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Facts about me

Breed
Chihuahua
Color
Tan/Yellow/Fawn - with White
Age
Young
Size
(When grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Weight
Sex
Female
Pet ID
18283079

My info

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

My story

YouTube video link:  https://youtu.be/PckNMMDQ_8M

 

FOR ADOPTION!   Note:  Only those with a responsible dog ownership history and excellent vet reference need apply.

(For more pics, visit nr2r.petfinder.com or www.RoadtoRescueLA.org)

 

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:

PLEASE read profile thoroughly BEFORE applying:

DOG APPLICATION LINK:    http://www.roadtorescuela.org/dog-application

Chatty (female)

Intake date:   7/19/2022

Chihuahua mix

Approx 1 year old

7.8 pounds

Adoption fee:  $170, which includes vetting, microchip and microchip enrollment fee

Good with other dogs:  yes

Cats:  yes

Vetting and other:  altered (spayed/neutered), up-to-date on age-appropriate vaccinations, heartworm negative, fecal negative, monthly flea/tick and heartworm prevention, microchipped

Health issues:  none found

Temperament:   VERY scared and jumpy at first;  we feel she will bond once in a home to someone showing her kindness and attention

Energy level:  low-medium

Groom needs:  low

Biography:  We were contacted about what started out as 6 dogs... then 7... then finally 8 dogs in a home.  The owner was moving to a home that did not allow dogs.  It was quite an overwhelming situation for all involved.  We took in four of the dogs and the other four went to other groups.  Chatty is very scared little girl but once you hold her she warms up… and she really warms up when you have food.   We feel that she and Checkers were born in the home and never handled much.  Otherwise they wouldn’t have this fight or flight mentality.  They even had it in the home where they lived with people they knew.   They need the right home to help them understand how to be handled and loved.  Chatty did bite when she first arrived as she tried to escape our grip.   She has not bitten since and she did not bite anyone at the vet when she was being vetted.   She just needs someone that will go slow with her and help her to adjust to all this human love.  LOL!   If you think that’s you, we welcome your application but please don’t apply if you haven’t a clue about dogs like her.  Secure fence required as she may be a flight risk in the beginning.

 

**IMPORTANT NOTES**

*We do adopt out of state provided the adopter is willing and able to travel to us once approved.  We do not ship or transport our animals and there is no exception to this rule.

 

*All of our adoptable dogs are small, and they are never to be left outside alone, ever!  We only rehome our dogs to adopters that plan to have them as inside dogs and part of the family!   We do allow adopters with doggie doors, provided there is SECURE fencing.  There is no exception to this rule!

 

*PREDATORS:    IF THIS DOG IS UNDER 10 POUNDS, the dog is to be monitored and protected when outside at all times!  PREDATOR-THREAT IS A REAL DANGER!  For example, a hawk tried to pick up a Chihuahua owned by a friend visiting Ninna’s house… RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE VISITOR.  Thankfully the visitor was watching the dog and the hawk was wrestled off of the Chihuahua but it did require an ER visit and she is was very lucky to survive.   TAKE IT SERIOUSLY!  

 

*NO SMALL CHILDREN!!  As with almost all the dogs at NR2R, young children or a very active household is not recommended.   Many of our dogs come to us BECAUSE of small children, thus we do not rehome our dogs to homes with babies or young children.  KEEP THIS IN MIND IF YOU HAVE VISITING GRANDCHILDREN AS WELL!  Even if the children are older, it would depend on the child AND the parent or parents. 

 

*HOUSETRAINING:  We do NOT guarantee that any of our adoptable dogs are housetrained.   While most should be easily trained, keep in mind that they live in a rescue where they have access to the outdoors all day and are inside at night.  Even if they were surrendered to us as housetrained, it doesn’t mean they will automatically be housetrained in your home.  Housetraining them should be easy in the right home with time, patience, and consistency. 

 

*We do not guarantee the age, health or temperament of any of the dogs we rehome.  Many of the dogs we take in come from animal control and rarely do we have histories and even when we do, many times the histories are inaccurate.

 

*Only adopters with a responsible dog ownership history and excellent vet reference need apply.   If you bring this pet into your heart and home, you will receive in return many years of love, companionship, and loyalty.  That’s our guarantee.

 

Other notes:  This pet is available for adoption through Ninna’s Road to Rescue, Benton, La.  We are 501c3 non-profit organization.  Our mission is to rescue small-breed dogs and a handful of cats and to re-home them into RESPONSIBLE and CARING forever homes.    DOG APPLICATION LINK:   http://www.roadtorescuela.org/dog-application

 

Time may be of the essence if you are looking to adopt a specific animal.  We do not reserve animals, unless and until we have approved your application, provided the animal is still available at the time we receive your application.  The first APPROVED application we receive will be considered.  We are NOT a first come, first serve rescue!! We adopt our rescues out to the RIGHT home, not just A home. Only responsible pet owners need apply.

Applying to adopt does NOT commit you to the adoption NOR does it guarantee the adoption.

CONTACT:  Our adoptable pets are updated regularly, but if you want to check the availability of a pet... OR still have questions AFTER reading this profile, message us via our Facebook page.   Please indicate the name when communicating with us.

www.RoadtoRescueLA.org

 



September 30, 2022, 8:51 pm

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Why adoption is a great option

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

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