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Rufus4 (Bonded with Daisy8) Dachshund Wheaton, MD

  • Senior
  • Male
  • Small


Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
Prefers a home without
Other dogs, children.

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Meet Rufus4 (Bonded with Daisy8)

Rufus is a 14-year-old dachshund who is bonded with Daisy. Both pups are cautious but once they warm up they are sweet and loving. They were rescued from a shelter and are in search of a quiet home with experienced owners, and no young children.


Both are crate trained and house trained too. Rufus especially loves to run and sniff unfettered, whereas on walks there is too much stimulation for him and he reacts anxiously to other dogs and people. As a result, this pair will need a fenced yard to get their exercise. They don't necessarily need someone who works from home since they are fine in their crates, but they wouldn't be suitable for doggy daycare or similar. They both enjoy snuggling in their beds and relaxing in a open crate.

Pets & People

As mentioned before Rufus is slow to trust and needs to work on getting along with other dogs. It takes at least several days for him to warm up so initially he will need separation from other animals. This should continue at meal times as he is a big eater, and isn't shy about taking other dogs' food. With new people it's a similar story-he needs time and patience. However, once he becomes familiar, he will steal your heart with his beautiful face and loyal nature.


Rufus and sister Daisy are available for adoption from Wheaton, MD. They are a little whiny in the car but will quiet down eventually.

Please email with any questions or complete an adoption application at the link above. The adoption fee for Rufus is $200.00

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Rufus4 (Bonded with Daisy8)

Rufus4 (Bonded with Daisy8)

  • Dachshund
  • Senior
  • Male