Trajan - Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Chihuahua Mix Dog For Adoption in Alpharetta, GA

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Organization Name: Furkids
Location: Alpharetta, GA 30005
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Breed: Chihuahua Mix
Gender: Male Male
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Trajan

Age: Young
Color/Markings: Black
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 10/07/2016
Location: Alpharetta, GA 30005
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Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
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  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat). PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE BIO BEFORE CONSIDERING TRAJAN. TRAJAN CAME FROM A HOARDING CASE AND HAS VERY SPECIAL NEEDS. Hi Everyone! My adoption fee has been reduced to $100! My awesome caretakers at the shelter say I have been here way too long. They are hoping this will help me find my furever family. Please fill out an application to adopt me today! Trajan was taken in by Furkids with a group of dogs as part of a hoarding case. Television has brought animal hoarding into our living rooms, but until you have spent time with the victims of hoarding, in this case the dogs, you have only seen the tip of the iceberg. Trajan was born into a severely overcrowded situation. He never received the critical early socialization with humans. He was, in effect, raised solely by other dogs. Trajan is terrified of humans. He is not shy; he is terrified! Growing up in a hoard, Trajan has been well socialized with dogs and played well with other small dogs and cats when he was in a foster home. Trajan has a long way to go in learning to trust humans. He desperately needs an adopter who is experienced with very fearful or unsocialized dogs. Time and patience are the two things that will help Trajan learn to trust. Break his trust and take five giant steps back. This process cannot be rushed. Trajan will move forward in his own time. If you have the skills to help this frightened little fellow, please give him a chance. Update from the shelter: He hovers, sometimes gives a little lick to the hand, tugs at my hair if he can get a little grasp with his teeth, even tugged at my shirt one day, just to play!! He too loves treats, but is quirky about drinking water out of a bowl. He does a little dance around it and will take a sip or two then back away and go again. He again needs a patient adopter who will go slow and let him get acclimated to his surroundings. He has improved since he was first brought into the shelter. He didn't move out from under the desk at all if someone was in there. He too gets along with other dogs, as a matter of fact I think having another dog in the home would be a good thing for him. Trajan’s estimated birthdate is 10/1/2014. If you want to know more about Beast and to speak to an Adoption Counselor, please complete an application at https://furkids.org/dog-adoptions/application. Must be at least 21 years of age to apply. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/furkidsinc.

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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Chinese Shar-Pei Mix Dog For Adoption in Alpharetta, GA

      Princess

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Chinese Shar-Pei Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Alpharetta, GA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Shar Pei / Mixed (short coat). Hi Everyone! My adoption fee has been reduced to $100! My awesome caretakers at the shelter say I have been here way too long. They are hoping this will help me find my furever family. Please fill out an application to adopt me today! Princess has been patiently waiting for her forever castle. Moats are optional, although Princess does enjoy a refreshing swim once in a while (go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ua2Ee3TKkzI). A patch of grass would be a welcome addition. At 70 lbs., Princess appreciates a good back scratching roll. Princess has the impeccable manners you would expect from a royal. She responds to basic commands, walks nicely on lead and looks good in a tiara. Not surprisingly, Princess is a tennis fan. She would rather watch it on the tube with you than sit in the Royal Box at Wimbledon. She is learning the ins and outs of baseball and American football. Give her a spot on the sofa and her own bowl of popcorn and Princess will follow your favorite sports all season long. Princess is affectionate and devoted to her humans. She is happy to accompany you on a stroll or spend the afternoon lazing about the house. Princess makes few demands on her humans but she does insist on being the only furkid in the home. If you can commit to keeping only one furkid in your castle, come adopt this very loving and affectionate Princess! Update: Princess was recently taken to a volunteer's school to visit her kindergarten class. Princess did very well with them. So this doggy is definitely good for kids!!! Princess weighs 70 lbs. and her estimated birthdate is 12/2/2008. If you want to know more about Princess and to speak to an Adoption Counselor, please complete an application at https://furkids.org/dog-adoptions/application. Must be at least 21 years of age to apply. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/furkidsinc.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Alpharetta, GA

