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Betty Lou - Chihuahua (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Chihuahua Dog For Adoption in Benton, LA, USA

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Organization Name: Ninna's Road to Rescue
Location: Benton, LA 71006
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Breed: Chihuahua
Gender: Female Female
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Betty Lou

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Tan/Yellow/Fawn with White
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 03/07/2016
Location: Benton, LA 71006
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Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
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Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
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  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Chihuahua (short coat). ~~FOR ADOPTION! INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY: E-mail roadtorescue@bellsouth.net for an adoption application. PLEASE read profile thoroughly BEFORE requesting an application. Betty Lou (female) 9 YEAR OLD CHIHUAHUA – OWNERS WENT TO NURSING HOME – FULLY VETTED – 6.8 POUNDS - ADOPTION FEE $125 - Intake date: 1/31/14 Visit www.RoadtoRescueLA.org and click on “Adopt” for more information about Betty Lou or read below: I’m a tiny, very shy 9 year old Chihuahua. I weigh 6.8 pounds. I came to NR2R when a relative contacted us that I was tied to their front porch when the in-laws went to a nursing home. How sad that a beloved pet would be treated with such indignity. I’m thankful to now be at NR2R. I’ve now been spayed, heartworm tested (negative), vaccinated, given a dental, and dewormed. I must have lived in a really quiet home because I’m not used to all the sights and sounds of the rescue. Diana decided to take me home for a while to make me more comfortable and I go to the rescue once or twice a week to help me get used to that environment as well. I’m very shy, but will bond quickly and hard to whoever is caring for me. I stick like glue to Diana. I get along with other dogs and don’t mind cats. I’m not the playful type. I enjoy lap and quiet time, so ideally a home with an older person would be wonderful. NR2R doesn’t know and can’t guarantee that I’m housetrained and my adopter would need to understand that housetraining takes time, patience, trust, and consistency. Because I’m so tiny, I’m never to be left outside alone, ever! As with almost all the dogs at NR2R, young children or a very active household is not recommended. Only adopters with a responsible dog ownership history and excellent vet reference need apply. If you’d like to bring me into your heart and home, I promise to give you many years of love, companionship, and loyalty. (FREE MICROCHIP IMPLANT and LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP NOW INCLUDED WITH ALL ADOPTIONS) Enrollment of chip REQUIRED at time of adoption – cost $10.99 – enrollment to be done over the phone before the dog leaves the facility. $10.99 equals LIFETIME enrollment. **IMPORTANT NOTES: This pet is available for adoption through Ninna’s Road to Rescue, Benton, La. We are 501c3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to rescue small-breed dogs and a handful of cats and to re-home them into RESPONSIBLE and CARING forever homes. To apply to be approved to adopt, please e-mail roadtorescue@bellsouth.net for an adoption application. Time may be of the essence if you are looking to adopt a specific animal. We do not reserve animals, unless and until we have approved your application, provided the animal is still available at the time we receive your application. The first APPROVED application we receive will be considered. We are NOT a first come, first serve rescue!! We adopt our rescues out to the RIGHT home, not just A home. Only responsible pet owners need apply. Applying to adopt does NOT commit you to the adoption until you’ve met the pet (unless you already have). www.RoadtoRescueLA.org

Chihuahua

Overview: The Chihuahua is a tiny bundle of joy. Kids love him ' and for good reason. This breed seems always excited about something. They do best as an indoor dog, but they love to scamper around in the yard ' in suitable weather.
Breed Group: Toy
Weight (lbs): 6
Height (in): 6-9
Colors: Any.
Coat: Smooth with soft, glossy hair or long with soft straight or wavy coat and fringed ears.
Character: Chihuahuas are very intelligent little dogs that are much more brave than their small size suggests. They often bond with only one person.
Temperament: This breed usually lives with other dogs and cats very easily. Children should be taught how to play with this small dog as many try to treat it as a toy.
Care: The Chihuahua requires occasional grooming with a brush and comb. Trim claws and check teeth on a regular basis. Care of the long coat entails brushing 2 to 3 times a week.
Training: This breed is eager to learn, so don't let the small size deter you from properly training him.
Activity: Chihuahuas can typically get sufficient exercise by playing indoors.
Country of Origin: Mexico
Health Issue: This breed has a short nose and large eyes, which can cause some problems (e.g., wheezing, dry eye, glaucoma). They are prone to slipped stifle, gum problems, colds, stress, and rheumatism.
Life Expectancy: about 15 or more

