TAP is an all-breed, non-profit Dog Rescue Organization based in San Diego, Ca. Learn how you can help us right now! >

Adoptable: Sebastian

Age: 9 years old

Gender: Male

Breed: Chihuahua mix

Weight: 15 lbs

Personality: Very fun and playful! Needs muzzle on walks for his reactivity.

Education: Good with bathroom and leash training. Muzzle trained.

Favorite Activities: Playing with toys, cuddly naps, fetch, just being around his people.

Looking for: A sweet lady who can be his companion! Needs attention with his meds, and he will be good!

Special needs: Sebastian has moderate chronic valvular disease affecting the mitral and tricuspid valves, causing them to leak backwards.Sebastian also has a cough, which is mostly a result of his enlarged heart. Progression of this disease over time is common, so future evaluations are need with establish Cardiologist .He takes 2 meds a day- Denamarin Advanced costs ~$40.00 for a 4 months supply. Pimobendan costs ~$60.00 for a months supply, market value and were purchased may vary in price. He is also receiving Cytopoint injections to help with his skin allergy management, which range in price from ~$65-135.00 depending on which vet used.

Adoption Fee: $ 400

Kick back and relax with Sebastian!

Hi, pals! My name is Sebastian, I’m a chill little dude with a whole lotta love to give. I’m a 9-year-old, 15-pound, long-haired chihuahua. I was recently rescued off the euth list from a shelter in Los Angeles. I’m so appreciative of my second chance at life and can’t wait to find a special lady to spend it with!

I have a big heart… literally and figuratively. I have what’s called moderate chronic valvular disease which affects the mitral and tricuspid valves, causing them to leak backward. This gives me a bit of a cough, but it’s nothing I can’t handle! Over time, the progression of this disease is common, I’ll need to check in with the cardiologist on occasion. I take two meds a day: Denamarin Advanced (~$40.00 for a 4 months supply) and Pimobendan (~$60.00 for a month’s supply). When my allergies kick up, I’ve received a Cytopoint injection, which range from ~$65-135.00 depending on which we visit. Once you get my meds on auto-ship, it’s smooth sailing! I pawmise to repay you with endless cuddles and companionship.

I’m a super sweet fella who loves his humans (and squeaky toys!). I’m partial to the gals and I can get defensive around guys. What can I say, I’m a lady’s man! My favorite activities are following you around the house, lounging outside, and taking upside-down naps (always got to be ready for a belly rub!). I’m a playful boy who adores toys and sniffing around on walks. Afterward, I’m a total cuddle bug. I’m a mellow man who likes to go with the flow.

I’m 100% house-trained and will sit by the door and wag my tail when I need to go out. It’s pretty adorable if I don’t say so myself! When I go on walks, I walk with a muzzle because I can be reactive to other dogs. I haven’t been around cats or kids, so I’m not sure what I think about them. I think that I could be okay with another calm dog and a gentle introduction, but I haven’t given it a shot. At home, I’m crate trained and don’t have much separation anxiety. Overall, I’m an easygoing guy who just loves being your companion!

If you’re looking for a pint-sized pal to always be by your side, I’m the little man for you. I’d be best in a mellow home with women only. I have so much love to give and have the happiest disposition. I’m so grateful for this new chapter and I know that I’ll find my fairy tale ending soon… I hope it’s with you! My adoption fee is $400 and that includes spaying/neutering, shots, and microchip. If you want to take me home, please fill out the form on the website here: https://theanimalpad.org/adoption-application/

Apply to Adopt Me!