      Bishop

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Alpharetta, GA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Hello and how do you do? My name’s Bishop and I consider myself really, super lucky to be a Furkid. Well I mean all of us dogs at the shelter are fortunate but me especially since I’m kind of a Jekyll and Hyde. If you pass by me in my crate at the shelter you might think I’m some ferocious beast but it’s not the case at all once I’m out of the kennel. I just get really anxious when people are standing there staring at me and I have no choice but to let them since I’m kinda stuck. I’m sure many of you wouldn’t like it either. Furkids saw the sweet guy that I truly am and that’s why they chose to save me from a high kill shelter because they know I’d make someone a loyal best friend. Once you get me in the yard, I love to run around, chase balls and have a great time playing with other dogs. Kids are not really my specialty since they don’t get my personality. I’m more of a grown up’s cup of tea. Maybe you need a partner for your morning runs. I could totally fill that bill! Maybe you’d like a dog that isn’t jammed up in your face every five seconds begging for attention. That’s me! I’m pretty self-sufficient. That’s not to say that once we’ve made a connection that I wouldn’t enjoy having a good ear scratching, quite the contrary! I get really attached to those who give me a chance to get to know them. If I sound like an interesting, fun guy you’d like to get to know better, then please set up a time to come and meet me! Remember, don’t judge a book by its cover and don’t judge me in my kennel! Just ask someone to get me out and you’ll see the true Bishop. Bishop weighs 31 lbs. and his estimated birthdate is 2/24/2015. His adoption fee is $275 [senior citizens (age 62 and older) and military personnel receive a 15% discount on adoption fees]. If you want to know more about Bishop and to speak to an Adoption Counselor, please complete an application at https://furkids.org/dog-adoptions/application. Must be at least 21 years of age to apply. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/furkidsinc.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Alpharetta, GA

      Katie

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Alpharetta, GA
      Posted Breed: Shepherd / Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). Hi Everyone! My adoption fee has been reduced to $100! My awesome caretakers at the shelter say I have been here way too long. They are hoping this will help me find my furever family. Please fill out an application to adopt me today!Katie, is finding life to be quite sweet! Katie was no easy catch for a Furkids volunteer. Katie was a terrified little stray and it was quite a feat to get her to the shelter. Now, she is growing more trusting every day. She gets alone with other dogs and, with her favorite play pals, she is quite energetic! She shares food or toys nicely and walks well on a lead. Dainty Katie is still very shy but she has shown that she desperately wants to love and be loved. She loves to snuggle with a human and relax into a gentle ear massage. A quiet home with gentle adults or older children would be the perfect recipe for Katie's forever home. A playful doggie companion to show her the ropes would be the icing on the cake! Update from the Shelter: Well I have to say over the past week I was able to finally put my hands on her. It is a slow process, but when she allows me to pat her I will sit on the floor. I start with under her chin, then go to ears. She will lay down, put her paws out and I can slowly rub her sides and belly. She too loves treats and has come a long way since she got to the shelter, she was another that wouldn't move out from the desk. She is leery of strangers, but I think that is pretty normal since she was feral for a long time I'm guessing. She would benefit from having other dogs around as well. Katie weighs 40 lbs. and her estimated birthdate is 8/14/2014. If you want to know more about Katie and to speak to an Adoption Counselor, please complete an application at https://furkids.org/dog-adoptions/application. Must be at least 21 years of age to apply. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/furkidsinc.
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    • Chihuahua-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Alpharetta, GA

      ChiChi

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      Breed: Chihuahua-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Alpharetta, GA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat). Chichi is a sweet little Chihuahua. How she came to be out on her own is anyone’s guess, but we are glad that someone took time to rescue her. ChiChi no longer has to hunt for food or for safe places to sleep at night. What she has to hunt for now is a forever home, and Furkids is helping her in that search. Chi Chi is sweet to those she likes, but can be funny when approached too quickly by strangers. She will sit on your lap if you are in the office. She does a silly little dance for treats. Gets along with the other dogs, again when she is not being cuddled by one of us. She is really sweet and LOVES treats. Loves belly rubs, cuddling, and lots of human kisses. Since ChiChi’s estimated birthdate is 2/23/2010, her adoption fee is $275 [senior citizens (age 62 and older) and military personnel receive a 15% discount on adoption fees]. If you want to know more about ChiChi and to speak to an Adoption Counselor, please complete an application at https://furkids.org/dog-adoptions/application. Must be at least 21 years of age to apply. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/furkidsinc.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Alpharetta, GA

