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Spud *Diamond Dog adoption fee $75* - Chihuahua (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Chihuahua Dog For Adoption in McKinney, TX, USA

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Organization Name: Legacy Humane Society
Location: McKinney, TX
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Breed: Chihuahua
Gender: Male Male
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Spud *Diamond Dog adoption fee $75*

Age: Senior
Color/Markings: Red
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 09/02/2017
Location: McKinney, TX 75089
USA
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Tags: Chihuahua Dog For Adoption in McKinney, TX, USA
Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs No
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Chihuahua (short coat). Please contact Marta (stautsm@hotmail.com) for more information about this pet. We do not have a facility to house the dogs in our program. They are all kept in foster homes until they are adopted. Therefore, if you are interested in adopting from LHS, please complete an online application at http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/ and we will contact you asap about the status of your application. Spud lived outdoor in a rural shelter with over 200 dogs for the first five years of his life and he received very little human socialization. Even though he did not have much contact with humans, he is making progress although he does prefer women. Spud is about 7-8 years old and weighs 7 lbs. He is a very sweet little guy who loves to sleep in a warm bed and appreciates the soft caress of a gentle hand. He gets along great with other dogs and cats. He is a very quiet, well mannered boy who is crate and potty trained. He would do best in a home with no children to minimize his stress. Spud is current on all vaccines and is heartworm negative. He is shy around humans and his forever home will need to have patience, love and understanding to build trust. He has an enlarge heart and takes inexpensive medications for his condition. He is doing very well. If you would like to meet Spud please fill out an online application at http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/.

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
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  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.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in McKinney, TX, USA

      Amber

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). We do not have a facility to house the dogs in our program. They are all kept in foster homes until they are adopted. Therefore, if you are interested in adopting from LHS, please complete an online application at http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/ and we will contact you asap about the status of your application. Amber is a princess in need of a new home. Her current owners are going through some medical issues and can no longer provide the same level of care. We are reaching out to the public hoping to find someone who would like to bring this bundle of love home. She is good with kids, other dogs of all sizes, and adults. She has not been exposed to any other type of animals. She is very tidy, extremely loving and happy! She likes to chase birds and bask in the sun. This amazing little girl will warm your heart, even on the worst of days. She loves to climb in your lap even to this day, something she did ever since she was a pup. So, if you are sitting in a chair or on the porch she will try to get into your lap for some cuddle time. She loves hugs and lots of petting. She never quite got the concept of fetch!! She will chase, but do not expect her to return the ball, lol!
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    • Australian Cattle Dog-Dalmatian Mix Dog For Adoption in McKinney, TX, USA

      Kovu

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      Breed: Australian Cattle Dog-Dalmatian Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Queensland Heeler / Dalmatian / Mixed (long coat). We do not have a facility to house the dogs in our program. They are all kept in foster homes until they are adopted. Therefore, if you are interested in adopting from LHS, please complete an online application at http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/ and we will contact you asap about the status of your application. KOVU IS BEING COURTESY LISTED FOR LHS WHICH MEANS LHS HAS NO AFFILIATION WITH THE DOG, FAMILY OR ADOPTION PROCESS OTHER THAN ACCEPTING ANY APPLICATIONS TO ADOPT HIM. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN MEETING HIM PLEASE COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION AND IT WILL BE SENT TO THE FOSTER FAMILY ACCORDINGLY. http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/ Name of dog Kovu When did you acquire the dog? 04/15/2013 Where & how did you acquire the dog? He was adopted from the Fort Worth Animal Shelter by a family who has asked for LHS's assistance in finding him a more suitable home where he is able to get the attention and exercise he needs. What is the dog's approximate date of birth? 07/01/2012 Dog's estimated weight 75lbs Dog's breed Heeler/ Dalmation mix Dog's sex Male Reason for surrendering Wanting to foster him until he can find a good family. This dog is good with: Dogs If your dog is not good with children, please elaborate He gets very excited and might scare children cause he is big and jumps when excited. Is the dog housebroken? Yes Is the dog crate trained? Yes Where is the dog kept during the day? crate, house, yard Bordetella Yes Rabies Yes DHPPC Yes Heartworm preventatives Yes Date of last prevention 01/20/2016 Date of last heartworm test 01/20/2016 Is the dog spayed/neutered? Yes Is the dog microchipped? Yes
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in McKinney, TX, USA

