Jolie - Terrier / Mixed Dog For Adoption
Mutt Dog For Adoption in Kennesaw, GA

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Organization Name: Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue & Adoption, Inc.
Location: Kennesaw, GA 30144
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Breed: Mutt
Gender: Female Female
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Jolie

Age: Adult
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 01/13/2017
Location: Kennesaw, GA 30144
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Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed. CUTE SCRUFFY GIRL: 6 years old / 11 lbs. I need a little patience but I'm sooooo worth it. I am a little slow to warm up to new people, but once I do, I'm a cuddly sweetheart who enjoys your lap and bed. I can be a bit nippy at first if you try to rush me, and I have bitten folks at PetSmart adoptions because it's loud and frightening there for me and folks tend not to take it slowly. I was best friends with my foster mom very quickly and when I went to the vet, they put a muzzle on me at first but after the tech held me for a few minutes I was fine. She took off the muzzle and I crawled into her lap. Did I mention I just don't like to be rushed? I love to go for walks and car rides because that means I get to spend more time with my person. I'll be happiest in a calm environment without a lot of people coming and going. Another playful and friendly dog would be nice in my new home as I do like to play and I do well on a schedule with my potty manners. Much older calm and quieter type kids only since I need time to warm up and have bitten when afraid. Energy level: 4 – 6. I'm current on vaccinations, spayed and my adoption fee is $100. I don't come to adoptions because it's pretty stressful for me, but you can talk to my foster mom for more information about me and to meet. Just send an email to adopt@mostlymutts.org.

A.K.A. : A mongrel, mixed-breed dog
Overview: A mongrel, mutt, or mixed-breed dog, is a dog that is not the result of breeding within an existing breed or to modify or create a breed and belongs to no breed. In the United States, the term "mixed-breed" is a favored synonym over "mongrel" among many who wish to avoid negative connotations associated with the latter term. The implication that such dogs must be a mix of defined breeds may stem from an inverted understanding of the origins of dog breeds. Pure breeds have been, for the most part, artificially created from random-bred populations by human selective breeding with the purpose of enhancing desired physical, behavioral, or temperamental characteristics. Dogs that are not purebred are not necessarily a mix of such defined breeds. Therefore, among experts and fans of such dogs, "Mongrel" is still the preferred term.
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    • Chug Dog For Adoption in Kennesaw, GA

      Croft

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      Breed: Chug
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Kennesaw, GA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Pug / Mixed. LOOKING FOR A CALM HOME: 3 years old / 10 lbs. n vaccinations, micro-chipped, neutered and my adoption fee is $275.00. Meet me Saturdays at 1 of our 2 Kennesaw locations from 11-4pm. Check for my location at www.mostlymutts.org after 5pm on Fridays. I’m a shy little fellow who is looking for a very loving, patient and calm home to build my confidence and help me blossom! I long for a calm and quiet home with just a few family members to love and have been learning the routine in my foster home. I’m a small and delicate guy with a huge personality. I like to be where you are unless it’s first thing in the morning—then I’d rather just sleep in! I love attention and laps and all the love you can give me, once I feel safe. I have my “Croft Cave” a plastic travel type crate that I love and feel safe in. Maybe a metal crate is okay if you cover it with a blanket. Walking on a leash is new to me and can be scary with all the traffic noises, so you’ll need to make sure I’m in good fitting martingale collar or a body harness that I can’t pull backwards and get out of. Also, I seem to be sensitive around my neck, so I’ll need very gentle handling. Go slow with me, as I’m a little leery of taking my harness on and off. A much quieter walking path would be nice too! I am a little unsure of other dogs, so I need a quiet introduction and my own space to eat and hangout. I’m working on my potty manners and think that I’ll do better in a home where I can go out very frequently. I have a sweet, yet fearful nature and I do startle easily and have bitten a time or two when I was afraid or unsure, so I’d be best in a home with no kids. I’d like a family that is home a lot or perhaps works from home, so I can learn to trust and be a happy little doggie! If I were to stay at home alone all day, I would probably stay timid and not come out of my shell. Perhaps you’re just the person I’m looking for? Energy level: 3–5. I'm current on vaccinations, micro-chipped, neutered and my adoption fee is $275.00.
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    • Jack-Rat Terrier Dog For Adoption in Kennesaw, GA

