Scotch, New England - Dachshund / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Dachshund Mix Dog For Adoption in Stonyford, RI

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Organization Name: Furever Dachshund Rescue
Location: Stonyford, RI 95979
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Breed: Dachshund Mix
Gender: Male Male
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Scotch, New England

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Red
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 03/07/2016
Location: Stonyford, RI 95979
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Physical Attributes
Eye Color Brown
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids No
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats No
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Obedience Training Needs Training
Owner Experience Required Breed
Other
  • Not Good With Large Dogs
  • Crate Trained
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Playful
  • Timid
  • Goofy
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Dachshund / Mixed (short coat). My Name is: Scotch My FDR# is: 2014-485 My age is: Approx. 6 yrs old I am a: Dachshund Mix I am: Male I weigh: 19 lbs My colors and markings are: Red, Smooth Date of Rabies vaccination (Expires when?): 9/24/14 (1yr) Date of Distemper / Parvo (DHPP) vaccination: 9/24/14 Date of Bordatella (Kennel Cough) vaccination: TBA Date of last De-Wormer: TBA Date of Heartworm test: 9/30/14, Negative I am Spayed/Neutered: Neutered I am housetrained: Work in progress I am crate trained: Yes (can be vocal) I am considered special needs: Needs Thyrozine 0.2 mg tablets twice a day - requires thyroid tested to check levels (annually). I have these Behavioral Issues: None I would do well in a home with children under the age of 8 years old: No I enjoy the company of other dogs: Yes, prefers other small dogs. Can be fresh/vocal with large dogs. I enjoy the company of cats: No I receive Heartworm Medication on this day every month: 1st of the month I receive Flea and Tick Preventative on this date every month: 1st of every month My Micro-chip number is: TBA My adoption fee is: $375.00 How to contact my foster home: Marybeth, NY, mjette@nycap.rr.com BIO: Unfortunately, Scotch seems to have had a rough start. He came to us as a shelter stray that was in pretty bad shape - BUT with a thyroid test, Thyrozine twice a day and lots of TLC that is all behind him. He is now a handsome boy and all his hair has filled back in. We do not know any of his past. He can be shy to start but comes around. He keeps to himself a lot, BUT loves meal time. He dances around in delight while his meals are prepared. He is fine with the other small dogs in his foster home but really does not have a lot of patients for the big dogs. He has met the kitty’s but really cannot be trusted with them. Scotch is an extra special boy who deserves that extra special home. Once he trusts you, you will have a friend FUREVER! _________________________________________________________________________ We encourage adopters from all over the Greater New England Area and will do our absolute best to accommodate you in arranging for transportation if you choose to adopt a dachshund from FDR. If your dachshund of choice is coming from a state other than the one you reside in, there will be an additional $60.00 Health Certificate Fee that is required by law. Thank you for supporting a dachshund in need. If you would like additional information or have any questions, please feel free to contact the foster family directly. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have. We encourage adopters from all over the Greater New England Area and will do our absolute best to accommodate you in arranging for transportation if you choose to adopt a dachshund from FDR. If your dachshund of choice is coming from a state other than the one you reside in, there will be an additional $60.00 Health Certificate Fee that is required by law. Thank you for supporting a dachshund in need.

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    • Dachshund Dog For Adoption in Stonyford, RI

