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Chihuahua Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX, USA

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Date Listed: 10/01/2016
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Organization Name: Cody's Friends Rescue
Location: Dallas, TX
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Breed: Chihuahua
Gender: Male Male
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Champ

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Black with White
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 10/01/2016
Location: Dallas, TX, 75248
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Chihuahua Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Chihuahua (short coat). Champ is a wonderful dog and quite quirky in his own cute way. -- Champ is a super sweet guy but a little timid with strangers. Champ loves to be in your lap and next to you. He also likes quiet time in his crate. He is doing well with potty training. He's a lovable guy and probably fits best in a home where there are no children or older children. He loves to go on walks and needs guidance & structure with lots of TLC!

Chihuahua

Overview: The Chihuahua is a tiny bundle of joy. Kids love him ' and for good reason. This breed seems always excited about something. They do best as an indoor dog, but they love to scamper around in the yard ' in suitable weather.
Breed Group: Toy
Weight (lbs): 6
Height (in): 6-9
Colors: Any.
Coat: Smooth with soft, glossy hair or long with soft straight or wavy coat and fringed ears.
Character: Chihuahuas are very intelligent little dogs that are much more brave than their small size suggests. They often bond with only one person.
Temperament: This breed usually lives with other dogs and cats very easily. Children should be taught how to play with this small dog as many try to treat it as a toy.
Care: The Chihuahua requires occasional grooming with a brush and comb. Trim claws and check teeth on a regular basis. Care of the long coat entails brushing 2 to 3 times a week.
Training: This breed is eager to learn, so don't let the small size deter you from properly training him.
Activity: Chihuahuas can typically get sufficient exercise by playing indoors.
Country of Origin: Mexico
Health Issue: This breed has a short nose and large eyes, which can cause some problems (e.g., wheezing, dry eye, glaucoma). They are prone to slipped stifle, gum problems, colds, stress, and rheumatism.
Life Expectancy: about 15 or more

More About Chihuahua Breed
If you’re looking to adopt a dog and don’t know where to start, puppyfinder.com is an excellent source for information about adopting a dog and will connect you with hundreds of shelters across the US that have adoptable puppies and older dogs waiting for forever homes.
  1. Do your research – find out what types of dogs would be a good fit for your lifestyle and the activity level of your family. Also keep in mind the grooming needs of certain breeds that might require frequent maintenance.
  2. Decide what you can handle – before you get sucked in by all the adorable puppy eyes you’re about to see, think long and hard about the appropriate age dog for your family or if you are capable of caring for a special needs dog. Puppies are a lot of work, if you don’t have time for potty training and obedience classes you’ll want to consider an older dog. There are plenty of middle aged, vibrant dogs up for adoption as well as many senior dogs that would be a great fit for a family looking for a more subdued dog with lots of love to give.
  3. Learn about the shelters and their adoption policies – It might be easier to start looking at shelters within a certain radius of home but don’t be afraid to venture out to other states as well. Many states have larger populations of adoptable dogs and their shelters are willing to transport pets to suitable adopting families. Some shelters might have requirements for a home visit, a fenced yard or require you to visit the pet multiple times before you commit to adopting. Understand that the shelters are doing their best to place the pets in suitable homes and these requirements are in the best interest of both you and the pet.
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      Jenni

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Jenni is a 50 lb pit mix about 2 years old. She's very protective of the door and will bark but warms up to guests quickly. Jenni lives going on walks- I use a head leash to keep her from pulling. She is a GREAT dog to take on a jog. She's gotten along with dogs that I've introduced get to - she can play hard but also learns what her playmate will deal with. She is very sweet and energetic and enjoys being included in activities but will entertain herself. She is often placed in her kennel at night and doesn't mind it. She is house broken.
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      Bozley

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      Breed: Boxer-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer / Mixed (short coat). This is Bozley, he is a 9 yr old boxer mix that weighs 44lbs. He is a calm gentleman that just likes to lay around, occasionally bark at the doorbell, and sit by you while you cook because you will drop something. He is lazy. Walks are short. Bozley is house trained and good with other animals and kids. He would do best with older kids since he is getting older. He has some food allergies that can upset his stomach and cause ear inflammation so he needs food that is mainly chicken and rice, no dog treats. He is the most low maintenance dog, and the biggest sweetheart.
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    • Chihuahua-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX, USA

