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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-04-00399Elliot (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Male Dogs Only, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Say hello to Elliot!!! Elliot is a ball of energy that will lay in your lap and snuggle up to you in bed. He is as sweet as he can be and the wife an I call him our little man. The issue is that he does not get along with our two year old. He is your textbook terrier. Lovable but his area is his area. He loves belly rubs, walks, runs and chasing squirrels. You will love him with all your heart!

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Chatham County Savannah, GA MAP IT!

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Scott Gerritz

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-02-00324Eli (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Cats, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    I am looking to rehome our family dog, Eli. He is a rat terrier mix (we think) and will be 4 in January. I feel incredibly guilty but we cannot give him the time and attention he deserves. Our oldest daughter has autism and sensory issues. She has grown to be afraid of dogs. He's been raised with 3 kids but I would recommend a home with kids 5 years and older. He does bark when a stranger is outside but loves on them once they come in! He wouldn't hurt a fly (well he has brought me some moles and birds before lol). Please contact me if you're interested. I'm happy to drive for a meet and greet. We want to find him a loving that he deserves!

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

Gwinnett County Dacula, GA MAP IT!

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Kristin Edwards 678-577-3030

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-01-00108Faith (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    
 Adoption Fee: $150.00 Animal Location:

Humane Society of NWGA
1703 Cleveland Hwy
Whitfield County Dalton, GA 30721 MAP IT!

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615-714-2446

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-01-00107Zar (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    
 Adoption Fee: $150.00 Animal Location:

Humane Society of NWGA
1703 Cleveland Hwy
Whitfield County Dalton, GA 30721 MAP IT!

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615-714-2446

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-01-00106Caz (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    
 Adoption Fee: $150.00 Animal Location:

Humane Society of NWGA
1703 Cleveland Hwy
Whitfield County Dalton, GA 30721 MAP IT!

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615-714-2446

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-28-00164Bella (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Cats, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Needs Vaccinations 

    Lively, intelligent Chihuahua/rat terrier(?) mix puppy. High energy, but not young-child friendly. Gets along well with our cats.

 Adoption Fee: $45 Animal Location:

Cobb County Acworth, GA MAP IT!

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Don Womick 770-975-1627

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-24-00164Jingles (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    
 Adoption Fee: $150.00 Animal Location:

Humane Society of NWGA
1703 Cleveland Hwy
Whitfield County Dalton, GA 30721 MAP IT!

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615-714-2446

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-15-00482Juan (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Low Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Juan is a young, quiet, shy looking for a lap to call his own. He is neutered, up to date on all his vaccinations and parasite prevention.

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Butts Mutts
Butts County Jackson, GA MAP IT!

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404791-6315

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-15-00398Shelby (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    I have an 8 year old rat terrier mix, who we have had since she was born. The older she gets the more aggressive she gets towards other small animals. She is the sweetest dog in the world with people, and loves to be a lap dog. She loves adults and children. She is house trained, and very good on a leash.

 Adoption Fee: $25.00 Animal Location:

Effingham County Rincon, GA MAP IT!

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Deborah Nelms 912-659-3216

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-11-00193Chuck (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Meet sweet, little Chuck! This little 10 pound rat terrier / chihuahua mix was found in the highway, dodging traffic. No one recognized this precious, little boy, so we are going to find him a home befitting the perfect little guy that he is. I'm not sure why, but EVERYONE seems to fall in love with this 9-10 month old rattie when they meet him. Of course, he is lovable, but he has charm that is unexplainable. He is vocal as most ratties are and will let you know he loves you in the sweetest way. Chuck is also a busy little boy and loves playing and mingling with the other small dogs in his foster home. He is just a Social Sam. He ... (Read More)also insist on sleeping in the bed and cuddling, so make sure this meets your 'new pup' criteria. He is already pottie trained with a doggie door. To apply to adopt, go to brantleyanimalrescuecoalition.weebly.com and fill out an adoption application. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $150.00 Animal Location:

Brantley Animal Rescue Coalition
Brantley County Hortense, GA 31566 MAP IT!

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Please contact us through our website: brantleyanimalrescuecoalition.weebly.com . I receive more calls about animals needing help that I can respond to, along with a variety of questions. An application will get a response.

