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Organization Name: Passion 4 Paws
Location: Shelburne, VT 05482
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Breed: Mutt
Gender: Female Female
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FOSTER HOMES NEEDED!

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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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Country of Origin: Unknown

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    • Sadie - Boxer / Mixed Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 09/09/2017

      Boxer-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Shelburne, VT, USA

      Sadie

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      Breed: Boxer-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer / Mixed. ** IN VERMONT ** Meet Sadie! Here is her video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uip8cWso3Q Sadie is approx. 1 1/2 years old, about 60 lbs., vetted, spayed, and micro-chipped. Sadie was found in SC passed out from heat stroke and very emaciated. She was immediately rushed to the Vet for medical care and is now a very healthy pup ready to start her new life! She is a young pup and loves to play a s you can see in her video she runs like a deer; she would do well with an active lifestyle where she can get the exercise she thoroughly loves. Sadie is a very affectionate, expressive, and goofy girl who loves people of all ages. Sadie is house trained and is medium+ energy; she loves attention and going for car rides and adventures. Sadie is currently training with one of our VIP volunteers and comes with 2 one on one professional training sessions! She current is very insecure around other dogs but is so willing to learn so Sadie should be the only pup and center of attention in the home. Sadie would do best in a rural environment with a family that is experience with dogs and where she can have the freedom to be herself. 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/y79fjz92 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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      Jasper

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Retriever / Mixed. ** IN VERMONT ** Meet Jasper of Jasper and Buffy! We rescued them together from the shelter. Here is a video of Jasper and Buffy (Buffy is smaller w pink collar): https://youtu.be/JzLt-410f2o And another: https://youtu.be/qT9eZe3za2k Jasper is approx 9 mos. old, about 47 lbs., vetted, neutered, and micro-chipped. Jasper can be adopted with hi s best friend Buffy or on his own. Jasper is great with other dogs and really wants to play. He has had at least 10 introductions to kids with ages from 1 -10 years old. He was extremely calm and gentle to the children. He is crate trained but would prefer to be left out. He is non destructive but loves to chew on toys and bones. Jasper is potty trained, isn't a barker, shows no prey drive towards cats and seems to want to play with them. Jasper has medium energy and overall just a super happy, affectionate, and smart handsome pup! He loves going on walks and being outside! If you are interested in adopting Jasper 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/yc2e9uyr 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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      Buffy

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Retriever / Mixed. ** IN VERMONT ** Meet Buffy of Jasper and Buffy! We rescued them together from the shelter. Here is a video of Jasper and Buffy (Buffy is smaller w pink collar): https://youtu.be/JzLt-410f2o And another: https://youtu.be/qT9eZe3za2k Buffy is approx 9 mos. old, about 35 lbs., vetted, spayed, and micro-chipped. Buffy gets along with other dogs and can't wait for her furever home! If you are looking to adopt 2 dogs Jasper and Buffy are a great pick! Stay tuned for more information as Buffy is a new rescue! If you are interested in adopting Buffy 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/yaolaftz 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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      Barney

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Retriever / Mixed. ** IN VERMONT** Meet Barney! Here are some words from his foster: If you're looking for an athletic companion to adventure with and make with, then Barney is the wing man for you! Weighing in at a slender and muscular 46 pounds and 18 mos old. Barney is agile, powerful, and amazingly flexible. He travels well in the car (in his crate), and is ver y excited with any new location or adventure. He LOVES playing at the Starr Farm Dog Park. He plays extremely well with other dogs both large and small. Have not observed him around any cats. He is also great with kids. Barney's needs: He is a puppy with lots of energy and requires daily exercise. He doesn't seem to have any "bad habits" such as getting on furniture, begging for food, or chewing sneakers or furniture. He does enjoy chewing on his Nylabone, reindeer antler, Kong, and bully sticks. When Barney first came to VT he couldn't/wouldn't even sit. He can now sit, stay, come, and "good night" (command to get in his crate). He has even learned to ring some wind chimes with his nose to indicate that he would like to go outside. With a couple weeks of repetition he seems to be able to pick up most concepts. A perfect home for Barney would have a fenced yard (or an invisible fence as I think he would learn this quickly). His new family should know he needs daily walks (preferably morning and evening) or any other exercise. Another dog in the house for Barney to play with would be a great scenario. Barney will absolutely cuddle if you want and lean on you when you're at his level (whether you want him to or not). He will also just lay down on his own bed and curl up while I'm working around the house or watching TV. Barney will be reciprocate a great friendship as your earn his trust and he learns the routine. Video to come! If you are interested in adopting Barney 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/y9rnf9vd 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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      Tamara

