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Animal ID: 1485Spencer (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Young Adult

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

    Do you want to play? So does Spencer! How about a snuggle? Spencer is your go-to guy! This 1-year-old Rat Terrier can be a little shy at first, but once he feels safe, he will be up for whatever you are. He will be eager to show off his handsome 11-lb. physique and the adorable head tilt he gives whenever you make an interesting sound. He will be ready to ride in the car with you and to continue learning to walk on the leash. He is house trained with a doggie door, and he is learning to use his crate as his 'let's be quiet and chill' space. Spencer likes meeting people and is good with small children if they are gentle. Cats are ok too. He ... (Read More)likes other dogs that are about his size, but big dogs are kind of scary for this little fellow. You can see more pictures of Spencer and learn more about him on his foster mom's blog at http://yapitude.blogspot.com . ========================================================================================If you are interested in adopting Spencer, 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
Yakima, WA 98908 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-06-00790Corrie (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Corrie ia about 3 years old and just a little guy so no young children please. He is hoping for a moderately calm home. Corrie is good with other dogs so another dog in the home would be good, but is not required.

 Adoption Fee: $350 Animal Location:

K9R&R
King County Auburn, WA MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-05-00592Derby (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Female Dogs Only, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Low Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Derby is a fun-loving Rat Terrier. He loves to play and often grins. He loves nothing more than to sit beside you on a chair especially under a blanket. He has an under-bite that does not affect eating, only adds to his adorable quirkiness. He is healthy and is micro-chipped. He tolerates grooming and nail grinding, he leads, sits, lies down, stays, beginning on agility equipment, started Nosework and Trieball. All of these activities are to keep him happy and occupied. We must find a new home before he gets injured by our 2 German Shepherds. He does not back down when he feels threatened by them and will steal their chew toys. I'm ... (Read More)worried for his continued good health. Thanks for looking at him - he's precious. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $40 Animal Location:

Pierce County Puyallup, WA MAP IT!

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Laurie Lowery 253-310-2913

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Animal ID: 1251Annie (female)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Not Good with Cats 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    My name is Annie, and I am 2 1/2 years old and have the 'low-riding' body style of a Type B, or Teddy, Rat Terrier. My foster parents call me Snuggle Bug 'cause I am so cuddly, but they could just as easily call me the Love Bug 'cause I just LOVE so many things; let me tell you about them. I love people and wiggle-waggling my tail when I meet them. (My foster mom says I could win an award for best tail wagger in town!) I love to go for a walk, rain or shine, and working on my manners while on leash. I also love to get in my crate in the car and go for a ride, especially if it means a walk or hike is a destination. I love to throw toys in ... (Read More)the air and pounce on them and shake them too. The other day, I tried something new that surprised my foster parents, and I think I love that too. They threw a ball, and I took off like a flash to chase it down and bring it back to them for another throw! At night, I love sleeping with my soft blankie in my crate, but I think I'd also love if my people would invite me to sleep on their bed. I even love that my foster parents are helping me to lose a bit of my 13 lbs. so that I will be healthier and spunkier. Now, you might be wondering if there is anything that I don't love. Well, yes, I don't love cats! Those hissing creatures with the nasty claws just need to be barked at and chased away, so I would LOVE to live in a home without cats. I do get along with my canine foster fur-siblings, but I would be just fine as an only dog. And here's something that YOU will love: I am house trained when kept on a schedule. You will also love seeing more pictures of me at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/annie and checking out my foster mom's blog to see what adventures I am having at http://wulfgrl-mydogblog.blogspot.com/. Don't you think that you and I would LOVE to be together? ========================================================================================If you are interested in adopting this dog, 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
Snohomish, WA 98290 MAP IT!

