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Rescue Me ID: 17-08-15-00307Harriet (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Senior

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

    She is good with children. Knows come here, stay, heal. Walks well on leash, is energetic and playful. Likes car rides. Please be gentle with me, As you can see my skin doesn't look so good. My neck and face seem uncomfortable, I'm not a huge fan of my front paws being touched, but never growled or snapped. I can be picked up. PLEASE use two hands, one under front legs / chest and one to support my back end, I let out a little yelp by my belly.

 Adoption Fee: $90 Animal Location:

Aurora Animal Control and Care
600 S. River St.
Kane County Aurora, IL 60506 MAP IT!

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Animal ID: 1971Cooper (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Hi, my name is Cooper, and I'm a 6-year-old 22-lb. snuggle bug. I love being around people and will follow you wherever you go. While I like getting all the attention, I will make room for any other dogs or cats in your household. I come when I'm called, and I'm good in a crate though I prefer being loose in the house. I've had almost no potty accidents indoors, and I have good inside manners and only chew on my toys. (Speaking of toys, I really love the ones that look like animal skins without any stuffing.) I am pretty quiet, so if you live in close quarters, do not worry; I will not annoy your neighbors with barking. I would love to go ... (Read More)exploring and taking walks with you. And while I might be a little skittish of the cars that pass by, I'll be a super good boy if we're traveling in a car. In fact, I'll be a super good, friendly, playful, lovable Rat Terrier every minute of the day as long as I have someone just like you to love. What do you say? If my eloquent words have not yet convinced you, then check out more pics of my handsome self at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/cooper. ------------------------------------------------------ IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ADOPTING COOPER, 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
Lincoln, IL 62656 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 17-07-29-00180Arya (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Meet ARYA!! Arya is the most adorable spaniel/terrier mix who is the perfect apartment size dog. She is a year old and weighs about 12lbs and should remain around 15lbs. Arya has a medium coat that would require some brushing. Arya is super playful and loves toys, she is great with everyone and is learning what it is to live with cats. Arya is being crate trained and polishing up on potty training in her foster home- but Is in search for her forever family to cuddle with. We think Arya would make a great family pet. To meet this sweetheart, email bowwowrevolution@gmail.com for an application.

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Bow Wow Revolution
Cook County Chicago, IL 60630 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 17-06-22-00305bowow (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: High Energy, Very Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Bowwow is very high energy and a loyal dog to his owner. he is not good with kids or other dogs.

     Animal Location:

Cook County chicago, IL MAP IT!

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Ann Haffner 3128109778

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Rescue Me ID: 17-05-16-00177Caroll (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    
 Adoption Fee: $395.00 Animal Location:

Saving His Angels
McHenry County Lake In The Hills, IL MAP IT!

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773-419-4819

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Animal ID: 15-01-05-00483Doug and Sue (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Young Adult

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

    Doug and Susan are a pair of adorable yet shy rat terrier siblings looking for a loving guardian. We don't what kind of situation Doug and Susan came from, but they are much more trusting of other dogs than they are of people. Doug is nine pounds and Susan is only seven pounds. They were turned into Chicago Animal Care and Control by their family. I'm assuming the family had a lot of dogs and didn't spend much time socialized them with people. So, Doug and Susan are looking for a patient dog-lover to take them under their wing for training to boost their confidence and a lot of love. They groom each other, snuggle together, and never let ... (Read More)each other out of view. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Famous Fido Rescue & Adoption Alliance
5430 N. Clark Street
Cook County Chicago, IL 60640 MAP IT!

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Gloria Lissner (773) 907-0305;
Martha Hack (773) 690-2881

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Rescue Me ID: 14-12-02-00469Trixie (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: High Energy, Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    All Trixie wants for Christmas is a real home who will love and care for her forever! Trixie was dumped with her mom and siblings on a rural road and then in a no kill very rural shelter for a year with no socializing. She is shy of strangers, better in a home without children not because she's bad but because she wouldn't know how to act around them. Once she adjusted to being handled she was very easy to leash train, crate train and all around did great and has a more confident energetic personality then her 2 sisters. She tends to bark at things when she is outside or hears something, hunting dog personality. Quite when crated and in the ... (Read More)house, but would probably bark at things outside a window if she could see something. She was intimidated by our bossy cat, current on vaccinations, spayed, and microchipped. She was heartworm negative when tested last year and has been on preventative. She's good with the dogs she is with but will be bossy with them if she can get away with it. She is dominant over her very shy, submissive sister. She really doesn't know any commands but would love someone who would like to teach her some fun tricks, and that there are other great people out there besides us. She is now almost 2 years old and weighs 28 pounds. Vet's phone number you use currently or in the past is required to adopt for a reference. We have 30 rescued dogs of all sizes all praying for a real home! Please do not consider a dog for Christmas unless you want a dog as a family member for its whole life. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

Macoupin County Brighton, IL 62012 MAP IT!

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Laurel grench 618-372-7547

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Rat Terrier in Illinois
    Rat Terrier Dogs can make good pets in Illinois 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. The Rat Terrier was one of the most popular Depression-era working dog breeds.

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Illinois Animal Rescue
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McHenry County - McHenry, IL 60051
Animal Outreach Society 815-385-0005

Lake County - Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
Orphans of the Storm 847-634-0022

Lake County - Waukegan, Illinois 60085
Lake County Animal Protection 847-740-3977

Kane County - Dundee 60118
Stop the Overpopulation of Pets 847-622-4136

DuPage County - Glen Ellyn 60137
Animal Rescue Foundation 630-469-4121

Kane County - St. Charles, IL 60174
Homes for Endangered and Lost Pets 630-879-8500

Kane County - S Elgin, Illinois 60177
Anderson Animal Shelter 847-697-2880

Cook County - Evanston 60204
CARE for the Evanston Animal Shelter 847-705-2653

Cook County - Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411
South Suburban Humane Society 708-755-7387

Cook County - Chicago, Illinois 60415
Animal Welfare League 773-667-0088

Cook County - Tinley Park 60477
People's Animal Welfare Society 815-464-7298

Cook County - Chicago 60610
The Anti-Cruelty Society 312-644-8338

Cook County - Chicago, Illinois 60623
Lurie Family Spay/Neuter Clinic 773-521-7729

Cook County - Chicago Ridge, Illinois 60623
Animal Welfare League 708-636-8586

Cook County - Chicago, IL 60640
Tree House Animal Foundation 773-784-5488

Cook County - Chicago, IL 60660
Felines, Inc. 773-465-4132

Kankakee County - Kankakee 60901
Kankakee County Humane Society 815-933-5999

Winnebago County - Rockford, Illinois 61101
Humane Society of Winnebago County 815-749-1400

Winnebago County - Rockford 61103
Winnegabo County Animal Services 815-877-3073

Rock Island County - Milan, Illinois 61264
Quad City Animal Welfare Center 309-787-6830

Rock Island County - Milan, IL 61264
Humane Society of Rock Island County 309-787-6830

Rock Island County - Moline 61265
Better Pets Clinic 309-764-5489

Knox County - Galesburg 61401
Knox County Humane Society 309-342-1275

Champaign County - Savoy 61874
CatSNAP 217-353-5243

Madison County - Bethalto, IL 62010
Bethalto Spay Clinic 618-377-2420

Adams County - Quincy, IL 62301
Quincy Humane Society 217-228-1422

Jackson County - Murphysboro, IL 62966
Humane Society of Southern Illinois 618-457-2362

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