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Jack Russell Terrier / Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat)  : :  Male (neutered)  : :  Adult  : :  Small


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About Maximillan

  • Status: Available for Adoption (adoption info)
  • Adoption Fee: 375
  • Species: Dog
  • Rescue ID: D200047
  • General Color: Tricolor (Tan/Brown & Black & White)
  • Current Size: 6 Pounds
  • Current Age: 6 Years 3 Months (best estimate)
  • Housetrained: Yes
  • Exercise Needs: Moderate
  • Reaction to New People: Cautious

Name: Maximillan

DOB: 2/8/2014

Weight: 6 lbs

Adoption Fee: 375.00

Hi, my name Maximillian but you can call me Max.  I am a 6lbs, 6-year-old Jack Russell mix. I am a typical Jack Russell, I have many typical characteristics of my breed, I can be needy, I am very playful, cuddly on my own terms, occasionally temperamental and I like being vocal. I had a rough past, it takes me some time to become comfortable with new people and I tend to have my favorites. I am initially protective of all my things, I have difficulty sharing anything, and appreciate patience from people who understand my breed and my anxieties. I will do best in a home with no kids or other pets because after I am comfortable with my people, I am very loveable, I like to snuggle and I want all the attention to be on me!

At first, I am very shy and can be easily scared. When I am scared, I get loud to be sure you know I am uncomfortable or nervous, but given time, patience and of course some treats, I will learn to trust you so we can be best buddies.  Eventually, you will see I am a total love bug who loves belly rubs. I sometimes cry whenever my humans leave the room and my favorite activities are playing ball, cuddling on your lap, and going for walks. I am still learning not everyone wants to take my food or toys away but with some time and patience, my foster mom and dad and I became close and learned to trust each other.

Once I warm up to my people, I am a silly, adorable, bit of and cuddly little guy. Some of my favorite things to do are jump up on the couch and cuddle in my foster’s lap. If I get scared my fosters put me in my dog play pen attached to my kennel and this helps me feel safe. In my new home, I will need a small retreat location where I can decompress if I become overwhelmed. There is nothing better than getting some loves and scratches from my people (especially behind my ears)! I am potty trained and would much rather go outside, but if I am scared or if it’s been a long day or night, I am also potty pad trained.

There is nothing better than spending time outside in the sun with my foster family and going on walks. I know I can be a little challenging at first, but under all my anxiety and stubbornness is a big hearted and affectionate dog! If you are looking for a small bundle of joy, a constantly wagging tail, and a medium activity level dog - I am your pup!

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All Ruff Start dogs and cats are spayed/neutered, up to date on age appropriate vaccines, microchipped, dewormed, and on monthly flea/tick and heartworm prevention (dogs) as well as heartworm tested (dogs).

Ruff Start Rescue is a foster based rescue. Animals are located in homes throughout Minnesota. We do not have a facility where animals are kept.

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More about Maximillan

Is Not Good with Dogs, Not Good with Cats, Is Not Good with Kids, Good with Adults, Somewhat vocal, Cratetrained, Likes to play with toys, Likes to be in your lap, Playful

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