STATUS: UNDER ASSESSMENT

Age: 3 years.
Breed: Chihuahua - Smooth Coat
De-Sexed: TBC by Trust.
Micro-chipped: Yes.
Registered with NZCAR: Yes.
Vaccinated: TBC by Trust
DogsNZ (NZKC): No.  
Council Registered: Yes - CCC
Cat Friendly:  No.
Child Friendly: No.
Human Sociable: Yes.
Dog Sociable: Unknown.

Background:  

LuLu comes to NZCR from Auckland and entered Christchurch on 27/04/2019. LuLu does not like cats or children and this was affecting her former owners' life, together with some serious health issues. Unfortunately, Lulu's former owner made the hard decision to selflessly surrender her.


Personality:  

Lulu is OK with people, although initially unsure and wary of strangers, she has a very sweet side and enjoys cuddles.


We are advised LuLu is food possessive, she has been known to attack cats and some female dogs. LuLu has had limited exposure to other dogs of her own kind - this is something we will work on in foster care.


We are still getting to know LuLu and will update her profile shortly.


Health:  

LuLu was to be de-sexed on 17 May 2019, however pre-operative blood tests found that she was anemic and surgery was cancelled. LuLu will be taken back to the clinic in two weeks for further testing. If her blood results have improved she will be de-sexed. If this cannot be completed or there are further issues to investigate LuLu will remain in NZCR care.


Lulu will be de-sexed and vaccinated up to date by NZCR.

Adopter Requirements: 
- A part time worker, works from home, or is retired is preferable.


- Fully fenced backyard, with no holes or gaps.

- Please do not apply if you have a young family - LuLu is not suitable for children.

We are still getting to know LuLu - Further requirements may be added in time.

Adoption Fee: $600.00   Please note: sorry we do not accept payment plans, as we need to be sure adopters are able to financially support dogs prior to adoption. The deposit needs to be made to the trust account prior to the dog going on trial. 


LuLu comes with: Council tags, vet book, an ACANA/Orijen  Adopter pack (which includes various goodies and the food  she has been fed on), bed and bedding.   If  you are interested in applying to adopt LuLu once she becomes available please go to the below  link, scroll down and fill out the form. We do not consider  queries via  Facebook or email without the form. See also the FAQ for more information and to answer any queries you may have. Full terms and conditions can be found under the "adoptions" page or FAQ.

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