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Animal ID: 1484Tuttle (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Cats 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Sweet Tuttle is a 1-year old, 13-lb. fun-loving boy with the short little legs characteristic of a Type B, or Teddy, Rat Terrier. He's playful and goofy and still very much a puppy in his mannerisms. He has a silky, soft, chocolaty coat and beautiful hazel eyes that are always taking things in and trying to decide what his next adventure will be. When he visits the pet store with his foster mom, he has enjoyed meeting new people and kids but is a bit shy at first. Of course he is quickly won over by treats and a good scratch. He's young and is still learning training basics. His foster family is working with him, and he's doing great with ... (Read More)his house training using the crate training method and a frequent schedule for potty breaks. His loose-leash walking is coming along well too. Because he's very intelligent and treat motivated, he would do great in a training class using positive reinforcement. While Tuttle loves kitties because they are such great fun to chase, kitties do not love Tuttle, so he would do best in a cat-free home. He also loves playing with other dogs but can be a little over excited when first meeting them, so he needs to be introduced to them slowly so that they don't get irritated with him. Tuttle would love a home with people who appreciate him for the smart little terrier that he is and who love outdoor adventures as much as he does. Are you looking for a walking partner who is equally as comfortable settling in for a cuddle at the end of the day? Then look no further because Tuttle is your man. You can find more photos of Tuttle at www.imageevent.com/newrattitude/tuttle or follow him on his foster mom's blog at www.rescuedratties.blogspot.com . ========================================================================================If you are interested in adopting Tuttle, 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
Federal Way, WA 98023 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-21-00338Dakota (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Health: Neutered 

    This little guy is Dakota. He is a 2 year old pug/chi mix who was an owner surrender. Dakota came in with his sister who has since been adopted and now it's Dakotas turn to find his forever home. Dakota, though small has a huge personality and makes adorable sounds. He is very expressive in his face, and vocally. If you are looking for a goofy guy to be your constant companion, he is perfect! He loves people (including children) and is very food motivated. He wants to be by your side, cuddling with you under the covers or on your lap all the time. He loves giving kisses! Dakota is a very submissive easy going guy and although he is a little ... (Read More)bit nervous he has never been aggressive. Every day he is in foster care he comes out of his shell a bit more. Currently Dakota is living in a foster home with a Great Dane and a Beagle and doing very well with them. He has also been around a lab, and some additional small dogs, who played well with him. He does not really enjoy the dog park, because he would rather be hanging out with his person. He loves the company of other dogs, but doesn't really 'play.' He met the resident dog savvy cat and barked at him a bit, but didn't chase and was not aggressive what so ever. Slightly scared of him in fact. He was initially afraid of car rides, but has slowly been warming up to the idea. Now he just cuddles up in the back and falls asleep. He loves hiking and sniffing around in unfamiliar areas. He walks well on leash, isn't 'puller' and did well off leash when we tried it because he wants to be near you. He knows, and responds to his name. He is coming along with potty training and has only had one potty accident in his foster home so far (knock on wood.) Dakota is kennel trained, and not destructive though he does love to have toys to chew on. He gets along well with kids of all ages, and is learning 'off' 'come' and 'sit.' Adoption Fee $200.00 (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

Little PAWS 4 Rescue
King County Seattle, WA MAP IT!

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360-970-6406

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-21-00114Annie (female)

Rat Terrier    Age: Young Adult

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

    Annie was adopted a year and half ago from New Rattitude, unfortunately due to serious health issues my dad is unable to care for her. She is very sweet and loving. She loves kids and would make a great companion. She is very smart and trains easily. It does take her a day to get used to other dogs, but once familiar becomes best friends. I believe she is around 2-3 years old.

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Snohomish County Arlington, WA MAP IT!

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Monica Bauer 425-290-2418

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-15-00582Braxton (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    White with tan. Loves to play, smile and affectionate. Wants to sit or have his head on your lap.

 Adoption Fee: $50.00 Animal Location:

Clark County Vancouver, WA MAP IT!

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Gary Wood 360-904-3332 /360-904-6950

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-02-00655Morty (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Morty is a sweet and loving 18 month old Rat Terrier. He is high energy! He is house trained, and can use a doggy door! Morty is not an alpha dog, and would love to have a home with other dogs to play with, but he would be happiest with a person to teach him better manners and play fetch! If you have what it takes to own a terrier for a lifetime, please contact me. Morty would love to go to a new home asap!

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Becky's Best Buddies
Stevens County Chewelah, WA MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-08-11-00201Trixie (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Personality: Average Energy 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    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 unsocialized. Trixie was pregnant so 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 ... (Read More)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)

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

K9R&R
King County Auburn, WA MAP IT!

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Animal ID: 1447Seven (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Not Good with Cats 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Are you looking for a fun-loving, active buddy? If so, stop your search right now! My name is Seven, and I'm a 3- to 4-year-old, 14.5-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 ... (Read More)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)

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

New Rattitude
Seattle, WA 98122 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-05-31-00009Mona (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Not Good with Cats, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed 

    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 ... (Read More)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!!! gingerdog@live.com 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)

 Adoption Fee: $325 Animal Location:

Thurston County Seattle, WA 98103 MAP IT!