More About Chihuahua Breed
If you’re looking to adopt a dog and don’t know where to start, puppyfinder.com is an excellent source for information about adopting a dog and will connect you with hundreds of shelters across the US that have adoptable puppies and older dogs waiting for forever homes.
  1. Do your research – find out what types of dogs would be a good fit for your lifestyle and the activity level of your family. Also keep in mind the grooming needs of certain breeds that might require frequent maintenance.
  2. Decide what you can handle – before you get sucked in by all the adorable puppy eyes you’re about to see, think long and hard about the appropriate age dog for your family or if you are capable of caring for a special needs dog. Puppies are a lot of work, if you don’t have time for potty training and obedience classes you’ll want to consider an older dog. There are plenty of middle aged, vibrant dogs up for adoption as well as many senior dogs that would be a great fit for a family looking for a more subdued dog with lots of love to give.
  3. Learn about the shelters and their adoption policies – It might be easier to start looking at shelters within a certain radius of home but don’t be afraid to venture out to other states as well. Many states have larger populations of adoptable dogs and their shelters are willing to transport pets to suitable adopting families. Some shelters might have requirements for a home visit, a fenced yard or require you to visit the pet multiple times before you commit to adopting. Understand that the shelters are doing their best to place the pets in suitable homes and these requirements are in the best interest of both you and the pet.
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  5. Meet in person. Whenever possible it is best to meet the animal in person before agreeing to bring them into your life. Even though photos and descriptions can tell you a bit about a dog, you can’t get a true feeling for the animal until you are able to interact with them and make sure they are a good fit for your entire family, including other pets.
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    • Shih Tzu-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Benton, LA, USA

      Jovi

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      Breed: Shih Tzu-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Shih Tzu / Terrier / Mixed (medium coat). NEW INTAKE: Jovi - male - approx 2 years old - 10.2 pounds - Shih Tzu/Terrier mix What's your story little guy? Don't we wish we knew. Jovi came to us from Caddo Parish Animal Services. He was picked up by an ACO running at large. When I (Ninna) spotted him at the shelter, I entered his kennel to sit with him. He was shaking so hard... scared out of his mind. He was cautiously growling at me, but never tried to bite. I slip-leashed him and drew him near... as he resis ted the entire time. Over the next few days, I visited him as I waited for his stray hold to be up. Today his stray hold ended and I went to pick him up. Today, he did not growl. Today, he relaxed in my arms. Today, I petted him and he didn't flinch as much. He's currently at our vet for neutering, shots, heartworm/fecal testing, shave-down, etc. After he is done at our vet, we'll bring him to the rescue to work on his emotional and trust healing. We just know he will come around with a lot of trust-building exercises from our amazing volunteers! More info coming soon, but until we learn more about his temperament, we are not taking applications. If you’d like to help us continue to save shelter dogs in need, please Paypal your donation to www.paypal.me/NR2R OR click on the donate button on our Facebook page, OR visit our website at www.RoadtoRescueLA.org and click on the donate button. We can only continue our good work through donations from the community. Thank you for your support!
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    • Poodle (Miniature) Dog For Adoption in Benton, LA, USA

      Scrappie

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      Breed: Poodle (Miniature)
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Poodle (Miniature) (medium coat). NEW INTAKE: Scrappie - male - approx 8 years old - approx 6 pounds - Poodle Sadly, Scrappie's daddy passed away last Saturday. We were contacted by a family member for help. He's a sweet, tiny little guy looking for a new home now. He's heading to our vet tomorrow for vaccinations, heartworm/fecal testing, etc. He is already neutered. He doesn't have any teeth... so he's a soft food little guy. More info coming soon. Adoption fee $170, which includes microchipping and enrollment fee. To pre-apply, e-mail roadtorescue@bellsouth.net for an adoption application. Only adopters with a responsible dog ownership history and excellent vet reference need apply. More pics and a full write-up will be posted in the next few days. **IMPORTANT NOTES** *All of our adoptable dogs are small, and they are never to be left outside alone, ever! We only rehome our dogs to adopters that plan to have them as inside dogs and part of the family! We do allow adopters with doggie doors, provided there is SECURE fencing. There is no exception to this rule! *NO SMALL CHILDREN!! As with almost all the dogs at NR2R, young children or a very active household is not recommended. Many of our dogs come to us BECAUSE of small children, thus we do not rehome our dogs to homes with babies or young children. Even if the children are older, it would depend on the child AND the parent or parents. *We do not guarantee that any of our adoptable dogs are housetrained. While most should be easily trained, keep in mind that they live in a rescue where they have access to the outdoors all day and are inside at night. Even if they were surrendered to us as housetrained, it doesn’t mean they will automatically be housetrained in your home. Housetraining them should be easy in the right home with time, patience, and consistency. *Only adopters with a responsible dog ownership history and excellent vet reference need apply. If you bring this pet into your heart and home, you will receive in return many years of love, companionship, and loyalty. That’s our guarantee.
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    • Mal-Shi Dog For Adoption in Benton, LA, USA

