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Mutt Dog For Adoption in Shelburne, VT

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Organization Name: Passion 4 Paws
Location: Shelburne, VT 05482
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(802) 373-4949


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Breed: Mutt
Gender: Female Female
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FOSTER HOMES NEEDED!

Age: Baby
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 03/05/2016
Location: Shelburne, VT 05482
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Posted Breed: Retriever. Passion 4 Paws is looking for new foster homes in Chittenden County and surrounding areas! We save dogs from shelters in the south and need foster homes in the north for our dogs until they get adopted. The more foster homes we have, the more dogs we can save! Please consider giving this short term rewarding commitment a try. Foster as often or as little as you'd like. We supply any vet care needed and support to our foster homes, you supply the food and the love. Please contact us today to find out more! Visit our website to complete a foster application www.Passion-4-Paws.org Disclosure: Breed labels are often incorrect: we rarely know the genetic lineage of the dogs we rescue. Many shelters and rescues specify breeds based on appearance; however, research has shown that less than 2% of a dog’s DNA determines appearance! Passion 4 Paws does not practice the use of labels pertaining to compatibility with others or dog breed. Labels such as “dog friendly” and “child friendly” should be used with caution as they often over-simplify the personalities and behavior of dogs.

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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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Shelburne, VT

      Hazel

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: Shelburne, VT
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed. **IN NEED OF FOSTER OR LOCAL ADOPTER** Meet Hazel (Zeus, Diana, and Venus' mom)! Here is the video: https://youtu.be/klqA96kZcWg Hazel is approx. 4-5 years old, about 64 lbs., vetted, spayed, and micro-chipped. We are learning more about her as she was a recent mom so she gets to start her new life as soon as her pups (Zeus, Diane, Venus) are adopted. Stay tuned for more information as Hazel is a new rescue! If you are interested in fostering or adopting Hazel please fill out an Application at www.Passion-4-Paws.org (please make sure you have the Vermont site) thanks! Check out her Facebook page (please "Like" us while you are there): http://tinyurl.com/h38uc8d Disclosure: Breed labels are often incorrect: we rarely know the genetic lineage of the dogs we rescue. Many shelters and rescues specify breeds based on appearance; however, research has shown that less than 2% of a dog’s DNA determines appearance! Passion 4 Paws does not practice the use of labels pertaining to compatibility with others or dog breed. Labels such as “dog friendly” and “child friendly” should be used with caution as they often over-simplify the personalities and behavior of dogs.
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      Barbie

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Shelburne, VT
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed. **IN NEED OF FOSTER OR LOCAL ADOPTER** Meet Barbie; here is her video: https://youtu.be/0vioVVRxEEg And here is Barbie meeting Dooley: https://youtu.be/48AlYsO5-WY Barbie is approx. 5 years old, about 51 lbs., vetted, spayed, and micro-chipped. Stay tuned for more information as Barbie is a new rescue! If you are interested in fostering or adopting Barbie please fill out an Application at www.Passion-4-Paws.org (please make sure you have the Vermont site) thanks! ​Check out her Facebook page (please "Like" us while you are there): http://tinyurl.com/zeh7mqv Disclosure: Breed labels are often incorrect: we rarely know the genetic lineage of the dogs we rescue. Many shelters and rescues specify breeds based on appearance; however, research has shown that less than 2% of a dog’s DNA determines appearance! Passion 4 Paws does not practice the use of labels pertaining to compatibility with others or dog breed. Labels such as “dog friendly” and “child friendly” should be used with caution as they often over-simplify the personalities and behavior of dogs.
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      Charlize

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Shelburne, VT
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed. **IN VERMONT** Meet Charlize; here is her video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cvvL9yXutw Charlize is approx. 3 years old, about 38 lbs., vetted, spayed, and micro-chipped. Charlize is good with other pups and shows great respect for her foster buddies space. She loves kids of all ages, crate trained and has been able to left out of crate on occasion with no accidents! Charlize is treat motivated and knows "come", "sit" and "Kennel". Loves her chew toys, car rides and long walks. This very gentle gorgeous girl has a fantastic smile and will steal your heart. If you are interested in adopting Charlize please fill out an Application at www.Passion-4-Paws.org (please make sure you have the Vermont site) thanks! Check out her Facebook page (please "Like" us while you are there): http://tinyurl.com/hvd5nvf Disclosure: Breed labels are often incorrect: we rarely know the genetic lineage of the dogs we rescue. Many shelters and rescues specify breeds based on appearance; however, research has shown that less than 2% of a dog’s DNA determines appearance! Passion 4 Paws does not practice the use of labels pertaining to compatibility with others or dog breed. Labels such as “dog friendly” and “child friendly” should be used with caution as they often over-simplify the personalities and behavior of dogs.
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      Shelby

