Adopted: Bitsy

Hi, I’m Bitsy and I’m a hilarious snugglebunny! Quick Facts: Breed: Chihuahua/Toy Terrier mix Gender: Female, spayed Age: 2 year old Size: 6 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Unknown Kids? Yes! History I landed in a very high kill rural shelter in Kentucky, missing half of my fur and with skin so red and raw it was painful to look at. Sadly, that shelter provides no medical care, so I lay there for weeks, itching 24 hours a day and feeling like my skin was on fire. Luckily, another KY shelter scooped me up before I was going to be put to sleep and brought me to their much better shelter, then contacted CDR and asked if I could come up to their foster program. Guess what? They said YES! It was a long ride but boy am I happy to be here, where not only am I getting…

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Adopted: Hoss

Hi everyone! My name is Hoss–I am the cutest little love bug you will ever meet! Quick Facts: Breed: Chihuahua Gender: Male, neutered Age: 6 year old Size: 10 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! ***Hoss is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. Hoss is fostered at Mountain Rottie Rescue of New York.*** History I was rescued by a shelter in KY from a hoarding situation. I was quickly taken in by the amazing people at Mountain Rottie Rescue and a few of my siblings and I went on a long drive to NY. I have a great foster family in Groton, but would love a home of my very own! Personality I am the most loving and laid back guy you will ever meet. I love being held and will instantly fall asleep in your arms the minute you pick me…

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Adopted: Moses

Hello! My name is Mo and I am as cute as a button! Quick Facts: Breed: Chihuahua Gender: Male Age: 5-6 years old Size: 6 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Unknown Kids? Yes 6+ History A wonderful Samaritan found me scared, hungry and weak.  My skin was so irritated.  She took me in for a few days, kept me warm and safe and even took me to a doctor.  Her dog didn’t like another dog in the house, so this wonderful lady contacted CDR and they came to the rescue! Personality I am a hilarious and loving little guy! Though I can be a tiny bit (not much!) shy with new people, once I get to know you, I am very sweet and happy and friendly! I am living with a mom, dad, a 9 year-old girl, and several dogs in my foster home, and I have won over the hearts of…

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Adopted: Forrest

My name is Forrest, and I am so incredibly loving and adorable you won’t even believe it! Quick Facts: Breed: Purebred Chihuahua Gender: Male neutered Age: 7 years old Size: 6 pounds! So small! Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? 10+ History I was adopted as a puppy by a nice older lady. She paid a lot of money for me and I have fancy schmancy papers detailing my lineage, which seems kinda silly to me! She was a nice lady, but when she got too elderly and ill to take care of me, she surrendered me to CDR which has been really cool! I was first fostered by a very nice lady and her family, and there were loads of other dogs and cats in the house—including some really big dogs which was a very new experience for me. We all got along just fine once I got…

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Adopted: Cookie

Hi!  My name is Cookie and I am a 7 week old Chihuahua mix puppy!  I am hilarious!!!!!! Quick Facts: Breed: Chihuahua mix Gender: Female Age: 7 weeks Size: 20 pound when adult Good with… Dogs? Yes, see below! Cats? Yes! Kids? Older kids! I am just a tiny little girl, but i have a HUGE personality and a zest for life that cracks everyone up constantly!  I’m very playful, always curious, investigating, pouncing on my toys and showing them that I’m their boss!!  I was the first in my litter to walk, the first to find my voice, and the first to climb out of our whelping box!  Whoo-hoo!  Ready to explore the world around me!  I am endlessly fascinated with everything around me, so must be a very, very smart little girl. I like my affection too, for sure, but mostly want it after I have tired myself…

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Adopted: Robby

Hello, my name is Robby! I am a very happy, loving, and active 1 year old male Terrier/Chihuahua mix. Quick Facts: Breed: Terrier/Chi mix (we think!) Gender: Male, neutered Age: 1 yr Size: 22 lbs Good with… Dogs? Yes, see below Cats? Maybe, see below Kids? YES! ***Robby is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. This is a courtesy posting for Robby’s parents, who will make all decisions about Robby’s placement. To apply for Robby, fill out an online adoption application and the rescue folks will forward it to my parents, who will be in touch!*** Background: My story is a typical one – I was born in the backwoods of Kentucky, and then was living life as a stray when I had an unfortunate meeting with a car, which left me with a broken leg.  Luckily, a kind rescue group found me, got me good…

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Adopted: Oreo

Our momma, Pearl gave birth to us February 6th!!! We are super adorable, very sweet little Chihuahua mix pups! Quick Facts: Breed: Chihuahua mix Gender: 2 Female Age: Puppies Size: Tiny Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! Oreo: female, black & white pup with a long tail Cookie: female, white with a few tan spots (like her momma), has a long tail We can be adopted out once we are fully weaned at around 8 weeks, which is soon, so CDR is accepting applications NOW!!   If you are interested in adopting Puppies, please fill out an online adoption application and live close to Ithaca , Syracuse, Binghamton, or Elmira. We do home visits on every applicant, and can’t do home visits where we don’t have local volunteers.

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Adopted: Pearl

Hi! My name is Pearl. I am pretty much the most adorable, incredible, sweet and loving little dog you’ll meet! Quick Facts: Age: 1 year old Breed: Chihuahua mix Size: 12 pounds Gender: Female Just had 3 puppies (1 boy and 2 girls!) on 2/6/15!! Baby #1-boy-tan fat boy with a stubby tail Baby #2-girl- black & white long tail Baby #3-girl- white with a few tan spots like her mama, long tail Loves to SMILE!! check out photo #3!! She is being an amazing momma, taking such gorgeous care of her 3 babies and making us love her even more than we thought possible. She will be ready to go to her new home once her puppies are weaned, at around 7-8 weeks old! Taking applications now! Also her 3 puppies will be looking for great homes! Pearl is great with small dogs and cats! Untested with larger dogs……

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