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Deb Davis

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Animal ID: 1008Cody (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

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

    My name is Cody. I'm a 6-year-old, 18-lb. fellow on a journey for my forever home! Before coming into foster care, I lived outside in a small pen at a shelter by myself, so I've spent a lot of time learning how awesome it is to live with people, other dogs, and even a cat! I am a very sweet boy who loves touch, but sometimes when I get a little nervous about touch, I'll growl and let you know I need some reassurance. I often can't get enough love from my foster mom, and I follow her everywhere. I have a special look I give when I want love, and if you bend over and hold out your hands, I'll come lean my body against yours while you rub on ... (Read More)me. I especially love my head, neck, chest and tummy being rubbed. If you want to hang out on the couch, I love to lie on top of you! I love people, but I wouldn't want to live in a home with children or frequent child visitors because they can move erratically and that makes me nervous. I love walks and do best with at least an hour of walking a day. I'm excellent at car rides and sit quietly in my kennel or harness. I love riding in the car even if you're just doing errands, but I love it even more if you're driving me somewhere to go for a hike! I'm completely house trained and can be left loose in the house while you're gone without getting into anything I shouldn't. I enjoy playing with balls, rattie-shaking my toys, and sometimes tugging at toys while making ferocious sounds. There are two smaller female terriers in my foster home plus a cat, and we have all worked out the rules for living peacefully together. I could share a home with one or two other confident, easy-going dogs, or I could live as a single dog. But no disrespectful or rambunctious roomies, please! I will do best in a quieter environment, so busy apartments or condos aren't for me. If you live in a small, quiet complex, then I would do fine there or in a house. I have reflux, so I eat out of a special chair called a Bailey Chair, which my foster mom can tell you all about. She has set up a fun online photo album with pictures of me at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/cody and she even blogs about me at http://merrypaws.blogspot.com . =======================================================================================If you are interested in adopting Cody, 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
Everett, WA 98208 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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    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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King County - Bellevue, WA 98005
Bellevue Neuter and Vaccination Clinic 206-455-2826

King County - Bellevue 98005
Humane Society for Seattle/King County 425-641-0080

King County - Seattle 98119
Seattle Animal Shelter Clinic 206-386-4260

King County - Seattle, WA 98125
Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project 206-528-8125

King County - Seattle, Washington 98155
Spay/Neuter Clinic 206-362-0505

Snohomish County - Arlington, WA 98223
Purrfect Pals 360-652-9611

Whatcom County - Bellingham 98225
Whatcom Voice of the Animals 360-650-0556

Whatcom County - Bellingham, WA 98226
Whatcom Humane Society 360-733-2080

Whatcom County - Bellingham 98227
Alternative Humane Society 360-671-7445

Skagit County - Burlington, Washington 98233
SPOT (Saving Pets One at a Time) 360-336-5388

Skagit County - Burlington, WA 98233
Humane Society of Skagit Valley 360-757-0445

Island County - Coupeville, Washington 98239
WAIF 360-678-5816

Island County - Langley 98260
Oasis for Animals 360-321-4142

Snohomish County - Sultan 98294
Pasado's Safe Haven Spay Station 360-793-9393

Pierce County - Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Peninsula Spay/Neuter Project 253-884-1543

Columbia County - Kennewick, WA 99336
Basin Animal Rescue & Protection Agency 509-396-2794

Kitsap County - Bremerton, WA 98337
Animal Rescue Families 360-698-6576

Clallum County - Port Angeles, WA 98363
Clallum County Humane Society 360-457-8206

Clallam County - Sequim, WA 98382
Peninsula Friends of Animals 360-452-0414

Pierce County - Tacoma, Washington 98409
Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce 253-383-2733

Skamania County - Underwood, WA 98651
PROD 509-538-2397

Kittitas County - Ellensburg, WA 98926
Kittitas County Friends of Animals 509-962-6628

Whitman County - Pullman 99163
Whitman County Humane Society 509-332-2246

Spokane County - Spokane, WA 99212
Pet Savers Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic 509-924-7826

Spokane County - Spokane, Washington 99217
Spokane Humane Society 509-467-5235

Benton County - Kennewick, WA 99336
Benton Franklin Humane Society 509-374-4235

Benton County - Richland, WA 99352
POPP (Pet Over-Population Prevention) 509-943-4722

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