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Chocolate Chip   

In shelter Dog

Fredericksburg, VA, 22408
Pet name:
Chocolate Chip
Mixed Breed
Approximate Birthday: 9/15/2021
Current weight: 38 lbs as of 3/1/22 (Im mostly legs)

I’m Chocolate Chip. I’m a shy boy who came from Puerto Rico to find my forever home! I’ve been in my foster home for about 6 months now, and my foster mom says I’m a PERFECT example of the 3-3-3 rule. Since being with her I’ve done a complete 180 and have grown to be quite content being a house dog! I LOVE LOVE LOVE my doggy foster brothers and sister and all the puppy fosters that have been here during my stay. I’ve done great with everyone! This is one important thing - I NEED another dog or 2 in my house to help me acclimate. I’m quite terrified of cats, so best to just say no! There are 2 little girls in my house and I do love them. They have helped me the most learning to trust humans (they sneak lots of snacks to me and their bed is the comfiest too!) I do great at night - I sleep on my own dog bed next to my foster moms bed with the other dogs! I have great with potty manners, but am going to need to adjust to a new house! A fence is important as I love to run and play. I am PERFECTION when it comes to walking on a leash. My foster says that you need to be extremely patient with me, so I can get used to you and my new home. But she’ll explain it all when you decide to meet me!!

What breed am I? Mixed mutt! ODHS does not breed label (unless there’s official paperwork), as studies show it is nearly impossible to tell the exact breed of each dog based off of their appearance.

Educational article:
3/3/3 rule:

Adoption Donations are $275 for an adult, $375 for puppies (a dog under one year of age), and $175 for a senior dog (based on the age of the dog). Adoption donations are to be made via cash, check, and credit/debit card. There is a $5 fee to run cards.

Please remember to bring a collar and leash (non-retractable) with you the day of the adoption. Note: Martingale collars and slip leads are strongly recommended.

We typically have adoption events on Wednesday and Thursday evenings and on Saturday afternoons.  There are times on Thursday evenings, that our events will be by appointment only, so be sure to check our Facebook page for a notice or contact us prior to making the trip. Our adoption center is located at 3602 Lafayette Blvd, Suite 101, Fredericksburg, VA 22408. Its important that you keep an eye on your emails for any changes or updates during the adoption process.

Visit our website for an application to adopt.

Old Dominion Humane Society is a volunteer based organization. We are run completely by volunteers, who also have full time jobs, so we appreciate your patience.  Currently, the average timeframe for a response to your application is 1 week.

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Note: ODHS only adopts to Virginia and surrounding states (including D.C.). A $50 out of state fee applies.


  1. American Humane Association
  2. Peeva
  3. American Veterinary Medical Association
  4. Veterinary Information Network
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