- Good with dogs: Yes
- Good with cats: Yes
- Good with kids: Yes
- Declawed: No
- Special Needs: Yes
- Spay/Neutered status: No
- Up-to-date on vaccinations: Yes
- Boston Terrier / Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat)
- Tennessee Humane Animal League / Pet Placement Center
- Chattanooga, TN 37415
Apoc is a happy Boston Terrier/Chihuahua mix who was born around February 1, 2012. He is very sweet and craves the company of people. Because Apoc’s previous person did not keep him on heartworm preventative, he is heartworm positive. We are beginning treatment with the intention of saving this special boy.
Apoc is available for adoption now and Pet Placement Center will pay for his heartworm treatment. The treatment will require that Apoc’s family keep him quiet with limited activity for up to 8 weeks. This is a great opportunity to bond with him. He cannot elevate his heart rate and activity must be limited to short trips outside for bathroom breaks. We will even provide a crate to be used during treatment. Because heartworms are spread through a mosquito bite, Apoc (just like all dogs) must be kept on a monthly heartworm preventative pill for the rest of his life after treatment is completed. He will have a clean bill of health and can return to normal activity after completing treatment. We will be happy to answer any questions you have about heartworm treatment.
Living up to the expectations of his breed, Apoc is a really nice dog. Boston Terriers are less excitable than other terriers, having a gentle, well-mannered and gentlemanly personality. (They are, in fact, known as The American Gentleman). Though the typical terrier spunk and attitude shows up now and then, they are generally easygoing and amiable. Their keen intellect also makes them easy to train and eager to learn. â¨â¨Boston Terriers get along with the whole family and other household pets (especially like-minded Boston Terriers). This is a playful breed that likes to be involved in family occasions. They get along famously with children, but have been known to be testy with the very young. Protective at just the right times, Boston Terriers will bark if someone approaches the house in a suspicious way.
If you have ever lived with a Chihuahua, you know Chihuahuas are the ideal lovable, loyal and long-term pal. When you're alone in the house with a Chihuahua, you're never alone -- they like to sleep on your lap, sit by your side, or follow you from room to room while you do chores. This breed craves affection and companionship. They are quick-witted, cunning, and sweet. When you are away from home, they protect the home as their personal domain, barking at the sign of any approaching stranger (making them surprisingly effective watchdogs). This endearing love and devotion often accompanies a big-time attitude packed inside a pint-sized frame.
Apoc is part of our Adopt & Stay Program. His adoption comes with a FREE six-week course at Play Dog Excellent. He can begin the class after he finishes heartworm treatment.
We're open Wednesday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm and Sundays 12 - 5 pm.
The adoption fee is $90 which includes a free veterinary exam within 2 weeks of adoption at local participating vets, up to date vaccinations, test for heartworms & heartworm preventative medication, deworming, flea treatment, microchip, & spay or neuter.
If you are interested in this pet, please fill out our online adoption application.
Visit our website at www.thalppc.com.