Walrus - Shar Pei (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Chinese Shar-Pei Dog For Adoption in St. Louis Park, MN

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Organization Name: Underdog Rescue MN
Location: St. Louis Park, MN 55416


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Breed: Chinese Shar-Pei
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Walrus

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Black
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 03/17/2017
Location: St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Tags: Chinese Shar-Pei Dog For Adoption in St. Louis Park, MN
Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs Not Required
Likes to Vocalize Some
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Fence Required Any Type
Obedience Training Needs Training
Other
  • Leash Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Play with Toys
  • Likes to Be in Your Lap
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Intelligent
  • Even-Tempered
  • Gentle
  • Goofy
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other

Posted Breed: Shar Pei (short coat). Thank you for stopping by to see me! Please check below to see what upcoming adoption events I will be attending or apply here for a private meeting. If you have other questions about me you can email Underdog Rescue at <underdogrescue@petml.com> ***Be sure to check your spam/junk folder as sometimes our emails end up there*** Meet Walrus! Walrus is a 2 year old purebred Shar Pei. Walrus is a special needs pup. He has suffered from chronic regurgitation for a long time. He spent two days at the University of Minnesota and while there he was diagnosed with Idiopathic Mega Esophagus. Mega Esophagus is a life long, incurable disorder which is characterized by decreased movement and distention of the esophagus. As a result food does not pass from the mouth to the stomach appropriately and can sit in the esophagus or be regurgitated. Pets with Mega Esophagus are at greater risk for developing Pneumonia since food and liquids sitting in the Esophagus or being regurgitated can be accidentally inhaled into the lungs. However, Walrus is the rare exception, as he does not seem prone to aspiration Pneumonia and has not had to deal with it at all. The good news is this disorder can be managed but it does take dedication. Walrus's disorder had previously gone undiagnosed and unmanaged. As a result, he was underweight with a very unhealthy hair coat and would regurgitate dozens of times a day, and all through the night. Since he has been in our care, he sleeps peacefully through the night and only regurgitates about 1 time during the day. In all other ways he is a healthy, happy pup! His disorder is simply congenital in nature. Walrus's care includes two meals every day, three would be ideal. During and immediately after he must be kept in a vertical position so food can travel through his esophagus to his stomach with the help of gravity. He must remain in a vertical position after ingesting anything for at least 15 minutes. The use of a Bailey Chair can make this routine MUCH easier! Luckily, Walrus has his very own chair, which will go with him when he is adopted! The food we have found to work best is Nutrisource Grain Free canned food, mixed with a cup of water. Dogs with ME should not be fed dry kibble or raw food diets. Additionally, they should never be given water, except while restricted to his chair. Luckily, he has little need for water, as he gets so much moisture in his diet. Even though he lives with 3 other dogs, he ignores their water bowl, almost entirely. While Walrus's care does involve extra work, anyone who meets him can see he is infinitely worth it! He is a lovely little guy with an amazing disposition. He loves people and gets along well with other dogs. His ideal home would be with someone who has first hand experience with ME, as it can become very serious if not properly managed and comes with extra responsibility. We are open minded though as we just want to find the very best forever home for him! As his foster mom, I had no experience with ME and it was a real learning curve! Another possible home would be with someone simply willing to keep up what we have been doing as well as continue to do further research, in case there are additional ways Walrus can be helped! Things to also consider: do you travel often? Finding a qualified pet sitter to give the care needed for a dog with ME can be a challenge. His diet costs about $100 a month. Walrus gets along with other dogs he meets. However, he should not live with another male dog his age who challenges his place in the world. He gets along perfectly we our old Lab and our middle aged Shih Tzu- both are males. However, we have a Pointing Griffon, (60 pound dog) male who is the same age as Walrus and they are known to butt heads. Walrus is fine with cats who fully ignore him but he should not be trusted with a cat who engages with him or runs from him. Dogs with ME can live long, happy and healthy lives, as long as the proper care is given. There is also a lot of helpful information found online in this topic, as well as a very informative Yahoo group for owners of ME dogs. Walrus also needs a fenced yard, or someone committed to ALWAYS going out with him. He is totally housebroken and sleeps through the night at the foot of his foster's bed. (p.s. We have nicknamed him Peeps and he knows that as his name, more so than Walrus). Let us know if you would like to meet this sweet guy!!! ADOPTION EVENTS: Please understand that all of our pets are in foster homes and sometimes "life" happens and the foster family cannot make it to their scheduled adoption event. If you are traveling from a far distance to meet a specific animal, please email us to confirm attendance. ADOPTION PROCEDURE: To fill out an online adoption application please visit our website http://www.underdogrescuemn.com/adoptionprocess/ Note: In most circumstances Underdog Rescue will only adopt within 60 miles of Minneapolis, MN. All of our foster animals can be seen by appointment with an approved adoption application. Contact us at 952-929-0777 or email us at underdogrescue@petml.com for more information. FOSTER CARE: All of our animals are fostered in individual homes or doggie daycare facilities. While they are in our care, they are part of our families and given lots of love. We work on training, crate-training and socialization prior to adoption. Each animal's behavior is evaluated and we have a sense of its temperament and personality. We look for adopters who will give each animal the wonderful life and permanent home that he or she deserves. If you have an interest and ability to be a foster home, please visit our website www.underdogrescuemn.com/foster-applications and fill out a foster application. NUTRITION: Nutrition is vital to the rehabilitation and life-long health of our pets. All of our foster animals are fed a premium diet such as NutriSource, Canidae, Orijen, Nature's Variety, Fromm, Pure Vita, Stella and Chewy's, Primal, or balanced raw diet. All adopters are required to continue providing premium diets for the life of the animal. YOU CAN HELP: Not able to foster or adopt right now? Please consider sponsoring an Underdog. Your donation will help us buy dog food and pay for medical costs. Visit this link www.underdogrescuemn.com/donate to donate. (Please note: A Paypal account is not necessary to use Paypal. When you get to the Paypal page, just use the link to the left of their login to make your donation via Paypal without an account.)

