Not available for interstate adoption
Your new couch buddy
Small Male Fox Terrier x Jack Russell Terrier Mix Dog
- Rescue group:
- Chihuahua Rescue Queensland
- PetRescue ID:
I have a meet and greet coming up with a prospective Adopter. Most people see a young, healthy terrier and think of an active play mate, but we're asking you to clear your mind of what you'd expect from a 3 year old terrier and imagine a couch potato, a snuggly buddy and a little dude who just wants to hang out at home because that's what Kobie is like.
Kobie was surrendered as a Chihuahua x Fox Terrier however weighing in around 7kgs, we don’t see much Chihuahua in him! What we do see is his friendly amd sweet nature, a sense of curiosity, never ending loyalty and your best mate.
One of Kobie's most endearing habits is carrying his pillow around the house looking for a sunny spot to snooze. He loves his soft toys and you'll often see him taking a fluffy toy around the house with him.
However Kobie suffered a trauma earlier this year and now he needs a very special home. Kobie is anxious in new and unfamiliar environments and he thrives with stability and the familiar. The right home for Kobie is one where his homebody nature will be embraced, without continually placing him in situations that stress him.
This need for stability and to not be forced into anxiety-inducing situations is really key for Kobies well being. He is not a dog who enjoys daily walks, dog parks and beach trips. When Kobie is placed in these situations, he becomes very frightened and reactive. He is not aggressive but becomes noisy and distressed. We will provide strong support and follow up from our dog trainer and a key part of Kobies adoption will be placing him in a home that understands his anxiety and will work closely with him to protect him from it escalating.
We’ve learnt that Kobie likes to chase cats and is completely obsessive about birds and pocket pets, so it’s in everyone’s best interest that he finds a forever home where there are no resident kitties, birds, chooks, guinea pigs or rodents. We also would prefer Kobie to go to a home with no other dogs as he is happiest as your main man!
All Chihuahua Rescue Queensland dogs have been fully health checked by our vets. We offer a free post-adoption health check with Greencross Vets at Chermside, Jindalee, Browns Plains or Indooroopilly hospitals. This gives you the opportunity to talk directly to the vet about any questions you may have. We provide all veterinary records for each dog, including copies of blood tests, any relevant xrays and medical notes.
All Chihuahua Rescue Queensland dogs are desexed, vaccinated and microchipped. We test all our dogs for heartworm and treat them with regular parasite prevention.
Chihuahua Rescue QLD Inc. is not a first to apply rescue group.We re-home our dogs based on the best possible family we can find them.
The first step to adopting a dog from us is to fill out an expression of interest form.
We encourage you to provide as much detail as possible about your family and your home as this helps us make sure we match you with the most suitable dog.
This form can be found at the following address: http://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/Kczrs885x4lq3N9u4mQhca
Due to the large volume of inquiries we are unable to respond to all applications. If you are considered suitable for the dog you have applied for you will be contacted witihin one week of applying.
Please note: we do not organise any meet and greet without a completed expression of interest form.
Our adoption process involves:
1) Completing online application form - only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
2) Arranging a meet and greet with the dogs foster carer, after which we ask you to take 24 hours to make a decision about whether you want to adopt this dog
3) A brief home visit and yard check from one of our volunteers
4) Adoption trial spanning four weeks.
We ask that you pay the dogs adoption fee at the beginning of the adoption trial, however this will be refunded if for any reason the dog is not working out in your home within the four week period. We offer a four week adoption trial to make sure that you have plenty of time for your new dog to settle into your home and so we can offer you full support during this period and beyond.
We offer a free health check with our vets at Indooroopilly, Browns Plains, Jindalee or Chermside vet clinic after you’ve adopted your dog and every dog in our care is up to date with all vet work.