      Bella

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Stonyford, RI
      Posted Breed: Dachshund (long coat). My Name is: Bella My FDR# is: 2015-532a My age and date of birth is: dob 7/27/11 I am a: Dachshund I am: Female I weigh: 8lbs My colors and markings are: Red, Longhair I have not been spayed. I am housetrained: A work in progress I am crate trained: Yes I am considered special needs: Yes, I have an undiagnosed neurological condition I have these Behavioral Issues: Refer to above I would do well in a home with children under the age of 8 years old: No I enjoy the company of other dogs: Yes I enjoy the company of cats: Unknown My Micro-chip number is: TBA My adoption fee is: $375.00 How to contact my foster home: Marybeth, mjette@nycap.rr.com BIO: Bella is a very special young lady that has undiagnosed neurological issues. Her issues are not IVDD related however veterinarians have been unable to pinpoint exactly what the issues are. She is currently on a small dose of prednisone every day which helps with her issues. Bella is an extremely high energy dachshund but her exercise needs to be constantly monitored because over activity causes her to seize. She is also prone to involuntary body movements (not seizures) when over stimulated. Bella loves to play with other dogs but that has to be seriously limited because of her disability. She is easily excitable and can sometimes be overbearing when playing with other dogs. Bella is a special needs dachshund that needs to be in a home that can afford her ongoing care and is experienced with the breed and caring for a dog with neurological issues. If you are interested in adopting Bella please contact her foster mom directly for additional information. We are happy to share all medical records and history that we have knowledge of and answer any questions you may have. We will be extremely particular to whom she is adopted to make sure that the home is the right fit for Bella. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- We encourage adopters from all over the Greater New England Area and will do our absolute best to accommodate you in arranging for transportation if you choose to adopt a dog from FDR. If your dog of choice is coming from a state other than the one you reside in, there will be an additional $60.00 Health Certificate Fee that is required by law. Thank you for supporting a dog in need. If you would like additional information or have any questions, please feel free to contact the foster family directly. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have. We encourage adopters from all over the Greater New England Area and will do our absolute best to accommodate you in arranging for transportation if you choose to adopt a dachshund from FDR. If your dachshund of choice is coming from a state other than the one you reside in, there will be an additional $60.00 Health Certificate Fee that is required by law. Thank you for supporting a dachshund in need.
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    • Dachshund Dog For Adoption in Stonyford, RI

      Leia

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Stonyford, RI
      Posted Breed: Dachshund (short coat). My Name is: Leia My FDR# is: 2016-554 My age and date of birth is: 6 years old I am a: Dachshund I am: Female I weigh: 14lbs My colors and markings are: Black & Tan, Smooth I have been: Spayed I am housetrained: Yes I am crate trained: Yes I am considered special needs: No I have these Behavioral Issues: I am quite vocal; especially when around new people I would do well in a home with children under the age of 8 years old: No I enjoy the company of other dogs: Yes I enjoy the company of cats: Unknown My Micro-chip number is: TBA My adoption fee is: $375.00 How to contact my foster home: Marybeth, mjette@nycap.rr.com BIO: Leia is new to rescue so we are still learning about her personality but here is what we know so far: Leia is very personable and attaches quickly to her human. She seems to get along well with dogs of all sizes and breeds. She is looking for an active home because she is extremely energetic. We do not feel that she would do well in a home that does not have the time to dedicate to her exercise needs. She should be walked daily and allowed to run freely in a yard. She is housetrained to go out in a fenced yard without a leash and does so willingly. Leia is also extremely vocal and therefore would not be a good fit for an adopter living in a condo or apartment. Once Leia has attached to you she will follow you everywhere. She is a very loyal and loving girl that would make a wonderful companion. Leia is also very food driven which makes her more easily trainable but also makes her more mischievous. She is extremely agile and has been caught in the act of jumping onto chairs and tables to search for food. Beware she will steal your lunch and also your heart. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- We encourage adopters from all over the Greater New England Area and will do our absolute best to accommodate you in arranging for transportation if you choose to adopt a dog from FDR. If your dog of choice is coming from a state other than the one you reside in, there will be an additional $60.00 Health Certificate Fee that is required by law. Thank you for supporting a dog in need. If you would like additional information or have any questions, please feel free to contact the foster family directly. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have. We encourage adopters from all over the Greater New England Area and will do our absolute best to accommodate you in arranging for transportation if you choose to adopt a dachshund from FDR. If your dachshund of choice is coming from a state other than the one you reside in, there will be an additional $60.00 Health Certificate Fee that is required by law. Thank you for supporting a dachshund in need.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Australian Shepherd Mix Dog For Adoption in Stonyford, RI

