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Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler / Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat)  : :  Male (neutered)  : :  Young  : :  Medium

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About Chowda

  • Status: Available for Adoption (adoption info)
  • Adoption Fee: 450
  • Species: Dog
  • Rescue ID: D210171
  • General Color: Brown/Chocolate
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Ear Type: Natural/Uncropped
  • Tail Type: Long
  • Current Size: 30 Pounds
  • Current Age: 8 Months (best estimate)
  • Fence Required: No
  • Declawed: No
  • Housetrained: Yes
  • Obedience Training Needed: Needs Training
  • Exercise Needs: High
  • Grooming Needs: Moderate
  • Shedding Amount: Moderate
  • Owner Experience Needed: None
  • Reaction to New People: Friendly

Name: Chowda 
DOB: July 2020 
Weight: 30 lbs
Adoption Fee: $450

Hi guys, my name is Chowda! 

If you’re looking for a fluffy ball of energy, look no further! I’m a bouncy guy who loves toys, wrestling and pretty much anything active. If you’re looking for a running or hiking partner, I’m your man. 

I love playing with my foster brother. We will wrestle and play around for hours. I like rough play that might be too much for a puppy or smaller dog. As much as I love my brother, sometimes I get jealous of my brother when he get’s too close to our mom, I want her all to myself. We are working on it, but it might be best if I go to a home where I am the only animal for now. 

I love my humans so much. I want to be close to them and give them lots of cuddles and kisses. I like to sleep right between their heads at night. I am such a loyal boy, I will be your very best friend. 

I’m working on potty training. I know outside is the right place to go, but sometimes I like to sneak away and go somewhere naughty. But I’ve gotten a lot better and have been doing this less and less. I know basic commands like sit and lay, and yes, I do respond to Chowda. 

I am such a special boy and I can’t wait to find my forever home. 

If you have questions or are interested in me, please fill out an adoption application at

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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 Chowda

Good with Dogs, Not Good with Cats, Good with Older/Considerate Kids Only, Good with Adults, Somewhat vocal, Requires a yard, Likes to play with toys, Obedient, Playful, Affectionate, Eager To Please, Intelligent, Even-tempered, Goofy

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