About Benji

Age: 8-10 years old

Energy level: Medium

Medical history: Healthy. Neutered and up-to-date on shots.

Ideal home:. Experienced dog owner(s).

CHR Policies: We do not adopt outside the DC Metro area or to homes with children under 11 years old. No exceptions. Visit our policies page for more information. 

Sweet Benji had a rough start in life but that's all changed now. This sweetheart loves people and other dogs. Benji is housetrained. Benji is very relaxed and easy going. He loves to be petted and snuggles right up to your side. Benji does fine on walks and car rides. He enjoys food and treats. 

He's on a high end dog food mixed with a little omega oil. Benji would do great in most home settings. CHR rescued Benji from the shelter. He was taken away from his owners and considered a neglect case. The only real issue Benji has is he doesn't like being groomed. 

We found that having him sedated with medications at the time of his grooming helps. We have a special groomer located in Springfield, VA who is experienced in grooming dogs who hate being groomed. Keeping Benji in a shorter cut is ideal to keep things simple and easy going. The cost to groom him every 3 months is only $60!

Ideal Home Setting

We want to provide as much information about our foster dogs as possible, but sometimes it’s hard to do in the short biography shown above. To help applicants better understand the type of home setting that will work best for a specific dog, we include the Ideal Home section under each bio. Please take a minute to read the Ideal Home section. Applications that most closely match the Ideal Home description will be given priority.Example: If the IDEAL HOME section specifies that someone be home part or all of the work day, CHR will require that all applicants be home part or all of the work day.  

Caring Hearts Rescue
P.O. Box 6592
Springfield, VA.  22150
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