Chinese Shar-Pei

A.K.A. : Shar-Pei, Shar Pei
Overview: The Chinese Shar-Pei is a loving, yet independent breed. He requires early obedience training and should probably have a patient owner who doesn't mind a serious dog who has a mind of his own.
Breed Group: Non-Sporting
Weight (lbs): 45-60
Height (in): 18-20
Colors: Any solid color, including sable.
Coat: There are two varieties. Both have very hard coats. The horse coat variety's coat is short and bristly. The brush coat variety has longer hair. The brush coat is considered inferior to the horse coat variety. Both coat's types should be straight and
Character: Chinese Shar-Peis are brave, loyal, and dominant. This breed is often less than obedient, so need special training.
Temperament: This breed bonds easily with its family, but is also friendly toward strangers. They are good with children and get along with other household pets, as long as proper socialization has taken place at a young age. They may fight with other dogs.
Care: The Chinese Shar-Pei must have its coat groomed occasionally with a soft brush. The skin folds must be checked and cleaned thoroughly on a regular basis.
Training: This breed requires consistent training from a firm handler.
Activity: Chinese Shar-Peis need a large amount of outdoor exercise.
Country of Origin: China
Health Issue: This breed may have kidney problems and some hereditary skin problems.
Life Expectancy: up to 10

More About Chinese Shar-Pei Breed
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    • Clara - Chihuahua Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 03/24/2017

      Chihuahua Dog For Adoption in St. Louis Park, MN

      Clara

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      Breed: Chihuahua
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: St. Louis Park, MN
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua. Thank you for stopping by to see me! Please check below to see what upcoming adoption events I will be attending or apply here for a private meeting. If you have other questions about me you can email Underdog Rescue at <underdogrescue@petml.com> ***Be sure to check your spam/junk folder as sometimes our emails end up there*** FUN CITY DOGS Saturday, March 25th from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2213 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis MN – http://www.funcitydogs.com/ MIDWEST MOUNTAINEERING Saturday, April 15th from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm 309 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN – www.midwestmtn.com/ BONE MARCHÉ Saturday, April 29th from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 3777 Park Center Blvd, St Louis Park MN – www.lundsandbyerlys.com/our-stores/bone-marche/ DOB: 08/11/09 Requires another dog in home: Yes Okay with dogs of all sizes: Yes Requires a fenced yard: No Okay with children under 12 years old: Unknown Hi! My name is Clara and I am about 7 years young! My foster mom says I am the cutest Chihuahua she has ever seen. Don't you agree?! My new life has been awesome and I have been steadily coming out of my shell every day. My favorite activities are cruising around the yard and showing how fast I can run. My tail wags so fast, you wouldn't believe it! I LOVE toys and snuggling on the couch with my doggie friends or person. I sometimes even steal toys from my friends, but it's all in good fun! I would like a home that has a doggie friend in it so I can continue to learn about dog life and have my own snuggle buddy. I also like to chase my canine friends. It's a lot of fun. I have mastered the art of potty training and do awesome on a schedule. Aren't I a little gem?! I am looking for a very special family who can take care of me. I have a heart condition that requires me to eat a special diet and take medicine daily. A family who can give this to me will make me the happiest little pup in the world. If you are looking for a low key snuggle buddy and someone who will make your heart soar, I am your gal! ADOPTION EVENTS: Please understand that all of our pets are in foster homes and sometimes "life" happens and the foster family cannot make it to their scheduled adoption event. If you are traveling from a far distance to meet a specific animal, please email us to confirm attendance. ADOPTION PROCEDURE: To fill out an online adoption application please visit our website http://www.underdogrescuemn.com/adoptionprocess/ Note: In most circumstances Underdog Rescue will only adopt within 60 miles of Minneapolis, MN. All of our foster animals can be seen by appointment with an approved adoption application. Contact us at 952-929-0777 or email us at underdogrescue@petml.com for more information. FOSTER CARE: All of our animals are fostered in individual homes or doggie daycare facilities. While they are in our care, they are part of our families and given lots of love. We work on training, crate-training and socialization prior to adoption. Each animal's behavior is evaluated and we have a sense of its temperament and personality. We look for adopters who will give each animal the wonderful life and permanent home that he or she deserves. If you have an interest and ability to be a foster home, please visit our website www.underdogrescuemn.com/foster-applications and fill out a foster application. NUTRITION: Nutrition is vital to the rehabilitation and life-long health of our pets. All of our foster animals are fed a premium diet such as NutriSource, Canidae, Orijen, Nature's Variety, Fromm, Pure Vita, Stella and Chewy's, Primal, or balanced raw diet. All adopters are required to continue providing premium diets for the life of the animal. YOU CAN HELP: Not able to foster or adopt right now? Please consider sponsoring an Underdog. Your donation will help us buy dog food and pay for medical costs. Visit this link www.underdogrescuemn.com/donate to donate. (Please note: A Paypal account is not necessary to use Paypal. When you get to the Paypal page, just use the link to the left of their login to make your donation via Paypal without an account.)
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    • Queso - Chihuahua Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 03/24/2017

