AZ/Kyle - Brittany Dog For Adoption
Brittany Dog For Adoption in Curwensville, PA

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Organization Name: National Brittany Rescue and Adoption Network
Location: Curwensville, PA 16833
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Breed: Brittany
Gender: Male Male
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AZ/Kyle

Color/Markings: White with Red, Golden, Orange or Chestnut
Availability Date: 10/29/2016
Location: Curwensville, PA 85032
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Physical Attributes
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Cats No
Other
  • Housetrained
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Eager to Please
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Was the Dog Found No
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Posted Breed: Brittany. This handsome man is 12 years young! Can you believe that? Doesn't he looks awesome? It was unfortunate that Kyle's human fell on hard times having to move and unable to take Kyle. Kyle's person found him as a stray in Texas many years ago when he was just a pup. He has lived with him all this time. It was a very difficult decision to ask for our help and let Kyle go. Kyle had a thick coat when he arrived in Arizona but we referred him to a barber to give him a nice Arizona summer cut. He's liking his new cooler "do". His new look shows off his beautiful long tail and cute freckles. Not having a lot of interaction with other dogs, Kyle had a little trouble adjusting to a houseful of dogs. But he is doing better every day. He would probably do best as an only dog or maybe with one easy going female dog. He is NOT good with cats. Kyle is very loving to people and would make someone a wonderful companion. Kyle was recently altered and had a full blood panel completed. He tested negative for heartworm, tick and lyme disease. He shows no sign of arthritis or hip issues. He really is amazing for his age. Kyle qualifies for a senior to senior adoption if you are over age 60. His adoption donation would just be $100. If you are not 60 or over, Kyle's donation would be $200. We also have foster to adopt programs. If you would like more information on Kyle, contact Robin at britrescueaz@cox.net or call after 4 pm to 602-501-1844.

Brittany

A.K.A. : Brittany Spaniel, Brittany Wiegref, Epagneul Breton French Brittany
Overview: The Brittany is a very active breed. Eager to please, this dog enjoys work or any family activity that lets him know he's the center of attention. If he can get a rigorous daily workout, he'll be very content.
Breed Group: Sporting
Weight (lbs): 30-40
Height (in): 17.5-20.5
Colors: Orange and white, liver and white, or tricolored.
Coat: Hair is either flat or wavy.
Character: Brittany Spaniels are very athletic and intelligent. Always quick and curious, they're a fun family pet.
Temperament: This breed gets along well with children and most household pets.
Care: The Brittany Spaniel requires regular grooming with a brush.
Training: This breed is very intelligent, so learns easily.
Activity: The Brittany Spaniel needs at least an hour exercise every day. It is not enough to go for long walks, but is better suited for running freely and playing in field sports.
Country of Origin: France
Health Issue: This breed is generally healthy, but may be prone to hip dysplasia and seizures.
Life Expectancy: 12-13

More About Brittany Breed
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    • Brittany Dog For Adoption in Curwensville, PA

      CO/Penny

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      Breed: Brittany
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: Curwensville, PA
      Posted Breed: Brittany (medium coat). Meet Miss (lucky) Penny. She’s so sweet you can’t help but fall in love with her. Penny doesn’t know she’s 14! Yep, 14! She thinks she’s still a young dog. She loves to play with her foster sister, and looks forward to walks and car rides. Don't let this petite 27 pound girl fool you. She has an adventurous spirit so she will escape if she is not watched carefully. Penny will need the security of a fenced yard to run around in. She is friendly to other dogs and absolutely loves people. Penny has a great appetite and doesn’t notice that she is missing teeth and that the ones there are not that great. A bully stick is Penny’s favorite thing to chew; however, she gets excited about any snack that might come her way. Because Penny is slightly under weight, she will need to remain on a high quality, grain free kibble. She makes sure she never misses a meal. Penny’s hearing isn’t quite what it used to be but she doesn’t miss out on anything. She loves being part of a pack, but doesn’t seem to mind when left on her own as long as her soothing puppy music is playing in the background. She would be fine being an only dog if she gets lots of attention and is part of the family. Penny is healthy (passed a senior blood panel), UTD on all vaccinations, heart worm negative, (on preventative), spayed, and micro chipped. Her adoption fee will be $200 to offset her vetting and to allow NBRAN to rescue more of these wonderful family members. If you are interested in making Penny a part of your family, please complete the on-line application by visiting www.NBRAN.org, Adoption Center, Adoption Application. Once the application is complete, you will hear from your local area State Coordinator. T his process includes a detailed phone interview, a vet check, and a home visit. Penny is eligible for our wonderful Senior-to-Senior program. If you are a senior, age 60 or over, her adoption fee is $100.
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    • Brittany-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Curwensville, PA

      LA/Baby Girl...