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-07-00043Honey (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Honey is close to a year old and weighs 16 pounds. She is leashed trained and house broken. She is great with other dogs and does well in public places. She is a super sweet girl and would be a great companion. Go to hsnwga.org to apply. Located in Dalton, Ga

 Adoption Fee: 150.00$ Animal Location:

Humane Society of NWGA
1703 Cleveland Hwy
Whitfield County Dalton, GA 30721 MAP IT!

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615-714-2446

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Animal ID: JigsJigs (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    My names is Jigs. I am a happy bouncy lovable adorable boy. I love to run, run, run and then run some more. I love to swim. I am just an all around athletic type of dog. I need room to roam and would love to meet you and show you how much fun it is to play with me. I can also be adorable and sweet and lay by your side for rubs. Please come and meet me soon.

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

Humane Society of Blue Ridge
171 Mineral Springs Road
Fannin County Blue Ridge, GA 30513 MAP IT!

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Karen Kelly 706-632-4357

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Animal ID: 1831Luci (female)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    This adorable little redhead is Luci, a sweet and loving 4-year-old, who weighs a comfy 15 lbs. Luci's manners are excellent. She is house-trained, crate trained, walks well on a leash, and is smart as a whip! It only took her one day to learn to ring a bell on the door when she needs to go out'|then she taught herself to ring it for breakfast, dinner, and treat time as well! Luci knows the command for getting in her crate, but she often goes in on her own. She does have a little anxiety when left alone, but she is fine when crated. Luci loves to play, especially with stuffed toys. She also enjoys running, chasing after a ball, and going ... (Read More)for walks, but overall her energy level is moderate, not hyper. She likes snuggling in your lap and sleeping in bed with you. Luci is afraid of large or aggressive-acting dogs as she has been attacked more than once in the past, but she gets along fine with smaller, passive dogs and will try to initiate play when she meets one on a walk. She has been introduced to children and found them curious, but she has never been around them consistently. She is cautious when meeting strangers, but warms up. Luci is such a dedicated and loving dog. Any family would be lucky to earn her loyalty and friendship. She would do fine as an only dog and would really prefer a family where someone is usually home most of the day. She would love a fenced yard to run and play in, or an active person to take her on frequent walks and other fun outdoor adventures. You can see more photos and a cute video of Luci at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/luci . ========================================================================================If you are interested in adopting Luci, please go to New Rattitude's web site at http://www.NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm where there is detailed information and a link to our adoption application. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

New Rattitude
Canton, GA 30114 MAP IT!

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Animal ID: 1822Grace (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Most Cats 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Meet Grace, a 2-year-old happy, lovable goofball with a unique curled tail that wags so fast it's usually a blur. This 8-1/2-lb. Rattie mix loves to play with her equally petite canine foster sister, and she's hoping that you'll have a little doggy friend for her too. Grace also loves belly rubs (in fact, it's a favorite activity) and will playfully paw your hand for more. Another thing at the top of her list is following you around everywhere--indoors and out--so she would like to have you home most of the day. Grace enjoys walking and does well on a leash. She has been introduced to cats and showed no interest other than a quick sniff. In ... (Read More)foster care, Grace has been protective of her human and her canine sister and will sometimes bark at strangers or other dogs passing by, so slow introductions to new people and furry friends will help reassure her that everything is okay. Grace can also be sensitive to sounds and very aware of her surroundings, but as she has become more settled, this sensitivity has lessened. Positive reinforcement will help her continue to learn calm behavior. Grace is house-trained and will let you know when she needs to go out. She's an active dog, but when you're ready to wind down for the day, she'll be right there on the couch snuggling with you. Check out more photos of tiny, lovable Grace in her photo album at http://ImageEvent.com/newrattitude/grace . ========================================================================================If you are interested in adopting Grace, please go to New Rattitude's website at http://www.NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm, where there is detailed information and a link to our adoption application. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

New Rattitude
Duluth, GA 30096 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-10-15-00088Oreo (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    ADOPTION APPLICTAION: http://pregnantdogrescue.org/dog-adoption-application/ Oreo is a 3.5 yr old male Rat Terrier/Shiba Inu mix who weighs 13lbs. He was given up by his owner because 'they got him for their granddaughter who does not spend time with him.' ??!!?!? Ok so that is an odd reason to just dumpt your dog. That is like saying 'He is just too affectionate'. Oreo is learning what it is like to be around other dogs, and is starting to play with them. He is good with older kids and other pets. He is also housetrained. Oreo has been neutered and is fully vetted. We are looking for a home that will value Oreo as a family member. If ... (Read More)interested in adopting please call 404-997-2831 or email info@pregnantdogrescue.org (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Pregnant Dog Rescue, Inc.
Spalding County Griffin, GA 30223 MAP IT!

