Dachshund / Chihuahua / Mixed
Details about Mauricio
- ID D231101
- Adoption Fee: $450
- Breed: Dachshund / Chihuahua / Mixed
- Gender: Male
- Current Weight: 15.0 lb.
- Estimated Birthdate: 9/26/2018
Mauricio's Compatibility Attributes
- Good with Dogs: Yes
- Good with Adults: All
Mauricio'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
- Escape Artist, Playful, Affectionate, Plays with Toys
Mauricio is from Texas. He was brought into rescue from a hoarder/neglect situation. He is not used to a lot of human contact, and will bark at strangers.. but not aggressively, just a warning that he's uncomfortable in the current situation. His Texan foster family said it took about a day and a half for him to realize that they were the good guys, and now he just can't get enough pets! I'm going to let you in on a little secret.. the dogs that make you work for it?? they are loyal to you for life. This little man is going to be your new best friend.. and he's not going to let you forget it. He plays well with other dogs that are around his same size, but has not been tested with large dogs or cats. He is working on the whole potty training thing. Limiting his water and having a routine of scheduled potty breaks seems to be working for him, and if kept on a consistent routine once he gets here to Minnesota, he should be 100% potty trained in no time at all! Mauricio is kenneled at night, and does so without complaint. sleeping there through the night until his foster mom takes him on his 6:30am potty break. He is fed in his kennel as well as taking any high value treats there. If you think that you could help little Mauricio blossom into the confident pup we all know he can be, please fill out an adoption application today!
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