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FIFE - Miniature Pinscher Dog For Adoption
Miniature Pinscher Dog For Adoption in Katy, TX, USA

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Organization Name: Almost Home Pet Rescue
Location: Katy, TX
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Breed: Miniature Pinscher
Gender: Male Male
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FIFE

Age: Senior
Color/Markings: Black with Tan, Yellow or Fawn
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 12/26/2015
Location: Katy, TX 77494
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Tags: Miniature Pinscher Dog For Adoption in Katy, TX, USA
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Altered Yes
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Was the Dog Found No
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  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Miniature Pinscher. Est DOB: Weight: 12lbs Fife is an older guy who looks like he may have had a hard life. His elbows are swollen and have fur loss which is caused by sleeping on concrete :-( he is much happier sleeping on his foster mom's bed !! Fife ended up in a high kill animal control as a stray and even though he was wearing a new collar, no one came forward to claim him and his life was in danger. One of our wonderful foster moms got him out of there so that Fife could live the rest of his life in the comfort of a loving home. He might be an older guy but this sweet boy had a lot of years and a lot of love left to give. He is up to date on vaccinations and heart worm negative. Fife is working on house training in his foster home and is doing well, he is a quiet little dog, however, he will alert you when someone rings the doorbell. If you are looking for a loyal, faithful little companion who has passed the silly puppy stage then Fife could be your guy. Please consider making this sweet boy a part of your family and contact us for an application. Fife is camera shy !! Please do not judge him by his pictures !!! $140 adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, heartworm test (in dogs over 6 months of age), core vaccinations, rabies vaccination, micro chip, first year's microchip registration, wormer, flea and heartworm prevention while the dog is in our care.

Miniature Pinscher

A.K.A. : Zwergpinsche, Min Pin, King of the Toys
Overview: The Miniature Pinscher is a small dog, but has the energy and ego of a dog twice his size. Always up for fun and exercise, this breed makes a great family pet.
Breed Group: Toy
Weight (lbs): 8-10
Height (in): 10-12.5
Colors: Clear red, stag red, black and tan, chocolate and tan.
Coat: Hair is smooth, short and lustrous, also hard.
Character: Miniature Pinschers are alert, bold, and lively.
Temperament: This breed gets along well with children, as long as the kids are not too rough. Some of these dogs tend to be aggressive with other dogs and strangers. However, this behavior is not common as long as proper socialization has taken place at an early age
Care: Its coat is virtually carefree, requiring only occasional brushing to remove dead hair.
Training: This breed requires consistency in training. They are eager to learn and obey commands very quickly.
Activity: The Miniature Pinscher requires regular opportunities to run and play.
Country of Origin: Germany
Health Issue: This breed is very healthy, although some may have under active thyroid and hip dysplasia.
Life Expectancy: 12-14

More About Miniature Pinscher Breed
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      Breed: Rat Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier (short coat). Est DOB: 05/19/15 Approx weight: $140 adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, heartworm test (in dogs over 6 months of age), core vaccinations, rabies vaccination, micro chip and registration, wormer, flea and heartworm prevention while the dog is in our care.
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    • Boxador Dog For Adoption in Katy, TX, USA

      DARCY-PATTIS...

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      Breed: Boxador
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Baby
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Boxer / Mixed. Est DOB: 02/15/17 Est adult weight: 50lbs Darcy-Pattison was rescued with her siblings from a situation where over 100 dogs were running loose, many were sick and all were hungry and in desperate need of help. Thankfully a few rescue groups came together and we were able to take lots of these animals in. We think that this little lady's mom was one of the lab mix females running loose and dad was most likely a boxer mix. Darcy-Pattison and her siblings were very sick but thankfully she made it through and is now a happy, healthy pup ready for her forever home. Darcy-Pattison has been getting lots of love and attention in her foster home and lots of socialization with other dogs. She is a wonderful puppy who we would love to see in her forever home soon. Due to Darcy-Pattison's age we are looking for home where someone is home most of the day and any children are over the age of five. She will need to continue to work on potty training and be provided with lots of puppy chew toys. Please contact us to apply to adopt and arrange to meet her. $140 adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, heartworm test (in dogs over 6 months of age), core vaccinations, rabies vaccination, micro chip and registration, wormer, flea and heartworm prevention while the dog is in our care.
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Katy, TX, USA

      MISHA

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Schnauzer / Mixed (medium coat). Est DOB:03/07/15 Misha is a very happy girl who loves to play. She loves to play with toys - any sort will do! She has learned a few basic commands like sit and kennel. Misha is unsure about certain other dogs and can be quite head strong, for this reason we feel she would do best in an adult only home where she is the only pet. She is potty trained and crate trained. $140 adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, heartworm test (in dogs over 6 months of age), core vaccinations, rabies vaccination, micro chip (small registration fee applies), wormer, flea and heartworm prevention while the dog is in our care.
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Katy, TX, USA