      Dolly

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      Breed: Chihuahua-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat). Hi, I'm Dolly! I am an older chihuahua gal, about 7-10 years the vet thinks :) I was found crossing a busy street by my foster mom and life has only gotten better since that day! I'm a little bitty thing, only weighing about 8 lbs, so I'm pretty easy to take care of. I have a special little smile because I've lost some of my front teeth over the years, but it doesn't stop me from enjoying my dog food! I love people and am great with small children too! I enjoy cruising around the backyard and going on walks - I even ride well in the car! I eat my food nicely next to other dogs and don't mind if people pet me while I eat or even take my bowl away. Since I'm not a puppy, I enjoy a quiet, easy life with lots of naps and sunbathing. I'm still spunky though and get riled up when you want to play silly with me. I love to be petted and loved on by my foster family. I would like nothing more than to find my forever home and curl up on your lap or next to you on the couch. Please feel free to complete an application at codysfriendsrescue.com to get in contact my foster mom for any questions about me :)
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX, USA

      Busby (CP)

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Baby
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Busby was either abandoned in a neighborhood or got away but his owners have not come looking for him. He has the sweetest temperament I have seen in an animal. I can put my hand in food bowl while eating. He does not growl or bark. He does not like closed spaces for some reason. . He is house trained and is wonderful with kids. He is roughly 6 months about 30 pounds. .
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    • Miniature Pinscher-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX, USA

      Oliver

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      Breed: Miniature Pinscher-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Miniature Pinscher / Mixed (short coat). Oliver was found running and scared into traffic off of I 30. We were able to save him . We think is is about 9 years old and still very active. He is very young at heart and very low maintenance. He is looking for a home where he can live out his golden years. He gets along with dogs as well as cats. House and kennel trained.
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      Daisy Mae

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). Daisy Mae is one sweet lady with the heart of a puppy. She is between 8 to 9 years old. She is very timid but is a happy loving companion once she feels safe. Daisy Mae was found homeless on the streets and it was obvious from her condition that she had been breed and/or had multiple litters of puppies. It is also obvious that she was a very good mommy. She mothers all her toys, or her "babies"; Daisy Mae does not do well around young human children however. She is not aggressive but is very afraid of small children. She also is very afraid of men and would do best in a home with a single woman or with a very patient and gentle man. Due to her age some of her house breaking issues are medical. . Daisy Mae's favorite place to be is on her big dog bed with her babies. she also enjoys her time outside.
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    • Plott Hound-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX, USA

      Buddy

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      Breed: Plott Hound-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
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    • Staffordshire Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX, USA

      Dylan

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      Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Dylan is 55 lbs and approx 2 years old. He's a pitbull mix rescued from a local shelter. Dylan loves laying by your feet or romping around in the backyard with his 2 foster brothers (also large pitbulls). He gets along with all dogs, but might try to play too rough with smaller dogs. Shows no interest toward cats, and coexists with two cats currently. Dylan is crate trained, neutered, chipped, UTD on shots, but will need to build confidence on leash skills as he is very scared of loud or sudden noises (such as cars zooming by). Dylan loves having his chin rubbed underneath and will fall asleep with all of the weight from his head resting on your palm if you rub him. He's a very sweet dog and deserves stability and a gentle owner. I think he would lay in bed with his owner all day if he could. He does bark to alert when he needs to go outside. He is always smiling! Dylan is UTD on all vaccines, neutered and HW-. He's dog and cat friendly, but sometimes gets over excited with little dogs when playing. Dylan loves to snuggle and get belly rubs. He's a pretty quiet dog, but will let you know when it's time for a potty break. He's crate & potty trained. He currently lives with two other large male dogs and 2 cats whom he enjoys. Dylan can be a bit fearful of loud sounds and fast/sudden movement, but never reacts, he would love a home that can be patient and understanding as he continues to grow his confidence. If you're interested in possibly adopting Dylan, please go to our website (www.codysfriendsrescue.com/applications.html) and submit an Application to Adopt. It may take us a couple days to review your application and check your vet reference. After we approve your application we will contact you to schedule a meet and greet and home visit. We allow a 10-day home trial to be sure the dog is a good fit before you finalize the adoption. The adoption fee ($200, tax-deductible donation) is collected at the start of the home trial and is held until you finalize the adoption. The adoption fee covers vetting (spay/neuter and age-appropriate vaccinations) and a micro-chip. Please note: We update our Petfinder listings regularly. If you're reading this bio, this dog is still available for adoption, and we're accepting applications. We don't adopt pit bulls or pit bull mixes to people who live in apartments with breed restrictions. Please check with your rental office or landlord to see whether breed restrictions apply. Thank you for your interest in adopting a dog from Cody's Friends Rescue!
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX, USA

      Socks

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
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      Toby Lab

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
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