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Jack - Terrier / Mixed Dog For Adoption
Mutt Dog For Adoption in Tenafly, NJ, USA

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Organization Name: Pet ResQ Inc.
Location: Tenafly, NJ
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Breed: Mutt
Gender: Male Male
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Jack

Age: Young
Availability Date: 05/06/2017
Location: Tenafly, NJ 07670
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Tags: Mutt Dog For Adoption in Tenafly, NJ, USA
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Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed. Jack is a 2 year old terrier mix. He came to rescue due to a hoarder passing away and leaving over 40 dogs. Jack weighs 6 lbs, is gentle but very shy and will take time to warm up to a new person. Jack will only be adopted into a home where there is another dog. A fully fenced yard is also a requirement for adopting Jack.

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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    • Chihuahua-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Tenafly, NJ, USA

      Chance

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      Breed: Chihuahua-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed. Chance is a 3.5 year old Chihuahua mix. He is very good in the house, is house broken, and is crate trained. He likes to go for walks on a leash and gets along well with other dogs. Chance is a good eater and is not fussy at all. Chance is neutered, microchipped and current on his vaccines. He weighs about 10 lbs.
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      Gina

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      Breed: Chihuahua-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed. Gina is a 5 year old Pug/Chi (Pug/Chihuahua). She weighs about 15 lbs, is spayed, microchipped and current on her vaccines. Gina would love a home of her own and she gets along with other dogs.
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    • Shih Tzu Dog For Adoption in Tenafly, NJ, USA

      Handsome and...

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      Breed: Shih Tzu
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Shih Tzu. Handsome and Woo are Shih Tzu brothers who are approximately 1.5 years old. Both boys along with their mother Peanut came from a horrible hoarding situation. They have come a very long way in a very short time and are ready for a home of their own. They would love to go to a home together but can be separated as long as there is another dog in the home. Handsome and Woo are neutered and current on their vaccines. They may be a little shy at first but warm up quickly. Patience and love is the key to their hearts! A completely fenced in yard is a non-negotiable requirement for the adoption of Handsome and Woo.
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    • Beagle-Chihuahua Mix Dog For Adoption in Tenafly, NJ, USA

      Missy

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      Breed: Beagle-Chihuahua Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Beagle / Chihuahua / Mixed. Missy is a 4 year old Beagle/Chi mix who came to us from Louisiana. She is a very happy little girl who just wants a lap. Missy did a great job taking care of her babies (who have all been adopted) and has completed her HW treatment. Missy loves everyone, all animals she meets and even little kids. Missy will need to go to a home that has another dog.
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    • Chihuahua-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Tenafly, NJ, USA

      Pip

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      Breed: Chihuahua-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed. Pip is a Chihuahua mix who is about 6 years old. He is current on his vaccinations, gets along with other dogs and is neutered and microchipped. Pip weighs about 10 lbs.
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    • Chihuahua-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Tenafly, NJ, USA

      Jasmine

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      Breed: Chihuahua-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed. Jasmine is a Chihuahua mix who is about 3 years old. She is current on her vaccinations, gets along with other dogs and is spayed and microchipped. Jasmine weighs about 9 lbs. No children under 15.
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    • Chiweenie Dog For Adoption in Tenafly, NJ, USA

      Jenna

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      Breed: Chiweenie
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Dachshund / Mixed. Jenna is a 5 year old Chiweenie (Chihuahua/Dachshund). Her owner died and she was surrendered to a shelter. Jenna is very sweet and loves to cuddle. Jenna gets along with other dogs and cats and should go to a home with at least one other dog. She is spayed and current on her vaccinations. Jenna should go to a home with children over 17.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Tenafly, NJ, USA

      French Fry

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). French Fry is a 4 year old Lab who literally survived the floods of Louisiana. Someone was able to open her kennel and she escaped the floods by making her way to the roof of the shelter. Then she was finally tracked and trapped and was given the opportunity to come and live in NJ. She loves people but is dog selective. French Fry will make a great family dog. She is spayed and current on her vaccines. All French Fry would like is a warm place and a family who will love her forever.
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    • Chihuahua-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Tenafly, NJ, USA

      Rosie

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      Breed: Chihuahua-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed (medium coat). Rosie is a senior Long Haired Chihuahua mix. She really would just love a soft bed, some toys (she loves her toys) and someone to love her. We rescued Rosie along with Peppy from a horrible situation and they have blossomed. Rosie has earned a loving home of her own. She would love to stay with Peppy but will be fine alone with someone who wants to dote on her.
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    • Toxirn Dog For Adoption in Tenafly, NJ, USA

      Bleu & Princ...

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      Breed: Toxirn
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Cairn Terrier / Mixed. These two are the definition of unconditional love. Together, they quietly follow their foster mom and family around, wagging their tails. Princess (light hair, 10 yrs., 6 pounds) makes tiny hops of joy when she is happy, particularly when playing with her stuffed toys. Bleu (dark hair, 12 yrs., 7 pounds) is delighted when someone is petting him. Their favorite thing to do, however, is to snuggle in a warm lap, and since they are so small, they can both fit in a single lap! They are exceptionally calm and affectionate. They are housebroken and crate trained, friendly with kids and dogs, and filled to the brim with love. They were raised together, always watch out for each other, and are beautiful companions for life, so they must be adopted together.
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