Dog Details

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Papillon / Maltese / Mixed
Young Male

Available for Adoption

Pet ID # 22-0885

Minneapolis, MN

Organization Contact Info: Underdog Rescue MN P.O. Box 16453 St. Louis Park, MN 55416

About Koro

  • DOB: 3/24/2022
  • Weight: 7.4 Pounds
  • Physical Fence Required: Any Type
  • Housetrained: No
  • Obedience Training Needed: Needs Training
  • Exercise Needs: Low
  • Shedding Amount: Moderate
  • Grooming Needs: Low
  • Owner Experience Needed: Species
  • Reaction to New People: Cautious
  • Activity level: Slightly Active
  • Requires Another Dog in the Home?: Yes
  • Good with Other Dogs?: Yes
  • Good with Cats?: Unknown
  • Good with Kids?: No

Compatibility Qualities

  • Good with Dogs
  • Is Not Good with Kids
  • Needs a companion animal

More about Koro

  • Somewhat vocal
  • Requires a yard
  • Timid
  • Affectionate
  • Eager To Please
  • Gentle
  • Skittish



  • DOB: 03/24/2022
  • Requires another dog in home: Yes, unless home a lot
  • Okay with dogs of all sizes: Yes, prefers similar size dogs
  • Okay with cats: Unknown
  • Okay with children under 12 years old: No, very shy
  • Weight: 7 pounds
  • Requires a fenced yard:  Yes 
    Note: dogs must always be leashed whenever outside of a contained area. Invisible/ underground fencing is not recommended for most rescue dogs.

Hello, my name is Koro! I am a very handsome and gentle young male Papillon/Maltese mix who rarely barks unless something alarms me…hopefully my new home will be a quiet one. I have not met any cats or kids, and I am very shy when first meeting people…I seem to do better around adults and teenagers. I am a playful guy who loves pets and kisses; playing with my resident & foster fur sibs; playing chase; and running zoomies around the house.

I don’t like a lot of commotion, loud/sudden noises like thunderstorms, quick or sudden movements, or balls and toys being thrown so I don’t think younger kids are a good fit for me. I am crate trained, but I like to have the door open, and I am working on potty training but will do my business outside and on potty pads. I currently have the luxury of a fenced yard which means I don’t have much leash experience so my new yard will need to be fenced too.

I really am a charmingly sweet and cuddly little guy who simply wants to be unconditionally loved by a patient family who will NEVER give up on me. Yes, I may be fearful and trembly, but I just need to find my special someone who will help me feel safe and who will allow me to shower them with all the love in my heart! Please be my new family! Love, Koro

**I’m a growing puppy and I have not yet had a lot of experience with crates, kids or cats and I might bark if something alarms me, but I really love to learn and hoping for a family who will take me to a basic obedience class to continue to help me build confidence and dog skills. Ideally my forever home would need to be home during the day to help me with my potty training and not leave me for breaks longer than 3 - 4 hours. If you are looking for a best friend, please fill out the puppy application. The more info you include on the application the better so I can find a good match for my forever home. Get your toy box ready!

**Obedience classes are required when adopting this puppy from Underdog Rescue. Many of our puppies have a mama who was not properly socialized before coming to Underdog Rescue. Since coming to Underdog, this puppy has been in a socialized and loving home, but that needs to be continued with its Adopters.  Training classes teach puppies the ins and outs of being a pet while creating a bond with their new Adopter.  Obedience classes are key to creating a relationship with your puppy while having it be a happy and successful member of society.   Proof of Obedience Class registration is required for this puppy before adoptions can be finalized.  If you would like some suggestions, we would be happy to send some trainers who have experience with Underdog Rescue, but a Basic Obedience class in your area should work!

Please note that some of our dogs are obtained from shelters, surrendered to our care, or released from breeders.  Each animal's bio is based on our experience of the animal within our care, an educated guess based on physical characteristics, temperament and information shared. Some of the animals come from situations where they are lacking experience in a home and confidence in humans. In turn, they require another companion dog and/or a fenced in yard in their forever home in order for them to feel safe. If you are interested in a  particular dog whose bio states those needs and do not currently have them, please understand that your home might not be the right fit.  Please use the filter on our Adoptable Dogs page to find the perfect match for your home.  

This puppy requires an application fee. This fee must be paid within 24 hours or your application will be considered void.  We will not review or contact applicants that have not completed the payment portion.

Puppy Applications will be responded to within 5 business days, after receipt of the application fee.  Please understand that paying the fee does not guarantee you will be approved to adopt the puppy. Our goal is place puppies in homes that are suited for their individual needs. You may be willing and able to provide a great home, but if it doesn’t meet the specific needs of the puppy, we will not approve your application.

We accept applications for puppies until we have a candidate that meets all of the requirements needed for the specific puppy and they have been contacted to review the adoption process as well as agree to all of the terms to move forward.


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