      Meryl

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      Breed: Mal-Shi
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Maltese / Shih Tzu / Mixed (long coat). NEW INTAKE: Meryl - female - Approx 5 years old - 10.8 pounds - Maltese/Shih Tzu mix Meryl came to us from Caddo Parish Animal Services. She was seized by CPAS from a neglectful home. She's infested with fleas and missing much of her hair. She is matted and also suffering from an upper respiratory infection. She is currently at our vet where she will get the care she needs. For now, we are not taking applications until she is cleared by the vet. More info coming soon!
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    • Jack Russell Terrier Dog For Adoption in Benton, LA, USA

      Mommacita

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      Breed: Jack Russell Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Jack Russell Terrier (medium coat). FOR ADOPTION! Note: Only those with a responsible dog ownership history and excellent vet reference need apply. (For more pics, visit nr2r.petfinder.com or www.RoadtoRescueLA.org) INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY: E-mail roadtorescue@bellsouth.net for an adoption application. PLEASE read profile thoroughly BEFORE requesting an application. Mommacita (female) Intake date: 2/13/2017 Jack Russell Terrier Approx 1 year old 13.4 pounds Adoption fee: $170, which includes microchip and enrollment fee Good with other dogs: yes Cats: NO! Vetting: altered (spayed/neutered), UTD on shots, heartworm negative Health issues: none found Temperament: Very sweet, submissive, lovable and loves to give kisses. Energy level: medium (happy to be in your lap getting love or playing) Groom needs: medium (wire-haired... just needs brushing from time to time) Intake reason: Mommacita came to us from a situation where she was living outdoors at someone’s house for over 2 months. The neighbor grew concerned and contacted us. We explained that the owner would need to release her. The neighbor got a release from the owner releasing her to the neighbor and we got a release from the neighbor releasing her to us. She came to us pregnant, but of course, we had no idea who the father was. On 3/9/2017, she went into labor. She delivered three puppies on her own and the other three had to be taken via c-section. Unfortunately, two were stillborn. During the c-section, they went ahead and spayed her. After about 4 1/2 weeks, Mommacita was tired of the puppies so we quickly weaned them from her and brought her to the rescue and NOW, she’s ready for her furever home! Since she’s been with us a while... we’ve come to know her quite well. We know she hates cats! When the cats lie around on the screened-in porch of the Meow House, she wants nothing but to get to them. Mommacita is loving and sweet. She’s responsive to her human and understands “no” and definitely knows her name. She cries when she can’t see her human so we would prefer a home for her where the owner is home more often than not. Her cry is actually what alerted the neighbor to her when she was kept in the backyard. We are all in love with little Mommacita and want for her the most amazing home ever! **IMPORTANT NOTES** *All of our adoptable dogs are small, and they are never to be left outside alone, ever! We only rehome our dogs to adopters that plan to have them as inside dogs and part of the family! We do allow adopters with doggie doors, provided there is SECURE fencing. There is no exception to this rule! *NO SMALL CHILDREN!! As with almost all the dogs at NR2R, young children or a very active household is not recommended. Many of our dogs come to us BECAUSE of small children, thus we do not rehome our dogs to homes with babies or young children. KEEP THIS IN MIND IF YOU HAVE VISITING GRANDCHILDREN AS WELL! Even if the children are older, it would depend on the child AND the parent or parents. *HOUSETRAINING: We do NOT guarantee that any of our adoptable dogs are housetrained. While most should be easily trained, keep in mind that they live in a rescue where they have access to the outdoors all day and are inside at night. Even if they were surrendered to us as housetrained, it doesn’t mean they will automatically be housetrained in your home. Housetraining them should be easy in the right home with time, patience, and consistency. *We do not guarantee the age, health or temperament of any of the dogs we rehome. Many of the dogs we take in come from animal control and rarely do we have histories and even when we do, many times the histories are inaccurate. *Only adopters with a responsible dog ownership history and excellent vet reference need apply. If you bring this pet into your heart and home, you will receive in return many years of love, companionship, and loyalty. That’s our guarantee. Other notes: This pet is available for adoption through Ninna’s Road to Rescue, Benton, La. We are 501c3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to rescue small-breed dogs and a handful of cats and to re-home them into RESPONSIBLE and CARING forever homes. To apply to be approved to adopt, please e-mail roadtorescue@bellsouth.net for an adoption application. Time may be of the essence if you are looking to adopt a specific animal. We do not reserve animals, unless and until we have approved your application, provided the animal is still available at the time we receive your application. The first APPROVED application we receive will be considered. We are NOT a first come, first serve rescue!! We adopt our rescues out to the RIGHT home, not just A home. Only responsible pet owners need apply. Applying to adopt does NOT commit you to the adoption until you’ve met the pet (unless you already have). www.RoadtoRescueLA.org
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    • Lhasa Apso Dog For Adoption in Benton, LA, USA