      Neva

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Australian Shepherd Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Baby
      Location: Stonyford, RI
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Australian Shepherd / Mixed (short coat). We encourage adopters from all over the Greater New England Area and will do our absolute best to accommodate you in arranging for transportation if you choose to adopt a dachshund from FDR. If your dachshund of choice is coming from a state other than the one you reside in, there will be an additional $60.00 Health Certificate Fee that is required by law. Thank you for supporting a dachshund in need.
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    • Dachshund Dog For Adoption in Stonyford, RI

      JoJo

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Stonyford, RI
      Posted Breed: Dachshund (long coat). My Name is: JoJo My FDR# is: 2013-07360 My age is: 8 years old I am a: Dachshund I am: Male I weigh: 12lbs My colors and markings are: Red and Chestnut with Black overlay I am: Neutered I am housetrained: Yes but I still have an occasional accident so it’s best to keep me on a schedule. I am crate trained: Yes I am considered special needs: No I have these Behavioral Issues: I can get grumbly when picked up or pushed out of the way. I am also extremely possessive of toys so it’s best to not allow toys because I get snappy when you try to take them away. I would do well in a home with children under the age of 8 years old: No I enjoy the company of other dogs: Yes I enjoy the company of cats: No My Micro-chip number is: 985 112 000 870 147 My adoption fee is: $375.00 How to contact my foster home: Laura, chair@fureverdachshundrescue.org BIO: My name is JoJo and I am a gorgeous boy! Everyone who sees me walking likes to compliment me. I am actually a very affectionate boy but I do have some behavioral issues that need some work. I am currently working on these issues so that I can find my furever home but I will need someone who is dachshund savvy to adopt me. My biggest issue was with my crate; I was extremely protective and would lunge at whomever would pass by. Now that I have spent time in my foster home I really like my crate and go into it willingly. I can get kind of growly and can be snappy at times if you try to remove me from my crate so it's best to just open the door and allow me to come out on my own. The crate is my safe space and I am afraid you are going to take me away from it so I try to protect it to the best of my ability. This is not a problem now but because it was a past behavioral issue we feel it is important to mention it. The person who adopts me needs to now how to handle a dachshund and must have experience with the breed. I will not be adopted into a home that has children or small children that visit often. Now for some of the fun stuff about me… I am a champ when it comes to playing fetch! I could chase the ball for hours and I am great at bringing it back. I also get along with all sorts of other dogs both big and small. I even like to play with some of the puppies too! I have a very "Live and let live personality" but I do like my person. I have a favorite person in my foster home and she likes to play fetch with me. I am also really smart and did I mention how gorgeous I am? Just take a look at my cute pictures to see for yourself! I deserve a wonderful furever home with someone who understands my breed. We dachshunds can be stubborn and sometimes very protective and my furever family will need to understand this to be able to give me what I need. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ We encourage adopters from all over the Greater New England Area and will do our absolute best to accommodate you in arranging for transportation if you choose to adopt a dachshund from FDR. If your dachshund of choice is coming from a state other than the one you reside in, there will be an additional $60.00 Health Certificate Fee that is required by law. Thank you for supporting a dachshund in need. If you would like additional information or have any questions, please feel free to contact the foster family directly. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have. We encourage adopters from all over the Greater New England Area and will do our absolute best to accommodate you in arranging for transportation if you choose to adopt a dachshund from FDR. If your dachshund of choice is coming from a state other than the one you reside in, there will be an additional $60.00 Health Certificate Fee that is required by law. Thank you for supporting a dachshund in need.
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Stonyford, RI