      Penelope

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      Breed: Jack-Rat Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Kennesaw, GA
      Posted Breed: Jack Russell Terrier / Rat Terrier / Mixed. VERY ACTIVE AND FUN: 1.5 years old / 25 lbs. Meet me Saturdays at 1 of our 2 Kennesaw locations from 11-4pm. Check for my location at www.mostlymutts.org after 5pm on Fridays. I’m a happy and playful dog who wants a lot of attention, love and some training. I’m busy, alert and love having fun! I want to please you, and I’ll do my best to make you happy! I also absolutely love playing with other dogs, so another very playful dog in my new home would be wonderful and would help me with my activity needs. I love my rope toy and going to for run helps to get my energy out. I however don’t read signs from dogs when it’s time to stop playing, so dogs that don’t want to play a lot wouldn’t appreciate me! I’m a little play nippy for attention but very trainable and responsive to correction, so be sure you are prepared to work with me on training as well as providing me with lots of exercise. I am 100% deaf, so I don’t react to noise but I do react to movement. I have learned hand signals, and so far I’ve learned “good dog”, “stop” and “quiet”—I’m so smart! I also respond to a laser lite, so you can use this to get my attention. I’d do best having a fenced in yard that I could run around in some, either with my family playing fetch or with a doggie friend! Since I need lots of exercise, nice long walks and a family that loves being outdoors perhaps jogging, hiking or camping would be a great fit for me! I tend to get overstimulated when I’m out on a walk near a busy street, and I may try to hide from all the cars (and slip my collar). So, please try to find a calm place to take me for walks. My hearing loss may make me more reactive to cars. Leash training is new to me, so I have a way to go before I have that down. When crated, please provide toys and bones for me to entertain myself while you’re away and cover any blinking lights that might cause me stress. Older dog savvy kids please as I’m active and play nip a little right now. Energy level: 8–10. I'm current on vaccinations, micro-chipped, spayed and my adoption fee is $275.00.
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    • Chiweenie Dog For Adoption in Kennesaw, GA

      Ci Ci boy

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      Breed: Chiweenie
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Kennesaw, GA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Dachshund / Mixed. LOOKING FOR LOVE: 7 years old / 13 lbs. Meet me Saturdays at 1 of our 2 Kennesaw locations from 11-4pm. Check for my location at www.mostlymutts.org after 5pm on Fridays. I was adopted as a cute little puppy for the teenage son in the family and now that the boy is off at college, I’ve lost my home. So I’m looking for a family that will truly commit to me as I will to them! I’m so sweet and loving and just want to be by my people and feel safe. My perfect day would be sitting on someone’s lap while they watch TV or read and then going outside to chase a ball with them, or a squirrel or leaf, and then a bit of sunbathing! Yep, I love the great outdoors and chasing things in the yard. I’d love a fenced yard to romp around a bit in, but I love to play inside, too! Lots of good walks, make me happy and will help me if I’m a bit nervous in new situations and with new people. Just take things slowly with me (it doesn’t take too long) so I don’t accidentally snap at you or guests in fear. Older calm kids due to the above. I’ve done well with other dogs that are female or male and have a submissive nature as I do have an alpha male dog temperament. I enjoy bones and toys but I can be a little aggressive if someone wants to take it away. Maybe you can teach me how to share. Kitties probably wouldn’t want to live with me as I do bark and chase them. I have accidents every now and then if I’m not let out on a regular schedule. I do need some TLC and a patient and calm family that will build my trust level up a bit and love me forever! Energy level: 5 - 7. I'm current on vaccinations, micro-chipped, neutered and my adoption fee is $275.00.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Kennesaw, GA