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404-997-2831

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Rescue Me ID: 16-10-13-00113Eddy (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Eddy is a very quiet well behaved little guy. He is very small about 11 pounds. He is great with all dogs and leashed trained. He is about 3 or 4 years old. He would make a wonderful little lap dog and companion. Go to hsnwga.org to apply. Located in Dalton, Ga

 Adoption Fee: 150.00$ Animal Location:

Humane Society of NWGA
1703 Cleveland Hwy
Whitfield County Dalton, GA 30721 MAP IT!

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615-714-2446

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Rescue Me ID: 16-10-09-00360Bud (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    I have had Bud for 8 years and love him to death. The only reason I am trying to rehome him is that my son is apparently allergic to dogs. I hate having to get rid of him because he has been my baby for so long. I will only let him go to a good home. I require that I see where he will be and ask that you meet him first to make sure that he will be a good match for you. He is a sweet dog. He is older so he likes to lounge on the couch but he loves his walks. He is not an outside dog. He needs cuddles and love. If you are interested in him please let me know. I am not asking any fees for him but a donation to an animal shelter of your choice ... (Read More)would always be appreciated. Thank you! (Less)

     Animal Location:

Barrow County Winder, GA MAP IT!

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Rebecca Roman 6789751807

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-26-00052Rebel & Tiki (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Tiki and her personal assistant Rebel, were found together and are a bonded pair. Rebel, a unique canine blend spiced up with a touch of Beagle, waits on Tiki hand and paw. In play group, Rebel make sure that only the most well behaved dogs play with Tiki. No rough housing for this petite diva! Tiki, a diminutive rat terrier/chihuahua blend, repays her assistant with bonus kisses and snuggles. Located in Dalton, Ga.

 Adoption Fee: 250.00$ Animal Location:

Humane Society of NWGA
1703 Cleveland Hwy
Whitfield County Dalton, GA 30721 MAP IT!

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615-714-2446

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-23-00189Marlin (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Adult

Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Marlin Chihuahua/Rat Terrier Mix Estimated DOB: 07/18/2011 Male Adoption Fee: $175 Hi! My name is Marlin.Marlins might be the king of fish, but I'm a small fry kind of guy, all I want is a lap to rest in and a soft squishy bed. I can be a little shy at first, but when you pet me I lean my head into your hand. I have been fully vetted, vaccinated, neutered, and microchipped. I am heart worm positive and looking for a foster family to help me through treatment. I would especially love a 'foster to adopt' home! Don't worry, the Humane Society of Morgan County will cover the cost of my treatment, I'd just like a home to recoup in.

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

Humane Society of Morgan County
1170 Fairground Road
Morgan County Madison, GA 30650 MAP IT!

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706-343-9977

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-09-00455Sadie (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Needs Vaccinations 

    Sweet, sweet Sadie has always been somewhat timid (a 'fear barker.') But once she warms up to her primary human, she's a real lovebug. Lives with several other dogs who are bullying her. She needs a quiet home with LOTS of TLC! Please consider her for her furever home. I am moving out of state in two months (November) & can only take 4 of my 5 dogs! HELP HER FIND A GOOD HOME!!!

     Animal Location:

Douglas County Douglasville, GA MAP IT!

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Rachelle Wright 770-549-6348

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-29-00273Boots (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Cats, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Neutered 

    Great snuggler and companion, A dog that just makes your bad day better. One of the most loyal and loving animal you could ever want.

     Animal Location:

Barrow County Winder, GA MAP IT!

