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Georgia - Hound / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Mutt Dog For Adoption in Marion, IA, USA

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Date Listed: 10/29/2016
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Organization Name: Animal Welfare Foundation of Iowa
Location: Monticello, IA
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Breed: Mutt
Gender: Female Female
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Georgia

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Tricolor (Tan/Brown & Black & White)
Availability Date: 10/29/2016
Location: Marion, IA 52205
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Tags: Mutt Dog For Adoption in Marion, IA, USA
Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered No
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Cats No
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Additional Information
Was the Dog Found Yes
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  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Hound / Mixed (short coat). Georgia is a female hound mix, is approximately 6 years old, and weights 70 pounds. She is very friendly to everyone. It appears she gets along with dogs but definately no cats. She seems to have some hunting instinct and may do well on an acreage. If you are interested in meeting Georgia, please contact Gretchen at glchamberlain@live.com. We ask that all family members including other dogs be present for the meeting. A home visit is part of our adoption process. The adoption fee is $175 unless otherwise stated. The fee includes spay/neuter, heartworm/Lymes test, heartworm and flea preventative, testing and treatment for a variety of intestinal parasites and vaccinations. Breed Disclosure: Due to the fact that most of our adoptable pets are strays, we cannot guarantee their breed. We list the pet’s breed as the one that best matches the physical appearance, temperament, and personality of the animal. The pet may also be listed as a mix when it’s actually a purebred.

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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    • American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Monticello, IA, USA

      Rolly

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier (short coat). Adoption Fee: 175.00. Rolly is a male Pit Bull Terrier who was born around August 2015 and weights 55 pounds. He is very friendly and requires a lot of play time. The adoption fee for Rolly is $175. This includes spay/neuter, rabies, distemper, bordatella, flea treatment, worming, testing for heartworms and treatment, and microchiping. If you are interested in meeting Rolly, please visit the shelter at 22407 Bus Hwy 151 on the outskirts of Monticello during normal business hours which are Tuesday thru Saturday, noon to 6:30pm. If you have any further questions, you can call 319-975-8283. BREED DISCLAIMER: Many dogs come to us as strays and therefore, we are unsure of their breed. We may actually list a pure bred as a mix because we truly do not know their origins or background and we often must guess at their breed.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Monticello, IA, USA

      Echo

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). Adoption Fee: 175.00. Echo is a female labrador retriever mix who was born around May 20, 2015 and weights 50 pounds. She appears to be good with dogs. She is highly active and requires exercise and family time. Echo knows "sit" and is learning to walk on a leash. She needs to be exercised prior to training but is very eager to please. She needs someone who can teach her manners. The adoption fee for Echo in $175. This includes spay/neuter, rabies, distemper, bordatella, flea treatment, worming, testing for heartworms and treatment, and microchiping. If you are interested in meeting Echo, please visit the shelter at 22407 Bus Hwy 151 on the outskirts of Monticello during normal business hours which are Tuesday thru Saturday, noon to 6:30pm. If you have any further questions, you can call 319-975-8283. BREED DISCLAIMER: Many dogs come to us as strays and therefore, we are unsure of their breed. We may actually list a pure bred as a mix because we truly do not know their origins or background and we often must guess at their breed.
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    • Boston Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Monticello, IA, USA

      Josie

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      Breed: Boston Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boston Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Adoption Fee: 175.00. Josie is a female Boston Terrier mix who was born around May 2015and weights 22 pounds. Josie is an independent and playful girl who loves squeaky toys! She is a dominant dog, so will need a home with an experienced dog owner and no small children. Josie seems to get along with most other dogs, but would do best with a submissive dog. She already knows how to "sit", and would love to learn more commands! The adoption fee for Josie is $175. This includes spay/neuter, rabies, distemper, bordatella, flea treatment, worming, testing for heartworms and treatment, and microchiping. If you are interested in meeting Josie, please visit the shelter at 22407 Bus Hwy 151 on the outskirts of Monticello during normal business hours which are Tuesday thru Saturday, noon to 6:30pm. If you have any further questions, you can call 319-975-8283. BREED DISCLAIMER: Many dogs come to us as strays and therefore, we are unsure of their breed. We may actually list a pure bred as a mix because we truly do not know their origins or background and we often must guess at their breed.
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    • Beagle-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Monticello, IA, USA

      Whinnie

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      Breed: Beagle-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Shepherd / Beagle / Mixed (short coat). Adoption Fee: 175.00. Whinnie is a female shephard/beagle mix who was born around March 20, 2016. She is good with other dogs. She is moderately active and loves going to the dog park. She can be a little shy at first, but when she warms up to you, she is very friendly. You do have to go slow with her at first as she is a little insecure. Due to her insecurity, we do not recommend she go to a home with small children. Whinnie has gone through puppy training and knows the following commands: Give a kiss, sit down, shake, leave it, play dead. She also walks well on a leash. She does guard her bones, but not her food, therefore, we recommend no small children. The adoption fee for Whinnie in $175. This includes spay/neuter, rabies, distemper, bordatella, flea treatment, worming, testing for heartworms and treatment, and microchiping. If you are interested in meeting Whinnie, please visit the shelter at 22407 Bus Hwy 151 on the outskirts of Monticello during normal business hours which are Tuesday thru Saturday, noon to 6:30pm. If you have any further questions, you can call 319-975-8283. BREED DISCLAIMER: Many dogs come to us as strays and therefore, we are unsure of their breed. We may actually list a pure bred as a mix because we truly do not know their origins or background and we often must guess at their breed.
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