Our vet has recommended that all dogs under 6 months not to spay or neuter the pups because they are too young and their bodies are not fully developed. Adoption donation includes transport and all vaccinations, except for the Lyme—therefore, the dogs will not need to get any vaccinations for the first
ADOPTED ON 01-22-23 We’d like you to meet a couple of sweet little girls named Bridget and Bailey. They are Chihuahua Dachshund mixes and are around 4 or 5 years and are littermates.
Bailey and Bridget were both very underweight at only a mere 9 and 7 pounds. Abandoned, and left to fend for themselves, their story is a heartbreaking one, but with a happy ending, made even happier when their journey ends in a warm, safe, and loving forever home that they so deserve.
They were barely hanging on when a wonderful girl down the street noticed them and acted quickly, thinking of nothing but a swift rescue, and got them to the local vet. Everyone at the vets agreed Bailey and Bridget did not have much more time in them but a few days, and they also noticed how the girls clung together through their ordeal.
What know for sure that they helped each other survive their horrible conditions and that they needed each other. It was obvious that they were abandoned; they were running up and down her road in the January’s cold weather, maybe looking for their owner. Left behind like nothing more than trash when their “owners” moved, they struggled to survive. They were starving and in danger of becoming a victim of a larger animals. Starving and flea infested to the point of serious fur loss, they were also attacked by larger dogs who tried to mate with them.
Bailey and Bridget could be adopted together if you are looking for a pair that gets along well or they are fine to go to a home separate. Bridget however does need a quiet home, she is very sweet, loves her humans. We think because of the larger dogs that attacked them, she is more sensitive.
Bailey is a happy pup, her ears flop when she runs, she is funny, enjoys toys and other dogs. She is an absolutely adorable amazing pup that is full of life and happiness! She loves attention & responds to being loved and will make a great companion. She loves walks and being outside but still needs help with house training! There is a lot of personalities in this little gal. She is confident, emotionally expressive and quite a character.
BAILEY’S NAME: Dogs named Bailey tend to be strong-willed, good-natured, loving, and brave. This name is also associated with friendship, and companionship.
Is Bailey a good dog name?
Bailey has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it’s easy for dogs to recognize. Bailey is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!
- Bailey ranks #6with users of com.
- Bailey ranks #12in the New York City Dog Name Database.
- Bailey ranks #25in the Los Angeles Times ‘Top Dogs’.
As you can see, Bailey is one of the world’s most popular dog names.
Famous dogs named Bailey:
A dog named Bailey appeared in the comic book Bliss by Harry Bliss..
An Australian shepherd named Bailey featured in the television show Clifford the Big Red Dog.
When choosing a breed of dog that will be compatible with your family it is important to do a little research so that everyone, including the new pup, is happy.
The Chihuahua is a tiny dog, charming and sassy, with a huge personality. A national symbol of Mexico, these alert and amusing “purse dogs” stand among the oldest breeds of the Americas, with a lineage going back to the ancient kingdoms of pre-Columbian times. Chihuahuas possess loyalty, charm, and big-dog attitude. Even tiny dogs require training, and without it this clever scamp will rule your household like a little Napoleon. Compact and confident, Chihuahuas are ideal city pets. They are too small for roughhousing with kids, and special care must be taken in cold weather, but Chihuahuas are adaptable as long as they get lots of quality time in their preferred lap.
Dachshunds aren’t built for distance running, leaping, or strenuous swimming, but otherwise these tireless hounds are game for anything. Smart and vigilant, with a big-dog bark, they make fine watchdogs.
Dachshunds is typically easier to train. This is because they are more gentle and willing to obey. It is important to keep Dachshund on a routine exercise program. Although Dachshund are naturally energetic and active dogs, they will need encouragement once in a while. Daily walks combined with a fun game should be sufficient to keep your doxy at a healthy weight. Dachshunds make a great housedog, they are social dogs and they do love companionship.
Bailey and Bridget are currently with our southern rescue group, they have been treated for heartworm, and they are getting soothing baths for their irritated skin. They are eating tons of good food (and lots of yummy treats) to fatten them up a bit. Foster mom says that so far they are extremely sweet, polite southern little ladies, and would be a wonderful addition to a loving family.
They are healthy and ready to go to their new home, would you consider opening your heart and home to these two very special girls? She is as friendly as she can be and will make that amazing companion dog.
If you are from Massachusetts, we do not adopt to Massachusetts residents due to new laws regarding rescue dogs being prohibited from adoption.
Please contact Patricia Cabral or Mike Cahill for questions regarding what dogs you are allowed to adopt
Director, Animal Health
Shelter and Rescue Coordinator, Animal Health
Here is a link to the list of approved rescues
If you are from Rhode Island, we do not adopt RI residents due to laws regarding rescue dogs being prohibited from adoption.
All Dog and Cat rescues operating** in the state of Rhode Island are required to register with the Department of Environmental Management and to comply with Rules and Regulations Governing the Importation of Animals. This includes Rescues based outside of RI that are adopting/fostering dogs into or within Rhode Island
Please contact Marisa Coates for questions regarding what dogs you are allowed to adopt
Marisa L. Coates
Division of Agriculture
Animal Health Section
List of Rhode registered rescues:
We go the extra mile for every dog and do whatever it takes to make sure that that dog finds happiness, we give 100% and more. It is what we enjoy doing and helps us wake up in the morning; we know that the dog is thankful we rescued them and thankful for their life. Finally, they will be forever remembered by our families that adopted them because they really rescued them.
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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
ALL interested adopters MUST complete an application; agree to a vet reference check, phone interview and home visit. ALL family members MUST be in attendance for home visits – no exceptions. This helps us get to know everyone in the family so that we can help find the right dog for you
Disclaimer: Please note that the breeds posted on our dogs’ biographies are our best guess based on years of working with rescue dogs. Adopters who need to know the exact breed or mix of breeds of a particular dog must have the dog’s DNA tested at their own expense.