      Sydney

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat). We do not have a facility to house the dogs in our program. They are all kept in foster homes until they are adopted. Therefore, if you are interested in adopting from LHS, please complete an online application at http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/ and we will contact you asap about the status of your application. Sydney is a 8-9 year old, 80 lb. Lab/Shepherd mix who does well with dogs and children. She is house/crate trained, eager to please and she walks well on a leash. Sydney would do great with a family who is active and will take her on the daily walks that she loves so much. She needs to be an indoor-only dog who is supervised when outside. Sydney may be considered a "senior" but this beautiful girl still has a lot of spunk and energy for her age. She's a happy-go-lucky girl who is outgoing and friendly to everyone she meets. She was recently evaluated for a temperament test and it was determined that Sydney is highly intelligent. She can learn new things in one day that typically takes two weeks for most dogs to master. She has a sweet, loving disposition and she just wants to be loved and to please you. Sydney is fully vetted, spayed and is heartworm negative. Her adoption fee is $150. If you would like to meet this adorable, wonderful girl, please complete the application here: http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/
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    • Staffordshire Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in McKinney, TX, USA

      Mickey Mouse...

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      Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). We do not have a facility to house the dogs in our program. They are all kept in foster homes until they are adopted. Therefore, if you are interested in adopting from LHS, please complete an online application at http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/ and we will contact you asap about the status of your application. Mickey Mouse is approximately 2 years old and weighs about 50 lbs. This happy, sweet dog is very affectionate and likes to give kisses. He wants to be a lap dog. He walks beautifully on a loose leash and likes playing fetch. He's a quiet, calm boy who sits for his treats. Mickey Mouse is crate-trained and house-broken. He is dog-friendly (big and small, male and female) and kid-friendly (loves them!) Mickey will be a wonderful companion for a lucky person or family. Mickey Mouse is now being treated for heartworms. If you'd like to meet this handsome guy, please submit an online application: http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in McKinney, TX, USA

      Indigo

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat). We do not have a facility to house the dogs in our program. They are all kept in foster homes until they are adopted. Therefore, if you are interested in adopting from LHS, please complete an online application at http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/ and we will contact you asap about the status of your application. Indigo is a wonderful senior shepherd looking for a place to live out her golden years. She was found stray and her owners never came for her. Despite her age, she is agile and alert. She is housebroken and loves other dogs. Indigo enjoys daily maps and cheesy dog biscuits. Indie is well mannered and easy going. She has a cute floppy ear and soulful eyes. Indie is vaccinated, up to date on vaccines, heartworm negative and spayed. Senior dogs make great pets. Will you give her a 2nd chance at a forever home! Age: 11 years old Weight: 45lbs
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    • Labrador Retriever-Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in McKinney, TX, USA

      Smokey

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Staffordshire Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). We do not have a facility to house the dogs in our program. They are all kept in foster homes until they are adopted. Therefore, if you are interested in adopting from LHS, please complete an online application at http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/ and we will contact you asap about the status of your application. Meet Smokey... Hello I'm Smokey,, I am approximately a 1 year old Chocolate Lab/Strafford mix that came from the Lancaster Animal Shelter. I love to make my people happy and want to be with them all the time. So much so that if I am left in the back yard too long I will try to find you, even if it means I have to climb a 6 ft wood fence!!!! I get along great with the other dogs at my Foster house and haven't had any problems. They have kids ranging from 12-16 and I love playing with them. Smokey is a great dog he goes into his kennel without any problems and sometimes on his own just to take a nap. He gets along with our other dogs(lab, great Pyrenees and black mouth Cur). He is house broken and has not had any accidents yet. He does great with kids and really just wants to make people happy. He loves people and wants to be close to you. He does not like being alone outside to long without someone around (think he has some abandonment issues). Smokey gets along great with other dogs and children not sure about cats. He does well on a leash and we are working on basic commands. This is my third dog to foster and Smokey is the easiest one so far. I really cant believe he sat in the shelter as long as he did. His personality is way, way more lab. He is gently and for his age calm as can be. Some lucky family is going to get an absolute great dog with Smokey!! Complete an application today at http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/
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    • Ike - Shih Tzu / Mixed Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 09/15/2017

