“Hi I’m Luna and I’m in need of a forever home and SOON. I have been barking too much while my human is away at work and she is going to lose her home if I don’t move. 5 years ago my human found me on Craigslist. I’m hoping this time around my rehoming will “stick”!

“My human will tell you I’m about 11 years old. You may recognize that I’m a chihuahua. I weigh about 10 pounds. I have not had much vetting since I came to this human; she has not been able to afford that. I need an adopter who can and will afford my care. I have had fleas and while my human flea treated me, I am still having issues with them and they are bothering my back end. It’s rather uncomfortable! Since coming to this human, I’ve had 3 seizures that she’s seen in 3 years. That’s not a lot but it’s still something my adopter needs to know.  Again, I must mention my adopter should be ready to have me vetted upon adoption. I promise to make it worth your while. I’m a real sweetie! My human says I am one of the most loving dogs she’s ever known.

“I live with another small dog and I have lived with cats. I get grumpy around big dogs. Some would say that’s the chihuahua way! I have been fine with older kids (age 10 and up) who are gentle to me.

‘While on leash I behave myself. I don’t expect a lot of exercise, I’m more of a couch potato type. Most of the time I hang out on the couches or in a dog bed. I am pee pad trained and only use it when I absolutely cannot hold it anymore. I do OK being left about 5 hours at a time. But remember, I DO bark (another common chihuahua trait) so an apartment or home where neighbors could complain about barking, won’t work for me. Of course I’d like a person home more often than not but it is not healthy for a dog to have someone around 24/7 as it can make a dog more anxious. We must learn our person will return and we need to know how to manage any anxiety that comes from being left alone. As a new family member, I will need to be shown patience and understanding to settle into my new home. Once I do, it could be the beginning of a beautiful relationship!”

Luna is located in Kirkland, WA. She is in need of a committed, adoptive home very soon. For contact information please email: referrals@olddoghaven.org

This is not an ODH dog; we urge prospective adopters to do their own evaluation.