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Roodie - Adopted on 1/13/2022


Age:  About 11 months
Gender:  Male
Breed:  Dachshund/Terrier/Chihuahua Mix




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Roodie's foster family raves about him: "Roodie the Cutie" is a character, and one of the sweetest pups we have ever met! At 10 months, he is incredibly responsive, a fast learner, and a huge snuggle bug. When he came in from southwest rural Virginia, he was severely underweight. Despite his struggles, Roodie warmed up very quickly to us. He can't get enough snuggles and loves playtime. Roodie is newly house trained, great on the leash, and comes immediately when called. He likes to meet new people and dogs. Roodie is usually better with bigger dogs and seems to be good with older kids. We have observed that he tends to be nervous and anxious around younger kids. He will bark at squirrels and deer, but hasn't wanted to chase after them. We've noticed that he gets jealous and aggravated if the neighbor's dogs seek our attention. Roodie can be skittish and nervous when he hears loud noises. Thatnsaid, he has a calm, happy demeanor and gets most excited for outdoor time, meals/treats, and most of all, his people. He enjoys being free to explore his domain. Roodie is not a fan of the crate. He really doesn't want to be apart from his people.

It's our belief that Roodie's best fit would be with a caregiver that can be home most of the time. He is perky and happy when home and receiving the attentions of his people. Most of all, he just wants to be with you and enjoys being able to love you in return. Overall, he is a super low key, very happy guy that anyone should feel lucky to adopt.