ADOPTED ON 10-22-16 – This sweet little guy is a purebred Long-haired Chihuahua who, happily, does not have a heartbreaking story. However, this special boy needs a home just the same, and anyone would be lucky to snatch him up! Jingle had a loving owner whose situation changed, and she found she could no longer keep him. She wanted to be sure he got into a home where he would continue to get the love and attention he deserves. Jingle comes along with his AKC certificate for the family that would like to register him. But more importantly, Jingle has a giant, fun-loving personality and absolutely adores children!
He would play, play, play all day with any of the other dogs or his toys if he could, but he is still a baby and eventually tires himself out. Then he settles down for a nice, long nap. Jingle is young, so he has a lot of energy and needs patience and training as with any puppy. Jingle is a wonderful boy and loves everyone. He is sweet, easy going and playful, not always typical characteristics of a Chihuahua, which makes him all the more a special pup indeed. One look at that face will make you want to open up a spot in your heart and home for him. Are you ready to welcome Jingle home? You might find yourself doing an overtime shift of petting, scratching and cuddling.
This adorable guy is looking for a loving family that will dote on him and treat him as he deserves–a lifetime cherished member. Our rescue works from our hearts for our dogs; it is the least we can do for them because they deserve nothing less. We owe it to our dogs that the wonderful people who stand to be the last chapter of their rescue and the first chapter of their new forever lives deserve him.
Jingle is in Winnsboro, LA; RDVG rescues dogs in the North and South, however, the dogs that are in the South are transported up every Saturday after they have completed all the recommended treatments and are directly adopted to an applicant.
DIRECT ADOPTIONS are adoptions where a dog is adopted from the rescue origin to their forever homes. Due to the many vaccinations, tests and procedures that are most essential for the dog in the beginning, the vet that originally treats the dog, will be able to continue with all phases of their needs to completion. Likewise, the original foster is a dependable and reliable resource to the adopter before and after the adoption. In the best interest of the dog, RDVG prefers direct adoptions.
This dog cannot be adopted to Massachusetts residents due to new laws regarding rescue dogs being prohibited from adoption. Please contact Patricia Cabral at: 617-626-1786 or Mike Cahill at: 617-626-1794 for questions regarding what dogs you are allowed to adopt.
ABOUT THE BREED
PLEASE TAKE A MINUTE TO CHECK OUT THE SECTION BELOW: RDVG wants to provide you with as much information as we can because some of our mix breeds you might not be familiar with. The below section on “About the Breed” offers information on some of the Breed Characteristics, Children & Pets, Behavior and Personality, Temperament and more.
It is important to point out that in addition to the breed, there is an enormous variety in the way a dog acts and reacts to the world around him. In the end, your dog’s preferences and personality are as individual as you are–and if you can accept that–then you’re bound to enjoy each other.
[av_tab title=’QUICK FACTS’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue83c’ font=’entypo-fontello’]
|QUICK FACTS||IDEAL HUMAN COMPANION||TRADEMARK TRAITS|
[av_tab title=’ABOUT CHIHUAHUA THE BREED’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
|ABOUT THE BREED|
The Chihuahua is a saucy little hot tamale and not just because of his association with a certain fast-food Mexican restaurant. He’s renowned for being the world’s smallest dog, but he may well have the world’s biggest personality stashed inside that tiny body. That larger-than-life persona makes him appealing to men and women alike.The Chihuahua is the smallest breed of dog in the world; it was named after the state of Chihuahua in Mexico. The Chihuahua is a graceful, alert, swift-moving little dog with saucy expression, compact, and with terrier-like qualities of temperament. It is a strong-willed, intensely loyal dog breed. It becomes very attached to its owners, even to the point of jealousy. There are two distinct breed types, one with a long coat of soft texture, the other with a short coat. Identical otherwise, both can be whelped in the same litter. Adored for its small size, the Chihuahua is a bright eyed, dainty dog. It is perfect for apartment living.
[av_tab title=’ENVIRONMENT AND PERSONALITY’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
Whether in an apartment, a house or a palace, a Chihuahua is perfectly accommodated. And they’re fairly easy to care for, needing minimal exercise and food. But don’t skimp on the attention: Chihuahuas crave affection and companionship to the point where they may resort to attention-getting tricks. Besides being affectionate housemates, Chihuahuas are intelligent and fast learners. They can compete in agility and obedience trials with just as much enthusiasm and success as larger dogs. That said, they’re willful little dogs. You’ll be most successful if you can persuade them that competing — or simply doing as you ask — is fun. Use positive reinforcement in the form of praise and food rewards when training your Chihuahua. The don’t respond to harsh treatment
Fun loving and busy, Chihuahuas like nothing better than to be close to their people. They follow them everywhere in the house and ride along in tote bags when their people run errands or go shopping. It’s not unusual for Chihuahuas to form a close bond with a single person, and they can become very demanding if they’re overindulged.Chihuahuas often bond to a people, they’re usually willing to make friends with new people if properly introduced. Expect them to be a little reserved at first, though. Chihuahuas can be. Like every dog, exposure them to many different people, sights, sounds, and experiences. Socialization helps ensure that your Chihuahua will be a well-rounded dog.
