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    Cary and 3 other chis have been with us since 8/23/22.  We took in many from a partner municipal shelter that were part of a hoarding situation and lived with a significant number of other Chihuahuas. These dogs have been kept with more dogs than people. They are not house trained, some have shown different levels of fear-induced aggression towards people, do not walk on leashes and are not extremely tolerant of handling. We have adopted 8 of them, we still have these 4 in our care.

    They will need homes with no small children, but would likely do well with older, respectful children.  We also require them to go to a home with another social dog.  We currently have them housed together, due to their previous situation, and do well with each other.  Since they are seniors, they are fee waived.

    Approximate Age:
    Breed (if known):
    chihuahua mix
    Approximate Weight:
    8.5 lbs
    Home Preferences:
    Dogs OK
    Adoption Fee:
    Adopt out of area?:
    Contact Name:
    Julie Townsend
    Contact Email:
    Organization Name:
    Humane Society of West Michigan
    Organization Website:
    Reason at shelter / rescue: