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Rescue Me ID: 15-03-14-00427Shelby (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Adult Women Only 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Needs Vaccinations, Fearful/Anxious 

    I got shelby from a rescue group 4 years ago,she was part of an animal hoarding case and had been very neglected and mistreated. She is extremely affectionate once she gets to know you but most of the time only warms up completely to women. She would be a perfect companion for a single women with older or no children. She is not aggressive just very submissive. She needs to be in a home with a fenced yard or walked on a leash, has never needed any of this at my home and will come to me when I call her but if a man scares her and she can get outside she will run! She stays in a kennel while I work and prefers to sleep in the bed with you but ... (Read More)does fine in her kennel as well. Overall she is just a sweet little girl who just wants to be loved! My family has had to make some VERY unfortunate decisions about living arrangements and I can only keep one dog and my senior boxer needs more of my care right now. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

Henderson County hendersonville, NC MAP IT!

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Brittany pearson 8286759875

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Animal ID: 15-02-22-00408Charlie (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Adult

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

    Charlie is a 9 YO, male, neutered Jack Russell /Rat Terrior Mix in Rutherford County, NC. His owners had to surrender him when they moved and couldn't take him with them. Charlie's heart worm negative, UTD on shots, house-trained, in perfect health, and gets along great with other dogs, cats, and children. He would do well with an active family. This is a sweet, loving boy who wants to belong to a family again. Don't let his age fool you...Charlie can act just like a puppy, then calm down and be a lap dog, a perfect combination!

 Adoption Fee: 50 Animal Location:

PAWS RC
Rutherford County Lake Lure, NC 28746 MAP IT!

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Gale Wilson 828-691-3566.

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Animal ID: 1560Bambi (female)

Rat Terrier    Age: Young Adult

Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Hello, my name is Bambi. I am just 6 months old, and I currently weigh 11 lbs. I'm pretty confident that while my adorable face may have drawn you in, my sweet personality will really seal the deal. I am a very energetic little girl, who loves to play all the time! If I am not playing, then you can probably find me curled up sleeping from all the playing I have been doing. Humans are my favorite thing to play with. I live in a home with two human children, and I think they are pretty rad. They play with me and throw my toys, which are my next favorite thing. Toys just make my tail wag, and foster mom says there is nothing cuter than a puppy ... (Read More)shaking a stuffed squeaky toy. There are other dogs here, too, and we play and get along, although I sometimes sound a little bossy. Anyway, if you have kids, I would be super happy to play with them. Just remember, though, that since I am still a puppy, I need to continue to learn puppy manners, so a class where I get to socialize would be a lot of fun! I know how to go potty outside and get to go through this cool doggie door to explore. At night, I sleep in a crate with a stuffed monkey, which I love! Now that you've spent some time with me, you've fallen in love, I'm sure. So what are you waiting for? If you want to see more of my adorable cute face, then check me out at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/bambi . ========================================================================================If you are interested in adopting Bambi, 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
Raleigh, NC 27603 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-02-13-00317Tink (female)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Tri colored female. 8 yrs. Old Gets along with smaller dogs. Likes to snuggle. Nervous in public at first. Then settles down..comes when called. Goes to crate.. Just recently vetted.

 Adoption Fee: $85.00 Animal Location:

Lincoln County Lincolnton, NC MAP IT!

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Laura McSwaim 9802417474

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Rescue Me ID: 15-02-12-00434Peanut (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: Needs to be Neutered, Needs Vaccinations 

    This sweet little rescue dog needs a great forever home. He is approximately 2 years old and is loving, gets along with other dogs, cats, adults and children. He will be neutered and vetted soon. We are asking for a re-homing fee and that we be allowed to contact your veterinarian for a reference to ensure a great home.

     Animal Location:

Gaston County Gastonia, NC 28052 MAP IT!

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Jill Pegram 704-577-1475

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Rescue Me ID: 15-02-03-00330Kaleb (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

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

    Brown and white male Rat Terrier full of energy and very loving and affectionate. Weighs approximately 20 lbs. Very intelligent, utilizes a bell to let you know when he needs to go 'outside'. Last vet check up was August 2014. Only health issue is he has developed glaucoma in his right eye.

 Adoption Fee: $50.00 Animal Location:

Mecklenburg County Charlotte, NC MAP IT!

