CaneloRescue Me ID: 20-10-27-00212

About Canelo

Adoption Fee: $160.00
Chihuahua / Basenji
Age: Adult
Sex: Male

Canelo is a handsome 5 year old Chihuahua/Basenji mix who is looking for a loving forever home. He weighs about 12 pounds and is full grown. Canelo has quite the personality and will make a wonderful pup for the right family, but he will need a family that is the perfect fit! Canelo has sadly spent most of his life outside and if he was ever in trouble, he was punished by not receiving affection or attention. Canelo is warming up to gentle affection from those he trusts, but is understandably timid and standoffish with new people. Canelo will need a patient and loving family of adults over 18 only. Canelo loves the attention of those he trusts and can be dominant of other pets, so he would be happiest as the only pet. Canelo loves to play, especially with toys and would love an active home with plenty of toys! He is good on leash and would be a perfect running buddy. Canelo was used to spending too much time outside, but is still used to having a yard to run and speak his mind in so he will need a home with a yard, no apartments please. Canelo can be a digger, so he will need to be watched to make sure he doesn't do too much gardening. He is a sweet boy, but he will need lots of patience, gentle love and some training. He is partially house broken, but will need continued work and reminders. He is neutered, up to date on vaccines, vet checked and microchipped. His adoption fee is $160 which includes a free vet visit. To potentially adopt him, please come to our shelter location at 1102 W Hatcher Rd in Phoenix 85021, open Tuesday to Sunday 11am to 6pm. --Covid update: To adhere to CDC guidelines, we are open for adoptions only at a max capacity of 15 people in the building at a time. Masks/face coverings are required. For the safety of our staff and customers, we ask that you practice social distancing, sanitization, and if exposed to Covid-19 or sick to please stay home.--


Arizona Small Dog Rescue
Maricopa County
1102 W. Hatcher Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

602-944-2440 / [email protected]

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  • Not Good with Other Dogs
  • Good with Adults (Not Kids)


  • Average Energy
  • Somewhat Dominant


  • Neutered
  • Vaccinations Current

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