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Vincent Pellegrini 706-352-0839

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Animal ID: 1661Noella (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Adult

Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Noella is a young, playful Rat Terrier-Whippet mix about 3 years old and 27 lbs. Fun is Noella's formula for life, and she'll draw you in with her big smile and inviting play bow for a romp in the yard, toy chasing, or even a gentle wrestle. Highly sensitive and sweetly affectionate, she will be happy to join you for a quiet rest too. She is reliably house-trained, has some lovely house manners, and is learning to modulate her naturally exuberant bark. Noella gets along well with the familiar dogs who live with her. She is crate-trained, but she can also be trusted loose in the house when she's home alone (as long as your counters are clear ... (Read More)of food). She even knows how to use a potty pad. She is a calm car traveler and loves long walks in a harness and exploring nature trails. As adorable as she is, Noella does have some behavior challenges. A fenced yard is required since she is afraid of unfamiliar people and dogs, and she can bark and/or lunge in fear while on leash. She has bitten strangers who came into her home. She has safely and lovingly shared a home with children, but currently cannot be trusted around children she does not know. She is being worked with on these issues, and New Rattitude offers behavior modification coaching and support to adopters. Despite her fear issues, Noella is a cuddly doll at home with her people, and she knows how to love big and have fun. See more photos at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/noella . ========================================================================================If you are interested in adopting Noella, please go to New Rattitude's website at http://www.NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm, where there is detailed information and a link to our adoption application. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

New Rattitude
Bogart, GA 30601 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-24-00652Motley (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Neutered 

    Motley is such a sweet boy. He has never met a stranger. He is submissive and plays well with other dogs. He would love a place to run and be off the leash. He like make a great barn dog or a wonderful companion. He loves to cuddle.

     Animal Location:

Lumpkin County Dahlonega, GA MAP IT!

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Kim Wiggins 678588160

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-13-00400  (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered 

    Very playful, good with our Lab and kids. Not submissive or aggressive. Very sweet boy!

 Adoption Fee: $30 Animal Location:

Newton County Covington, GA MAP IT!

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Stephanie Johnson 7702653871

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-13-00214  (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Most Cats 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Needs Vaccinations 

    This is a hoarding case and all dogs must be gone by the 2nd of August. There are about 10 dogs left, males and females not fixed. A few are friendly and some are getting used to being touched. One is scared of all humans but I believe she will come around with a loving, patient owner. Please call or text as my email is down. Leave message if no answer-I will get back with you. All but 2 Are around a year old- the 2 older ones are very friendly. Text for pictures of each one.

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Rockdale County Conyers, GA MAP IT!

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Susie McFarlin 6784875436

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-06-00200 

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Most Cats 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Intact (Needs to be Fixed), Needs Vaccinations 

    Too many to list. If interested please text me for pictures.

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Rockdale County Conyers, GA MAP IT!

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Susie McFarlin 6784875436

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-06-00194  (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Most Cats 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Needs Vaccinations 

    Female- needs to be worked with a little. She has trust issues. Loves to run and play

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Rockdale County Conyers, GA MAP IT!

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Susie McFarlin 6784875436

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Rescue Me ID: 16-06-15-00621Ziggy (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Very playful, healthy, energetic full-blooded rat terrier with beautiful facial markings. Good with everyone and most other dods. Very obedient and house trained. Comes with medium cage, toys, leash, two harnesses and food

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

Douglas County Douglasville, GA MAP IT!

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John Redding 678-545-8302

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Rescue Me ID: 16-06-04-00457Tessa (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Tessa is a 5 months old Dachshund/ Rat Terrier mix puppy. She is cute as a button. she and 20 others were seized at a hoarding place. She will be ready for adoption by July. Her adoption fee is $ 250 which includes 2 rounds of vaccines, deworming, spay and micro chip. She is a very sweet and calm little girl who is great with dogs an cats. She is shy at first but will warm up after a short one on one.She currently weighs 8 lbs and fully grown probably not more than 12 lbs. She is not housebroken yet as he is still a baby and had never had any training since he came from a terrible place. Please send us an e mail to receive an ... (Read More)application. We are operating on appointments with pre approved adopters only! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Paws and Stars Animal Rescue
Gwinnett County Lawrenceville, GA 30046 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-06-04-00325Nico (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Nico is a 6 months old Rat Terrier/ Chihuahua mix puppy. He is cute as a button. He and 20 others were seized at a hoarding place. We are looking for an experienced dog person who is patient enough to let him settle in. We are also looking for a home where he has another dog friend as he is very depending on a dog he gets along with as his comfort zone. Low traffic home with no small children because he would get scared and hide. Once he is comfortable and settled in, he is an absolute snuggle big and the perfect companion for a rainy day on the couch. His adoption fee is $ 250 which includes all rounds of vaccines, deworming,heartworm ... (Read More)test, neuter and micro chip. He is a very sweet and calm little boy who is great with dogs an cats. He currently weighs 7 lbs and fully grown probably not more than 12 lbs. He is housebroken as well. Please send us an e mail to receive an application. We are operating on appointments with pre approved adopters only! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Paws and Stars Animal Rescue
Gwinnett County Lawrenceville, GA 30046 MAP IT!

