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Animal ID: 17-02-24-00155Hugo & Simon (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 

    This very bonded pair that just lost their mom to Cancer. She was buried 5 days ago. Connie is caring for them so they can grieve in the home they have been in. Hugo is 5 yrs and is a shining star of an example of the the breed ,Sweet as sugar and gets along with every living soul. He does have a diet he needs to be on to promote healthy skin and fur. Other then that he does not even pull you on walks. OMG I LOVE THIS BOY. Simon is 3 and has been with Hugo his entire life. He is a full blooded Rat Terrier that is simply fun and loving. These are dream dogs for families with children Their mom was especially caring and sharing of her ... (Read More)entire home with them, Both completely house trained. It is our hope and wish to allow these two to remain together. Plenty of pictures and videos available. You may speak to Connie as well since she knows these dogs very well. Please call or text for additional information. Thank you for considering adoption. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250.00 Animal Location:

Pet ResQ 911
1116 Due West Ave North
Davidson County Madison, TN 37115 MAP IT!

Contact:
Nina Ground 615-305-4550

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Rescue Me ID: 17-02-07-00198Ziggy PENDING ADOPTION (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Ziggy is a delightful Rat Terrier boy who is approximately 5 years old. He is friendly and good with other dogs as well as all humans including children. **An application and home visit are required. Transport can potentially be arranged to approved homes. Please ask us for more information if you are not in Tennessee** **All of our pets are or will be spayed/neutered, up to date on all vaccines and micro-chipped prior to adoption. Please complete the application on our website and we will call you to answer any questions you may have.** Our adoption fees not only help the animal being adopted, but they also help to cover heart-worm ... (Read More)treatments and other treatable ailments that many animals, that would otherwise be euthanized, need to be made available for adoption. Thank you for choosing to adopt, foster, or aid in the rescue efforts of RARE! *****AN APPLICATION AND HOME VISIT ARE REQUIRED***** Please visit www.RuralAnimalRescueEffort.org for foster and adoption applications or for additional information. ***Please Note*** The breeds noted are guesses on the part of the volunteers of RARE based on the physical characteristics of the particular animal. We are not breed experts; therefore, the noted breeds may not be correct. (Less)

     Animal Location:

Rural Animal Rescue Effort
Williamson County Franklin, TN 37064 MAP IT!

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Trisha Crowley, President, Director: 716-430-7773

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Rescue Me ID: 17-01-25-00415Mazi (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current, Abused/Neglected 

    SPECIAL CASE! NEEDS ATTENTION! Mazi is a special needs dog who is very much in need of someone who is very patient! Experience with nervous dogs isn't a must but it is a bonus! Mazi is a three year old mix, who has a lot of love to offer but is VERY NERVOUS! She doesn't so well being put in a crate, or being cornered, she gets very scared. She is the kind of dog who needs her space sometimes, because she needs to learn to trust.

     Animal Location:

A Paw and A Prayer Rescue
Hamilton County Chattanooga, TN 37421 MAP IT!

Contact:
Judy - Founder/Director 423-718-0939 Eli - Foster co-ordinator - 423-827-6062

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


Rescue Me ID: 16-12-30-00138Baymax (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Abused/Neglected, Fearful/Anxious 

    Abandoned on property on March 2016, suspicious of men. Very energetic once trust is established. She is very sweet with me and my 2 toddlers. She plays with my other 2 larger dogs but she gets aggressive with them so i think she'd do better in a home without other pets. Currently kept outside and roams fields hunting but comes back home to sleep in heated dog house. Had a litter of pups in October. Please contact me for more info.

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

Polk County Old Fort, TN MAP IT!

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Lauren Hill 4237164478

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Animal ID: DobbieDobbie (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Meet Dobbie! He has come to us from a kill shelter when he only had moments to live. He shows how grateful he is everyday and is loving life in his foster home, but he is hoping his furever home is going to find him soon! Dobbie is a beautiful black and white boy who is a bit shy at first, but warms up quickly. He is about 1 1/2 years old and weights 26 lbs. His sweet face resembles the character 'Dobbie' from Harry Potter, with his soulful eyes and sometimes outward pointing ears. Dobbie likes to cuddle in bed with his foster mom and other dogs. He may bark at new people, but will warm up quickly once he has a little time with them. He is ... (Read More)very loving and fun. He loves his humans and also enjoys the company of other dogs and romping with them during play time. This sweet boy is looking for a family to call his own forever. Could it be you? Dobbie's adoption fee is $175.00. Please Apply via our website: RuralAnimalRescueEffort.org Email Address: RuralAnimalRescueEffort@gmail.com Dobbie is heartworm positive and he has already started on treatment. Heartworms are treatable and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding his treatment or the treatment in general. His treatment is covered under RARE. Please feel free to call us at 716-430-7773 if you have specific questions prior to completing the application. Otherwise, please complete the application and we will call you. **An application and home visit are required. Transport can potentially be arranged to approved homes. Please ask us for more information if you are not in Tennessee** **All of our pets are or will be spayed/neutered, up to date on all vaccines and micro-chipped prior to adoption. Please complete the application on our website and we will call you to answer any questions you may have.** Our adoption fees not only help the animal being adopted, but they also help to cover heart-worm treatments and other treatable ailments that many animals, that would otherwise be euthanized, need to be made available for adoption. Thank you for choosing to adopt, foster, or aid in the rescue efforts of RARE! *****AN APPLICATION AND HOME VISIT ARE REQUIRED***** Please visit www.RuralAnimalRescueEffort.org for foster and adoption applications or for additional information. ***Please Note*** The breeds noted are guesses on the part of the volunteers of RARE based on the physical characteristics of the particular animal. We are not breed experts; therefore, the noted breeds may not be correct. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $175.00 Animal Location:

Rural Animal Rescue Effort
Williamson County Franklin, TN 37064 MAP IT!

