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Chiweenie Dog For Adoption in Bandera, TX, USA


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Date Listed: 09/15/2017
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Organization Name: Cowboy Capital Pet Assistance League
Location: Bandera, TX 78003
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Breed: Chiweenie
Gender: Female Female


Age: Young
Color/Markings: Black with Tan, Yellow or Fawn
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 09/15/2017
Location: Bandera, TX, 10509
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Chiweenie Dog For Adoption in Bandera, TX, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Likes to Vocalize Some
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Low
Fence Required Any Type
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Owner Experience Required Species
  • Yard Required
  • Leash Trained
  • Crate Trained
  • Likes to Be in Your Lap
Personality Characteristics
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Dachshund / Mixed (short coat). Hi There, For more information about me please call Bonnie at 830-796-1166 or email her at

Overview: The Chiweenie is a mix between the Chihuahua and a Dachshund. This mix makes a good pet in homes with older or no children.
Breed Group: Unspecified
Weight (lbs): 5-15
Height (in): 10-18
Colors: black and brown, fawn, chestnut, silver, sand, black, parti color
Coat: The coat is short and smooth.
Character: The Chiweenie is energetic, affectionate and loyal to its owners.
Temperament: Chiweenies will get along with older, gentle children. They may not tolerate other dogs or animals well.
Care: The coat needs little care, just bathe as needed.
Training: The Chiweenie responds best to firm, consistent training. They may be difficult to housebreak.
Activity: This breed needs very little exercise.
Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Life Expectancy: 14-16

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