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      Breed: Brittany-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Curwensville, PA
      Posted Breed: Brittany / Hound / Mixed (short coat). Hi everyone! My name is Baby Girl! I'm about 6 years old and as sweet as can be. I'm a very lucky girl because NBRAN saved me from being sent to a shelter in Louisiana during the flooding that occurred there earlier last year. The shelters were overloaded already and any dog that was surrendered to shelters faced certain euthanasia. My previous owners could not keep me because I went after their chickens. Another family tried to help but their little boy was allergic to me. That's when a rescue partner reached out to NBRAN for help. Thanks to NBRAN, I'm an "honorary" Brittany mixed with some Hound. My foster Dad just loves me to pieces because I'm very easy going, lovable and sweet. I love to romp and play with my foster pals but when it's time for cuddles, I'm "all in"! I love kids and love to play or watch TV with them on the sofa! I'm housebroken and trustworthy in the house. I'm spayed and up to date on all my vaccinations. My foster home is in Louisiana but I can be transported up to 1200 miles through our Canine Railroad. My adoption fee is a modest $275.00 but trust me, I'm worth way more than that! If you're looking for a wonderful, loving, and playful companion, I'm your gal....Baby Girl, that is! For more information, please contact Denise Turgeon at brittsnbits@gmail.com.
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    • Brittany Dog For Adoption in Curwensville, PA

      OH/Thomas

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      Breed: Brittany
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: Curwensville, PA
      Posted Breed: Brittany (medium coat). This Very Handsome Liver and White boy is looking for his new forever home! I am a good boy. My name is Thomas, but my Mom calls me Tommy. NBRAN saved me, flea and tick ridden and with some small bite wounds, from a shelter. I am a senior boy (8-10 years old) with age related health issues including some lumps and bumps, arthritis, and hip dysplasia. I also have some chronic breathing issues. I was 10 lbs. overweight when rescued, but now I’m a good weight at about 50 lbs. My health issues have improved with weight loss, exercise, medical care, and good food, but a home without stairs is optimal. They say I am very “soft” because I get scared at loud noises or lots of commotion. I try to leave when I am uncomfortable. I get a little scared in new situations, but I adjust quickly. I am a good boy. They say I’m a very sweet, handsome boy. My tail wags a lot. I like people and other dogs, but NO CATS. I love to chew (my teeth are nubs) and need to have appropriate chew toys or I will find something inappropriate to chew. I love to explore the backyard with my foster sister, dig for “critters,” and chase squirrels. I will need a fenced yard at my new home to keep me safe as I chase little critters! Life is good at my foster home and I am a happy boy, but I would love a “forever” home of my own . I am a good boy. My adoption fee is $200.00 which allows NBRAN to help more of these wonderful pets. If you are interested in taking me into your home, please fill out an adoption application at the following link: https://www.nbran.org/adoptappl.asp . After filing out the adoption application you can contact Gaye Bricker a BeauBritt2@aol.com to discuss your interest in adopting me. NBRAN has team of awesome volunteers that will help in transporting me up to 1400 miles to my new home! How about it... Am I your guy? I'd love to have have a forever home of my own. I am a good boy!
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    • Brittany Dog For Adoption in Curwensville, PA