      McNubbins

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      Breed: Lhasa Apso
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Lhasa Apso (long coat). *HEARTWORM POSITIVE (see “heartworm positive” notes below) FOR ADOPTION! Note: Only those with a responsible dog ownership history and excellent vet reference need apply. (For more pics, visit nr2r.petfinder.com or www.RoadtoRescueLA.org) INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY: E-mail roadtorescue@bellsouth.net for an adoption application. PLEASE read profile thoroughly BEFORE requesting an application. McNubbins (male) Intake date: 4/19/2017 Lhasa Apso mix Approx 2 years old 12.9 pounds Adoption fee: $170, which includes microchip and enrollment fee Good with other dogs: yes Cats: yes Vetting: altered (spayed/neutered), UTD on shots, heartworm POSITIVE, fecal negative, semi shave-down (back end heavily matted), 6 month Proheart injection Health issues: heartworm positive (see heartworm notes below) Temperament: Very sweet boy, playful, fun! Energy level: medium (great mixture of playfulness and calm) Groom needs: High – will require grooming every few weeks Intake reason: McNubbins came to us from Caddo Parish Animal Services. We spotted him one week and he was still there the next and heartworm positive so he could not go into adoptions. Shelters don’t typically put heartworm positive dogs in adoptions because they want to make sure that a rescue addresses the heartworms and finds them a home where the adopter will continue to address the heartworms. McNubbins is the sweetest little guy, however, he came from a home that didn’t appreciate him or care for him as they should have. He was heavily matted around his back end and missing much of his hair due to a flea allergy. Of course, we made sure he got rid of those pesky pests right away. McNubbins loves to play with his toys, get attention from the volunteers and play with the other dogs. He’s just an all-around cool doggie and is going to make one lucky adopter very happy for many years to come! Heartworms: Don’t let heartworms discourage you from adopting a heartworm positive dog! We have tons of examples of dogs adopted and then ultimately testing heartworm negative following our instructions! McNubbins is on (or has completed) twice a day Doxycycline for 30 days, and he/she has received a 6 month Proheart injection. The Doxycycline kills bacteria, which heartworms thrive on, thus weakening the heartworms and eventually they will die off, but it could take months and possibly up to two years before (s)he will be heartworm free. The 6 month Proheart injection (which is a heartworm preventive that lasts for 6 months) kills any heartworm larvae and sterilizes the adult heartworms so they no longer reproduce. While the “gentle kill” or “slow kill” method does take longer than traditional harsh veterinary treatment, we prefer this method because there is less risk, it is not as harsh on the dog and the dog does not have to be confined for up to two months during the treatment. We recommend the dog continue a course of Doxycycline every 60 days (in other words, 30 days on... 60 days off... and so on for one year), plus the 6 month Proheart injection every 6 months or a monthly heartworm prevention. After one year, we recommend the dog be retested. If positive, continue the Doxycycline 30 days on... 60 days off method (plus heartworm prevention). If negative, just continue with regular heartworm prevention. We do require that any interested adopters understand heartworms. They must also agree to continue our method of treatment or, if they wish, they can opt for traditional veterinary treatment; however they cannot choose to do nothing and we do require an agreement/contract be signed that the adopter will continue with a plan to rid him/her of the heartworms. We highly recommend that you discuss this with your veterinarian BEFORE applying, as some vets will ONLY do the traditional veterinary treatment... (which is poison). **IMPORTANT NOTES** *All of our adoptable dogs are small, and they are never to be left outside alone, ever! We only rehome our dogs to adopters that plan to have them as inside dogs and part of the family! We do allow adopters with doggie doors, provided there is SECURE fencing. There is no exception to this rule! *NO SMALL CHILDREN!! As with almost all the dogs at NR2R, young children or a very active household is not recommended. Many of our dogs come to us BECAUSE of small children, thus we do not rehome our dogs to homes with babies or young children. KEEP THIS IN MIND IF YOU HAVE VISITING GRANDCHILDREN AS WELL! Even if the children are older, it would depend on the child AND the parent or parents. *HOUSETRAINING: We do NOT guarantee that any of our adoptable dogs are housetrained. While most should be easily trained, keep in mind that they live in a rescue where they have access to the outdoors all day and are inside at night. Even if they were surrendered to us as housetrained, it doesn’t mean they will automatically be housetrained in your home. Housetraining them should be easy in the right home with time, patience, and consistency. *We do not guarantee the age, health or temperament of any of the dogs we rehome. Many of the dogs we take in come from animal control and rarely do we have histories and even when we do, many times the histories are inaccurate. *Only adopters with a responsible dog ownership history and excellent vet reference need apply. If you bring this pet into your heart and home, you will receive in return many years of love, companionship, and loyalty. That’s our guarantee. Other notes: This pet is available for adoption through Ninna’s Road to Rescue, Benton, La. We are 501c3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to rescue small-breed dogs and a handful of cats and to re-home them into RESPONSIBLE and CARING forever homes. To apply to be approved to adopt, please e-mail roadtorescue@bellsouth.net for an adoption application. Time may be of the essence if you are looking to adopt a specific animal. We do not reserve animals, unless and until we have approved your application, provided the animal is still available at the time we receive your application. The first APPROVED application we receive will be considered. We are NOT a first come, first serve rescue!! We adopt our rescues out to the RIGHT home, not just A home. Only responsible pet owners need apply. Applying to adopt does NOT commit you to the adoption until you’ve met the pet (unless you already have). www.RoadtoRescueLA.org
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    • Shih Tzu-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Benton, LA, USA

