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#9656 Betelgeuse

Small-size, Male, Adult Chihuahua x Dachshund,
Betelgeuse is up-to-date on his shots and has been neutered. He is best in a home without small children and is not suitable in an apartment, condo or other urban setting. Betelgeuse is currently being fostered in Hanover, PA.

Hi! My name is Betelgeuse (pronounced Betel juice) and I'm part of the Constellations themed transport!

I'm guessed to be a chi-weenie (a chihuahua and dachshund mix) and I am 3 years old. I'm a sweet boy and I currently weigh about 15lbs. I love snuggles and belly rubs!

I don’t like to be alone or away from my fostering siblings. When I first arrived in my foster home I barked and cried a lot but now that I’ve settled in I bark and fuss less. Because of this I probably would do best living in a single family home.

I am also protective of people and toys. I am not good at sharing and if my foster brothers get too close while I’m snuggling with a person or playing with a toy I will lunge and snap at them. I’m also not fond of people touching my toys. Because of this I should live in a home without small children.

I do love my foster siblings. I will share a bed with them and snuggle but it has to be on my own term. I like to run in the yard with them and even though I snap at them from time to time I am happier when they are around. I am a silly guy too. My tongue has a mind of its own and is almost always hanging out. I do shake with the chihuahua shivers when I’m scared. I did well getting a bath and didn’t struggle or shake too much.

I do walk well on a leash and my foster mom thinks I have a lot of experience going for walks in the past but she lives on a busy road so we do all our playing and pottying in her fenced yard. I’m doing great and am house broken in my fosters home.

I’ve made my way north in search of my new family. Is that with you? If so apply today! I won't be available for long!

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.