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: Shelburne, VT
      Posted Breed: Retriever / Mixed. **IN NEED OF FOSTER OR LOCAL ADOPTER** Meet Shelby; more pictures and video to come! Shelby is approx. 6 years old, about 78 lbs., vetted, neutered, and micro-chipped. Shelby is the sweetest fella; friendly with other pups and people! He is potty trained and prefers to be with his humans; likes to chase cats so cats probably not an option. He is learning the world; its all new to him! Shelby spent the majority of his life in a 10x10 pen as a breeding dog in the Amish country.........then was unnoticed at the shelter in Ohio for 3 years until we found him and wanted to rescue him! Now he is in a loving foster home finally soaking up all the attention he can! Stay tuned for more information as Shelby is a new rescue! If you are interested in fostering or adopting Shelby please fill out an Application at www.Passion-4-Paws.org (please make sure you have the Vermont site) thanks! Check out his Facebook page (please "Like" us while you are there): http://tinyurl.com/ze6mceh Disclosure: Breed labels are often incorrect: we rarely know the genetic lineage of the dogs we rescue. Many shelters and rescues specify breeds based on appearance; however, research has shown that less than 2% of a dog’s DNA determines appearance! Passion 4 Paws does not practice the use of labels pertaining to compatibility with others or dog breed. Labels such as “dog friendly” and “child friendly” should be used with caution as they often over-simplify the personalities and behavior of dogs.
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      Mr. Bojangle...

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Shelburne, VT
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed. ** IN VERMONT ** Meet Mr. Bojangles! Here is a video (best to use small screen-low res): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAqshZo0BBM&feature=youtu.be And another of Mr. B snoring: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COpYdgYN_QM&feature=youtu.be Mr. Bojangles aka Bo is approx. 5 y/o, male, neutered, vetted, micro-chipped and about 47 lbs. He has a smushy face, is a snuggler and is very sweet! Crate trained, kid friendly, potty trained, and likes riding in the car. Prefers an active family to get exercise and one that is dog savvy to keep him trained. He could possibly do well with dog savvy cats as he has not shown a high prey drive. He loves kids! He is very gentle with them and will take treats gently out of their hands. He is playful and enjoys playing rowdy style. He knows "Sit" and "Come" is very playful, affectionate, and handsome. He likes to chew on bones and squeaky toys. He's just a love bug! Nothing makes him happier than sitting next to you having his chin scratched. Bo loves to be near people and has a very loyal spirit for his family! If you are interested in adopting Mr. Bojangles please fill out an Application at www.Passion-4-Paws.org (please make sure you have the Vermont site) thanks! Check out his Facebook page (please "Like" us while you are there): http://tinyurl.com/hateh42 Disclosure: Breed labels are often incorrect: we rarely know the genetic lineage of the dogs we rescue. Many shelters and rescues specify breeds based on appearance; however, research has shown that less than 2% of a dog’s DNA determines appearance! Passion 4 Paws does not practice the use of labels pertaining to compatibility with others or dog breed. Labels such as “dog friendly” and “child friendly” should be used with caution as they often over-simplify the personalities and behavior of dogs.
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      Fritz

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: Shelburne, VT
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed. **IN NEED OF FOSTER OR ADOPTER** Meet Fritz! Here is his video playing with Cash: https://youtu.be/DIgSAECvOl4 Fritz is approx. 8 mos. old, about 48 lbs., vetted, will be neutered, and micro-chipped. Stay tuned for more information as Fritz is a new rescue! If you are interested in fostering or adopting Fritz please fill out an Application at www.Passion-4-Paws.org (please make sure you have the Vermont site) thanks! Check out his Facebook page (please "Like" us while you are there): http://tinyurl.com/zgdg66s Disclosure: Breed labels are often incorrect: we rarely know the genetic lineage of the dogs we rescue. Many shelters and rescues specify breeds based on appearance; however, research has shown that less than 2% of a dog’s DNA determines appearance! Passion 4 Paws does not practice the use of labels pertaining to compatibility with others or dog breed. Labels such as “dog friendly” and “child friendly” should be used with caution as they often over-simplify the personalities and behavior of dogs.
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      Cindy Lu

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: Shelburne, VT
      Posted Breed: Retriever / Mixed. ** IN VERMONT ** Meet Cindy Lu! Here is her Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymRUmHSc2cU And another: https://youtu.be/JBA6gbI9xgs Cindy Lu is approx. 8 yrs. old, female, spayed, vetted, micro-chipped, and about 55 lbs. She loves a good butt scratch! Cindy Lu is very sweet and likes treats! In her current foster home in SC she gets along with other dogs, is good with kids, is crate trained, loves to go for car rides, is house trained, and has low-medium energy. Cindy is an awesome dog but will take time to warm up to new people and new dogs. She bonded quickly with her foster and with time has bonded to the entire family. She loves her humans! She is very loyal, loves to give kisses and has learned how to "Sit". Stay tuned for more information as Cindy Lu is a new rescue! If you are interested in adopting Cindy Lu please fill out an Application at www.Passion-4-Paws.org (please make sure you have the Vermont site) thanks! Check out her Facebook page (please "Like" us while you are there): http://tinyurl.com/zj9clnd Disclosure: Breed labels are often incorrect: we rarely know the genetic lineage of the dogs we rescue. Many shelters and rescues specify breeds based on appearance; however, research has shown that less than 2% of a dog’s DNA determines appearance! Passion 4 Paws does not practice the use of labels pertaining to compatibility with others or dog breed. Labels such as “dog friendly” and “child friendly” should be used with caution as they often over-simplify the personalities and behavior of dogs.
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    • Boxer-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Shelburne, VT