      Hogan

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Kennesaw, GA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Retriever / Mixed. A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH: 3 years old / 79 lbs. Meet me Saturdays at 1 of our 2 Kennesaw locations from 11-4pm. Check for my location at www.mostlymutts.org after 5pm on Fridays. I am a big, lovable guy who has had a bit of a rough time. When animal control found me, I had an embedded collar in my neck and hematomas on my ears from old, untreated ear infections, as well as skin issues and Heart-worms. My skin and ears have been treated, and I am eating healthy, grain-free food now, which is helping everything improve, and I’ve already been treated for the Heart-worms too! Though I have had a rough start to life, I don't let it get me down! I have a great personality and would be a nice fit for a family who will commit to continuing my training as it seems that I missed out on the normal doggie training that all pups need. I had not spent much time on a leash either, but my leash training is improving everyday as my foster family works with me. They have also taught me to ‘sit’ and report that I’m treat motivated, so that will help with other training too. I like tough chew toys and bones, and I love to play fetch – just have more than one ball handy, as I haven't learned to drop it just yet. My potty manners have been very good, and I keep my crate clean too as well as being well behaved in it, so that's great! I don't care for other dogs or cats so I should be your only pet, but I can walk near other animals fine when wearing a prong collar for my walks. If you distract me by talking to me while we’re on walks whenever dogs, runners, children with loud toys, squirrels, and the like come upon us, that really helps too. When there isn't anything around to grab my attention, I walk pretty nicely on the leash, but always keep a good hold of it. I also love following you around in the home, not in a needy way, but just in an "I'll keep you company way". I am very strong with lots of energy and – though I would not mean to, I could easily knock over children, so best my furever home should have older kids only. Energy level 6-8. I'm current on vaccinations, micro-chipped, neutered and my adoption fee is $275.00.
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    • Chihuahua-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Kennesaw, GA

      Trisha

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      Breed: Chihuahua-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Kennesaw, GA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed. LOOKING FOR A CALM HOME: 1 year old / 9 lbs. Meet me Saturdays at 1 of our 2 Kennesaw locations from 11-4pm. Check for my location at www.mostlymutts.org after 5pm on Fridays. My name is Trisha, and I am very happy to have been rescued by the kind folks at Mostly Mutts. The volunteers and my foster family are caring and patient with me, which is good, because I was not crazy about shelter life and am adjusting to living in a home. I have some trust issues, and I have shown my teeth and bitten out of fear of in this new environment. I would be a nice fit for a small, quiet family with much older teens or, ideally, no kids. Maybe a calm home with a single person would be the best for me. I look forward to being a loving companion, once I feel safe and secure and can trust that everything will be okay. I’m becoming more playful, and once I trust you, I’ll be happy to cuddle. My potty habits are getting better, but I will need to be taken out on a regular schedule. I don’t like being in my kennel and only agree to go in there to eat. I’m nervous when a leash is being put on and taken off of me, so please be understanding of that. I like tennis balls and have chewed on a rope toy too. If you have another dog, perhaps we can meet. I get along with the other dogs in my foster home, but it was a slow introduction and I’m learning to be content with my foster siblings. I'm going to be so happy and grateful to my people once I'm nicely settled in my new home, maybe with you? Energy level: 4 – 6 once I’m comfortable in my new home. I'm current on vaccinations, micro-chipped, spayed and my adoption fee is $275.00.
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    • Bull-Boxer Dog For Adoption in Kennesaw, GA

      Karma boxer/...

