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|Animal ID: 1447Seven (male)|
Are you looking for a fun-loving, active buddy? If so, stop your search right now! My name is Seven, and I'm a 2- to 3-year-old, 13-lb. Rat Terrier mix. Don't let my size fool you into thinking that I can't handle physical stuff. I'm one sturdy little boy, who loves to go on walks and has great leash skills. I can easily walk 10 miles, and a hike is, well, just beyond amazing for me! When people stop and say hi, it's great since I love people! I do get a bit excited when I see other dogs on leash, so my foster mom is helping me to dial back my excitement. I'm also working on my house training, and with a reliable schedule, I know I'll get it down quickly. I'm doing well with crate training, especially when I get awesome stuff to keep me busy in my crate. Since I do like to hunt critters, it would be best for everyone if I didn't live with cats. My great terrier personality and antics keep my foster parents grinning, but I really want to bring the smiles to my very own people in a forever home. So stop your looking and look me up on my foster mom's blog at http://cattierattie.blogspot.com or on my personal photo/video album at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/seven . ========================================================================================If you are interested in adopting Seven, 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)
Seattle, WA 98122 MAP IT!
|Animal ID: GIGI (female)|
GIGI, age is unknown but the groomer thinks she is 5-8 years old, about 5 lbs. We are keeping GIGI for my Sister who has health problems and can no longer care for her. She is a little ball of energy, tail wagging all the time, a very happy dog, shy at first, but warms quickly. She gets along with our English bulldog and 2 pugs wonderfully. She loves to cuddle, She is a very happy dog, she has a little separation issue but nothing major, we would keep her but already have 3 dogs and 4 is just too much. She will need her vaccinations and a teeth cleaning, She sometimes goes potty in the house but we are training her, not a huge problem. Come meet GIGI you will fall for her she is a real charmer. (Less)
King County Des Moines, WA MAP IT!
|Animal ID: 1087Will (male)|
Did I hear you calling me? I answer to Will, a pretty perfect name for a little 11-lb. guy who's part Rattie and part Dachshund. I'm about 3 years old and have tons of personality, as you would see if you took me home. Everyone laughs when I walk because they say I have the cockiest little strut they've ever seen and my ears flap in the wind with one going forward and one going backward. My foster mom thinks I need to pay attention more so she is teaching me some cute little tricks that are gonna make me smarter! I already know how to use the doggie door, and I am good left loose in the house when my foster parents run an errand. Car rides are the best! Walks are fun, too, except when big dogs rush into my space and scare me, and then I have to bark at them. I've never met a cat I didn't want to chase, so it's probably best if we don't try to live under the same roof. Young children excite me, and I'm afraid I might forget myself and get a little 'bitey' with them. The dogs in my foster home are so much fun to play with that I'm hoping to land in a home with at least one four-legged brother or sister to keep me company. I'm a pretty happy guy most of the time as you can see by my tail going a mile a minute. So anyway if you're looking for me, you can find me underneath the nearest blanket taking a snooze. Just give me a call 'cause I'm ready to cuddle and sit on your lap anytime. If you want to see more, I'm on http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/will . ========================================================================================If you are interested in adopting Will, 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)
Marysville, WA 98271 MAP IT!
|Rescue Me ID: 14-07-17-00654Huck (male)|
Darling Huck! This tiny, barely 6lb little guy is really quite a gem! He's very friendly and sweet... and he gets along great with other dogs. He's about 6-7yrs old... the perfect mature age to still have lots of playful pep, and also have a calm, easy going way about him. He's a very quiet little guy that loves to go for car rides or take a leisurely walk around the neighborhood. Huck is the perfect condo size companion and will thrive in a home that can spend plenty of time with him. He can be left home alone for a reasonable amount of hours, although a retired couple would be ideal! Huck is a very healthy, happy, easy going guy that just had his teeth cleaned and now he's ready to find that special, forever lap to call his own! (Less)
King County Auburn, WA MAP IT!
|Rescue Me ID: 14-06-04-00583Trixie (female)|
Darling Trixie was one of 15 little dogs left abandoned in a vacant house and when we rescued them, they were all very scared and not socialized. Trixie was pregnant so she was one of those most scared of her new surroundings and new people. But now that she's had her babies and and all are adopted, she's ready to find her own, wonderful forever home. She is a bit shy when first meeting but with a few treats and gentle petting, she quickly becomes a very sweet, affectionate girl. Trixie is about 2yrs old and weighs about 11lbs. She does not need a fenced backyard as long as she has plenty of long walks and inside playtime. She's great with other dogs but does not need another in the home. Because she can still be a bit shy with new people, children must be over 12yrs old. (Less)
King County Auburn, WA MAP IT!
|Rescue Me ID: 14-05-31-00015Penny (female)|
A great purebred Rat Terrier. Loves kids and women mostly but adores men too. The only reason for re-homing is my medical issues which will require me to be out of state for surgery for an unknown length of time. She is truly a fantastic pet and will make any owners happy !
King County Seattle, WA MAP IT!
|Rescue Me ID: 14-05-31-00009Mona (female)|
She is a rat terrier with some healer but did not see heeler as an option. She needs to ONLY be with other submissive dogs, cannot be with cats or chickens and we guess NOT good with other critters as well. What did you expect with a rat terrier! lol. She is a sweet higher energy 22 pound female young dog. She loves humans but unless you have no other dogs or only submissive dogs she would not be the right fit for you. Our dogs must be pre adopted as we do not have the fosters here to care for them. You talk to the rescue that has the dog and there is a trial basis. If she is not the right fit, then you simply foster her until we find her the right fit, which shouldn't take but a few weeks at most. She loves humans and would make a good lap dog if she could sit still long enough!!! firstname.lastname@example.org 2 references please not relatives . Our dogs come up pre adopted, with of course a 10 day trial period just in case. No one has returned a puppy but we want an excellent fit. (Less)
Thurston County Olympia, WA MAP IT!
|Animal ID: 1145Salinas (female)|
This sweet 4-year old girl weighs about 16 lbs. and is a joy to be around! Always full of kisses, Salinas loves people but she can be conflicted and shy, too, so she's looking for a laid-back home with people who don't mind letting her take time to relax if something scares her. If they give her that time then in return she'll provide lots of snuggling services and lap warming. Salinas does fine with other dogs but usually chooses to play with toys by herself rather than wrestling with another dog. She actually seems much more confident with other dogs around as long as they aren't the type to push her to play with them. And outside she is like a different dog when a buddy is there. Sal is a very smart girl and because she is so focused on her humans and is food motivated, she picks things up amazingly fast. She has completed a clicker dog training course and knows all the basics plus some cute tricks. She is doing great with house training as long as she is kept on a potty schedule. Because she is very much a terrier in her desire to hunt critters, a very secure yard is important, and kitties would not want to share a space with her. While we wouldn't label Miss Sal a barker, when she is anxious about being alone in a crate she will bark for a bit so her best bet is going to be a house without shared walls (as in condo or apartment) where she can work through her initial transition period without bothering neighbors. Are you looking to be adored with big brown eyes that look up to you in wonder and awe? Read more about Salinas on her foster mom's blog at http://rescuedratties.blogspot.com and see more photos and video at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/salinas .================================================================================================If you are interested in adopting Salinas, 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)
Federal Way, WA 98023 MAP IT!
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|PIease Read Before Adopting a Rat Terrier in Washington|
Rat Terrier Dogs can make good pets in Washington 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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