      Chihuahua Dog For Adoption in St. Louis Park, MN

      Queso

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      Breed: Chihuahua
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: St. Louis Park, MN
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua. Thank you for stopping by to see me! Please check below to see what upcoming adoption events I will be attending or apply here for a private meeting. If you have other questions about me you can email Underdog Rescue at <underdogrescue@petml.com> ***Be sure to check your spam/junk folder as sometimes our emails end up there*** FUN CITY DOGS Saturday, March 25th from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2213 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis MN – http://www.funcitydogs.com/ FUN CITY DOGS Saturday, April 1st from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2213 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis MN – http://www.funcitydogs.com/ FUN CITY DOGS Saturday, April 8th from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2213 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis MN – http://www.funcitydogs.com/ URBAN TAILS Sunday, April 9th from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm 2106 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN – www.urbantailspetsupply.com FUN CITY DOGS Saturday, April 22nd from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2213 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis MN – http://www.funcitydogs.com/ Hello, my name is Queso and I am a cute Chihuahua. I am 7 years old and weigh 8 pounds. Life in a home is new to me and I am learning so much! I am coming out of my shell every day and am doing my best to be a brave little Chihuahua. Some days I go to work with my foster mom and other days I stay at home up to 9 hours in a gated area. My foster parents leave me potty pads that I use when they are gone and I am also learning how to go potty outside. I know I will master it eventually! My favorite thing to do is to eat, chew on raw bones and sleep! At meal time, I will wiggle my whole body. I am a champion wiggle butt. Did I mention that I LOVE to eat?! I sleep in bed near my foster mom and will lie on the couch with her. Eventually, I hope to muster enough courage to start cuddling! These are a few of the things I enjoy. J I am still quite nervous around people and do best when folks approach me slowly. As I adjust to my new life, I would prefer to live in a home without children. I would LOVE (and require) another dog companion though, and a small one would be even better! They can teach me how to be brave and that people are fun and loving. And I will teach them how to wiggle. I live with some pups right now and enjoy being their little shadow! And guess what?! I don’t even mind cats. I am a sweet little pup and simply want to learn about all the joys of life. I would love to learn about them with you if you have space for me in your heart! Whaddya say!? Many of our dogs are rescued from commercial breeders where they spent their lives getting comfort from their canine friends. In turn, most require another companion dog in their forever home in order for them to feel safe. If you are interested in a particular dog, and do not currently have a dog residing with you, please understand that your home might not be the right fit for many of our dogs. ADOPTION EVENTS: Please understand that all of our pets are in foster homes and sometimes "life" happens and the foster family cannot make it to their scheduled adoption event. If you are traveling from a far distance to meet a specific animal, please email us to confirm attendance. ADOPTION PROCEDURE: To fill out an online adoption application please visit our website http://www.underdogrescuemn.com/adoptionprocess/ Note: In most circumstances Underdog Rescue will only adopt within 60 miles of Minneapolis, MN. All of our foster animals can be seen by appointment with an approved adoption application. Contact us at 952-929-0777 or email us at underdogrescue@petml.com for more information. FOSTER CARE: All of our animals are fostered in individual homes or doggie daycare facilities. While they are in our care, they are part of our families and given lots of love. We work on training, crate-training and socialization prior to adoption. Each animal's behavior is evaluated and we have a sense of its temperament and personality. We look for adopters who will give each animal the wonderful life and permanent home that he or she deserves. If you have an interest and ability to be a foster home, please visit our website www.underdogrescuemn.com/foster-applications and fill out a foster application. NUTRITION: Nutrition is vital to the rehabilitation and life-long health of our pets. All of our foster animals are fed a premium diet such as NutriSource, Canidae, Orijen, Nature's Variety, Fromm, Pure Vita, Stella and Chewy's, Primal, or balanced raw diet. All adopters are required to continue providing premium diets for the life of the animal. YOU CAN HELP: Not able to foster or adopt right now? Please consider sponsoring an Underdog. Your donation will help us buy dog food and pay for medical costs. Visit this link www.underdogrescuemn.com/donate to donate. (Please note: A Paypal account is not necessary to use Paypal. When you get to the Paypal page, just use the link to the left of their login to make your donation via Paypal without an account.)
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in St. Louis Park, MN

