Chihuahua / Mixed
Details about Dolly Parton
- ID D221160
- Adoption Fee: $425
- Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed
- Gender: Female
- Current Weight: 9.0 lb.
- Estimated Birthdate: 10/9/2020
Dolly Parton's Compatibility Attributes
- Good with Dogs: Yes
- Good with Adults: All
Dolly Parton's Personality and Behavioral Qualities
- Housetrained/Littertrained: No
- Obedience Trained: Needs Training
- Likes to Vocalize: Some
- Energy Level: Moderate
- Cratetrained: Yes
- Leashtrained: Yes
- Reaction to New People: Friendly
- Lap pet, Playful, Eager to Please, Even-tempered, Goofy, Plays with Toys
Not unlike her namesake Dolly is sweet, spunky, silly and affectionate! She likes to play with other dogs in any size and loves to be outside in the yard. She plays outside in the morning and evening and is a very social and lovable dog. Her current foster says that her eyes sparkle when she is playing with dogs. Dolly will make a fun addition to a home in Minnesota!
One big thing you should know is they are heartworm positive - but please don’t let that scare you away from adopting them! After they undergo treatment for their condition they will be completely healthy again, and heartworm is not a contagious disease.
Because they need treatment, they are available exclusively through Ruff Start’s Foster to Adopt (FTA) program. Click here to learn more about this program.
They will get heartworm treatment at one of Ruff Start’s partner veterinary clinics in St. Cloud, so their foster will need to be comfortable getting them to and from the appointments. Treatment will consist of three injections: the first will be roughly 30 days after they enter rescue. Then, the second and third injections will happen 30 days after the first. When they are undergoing treatment, they should be on activity ‘restrictions’ which just means they should relax in their crate or cuddle with you. Click here to learn more about heartworm disease, which is transmitted by mosquitoes. If you are interested in getting to know this animal better, please fill out an 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.
If you'd like to donate towards this pet's care, you can donate to our Animal Care Fund. Our Animal Care Fund supports the medical and veterinary needs for all Ruff Start Rescue animals. You'll be able to enter this pet's name on the second page of the donation form.