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Get to Know Artemis

Breed

Chihuahua Mix

Gender

Male

Age

7 Years

Weight

12lbs

Location

Adopter's Home

Artemis's Story

All work and no play…. Artemis says no way!  Life is all about balance, right?  Artemis has it down!  Artemis appreciates having balance in his doggy life!  This boy is the perfect combination of energetic and snuggly!  He loves to cuddle with his human friends and also appreciates a little ‘me’ time!  Artemis loves naps and is happy to curl up in a doggy bed, or on a pillow or even stretched out in a sunny spot!  This guy knows the importance of rest and relaxation!  Since he is all about balance this boy has his spunky, energetic side too!  He absolutely loves playing with his toys!  His foster mom reports that he’ll race around the house playing with them.  Since he knows it can’t be all play or rest, he also happily trots beside you as you work around the house. He is super curious about what his human friends are doing and will surely lend a paw to help!  He is also certainly willing to work for a tasty treat!  Artemis is highly food motivated and will do just about anything to earn a nice reward!

Artemis is looking for a home with an experienced owner and without young children.  He can be a bit hesitant when meeting new people, so an owner who would be willing to make careful introductions would make him so happy. He enjoys the company of people, but he likes to take things slow and it does take him a bit of time to build up a good relationship with humans.  Once he learns to trust you, you are sure to have a friendship that will last a lifetime!  His foster mom reports that he follows her around and is curious about everything she does and that he is a delight to have around!  She also reported that he is housebroken and behaves like a perfect gentleman when walking on a leash!  Artemis is the total package and we haven’t even mentioned that he is one of the most adorable Chihuahuas we have ever seen!  Those big ears are completely irresistible!  Think Artemis sounds like the perfect canine friend for you?  Email us at adoptions@pawschicago.org to learn more on how you can meet this sweet fellow!

  • Squeak!  Squeak!  I love Squeaky chew toys!
  • I'm a great walking partner and can go for miles.
  • Cuddles!  I love a good lap to curl up on.
  • Did someone say 'treat'?  I'll take them all.
  • I'm a people person!

Dislikes

  • I would love to find a home with children 15+.
  • I need a little extra time to warm up to people I don't know.