You will not be required to complete another application during that time period if you find another pet you are interested in adopting from B.A.A.R.K. Rescue.

5. After the initial phone interview, if B.A.A.R.K. has decided that the pet of interest to you may be a good fit for your household, a “meet & greet” will be arranged, either at the home of the foster family or at your home. If the first visit is preferred to take place at the foster home, a second visit will be arranged at your home.

6. B.A.A.R.K. will bring the pet of interest to your home for a meeting with ALL family members and ALL other pets within the household. The purpose of the home visit is to ensure that the pet you have chosen is appropriate for your living situation and lifestyle. Please note that ALL FAMILY MEMBERS AND ALL FAMILY PETS MUST BE PRESENT FOR THE IN-HOME INTERVIEW. More than one meeting may be required during the adoption process to ensure the best placement possible for the pet and the household.

7. When you have made the decision to adopt a pet from B.A.A.R.K. Rescue, we ask that you to spend 1-2 days thinking about the decision, in order to ensure that you are making the best choice for the pet and your family. A same day adoption is NEVER an option.

8. Once the decision is made to proceed with the adoption, an adoption contract must be reviewed, completed, and signed. B.A.A.R.K.’s adoption fee is non-refundable. You may also be asked to provide a separate check(s) of $150 as a fence deposit, obedience training deposit, and/or spay/neuter deposit. Check deposits will either be destroyed or returned upon completion of the required action.

Go meet their pets

B.A.A.R.K. schedules meet-and-greets with potential adopters at times mutually agreeable to both parties. These typically take place at the potential new home.

More about this rescue

B.A.A.R.K. Dog Rescue focuses its work on the rescue, compassionate and extraordinary care, and placement into permanent loving homes of homeless, unwanted, neglected, and suffering animals, with a focus on senior and/or special needs dogs. The Organization is an all-breed, foster-based no-kill Dog & Cat Rescue.

In addition, the Organization shall strive to educate the public on critical animal-related issues, and partner with other Organizations having similar values and objectives.