      Sammie

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Alpharetta, GA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Hi Everyone! My adoption fee has been reduced to $100! My awesome caretakers at the shelter say I have been here way too long. They are hoping this will help me find my furever family. Please fill out an application to adopt me today! Sammie is approximately 3 – she came in to FUR KIDS about a year ago and because no foster was available, has been living in a kennel run ever since. She was cared for and loved during this time, but got a little kennel crazy. Sammie is in board train/foster & is quickly learning good manners. Sammie is alert, house trained, well behaved in the house, walks nicely on a leash wait for her toys (she loves toys and playing!!) and knows basic obedience commands. Like most young dogs Sammie can be exuberant and can take advantage if not given direction so a strong caring leader is required. With proper introduction she likes other dogs, is great with people and loves car rides. Because of her size and strength, homes with young children cannot be considered. Also, Sammie chases cats (and vacuums), so a cat free home is required (can’t avoid the vacuum!). PLEASE CONSIDER SAMMIE! Sammie’s estimated birthdate is 11/3/2013. If you want to know more about Sammie and to speak to an Adoption Counselor, please complete an application at https://furkids.org/dog-adoptions/application. Must be at least 21 years of age to apply. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/furkidsinc.
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    • Chihuahua-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Alpharetta, GA

      Tossimo

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      Breed: Chihuahua-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Alpharetta, GA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat). Tossimo gets along well with the other small dogs in his foster home. He is playful and submissive with them. Tossimo greets his foster mom enthusiastically when she walks through the door. He is loving and affectionate with his caregiver. Tossimo is a well-mannered little gentleman in the foster home. He is quiet and housebroken. Tossimo bonded quickly to his caregiver and is working on learning to share his human with other people. He doesn’t particularly like men and gets nervous in a crowd, so he would do best in a quiet adult home. If you are looking for a loving and affectionate little companion in your adult home, Tossimo could be your perfect match! Tossimo weighs 11 lbs. and his estimated birthdate is 4/9/2010. His adoption fee is $275 [senior citizens (age 62 and older) and military personnel receive a 15% discount on adoption fees]. If you want to know more about Tossimo and to speak to an Adoption Counselor, please complete an application at https://furkids.org/dog-adoptions/application. Must be at least 21 years of age to apply. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/furkidsinc.
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    • Beagle-Weimaraner Mix Dog For Adoption in Alpharetta, GA

      Little Boy

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      Breed: Beagle-Weimaraner Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Alpharetta, GA
      Posted Breed: Beagle / Weimaraner / Mixed (short coat). Little Boy's adoption fee has been reduced to $100! Little Boy is slowly and cautiously learning about the world outside the mud. You see, 40-lb. Little Boy was one of several dogs Furkids saved from wretched outdoor living conditions. The dogs came to be known as the Griffin Mud Dogs. Little Boy started his journey in a foster home with a stable dog showing him the ropes and giving him the confidence needed to venture outside the crate. Little Boy gets along fine with dogs, large and small, and really needs a doggy companion to continue guiding him in his forever home. He is fine with older kids but younger children make him uneasy. He is bashful with visitors but once they settle in, he will follow the lead of the resident dog and come out to greet them. He is unsure about the feel of human hands but is generous with doggie kisses. The outside world is still a scary place for him and he is working on becoming comfortable on a leash. Little Boy is a courageous dog and is working hard to please his humans and adjust to their world. The security of a forever home without young children and with a patient adopter and a confident dog to guide him is what Little Boy needs now. Make a huge difference in the life of a dog who is long overdue for a lucky break. Adopt Little Boy. Furkids is eager for Little Boy to settle into a forever home and has reduced his adoption fee to just $100. Little Boy's estimated birthdate is 8/12/2014. If you want to know more about Little Boy and to speak to an Adoption Counselor, please complete an application at https://furkids.org/dog-adoptions/application. Must be at least 21 years of age to apply. To learn more about the Griffin Mud Dogs and their rescue, please view Brittany Kish’s “Mud Dogs” documentary at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZnWvcSHJQU. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/furkidsinc.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Alpharetta, GA

