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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-18-00603Bullet (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 

    Bullet hit some ruff luck when his former family left him at Chicago Anti-Cruelty. Not for long! We scooped him out of there and he is living the high life now with 2 dog foster sisters and a Poodle named Raymond. Bullet is quite the charmer, and is fine with dogs, cats, and he LOVES kids. In fact, he goes from person to person seeking attention, and is willing to hang out with anyone. His favorite activity is eating, in fact, he's overdone it and now must lose some weight before he can get a dental. Bullet is 8 years old, easy going, and house trained. He is super friendly and absolutely adorable. He is fostering in Libertyville, IL and his ... (Read More)adoption fee, $300, includes his upcoming dental. He's already vetted, neutered, and microchipped. Contact foster Mom, Sara, sara.stewart889@gmail.com or (847) 207-8233 to find out more about Bullet (Less)

     Animal Location:

Ruff Luck Dog Rescue
Milwaukee County West Allis, WI MAP IT!

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Animal ID: 33349052Cash (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Needs Vaccinations, Abused/Neglected 

    Hi my name is Cash and I am a young adult who weighs about 10 pounds. I am looking for a home where my owner will be dedicated to my learning through positive reinforcement! I also need a home where my new owner is experienced with shy dogs and can help me gain confidence as I can start out very shy and cautious. When I warm up I can be jumpy and mouthy. Once I warm up get used to my environment I will be on the active side.I would do best in a home with older children. I am getting neutered on 9/13 but will be available for adoption looks starting Thursday, 9/15.

     Animal Location:

Dane Country Humane Society
5132 VOGES ROAD
Dane County Madison, WI 53718 MAP IT!

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(608) 838-0413

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-28-00504Sinclair (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Sinclair is a 3 yr. old, 30 lb.,17 inch tall, Rat Terrier mix looking for his forever home. He is a friendly guy who is good with other dogs, but can be dominant with some, he is also pushy with cats. Kids over 10 yrs. old would be fine. He is a moderate energy dog that would be best with an active family. He was picked up as a stray, and may have been hit by a car because he is missing two of his canine teeth on one side of his mouth. He is housetrained, leash trained and crate trained. His adoption fee is $250.00. If you are interested in adopting him, call Maureen at 608-356-9683.

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Highway of Hope Animal Sanctuary
Sauk County Baraboo, WI 53913 MAP IT!

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608-356-9683

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-14-00276Pipsqueak (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Needs Vaccinations 

    Pipsqueak is a 4 year old male who likes to cuddle and play. He gives lots of kisses. He does not get along with other dogs, which is the major reason we are choosing to release him. As is true to Dachshund, he is stubborn at times and attempts to be dominating. He also has toileting issues in that he was pad trained prior to coming to us and he has not broken that habit. He will go potty outside, but not poo. He also will mark his territory around both dogs and new people. He also tends to go potty in the house when he is mad.He is a very loving dog, but requires consistency and deserves more attention than he is currently receiving due to ... (Read More)other dog that is an attention hog. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $25.00 Animal Location:

Sauk County Reedsburg, WI MAP IT!

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Kristine Turner 608 495 4750

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-10-00258Fiona (female)

Rat Terrier    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Female Rat Terrier, small at about 10 pounds, 10 years old, white with black markings. Very playful and active! I've had her since she was 10 weeks old. She loves people, gets along well with most all other animals she has come in contact with. Prefers to be in charge. Would not do well in a home with a large hyper dog, it stresses her out too much because she likes to keep the peace. We are moving out of state and living in a smaller travel trailer and she just would not do well with that. She needs more space and one on one time. She tried living with my nephew, but it just didn't work out (large hyper dog). I would really like to ... (Read More)find her a home with an older person/couple who can spend full time with her. She would do well as an only dog, but she doesn't like to be left alone for long periods of time. She would need her human companions. I can provide pictures upon request. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $150.00 Animal Location:

Green County Monroe, WI MAP IT!

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Robin Kirch 608-515-6630

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Rescue Me ID: 16-04-30-00088Natalee (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Adult Women Only 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Natalee is a sweet girl looking for a second chance at her forever home. She is 7 years old and enjoys walks, car rides, and naps. She was originally rescued from a local shelter. They cleared her of all behavioral issues. But as we grew to know her we quickly saw signs that this was not true. We believe she came from an abusive home and due to that she fears other dogs and adult males. Because we have other dogs and two adult males in our home she un fortunately is not the right match for us. We believe she would do best in a home with a single adult female where she can have one on one attention and love, she is also ok with cats. She is ... (Read More)house broken, up to date with all vaccinations, and knows all basic commands. For more information on this sweet girl please feel free to call or text @ 262-442-2958 (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $25 Animal Location:

Waukesha County Waukesha, WI MAP IT!

