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Edie - Fox Terrier / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Mutt Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA, USA

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Date Listed: 03/07/2016
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Organization Name: Forte Animal Rescue
Location: Marina del Rey, CA
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Breed: Mutt
Gender: Female Female
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Edie

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Brown/Chocolate with White
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 03/07/2016
Location: Marina del Rey, CA 90292
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Tags: Mutt Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA, USA
Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs Moderate
Likes to Vocalize Quiet
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Fence Required 6 foot
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Owner Experience Required None
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Fox Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Sweet little Edie is a gentle soul who really wants a home and a heart to call her own. She was brought to the pound by her own family for reasons unknown, but possibly medical. The pound had her listed as senior, geriatric, not able to walk and incontinent. Seemed euthanasia was the option for her unless a rescue stepped in, so an independent rescuer saved her. All medical issues have been resolved and she moves faster than any other dog. She has such a zest for life that it’s amazing! She is such an inquisitive, wonderful girl, she would be the perfect child companion dog as a treasured best friend. A dog to go on adventures with, walks and hikes, and to sleep with cuddled under the covers sharing secrets. She loves to play with other dogs and would do best in a home with a playful dog, she can even get the shy dogs to play! Edie would love to be home for the holidays, enjoying them with her new family. From thrown away to treasured. Contact her rescuer at: adoptions@apeaction.org to meet this amazing girl who is available this weekend for a meet and greet! Approved applications can set private meetings in the West Hollywood area. [Edie is 5 years young and weighs 10 lbs.] Note: This is a courtesy posting for our fellow rescuer, which means that even though this animal does not belong to our group, we are here to help those who need to find a home for their animals. We are merely helping them gain exposure on the Internet by serving as a conduit to make the initial contact with the potential homes, and we are not responsible for the content of this post. All future communications and arrangements are solely between you and the above contact person. (1511)

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.
Breed Group: Unspecified
Country of Origin: Unknown

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    • Jack Russell Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA, USA

      Cookie

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      Breed: Jack Russell Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Jack Russell Terrier / Mixed (medium coat). My previous family were busy and had no time for me, so they left me in a horrible place called the pound. It was noisy and scary and I felt overwhelmed. People would come and take other dogs home, but I always got left behind and so I hid in the back of my kennel to get away from the world. I had started to give up and then a nice lady got me out! I jumped with joy and was the happiest boy alive! I am out of there now and ready to put the past behind me. They said in the pound that I was shy with people I do not know, but seriously it takes me seconds to warm up and then I will shower you with the best kisses. I'm a really happy and friendly guy. I have a fair amount of energy and love my walks. I love to play and I love belly rubs. I would be happy to live with or without another dog. But I love, love, love children! I really will light up your life and you have to admit that I have the most adorable face that you have ever seen! Please come and meet me and see how cute I am inside and out! If you are interested in meeting Cookie, please download the Adoption Questionnaire, fill it out and fax it back to us at (310) 362-0321. You can also meet this and/or other available dogs at our weekend adoptions. [Cookie is about 3 years old and weighs 20 lbs.] (1706)
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    • Bichon Frise Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA, USA

      Chanel

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      Breed: Bichon Frise
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Bichon Frise (medium coat). I was abandoned in the pound when my family moved away. I’m so confused because I don’t know if I’m coming or going, but I’m very gentle, mellow and affectionate, and love to cuddle and snuggle with my person. I’m good with other dogs, cats and even chickens! I bother nobody, and I just need someone to keep me safe and make sure that I will never be neglected ever again for the rest of my life. Forte peeps tell me I’m such a sweetheart. Please adopt me and love me. I promise that I will be your loyal companion and love you back tenfold. If you are interested in meeting Chanel, please download the Adoption Questionnaire, fill it out and fax it back to us at (310) 362-0321. You can also meet this and/or other available dogs at our weekend adoptions. [Chanel is 2-3 years old and weighs 15 lbs.] (1706)
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    • Labrador Retriever-Shiba Inu Mix Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA, USA

      Rebecca

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Shiba Inu Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Shiba Inu / Mixed (short coat). I was wandering around the freeway hoping it would lead to my home, but was picked up by a kind person who took me to safety. After making all efforts to find my family, they brought me to Forte to find me a new home. Although I can be with other dogs, I really prefer to be your only canine company because I love humans and actively seek out their attention. I will snuggle with you, follow you around, take long walks, lay by your side, and sleep next to you! I am quiet, calm and pretty gentle, but am also very curious and eager to learn how to be an obedient girl. I may be a youngster and immature, but I really want to grow into a well-behaved dog so will benefit from guidance that has structure and firm boundaries. I also need to practice my leash skills and have just started learning commands, so maybe you will want to learn these with me? If you are looking for a loyal companion who will love you to pieces, would you consider taking me home? If you are interested in meeting Rebecca, please download the Adoption Questionnaire, fill it out and fax it back to us at (310) 362-0321. You can also meet this and/or other available dogs at our weekend adoptions. [Rebecca is a little over 1 year old and weighs 40 lbs.] (1706)
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    • Maltese-Poodle (Toy) Mix Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA, USA

      Sarah Jessic...