      Shoshi

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: St. Louis Park, MN
      Posted Breed: Yorkshire Terrier Yorkie. Thank you for stopping by to see me! Please check below to see what upcoming adoption events I will be attending or apply here for a private meeting. If you have other questions about me you can email Underdog Rescue at <underdogrescue@petml.com> ***Be sure to check your spam/junk folder as sometimes our emails end up there*** BENTLEY’S PET STUFF Wednesday, March 22nd from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 1115 Vicksburg Lane N., Plymouth MN – www.petstuff.com Shoshi is a very sweet girl who loves being with her people, outdoors smelling the fresh air, and basking in the warm sun! She is about 9 years old and 6 pounds. Shoshi is very shy and will need a lot of time and attention to work on her confidence building to help her feel safe. She loves to be in the same areas of the house with her humans, but it will take a little time for you to gain her trust. Once she does trust you, she loves to be pet and talked to gently. She also loves belly rubs!! Shoshi will do best in a home without small children, as being approached and grabbed frightens her. She does well with cats, other dogs and is working on potty pad training. She hopes to find a home with another pup who is confident and can continue to help her flourish. If you can provide a nurturing, loving and patient home that will encourage Shoshi to grow, thrive and become the confident dog she is learning to be, you may the perfect home for her! She is very excited to find her forever home where she can bond with her new family and continue to learn, trust and enjoy being a pampered girl! ADOPTION EVENTS: Please understand that all of our pets are in foster homes and sometimes "life" happens and the foster family cannot make it to their scheduled adoption event. If you are traveling from a far distance to meet a specific animal, please email us to confirm attendance. ADOPTION PROCEDURE: To fill out an online adoption application please visit our website http://www.underdogrescuemn.com/adoptionprocess/ Note: In most circumstances Underdog Rescue will only adopt within 60 miles of Minneapolis, MN. All of our foster animals can be seen by appointment with an approved adoption application. Contact us at 952-929-0777 or email us at underdogrescue@petml.com for more information. FOSTER CARE: All of our animals are fostered in individual homes or doggie daycare facilities. While they are in our care, they are part of our families and given lots of love. We work on training, crate-training and socialization prior to adoption. Each animal's behavior is evaluated and we have a sense of its temperament and personality. We look for adopters who will give each animal the wonderful life and permanent home that he or she deserves. If you have an interest and ability to be a foster home, please visit our website www.underdogrescuemn.com/foster-applications and fill out a foster application. NUTRITION: Nutrition is vital to the rehabilitation and life-long health of our pets. All of our foster animals are fed a premium diet such as NutriSource, Canidae, Orijen, Nature's Variety, Fromm, Pure Vita, Stella and Chewy's, Primal, or balanced raw diet. All adopters are required to continue providing premium diets for the life of the animal. YOU CAN HELP: Not able to foster or adopt right now? Please consider sponsoring an Underdog. Your donation will help us buy dog food and pay for medical costs. Visit this link www.underdogrescuemn.com/donate to donate. (Please note: A Paypal account is not necessary to use Paypal. When you get to the Paypal page, just use the link to the left of their login to make your donation via Paypal without an account.)
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    • Toodles - Beagle Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 03/17/2017

      Beagle Dog For Adoption in St. Louis Park, MN

      Toodles

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      Breed: Beagle
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: St. Louis Park, MN
      Posted Breed: Beagle. Thank you for stopping by to see me! Please check below to see what upcoming adoption events I will be attending or apply here for a private meeting. If you have other questions about me you can email Underdog Rescue at <underdogrescue@petml.com> ***Be sure to check your spam/junk folder as sometimes our emails end up there*** FUN CITY DOGS Saturday, March 11th from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2213 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis MN – http://www.funcitydogs.com/ I am Miss Toodles and I am full of love! I am about 5 years old and weigh 31 pounds. I always have a smile on my face and a wag in my tail. I follow my foster dad around and he likes my adorable “beagle howl” and my sleeping snores. When I get excited, you will know! It all makes my foster family laugh. I am one curious gal. There is so much learning to be done in my new life that I want to learn it all! I do well with the resident dog I live with and I love really any dog I come across! I could live with another dog or I could be your only pup. I am a gentle guy and do well with both kids and cats! If you have a full house, I may be an excellent addition to make it complete! Are you ready to meet me!? I am ready to meet you! Many of our dogs are rescued from commercial breeders where they spent their lives getting comfort from their canine friends. In turn, most require another companion dog in their forever home in order for them to feel safe. If you are interested in a particular dog, and do not currently have a dog residing with you, please understand that your home might not be the right fit for many of our dogs. ADOPTION EVENTS: Please understand that all of our pets are in foster homes and sometimes "life" happens and the foster family cannot make it to their scheduled adoption event. If you are traveling from a far distance to meet a specific animal, please email us to confirm attendance. ADOPTION PROCEDURE: To fill out an online adoption application please visit our website http://www.underdogrescuemn.com/adoptionprocess/ Note: In most circumstances Underdog Rescue will only adopt within 60 miles of Minneapolis, MN. All of our foster animals can be seen by appointment with an approved adoption application. Contact us at 952-929-0777 or email us at underdogrescue@petml.com for more information. FOSTER CARE: All of our animals are fostered in individual homes or doggie daycare facilities. While they are in our care, they are part of our families and given lots of love. We work on training, crate-training and socialization prior to adoption. Each animal's behavior is evaluated and we have a sense of its temperament and personality. We look for adopters who will give each animal the wonderful life and permanent home that he or she deserves. If you have an interest and ability to be a foster home, please visit our website www.underdogrescuemn.com/foster-applications and fill out a foster application. NUTRITION: Nutrition is vital to the rehabilitation and life-long health of our pets. All of our foster animals are fed a premium diet such as NutriSource, Canidae, Orijen, Nature's Variety, Fromm, Pure Vita, Stella and Chewy's, Primal, or balanced raw diet. All adopters are required to continue providing premium diets for the life of the animal. YOU CAN HELP: Not able to foster or adopt right now? Please consider sponsoring an Underdog. Your donation will help us buy dog food and pay for medical costs. Visit this link www.underdogrescuemn.com/donate to donate. (Please note: A Paypal account is not necessary to use Paypal. When you get to the Paypal page, just use the link to the left of their login to make your donation via Paypal without an account.)
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    • Chihuahua Dog For Adoption in St. Louis Park, MN