      KS/Riley

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      Breed: Brittany
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Curwensville, PA
      Posted Breed: Brittany (medium coat). Hello, folks I’m Riley!! I am one handsome orange and white 8 year old. Just look at me, aren’t I a handsome guy? I’ve been in foster care now for a while and I’m ready to move forward with my forever family. I especially hope that my new home will have me as their only dog and can give me all the attention that I deserve. I love treats and take them very gentle. I love to be snuggle and have a blanket on me. I love just to be with you and lay my head in your lap. So, let me tell ya a little bit about myself. First, I’m am housebroken and have very few, if any accidents! (I am able to go for 8 hours, but would like to go out more, if possible.) I love all the praise that I receive when using the restroom properly. Secondly, I’m a curious guy and love to hunt in the house so please close and secure cabinet doors and drawers especially in the kitchen where I’ll find a yummy treat!! Also, I need a fence that is at least 4’ . Hey, can you teach me about stairs? They are weird to me as I’ve not had much experience climbing them and want to learn. Oh, and if you must crate me I’m learning that too. I love being w/ my owner/s and will follow them everywhere. If you work from home, can come home for lunch or are retired I’m your guy!! You would be my perfect forever home. Oh, and I hope you don’t mind as I might sleep in the bed with you too, but my bed is great if you don’t. Foster Mom says I am enormously gentle and sweet with my two-legged Foster Siblings. The vet I see currently thinks my health is decent. So, come on what are you waiting for? Please complete an application and mention Riley! I promise you won’t regret it. Peace and Lots of love, Riley A Note from NBRAN and Foster Mom: Riley has Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency. EPI. That's his only diagnosis and it has become non-problematic. You take one enzyme tab, crush it, then let it sit in warm water for 15 minutes and then pour it on his food. Then he can eat it about five minutes. No problem. If someone reads about EPI they could get scared off but he has truly settled in and we have a routine and it is causing no problems. (When he took double the amount of enzyme, it was a problem because he was in a desperate panicked search for water then had a few accidents peeing in house. One tab and the thirst is manageable.) The EPI also needs the B12 injections and I believe they're $10-15. Monthly. Pancre Plus Tabs 500 is $80 and last 250 days, which lasts longer than 8 months. He sleeps in a crate nightly - no crying or barking. He is crated while we are not home. Does not pee or poop in crate. Needs a big one though - he does seem to freeze at times when putting in but usually quickly collapses on his many pillows and blankets. If you are interested in adopting me, please visit www.nbran.org to complete an adoption application on me. Contact either Nancy Walker at nwalker@capecod.net or Melinde Waddle at macgammy@gmail.com , for more information after you have filled out the application. The fee to adopt Riley in Kansas is $200 to offset part of his vetting and to allow NBRAN to rescue more of these wonderful pets. Transportation can be arranged up to 1400 miles with the adopter being responsible for the last 100 miles.
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    • Brittany Dog For Adoption in Curwensville, PA

      TN/Bailey

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      Breed: Brittany
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: Curwensville, PA
      Posted Breed: Brittany (medium coat). Please contact Anna (settertown@aol.com) for more information about this pet. Bailey is an 9yr old orange and white girl who was born 2/9/2008.She is an owner surrender. She is a very sweet, affectionate girl who needs to lose a few pounds. She is good with other dogs and older children. Bailey does best wearing a harness to walk her on as she is reluctant to leash walk She runs out with the other dogs to do her business and comes back to the door barking when she is finished. She will require a fenced yard. Bailey was spayed on March 22, 2016 and had a mammary tumor removed It was a Grade 1 malignancy with clean margins. She is UTD on vaccines and is HW negative. Bailey does well in the house.She can be a little devilish sometimes and steal something off the counter.. She also likes to get into the trash so it has to be put up. She picks her spot and lies there. Most of her antics occur when no one is home. She is not a real active dog so if you are looking for a laid back companion who just wants to be loved on, she is a great girl. She would be good for a senior person. She does not get upon furniture. Bailey is being fostered in Middle TN. For more info contact settertown@aol.com.
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      TN/Max

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      Breed: Brittany
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: Curwensville, PA
      Posted Breed: Brittany (medium coat). Max is a 10 yr old owner surrender.Max was hw positive. He has now been treated and as of 6/21 he was hw negative. Max is utd on vaccines and microchipped. He is good with other dogs but does not mingle or play with them. .. He is tolerant of most cats and ok with children but may jump up . . Max is mostly house and crate trained . He would do best in a home where someone works from home or is home all day. He is an energetic 10 yr old and very affectionate. He minds well and comes when called. He likes to sit beside you.Max is extremely afraid of storms and will need to be medicated or wear a thundershirt. . Max is being fostered in middle TN.For more information contact settertown@aol.com
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    • Brittany-English Setter Mix Dog For Adoption in Curwensville, PA