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Animal ID: 1352BlueBelle (female)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Beautiful BlueBelle is a unique lady looking for a very special family. She was born into puppy mill conditions and lived almost four years birthing puppies in a deprived environment. She is around 6 years old and a small 12 lbs. BlueBelle was classified as semiferal and overcame many challenges to learn to live in a home and have minimal interactions with humans. She is still learning and needs a family who understands how best to gently, patiently help her adapt. BlueBelle has lived peacefully with a cat and lives with family dogs and a changing roster of foster dogs. She can be adamant about keeping her space to herself around other dogs ... (Read More)and can also snuggle or act playful with those same dogs when she's in the mood. She will need at least one dog companion to help her feel at home and show her the doggie routine. She is house trained in her current environment. She would appreciate an adult-only home that tends to be calm and can let her safely grow at her own pace. To give you an idea of her pace, it took 18 months for BlueBelle to ask to be petted. She still has many fears and a phobia of thunder. She does not yet walk on leash. Her exercise currently consists of walking a large yard, jumping and racing around the house in anticipation of a meal, and some rehab exercises. BlueBelle is finishing rehabilitation for a healed back issue and for luxating patellae ('dislocating knees,' common in small dogs). If you are looking for a sweet dog to love and nurture while carefully helping to widen her world, BlueBelle is your girl. For more photos and information, see http://www.imageevent.com/newrattitude/bluebelle . ========================================================================================If you are interested in adopting BlueBelle, please go to New Rattitude's website at http://www.NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm, where there is detailed information and a link to our adoption application. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

New Rattitude
Bogart, GA 30601 MAP IT!

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Animal ID: 1540Perrito (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Patience is a virtue, they say, so Perrito must be one virtuous pup! You see, he's been waiting and waiting for a VPH (very precious human) to adopt him so that together they can enjoy the beautiful relationship that only a special dog and an equally special person can experience. Perrito can be a mellow fellow, enjoying ambling walks, sitting by your side, and following you around the house, and he can be a delightfully devilish dynamo, entertaining you by tugging, chasing, and pouncing on his favorite toys with terrier gusto! So what, then, is special about Perrito and why does he need a special person to love and care for him? Well, in ... (Read More)addition to packing a huge, quirky, lovable personality into his short, adorable 8-lb. body, this tiny 10-year-old powerhouse also comes with some behavioral and medical issues. He's house-trained, but he also has a condition that doesn't give him much time between feeling the need to urinate and the act itself, so when he has to go, he has to go NOW--no waiting around for a leash to be put on. (He'd appreciate a fenced yard and, if you have to leave him alone for more than a couple of hours, an enclosed indoor space with pee pads.) In addition, Perrito walks politely on leash and likes to meet new people as long as they don't touch him. You might say he has a thing about being touched. He doesn't like to be touched by surprise or handled in certain ways, and because he has bitten in these situations, he can't be adopted to a home with preteen children. On the other hand, once he knows you well, he'll request an ear scratch or back massage. You should see him melt into a good back massage (of course he'll tell you how to perform it to his specifications). Perrito gets along with the six other dogs in his foster home, but he can be grouchy and will guard his food and toys. Nevertheless, if you need to leave him home alone, he should have another dog companion because he seems to have a fear of abandonment. He's also afraid of being left outside and will feel more secure when you're outdoors with him. To complicate matters a bit, Perrito has had multiple bouts of pancreatitis (chronic pancreatitis) and needs a special raw diet provided in four small daily meals, along with supplements. He also takes fluoxetine (generic Prozac) for Canine Compulsive Disorder. His food and medication needs add up to about $70 per month, not an exorbitant cost, but a significant one, especially when your time and responsibilities are factored in. Perrito's foster person is ready to work with you to help him transition to his real, forever home. Don't feel sorry for him because of his special needs, but DO take a look at the pictures and videos of him at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/perrito . When you see this tough little dude 'recycling' bottles or playing catch with his ball, you'll be touched by his indomitable spirit. And maybe, just maybe, (despite the chance that he won't want to cuddle with you), you'll be special enough to know that Perrito deserves not to be kept waiting any longer. ========================================================================================If you are interested in adopting Perrito, please go to New Rattitude's website at http://www.NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm, where there is detailed information and a link to our adoption application. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