      Winston

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      Breed: Boxer-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Shelburne, VT
      Posted Breed: Boxer / Mixed (short coat). ** IN VERMONT ** Meet Wiggly Winston! Here is his video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWaiurAj_R0&feature=youtu.be And another: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W04Wvo4O56E&feature=youtu.be And another (we just can't get enough of him): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCoU7egL3jc&feature=youtube_gdata Cute photo right?? Should have named him "Bronx"! Winston is approx. 2-3 years old, male, neutered, vetted, micro-chipped, and about 58 lbs! Winston is a wiggle butt; he loves people and kids and is always so incredibly happy. He knows sit and is learning wait. He is a sponge for knowledge, loves to go for runs, walks, hikes and is learning how to ride in a car (he is a bit clumsy in a car). He is housetrained and is learning what a ball is. We think Winston has not had much attention in his past nor did someone love him enough to show him the ropes! Someone probably got him as a cute puppy then discarded him while neglecting his basic needs. This fella is so incredibly handsome with red/gold eyes that match his fur; he has a cute underbite. For commands Winston knows Sit, down, bow, touch He is very treat motivated and learns quickly. He is in the process of learning proper doggy social etiquette but would prefer to be the center of attention! He loves to be with people, follows you everywhere, like to sleep with you, like to play fetch, loves to learn trick and does well with obedience training. Highly food motivated. Loves food, belly rubs and people. He would be best with older kids that aren't so unpredictable. If you are interested in adopting Winston please fill out an Application at www.Passion-4-Paws.org (please make sure you have the Vermont site) thanks! Here is Winston's Facebook Page: http://tinyurl.com/WinstonFacebook Disclosure: Breed labels are often incorrect: we rarely know the genetic lineage of the dogs we rescue. Many shelters and rescues specify breeds based on appearance; however, research has shown that less than 2% of a dog’s DNA determines appearance! Passion 4 Paws does not practice the use of labels pertaining to compatibility with others or dog breed. Labels such as “dog friendly” and “child friendly” should be used with caution as they often over-simplify the personalities and behavior of dogs.
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Shelburne, VT

      Peach

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: Shelburne, VT
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed. **IN NEED OF ADOPTER OR LOCAL FOSTER** Meet Peach! More pics and video to come! Peach is approx. 2 years old, about 55 lbs., vetted, neutered, and micro-chipped. Peach is a soft low key soul that would love his own furever family. This cute fella is very sensitive (i.e. please don’t raise voice at him), good with dogs, kids, probably cats, and is low – medium energy. Peach wants to please you always. He is crate trained and appears potty trained. Stay tuned for more information as Peach is a new rescue! If you are interested in fostering or adopting Peach please fill out an Application at www.Passion-4-Paws.org (please make sure you have the Vermont site) thanks! ​Check out his Facebook page (please "Like" us while you are there): http://tinyurl.com/gum4ewl Disclosure: Breed labels are often incorrect: we rarely know the genetic lineage of the dogs we rescue. Many shelters and rescues specify breeds based on appearance; however, research has shown that less than 2% of a dog’s DNA determines appearance! Passion 4 Paws does not practice the use of labels pertaining to compatibility with others or dog breed. Labels such as “dog friendly” and “child friendly” should be used with caution as they often over-simplify the personalities and behavior of dogs.
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      Sadie

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: Shelburne, VT
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed. **IN VERMONT** Meet Sadie! Here is her video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZiM2sPz_7E Sadie is approx. 10 mos old, about 46 lbs., vetted, spayed, and micro-chipped. She looks like she has a Boxer face! Sadie is a dog friendly pup; we believe she doesn't care about cats. She is a young pup and loves to play as you can see in her video she runs like a deer; she would do well with an active lifestyle. Stay tuned for more information as Sadie is a new rescue! If you are interested in adopting Sadie please fill out an Application at www.Passion-4-Paws.org (please make sure you have the Vermont site) thanks! Check out her Facebook page (please "Like" us while you are there): http://tinyurl.com/zuoxu6f Disclosure: Breed labels are often incorrect: we rarely know the genetic lineage of the dogs we rescue. Many shelters and rescues specify breeds based on appearance; however, research has shown that less than 2% of a dog’s DNA determines appearance! Passion 4 Paws does not practice the use of labels pertaining to compatibility with others or dog breed. Labels such as “dog friendly” and “child friendly” should be used with caution as they often over-simplify the personalities and behavior of dogs.
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