      Gus

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Alpharetta, GA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). I HAVE EXCITING NEWS! MY ADOPTION FEE HAS BEEN FULLY SPONSORED. THAT MEANS THAT MY ADOPTION FEE IS $0 TO A QUALIFIED APPLICANT. SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? APPLY TO ADOPT ME! Hello folks, my name is Gus and I was a Griffin Mud Dog until the wonderful people at Furkids saved me. If you don’t know about what happened to me and all the other dogs in that situation, well you’re lucky cause I wish I didn’t either. My old owners had way too many of us and kept us in mud filled, caged pits on their property. Some days, I just wanted to give up especially when some of the other guys that were stuck there kinda lost their minds and attacked me. They tore me up real bad and I figured that was the end. I’m not good at fighting. I’m more of a lover. But just when I thought I’d never get out of that nightmare, some awesome people stepped in and got me to the shelter. It was so nice to be clean for the first time in my life and to have all of my injuries taken care of. Believe it or not, after all the stuff I’ve been through, I still really like humans. I don’t exactly hate other dogs but I’d really rather be the only one in the house. I actually spent some time in a real home for a while and learned how much I love to lay around and nap. Also how much I love to cuddle. I never even knew you could do that with someone. That’s probably also why I really only like older kids over 12 or so because they tend to understand that I don’t enjoy wild, loud behavior. I’ve had enough of that in my life. When I came to Furkids, I had heartworms but I went through the treatment and came out 100% negative on the other side. During that time, I could only be leash walked and the folks at the shelter were amazed at what a wonderful walking companion I turned out to be after having not a lick of training. I’m just a happy fella and all I want is to be loved and treated with kindness. I promise, if you give me a chance, I’ll be the best friend you ever had. My adoption fee is 100% sponsored, all I need now is for you to bring me home. Gus weighs 60 lbs. and his estimated birthdate is 8/4/2010. If you want to know more about Gus and to speak to an Adoption Counselor, please complete an application at https://furkids.org/dog-adoptions/application. Must be at least 21 years of age to apply. To learn more about the Griffin Mud Dogs and their rescue, please view Brittany Kish’s “Mud Dogs” documentary at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZnWvcSHJQU. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/furkidsinc.
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    • Shih Tzu-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Alpharetta, GA

      Cookie Crisp...

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      Breed: Shih Tzu-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Alpharetta, GA
      Posted Breed: Shih Tzu / Mixed (long coat). Hi Everyone! My adoption fee has been reduced to $100! My awesome caretakers at the shelter say I have been here way too long. They are hoping this will help me find my furever family. Please fill out an application to adopt me today! Furkids came across Cookie Crisp in a high kill animal shelter just as his time was running out. We were happy to take this handsome 15-lb. boy and promised to find him a loving forever home. Cookie Crisp is adjusting well in a foster home. His foster mom reports that he has very good house manners and is, for the most part, a quiet boy. Cookie Crisp is a playful dog and loves his plush toys. Cookie Crisp also enjoys his treats. He will sit and catch a soft treat in the air when tossed to him. Cookie Crisp remains fearful of men and will adjust more easily to a home with adult women only. Cookie Crisp is a very loving dog; however, due to circumstances in his past, Cookie Crisp has learned to try to control his environment inappropriately. For this reason, Cookie Crisp will only be placed in an adult home with experienced handlers willing to work through these behaviors to help Cookie Crisp learn more appropriate behaviors. Furkids is committed to Cookie Crisp's training and we will provide help and guidance long term to anyone interested in adopting him. If you have the experience and commitment to help Cookie Crisp through his training, you will be rewarded with his endless respect, love and devotion. Cookie Crisp's estimated birthdate is 1/14/2012. If you are interested in meeting and possibly adopting Cookie Crisp, please submit an online Adoption Application at https://furkids.org/dog-adoptions/application. Must be at least 21 years of age to apply. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/furkidsinc!
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Alpharetta, GA

      L.L.Bean

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Alpharetta, GA
      Posted Breed: Shepherd / Mixed (short coat). L.L.Bean (“Bean”) was picked up as a stray. We believe that he had been out on his own for a long time because he is very distrustful of humans. He will sniff you, but he needs you to be patient and to allow him to come up to you on his own. The more time you spend with Bean, the faster your friendship will grow. Bean is living in a foster home right now and receiving the training that he lacked since he was a puppy. He is a smart boy, likes other dogs and chewing on soft toys and antlers. Bean has just begun walking on a leash and meeting new people. He walks slowly, but is doing well. Bean has the potential to being someone’s best friend, faithful companion, and all around good dog. L.L.Bean weighs 35 lbs. and his estimated birthdate is 1/7/2015. His adoption fee is $275 [senior citizens (age 62 and older) and military personnel receive a 15% discount on adoption fees]. If you want to know more about L.L.Bean and to speak to an Adoption Counselor, please complete an application at https://furkids.org/dog-adoptions/application. Must be at least 21 years of age to apply. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/furkidsinc.
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