      Oliver

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      Breed: Chihuahua
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: St. Louis Park, MN
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua (short coat). Thank you for stopping by to see me! Please check below to see what upcoming adoption events I will be attending or apply here for a private meeting. If you have other questions about me you can email Underdog Rescue at <underdogrescue@petml.com> ***Be sure to check your spam/junk folder as sometimes our emails end up there*** BENTLEY’S PET STUFF Wednesday, March 22nd from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 1115 Vicksburg Lane N., Plymouth MN – www.petstuff.com Meet Oliver! Oliver is an 8 year old Chihuahua and weighs 6 pounds. There is never a dull moment with Oliver, the Chihuahua!. He is an extremely happy go lucky dude, very affectionate and thrives on being near people. Oliver gets along well with dogs, cats, and children. This tiny gentleman is even a bit playful! He is working on potty training and even learning how to use a potty pad. He has dry eyes and receives daily drops. He is crated at night and can spend up to 9 hours in an x-pen during the day. Oliver loves to go on walks and enjoys car adventures as well. But wait, there’s more! The most important thing to know about Oliver is that he is a professional cuddler! His cuddle tank is full and he is ready to love you with his cuddles! He is happiest when he is right next to his human being loved. He isn't quite sure about men so would do best in a women only household. He is a curious pup and will follow you around so he can be involved in whatever it is you are doing. His funny antics and enthusiastic personality are sure to keep you laughing and entertained. If you’re looking for a sweet and affectionate companion in life, look no further! Oliver is that and so much more, wrapped up into a tiny and amazing Chihuahua package! Many of our dogs are rescued from commercial breeders where they spent their lives getting comfort from their canine friends. In turn, most require another companion dog in their forever home in order for them to feel safe. If you are interested in a particular dog, and do not currently have a dog residing with you, please understand that your home might not be the right fit for many of our dogs. ADOPTION EVENTS: Please understand that all of our pets are in foster homes and sometimes "life" happens and the foster family cannot make it to their scheduled adoption event. If you are traveling from a far distance to meet a specific animal, please email us to confirm attendance. ADOPTION PROCEDURE: To fill out an online adoption application please visit our website http://www.underdogrescuemn.com/adoptionprocess/ Note: In most circumstances Underdog Rescue will only adopt within 60 miles of Minneapolis, MN. All of our foster animals can be seen by appointment with an approved adoption application. Contact us at 952-929-0777 or email us at underdogrescue@petml.com for more information. FOSTER CARE: All of our animals are fostered in individual homes or doggie daycare facilities. While they are in our care, they are part of our families and given lots of love. We work on training, crate-training and socialization prior to adoption. Each animal's behavior is evaluated and we have a sense of its temperament and personality. We look for adopters who will give each animal the wonderful life and permanent home that he or she deserves. If you have an interest and ability to be a foster home, please visit our website www.underdogrescuemn.com/foster-applications and fill out a foster application. NUTRITION: Nutrition is vital to the rehabilitation and life-long health of our pets. All of our foster animals are fed a premium diet such as NutriSource, Canidae, Orijen, Nature's Variety, Fromm, Pure Vita, Stella and Chewy's, Primal, or balanced raw diet. All adopters are required to continue providing premium diets for the life of the animal. YOU CAN HELP: Not able to foster or adopt right now? Please consider sponsoring an Underdog. Your donation will help us buy dog food and pay for medical costs. Visit this link www.underdogrescuemn.com/donate to donate. (Please note: A Paypal account is not necessary to use Paypal. When you get to the Paypal page, just use the link to the left of their login to make your donation via Paypal without an account.)
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    • Duchess - Havanese Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 03/04/2017

