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Organization Name: Wags and Walks Rescue
Location: West Hollywood, CA
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Breed: Brussels Griffon
Gender: Female Female
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Snuggles

Age: Senior
Color/Markings: Tan/Yellow/Fawn with Black
Availability Date: 03/25/2017
Location: West Hollywood, CA, 90069
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Brussels Griffon Dog For Adoption in West Hollywood, CA, USA

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Posted Breed: Brussels Griffon / Shih Tzu. It is unclear if a cuter dog ever existed!? Please meet Snuggles, the most adorable dog on the planet. We think she is a mix of Brussels Griffon and Shih Tzu weighing a petite 6 pounds. She was found as a stray and after days waiting for her owner to claim him, they didn’t. We feel honored and privileged to give this 11 year old snuggle bug (hence the name) her 2nd chance at getting the love and life she deserves. She is sweet with everyone, prefers to be on you lap or in your purse and has lovely calm energy. When you look at her, she looks like a pup! Of course her silly tongue is one of the many charming things to love about snuggles! She is healthy, up to date on vaccinations, spayed and microchipped.

Brussels Griffon

A.K.A. : Belgium Griffon, Petit Brabançon, Griffon Bruxellois
Overview: The Brussels Griffon is very intelligent and sensitive, making him a terrific companion.
Breed Group: Toy
Weight (lbs): 8-10
Height (in): 7-8
Colors: Red, beige (mixed reddish brown and black), black and tan, or black.
Coat: Its coat can be rough with hard, wiry hair or smooth with a short, glossy coat.
Character: Brussels Griffons are curious, mischievous, and playful. This breed is always eager to learn.
Temperament: This breed gets along well with children, other dogs, and most household pets you may have. They are very sociable, always loving companionship.
Care: The Brussels Griffon should be plucked by hand on a regular basis and the beard needs to be combed to remove food particles. The smooth coat needs only occasional brushing
Training: This breed learns very quickly, due to its high level of intelligence.
Activity: The Brussels Griffon can be well suited for apartment life, but very much enjoys occasional walks outside.
Country of Origin: Belgium
Health Issue: This breed is difficult to breed, often requiring caesarean section. Some are prone to slipped stifle, eye and respiratory problems.
Life Expectancy: 12-15

More About Brussels Griffon Breed
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