      Baxter

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      Breed: Shih Tzu-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Shih Tzu / Mixed (medium coat). FOR ADOPTION! Note: Only those with a responsible dog ownership history and excellent vet reference need apply. (For more pics, visit nr2r.petfinder.com or www.RoadtoRescueLA.org) INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY: E-mail roadtorescue@bellsouth.net for an adoption application. PLEASE read profile thoroughly BEFORE requesting an application. Baxter (male) Intake date: 4/26/2017 8 years old 14.7 pounds Adoption fee: $170, which includes microchip and enrollment fee Good with other dogs: yes Cats: yes Vetting: altered (spayed/neutered), UTD on shots, heartworm negative, fecal negative, missing hair (performed skin scrape – negative, thyroid check – normal, ruled as flea allergies), Bravecto (3 month flea preventive given) Health issues: none found Temperament: very sweet, loving, responsive, playful Energy level: low-medium, can be playful or calm Groom needs: medium, will require grooming every few weeks Intake reason: Baxter came to us from DeSoto Animal Control. He was surrendered there by his owners because they were moving. We were tagged on Facebook of a video of him crying. It was heartbreaking! We pulled him and got him straight to our vet. He had red, itchy skin and was missing much of his hair. He was miserable! His skin scrape was negative and his thyroid check was normal, so it was ruled as flea allergies and environmental. He received an antibiotics injection, medicated bath (and he continues to receive those) and a 3 month Bravecto. He’s improved so much and there’s no more itching! His hair is already starting to grow back. He’s an adorable little guy with a wonderful personality. He is going to make someone very happy for many years to come. **IMPORTANT NOTES** *All of our adoptable dogs are small, and they are never to be left outside alone, ever! We only rehome our dogs to adopters that plan to have them as inside dogs and part of the family! We do allow adopters with doggie doors, provided there is SECURE fencing. There is no exception to this rule! *NO SMALL CHILDREN!! As with almost all the dogs at NR2R, young children or a very active household is not recommended. Many of our dogs come to us BECAUSE of small children, thus we do not rehome our dogs to homes with babies or young children. KEEP THIS IN MIND IF YOU HAVE VISITING GRANDCHILDREN AS WELL! Even if the children are older, it would depend on the child AND the parent or parents. *HOUSETRAINING: We do NOT guarantee that any of our adoptable dogs are housetrained. While most should be easily trained, keep in mind that they live in a rescue where they have access to the outdoors all day and are inside at night. Even if they were surrendered to us as housetrained, it doesn’t mean they will automatically be housetrained in your home. Housetraining them should be easy in the right home with time, patience, and consistency. *We do not guarantee the age, health or temperament of any of the dogs we rehome. Many of the dogs we take in come from animal control and rarely do we have histories and even when we do, many times the histories are inaccurate. *Only adopters with a responsible dog ownership history and excellent vet reference need apply. If you bring this pet into your heart and home, you will receive in return many years of love, companionship, and loyalty. That’s our guarantee. Other notes: This pet is available for adoption through Ninna’s Road to Rescue, Benton, La. We are 501c3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to rescue small-breed dogs and a handful of cats and to re-home them into RESPONSIBLE and CARING forever homes. To apply to be approved to adopt, please e-mail roadtorescue@bellsouth.net for an adoption application. Time may be of the essence if you are looking to adopt a specific animal. We do not reserve animals, unless and until we have approved your application, provided the animal is still available at the time we receive your application. The first APPROVED application we receive will be considered. We are NOT a first come, first serve rescue!! We adopt our rescues out to the RIGHT home, not just A home. Only responsible pet owners need apply. Applying to adopt does NOT commit you to the adoption until you’ve met the pet (unless you already have). www.RoadtoRescueLA.org
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    • Dachshund Dog For Adoption in Benton, LA, USA