      Havanese Dog For Adoption in St. Louis Park, MN

      Duchess

      verified

      rescue
      Breed: Havanese
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: St. Louis Park, MN
      Posted Breed: Havanese. Thank you for stopping by to see me! Please check below to see what upcoming adoption events I will be attending or apply here for a private meeting. If you have other questions about me you can email Underdog Rescue at <underdogrescue@petml.com> ***Be sure to check your spam/junk folder as sometimes our emails end up there*** FUN CITY DOGS Saturday, March 4th from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2213 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis MN – http://www.funcitydogs.com/ FUN CITY DOGS Saturday, March 11th from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2213 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis MN – http://www.funcitydogs.com/ FUN CITY DOGS Saturday, March 25th from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2213 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis MN – http://www.funcitydogs.com/ Duchess is about 8 years old and great with other dogs and cats. Duchess is blind and deaf, but she loves human touch and is very affectionate. Her tail is always wagging and a goofy smile on her face. Duchess is always ready to play! She loves toys and wrestling with her foster siblings. She loves to hang out with people and run around a yard. She enjoys exercise and being outdoors. She does really well with potty training and is good on a schedule. She would make an excellent and loyal companion to a very patient and supportive human. ADOPTION EVENTS: Please understand that all of our pets are in foster homes and sometimes "life" happens and the foster family cannot make it to their scheduled adoption event. If you are traveling from a far distance to meet a specific animal, please email us to confirm attendance. ADOPTION PROCEDURE: To fill out an online adoption application please visit our website http://www.underdogrescuemn.com/adoptionprocess/ Note: In most circumstances Underdog Rescue will only adopt within 60 miles of Minneapolis, MN. All of our foster animals can be seen by appointment with an approved adoption application. Contact us at 952-929-0777 or email us at underdogrescue@petml.com for more information. FOSTER CARE: All of our animals are fostered in individual homes or doggie daycare facilities. While they are in our care, they are part of our families and given lots of love. We work on training, crate-training and socialization prior to adoption. Each animal's behavior is evaluated and we have a sense of its temperament and personality. We look for adopters who will give each animal the wonderful life and permanent home that he or she deserves. If you have an interest and ability to be a foster home, please visit our website www.underdogrescuemn.com/foster-applications and fill out a foster application. NUTRITION: Nutrition is vital to the rehabilitation and life-long health of our pets. All of our foster animals are fed a premium diet such as NutriSource, Canidae, Orijen, Nature's Variety, Fromm, Pure Vita, Stella and Chewy's, Primal, or balanced raw diet. All adopters are required to continue providing premium diets for the life of the animal. YOU CAN HELP: Not able to foster or adopt right now? Please consider sponsoring an Underdog. Your donation will help us buy dog food and pay for medical costs. Visit this link www.underdogrescuemn.com/donate to donate. (Please note: A Paypal account is not necessary to use Paypal. When you get to the Paypal page, just use the link to the left of their login to make your donation via Paypal without an account.)
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    • Boyd - Shih Tzu Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 03/04/2017

      Shih Tzu Dog For Adoption in St. Louis Park, MN

      Boyd

      verified

      rescue
      Breed: Shih Tzu
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: St. Louis Park, MN
      Posted Breed: Shih Tzu. Thank you for stopping by to see me! Please check below to see what upcoming adoption events I will be attending or apply here for a private meeting. If you have other questions about me you can email Underdog Rescue at <underdogrescue@petml.com> ***Be sure to check your spam/junk folder as sometimes our emails end up there*** FUN CITY DOGS Saturday, March 4th from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2213 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis MN – http://www.funcitydogs.com/ URBAN TAILS Sunday, March 12th from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm 2106 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN – www.urbantailspetsupply.com Requires another dog in home: Yes Okay with dogs of all sizes: Yes Requires a fenced yard: No Okay with children under 12 years old: Yes Howdy! My name is Boyd and I am a 4-year old little boy. Let me tell you a bit about myself! I have really enjoyed this wonderful warm Minnesota weather and I take daily walks with my foster family. In fact, these daily walks are sort of more like runs. I love being outside so much that I start to run on my walks. It’s pretty cute. I have even been seen running down hills! Can you imagine these little legs running down a hill – it’s a site to see! New people sort of still make me nervous, but I am learning more and more every day that people are nice. When you have a scary past like I have had, it takes a while to trust again. I am hoping I can find a family who will understand that I need a little extra patience to warm up to people. Once I am comfortable, I will roll over on my back for belly rubs and I really like when my foster mom scratches my bum. I think I could get used to this! My foster mom also says that I am silly and that I make her laugh every day. I could make you laugh every day, too! I like to pick up toys and carry them around the house – it’s pretty cute. I’ve really fallen in love with toys! I LOVE other dogs and I snuggle with my foster siblings. I would like a home with another pup who will snuggle with me! I am often found cuddling with another pup in one of the dog beds. If your dog needs a cuddle buddy, I may be their guy! Also, the other dogs are teaching me to how to go to the bathroom outside and I am getting better every day! I think with much needed patience and love, I will become the dog I was born to be. I promise if you adopt me that I will love you to the moon and back for the rest of my life! Many of our dogs are rescued from commercial breeders where they spent their lives getting comfort from their canine friends. In turn, most require another companion dog in their forever home in order for them to feel safe. If you are interested in a particular dog, and do not currently have a dog residing with you, please understand that your home might not be the right fit for many of our dogs. Requires another dog in home: Okay with dogs of all sizes: Requires a fenced yard: Okay with children under 12 years old: ADOPTION EVENTS: Please understand that all of our pets are in foster homes and sometimes "life" happens and the foster family cannot make it to their scheduled adoption event. If you are traveling from a far distance to meet a specific animal, please email us to confirm attendance. ADOPTION PROCEDURE: To fill out an online adoption application please visit our website http://www.underdogrescuemn.com/adoptionprocess/ Note: In most circumstances Underdog Rescue will only adopt within 60 miles of Minneapolis, MN. All of our foster animals can be seen by appointment with an approved adoption application. Contact us at 952-929-0777 or email us at underdogrescue@petml.com for more information. FOSTER CARE: All of our animals are fostered in individual homes or doggie daycare facilities. While they are in our care, they are part of our families and given lots of love. We work on training, crate-training and socialization prior to adoption. Each animal's behavior is evaluated and we have a sense of its temperament and personality. We look for adopters who will give each animal the wonderful life and permanent home that he or she deserves. If you have an interest and ability to be a foster home, please visit our website www.underdogrescuemn.com/foster-applications and fill out a foster application. NUTRITION: Nutrition is vital to the rehabilitation and life-long health of our pets. All of our foster animals are fed a premium diet such as NutriSource, Canidae, Orijen, Nature's Variety, Fromm, Pure Vita, Stella and Chewy's, Primal, or balanced raw diet. All adopters are required to continue providing premium diets for the life of the animal. YOU CAN HELP: Not able to foster or adopt right now? Please consider sponsoring an Underdog. Your donation will help us buy dog food and pay for medical costs. Visit this link www.underdogrescuemn.com/donate to donate. (Please note: A Paypal account is not necessary to use Paypal. When you get to the Paypal page, just use the link to the left of their login to make your donation via Paypal without an account.)
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in St. Louis Park, MN

