Gizmo - Terrier / Mixed (medium coat) Dog For Adoption
Mutt Dog For Adoption in Surprise, AZ

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Organization Name: Animal Rescue Friends Ltd
Location: Surprise, AZ 85374


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Breed: Mutt
Gender: Male Male
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Gizmo

Age: Young
Color/Markings: White
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 08/27/2016
Location: Surprise, AZ 85379
Tags: Mutt Dog For Adoption in Surprise, AZ
Physical Attributes
Coat Length Medium
Grooming Needs Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
Energy Level Moderate
Other
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Affectionate
  • Even-Tempered
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed (medium coat). Gizmo is a 3 year old, Carin Terrier mix, male pup with blond hair that is slightly curly. He is a cheerful, curious and clever little boy. He gets along well with other dogs and he likes to play. He will entertain himself by tossing around a toy and then running after it. I would describe Gizmo as an 'easy' dog as he has a beautiful dispostion and he's not overly demanding or needy. He is a sweet dog who really loves spending time with his people. They way he pounces like a cat will make you laugh every time. Gizmo is crate trained and house trained. Gizmo is neutered, up-to-date on vaccinations and micro-chipped. Adopt Gizmo for $125.

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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      Date listed: 03/25/2017

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      Breed: Bichon Frise
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: Surprise, AZ
      Posted Breed: Bichon Frise. Bonded senior males. Must adopt together
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    • Shadow - Bichon Frise Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 03/25/2017

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      Breed: Bichon Frise
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: Surprise, AZ
      Posted Breed: Bichon Frise. Bonded senior males. Must adopt together
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Surprise, AZ

      Finn (Zuri)

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Surprise, AZ
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed. Meet Finn! He is listed as a 'lab mix' from the shelter we saved him from. We tend to think he has cattle dog in him as he seems to want to herd. He is on the smaller size, about 25 lbs. Very intelligent and loyal. He is high energy and loves to play catch. His ideal home would be as an only dog because he is dog selective. His breed and play style are very 'mouthy' so no younger children. This guys deserves and wants your attention. Adopt Finn for $180 Apply at www.animalrescuefriends.org
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    • Chug Dog For Adoption in Surprise, AZ

      Annabelle

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      Breed: Chug
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Surprise, AZ
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Pug / Mixed (short coat). Meet Annabelle! Annabelle is 3 ½ year old, female, tan Chihuahua mix. Annabelle is a sweet pup with a slightly quirky personality that is sure to make you smile. Annabelle is confident and adaptable. She is ready to join you in whatever plans you have for the day. She is friendly with new people and gets along well with other dogs. She loves to cuddle up in the lap of her person. While Annabelle is a cuddle bug, she is not overly needy. She will find ways to amuse herself when her people are busy. She likes to play with stuffed squeaky toys and she likes chew toys as well. She is happy to explore the yard and house. She also enjoys moving the dog beds from room to room. She's not destructive at all, she just likes rearranging things from time to time. If Annabelle disappears from view you should look under the covers at the foot of your bed. That’s her favorite place to nap when her persons lap is not available. She is like a baby, she gets a little grouchy if she hasn’t had her afternoon nap. She will just take herself in and put herself to bed. Cute! She also likes to sleep in the bed with her person at night. Annabelle can be possessive of her food at meal time so we recommend she eats separately from other dogs. She currently uses potty pads and a doggy door. Annabelle usually has floppy ears, but on occasion she will raise one or both ears for extra cuteness. She is a great watch dog and will let you know if someone or something is in your yard. She has a good sense of smell and excellent hearing. Her facial expressions make me laugh every day. Annabelle is spayed, microchipped and up-to-date on vaccines. Annabelle’s adoption fee is $150. If you would like to meet Annabelle, please submit a dog adoption application on our website at www.animalrescuefriends.org and one of our volunteers will call you. www.animalrescuefriends.org
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Surprise, AZ

      Gizmo

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Surprise, AZ
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed (medium coat). Gizmo is a 3 year old, Carin Terrier mix, male pup with blond hair that is slightly curly. He is a cheerful, curious and clever little boy. He gets along well with other dogs and he likes to play. He will entertain himself by tossing around a toy and then running after it. I would describe Gizmo as an 'easy' dog as he has a beautiful dispostion and he's not overly demanding or needy. He is a sweet dog who really loves spending time with his people. They way he pounces like a cat will make you laugh every time. Gizmo is crate trained and house trained. Gizmo is neutered, up-to-date on vaccinations and micro-chipped. Adopt Gizmo for $125.
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Surprise, AZ

      Missy

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Surprise, AZ
      Posted Breed: Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler / Mixed. Missy is a great dog!  She can be a little shy when she meets someone new but she warms up quickly. she prefers women and becomes attached very easily. she would do best with a single woman. Missy is a sweet pup and loyal friend.  When we rescued Missy she was expecting.  She was an amazing momma to her 7 puppies that have all been placed in forever homes.  Now it’s Missy’s turn to secure her happily ever after!  Missy is a playful girl and would enjoy a yard to explore and play in.  She is also happy to be a couch potato and watch TV with her people or hang out in your office with you while you work.  Missy gets along well with most dogs and has even appointed herself caretaker of a recent litter of puppies we rescued!  She is so gentle with them and happily keeps them all entertained!  Missy is housebroken and crate trained and she does very well riding in the car.  Adopt this sweet girl for $100.  
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Surprise, AZ

      Noel

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: Surprise, AZ
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat).
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