Freddy - Border Terrier (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Border Terrier Dog For Adoption in Drexel, MO

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Date Listed: 10/01/2016
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Organization Name: WarmFuzzy's
Location: Drexel, MO 64742
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Breed: Border Terrier
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Freddy

Age: Senior
Color/Markings: Black with Tan, Yellow or Fawn
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 10/01/2016
Location: Drexel, MO 64109
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Physical Attributes
Ear Type Droopy
Tail Type Short
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs Low
Likes to Vocalize Quiet
Shedding Amount Moderate
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids No
OK with Dogs Yes
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Slightly Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Fence Required Any Type
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Owner Experience Required Species
Other
  • Yard Required
  • Apartment Appropriate
  • Housetrained
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Gentle
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Border Terrier (short coat). Grandview/Belton, Missouri LOOKING FOR A GREAT HOME!!!!!! Freddy is a Border Terrier (black and cream colored). He is 10 years old and had all of his shots in February of this year. He was originally adopted from Wayside Waif s by a friend of mine's aunt, and after she passed away, he had spent the past year with another friend of mine that just passed away. He has a microchip and weighs about 36 pounds. Great personality, and attaches himself to his owner very quickly. He does need a place with a fence, and due to his age would be best to have limited number of stairs in the house. He is good with other dogs of all sizes (standard Pomeranian that he grew up with, 3 bulldogs, a Brittany and a maltese). I don't think he has been around cats. Please message me (https://www.facebook.com/trish.blegen?fref=photo) or plblegen@yahoo.com if you are interested in giving Freddy the home he deserves - he's very confused right now. Thanks!

Border Terrier

Overview: The Border Terrier was bred to chase and catch foxes, as a means of pest control for farmers. As such, he is very alert and active ' and built to run. He's a loyal companion and has a great disposition. Just give him lots of exercise and he'll be happy
Breed Group: Terrier
Weight (lbs): male: 13-15, female: 11-14
Height (in): 10-11
Colors: Red, grizzle and tan, blue and tan, or wheaten.
Coat: Very wiry, strait, somewhat broken oter coat, which should conform to the body with a short, dense undercoat. Its hide is very thick and loose fitting. The Border Terrier is known for its distinctive otter head.
Character: Border Terriers are brave and occasionally stubborn. They are highly energetic and great with children.
Temperament: This breed gets along well with other pets and children, as long as proper socialization has occurred at an early age.
Care: The Border Terrier should have its coat plucked occasionally but should not have it trimmed. You may want to groom it at least once per week.
Training: This breed is a quick learner; training is a simple and straightforward process with rare complications.
Activity: The Border Terrier prefers having lots of time outside to run and play.
Country of Origin: Scotland
Health Issue: This breed has few outward signs of illness, so watch them carefully.
Life Expectancy: 15 or more

More About Border Terrier Breed
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