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Serena Stinson 262-442-2958

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Rescue Me ID: 16-04-25-00355Dotty (female)

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: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Dotty is a 9 y/o rat terrier, currently home fostered through Elmbrook Humane Society, recently diagnosed with diabetes. She has done very well with blood sugar regulation over the past 3 mo, and will now need a special home able to give her insulin twice daily to maintain her control and newfound health. She is friendly, energetic, does well w most other dogs, cats and people. She walks well on a leash, eats a grain free diet. She loves to snuggle up on your lap and nuzzle for downtime. She is anxious to meet you and find her forever special home!

     Animal Location:

Elmbrook Humane Society Volunteer
Waukesha County Brookfield, WI MAP IT!

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262-782-9261

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Rescue Me ID: 15-09-11-00630Three Sisters (female)

Rat Terrier    Age: Senior

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

    Munchkin & Shortcake are new arrivals to GGOH; intake date 1/4/2015. Papered, Rat Terriers. These precious souls lost their owner; he passed away and sadly, they had nowhere to go. They are getting along very well and are being loved by everyone until we can find a new furever home for them. Both are up-to-date on vaccinations and spayed. Princess has also now joined her sister's here at GGOH; she arrived the week of March 8th, 2015. Princess had originally gone to another party when her owner passed, but sadly, they no longer wanted her and we felt it only right that Princess join her sisters. This is a different case for us here at ... (Read More)GGOH as these three have been together since puppies and are very, very bonded. They must all be adopted together as they would surely suffer if they were split up again. **SPECIAL FAMILY RATE/FEE APPLIES** Ages are 8, 9 and 10 (as of Oct. 2015). If you would like to meet these wonderful girls, please review our adoption policies and procedures (which can be found on our website at www.ggohinc.com) and then come on in during visiting hours for an up-close and personal. (Less)

     Animal Location:

Gregory's Gift of Hope
1374 Hwy 65
St. Croix County New Richmond, WI 54017 MAP IT!

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715-246-2467

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Animal ID: 1457Bandit (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

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

    Bandit is a gorgeous blue tricolor Rat Terrier, who weighs 20 lbs. and is almost 8 years old. Bandit is a mature gentleman with excellent house manners and a moderate energy level. He enjoys his daily morning walks and still has plenty of energy for romping in the backyard, jogging with his foster mom, and entertaining himself with his favorite squeaky toys. Bandit also knows how to relax, and you will often find him 'chilling' on the end of a couch or in his kennel. He is good with other dogs once introductions have been made, but he prefers them to be mellow like himself. Bandit can be quite friendly and loving with women, but he does not ... (Read More)trust men. His ideal home will not have adult male residents, and his owner will keep him safely confined from any visitors. Bandit is loving and patient with the children in his foster home and is always interested in what's going on with his family. He provides wonderful companionship. Bandit is reliably house trained and is perfectly trustworthy and responsible when home alone. He is smart and eager to please, and he has worked hard to learn positive behaviors to replace old habits that he developed prior to rescue. While walking on a leash, Bandit can be reactive to people, dogs, and other critters, but he has made great progress learning to redirect his attention. He rides well in the car and is happy to go for rides long and short. Bandit would do well with a calm, confident person or family with terrier experience to help him continue his positive growth. Bandit longs for a stable, secure environment where he will be loved and cherished as the amazing family dog that he is. To see more pics of Bandit, visit his online album at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/newbandit . ========================================================================================If you are interested in adopting Bandit, 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
Milwaukee, IL 53210 MAP IT!

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Rat Terrier in Wisconsin
    Rat Terrier Dogs can make good pets in Wisconsin 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. Rat Terriers come in several color variations, but the first Rat Terriers were always black and tan.

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Racine County - Racine, WI 53403
Countryside Humane Society 262-554-6699

Rock County - Janesville 53545
Rock County Humane Society 608-752-5622

Dane County - Stoughton 53589
Small Animal Advocates 608-873-9851

Dane County - Madison 53718
Dane County Humane Society 608-838-0413

Dane County - Madison 53703
Alliance for Animals 608-257-6333

Sauk County - Baraboo 53913
Sauk County Humane Society 608-356-2520

Eau Claire County - Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701
Eau Claire County Humane Association 715-839-4747

Washburn County - Shell Lake, Wisconsin 54871
Washburn County Area Humane Society 715-468-4200

Burnett County - Siren, WI 54872
Humane Society of Burnett County 715-866-4096

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