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Cooter - Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Chihuahua Mix Dog For Adoption in The Woodlands, TX, USA

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Date Listed: 11/12/2016
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Organization Name: Operation Pets Alive
Location: The Woodlands, TX
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Breed: Chihuahua Mix
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Cooter

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: White
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 11/12/2016
Location: The Woodlands, TX 77393
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Tags: Chihuahua Mix Dog For Adoption in The Woodlands, TX, USA
Physical Attributes
Eye Color Brown
Ear Type Erect
Tail Type Kinked
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs Low
Likes to Vocalize Some
Shedding Amount None
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids No
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
Energy Level Low
Exercise Needs Low
Fence Required Not Required
Obedience Training Needs Training
Other
  • Not Good With Large Dogs
  • Apartment Appropriate
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Be in Your Lap
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
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Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Shownes for more information about this pet. Hi!!! My name is Cooter and I am a sweet man. My foster mommy loves me so much and I love her because she hugs me and cuddles me a lot. I had a happy life with my owner until my owner died. I had a companion dog and we found ourselves in the animal shelter. I was scared because I didn't understand what was happening. My companion dog got moved to adoptions. I was so scared that they did not move me. I was lonely and didn't know what was going to happen to me. Why was I so disposable once the owner I loved died? Well, this nice lady came along and saw how afraid I was and she brought me home to live with her and other foster dogs until I can find my next furever home. I am a good boy. I am approximately 5 years old and just want to sit beside my owner and cuddle. My face looks like I am always worried, but I am always ok as long as my owner is around. I am house broken and really just LOVE being with my human. I would be a perfect fur baby for an older person who wants to have someone to watch tv with. I promise to give my new human more love than they can imagine. My foster mother says I am such a good boy and I deserve a nice home with my very own human.

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      Age: Young
      Location: USA
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      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
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