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My name is Sissy!

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Facts about me

Miniature Pinscher
Black - with Tan, Yellow or Fawn
10 years 8 months old, Senior
(When grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Pet ID

My info

Small blue checkmark Good with kids
Small blue checkmark Good with dogs
Small blue checkmark Good with cats
Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered
Small blue checkmark Housetrained
Small blue checkmark Has special needs

My story

Looking for a little dog that is good with cats, dogs and kids? Sissy is the girl for you!

Looking for a little dog who is 100% housebroken and doesn’t mind going outside? Sissy is the girl for you!

Love the idea of having a constant companion who would love nothing more than watching you cook? Sissy is the girl for you!

Do you think your dinner time might be a little too boring? Sissy’s table acrobatics and grumblings will liven up any meal!

Not getting enough talk back from the kids? Sissy loves to talk and makes the most unique noises (she’s also not a big barker).

Sissy has no fear! From day 1 here, Sissy has walked around like she owned the place.

Feeling blue? It’s impossible to be down when Sissy is around! Sissy makes us laugh daily and will brighten your day-guaranteed!

Sissy is a Miniature Pinscher Mix, and thought to be about 10 years old. She joined our Rescue Group when her owner passed away and no one in the family wanted her.

When we brought Sissy into BAARK's Program, we thought she was a hospice dog, given her appearance of possibly Cushings Disease or other medical challenge. However she is in overall good medical condition.

We have done extensive bloodwork, a 3-day urinalysis, echocardiogram and liver ultrasound. Her bloodwork and urinalysis did not show any markers for Cushings and since she is asymptomatic, there really wasn’t a need to pursue further Cushings testing. Her echocardiogram turned up only a very mild heart murmur. The ultrasound confirmed what we already suspected; Sissy has an enlarged liver. But the good news is that her liver is clear of masses and her liver numbers on bloodwork are normal. The only medication that Sissy is on is Enalapril, an inexpensive high blood pressure med.

Sissy is ready to live her twilight years with a fun and exciting family who will include her in all of their activities. She loves to be part of the action and will be sure to make every activity a fun time, simply by being part of it.

In addition to the veterinary care described above, Sissy is up-to-date on all vaccinations,heartworm negative and on year-round heartworm prevention, spayed, and microchipped.

If you are interested in adding Sissy to your family, please contact or 847-852-0895.
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Why adoption is a great option

Sissy, a Barrington Hills Miniature Pinscher dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Miniature Pinscher for sale in Barrington Hills, or seeking a Miniature Pinscher dog from a breeder in Barrington Hills.

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