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Size: Small
Age: Adult
Gender: Male
Breeds: Chihuahua
Unknown with Cats

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We can tell you one thing for sure, Kochi LOVES LOVES LOVES children!!!

This peanut comes to us from Connecticut - he was hit by a car and a police officer brought him to a nearby animal hospital who put out the word.  Sadly he had a severely fractured femur on his hind right leg.  The call went out for a rescue to take him as the surgery would be pretty big for a little guy and pretty expensive - we couldn’t wait to get him.

He underwent femur repair on Thursday 5/9 and so far is doing amazing - he had some pins placed and the surgeon feels he will do really well if he remains on rest and no huge activity for at least 6 weeks.  So far, he’s a good patient but nothing’s keeping this boy down.

He has adjusted so quickly in his foster home it’s remarkable -  he’s great with the other dogs and as we mentioned and you can see, children are his thing!!! 

More info later but if you’re looking for a playful little fella, Kochi is your guy.

Don’t let his fracture concern you - he’s amazing and doing great - see!

Name: Kochi
Breed: Chihuahua
Sex: Male
Age: 3 years (estimate)
Weight: 10 (Approx.)
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Vaccinations: Up to date
Heartworm:   Negative
Microchipped: Yes

Good with Children:  Yes, loves them.
Good with Dogs: Yes, also likes alot
Good with Cats: Unknown

Adoption Donation: 450.00

Interested in a specific dog, please fill out an application if you are interested in a dog. The number of individual inquiries is overwhelming and we are finding it difficult to respond to each one. We cannot guarantee you will receive a timely response.

Paws New England is a rescue, not a shelter, and as such we do not have our dogs housed in one location - they are in foster homes both in New England and in our southern foster homes.   If you’re interested in a specific dog, please complete a short online application and you will receive a reply within 48 hours so you can ask questions.

At present, if a dog is listed on our website, the dog is considered still available HOWEVER, may have applications that have come in before yours but it’s still too early to know if any are a good match; therefore we encourage you to apply.

NOTICE WITH REGARD TO LOCATION OF DOGS:  Please note: Paws New England is a foster-based rescue. We do not have a brick and mortar building to house the dogs we rescue. We have found that dogs in foster homes are much more adoptable because they have been observed in a home setting. Dogs listed with Paws New England typically reside in various locations throughout the south (primarily Tennessee, Texas, and Arkansas) and New England (not necessarily in the state of Rhode Island). You will be notified by the adoption coordinator of the location of the dog you are interested in so you have the ability to decide whether to pursue adoption or not.

Dogs transported to New England are done so at a fee of $150.00 paid directly to the transporting company by Paws New England; no additional transport costs are responsibility of adopter. This fee is included in the adoption donation.

Adoption donations cover pre-adoption vet costs (including vaccinations, spay/neuter when age appropriate, and heartworm testing/treatment when necessary), a microchip, and transportation to New England if necessary.

Donations for our young, healthy puppies and dogs support their fellow canines of advanced age or suffering from injuries and abuse whose donations are reduced but whose veterinary costs are typically much higher. We appreciate your understanding that your dog will help others in need.

All known information about the animal is listed above. We do our best to give accurate information, but most of our dogs are rescues and do not come with a known history.

Paws New England abides by the dog importation regulations set forth in the states of MA, CT, NH and RI.