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Organization Name: Russell Rescue, Inc.
Location: Columbia, TN 38401
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Breed: Chipin
Gender: Male Male


Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Black with White
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 03/09/2018
Location: Columbia, TN, 38401
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Chipin Dog For Adoption in Columbia, TN, USA

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

Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Miniature Pinscher / Mixed (short coat).

Overview: The Chipin is a mix between the Chihuahua and the MinPin. This dog does best in homes where it is the only pet.
Breed Group: Unspecified
Weight (lbs): 2-10
Height (in): 6-12
Colors: fawn, black and tan, sand, white, chestnut.
Coat: The coat is short and coarse.
Character: Chipins are proud, brave and loyal.
Temperament: The Chipin will get along with children, if they have the personality of the MinPin. Both breeds don't do well with other animals.
Care: The coat needs very little care.
Training: Chipins respond well to patient, gentle, consistent training.
Activity: This breed needs moderate exercise in a fenced yard.
Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Life Expectancy: 15-18

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