Meet An Adoptable Dog
Breed: Chihuahua (short coat)
Weight: 8.60 lb
Height: 6 in
Estimated Birthdate: 1/15/2012
Fence Needed: No
Location: Foster Home in Union, SC
Reason for being in rescue: puppy mill bust
Special Needs: Betty has nursed her last litter of puppies. She has been spayed, had a dental polishing on 5/29/20, and is ready for her forever home.
What kind of home would be best for me: We are seeking a home with an experienced dog owner and someone who is home more than they're away. Betty needs an experienced chihuahua owner. She is not for a first time dog owner. She is not for a home with children. She needs someone that understands her breed and has the patience to help her continue to learn what it means to be a pet. She is much better with male dogs - of any size. She marks around other little girls.
What is my personality like: Betty came to CPR from a puppy mill bust in Laurens, SC. She was pregnant and gave birth to one baby girl the second day she was here, but unfortunately her pup was born with a birth defect and did not make it. Betty stepped up to nurse another litter of orphaned pups. It is clear that all Betty has known is being a mom.
Betty is very timid at first, but once you gain her trust she is all yours. Most of her life has been spent as a breeding dog, which means limited socialization and human interaction. Betty is a classic chihuahua - feisty, sometimes moody, but incredibly loyal. She likes things on her terms. Betty enjoys sitting in a lap but would be equally happy sitting beside you on the couch. She is content to sleep in a dog bed at night. She has impeccable house manners in her foster home.
Betty is a wonderful dog. She would be great for quiet retirees looking for a dog to share their heart with. She does not require a ton of exercise and really just wants a quiet life.
How do I act when I first meet new people: Timid and shy at first.
Tips and Tidbits: Betty's estimated birthday is 1/15/2012.
House trained: Dogs can be house trained if they are in the right environment and are allowed to follow a schedule as long as a physical reason doesn't keep them from being trained. A dog house trained in my home may not be in yours. We will help you teach your new dog this necessary skill and based on your schedule.
Please note - we do not ship or transport our dogs. If you are interested in adopting a dog, take a look at the distance between the dog's location and your location and make sure you are able to make the trip.
Thank you for your interest in a dog who needs a new home. This description contains all that we currently know about this dog. We have no perfect dogs - but many of our dogs have proven to be perfect for a certain someone. We urge all of our potential adopters not to fall in love with a picture. When screening applications, we look at the entire home and then make suggestions based on what would be a good fit for your home. You are not being screened for a specific dog although we are looking to see what type of dog interests you - poodles or non poodles, age, temperament, personality, etc. Our goal is to match you with the best possible pet for you and your home. We want to create furever families.
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