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Trisha Crowley, President, Director: 716-430-7773

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-04-00120Bandit (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Bandit is a 4 yr old Terrier mix. He is neutered, current on all vaccinations, wormed, heartworm tested negative, current on flea prevention, and microchipped. Bandit is good with other dogs, cats, and kids. He is a very playful and loving boy who loves to cuddle and sleep in the bed at night. He gives great kisses and is a complete lovebug. Bandit is housetrained to go outside and use a puppy pad in an emergency. There is an adoption application, adoption contract, and an adoption fee of $150. Vet reference and/or home check is required. Transport available to approved adopters.

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

New Life 4 Paws
Greene County Greeneville, TN MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-12-00346Banjo (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Banjo was left here at the clinic on our doorstep. We have had him for a year now. We did an heartworm test, and he was positive for ehrliciosis but has been on heartworm preventative since and seems to be healthy. He is aggressive towards dogs he does not know, but once he is warmed up with the other dogs he will get along with them. He is full of energy and is very sweet to people. We are not sure about children. Call Dr Franklin at 251-377-1968.

     Animal Location:

Sumner County nashville, TN MAP IT!

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evelyn franklin 251-377-1968

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Animal ID: 16-07-24-00193Hannah (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Hannah is an adorable medium sized 30 pound cute as a Boston Terrier mix. She is a mix of Boston Terrier and Pit Bull Terrier. She does not really care for other dogs and so would be best as an only dog. She is agreat girl in a home with no animals. She is not a fan of crates at all, but is housetrained. She was taken to animal control after her owner was arrested. We had to save this girl. It wasn't her fault. Hannah's adoption fee is $200. This covers her medical expense including spay, microchip, vaccines (rabies, bordatella, parvo/distemper), deworming, heartworm test and flea/tick and slow kill heartworm med. She tested light ... (Read More)positive for heartworms but we are treating her with the slow kill method and will continue to do so even after she is adopted until she tests positive. If you are interested in Miss Hannah, apply for her at www.lifehouse.petfinder.com. If you have questions email us at lifehouserescue@gmail.com or call us at 615-310-5996. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

Lifehouse Animal Refuge and Rehabilitation
Wilson County Mt Juliet, TN 37122 MAP IT!

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Rat Terrier in Tennessee
    Rat Terrier Dogs can make good pets in Tennessee 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 come in several color variations, but the first Rat Terriers were always black and tan. Rat Terriers are often mistaken for Jack Russells.

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Tennessee Animal Rescue
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Greene County - Greeneville, TN 34473
Get 'Em Done Clinic 423- 639-7949

Montgomery County - Clarksville, Tennessee 37040
Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery 931-648-8042

Sumner County - Hendersonville, TN 37075
Humane Society of Sumner County 615-822-0061

Wilson County - Lebanon, Tennessee 37088
Snip & Tip Feral Program 615-444-8299

Wilson County - Lebanon 37088
Spay Station 615-444-1196

Wilson County - Mount Juliet, Tennessee 37122
Humane Association of Wilson County 615-444-9979

Rutherford County - Murfreesboro 37127
Beesley Low-Cost Clinic 615-890-6878

DeKalb County - Smithville, TN 37166
Humane Society of Dekalb County 615-464-6738

Davidson County - Nashville, TN 37209
Nashville Humane ROVER Mobile Clinic 615-352-4030

Washington County - Johnson City 37604
Washington County Animal Control 423-926-8769

Blount County - Alcoa 37701
AnimalWorks 865-379-2227

Loudon County - Greenback 37742
PPAW Spay/Neuter Clinic 865-856-7729

Roane County - Harriman, TN 37748
Planned Pet-Hood 865-882-9966

Anderson County - Oak Ridge 37830
The Humane Society of Anderson County 865-482-1133

Sevier County - Seymour, TN 37865
Fix-A-Pet 865-579-6738

Knox County - Knoxville, TN 37919
The Spay Shuttle 865-215-6677

Shelby County - Memphis, Tennessee 38104
Memphis Shelby County Humane Society 901-272-1753

Shelby County - Memphis, Tennessee 38187
Animal Protection Association 901-377-3779

Carroll County - Mc Kenzie, TN 38201
Carroll County Humane Society 731-352-9950

Hardin County - Savannah, TN 38326
Hardin County Humane Society 901-689-3963

Putnam County - Cookeville 38501
PUP ( Prevent Unwanted Pets) 931-858-7085

Cumberland County - Crossville, TN 38555
Humane Society of Cumberland County 931-484-9700

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