      Tess

      verified

      rescue
      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: St. Louis Park, MN
      Posted Breed: Yorkshire Terrier Yorkie. Thank you for stopping by to see me! Please check below to see what upcoming adoption events I will be attending or apply here for a private meeting. If you have other questions about me you can email Underdog Rescue at <underdogrescue@petml.com> ***Be sure to check your spam/junk folder as sometimes our emails end up there*** FUN CITY DOGS Saturday, February 25th from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2213 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis MN – http://www.funcitydogs.com/ DIRTY DOG SPA Friday, March 3rd from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 14722 Pennock Ave, Apple Valley, MN – http://www.thedirtydogspa.com/ FUN CITY DOGS Saturday, March 4th from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2213 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis MN – http://www.funcitydogs.com/ FUN CITY DOGS Saturday, March 25th from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2213 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis MN – http://www.funcitydogs.com/ Requires another dog in home - no Okay with dogs of all sizes: - yes Requires a fenced yard: - no Okay with children under 12 years old: Calm, respectful kids only Meet Tess! She is about 8 years old and 7 pounds. Life before being rescued from a commercial dog breeder did not bring happy times to Tess. She endured some kind of injury to her right eye that has left it blind. Tess was not very snuggly, at first with her foster family, but was she very sweet. Just in the past week Tess has decided that she likes to join her foster family on the couch! Tess takes her time warming up to people, but we know she has a heart of gold. With patience, compassion and your love Tess will be that special dog you may be looking for. ADOPTION EVENTS: Please understand that all of our pets are in foster homes and sometimes "life" happens and the foster family cannot make it to their scheduled adoption event. If you are traveling from a far distance to meet a specific animal, please email us to confirm attendance. ADOPTION PROCEDURE: To fill out an online adoption application please visit our website http://www.underdogrescuemn.com/adoptionprocess/ Note: In most circumstances Underdog Rescue will only adopt within 60 miles of Minneapolis, MN. All of our foster animals can be seen by appointment with an approved adoption application. Contact us at 952-929-0777 or email us at underdogrescue@petml.com for more information. FOSTER CARE: All of our animals are fostered in individual homes or doggie daycare facilities. While they are in our care, they are part of our families and given lots of love. We work on training, crate-training and socialization prior to adoption. Each animal's behavior is evaluated and we have a sense of its temperament and personality. We look for adopters who will give each animal the wonderful life and permanent home that he or she deserves. If you have an interest and ability to be a foster home, please visit our website www.underdogrescuemn.com/foster-applications and fill out a foster application. NUTRITION: Nutrition is vital to the rehabilitation and life-long health of our pets. All of our foster animals are fed a premium diet such as NutriSource, Canidae, Orijen, Nature's Variety, Fromm, Pure Vita, Stella and Chewy's, Primal, or balanced raw diet. All adopters are required to continue providing premium diets for the life of the animal. YOU CAN HELP: Not able to foster or adopt right now? Please consider sponsoring an Underdog. Your donation will help us buy dog food and pay for medical costs. Visit this link www.underdogrescuemn.com/donate to donate. (Please note: A Paypal account is not necessary to use Paypal. When you get to the Paypal page, just use the link to the left of their login to make your donation via Paypal without an account.)
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    • Mae - Chihuahua Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 02/11/2017

