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Pio - Chihuahua (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Chihuahua Dog For Adoption in McKinney, TX, USA

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Organization Name: Sheree's Dog Rescue
Location: McKinney, TX
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Breed: Chihuahua
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Pio

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Tan/Yellow/Fawn with White
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 03/29/2016
Location: McKinney, TX 75071
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Tags: Chihuahua Dog For Adoption in McKinney, TX, USA
Physical Attributes
Eye Color Brown
Ear Type Erect
Tail Type Curled
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs High
Likes to Vocalize Quiet
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Owner Experience Required Species
Other
  • Apartment Appropriate
  • Leash Trained
  • Crate Trained
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Be in Your Lap
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Intelligent
  • Even-Tempered
  • Gentle
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Chihuahua (short coat). My name is Pio and I am a smooth coat Chihuahua boy. I weigh approx 7 pounds and I am 3 1/2 years old. I was surrendered by my owner who fell on hard times. I am friendly to other dogs and to cats. I have a good personality and I am a busy body, without being hyper. I am just a happy, healthy boy. I am good with other dogs although I enjoy having all the attention to myself! I am neutered, current on shots, heartworm negative, microchipped, crate trained, leash trained and doing well on potty training. My adoption fee is $200. If interested, please send you application to Linda at shereesdogrescue@gmail.com You can send an APPLICATION FORM by email at: shereesdogrescue@gmail.com, or by fax at: 469-453-3331. For more information, please call Linda at 972-658-2487.

Chihuahua

Overview: The Chihuahua is a tiny bundle of joy. Kids love him ' and for good reason. This breed seems always excited about something. They do best as an indoor dog, but they love to scamper around in the yard ' in suitable weather.
Breed Group: Toy
Weight (lbs): 6
Height (in): 6-9
Colors: Any.
Coat: Smooth with soft, glossy hair or long with soft straight or wavy coat and fringed ears.
Character: Chihuahuas are very intelligent little dogs that are much more brave than their small size suggests. They often bond with only one person.
Temperament: This breed usually lives with other dogs and cats very easily. Children should be taught how to play with this small dog as many try to treat it as a toy.
Care: The Chihuahua requires occasional grooming with a brush and comb. Trim claws and check teeth on a regular basis. Care of the long coat entails brushing 2 to 3 times a week.
Training: This breed is eager to learn, so don't let the small size deter you from properly training him.
Activity: Chihuahuas can typically get sufficient exercise by playing indoors.
Country of Origin: Mexico
Health Issue: This breed has a short nose and large eyes, which can cause some problems (e.g., wheezing, dry eye, glaucoma). They are prone to slipped stifle, gum problems, colds, stress, and rheumatism.
Life Expectancy: about 15 or more

More About Chihuahua Breed
If you’re looking to adopt a dog and don’t know where to start, puppyfinder.com is an excellent source for information about adopting a dog and will connect you with hundreds of shelters across the US that have adoptable puppies and older dogs waiting for forever homes.
  1. Do your research – find out what types of dogs would be a good fit for your lifestyle and the activity level of your family. Also keep in mind the grooming needs of certain breeds that might require frequent maintenance.
  2. Decide what you can handle – before you get sucked in by all the adorable puppy eyes you’re about to see, think long and hard about the appropriate age dog for your family or if you are capable of caring for a special needs dog. Puppies are a lot of work, if you don’t have time for potty training and obedience classes you’ll want to consider an older dog. There are plenty of middle aged, vibrant dogs up for adoption as well as many senior dogs that would be a great fit for a family looking for a more subdued dog with lots of love to give.
  3. Learn about the shelters and their adoption policies – It might be easier to start looking at shelters within a certain radius of home but don’t be afraid to venture out to other states as well. Many states have larger populations of adoptable dogs and their shelters are willing to transport pets to suitable adopting families. Some shelters might have requirements for a home visit, a fenced yard or require you to visit the pet multiple times before you commit to adopting. Understand that the shelters are doing their best to place the pets in suitable homes and these requirements are in the best interest of both you and the pet.
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      Location: USA
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      Age: Young
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