4 Month Old Sweet Babygirl
Malchi Dog For Adoption in HOUSTON, TX

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Ad ID: ADN-19377
Times Ad Viewed: 258 times
Date Listed: 11/15/2016
Date Expires: 12/15/2016

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Seller Name: Taelor
Location: HOUSTON, TX 77054
(713) 818-4202


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Breed: Malchi
Gender: Female Female
Nickname:

London

Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 11/15/2016
Location: HOUSTON, TX 77054
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Tags: puppybabymalchimaltesechihuahua
Physical Attributes
Size Small
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Not Sure
OK with Farm Animals Yes
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Other
  • Crate Trained
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Fetch
  • Likes to Play with Toys
  • Likes to Be in Your Lap
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Intelligent
  • Even-Tempered

I am looking to re-home my babygirl, London. She was born on July 7th, so is currently 4-months old and as of her last vet visit, she weighed 5.5 lbs and according to the vet is at least expected to double her current weight once she's full grown. When I received her, I was told that she was a mixture of a Long-haired Chihuahua and a Maltese. She's up to date on all vaccinations and doesn't have to return until she's 1-year and/or at around 6 months to be spayed. London knows basic commands; "come", "no", "outside", "sit", "down", "crate", etc. She's very high energy and for that reason, I don't feel like my full-time career life is sufficient enough to meet her needs. So while I'll hate to see her go and miss her, I know there's a home out there that can give her more attention than I can. London loves other adults and children and loves being around dogs of all sizes. I'm am asking for a re-homing fee of $150, to reimburse at least a portion of her vaccinations and all belongings that will come with her (including her crate).

Overview: The Malchi is a mix between the Chihuahua and the Maltese. They make good, small lapdogs, but some may not get along well with kids.
Breed Group: Unspecified
Weight (lbs): 2-9
Height (in): 6-10
Colors: white, black, fawn, silver, sand, chestnut
Coat: The coat is medium length and silky.
Character: The Malchi is lively, affectionate and loving.
Temperament: Malchis will get along with children and pets, if they have the temperament of the Maltese. Chihuahuas don't accept kids or other pets well and this mix may have that temperament.
Care: The coat needs to be brushed and bathed occasionally.
Training: The Malchi responds well to gentle, consistent training.
Activity: This breed needs moderate exercise in a yard or on the leash.
Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Life Expectancy: 15-17

More About Malchi Breed
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