      Lucky

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Stonyford, RI
      Posted Breed: Retriever / Mixed (short coat). My Name is: Lucky My FDR# is: 2014-432 My age is: Approx 4 years old (dob 8/6/12) I am a: Retriever Mix I am: Male I weigh: 67lbs My colors and markings are: Tan/Yellow white white on chest Date of Rabies vaccination: 10/14/15 (3yr) Date of Distemper / Parvo (DHPP) vaccination: 10/15/15 (3yr) Date of Bordatella (Kennel Cough) vaccination: 10/15/15 (3yr) I have been: Neutered I am housetrained: Yes I am crate trained: Yes I am considered special needs: Yes I have these Behavioral Issues: None I would do well in a home with children under the age of 8 years old: Yes I enjoy the company of other dogs: Yes I enjoy the company of cats: Unknown but probably not My Micro-chip number is: TBA My adoption fee is: $375.00 How to contact my foster home: Laura, chair@fureverdachshundrescue.org BIO: My name is Lucky; the name was given to me by the shelter because I was most likely hit by a car and survived so I guess that makes me pretty lucky! I found my way to a nice person’s home and stayed for about a week before they surrendered me to Animal Control. When I got to the shelter the staff realized that I was in rough shape. They immediately sent me to the vet where blood test and x-rays were done. My leg was weak and I was unable to bear weight on it. After shaving the leg and shoulder to make sure there were no open wounds the vet found swelling in the shoulder and chest area and some faint bruising. Overall the assessment conclusion was that there was a lot of soft tissue damage but nothing broken. I was to continue on medications and rest with the hopes that my leg would recover. This is when I became available for a rescue to take me. I was not available for adoption to the public so if a rescue didn’t step up quickly I was on the list to be euthanized. Well, Furever Dachshund Rescue, yes a dachshund rescue, saw me and wanted to help. My foster mom said she saw my face and couldn’t resist so I was safe and on my way to a loving foster home. I love my foster home and all my foster brothers and sisters. I get along well with everyone. My foster mom took me for a surgical consult to see if she could get my leg repaired but that was not possible because I had already lost large amounts of muscle mass. It was recommended that my leg be amputated but my foster mom knew that I was trying to use it and we worked to rehabilitate my leg all the time. Well my foster mom was right because after a year of running and playing in the yard we discovered that I was using my leg much more and was bearing weight on it. It’s not perfect and it will never be but I am happy and no further damage has occurred. Other than my disability I am a healthy happy boy. I need a home with a family that will love me and play with me and give me a wonderful life. I am truly a fantastic dog and love my owners unconditionally. Please give me a chance to show you how wonderful I truly am; I promise not to disappoint you! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- We encourage adopters from all over Northern California and the Greater New England Area and will do our absolute best to accommodate you in arranging for transportation if you choose to adopt a dachshund from FDR. If your dachshund of choice is coming from a state other than the one you reside in, there will be an additional $60.00 Health Certificate Fee that is required by law. Thank you for supporting a dachshund in need. If you would like additional information or have any questions, please feel free to contact the foster family directly. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have. We encourage adopters from all over the Greater New England Area and will do our absolute best to accommodate you in arranging for transportation if you choose to adopt a dachshund from FDR. If your dachshund of choice is coming from a state other than the one you reside in, there will be an additional $60.00 Health Certificate Fee that is required by law. Thank you for supporting a dachshund in need.
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    • Dachshund-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Stonyford, RI

      Luna - New Y...

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      Breed: Dachshund-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Stonyford, RI
      Posted Breed: Shepherd / Dachshund / Mixed (short coat). My Name is: Luna My FDR# is: 2015-528 My age is: 1.5 years old DOB 4/15/15 I am a: Shepard / Dachshund Mix I am: Female I weigh: 24lbs My colors and markings are: Tan with black overlay, short hair Date of Rabies vaccination: 7/31/16 (3yr) Date of Distemper / Parvo (DHPP) vaccination: 10/28/15 Date of Bordatella (Kennel Cough) vaccination: N/A Date of Canine Influenza vaccination: N/A Date of last De-Wormer: 8/15 Date of Heartworm test: N/A I am Spayed/Neutered: Yes, I’m spayed I am housetrained: Work in Progress I am crate trained: Yes I am considered special needs: No I have these Behavioral Issues: None I would do well in a home with children under the age of 8 years old: Should be supervised with young children I enjoy the company of other dogs: Yes, plays well with medium and large dogs. I enjoy the company of cats: No, plays too rough. I receive Heartworm Medication on this day every month: 15th I receive Flea and Tick Preventative on this date every month: N/A My Micro-chip number is: 985 112 006 176 944 My adoption fee is: $375.00 How to contact my foster home: My Foster Mom is Marybeth (New York) at mjette@nycap.rr.com BIO: I am a young dachshund mix that is playful but a bit shy when I first meet you. I’m doing okay on my leash training but would benefit from an obedience training class. I enjoy the company of other dogs, but I can play a little rough so medium and/or large playmates are best. I am doing very well with my house breaking; I go outside with the other dogs in my foster home. I love playing in the big yard. I require a fenced yard. Running in the yard and de-stuffing toys are my favorite things in the world. I would love to find my furever family. If your dachshund of choice is coming from a state other than the one you reside in, there will be an additional $60.00 Health Certificate Fee that is required by law. Thank you for supporting a dachshund in need. If you would like additional information or have any questions, please feel free to contact the foster family directly. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have. We encourage adopters from all over the Greater New England Area and will do our absolute best to accommodate you in arranging for transportation if you choose to adopt a dachshund from FDR. If your dachshund of choice is coming from a state other than the one you reside in, there will be an additional $60.00 Health Certificate Fee that is required by law. Thank you for supporting a dachshund in need.
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    • Beagle-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Stonyford, RI