      Shih Tzu-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in McKinney, TX, USA

      Ike

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      Breed: Shih Tzu-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Shih Tzu / Mixed. We do not have a facility to house the dogs in our program. They are all kept in foster homes until they are adopted. Therefore, if you are interested in adopting from LHS, please complete an online application at http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/ and we will contact you asap about the status of your application. Look at that most adorable face and beautiful smile!! Ike is a 5yr old, 12lb. neutered Shih Tzu mix, up to date on vaccines, HW-, current on prevention, house, crate and leash trained. Good with other dogs, kids, not sure about cats. Loves to play & snuggle! He was hit by a car and the injury was never fixed, but that does not stop him at ALL!! ike was taken to our Ortho vet to have his leg looked at to see if it could be fixed. Unfortunatel, his shoulder no longer has any muscle mass, no reflexes or feeling in his foot so it has been decided to just leave it as it is since it doesn't bother Ike at all! If you are interested in adopting this adorable little guy, complete an online application at http://www.legacyhumanesociety.org/adoption-application.html Ike's adoption fee is $200
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    • Dachshund Dog For Adoption in McKinney, TX, USA

      Peggy Sue

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Dachshund / Chihuahua (short coat). We do not have a facility to house the dogs in our program. They are all kept in foster homes until they are adopted. Therefore, if you are interested in adopting from LHS, please complete an online application at http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/ and we will contact you asap about the status of your application. Peggy Sue is a funny and wonderful 7 year old, 7 lb. Chiweenie who loves everyone she meets. She gets along with other dogs. Because of her small size, she needs to go with older kids. Peggy Sue is also housetrained and crate trained. She has been spayed, is heartworm negative, microchipped and vaccinated. Peggy Sue has been diagnosed with an enlarged heart and is on 1/2 a pill a day of Enalapril. The cost is about $10 a month. She is also on Proin 50 mg for bladder support and is doing very well. Proin is $16.23 for 90 tablets through Chewy.com and should last for months since she only takes 1/4 of a pill 2 X a day. She loves to take her medicine with cream cheese and turkey meat. To meet this darling girl, please complete an online application: http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/
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    • Chihuahua-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in McKinney, TX, USA

      Mickey

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      Breed: Chihuahua-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat). We do not have a facility to house the dogs in our program. They are all kept in foster homes until they are adopted. Therefore, if you are interested in adopting from LHS, please complete an online application at http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/ and we will contact you asap about the status of your application. Mickey is a very sweet boy who loves other dogs and older children. He is 10 years young and weights about 6 lbs. He is current on his vaccinations, HW- and neuter. He loves wearing t-shirts and hanging out with his human. He has arthritis on his neck and back and needs Dermaxx 1/4 of a pill every other day. I give him a super joint Omega as vitamin and really helps him out. He is a happy guy.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in McKinney, TX, USA

      Libby

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). We do not have a facility to house the dogs in our program. They are all kept in foster homes until they are adopted. Therefore, if you are interested in adopting from LHS, please complete an online application at http://legacyhumanesociety.org/adoptfoster/adoption-application/ and we will contact you asap about the status of your application. Libby is a 10mth old lab mix puppy(as of 04/16/17) who currently weights 45pds. Libby is a super sweet girl who wants nothing more than to play fetch, tug of war with her rope toys and curl up by your feet at night. Libby knows basic commands and is working hard to master more. She is housebroken and crate trained. She has a wonderful temperament and would do great with an active family. Visit www.legacyhumanesociety.org if you'd like to add Libby to your family. Libby is up to date on her vaccinations, heartworm treatment medicine, flea and tick treatment and is microchipped.
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