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Mariely Bermudez 203-984-8599

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Rescue Me ID: 15-02-01-00209Penny (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Meet your lucky Penny. Penny is a 20 pound Rat Terrier, approximately 2 years old. She is a recent mother of 4 precious puppies that have found forever homes. Penny was a stray, and was on the run living outdoors for more than half of her pregnancy. She moved into her foster home had puppies and has become a wonderful house dog that is house trained, loves going for walks, is crate trained and loves snuggling and is great with every person or dog she has been around. Penny is now looking for her forever home. Penny is UTD on her shots, and will be spayed in a couple weeks when her milk is dried up. Her adoption fee is 195.00. Please ... (Read More)contact the Humane Society of Union County for more information or go to www.hs-uc.org and fill out an application. (Less)

     Animal Location:

Humane Society Of Union County
PO Box 101
Union County Monroe, NC 28111 MAP IT!

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Please contact Barbara Blair 704-281-2289;
or Barbara Bigham 704-283-9126 for additional information regarding this dog or any dog you may be interested in. You can complete a Adoption Application by visiting our website.

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Rescue Me ID: 15-01-31-00042Max (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

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

    Max's owner is having to move and she can not take him with her. She has until Sunday to find him a home or he will have to go to the shelter. Please contact Tonya as soon as possible so Max can be rescued!!!!!!!!!

     Animal Location:

Rockingham County Madison, NC MAP IT!

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Tonya Ortega 336-423-9737

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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-26-00446BooBoo (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Boo-Boo is a 4/5 year old rat terrier/chi mix. He can be a bit nippy and has a very fiesty personality. However, if Boo-Boo knows you and truly loves you, all he will do is give you kisses. **no home with kids for Boo** if you're interested in BooBoo please contact us.

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Rowan County Salisbury, NC 28147 MAP IT!

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HowtoSave Alife

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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-26-00442Willie (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Puppy

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

    Willie is a 2 year old rat terrier who has been through a lot in his life and now gets possessive over his toys' blankets. etc. Willie has improved quite a bit since he's been here with us and now he even gives kisses! Willie is wonderful with other dogs. *a home with no kids is preferred for Willie* If interested in Willie please contact us.

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Rowan County Salisbury, NC 28147 MAP IT!

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HowtoSave Alife

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Animal ID: 1445Kelsey (female)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

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

    Imagine sitting outside as the sun comes up, sipping morning coffee, with an adoring canine companion at your side. Faithful Kelsey is THAT kind of dog! Not one to hog your lap, this gentle 15-lb, 2-year-old is content to enjoy your company. And she knows what it means to be a lady--greeting you with a wag of the tail instead of jumping on you in excitement, and using a doggie door to do her business outside. Kelsey loves to cuddle in bed although she can be quite the bed hog, sprawled out and giving you a big kiss when you awake. How can one resist such a beautiful big brown-eyed girl with her shiny red coat, white socks, and a scarf to ... (Read More)match? This is a beauty who needs no airbrush for her photogenic poise. Kelsey will be very mindful of you and want to watch over you, occasionally sounding an alarm, which makes her an excellent watch dog, but never barking obsessively. She needs a home with a dog-savvy person who has the patience to let her learn to trust on her own terms. Because of her intense anxiety toward strangers, Kelsey will need a local adoption. Once she overcomes her anxiety and builds the relationship, she will be emotionally tied to you for life. That's just the kind of girl Kelsey is. She would love to sign up for training with you to help build the bond, gain confidence, and overcome distrust. Through her new experiences she will keep growing and that beautiful spark that her foster mom sees and appreciates will shine through for you, too. Kelsey is good with other dogs that she trusts and even wrestles with an active fellow foster brother, but having other canine companions isn't a must for her because she really prefers the companionship of her special human. So put that cup of coffee down for a minute, check out more photos of Kelsey at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/kelsey, and apply to share Kelsey's life journey. ========================================================================================If you are interested in adopting Kelsey, 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
Raleigh, NC 27603 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 12-12-08-00117BB (female)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current, Fearful/Anxious 

    BB is one of the sweetest girls you ever wanted to meet. He number one skill is sleeping close to you at night. Second would be sitting in your lap while you pet her. Unfortunately, as our family has grown so has the pet population. BB has not adapted well at all. We've even met with a behaviorist. BB needs to be an only dog. It was amazing to watch her shine with the trainer. The ideal placement would be retired or divorced person looking for a buddy.BB does not have a mean bone in her body. I cheked questionable with kids was because in her nervousness, i cant take anything for granted.