      Hazel, North...

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      Breed: Beagle-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Baby
      Location: Stonyford, RI
      Posted Breed: Beagle / Hound / Mixed (short coat). Furever Dachshund Rescue Foster Dog Information My Name is: Hazel My breed is: Beagle/Hound Mix My FDR# is: 2014-499 My age is: DOB 8/27/14, 4 months old I am: Female I weigh: approx. 13lbs My colors and markings are: Black, Brown & White, and Tricolored I am current on all my vaccines: Yes I am: Spayed I am housetrained: A work in progress I am considered special needs: No I would do well in a home with children under the age of 8 years old: Yes I enjoy the company of other dogs: Both males and females I enjoy the company of cats: Unknown I am crate trained: In the process of learning My Home Again Micro-chip number is: 985 112 005 851 468 I require Heartworm Medication on this day every month: 1st of every month My adoption fee is: $375.00 Foster Contact is: Laura Coulombe, chair@fureverdachshundrescue.org BIO: I am a very lucky puppy! Furever Dachshund Rescue committed to taking my siblings and me into rescue because we were scheduled to be euthanized. We were promptly removed from horrific shelter conditions and brought to a local veterinarian who kept us and vaccinated us and gave us a safe and warm place to be prior to our journey. The morning of our transport some of us weren’t feeling so well but we began our journey thinking that it was nerves. By the night time, some of us were very sick and by morning our overnight transporter took us to the local veterinarian clinic. Many of us were sick but one of us was critical and the veterinarian was not equipped to care for us. A nice woman made the drive to pick us up and transport us to the emergency hospital where we would get 24 hour critical care. It was determined that we were sick with Parvo, Corona Virus, and Pneumonia. The smallest of us almost didn’t survive. It’s been 6 weeks since that horrific period and we are now all healthy and happy. We are current on our puppy vaccinations and have been spayed and neutered. We have also more than tripled in size because we are being fed the very best food on the market and it is yummy! I am a baby beagle/hound who needs a lot of attention. I need to be in a home with someone who can spend most of their time with me because I need to be let out frequently. I am not yet housetrained as I am just a puppy. I love to play and get along well with other pets. Because I am a puppy I am teething and like to chew on everything I can get my mouth on. I will only be placed in a home that has the time and experience to train and care for a puppy. We encourage adopters from all over the Greater New England Area and will do our absolute best to accommodate you in arranging for transportation if you choose to adopt. If your puppy of choice is coming from a state other than the one you reside in, there will be an additional $60.00 Health Certificate Fee that is required by law. Thank you for supporting a dachshund in need. If you would like additional information or have any questions, please feel free to contact the foster family directly. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have. We encourage adopters from all over the Greater New England Area and will do our absolute best to accommodate you in arranging for transportation if you choose to adopt a dachshund from FDR. If your dachshund of choice is coming from a state other than the one you reside in, there will be an additional $60.00 Health Certificate Fee that is required by law. Thank you for supporting a dachshund in need.
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