[av_tab title=’CHILDREN AND PETS’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
|CHILDREN & PETS|
Many Chihuahuas love children, but the combination of a tiny dog and a young child can be a recipe for disaster. A Chihuahua may leap from a child’s hands and injure himself if he’s not being held correctly, and he won’t hesitate to defend himself if he’s being mistreated. Many breeders won’t sell puppies to families with toddlers for fear that the dog will be injured. Chihuahuas do best in families with quiet, older children who understand how to interact with them.Chihuahuas get along well with other pets in the family, including cats, if introduced at a young age. The fearless Chihuahua will often boss around dogs much bigger than he is, and this may or may not cause problems. It’s not unusual for the smallest dog to be the one in charge.
Children & Pets
Twelve Safety Tips for Children Meeting Dogs
- Always teach children how to approach and touch dogs
- Teachyour child never to approach any dog while he’s eating or sleeping
- Alwaysteach children how to touch dogs
- Teachyour child never to try to take the dog’s food
- No child should ever be left unsupervised with a dog.
- Always superviseany interactions between dogs and children
- Always supervise any interactions between dogs and young children for example; any biting or ear or tail pulling on the part of either party.
- Always supervise and make sure that children do not try to take the dog’s food away, no matter how friendly the child or dog is
- Supervise children when they pick up a puppy or small dog. Make them sit on the floor with the dog in their lap. Pay attention to the dog’s body language, and put him safely in his crate if he appears to be unhappy or uncomfortable with the child’s attention.
- No dog should ever be left unsupervisedwith a child because often-young children don’t understand that a cute little dog, or any dog, might not want “love and kisses.”
- Be prepared dogs will protect themselves
- Most important, it is your responsibility to make sure that your children and the dog are supervised at all times and safe. You cannot leave it up to the dog, the dog is an animal and will behave like an animal. They rely on us to guide and protect them, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
This Is Your Job, Not The Dog
PUPPY BEHAVIOR, GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT
Each stage of Puppy Growth and development is fascinating; by the time it reaches its first birthday a puppy is considered a mature, adult dog. Puppy Growth rate is fast compared to humans, just compare a puppy of 8 weeks to a baby of the same age.
One of the most common questions asked about a puppy’s growth and development rate refers to the eventual size of the puppy. How big will the puppy grow? How can you determine the adult size of a puppy? A young puppy is tiny and cute – everyone loves puppies! But will the puppy be suited to your environment? How much exercise will be required for a full grown dog? Will the puppy be a suitable pet for children? The breed of the puppy will determine the answers to these questions. A general response to the size and growth rate of a puppy and the adult size of a puppy is therefore not possible – it needs to be specific to the puppy’s breed.
[av_tab title=’1 YEAR * 12 MONTHS’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
12 months old
[av_tab title=’8 MONTHS TO 1 YEAR’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
8 months to 1 year
[av_tab title=’4 TO 8 MONTHS’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
4 to 8 months
- The adult teeth continue to come through and during this time puppies need to chew! The incisors and the canines are very important because the dog bites and tears at its food with these teeth
- Provide them with items to chew
- The confidence of the puppy will now have grown as would its physical size
- The puppy will be showing interest in chasing other Puppies at this age and starts to become independent
[av_tab title=’12 TO 16 WEEKS’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
12 to 16 weeks
[av_tab title=’7 TO 12 WEEKS’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
7 to 12 weeks
[av_tab title=’3 TO 7 WEEKS’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
3 to 7 Weeks Old
ANIMAL BEHAVIOR GUIDELINES
Many children, especially very young ones, do not realize that pets are living animals and not toys. Failing to teach a child how to handle pets properly can result in suffering on the part of the pet and, in some cases, injury to the child. Taking introductions slowly will allow you to introduce family dogs and your children safely
WHAT ARE DOGS?
- Dogs are animal first and when you are not around to tell them what to do, the animal behavior will respond.
- Children are spontaneous and dogs don’t know how to react to their impulsive behavior – it does not mean they don’t like children.
- Dogs don’t understand them because they live by rules – don’t get on the bed, go outside to do your business etc.what
FROM THE DOGS EYES
- If someone was running at you, whipping a sword in the air, yelling and wearing a cape – what would your response be?
- In order to be sure that everyone is safe, you cannot leave an animal to supervise or deal with children under the age of 8. Therefore, if you leave the room, adult supervision of the dog and children, 24 hours day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year must be taken seriously.
- Leave another adult in charge—let them know that you are leaving;
- Take the dog with you;
- Take the child with you;
- Put the dog in a crate or room with a closed door.