      Chihuahua Dog For Adoption in St. Louis Park, MN

      Mae

      verified

      rescue
      Breed: Chihuahua
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: St. Louis Park, MN
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua. Thank you for stopping by to see me! Please check below to see what upcoming adoption events I will be attending or apply here for a private meeting. If you have other questions about me you can email Underdog Rescue at <underdogrescue@petml.com> ***Be sure to check your spam/junk folder as sometimes our emails end up there*** URBAN TAILS Sunday, February 12th from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm 2106 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN – www.urbantailspetsupply.com FUN CITY DOGS Saturday, February 18th from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2213 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis MN – http://www.funcitydogs.com/ I’m the darling Miss Mae! (They also call me Mae Belle.) I just turned 10 years old and about 9 pounds. I think my tenth year of life is going to be the year I find my furever family! I’m a happy, playful little girl who loves to snuggle with my people! I’ve also been known to sit on my furry foster sisters, because I’m used to being in tight quarters with other dogs and it feels good. They don’t mind! My greatest trick is the funny stretch-kick I do with my back legs. It’s pretty adorable. I’m a healthy girl who loves to chew on raw bones or bully sticks and prance around the yard like a 2 year old! I’m really getting the hang of potty training, too. You have to be patient to catch me, but I’m getting braver. Once I trust you, I’m in love with you to the moon and back. I'm a happy girl who LOVES to snuggle, so can I be your fur-ever buddy?? Many of our dogs are rescued from commercial breeders where they spent their lives getting comfort from their canine friends. In turn, most require another companion dog in their forever home in order for them to feel safe. If you are interested in a particular dog, and do not currently have a dog residing with you, please understand that your home might not be the right fit for many of our dogs. ADOPTION EVENTS: Please understand that all of our pets are in foster homes and sometimes "life" happens and the foster family cannot make it to their scheduled adoption event. If you are traveling from a far distance to meet a specific animal, please email us to confirm attendance. ADOPTION PROCEDURE: To fill out an online adoption application please visit our website http://www.underdogrescuemn.com/adoptionprocess/ Note: In most circumstances Underdog Rescue will only adopt within 60 miles of Minneapolis, MN. All of our foster animals can be seen by appointment with an approved adoption application. Contact us at 952-929-0777 or email us at underdogrescue@petml.com for more information. FOSTER CARE: All of our animals are fostered in individual homes or doggie daycare facilities. While they are in our care, they are part of our families and given lots of love. We work on training, crate-training and socialization prior to adoption. Each animal's behavior is evaluated and we have a sense of its temperament and personality. We look for adopters who will give each animal the wonderful life and permanent home that he or she deserves. If you have an interest and ability to be a foster home, please visit our website www.underdogrescuemn.com/foster-applications and fill out a foster application. NUTRITION: Nutrition is vital to the rehabilitation and life-long health of our pets. All of our foster animals are fed a premium diet such as NutriSource, Canidae, Orijen, Nature's Variety, Fromm, Pure Vita, Stella and Chewy's, Primal, or balanced raw diet. All adopters are required to continue providing premium diets for the life of the animal. YOU CAN HELP: Not able to foster or adopt right now? Please consider sponsoring an Underdog. Your donation will help us buy dog food and pay for medical costs. Visit this link www.underdogrescuemn.com/donate to donate. (Please note: A Paypal account is not necessary to use Paypal. When you get to the Paypal page, just use the link to the left of their login to make your donation via Paypal without an account.)
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    • Mooshu - Pekingese Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 12/10/2016

      Pekingese Dog For Adoption in St. Louis Park, MN

      Mooshu

      verified

      rescue
      Breed: Pekingese
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: St. Louis Park, MN
      Posted Breed: Pekingese. Thank you for stopping by to see me! Please check below to see what upcoming adoption events I will be attending or apply here for a private meeting. If you have other questions about me you can email Underdog Rescue at <underdogrescue@petml.com> ***Be sure to check your spam/junk folder as sometimes our emails end up there*** DIRTY DOG SPA Friday, December 2nd from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 14722 Pennock Ave, Apple Valley, MN – http://www.thedirtydogspa.com/ Mooshu is one of the most adorable Pekingese around! He is about 11 years old and 14 pounds. Mooshu is such a sweet little happy man. He is good with other dogs outside the home as long as they aren't too in his face but needs to be an only pet in his forever home. He would do best in a calm home without children as he does not like a lot of action in his environment. He is potty trained, crate trained and leash trained. He LOVES to play with his favorite stuffed toys. He would make a great office pet as he is very calm, quite and relaxed in most situations. Mooshu would do best with an owner with dog experience since he occasionally will get crabby about people coming into his space. We are working on this behavior and he is getting better with a strong pack leader. He is so adorable and sweet, we can't wait for him to find his perfect forever home!! ADOPTION EVENTS: Please understand that all of our pets are in foster homes and sometimes "life" happens and the foster family cannot make it to their scheduled adoption event. If you are traveling from a far distance to meet a specific animal, please email us to confirm attendance. ADOPTION PROCEDURE: To fill out an online adoption application please visit our website http://www.underdogrescuemn.com/adoptionprocess/ Note: In most circumstances Underdog Rescue will only adopt within 60 miles of Minneapolis, MN. All of our foster animals can be seen by appointment with an approved adoption application. Contact us at 952-929-0777 or email us at underdogrescue@petml.com for more information. FOSTER CARE: All of our animals are fostered in individual homes or doggie daycare facilities. While they are in our care, they are part of our families and given lots of love. We work on training, crate-training and socialization prior to adoption. Each animal's behavior is evaluated and we have a sense of its temperament and personality. We look for adopters who will give each animal the wonderful life and permanent home that he or she deserves. If you have an interest and ability to be a foster home, please visit our website www.underdogrescuemn.com/foster-applications and fill out a foster application. NUTRITION: Nutrition is vital to the rehabilitation and life-long health of our pets. All of our foster animals are fed a premium diet such as NutriSource, Canidae, Orijen, Nature's Variety, Fromm, Pure Vita, Stella and Chewy's, Primal, or balanced raw diet. All adopters are required to continue providing premium diets for the life of the animal. YOU CAN HELP: Not able to foster or adopt right now? Please consider sponsoring an Underdog. Your donation will help us buy dog food and pay for medical costs. Visit this link www.underdogrescuemn.com/donate to donate. (Please note: A Paypal account is not necessary to use Paypal. When you get to the Paypal page, just use the link to the left of their login to make your donation via Paypal without an account.)
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