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Animal ID: 1750Marley (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Handsome little Marley is an absolute doll. At 2 years and 16 lbs., he's a well-adjusted guy with a sweet and playful personality. His favorite activities (and inactivities) are anything that involves toys, playing, running, snuggling, sleeping with his human, and eating. Just a bit shy at first, he will warm up quickly to you and will soon be delivering kisses at bedtime. Similarly, he will quickly grow comfortable with new acquaintances, especially if treats are involved. He gets along great with the other two dogs in his foster home. They have been showing him the ropes, and it has been amazing to watch their canine relationships blossom. ... (Read More)Marley's doing well with his leash training and loves to go outdoors, but he especially enjoys running off leash, so he's hoping you'll have a fenced yard. He's also 100-percent reliably house trained on a schedule and sleeps through the night without any accidents. He is fine in his crate in the house or car and is a good car passenger. Marley thinks he has such fine qualities (and we agree). He just wants to share them with somebody. And that's where YOU come in! You can see more pictures of Marley in his online photo album at http://imageevent.com/marley . ========================================================================================If you are interested in adopting Marley, 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
Madison, WI 53704 MAP IT!

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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: 16-05-05-00511Cooper (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Puppy

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

    This is Cooper and he lives up to the terrier name as loves adventure and always up for a new task. He will help with whatever you are doing, folding laundry, gardening, house cleaning or what ever task you are up to he wants to help. He is good with other dogs and loves to play. He will play by himself if nobody will play with him. Cooper is 4 months old and 8 lbs. He will try and play with the cats but if they spit at them he will back off. He does jump up but remember he is just a pup and will need reminding with training. Cooper would be a great dog for most any home. He is located in Kenosha WI. His adoption fee is $350. If you have any ... (Read More)questions or would like to meet Cooper please call 262-496-3552 or email tntranch-wojo@msn.com (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $350 Animal Location:

Tiny Paws Small Dog Rescue
Milwaukee County Milwaukee, WI MAP IT!

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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: 16-04-19-00247MILO (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Young Adult

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

    PLEASE HELP!!! I NEED a single woman, patient and kind, without children, without another dog perhaps, who is dog experienced to SAVE MILO FROM DEATH TOMORROW, WEDS. APRIL 20. He is in Washington County Humane Society Tel 262-677-4388. He is a growl box and unhappy and SCARED!!!! Thus when they try to inject him with his new vaccinations, etc he has tried to nip/bite them, and so they want to put him down. He needs a home adopt/foster where he can have some peace/safe fenced backyard, daily walks for his terrier energy, routine, love, patience and he could be a great dog. Good Looking. PLEASE CALL ME FOR FURTHER HELP. I AM TRYING TO HELP ... (Read More)MILO. Milo was owned by a couple with another dog and young child. I guess he wasn't good with children ( especially how children put their FACE INTO HIS FACE-duh!), and so they gave it to my girlfriend Lois but she works too long of hours and couldn't keep it. He was fine with her, but growled at all other people and not good near kids at all. So she took it to Washington County Shelter. I once SAVED AN AGGRESSIVE BITER from the shelter AND WORKED WITH 'Angel', Took her out of her cage ( she lived in a cage for 3 years and tried to bite other dogs/me) but after roaming 10 acres, having LOVE LOVE LOVE kindness, 3xdaily off leash hikes, she turned out to be an ANGEL. And my dog would have been put to death at the shelter. CALL ME REGARDING MILO- HE DESERVES A CHANCE LIKE ANGEL. Milo is a good looking little dog and will die tomorrow! (Less)

     Animal Location:

WASHINGTON COUNTY HUMANE SHELTER
3650 STATE ROAD 60 ( HWY #60 )
Washington County SLINGER, WI 53086 MAP IT!

