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Rocket Chihuahua Mix Colorado Springs, CO

  • Senior
  • Male
  • Medium


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Meet Rocket

Meet Rocket!

Greetings! I'm Rocket, a 16 years young, Chi mix. I am the best couch buddy. I enjoy naps, snacks and walks. I'm pretty spry for an old guy, looking at me, you'd think I was 10, lol. I am looking for a new home after a lifetime with my old family, I hope they are doing well. I'd prefer to be with you all the time but I'll settle for most of the time. I get lonely. I get along well with my foster siblings, 2 large brutes and 2 small mischievous felines. I prefer dogs my own size, I can't keep up with the big ones and felines move too quickly for me and my eyes, which are showing my age. I can't hear much if anything, but my sniffer works great. I'm a big help cleaning up the kitchen. I'm a happy guy and my face may not show it but my tail does.

I'd love to find a home with a comfy couch and loving family. I don't think I'd do well with young'ins, I think they are probably as mischievous as the felines.

If I sound like your type, call my people. Have a wonderful day!

Rocket is deaf and has bad night vision, especially at night. He has lost many teeth and is working on not marking/peeing in the house, wearing belly bands indoors to help with this. Rocket is a little reactive to being startled and doesn't like being alone or in the kennel if you are home, although he is kennel trained.

To set up a meet and greet or inquire about a dog, please first fill out an application at It doesn't obligate you, but it is the first step. We don't get to all of the inquiries but respond to all applications. Thank you for choosing to rescue!
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