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Chihuahua Mix Dog For Adoption in Longview, WA, USA

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Organization Name: Rescued Paws
Location: Longview, WA
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Breed: Chihuahua Mix
Gender: Male Male
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Dash

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut with White
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 02/11/2017
Location: Longview, WA 98632
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Tags: Chihuahua Mix Dog For Adoption in Longview, WA, USA
Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Paula (pjstoppler@msn.com) for more information about this pet. Dash reached rescue in a round-about way. He was rescued the first time, as a tiny 8 week old puppy - being sold at a garage sale for 5 bucks. Three little puppies were stuffed in a guinea pig cage and offered up for sale. Two of the puppies were immediately sold. An animal lover, and Good Samaritan, couldn't bear to see this little dog being given to any one that had a five dollar bill in his pocket, and although she had 3 dogs at home, she took this one, too. She still worries about what happened to the other tiny pups. It didn't appear that the puppies had been socialized very well. Dash was very shy, but once he warmed up to the family, everything was good. However, this busy family still had 3 dogs and this little busy Chihuahua seemed to require much more attention than the older ones. Reluctantly, with tears in their eyes, the family that rescued Dash from an unknown future, has decided that he would be happier in another home, where there is not so many other animals, and more attention is devoted to him. He's a big lover, loves sitting on your lap, and this busy family just doesn't have the time for this love-bug. Dash is crate trained; in fact. he looks forward to going into his crate at night; it's his man-cave:) He's neutered, current on his vaccinations, and will be microchipped prior to rehoming. He's now a friendly, happy dog, but still a bit on the shy side. He gets along OK with older children, who respect his small size and treat him gently. Dash is an athletic little guy; can jump and scale a 4' fence if there's something/someone on the other side that grabs his attention. A fenced yard is imperative. d If you would like to complete our Adoption Application, please do so! Be sure to put the animal's name and ID number at the top of the application and save the document to your computer. Return the saved document to us at rpaws@hotmail.com or to the foster home (email is listed at the beginning of this biography) with the name of the animal in the subject line. Click here to download our Adoption Application. Please click on the PayPal button below to make a donation for the care of the animals. All donations are gratefully accepted and used for the animals; we have no paid staff.

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    • Pekingese Dog For Adoption in Longview, WA, USA

      Coal

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      Breed: Pekingese
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pekingese (long coat). Please contact Paula (pjstoppler@msn.com) for more information about this pet. Coal is a darling little boy, the smaller size Peke, with bright shiny eyes and a long black coat. He loves everyone he meets. He's very social, and even shows off with some of his tricks. Coal is about 8 years old, and weighs 12-15 pounds. He is neutered, current on his vaccinations, and microchipped. If you would like to complete our Adoption Application, please do so! Be sure to put the animal's name and ID number at the top of the application and save the document to your computer. Return the saved document to us at rpaws@hotmail.com or to the foster home (email is listed at the beginning of this biography) with the name of the animal in the subject line. Click here to download our Adoption Application. Please click on the PayPal button below to make a donation for the care of the animals. All donations are gratefully accepted and used for the animals; we have no paid staff.
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    • Chihuahua-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Longview, WA, USA

      Chewy

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      Breed: Chihuahua-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Paula (pjstoppler@msn.com) for more information about this pet. Chewy was adopted as an 8 week old puppy last Christmas. His new family loved this little guy so much, but unfortunately, they just couldn't convince the resident dog to accept the little puppy. The older larger dog badgered Chewy, and made him very nervous and skittish. Finally, the family reluctantly returned Chewy to us, so that he could have a home where he can feel safe. He likes children (his original foster home had several kiddos on site), and he's comfortable around other dogs that aren't bullies. He's a shy boy, less than a year old, weighs about 15 pounds. He's current on vaccinations and microchipped. If you would like to complete our Adoption Application, please do so! Be sure to put the animal's name and ID number at the top of the application and save the document to your computer. Return the saved document to us at rpaws@hotmail.com or to the foster home (email is listed at the beginning of this biography) with the name of the animal in the subject line. Click here to download our Adoption Application. Please click on the PayPal button below to make a donation for the care of the animals. All donations are gratefully accepted and used for the animals; we have no paid staff.
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    • Chihuahua-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Longview, WA, USA

