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Breed: Poodle Dachshund

Age: Senior
Sex: Male
Size: Small
Description: Duffy is a 14 year old male Bichon who is a forever-loyal cuddle bug. He is fully potty trained, too.. When he needs to be taken outside he will cry or bark at you to let you know but it's best to just have him on a regular schedule. Duffy likes to take a nice walk every day to get some exercise and to check out new smells. He is easy to take on a walk because he will stay with your pace and does not pull on his leash. Duffy has a very gentle and sweet temperament and gets along well with anyone, including other dogs. He's not having any food guarding issues at all. Duffy behaves well when left alone as long as garbage is not easily reachable. Sometimes he will bark while alone, so we're really looking for someone who is home most of the day everyday. Also, Kleenexes and gum are completely irresistible to him and these items must e kept out of his reach. He will also nudge your hand with his wet little nose to encourage more petting. He will often bark or cry to let you know he is hungry or to get attention. He loves belly rubs and being cradled like a baby. Duffy is constantly wagging his tail and he naps a lot during the day and needs to sleep in bed with his person at night (in the bed cuddling in your arms). He is a little restless in the car at first but settles down after a bit. He is a sweet little lamb and is simply looking for a home with lots of love and attention in it.

Duffy was in rough shape when he entered rescue. He was very matted and dirty, so he was shaved and underneath the mats we discovered some sores on his legs - maybe he was chewing them from discomfort? In any event, he has been treated for the sores, and his coat is growing back nicely. He is 14 years old and would love a quiet home with someone who is home and would like a lap dog. He loves to cuddle, watch TV, and get big bear hugs. He would prefer a quieter home (no rambunctious puppies, please!) where he can keep someone company on the couch.

Duffy is neutered, up to date on shots and dental care, micro-chipped, heart worm negative, and he's in excellent health for his age. His adoption fee is $180.

Small Dog Rescue of MN does not negotiate the adoption fee on our dogs. YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE TO MAKE AN ADOPTION REQUEST.

You MUST FILL out an ADOPTION application BEFORE you are allowed to meet the animal per determination of SDR. OR HAVE IT FILLED OUT IF MEETING DOG AT AND ADOPTION EVENT>We are offering a microchip placement for your resident dog for small donation to our rescue. Please e-mail us at: smalldogsmn@gmail.com

Please note that we do NOT have a shelter and ALL animals are in FOSTER homes. Since we strive to provide the best possible care for our animals sometimes we cannot answer emails very promptly. IT CAN TAKE 48 HOURS TO A WEEK FOR US TO EVALUATE APPLICATIONS AND THEN WE WILL CONTACT YOU.

We usually do not go to any adoption days at any pet store UNLESS listed in individual dog's bio.

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If you have questions or concerns you can call foster Mom AFTER you have received confirmation that your application was approved.

PlEASE do not call before 9AM or after 10PM as we all work different schedules. ALWAYS put your name, email address, and telephone number on any corespondence with our group. as occasionally