Buster - Terrier / Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Mutt Dog For Adoption in Thorndale, TX, USA


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Date Listed: 10/01/2016
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Organization Name: Charlyne's Pound Puppies
Location: Thorndale, TX

Breed: Mutt
Gender: Male Male


Age: Adult
Color/Markings: White with Black
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 10/01/2016
Location: Thorndale, TX 76577
Tags: Mutt Dog For Adoption in Thorndale, TX, USA
Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids No
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
Activity Level Moderately Active
Obedience Training Needs Training
  • Yard Required
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found Yes
Where Found 76577
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Terrier / Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler / Mixed (short coat). Buster is looking for a parent to love him. He is 3 years old (as of 12/2015) male terrier/heeler mix. Energetic and fun, Buster gets along with other dogs. He's anxious to please and still has a lot of puppy play left in him. He is about 40 pounds. Buster has come a long way and is ignoring the cats. No aggression, he is simply giving the cats the right of way. He is real clever and very funny! The adoption fee is $100 for each dog. This includes a coupon for spaying/neutering if the dog is not old enough to be altered already. (These prices are subject to change without notice.)

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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    • Blue Lacy-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Thorndale, TX, USA



      Breed: Blue Lacy-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Blue Lacy / Mixed (short coat). Sadie is a 1-2 year old (as of July 2017) Blue Lacey mix. Everything about Sadie says Blue Lacey except for the color. Sadie is black and white, she is compact at 35lbs. She is athletic and playful... house trained and spayed. Wants to "hunt" the cats and chickens but doesn't hurt them or bite at them, she doesn't know what to do if they don't want to run, if she can't chase then that is the end of her game. Her manners are improving with basic commands and Sadie wants to please. Training Sadie would be fun and there is potential for agility training with her higher energy and athleticism. She shows some interest in playing fetch. Gentle and trustworthy with other animals and people, but probably not a good fit for a home with small children as she needs plenty of exercise and attention. Sadie was an owner surrender due to her ability to climb or jump fences and stray from home. She really just wants to be with people so separation anxiety and loneliness may be the thing to avoid to keep her home. She doesn't tear up her toys and doesn't seem to be a chewer so your shoes might be safe if you keep the occasional rawhide handy. Walks nicely on a leash and when she has freedom she is a flash around the pasture of her foster home. Sadie comes when called and accepts kenneling with verbal command. A real beauty! The adoption fee is $100 for each dog. This includes a coupon for spaying/neutering if the dog is not old enough to be altered already. (These prices are subject to change without notice.)
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      Blue Lacy-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Thorndale, TX, USA