      ChaCha

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      Breed: Chihuahua-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed. Please contact Paula (pjstoppler@msn.com) for more information about this pet. ChaCha and Poncho found themselves homeless when their elderly owner was no longer able to care for them. They are 11 years old, and bonded. They don't require a lot of exercise, and would love to just snuggle up on the sofa with you. ChaCha, the little female only weighs 8 pounds; Poncho is a bit larger, at 10 pounds. They are spayed/neutered, current on vaccinations and ready to relocate. Can you provide a retirement home for these two gentle souls? If you would like to complete our Adoption Application, please do so! Be sure to put the animal's name and ID number at the top of the application and save the document to your computer. Return the saved document to us at rpaws@hotmail.com or to the foster home (email is listed at the beginning of this biography) with the name of the animal in the subject line. Click here to download our Adoption Application. Please click on the PayPal button below to make a donation for the care of the animals. All donations are gratefully accepted and used for the animals; we have no paid staff.
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    • Pekingese Dog For Adoption in Longview, WA, USA

      Kenai & Dott...

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      Breed: Pekingese
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pekingese / Chihuahua. Please contact Paula (pjstoppler@msn.com) for more information about this pet. Kenai and Dottie were adopted 14 years ago, tiny littermates. Daddy was a purebred Pekingese, Momma was Japanese Chin/Chihuahua. They lived the next 13 years in Alaska with their beloved owner, who doted on them and considered them her furkids. Then tragedy struck, and their owner passed away, leaving these two gentle little dogs alone. They were brought to Washington, and found a temporary home with family, but the home is just that: temporary. These little pups need a permanent home, a quiet environment, where they have live out their Golden Years. They are experiencing skin problems, as they have no immunity toward fleas. (fleas can't live in snow :) With some good quality food, and regular applications of flea control, these two will be gorgeous again very soon. If you would like to complete our Adoption Application, please do so! Be sure to put the animal's name and ID number at the top of the application and save the document to your computer. Return the saved document to us at rpaws@hotmail.com or to the foster home (email is listed at the beginning of this biography) with the name of the animal in the subject line. Click here to download our Adoption Application. Please click on the PayPal button below to make a donation for the care of the animals. All donations are gratefully accepted and used for the animals; we have no paid staff.
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    • Mastiff-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Longview, WA, USA

      Bella

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      Breed: Mastiff-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Mastiff / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Paula (pjstoppler@msn.com) for more information about this pet. Bella is a young dog, about 2 years old, who has lived the majority of her life on the street with her guardian, who was also without a home. Bella became homeless when her guardian was arrested and jailed. Her future was really up in the air. She had no one to advocate for her, no place that she could hang out and be safe. Thankfully, she was signed over to rescue to find a stable environment for her. She is a very social girl, meets new people easily. Loves attention. Because of her size (100#), she shouldn't be placed in a home with other dogs; she's still a puppy herself, and puppy-play could injure a smaller animal. Bella is spayed, current on her vaccinations, and microchipped. She's ready for her permanent Forever Home. If you would like to complete our Adoption Application, please do so! Be sure to put the animal's name and ID number at the top of the application and save the document to your computer. Return the saved document to us at rpaws@hotmail.com or to the foster home (email is listed at the beginning of this biography) with the name of the animal in the subject line. Click here to download our Adoption Application. Please click on the PayPal button below to make a donation for the care of the animals. All donations are gratefully accepted and used for the animals; we have no paid staff.
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Longview, WA, USA

      Onyx

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Black Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Paula (pjstoppler@msn.com) for more information about this pet. Onyx is a senior gal, 10 years old, looking for a retirement home. She doesn't need a lot of exercise; just short walks with her person would make her happy. She loves everyone she meets; she's very social. She came in with her housemate Cesar (an 8 year old Yellow Lab), and we'd love for them to be adopted together. Onyx is spayed, current on her vaccinations and microchipped. If you would like to complete our Adoption Application, please do so! Be sure to put the animal's name and ID number at the top of the application and save the document to your computer. Return the saved document to us at rpaws@hotmail.com or to the foster home (email is listed at the beginning of this biography) with the name of the animal in the subject line. Click here to download our Adoption Application. Please click on the PayPal button below to make a donation for the care of the animals. All donations are gratefully accepted and used for the animals; we have no paid staff.
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Longview, WA, USA