New Rattitude
Athens, GA 30601 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 13-12-20-00057Star (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adult Women Only 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Star is very shy at the beginning but once she knows you she will overwhelm with cuddles and love. She loves to play with her brothers and sisters. Since she is a mix of Australian Cattle dog and terrier she can be very stubborn, so she needs a strong Hand. Best would be an single, older but active Lady looking for a loving companion that does not have a lot of male foot traffic. She is great with kids but I would prefer older once (over 10). For some unknown reason Star is terrified for man. Star is not very tall about knee high (35-40 lb) and is create trained. If you are interested in Star please contact me at Siems@bellsouth.net or call ... (Read More)770-714-2880 (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

K9 Rescue League
Gwinnett County Lawrenceville, GA 30044 MAP IT!

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Rat Terrier in Georgia
    Rat Terrier Dogs can make good pets in Georgia if they match your IifestyIe. The Rat Terrier is a small breed of hunting dog also sometimes known as a Feist. Rat Terriers are vivacious, playful, and bold. This breed is great with children. Adult Rat Terriers adapt well to adoption. Rat Terriers are very smart and trainable. This breed can live in an apartment but needs plenty of vigorous exercise each day. Rat Terriers enjoy romping in a fenced yard, but because they are enthusiastic diggers, fences should be buried or reinforced around the base.

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    A single Rat Terrier can kill thousands of rodents in just a few hours. Teddy Roosevelt named the Rat Terrier breed. The Rat Terrier was one of the most popular Depression-era working dog breeds.

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Georgia Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)

DeKalb County - Decatur, Georgia 30035
DeKalb County Humane Society 770-593-1155

Forsyth County - Cumming 30040
Coal Mountain Animal Hospital 770-888-6757

Forsyth County - Cumming, GA 30041
PetVet of Cumming 770-887-1565

Cobb County - Marietta, GA 30060
Humane Society of Cobb County 770-428-9882

Cobb County - Marietta 30064
Cat Care Hospital 770-424-6369

Cobb County - Marietta 30067
SANTA - Spay and Neuter Team of Atlanta 678-354-7200

Dekalb County - Stone Mountain, Georgia 30087
Loving Touch Animal Center 770-498-5956

Dekalb County - Stone Mountain, Georgia 30087
SpayGeorgia 770-662-4479

Carroll County - Carrollton, GA 30112
Carroll County Humane Society 770-830-2763

Paulding County - Dallas, Georgia 30132
Paulding Humane Society 770-448-6806

Paulding County - Dallas 30132
Paulding County Animal Control 770-445-1511

Cherokee County - Woodstock, GA 30188
Cherokee County Humane Society 770-928-5115

Cherokee County - Woodstock 30189
Townlake Animal Hospital 770-591-9500

Rockdale County - Conyers 30207
Conyers-Rockdale Humane Society 770-922-4618

DeKalb/Fulton County - Atlanta 30318
Atlanta Humane Society 404-875-6420

Dekalb/Fulton County - Atlanta, Georgia 30333
No More Homeless Pets 404-292-8800

DeKalb County - Atlanta 30360
Project Catsnip 770-455-7077

Coweta County - Carnesville, Georgia 30521
Humane Society of North Georgia 706-282-9528

Clarke County - Athens 30608
Pet Assistance & Welfare Society 706-310-0663

Madison/Oglethorpe County - Danielsville 30633
Madison-Oglethorpe Animal Shelter 706-795-2868

Richmond County - Augusta, Georgia 30904
CSRA Life Saver 706-373-8348

Atlanta Counties - Atlanta, Georgia 31145
Project Catsnip - Mobile Clinic 770-448-6806

Chatham County - Savannah, Georgia 31410
Savannah Animal Welfare and Rescue 912-920-8605

Dougherty County - Albany, Georgia 31705
Albany Pet Partners 229-432-0717

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