The above are very easy basic solutions that let a dog know you are in charge and that you will keep everyone safe. If something happens, you can’t undo it.
DISCLAIMER: THE BREED POSTED ON OUR DOGS’ BIOGRAPHIES ARE OUR BEST GUESS BASED ON SEVERAL YEARS OF DOG RESCUE. ADOPTERS WHO NEED TO KNOW THE EXACT BREED OF A PARTICULAR DOG MUST HAVE THE DOG TESTED AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE.
Application instructions: click the link below to apply for adoption of this dog.
|Life Average||10-18 Years|
|Fee||All Shots + Transport - 450|
|Children||8 to 14, Over 14|
|Personality||Jingle is sweet, easy going and playful, not always typical characteristics of a Chihuahua, which makes him all the more a special pup indeed|
|Organization||Rescue Dog Village Guardian, Inc.|
|Rescue Dog Village Guardian, Inc.|
[av_heading heading=’JINGLE’S VIDEO ‘ tag=’h3′ style=’blockquote modern-quote modern-centered’ size=’24’ subheading_active=” subheading_size=’15’ padding=’10’ color=’custom-color-heading’ custom_font=’#f7ef02′]
You might find yourself doing an overtime shift of petting, scratching and cuddling.
[av_heading tag=’h3′ padding=’10’ heading=’Cesar Millan’s Tips’ color=’custom-color-heading’ style=” custom_font=’#f7ef02′ size=” subheading_active=” subheading_size=’15’ custom_class=”]
[av_textblock size=’18’ font_color=” color=”]
- Introducing Your Dog to a New Home
- Cesar’s House Rules
- How do I stop a dog from jumping?
Click the expand button in the lower right corner of each video to view full-screen. See Cesar Millan’s tips on dog behavior.
[av_textblock size=’16’ font_color=” color=”]
IMPORTANT POINTS ABOUT PACK LEADERS
It is a natural instinct for a dog to have an order in its pack, therefore, the only way your relationship with your dog can be a complete success you must be the pack leader:
- When we humans live with dogs,we become their pack
- The entire pack cooperates under asingle leader
- Lines are clearly defined andrules are set
- Dogs communicateshis displeasure with growling and eventually biting
- Humans MUST be higherup in the order than the dog.
- The humans must be the ones making the decisions, not the dogs.
[av_textblock size=’16’ font_color=” color=”]
Scheduling is the Key
[av_tab title=’Feeding Time’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
- Feed your dog on a regular schedule time,
- Always feed within a half hour of the time
[av_tab title=’Water’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
Control Water Intake
- Keep a schedule for water, however, you should design a schedule that fits you
- Remove the water dish after the first feeding in the morning
- After the night feeding, leave water dish for two hours, then take it up
- Before your last walk for the night, put the water dish down about an hour before
- Then walk your dog 45 minutes after he has had water. There will might be days where that might be an exception for water.
[av_tab title=’Walking’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
Find The Dogs Schedule – then gently move it to your schedule
- Start by taking the dog out every two hours for two days, if he goes every two hours,
- Then take him out every three hours, for two days,
- Until you reach the time frame you need – every six hours—eight hours etc
[av_tab title=’Accidents Tips’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
One Accident In the House – the dog detects the smell and his instinct to continue mark where he smells urine
- This is how wild dogs let other dogs know that this territory is taken and for dogs not in the pack to go elsewhere.
- If your dog has an accident in the house, spray the area with 3 parts vinegar and 1 part water,
- Brush with a soft brush,
- Put a towel on top to absorb the liquid,
- Then take it outside where you want him to go,
- Take it out of the bag and put it on the ground,
- Praise your dog when he goes outside.
[av_textblock size=’18’ font_color=” color=”]
WHAT THE ADOPTION FEE PAYS FOR
** Indicates done on every dog**
22 out of the 30 are done on every dog
[av_tab title=’VACCINATIONS’ icon_select=’yes’ icon=’ue8d8′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
1ST DHPP **
2ND DHPP **
3RD DHPP **
Kennel Cough **
Corona Booster **
Kennel Cough **
Corona Booster **
[av_tab title=’TESTING’ icon_select=’yes’ icon=’ue8d9′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
[av_tab title=’MEDICATIONS’ icon_select=’yes’ icon=’ue8da’ font=’entypo-fontello’]
[av_tab title=’REQUIRED’ icon_select=’yes’ icon=’ue8dc’ font=’entypo-fontello’]
[av_tab title=’WORMING PUPPIES TO MOM’ icon_select=’yes’ icon=’ue857′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
|Puppies||Every 2 weeks till 12 weeks**|
|3 to 6 Months||Every month till 6 months**|
|6 Months||Wormed every 3 months**|
|Pregnant & Nursing Wormed||Pregnant & NursingWormed more often as directed by the vet **|