      Slinky

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      Breed: Dachshund
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Dachshund (short coat). FOR ADOPTION! Note: Only those with a responsible dog ownership history and excellent vet reference need apply. (For more pics, visit nr2r.petfinder.com or www.RoadtoRescueLA.org) INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY: E-mail roadtorescue@bellsouth.net for an adoption application. PLEASE read profile thoroughly BEFORE requesting an application. Slinky (female) Original intake date: 10/2/2015 Adopted: 12/19/2015 Returned: 4/6/2017 Dachshund 11 years old 8.9 pounds Adoption fee: $140, which includes microchip and enrollment fee Good with other dogs: yes Cats: yes Vetting: altered (spayed/neutered), UTD on shots, heartworm negative Health issues: none found Temperament: Sweet and friendly, submissive Energy level: Can be playful or calm! Groom needs: low Intake reason: Slinky originally came to us on 12/19/2015 from Bossier City Animal Control. She was surrendered there by her owner indicating she wasn’t home enough to take care of her. She was with us for over two and half months... long enough for us to know that she’s an amazingly sweet, drama-free dog. At 10 years old at that time, we were so happy when someone applied to adopt her to give her a home. Unfortunately, after 15 months in her home, we were contacted that she wasn’t getting along with the other dogs in the home or the wife. We absolutely do not understand this because this was not her personality at all. Since being back, she’s not caused any problems with any of the dogs and only wants our attention. She’s so submissive and sweet and it breaks our hearts that now... at 11 years old, she is AGAIN abandoned and looking for a home. Try as we might, we look for furever homes for the little ones we take in and our return rate is VERY low... but in just one week, we’ve had two dogs returned that were in their homes for a over a year. We won’t fail Slinky again... so please if you do apply, make sure you’ve considered that your home should be their furever home, not their temporary home... especially when the dog is an older dog. **IMPORTANT NOTES** *All of our adoptable dogs are small, and they are never to be left outside alone, ever! We only rehome our dogs to adopters that plan to have them as inside dogs and part of the family! We do allow adopters with doggie doors, provided there is SECURE fencing. There is no exception to this rule! *NO SMALL CHILDREN!! As with almost all the dogs at NR2R, young children or a very active household is not recommended. Many of our dogs come to us BECAUSE of small children, thus we do not rehome our dogs to homes with babies or young children. KEEP THIS IN MIND IF YOU HAVE VISITING GRANDCHILDREN AS WELL! Even if the children are older, it would depend on the child AND the parent or parents. *HOUSETRAINING: We do NOT guarantee that any of our adoptable dogs are housetrained. While most should be easily trained, keep in mind that they live in a rescue where they have access to the outdoors all day and are inside at night. Even if they were surrendered to us as housetrained, it doesn’t mean they will automatically be housetrained in your home. Housetraining them should be easy in the right home with time, patience, and consistency. *We do not guarantee the age, health or temperament of any of the dogs we rehome. Many of the dogs we take in come from animal control and rarely do we have histories and even when we do, many times the histories are inaccurate. *Only adopters with a responsible dog ownership history and excellent vet reference need apply. If you bring this pet into your heart and home, you will receive in return many years of love, companionship, and loyalty. That’s our guarantee. Other notes: This pet is available for adoption through Ninna’s Road to Rescue, Benton, La. We are 501c3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to rescue small-breed dogs and a handful of cats and to re-home them into RESPONSIBLE and CARING forever homes. To apply to be approved to adopt, please e-mail roadtorescue@bellsouth.net for an adoption application. Time may be of the essence if you are looking to adopt a specific animal. We do not reserve animals, unless and until we have approved your application, provided the animal is still available at the time we receive your application. The first APPROVED application we receive will be considered. We are NOT a first come, first serve rescue!! We adopt our rescues out to the RIGHT home, not just A home. Only responsible pet owners need apply. Applying to adopt does NOT commit you to the adoption until you’ve met the pet (unless you already have). www.RoadtoRescueLA.org
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    • Poodle (Miniature)-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Benton, LA, USA

