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Chihuahua / Papillon / Mixed (medium coat)

Details about Verra

  • ID D230802
  • Adoption Fee: $550
  • Breed: Chihuahua / Papillon / Mixed (medium coat)
  • Gender: Female
  • Coat Length: Medium
  • Grooming Needs: Low
  • Current Weight: 12.0 lb.
  • Estimated Birthdate: 1/22/2023
  • Yard Required: Yes
  • Fence Requirement: 6 foot

Verra's Compatibility Attributes

  • Good with Dogs: Yes
  • Good with Kids: No
  • Older/Considerate Children Only: Yes
  • Good with Adults: All
  • Needs Companion Animal in Adoptive Home: Yes

Verra's Personality and Behavioral Qualities

  • Housetrained/Littertrained: No
  • Obedience Trained: Needs Training
  • Likes to Vocalize: Some
  • Energy Level: Moderate
  • Cratetrained: Yes
  • Reaction to New People: Cautious
Other Traits:
    Escape Artist, Timid, Skittish, Good in Car, Plays with Toys

Verra was surrendered to a high kill shelter in Texas at just 4-5 months old.  It’s clear her life has not been easy.  She is very fearful and not trusting but is making tiny baby steps in her foster home. 

Verra is considered a flight risk. She will need to be double leashed inside a fence and always supervised.  She will need to drag a leash inside the home to be able to guide her as she scurries away and will likely not be able to be caught.  She is currently potty pad trained. 

Verra requires another dog(s)  in the home that she can continue to learn from. She really  perks up when they are present.  Verra will require an extremely patient and quiet home with no children under the age of 12.

She will likely never be super outgoing or a dog who will enjoy outings but with time and love she’ll soon realize what it’s like to not worry. Her past will fade and her future will be bright.

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.

*Rescue puppies are notorious for losing their birth certificates before entering our rescue. We cannot guarantee the breed or size they will be full grown.*

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.