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      Breed: Maltese-Poodle (Toy) Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Maltese / Poodle (Toy) / Mixed (medium coat). Sarah Jessica Parker is a happy go lucky, gentle little girl that has had a long search for a forever home. She was found as a stray and ended up in a local pound and rescued by a rescue group that kept her with a bunch of other dogs. She is an amazing little girl. She loves to go for walks and car rides or just sit in your lap. She gets along with all dogs that she's been introduced to, from small to tall and hasn’t had an issue with any of them. She REALLY deserves a home she can call her own. She is a senior, but her rescuer is not sure how old she is as the pound records are just a guess. She is very active and her age could have been determined by her bad teeth, which isn’t a great indicator of age if a dog has had poor nutrition or been eating table scraps. SJP is ready to find her forever home — ideally one where she is not left alone much, such as a home that has a stay-at-home mom or dad, someone who works from home or can take her to work with them, or someone that needs an emotional support dog/therapy dog. She’s such a loving little girl and will make the perfect companion for anyone looking for a tiny little friend. If you'd like to meet Sarah Jessica Parker, please contact Jill at adoptions@apeaction.org Note: This is a courtesy posting for our fellow rescuer, which means that even though this animal does not belong to our group, we are here to help those who need to find a home for their animals. We are merely helping them gain exposure on the Internet by serving as a conduit to make the initial contact with the potential homes, and we are not responsible for the content of this post. All future communications and arrangements are solely between you and the above contact person. (1704)
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    • Papillon-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA, USA

      Bobby

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      Breed: Papillon-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Papillon / Mixed (medium coat). Hi, I’m Bobby! I was found in the middle of a street by my foster mama who saved me from getting hit by a car. I tried running away for about half an hour, I was really scared and felt lost… until I finally got into her car and she drove me to her house. I was so thirsty. When I got there, I met my foster brother Charlie, the family dog, who I’m ok with but I mostly ignore him because he can be jealous of me, which is understandable. My foster mama went through all legal protocols to find my original home but to no avail, so Forte is helping me to find my forever home. I’m extremely happy, energetic and agile, and I want to be playing around always. I love to play with my human foster sisters; they are so fun to play with. They toss toys for me to catch and retrieve, and I loooove it! I am a very loyal dog, I follow my foster mama around all the time. My foster mama loves to give me kisses on my little nose. I’m protective of my foster family but very gentle. Did I mention I love kids? I have lots of fun playing with them, I’m the happiest being around them. My favorite thing to do so far is going to the park and rolling on the grass, it makes me so happy. I’m looking for a lovely family who will love me as I am and enjoy my active personality. I promise that I will love them forever. If you are interested in meeting Bobby, please download the Adoption Questionnaire, fill it out and fax it back to us at (310) 362-0321. You can also meet this and/or other available dogs at our weekend adoptions. [Bobby is 3 years old and weighs 6 lbs.] (1706)
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    • American Staffordshire Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA, USA

      Panda

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      Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat). I was dumped at the pound by my abuser owner….then got lucky, I was saved. I was in a very bad condition, not long to live but then look at me now, I was given a 2nd chance. I am a very sweet and loving girl, who enjoys her walks, playful and love to give you kisses! I can learn tricks if you have the patience because I already know a few such as; sit, shake, heal around you, then sit again, shake again and I will balance things on my head for you. I love so much to play fetch non-stop with my balls and play in the water hose where I can jump high in the air but be careful…I will chew up your water hose! When I sleep I need to sleep alone where no one sneaks up on me and suddenly awakening me because I was abused at one time, so I need you to always let me know you are there, with NO surprises. I am very good on a leash with healing and staying with my person. I so love being brushed and loved on but I just need that right person who knows, understands and can teach me. [Panda is 3 years old and weighs 55 lbs.] (1706)
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    • Paperanian Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA, USA