 Adoption Fee: $150Bb Animal Location:

Craven County New Bern, NC 28562 MAP IT!

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Michelle Dismuke 2522596512

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Rat Terrier in North Carolina
    Rat Terrier Dogs can make good pets in North Carolina 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. Rat Terriers are often mistaken for Jack Russells. The Rat Terrier was one of the most popular Depression-era working dog breeds.

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North Carolina Animal Rescue
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Davie County - Mocksville, NC 27028
Humane Society of Davie County 336-751-5214

Forsyth County - Winston-Salem 27103
Forsyth Humane Society 336-721-1303

Orange/Wake/Durham County - Mebane, NC 27302
Animal Protection Society 919-304-2300

Rockingham County - Wentworth, North Carolina 27375
Rockingham Humane Society 336-349-4379

Guilford County - Greensboro, North Carolina 27405
Triad Spay-Neuter Clinic 336/375-6080

Guilford County - Greensboro, North Carolina 27429
Feral Cat Assistance Program 336-378-0878

Wake County - Cary, North Carolina 27512
Operation Catnip 919-460-0610

Wayne County - Goldsboro, NC 27530
Wayne County Humane Society 919-736-PETS

Wake County - New Hill 27562
SNAP-NC 919-783-SNAP

Johnston County - Smithfield 27577
Johnston County Animal Protection 919-989-7601

Wake County - Raleigh 27603
SPCA of Wake County 919-772-2326

Wake/Durham/Orange/Person County - Raleigh 27605
AnimalKind 919-870-1660

Wake County - Raleigh 27616
SAFE Haven For Cats 919-872-1128

Wake County - Raleigh, North Carolina 27675
Operation Catnip 919-779-7247

Pitt County - Greenville, NC 27836
Saving Graces 4 Felines 252-321-8839

Wilson County - Wilson, North Carolina 27895
Wilson County Humane Society 252-243-2566

Cabarrus County - Concord 28025
Humane Society of Concord 704-784-4434

Cabarrus County - Concord, NC 28025
Cabarrus Spay Neuter Clinic 704-784-6304

Gaston County - Gastonia 28055
Animal League of Gaston County 704-718- 4673

Union County - Monroe, North Carolina 28111
Humane Society of Union County 704-283-9126

Rowan County - Salisbury 28145
Humane Society of Rowan County 704-636-5700

Anson County - Wadesboro, North Carolina 28170
Humane Society of Anson County 704-695-3116

Mecklenburg County - Charlotte, North Carolina 28203
Humane Society of Charlotte 704-333-4130

Mecklenburg County - Charlotte 28247
Friends of Felines 704-348-1578

New Hanover County - Castle Hayne 28429
Friends of Felines 910-452-6721

Onslow County - Jacksonville, NC 28540
Carolina Animal Protection Society 252-422-6770

Craven County - New Bern 28563
Colonial Capital Humane Society 252-633-0146

Watauga County - Boone, North Carolina 28607
Wautauga Humane Society 828-264-7865

Avery County - Newland 28657
Avery Humane Society 828-733-6312

Polk/Landrum County - Columbus, NC 28722
Foothills Humane Society 828-863-4444

Madison County - Marshall 28753
Friends of Madison County Animals 828-649-9798

Buncombe County - Skyland, North Carolina 28776
Animal Compassion Network 828-258-4820

Mitchell County - Spruce Pine 28777
Mitchell County Animal Rescue 828-765-6952

Jackson County - Sylva, North Carolina 28779
Jackson County Humane Society 828-586-5647

Haywood County - Waynesville 28786
Haywood Animal Welfare Assn 828-452-1329

Buncombe County - Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Humane Alliance Spay/Neuter Clinic 828-252-8804

Buncombe County - Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Humane Alliance of Western NC 828-252-2079

Cherokee County - Marble, NC 28905
Western Carolina Spay-Neuter Clinic 828-837-2304

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