Project Description


Breed: Chihuahua Mixes
Gender: Male
Approximate DOB: (Nick) 10/7/2013
Approximate DOB: (Patrick) 3/17/2012
Size: Small
Weight (Potential): (Nick) 6 (6)
Weight (Potential): (Patrick) 9 (9)
Color: Nick: Tri-color, Patrick: Merle
Health: Patrick has a repaired cherry eye that will show/protrude occasionally
Shedding: Moderate/Low
Grooming Needs: Low
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Good with Dogs: Yes
Good with Cats: Unknown
Good with Children: Yes
Cost to adopt: $300


Patrick and Nick are both very sweet and wonderful dogs. Patrick was rescued a few weeks before Nick from an Amish puppy mill farm where he was a breeder but the farmer did not wish to keep him because he had other males more interested in breeding and Patrick always tried to get loose. He was shut down and very frightened when he arrived at his Finding Shelter foster home, he would not even make eye contact with the people in the home. Another dog in the home would run up to him and give him a nudge and encouraged Patrick to explore and eventually play and interact with the humans he has grown to love and trust.

By the time little Nick arrived from an Amish puppy mill where he became too big and was too shy to sell, Patrick had blossomed and had become more confident and ‘paid it forward’ as the frightened and shut down Nick needed some little nudges to begin to explore and play. In just a few, short weeks, Patrick and Nick were zooming around the yard like dogs who had completely forgotten the scary and terrible places they came from. Nick and Patrick have become the very best of friends. It would be simply fantastic if they could go to a home together!

All dogs will go through a transition period after finding a new home and may need a “refresher course” in house-breaking.


All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.

~ James Russell Lowell