      Cesar

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Yellow Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Paula (pjstoppler@msn.com) for more information about this pet. This big gentle giant of a dog is looking for a retirement home. He's about 8 years old, very social and mannerly. He came in with housemate Onyx (an 11 year old BlackLab), and would really love to be adopted with her. He is neutered, current on his vaccinations, and microchipped. If you would like to complete our Adoption Application, please do so! Be sure to put the animal's name and ID number at the top of the application and save the document to your computer. Return the saved document to us at rpaws@hotmail.com or to the foster home (email is listed at the beginning of this biography) with the name of the animal in the subject line. Click here to download our Adoption Application. Please click on the PayPal button below to make a donation for the care of the animals. All donations are gratefully accepted and used for the animals; we have no paid staff.
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    • Staffordshire Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Longview, WA, USA

      Callie

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      Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Paula (pjstoppler@msn.com) for more information about this pet. Callie is a playful high-energy girl with an athlete's body. She is muscular, with not an ounce of fat on her. This girl keeps in shape :) Her favorite type of exercise? Playing fetch. She'll fetch anything you throw, weather it's a ball or a stick or a rawhide chew. She'll wear you out! Callie is a social girl, who has the biggest grin on her face when she's happy: her entire face becomes transformed in her "happy grin." Her tongue lolls uncontrollably out of her mouth, and her lips take up her entire face :) she looks like a goofy cartoon character when she smiles. Such a funny girl. We think the best home for Callie would be with an active family. Callie would be an excellent jogging partner, or your best buddy as you're hiking the North Cascades or exploring the Pacific Northwest. If you would like to complete our Adoption Application, please do so! Be sure to put the animal's name and ID number at the top of the application and save the document to your computer. Return the saved document to us at rpaws@hotmail.com or to the foster home (email is listed at the beginning of this biography) with the name of the animal in the subject line. Click here to download our Adoption Application. Please click on the PayPal button below to make a donation for the care of the animals. All donations are gratefully accepted and used for the animals; we have no paid staff.
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    • Miniature Pinscher Dog For Adoption in Longview, WA, USA

      Rex

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      Breed: Miniature Pinscher
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Miniature Pinscher. Please contact Paula (pjstoppler@msn.com) for more information about this pet. Meet Rex, a social little guy, about 7 years old. He meets new people easily. Like to go for walks. He's just an all-around good little boy. He's neutered, current on his vaccinations, and microchipped. If you would like to complete our Adoption Application, please do so! Be sure to put the animal's name and ID number at the top of the application and save the document to your computer. Return the saved document to us at rpaws@hotmail.com or to the foster home (email is listed at the beginning of this biography) with the name of the animal in the subject line. Click here to download our Adoption Application. Please click on the PayPal button below to make a donation for the care of the animals. All donations are gratefully accepted and used for the animals; we have no paid staff.
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    • Pekingese Dog For Adoption in Longview, WA, USA

      Oscar (the g...

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      Breed: Pekingese
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pekingese (long coat). Please contact Paula (pjstoppler@msn.com) for more information about this pet. He's affectionately called Oscar the Grouch, because like many senior citizens, he's old (10 years) and he likes things done HIS WAY on HIS TIME. He's very much a Pekingese, with their quirky behaviors. He suffers from a dry eye, and requires daily eye drops. Maybe that's what's making him grouchy :) But other than his occasional grumpiness, he's a friendly little house guest. He's neutered, current on his vaccinations, and microchipped. He's looking for a retirement home, with a senior citizen that understands the aches and pains of old decrepit joints, and just wants a dog for companionship. If you would like to complete our Adoption Application, please do so! Be sure to put the animal's name and ID number at the top of the application and save the document to your computer. Return the saved document to us at rpaws@hotmail.com or to the foster home (email is listed at the beginning of this biography) with the name of the animal in the subject line. Click here to download our Adoption Application. Please click on the PayPal button below to make a donation for the care of the animals. All donations are gratefully accepted and used for the animals; we have no paid staff.
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