      Jenga

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      Breed: Poodle (Miniature)-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Poodle (Miniature) / Schnauzer / Mixed (medium coat). He LOVES TO TAKE WALKS! FOR ADOPTION! Note: Only those with a responsible dog ownership history and excellent vet reference need apply. (For more pics, visit nr2r.petfinder.com or www.RoadtoRescueLA.org) INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY: E-mail roadtorescue@bellsouth.net for an adoption application. PLEASE read profile thoroughly BEFORE requesting an application. Jenga (male) Intake date: 1/21/2017 Schnauzer/Poodle mix Approx 7-8 years old 9.6 pounds Adoption fee: $170, which includes microchip and enrollment fee Good with other dogs: yes (selectively) Cats: yes Vetting: altered (spayed/neutered), UTD on shots, heartworm negative, fecal negative, shave down Health issues: none found Temperament: playful, social, loves to play ball, can be stubborn Grooming needs: high, will require grooming every few weeks Intake reason: Jenga came to us from Caddo Parish Animal Services. He was heavily matted. His tail was so matted it dragged the ground. He had to have a shave down, but now his hair is growing out and he's stunning! He LOVES to take walks and he loves to play ball, but when he brings it back to you, he growls when you try to get it from him. Silly boy! Ideally, we'd love a home where he is the only dog because he does get jealous of other dogs. He needs a home with an experienced dog owner. He does well in his kennel... only barking if he is alarmed. We first noticed him at CPAS, in a kennel with several other dogs. He stood out because he came right up to us for attention. We’d love a home for him that will show him what it’s like to be in a happy home... where he will be loved and cared for as he should be. **IMPORTANT NOTES** *All of our adoptable dogs are small, and they are never to be left outside alone, ever! We only rehome our dogs to adopters that plan to have them as inside dogs and part of the family! We do allow adopters with doggie doors, provided there is SECURE fencing. There is no exception to this rule! *NO SMALL CHILDREN!! As with almost all the dogs at NR2R, young children or a very active household is not recommended. Many of our dogs come to us BECAUSE of small children, thus we do not rehome our dogs to homes with babies or young children. KEEP THIS IN MIND IF YOU HAVE VISITING GRANDCHILDREN AS WELL! Even if the children are older, it would depend on the child AND the parent or parents. *HOUSETRAINING: We do NOT guarantee that any of our adoptable dogs are housetrained. While most should be easily trained, keep in mind that they live in a rescue where they have access to the outdoors all day and are inside at night. Even if they were surrendered to us as housetrained, it doesn’t mean they will automatically be housetrained in your home. Housetraining them should be easy in the right home with time, patience, and consistency. *We do not guarantee the age, health or temperament of any of the dogs we rehome. Many of the dogs we take in come from animal control and rarely do we have histories and even when we do, many times the histories are inaccurate. *Only adopters with a responsible dog ownership history and excellent vet reference need apply. If you bring this pet into your heart and home, you will receive in return many years of love, companionship, and loyalty. That’s our guarantee. Other notes: This pet is available for adoption through Ninna’s Road to Rescue, Benton, La. We are 501c3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to rescue small-breed dogs and a handful of cats and to re-home them into RESPONSIBLE and CARING forever homes. To apply to be approved to adopt, please e-mail roadtorescue@bellsouth.net for an adoption application. Time may be of the essence if you are looking to adopt a specific animal. We do not reserve animals, unless and until we have approved your application, provided the animal is still available at the time we receive your application. The first APPROVED application we receive will be considered. We are NOT a first come, first serve rescue!! We adopt our rescues out to the RIGHT home, not just A home. Only responsible pet owners need apply. Applying to adopt does NOT commit you to the adoption until you’ve met the pet (unless you already have). www.RoadtoRescueLA.org
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    • Chiranian Dog For Adoption in Benton, LA, USA

