Artie, Dog, Maltese / Yorkshire Terrier Yorkie / Mixed (long coat)

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Species: 
Dog
Breed: 
Maltese / Yorkshire Terrier Yorkie / Mixed (long coat)
Primary Breed: 
Maltese
Secondary Breed: 
Yorkshire Terrier Yorkie
Gender: 
Male
Mixed: 
Yes
Home with cats: 
Yes
Home with kids: 
Yes
Age: 
Young
Spay/neutered: 
Yes
Size: 
Small
Vaccinations Up to Date: 
Yes
Color: 
Tan/Yellow/Fawn with White
Coat Length: 
Long
Found: 
No
Description: 
Please read entire biography and read the last paragraphs for information how to apply for adoption. Artie is a 1 year old Yorkie-Maltese mix who weighs 8.6lbs. He has a long cut that met the groomers earlier this week so he could be beautified! Artie is a sweetheart who is a little on the shy side initially. He's a bit unsure of all new things but he appears to acclimate fairly quickly once he gets it all figured out. He has a very sweet personality. Artie gets along with some other dogs. He gets overwhelmed by large crowds and does best with those who are more submissive. He is also an option to live by himself. He does like to eat by himself or else he makes all the other dogs wait until he's finished. He doesn't realize he's only 8lbs with some of the bigger dogs who let him be who he is. Artie doesn't mind the cats. Clearly he had never seen them before so he wasn't into their sniffing him and he kept trying to run away, which only made them chase him more! Within a few hours he figured out they weren't some creature going to eat him and he was fine with them. He may even become friends eventually because he has a little bit of a playful side too. Artie loves playing with kids. We prefer because of his size that it be with kids who have experience with a small dog living in their home or are at least 8 years or older if it's a first time dog owning family. For an application please see our website www.zaraslist.com and download an application and email it to us or our fax number is 951-346-3125. All dogs are spayed/neutered, current on shots, dewormed and have frontline on for fleas and ticks. All dogs are also microchipped. All cats are leukemia tested negative, current on shots, dewormed and have Advantage or Revolution on for fleas. Dogs are available to be seen by appointment only with an approved application. Sorry we do not ship. We prefer initial communication to be via email. We do not phone unless we have an approved application. Please do not phone, rather email to inquire on animals.