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#8939 Sweetheart Chato

Small-size, Female, Adult Feist,
Sweetheart Chato is up-to-date on her shots and has been spayed. She is best in a home without cats, is best in a home without small children, and is not suitable in an apartment, condo or other urban setting. Sweetheart Chato is currently being fostered in Arlington, VA.

Hi! My name is Sweetheart Chato. I'm guessed to be a Feist mix and I am about 1 year old and I currently weigh about 25lbs.

My people say I am a super affectionate girl and a people lover. My foster mom says I am well behaved in the house and relatively quiet. Also I like children but would do best with children older than 12 years. I have gotten along with some dogs that I have met but really need a nice slow proper introduction first. Hyper dogs are not my idea of dog friends. When they calm down though, we can play as I like playing with calmer dogs.

I am crate and house trained and usually walk nicely on leash. I know SIT, LOOK and WAIT for my food. I am said to have good RECALL. I sure do love getting attention and affection. I am still a young dog and have a lot of energy so an active family would be ideal for me. That being said, I would be my best self with an experienced and dog savvy owner who understands my personality. And maybe, I am enough dog, full of love and kisses, to be your one and only.

Click here and here to see me in action playing with my friends.

This dog tested positive for heartworm disease before arriving to the rescue. The disease was treated while in foster care. Heartworm disease is transmitted to a dog through a bite from an infected mosquito. With monthly preventatives, the disease is completely preventable. Read about heartworm disease here: Read more about heartworm disease here here

This dog's bio is based off the experiences of the foster and/or volunteers of OPH as well as any information that we received from the shelter or previous owner. This is very important because it means that while they may act one way in the foster’s home, you may experience something different in your home.