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Meet Ellie

Ellie is a gorgeous friendly little Chihuahua. She is great with kids (Due to her size however over 7 years old is best - younger than that can very easily tread on her). She is good with other dogs similar in size, however she seems to prefer a male companion. She does need to be rehomed with another similar sized dog as she seems much happier with a companion in the yard. When she gets overexcited she will sometimes wet herself but this is not often. She's not overly playful with toys, she would like to play with the other dogs but as she is so tiny she tends to get left out (She is fairly active though) She will bark if something is bothering her (She's not yappy just a little girl who will express her opinion when the need calls for it). When Ellie came into care, she had overgrown toenails, flea irritation and some infected teeth. He toenails have been clipped, her back looks lovely again, and her two infected teeth have been removed. Her two missing front teeth don't hinder her in any way, and she still happily enjoys her food including chicken necks, she is a little slower to eat than the other dogs but she does get there in the end. She does tend to like to have your fingers in her mouth, we are trying to break her of this habit, but its hard as because it doesn't hurt at all - actually it kind of tickles) This little girl is gorgeous in looks and would like a home that will appreciate her.

Ellie was adopted on 29 July 2009 after 2 months in foster care

  • Chihuahua x
  • female
  • 01 March 2001
  • $250
  • 10 May 2009
  • 29 July 2009

Animals in our Care

These animals have been rescued from various pounds and shelters by volunteer Foster Carers who provide the animal with a safe haven until they can be permanently rehomed. They are located throughout Sydney, Australia.

Please note that descriptions of breed, age and size are given in good faith and are based on assessment of the animal's features, together with veterinary opinion. We cannot guarantee the age and breed of any animal listed.

All dogs and cats listed come desexed, vaccinated, wormed, microchipped and heartworm tested.

Also have a look at our Dogs in Care pages for more dogs available for adoption.

Last updated: 10 May 2009