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      Breed: Bull-Boxer
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Kennesaw, GA
      Posted Breed: Boxer / Bulldog / Mixed. COURTESY POSTING FOR KARMA: 7 years old / 50 lbs. Hi, Friends! I’m Karma. I used to live in Los Angeles near the beach after my foster parents pulled me from a desert shelter. It took a lot of time, effort, and love to re-adjust to family life, but now I love showing off my home (and my belly!) when friends and family come over to visit. I have done a lot of exploring-romping in the Pacific Ocean, climbing through Zion in Utah, camping in Texas, and more! People always give me compliments on my unique sense of style, even though I wear the same thing every day! I’m a pretty mellow fellow as I do enjoy a good snooze, but I am alert, letting you know about anyone at the door, but I don’t see any reason to bark all the time. Sirens? Fireworks? Whatever, they don’t bother me. Naps are better! I am giddy for walks (see this grin?!), but I understand, you’ve gotta get the leash on, so I can be patient, just ask! But then…. let’s go! I’ve got my commands down pretty good, and I can sit and wait on the walk or in the house. And I’ve got a few party tricks to impress your friends! I’d prefer your company to other animals. I had it pretty rough in my early years-a couple of angry dogs put me in the hospital, so I’m pretty nervous around them and would be best in a home without other pets or small kids. I don’t really know what to do when meeting new people, so it’d be helpful if you can introduce me. I also take some medicine at meal-time due to epilepsy, but I haven’t had any problems in years! Do you have a yard?! Are there squirrels?! I’m sooo good at tug-of-war! I’d really like to be in a home with an understanding owner - someone who is interested in some real friendship and wants to keep teaching and loving on me. Also, Brett said he’d throw in some private training sessions with my favorite guy at Atlanta Dog Trainers! I’ll earn my keep with nuzzles, gratitude, and excitement! I’d really like to meet you! Let’s take a walk! Please feel free to call, text, or email Brett Mayfield at 404.408.5951 / wbrettmayfield@gmail.com to learn more about me and fill out an application. I'm current on vaccinations, spayed, and my adoption fee is $ 100. This is a courtesy posting, and Mostly Mutts has no first-hand knowledge of Karma and explicitly disclaims any liability for any situation arising from this private adoption.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Kennesaw, GA

      Bo and Moe

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Kennesaw, GA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed. COURTESY POSTING FOR BO AND MOE: 5 years old / Medium Hi there! We are Bo and Moe - a handsome pair of Labrador mix, super sweet dogs that are looking for a loving and patient family to call our own. We've lived our whole lives outside, so we've missed out on a lot of the comforts that a dog loves! Warm cushy beds and humans to dote on us and include us in on the family fun. Things have taken a good turn for us since we were taken in by a nice lady who is helping us learn to be great dogs. We have come quite a long way! We are crate trained and do well on a potty schedule in our foster home, and actually like going in our crates during the day to sleep sometimes. Our foster mom just leaves the crate doors open for us to come and go. We enjoy hanging out with the other dogs in our foster home, though we don’t really play with them – just hang out with them inside, as well as outdoors. The two of us have a close bond, and follow each other around pretty closely. Bo is the dominate one and will sometimes growl at me (Moe) if I come too close when getting affection. Though Bo sometimes hogs the attention, we are BOTH very affectionate and love to put our heads on your lap to get some loving. We mention this because we would love to be adopted together if possible since we are so bonded and have only had each other for our whole lives. We are sure to make a wonderful addition to the right home that is willing to be patient with us and give us lots of love. A fenced yard would be ideal for us since we do like to spend some time outdoors. We’ve not been around cats or children, so probably a home with older children or a home with a single person or retired couple would be ideal for us. We have walked on a leash only a little, but we love being with our human, so we should learn that pretty easily, too. This is something you can help us learn well. We’re current on vaccinations, neutered and our adoption fee is $150.00 for the pair of us. Please contact Vivian at holisticrescue@yahoo.com or phone 770-500-9447 for information about us as we do not come to Mostly Mutt adoptions. This is a courtesy posting. Mostly Mutts has no first-hand knowledge of Bo and Moe and explicitly disclaims any liability for any situation arising from this private adoption.
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    • German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Kennesaw, GA

      Bo (Shepherd...

