It may have taken some time, but Prancer, the devilish little chihuahua whose former owner described him as a “Chucky doll in a dog’s body,” has found his new forever home.
Prancer’s new digs will be in New Haven, Connecticut, with Ariel Davis, a woman who lives alone and who has owned a neurotic dog like Prancer in the past.
“I had a dog that I adopted probably about seven years ago, and I raised him from a puppy and he was a Chihuahua/Jack Russell Terrier mix,” Davis told TODAY. “He had a lot of the same qualities as Prancer. He was a little neurotic and he barked a lot and he didn’t work well with other people and other animals. I spent a lot of time working with him and understanding his personality and learning about myself through him.”
Davis’ dogs had to be rehomed a few years ago while she went through a marijuana addiction program, but now she feels like she is ready to have a life-time pet companion again. It turns out that the. pet is Prancer.
“I’ve come to the point in my life where I’m stable enough to now have dogs again,” she says. “I talked to all the people in my community, my sponsor, my network, my therapist, and they all agreed that [I was] at the point where I could look into having a dog.”
Prancer became a viral sensation a few weeks ago when his former owner, Tyfanee Fortuna, posted a brutally honest description of the dog while looking to place him in a new home. She warned potential adopters that Prancer “hates men more than women do” and not to adopt him “if you have a husband…unless you hate him.”
Fortuna also warned people that Prancer did not do well with other dogs or with children. “Prancer wants to be your only child,” she wrote in the initial post.
Here’s to Prancer finding a new home in Connecticut. To keep up with Prancer’s new life, Davis has created an Instagram account dedicated to the ferocious furball.