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Rescue Me ID: 18-03-20-00203Tony Danza (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered 

    TONY DANZA is a super fast super sweet 6 year Italian Greyhound mix of about 12 lbs. He needs a home with loving people who understand his adorable little self and have the energy to exercise him regularly. True to his breed, TONY D is agile and slippery so he needs a home that is far from traffic and fenced in. He can outrun cats, bikes, and all humans. Although TONY has the spirit to run, he is a hugely cute and happy snuggler. TONY gets along with most smaller dogs, but not cats. He is completely housebroken, neutered and up to date on all his vaccines. Sadly, Tony was abandoned by his family due to divorce and then became a victim of ... (Read More)the recent floods. He slept and played with his two children and ran with his adults and would love another home where he could cuddle and have daily exercise. He is exceptionally sweet and easily makes those around him smile. If you fit the bill, please contact (Less)

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Hunterdon County Lambertvile, NJ, NJ 08530 MAP IT!


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Rescue Me ID: 18-03-05-00052Mollie (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 

    I am coming to Pawsitively Furever Dog Rescue on 3/17/18. If you are interested please complete an adoption application at in order to be approved for meet and greet and take me home that day. Adoption fee includes all age appropriate vaccines, spay/neuter if of age. Please visit our webpage, for application Hi!! My name is Mollie. I am a JRT/rat terrier mix I am about 1 1/2 years old.. I am super sweet and love attention. I get along with dogs. Good with kids and People. Adoption fee is $375 Rescuer makes no explicit or implicit guarantees in reference to the health, ... (Read More)temperament and/or the breed of the dog. The dog is adopted 'as is', and the adopter assumes all responsibility for treatment of any and all existing conditions or any other conditions of physical or temperament changes that may occur. Rescuer will provide the dog with the basic vaccines, heart worm test and sterilization before adoption if the age and current health of the dog permits. While the rescuer makes every effort to place only healthy animals, the rescuer cannot guarantee the health of any animal, and shall not be held responsible for any medical expenses that may be incurred. Rescuer will provide information received from the veterinarian exam, observations on the temperament of the animal and a best guess of the breed. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $375 Animal Location:

Pawsitively Furever Dog Rescue
Bergen County Hackensack, NJ 07601 MAP IT!

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Urgent: This animal could be euthanized if not adopted soon.

Rescue Me ID: 17-12-02-00088Petunia (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, Abused/Neglected,

    [Read About Natural Incontinence Care] Petunia is indeed a very special 9 month old, blue rat terrier mixed girl. Weighing 23lbs. She was rescued in June 2017 from a high kill shelter in Ga. unbeknown to our rescue organization Petunia had a previous spinal injury, consisted with being stomped on. Her spine fused abnormally and has left her with neurological damage. We've given petunia several medical therapies consisting of, chiropractic, Laser treatments and recently had a wheelchair donated from Walkin Wheels and one of our alumni rescue family . She is able to walk somewhat, but falls and rolls constantly. The new wheelchair has helped her emencly. She can run, and ... (Read More)explore her new found surroundings. Rescue is no place for this very special girl. She needs a family of her own. Petunia need a very special forever home who can provide her with the care she will need in a daily basis. SEE HER ORIGINAL YOUTUBE VIDEO PRIOR TO RECEIVING A WHEELCHAIR A family who's previously had or has experience with a canine whom requires a wheelchair and issues with incontinent issues. We know their is a special family out there somewhere and we are desperately search for proper placement. She is a very happy playful girl. Who loves human companionship and affection. Fee includes the following. Fully vetted. Spayed, all vaccines including her rabies vaccine, wormed, microchip, heart worm, flea and tick prevention. Health certificate and transport fee. For more information please feel free to call us at 1-803-552-3179 If interested in possible becoming Petunias forever family. Please submit a pre adopt questionnaire found on our website (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $450.00 Animal Location:

2 Hands Saving 4 Paws
375 Paterson Ave
Bergen County Wallington, NJ 07057 MAP IT!


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PIease Read Before Adopting a Rat Terrier in New Jersey
    Rat Terrier Dogs can make good pets in New Jersey 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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Passaic County - Clifton, NJ 07012
Passaic County Spay/Neuter Van Coalition 973-454-1625

Union County - Hillside, NJ 07205
People for Animals 973-282-0890

Hudson County - Jersey City 07303
The Hudson County Animal League 201-200-1008

Hudson County - Jersey City, New Jersey 07307
Animal Relief Foundation Fund 866-841-9139

Passaic County - W Milford 07480
West Milford Animal Shelter Society 973-728-2859

Bergen County - Teterboro, NJ 07608
Bergen County Animal Shelter Home 201-229-4600

Monmouth County - Eatontown, NJ 07724
Monmouth County SPCA 732-542-3125

Camden County - Voorhees, NJ 08043
Animal Welfare Association 856-424-2288

Ocean County - Manahawkin 08050
Ocean County Animal Facility (South) 609-978-0127

Burlington County - Medford, NJ 08055
Ace of Spays 609-654-2921

Gloucester County - Williamstown, New Jersey 08094
The Oasis Animal Sanctuary 856-262-1222

Ocean County - Ocean City 08226
Humane Society of Ocean City 609-399-2018

Atlantic County - Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Best Friends Veterinary Hospital 609-625-7922

Cumberland County - Vineland 08360
Cumberland County SPCA 856-691-1500

Atlantic County - Atlantic City 08401
Humane Society of Atlantic City 609-347-2487

Ocean County - Jackson, NJ 08527
Ocean County Animal Facility North 732-657-8086

Mercer County - Trenton, NJ 08625
New Jersey Dept of Health 609-292-7837

Ocean County - Brick, NJ 08723
Jersey Shore Animal Center 732-920-1600

Ocean County - Tom’s River, NJ 08753
East Coast NJ Spay Clinic 732-929-9449

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