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BESSIE ( ME ) 224-277-3393 OR TINA AT SHELTER ( MGR) 262- 677-4388

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Rescue Me ID: 16-04-11-00015  (male)

Rat Terrier    Age: Young Adult

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

    Meet Jack. He is a rat terrier about 4 years old. He is fully vetted and neutered. Jack is slow to warm up to you but is learning trust and love. He would love to be in a home with people who would take him on long walks or running. He has springs in his legs and loves to jump but seldom gets on furniture. Jack is crate trained and house broke. He can be possessive of food, attention and toys but never aggressive towards humans. So if you are looking for a running partner Jacks your guy, he is only 12-15 pounds but full of energy. If you are interested in meeting Jack please contact his foster Jean at jeanchase11@yahoo.com or 847 533-6991. ... (Read More)Jack is being fostered in McHenry, Il. (Less)

     Animal Location:

Tiny Paws Small Dog Rescue
Milwaukee County Milwaukee, WI MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-01-21-00154Max (male)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Max is a cute little guy who, once he gets to know you smiles and furiously wags his little tail. He is a Rat Terrier /Pomeranian mix who was born in 2009. He is neutered and current on vaccinations. Max came to be in rescue after getting nippy with the former owners children so he would probably do best in a home without young children. Max is potty trained and crate trained. Max lived with cats, however occasionally chases shy cats who will run. Max was never socialized with other dogs in his former life however, he is currently being fostered with 4 large breed dogs and he is doing very well learning to be a respectful memeber of the ... (Read More)pack. He is currently not allowed on the couch and is learning to sit before he eats and wait before going outside. Max is a little chubby so he is on a diet and getting daily walks where he is learning to heel on leash. After a little practice, he has become a perfect gentleman on the leash and he LOVES his walks! Max knows basic commands, however he would benefit from an obedience class for some confidence building and to help him bond with his new family. Max is fostering in Kenosha; his adoption fee is $200. Please contact Vicki at (262) 496-9324 if you are interested in Max! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

Tiny Paws Small Dog Rescue
Milwaukee County Milwaukee, WI MAP IT!

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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 

    This is Bandit, and he has been patiently waiting for his forever home. He certainly has been a good boy. Bandit is 7 years old and maintains a healthy weight of 22 lbs., even though he is very treat motivated! Since Bandit has been in foster care, he has demonstrated his intelligence by learning a few tricks, as well as responding to commands such as 'go outside,' 'that's enough' (used to stop barking), and 'go to bed.' (There is nothing like seeing a dog put himself to bed!) Bandit has proven to be a wonderful companion by playing with the children, joining adults with indoor and outdoor chores, or just snuggling on the couch. Even though ... (Read More)Bandit is not a puppy anymore, he enjoys playing with stuff-less squeaky toys, chewing on rawhides, running with the children, and sunbathing in the backyard. Bandit also enjoys his morning walk. When he returns, his family can leave him home alone because he is house trained and free of any destructive behaviors. Despite all of Bandit's awesomeness, he does need to take medication for anxiety. Meeting men is stressful for him, as well as seeing squirrels, rabbits, birds, and other dogs while he's out walking on a leash. For these reasons, Bandit must live in a home without cats or other small animals. In addition, his adoptive family must be willing to meet him more than once prior to adoption. If Milwaukee is not your neighborhood, don't let the distance discourage you. Because Bandit rides so well crated in a car, his foster mom is willing to drive over 100 miles for a meet-and-greet. Bandit truly just wants to share his love with a special family. Check out the pictures and videos in his online album at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/bandit . ========================================================================================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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Animal ID: 0886Agnes (female)

Rat Terrier Mix    Age: Adult

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

    Meet Agnes! This irresistible cutie is an 8-year-old Rat Terrier/Chihuahua mix who is big on personality. She enjoys going for car rides and walks, but most of all she enjoys chasing a ball. This funny girl will toss her toy around, chase it, roll on it, and then play bow and dare you to take it. After a good play, Agnes is very affectionate and loving, wanting to share herself with just one person at a time before moving on to cuddle with another human friend. She is crate trained and her house training is reliable as long as she is kept on a schedule and fed a special diet to keep her bladder healthy. At 12 lbs., Agnes is somewhat ... (Read More)overweight, but she's not lazy; a couple of walks a day will help her slim right down. Since Agnes will compete for attention and affection, guards her food and toys, and will use her mouth to let the competition know she means business, she needs to be in a home where she's the only dog and there are no small children. If you are looking for a happy, funny, sweet girl to brighten your life, Agnes would love to meet you! To see more pics of Agnes, go to http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/agnes . ==============================================If you are interested in adopting Agnes, 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
Sheboygan, WI 53083 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. 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. The Rat Terrier was one of the most popular Depression-era working dog breeds.

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Wisconsin Animal Rescue
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Racine County - Racine, Wisconsin 53403
Countryside Humane Society 262-554-6699

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

Dane County - Stoughton, Wisconsin 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, Wisconsin 53913
Sauk County Humane Society 608-356-2520

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

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

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

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