      TOTO

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed (medium coat). Est DOB: 08/08/15 Approx weight: 23lbs Toto was living on the streets with a little canine companion. Thankfully his foster mom and her friend has a space for them and we were able to take them into the rescue. Toto's companion has since been adopted but he is still waiting for his forever home. Toto gets along with the other small dogs in his foster home. He is a friendly, sweet little guy who will make an amazing family pet. Unfortunately Toto is heart worm positive, but please do not rule him out because of this though, he on a treatment approach which is not as hard on the dog as the one you may have heard of and we will provide medication for this for FREE! Please consider making Toto a member of your family and contact us today to arrange to meet him. $140 adoption fee includes core vaccinations, rabies vaccination, heart worm test (in dogs over 6 months of age), microchip and registration, spay/neuter, wormer and flea and heart worm prevention while the dog is in our care.
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    • Dachshund-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Katy, TX, USA

      LOLA

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      Breed: Dachshund-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Dachshund / Mixed. Lola is an adorable little dog who was rescued from a hoarding situation. Due to the life she knew for so long, Lola is very fearful of new people and new environments. She will need a home where someone is calm and patient and is happy to give her the time she needs to come round. Once she does you will find a happy, playful and loyal little dog. She is crate trained and house trained (but please expect an adjustment period in a new home) Lola gets on well with other dogs but does quite like to be the boss, she would be better with a younger more submissive dog and loved playing with her puppy foster sibling. Please consider giving this gorgeous little lady her forever home. She deserves to live a life where she gets all the attention she needs and learns to trust without fear. $140 adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, heartworm test (in dogs over 6 months of age), core vaccinations, rabies vaccination, micro chip and registration, wormer, flea and heartworm prevention while the dog is in our care.
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    • Collie-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Katy, TX, USA

      BLAKEY

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      Breed: Collie-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
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    • Boxador Dog For Adoption in Katy, TX, USA

      XANDRA

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      Breed: Boxador
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Baby
      Location: USA
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    • German Shepherd Dog-Great Pyrenees Mix Dog For Adoption in Katy, TX, USA

      Bailee-Boo

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Great Pyrenees Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog / Great Pyrenees / Mixed. Est DOB: 10/07/14 Approx weight: 80lbs Bailee loves to play, loves her walks and loves to snuggle! She is a loyal girl who enjoys attention and learning new commands. This gorgeous girl does get stressed initially in new environments, she needs a home where her new family will recognize that and give her time to adjust. We recommend that she is crated initially. Although Bailee gets along with other dogs, they do not seem to feel the same about her :-( It may be her size and playfulness but, because of this, we feel Bailee would do best as an only dog. We have also found that young children stress her out and therefore we are looking for an adult only home. Bailee's foster mom said this about her: In one short week Bailee gradutated from being crated at night and when I am not home, to being loose in the evening and while I am at work during the day. She spends her day playing with the toys I have left out for her and sleeping on her bed. She is not at all interested in the cat (Bailee has been in two foster homes, both with cats, with no issues) Bailee learned the doggy door within about 15 minutes of being in our home. She has never had an accident in the house. She knows the commands sit, lay down, stay, back up and 'Bailee home' which means go to your bed/crate. Bailee does get stressed initially in new environments. Please consider making Bailee a member of your family and contact us to make arrangements to meet her. $140 adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, heartworm test (in dogs over 6 months of age), core vaccinations, rabies vaccination, micro chip and registration, wormer, flea and heartworm prevention while the dog is in our care.
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    • Collie-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Katy, TX, USA

      SIMBA

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      Breed: Collie-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Shepherd / Collie / Mixed. Est DOB: 09/15/14 Weight: 60lbs Whn Simba was rescued as a puppy he was in a really bad condition and suffering terribly from mange and skin infections. It took a long time to get him well and turn him into the handsome, healthy dog he has become. Due to his immune system being so low Simba was not being able to be socialized when he was a pup and is shy in new situations. We enrolled him in a board and train program to help him with this and he has made great progress but is still wary in new situations and shy with new people. Simba will need to continue to work on this. Once he bonds with you though, he does so really tightly and will be a very loyal companion for the rest of his life. He is crate trained and working on leash training and basic commands. Simba would do well with another dog in the home who is confident and friendly, he is a very reactive dog so needs a calm companion who will not challenge him or cause 'drama' but will put him in his place when he gets over the top (he is still a pup so can be a bit jumpy and barky with others sometimes. Please consider making this wonderful boy a member of your family and contact us for more information / an adoption application. $140 adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, heartworm test (in dogs over 6 months of age), core vaccinations, rabies vaccination, micro chip and registration, wormer, flea and heartworm prevention while the dog is in our care.
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