Available for adoption!

Hi, I’m Penny and I am searching for my forever family. I love to cuddle, give kisses, and snuggle under blankets. My foster mom says that I am very sweet, and I am, except when I grumble at one of my blind foster siblings when they step on me when I am asleep. I don’t like that very much and I’m sure to tell them how I feel. I will sometimes play with them when I am awake and get along with them very well. I am always scared when someone picks me up and my foster parents say that I get crazy legs that go all over the place. I much prefer to walk by myself or hold on tight to my foster mom when she carries me. I know how to go up the stairs all by myself, but I don’t know how to go back down again.

I was taken into the shelter as a neglect case and reported to be 9 years old, but I am very young at heart. I have been spayed. I will go potty outside but if I really have to go when I am inside, I will use a wee pad like a good girl. I like to dance around on my back legs and get lots of attention. My foster mom says that I have one very bad habit and I don’t want to give it up no matter how many times I am told “No”. I like to gobble up all of my food and then try to steal everyone else’s. My foster mom makes me eat in a different room and I still try to sneak my way to the others. I'm a very skinny girl and always hungry!

When my foster mom is working at her desk, I curl up in my bed right next to her and will stay there for hours, so if you work from home, you can't ask for a better office mate!
About me
Sex:  Female
Spayed/Neutered:  Yes

Breed:  Chihuahua
Mixed Breed:  Yes

Age:  Adult
Date of Birth:  07/14/2014

Weight:  8.8 lbs.
Size when grown: Small (6-20 lbs.)

House trained:  Yes
Good with other dogs:  Yes
Good with cats:  Unknown
Good with children:  Yes
health information
Heartworm Test:  Negative
Vision:  Completely Blind
Cause:  Cataracts, glaucoma, retinal detachment in right eye
Notes:  Requires Diclofenac drops, 1 drop in each eye, 2 times per day
Currently fostered in Marietta, PA
Transportation is available.

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