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Rat Terrier / Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat)

Details about Yara

  • ID D210535
  • Available for Adoption
  • Species: Dog
  • Gender: Female
  • Estimated Birthdate: 4/1/2018
  • Breed: Rat Terrier / Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat)
  • Owner Experience Needed: None
  • Good with Dogs: Yes
  • Good with Cats: Yes
  • Good with Adults: All
  • Adoption Fee: $400

More about Yara

  • Primary Color(s): Tricolor (Tan/Brown & Black & White)
  • Coat Length: Short
  • Housetrained/Littertrained: Yes
  • Reaction to New People: Cautious
  • Energy Level: Moderate
  • Fence: 6 foot
  • Obedience Training: Needs Training

Name: Yara
Date of Birth: 04/01/2018
Gender: Female
Breed: Rat Terrier/Chihuahua Mix
Weight: 9 lbs

Dog Friendly: Yes - Must have another dog in the home as a companion
Cat Friendly: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
House Trained: Yes
Crate Trained: Unknown

Energy Level: Moderate
History: Out of State Transfer - Texas
Adoption Fee: $400.00

Hey everyone! My name is Yara. I came from Texas originally. I live with big dogs small dogs, cats, and kids! Guess what. I'm said to do well with all of them! I am reserved and skittish at first though, so I do need a little time to warm up and adjust to a new place and new people. I am very friendly once I get to you know, but I can still be skittish with loud sounds or fast movements. I'm mostly potty trained, but with a little more training and practice, I should get it perfected soon. Overall, I'm just looking for someone who will give me the time to blossom into the sweetheart I am. We shy dogs seem to get overlooked sometimes, but all we really want to do is love and trust. Can you give me the time to do that?


*Yara requires a home with a fenced-in yard, a confident dog in the home, and a family with shy dog experience *


 Since Yara is heartworm positive, she will need to be treated in at our clinic in St Cloud. Heartworm treatment consists of 3 injections. The first injection will be in roughly 30 days after coming into rescue. The the 2nd and 3rd injections happen 30 days after that. When a dog is going through heartworm treatment, they should be on "restrictions", meaning a lot of lap time, crate time and always on a leash. Heartworm disease is NOT contagious, it is transported via mosquitos.   Here is a great article explaining what heartworm is and how it's treated: https://www.heartwormsociety.org/pet-owner-resources/heartworm-basics An adoption application is the first step in the foster to adopt program.  


If you are interested in getting to know me better, please fill out an adoption application at www.ruffstartrescue.org/adopt/adoption-application . An adoption application is the best way to show your interest in an animal and is not a binding contract.

To learn more about Ruff Start’s adoption process and the care our foster animals receive, please visit our How to Adopt page: www.ruffstartrescue.org/adopt/