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Kennesaw, GA
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog / Hound / Mixed. COURTESY POSTING FOR BO (SHEPHERD): 5 years old / 80 lbs. I’m Bo, a handsome German Shepherd mix looking for my new home! You see, I was adopted from the Paulding County Animal Shelter as a puppy by my current family. I have enjoyed the last 5 years spent with them, but due to some life changes, it is time for a new adventure with a new family and more furry friends. I can’t wait for more attention and love! I currently have a fur sister that I love playing with and would love more doggie siblings to play with. I have a lot of energy, and love to be outside playing with my ball. I am also fond of water, so maybe we can do some water sports together! Even though I have a lot of energy and I am a big boy, I love to be inside too and cuddle as much as possible. I have also been around horses and like to keep them in check by chasing them, but I have not been around any other animals just yet. I am a great candidate for kids, since I love so much attention. I really need a lot of room to run, and a fence is a must. I do tend to be a bit nervous in new places until I get settled and may need a little extra love, so please be patient with me as I adjust to a new situation. I am a big old baby at heart and can’t wait to meet you. Please give me the opportunity to meet your family, and I know you’ll love me! I am neutered, micro-chipped, and current on my heart worm prevention and all of my vaccinations. My adoption fee is $100. Please contact Jessica Burleson at jburleson3@yahoo.com or 678-524-2476 for much more information about me, as I do not come to Mostly Mutts adoptions. This is a courtesy posting. Mostly Mutts has no first-hand knowledge of Bo and explicitly disclaims any liability for any situation arising from this private adoption.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Kennesaw, GA

      Opie

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Kennesaw, GA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed. COURTESY POSTING FOR OPIE: 4 years old / 50 lbs. I am a handsome and loving guy who is happy and energetic! I love all of the volunteers, but I am longing for a loving family and a home of my own. My previous owner kept me in the backyard after having a baby and I did not like that very much. I began to forget my manners and my owners did not have time for that and a new baby. My owners dropped me off at the shelter and that was that. At the shelter, many of the workers spend a lot of time with me and take me on walks or hikes and we always have a great time! However, I do have the slightest of hip issues and sometimes my walks or hikes are shortened. I am house trained and have amazing crate manners! I also really enjoy running and playing with other dogs. Older kids please as I am a bigger guy and could accidentally knock a small human over. Energy level: 5 - 7. I'm current on vaccinations, neutered, and my adoption fee is $125.00. You can meet me any time by either calling or emailing Shiloh Veterinary Hospital. 770-426-6900 or info@shilohveterinaryhospital.com I do not come to Mostly Mutt adoptions. This is a courtesy posting and Mostly Mutts has no first-hand knowledge of Opie and explicitly disclaims any liability for any situation arising from this private adoption.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Kennesaw, GA

      Claire

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Kennesaw, GA
      Posted Breed: Shepherd / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed. COURTESY POSTING FOR CLAIRE: 1 years old / 40 lbs. I am a happy and energetic girl who is looking for a family to love! I love meeting new people and get very excited when I do. So excited that I can be a little jumpy but that is because I am still a puppy and we are working really hard at not jumping at the shelter. I am very smart and have learned how to 'sit' and 'stay' already and am working on mastering more! My previous family did not work out because they thought I had behavior issues. But that's not the case, I'm just deaf! I am good with other dogs as I love to run and play and I almost have my potty training down. Older kids please as I am a little mouthy and I may be too energetic for the little ones. I need a family who will be patient with me and one that is open to new forms of training and communicating. I have so much love to give and am so ready to find someone who will love me just as much! I'm quite the catch, if I do say so myself. Energy level: 5 – 7. I'm current on vaccinations, spayed, and my adoption fee is $100.00. You can meet me any time by either calling or emailing Shiloh Veterinary Hospital. 770-426-6900 or info@shilohveterinaryhospital.com I do not come to Mostly Mutt adoptions. This is a courtesy posting and Mostly Mutts has no first-hand knowledge of Opie and explicitly disclaims any liability for any situation arising from this private adoption.
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