      TN/Snowy

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      Breed: Brittany-English Setter Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Curwensville, PA
      Posted Breed: English Setter / Brittany / Mixed (long coat). Snowy is a 3 year old Brittany/Setter mix who was an owner surrender to metro animal control because the landlord would not let them keep her. She is white and liver with freckles on her face and some liver ticking in her white. Snowy can be a little shy and skittish around new people. One of her quirks is that she gets nervous and reactive when people put their hands over her head. She may nip when this happens. She will go in a crate but would prefer not to. She's trustworthy in the house alone and really doesn't need to be crated at all. Snowy walks well on leash and is housebroken. Snowy will not come when called and it becomes a game for her. She is good with other dogs and prefers watching cats instead of chasing them. She likes standing on her hind legs for a treat. Snowy will only be adopted locally and will not be adopted to homes with small children. Snowy can be a picky eater at times but is getting better. She hasn't attempted to climb over or dig out under the fence. She needs more work on recall. Snowy is totally vetted, microchipped, tattooed at spay site and HW negative. She is being fostered in Tennessee. Her adoption fee is $325.00. For more information contact settertown@aol.com
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    • Border Collie-Brittany Mix Dog For Adoption in Curwensville, PA

      TN/Addy

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      Breed: Border Collie-Brittany Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Curwensville, PA
      Posted Breed: Brittany / Border Collie / Mixed (long coat). Addy is a one and half year old girl that was pulled from a kill shelter in TN. It is believed she is a Brittany/border collie mix. She is somewhat shy in new situations. She thoroughly enjoys playing with other dogs and loves being outside. Getting her to come back in is a game for her. She has not been a digger or fence climber. She has been spayed, had all her shots and microchipped. She is heartworm negative. Addy is crate trained and housebroken and has not chewed her bedding up Addy would enjoy another dog to play with. She would need to be fed separately as she can get a little food aggressive if another dog gets around her food. She loves attention and likes to be able to get outside some during the day so a home where someone is home part of the day would be ideal for her. ... She will require a fenced yard. Addy was adopted and returned because she would not bond with the family and she kept escaping. She would do best with a female adopter who has another dog and a secure fence. Addy is a little shy and it takes a while for her to warm up to you. She needs someone who can spend a lot of time with her. For more information on Addy, you may contact settertown@aol.com She is being fostered in TN. Her adoption fee is 325.00 and she can be transported up to l400 miles.
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      AZ/Calvin

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      Breed: Brittany
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Curwensville, PA
      Posted Breed: Brittany (medium coat). This handsome boy is Calvin. He is approximately 9 years old. With that alert look and sparkle in his eye, would you believe he is blind? Most people that meet him for the first time don't even recognize that he is blind because Calvin's blindness doesn't stop him from enjoying life. Calvin was surrendered by his family after he went blind and they were not prepared to cope with a blind dog. His blindness was most likely the result of SARDS (Sudden Acquired Retinal Degeneration Syndrome) a disease in dogs causing sudden blindness. But poor Calvin was also dealt another bad card that his previous owner probably did not address or recognize. He also has a condition called Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) which is the inability to properly digest food due to a lack of digestive enzymes made by the pancreas. He was very thin and basically starving to death when he arrived in Arizona. Now with a special enzyme mixed in his food twice a day, he is thriving and almost getting FAT! This enzyme is ordered from an on-line company and reasonably priced. Calvin is one special boy and deserves someone that recognizes just how special is really is. He is very loving, likes belly rubs and enjoys sitting in "his" chair on the front porch "watching" the neighborhood. If you would like to know more about Calvin or may be interested in adopting him, please contact Robin at britrescueaz@cox.net. Our adoption process includes an application, interview, home visit and vet check. His adoption donation is $200. Any person aged 60 years or over may adopt a senior dog (8 yrs or older) for $100. Calvin's not the dog for you? That's OK, we understand. But you can still help give him a great life. Contributions for Calvin's care can be made via our website www.nbran.org. Please designate that your donation is specifically for AZ-Calvin.
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    • Brittany-Pointer Mix Dog For Adoption in Curwensville, PA

      AZ/BUSTER

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      Breed: Brittany-Pointer Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Curwensville, PA
      Posted Breed: Brittany / Pointer / Mixed (short coat). Buster was turned into a Missouri shelter because his family could no longer care for him. The shelter contacted NBRAN to see if we could help him. Our wonderful team of volunteers gassed up their cars and drove Buster to Phoenix to start his new life. After arriving in Arizona, Buster was successfully treated for Heartworm. He is now heartworm free. He also has been treated for Valley Fever. This sweet boy deserves a loving home. Buster is very active for a 10 year old and loves looking for birds in the back yard. He is crate trained, house broken and good with other dogs. If you would like more information about Buster, please fill out an application at http://www.nbran.org/adoptappl.asp and then contact Robin Smith at britrescueaz@cox.net Buster's adoption fee is $175. Any person aged 60 years or older may adopt for $100.
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