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Retriever / Mixed. ** IN VERMONT ** Meet Tamara! She is approx. 2 years old, about 48 lbs., vetted, will be spayed, and micro-chipped. She has a pretty black coat with chocolate hues; and is a petite girl. In her current foster home Tamara is potty trained in the house, is very quiet, clean and nondestructive. She does not exhibit a prey drive so she may be ok with c ats. She is SO loving and adores attention. She loves the outdoors; happy, friendly, wagging tail! She's very curious and friendly with other dogs and humans. Her interactions with other dogs have been very calm - she gets excited, approaches them, they sniff around for a bit and then she seems to lose interest and move on! She has low-medium energy and does well on a leash. If you are interested in adopting Tamara 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/zzlwy5g 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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      Negan

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed. ** IN VERMONT ** Meet Negan! Here is his video: https://youtu.be/ai9e-H3Nq58 Here is a video of him playing ball: https://youtu.be/eHM3fHav3kU And a video playing with Doogan a resident dog: https://youtu.be/fL5FaRU-Cqs And another with Dooley: https://youtu.be/2LQOfHB4Qm8 Negan is approx 2 1/2 years old, about 40 lbs., vetted, neutered, and micro-chipped. Negan is an fun and happy dog; gets along well with everyone and is so happy it's contagious! He LOVES to play fetch! You see Negan was found on the street unloved, unwanted, uncared for with injuries and horrible skin conditions. He is so grateful and thinks he won the lottery that someone actually cared enough to pick him up and get him help. Stay tuned for more information as Negan is a new rescue! If you are interested in adopting Negan 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/yb26soz6 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: USA
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed. ** IN NEED OF LOCAL FOSTER OR ADOPTER/ AVAILABLE FOR FOSTER TO ADOPT FOR LOCAL ADOPTERS** 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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    • Ella - Terrier / Mixed Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 08/04/2017

      Mutt Dog For Adoption in Shelburne, VT, USA

      Ella

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed. **IN VERMONT** Meet Ella! Here is a video of her playing at the shelter with Ginger: https://youtu.be/LkWs876Esrk Ella is approx 2 yrs. old, about 50 lbs., vetted, spayed, and micro-chipped. Ella is a sweetheart and gets along with other dogs with proper introductions; she is learning proper social etiquette and how to get over her insecurities. She has a medium energy although she has no prob lem just feeding off your energy! Ella can go on a 5 hour hike or just nap all day. She's really an awesome dog says her Foster! She is great in the house, very well potty trained and does not destroy anything. Stay tuned for more information as Ella is a new rescue! If you are interested in adopting Ella 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/yb955x9o 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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      Olive

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed. ** IN VERMONT ** IN NEED OF FOSTER OR ADOPTER ** Meet Olive! Here is her video: https://youtu.be/Er3wvNaJLcg Olive is approx 3 years old, about 38 lbs., vetted, spayed, and micro-chipped. Olive is a very shy and sweet girl; she just arrived so she is getting used to her new surroundings. She seems to not care about the cat in her foster home! Stay tuned for more information as Olive is a new rescue! If you are interested fostering or adopting Olive 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/yd8394j7 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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      Franklin

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed. **IN VERMONT** COURTESY LISTING** Meet Franklin! Here is a quick video in SC: https://youtu.be/p_BdhszWpIg Franklin is approx. 3 years. old, about 46 lbs., vetted, neutered, and micro-chipped. Franklin gets along with other dogs, has low to medium energy, is potty trained, and is crate trained. Franklin would love to be in a home where he can run free outside to get fun exercise. But most important, Franklin needs someone who will love him and snuggle him. likes to go for car rides, and to snuggle. He knows Sit, Stay, Come. and is working on Paw. Franklin loves loves loves his toys! And anything he can chew. He loves playing ball - only with himself haha - if you throw the ball he doesn’t bring it back, but he chases it himself all the time. No cats; he likes to chase small animals. He’s the sweetest dog and loves to be loved! If you are interested in adopting Franklin 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/ja9v3la 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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