      Miles

      verified

      rescue
      Breed: Chiranian
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pomeranian / Chihuahua / Mixed (medium coat). FOR ADOPTION! (For more pics, visit nr2r.petfinder.com or www.RoadtoRescueLA.org) INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY: E-mail roadtorescue@bellsouth.net for an adoption application. PLEASE read profile thoroughly BEFORE requesting an application. Miles (male) Intake date: 11/21/15 Pomeranian/Chihuahua mix 5-7 years old 5.4 pounds Adoption fee: $140, which includes microchip and enrollment fee (ask about our senior citizen discount!) (Special-needs: Adoption fee waived to excellent home!) Good with other dogs: yes Cats: yes Vetting: altered (spayed/neutered), UTD on shots, heartworm negative, fecal negative, dental performed Health issues: His front right paw turns out. Our vet determined he was born this way. It does not hinder him in any way. Temperament: Bossy! Intake reason: You may be wondering why it’s taken us a month to post official adoption photos of Miles. He originally came to us on 11/21/15, from Caddo Animal Control. When he first came to us, he was acting unpredictably. One minute he would want you to pet him... the next minute he was ready to bite you. We felt that we didn’t want to post him for adoption until he got more comfortable at our rescue and so we could further evaluate his temperament. He has never shown this behavior with Ninna, although she has witnessed him doing it with other volunteers. Over the past few weeks, he’s calmed down a lot, but he is very bonded with Ninna. It appears that he will bond closely with one person. For that reason, we are looking for a home for him with one adult and and no children. He’s fine with other dogs, but does have a problem with dogs that are rambunctious. Ideally, he would like a home with other dogs, but dogs that are calm. We believe he’s had to claim his space over the years due to his tiny size. When we leave the rescue, he gets very upset... barking, barking, barking. He wants to be with his human... so, ideally, a home where the owner is home more often that not is best. He is not destructive when we are gone, so we don’t believe this is separation anxiety. We believe it’s more that he is mad we are leaving. So, in the end, he’s a quirky, demanding little turd... that wants a quirky, patient, forgiving and understanding adopter. If that’s you and you are an excellent pet owner... we’d be willing to waive the adoption fee. **IMPORTANT NOTES: All of our adoptable dogs are small, and they are never to be left outside alone, ever! We only rehome our dogs to adopters that plan to have them as inside dogs and part of the family! We do allow adopters with doggie doors, provided there is SECURE fencing. There is no exception to this rule! As with almost all the dogs at NR2R, young children or a very active household is not recommended. We do not guarantee housetrained on any of our adoptable dogs. While most should be easily trained, keep in mind that they live in a rescue where they have access to the outdoors all day and are inside at night. Housetraining them should be easy in the right home with time, patience, and consistency. Only adopters with a responsible dog ownership history and excellent vet reference need apply. If you bring this pet into your heart and home, you will receive in return many years of love, companionship, and loyalty. That’s our guarantee. Other notes: This pet is available for adoption through Ninna’s Road to Rescue, Benton, La. We are 501c3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to rescue small-breed dogs and a handful of cats and to re-home them into RESPONSIBLE and CARING forever homes. To apply to be approved to adopt, please e-mail roadtorescue@bellsouth.net for an adoption application. Time may be of the essence if you are looking to adopt a specific animal. We do not reserve animals, unless and until we have approved your application, provided the animal is still available at the time we receive your application. The first APPROVED application we receive will be considered. We are NOT a first come, first serve rescue!! We adopt our rescues out to the RIGHT home, not just A home. Only responsible pet owners need apply. Applying to adopt does NOT commit you to the adoption until you’ve met the pet (unless you already have). www.RoadtoRescueLA.org
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