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Rescue Me ID: 14-08-29-00037Parker and Morty (male)

Rat Terrier    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 

    Yes, there are two of these guys to choose from!! I will be getting the pics on here soon! Parker is a two year old. He is tri colored. He is dominant over Morty, but not a mean dog at all. He gets along nicely with other dogs. I don't know about cats. Morty is more reserved. He is black and white with very little brown. He is afraid of my cats! He is 18 months old, and low-man on the totem pole! For this reason, I do want to place them separately. I think both would be fine with other dogs or by themselves in the right home, but just know that Parker will be jealous and assertive! Morty, not so much. These boys are house ... (Read More)trained and do know how to use a doggie door. They are runners, so a secure enclosure is a must! If they are loose off-leash, they will run like the wind!! They are great with kids and adults. A donation for their adoption would be appreciated! (Less)

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

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Animal ID: 1462Jade (female)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

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

    Beautiful Jade is a 2- to 3-year-old, 14-lb. friendly and playful Rat Terrier, who loves to cuddle. A little shy at first, Jade has a sweet disposition and warms up fairly quickly to both men and women. She loves to play with her 10-year-old human roommate and thinks he is nice to cuddle with too. Although a little cautious with cats at first, Jade is interested in them and wants to be friends, even if the cat doesn't feel the same. Jade is starting to learn to play fetch, and she loves all types of toys, especially the squeaky ones. She loves to play chase with her three rattie housemates. She loves cuddling and kissing anyone and everyone. ... (Read More)She is quickly catching on to walking on a leash. Jade is working on her house training, including using the doggie door, but she needs a schedule with reminders to go. She doesn't mind sleeping in the crate at night but would certainly sleep in the bed with people if allowed. She is working on basic commands with clicker training and is reward driven, which should make her training easy to continue in her new home. Learn more about Jade on her foster family's Website at http://GigHarborRatties.com/Jade and see more photos of her at http://ImageEvent.com/newrattitude/Jade . ========================================================================================If you are interested in adopting Jade, 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
Gig Harbor, WA 98332 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: 1451Skipper (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Most Cats 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Skipper is 7 months and 7 lbs. of puppy cuteness. He is a little timid around people but is slowly warming up to these two-legged creatures. He loves playing with other dogs and is curious about cats but can't quite figure them out. He loves to run and play with squeaky toys. He is being house trained, which is going well with a regular schedule, and he is also being crate trained. Come see his daily antics and learn more about him at http://www.yapitude.blogspot.com/search/label/Skipper . ========================================================================================If you are interested in adopting Skipper, please go to New ... (Read More)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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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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Animal ID: GIGI  (female)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Submissive 
Health: Spayed 

    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 ... (Read More)meet GIGI you will fall for her she is a real charmer. (Less)

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King County Des Moines, WA MAP IT!

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William Bogen 253-217-8268

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Animal ID: 1087Will (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Adult

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

    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 ... (Read More)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)

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

New Rattitude
Marysville, WA 98271 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 Olympia, WA MAP IT!

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Animal ID: 1145Salinas (female)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

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

    This 4- to 5-year-old sweet girl weighs about 16 lbs. and is a joy to be around! Always full of kisses, Salinas loves people, but she can be shy, so she's looking for a laid-back home with people who don't mind letting her take her 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. 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. In addition, she is doing great with house training ... (Read More)as long as she is kept on a potty schedule. When it's time to play, Salinas usually chooses to play with toys by herself rather than wrestling with another dog. Nevertheless, she actually seems more confident with other dogs around (as long as they don't push her to play), and outside she is like a different dog when a canine buddy is there. Because she is very much a terrier in her desire to hunt critters, a securely fenced yard is important, and kitties would not want to share a space with her. While Miss Sal isn't really 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 so that she can adjust to her new home without bothering condo neighbors. So are you looking to be adored? Wanting to look down and see those big brown eyes looking up in wonder and awe? Then this sweet, beautiful dog just might be the girl for you. You can see more photos and a video of Salinas 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)

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

New Rattitude
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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King County - Bellevue, WA 98005
Bellevue Neuter and Vaccination Clinic 206-455-2826

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Skagit County - Burlington, WA 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, Washington 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, Washington 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, Washington 98382
Peninsula Friends of Animals 360-452-0414

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

Skamania County - Underwood 98651
PROD 509-538-2397

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

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

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

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