      Maddie

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      Breed: Paperanian
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Papillon / Pomeranian / Mixed (medium coat). I grew up with my brother Marley in a very nice home with a loving mom who took great care of us. Unfortunately, when she passed away recently, none of her family members could keep us and we temporarily ended up in different homes. When they separated us, we were both absolutely miserable, so I really, really, really hope we can find a new home together. I am cute, sweet and loving. I may be a bit nervous at first, but I will warm up quickly when I may sit on your lap! I don’t take up a lot of room or chew up your shoes. I like to run and play, but I am also happy to sit with you while you’re reading or watching TV. If you are interested in meeting Maddie, please download the Adoption Questionnaire, fill it out and fax it back to us at (310) 362-0321. You can also meet this and/or other available dogs at our weekend adoptions. [Maddie is 8 years old and weighs 10 lbs.] Marley: https://www.petfinder.com/petdetail/38655019
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    • Miniature Pinscher-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA, USA

      Marley

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      Breed: Miniature Pinscher-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Miniature Pinscher / Manchester Terrier / Mixed (short coat). I grew up with my sister Maddie in a very nice home with a loving mom who took great care of us. Unfortunately, when she passed away recently, none of her family members could keep us and we temporarily ended up in different homes. When they separated us, I was absolutely miserable, so I really, really, really hope I can find a new home together with Maddie. I am cute, sweet and loving and I love to be spoiled! I won’t take up a lot of room or chew up your shoes. I like to run and play, especially with Maddie, but I am also happy to sit with you while you’re reading or watching TV. If you are interested in meeting Marley, please download the Adoption Questionnaire, fill it out and fax it back to us at (310) 362-0321. You can also meet this and/or other available dogs at our weekend adoptions. [Marley is 5 years old and weighs 10 lbs.] Maddie: https://www.petfinder.com/petdetail/38653673 (1706)
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    • Puggle Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA, USA

      Jack

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      Breed: Puggle
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pug / Beagle / Mixed (short coat). My name is Jack and I admit, I am pretty confused now. My human left me with Forte Animal Rescue because she is having difficulties of her own and can no longer keep me. I know she cares about me which is why she made the decision that I deserved a better home. I am pretty anxious as I figure out my new situation, but I am now living with a nice foster with some canine companions so I should feel safe soon. In fact, I’m already playing nonstop with one of my foster pals. I am really mellow and quiet once I feel secure, and enjoy napping in the sun and taking long walks. I may be a bit standoffish when we first meet, but once we get to know each other, I may shower you with a ton of kisses! I get along fine with small dogs who are not hyper and do well with feline companions. Large dogs may scare me so I have a tendency of yelling at them, but I am working on getting better with this. Before living with my human, I was in the pound so I have gone through this before and do not enjoy being homeless. If you are interested in more mature company and want me to be that companion for the rest of my life, can you contact Forte? If you are interested in meeting Jack, please download the Adoption Questionnaire, fill it out and fax it back to us at (310) 362-0321. You can also meet this and/or other available dogs at our weekend adoptions. [Jack is about 7 years old and weighs 25 lbs.] (1705)
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    • American Staffordshire Terrier-Bull Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA, USA

      Luna

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      Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier-Bull Terrier Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Bull Terrier / American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat). My foster mom and dad met my previous owner at the Venice Boardwalk. Although his intentions were good by taking me in, he was a young kid who did not know how to care for me properly. I wasn't allowed in the house so they kept me in their car very often so the landlord wouldn't find out about me. Once my foster parents found out how bad my living conditions were, they decided to talk to him about taking me in to find me the right home. The boy agreed and I moved in with my new foster family with other dogs and even cats! They noticed immediately I was very timid and wouldn't even bark. Due to my previous living situation, I was not allowed to make any noise and was always scolded when I barked. My foster parents worked with me until my personality started coming out. Even though I still have my shy moments, I am a completely different dog from when they took me in. I love to play with my foster brothers and sisters, both dogs and cats. I've been introduced to so many new things including very small people (kids) who I try to be very careful and calm around. Sometimes I can be very silly and roll around on the couch with my ball but other times I like to lay on my back and snuggle up on the couch. I am potty-trained and have the willingness to learn from someone who can teach me new tricks. My foster parents tell me all the time how special I am and how much they love me but unfortunately can't keep me. Their goal is to find me the best responsible, loving home for me to grow up in. I want SO badly to find my forever family with people who will love me unconditionally that I can play and cuddle with! If you are interested in meeting me, please download the Adoption Questionnaire, fill it out and fax it back to us at (310) 362-0321. You can also meet me and/or other available dogs at Forte weekend adoptions. [Luna is 2.5 years old and weighs 57 lbs.] (1704)
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