Remington - Rat Terrier / Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Rat-Cha Dog For Adoption in Baton Rouge, LA

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Date Listed: 12/30/2016
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Organization Name: The Pit Stop Rescue
Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70898
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Breed: Rat-Cha
Gender: Male Male
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Remington

Age: Young
Color/Markings: Tricolor (Tan/Brown & Black & White)
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 12/30/2016
Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70364
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Physical Attributes
Eye Color Brown
Ear Type Erect
Tail Type Long
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs Low
Likes to Vocalize Some
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
Energy Level High
Activity Level Highly Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Fence Required Any Type
Owner Experience Required Breed
Other
  • Yard Required
  • Apartment Appropriate
  • Leash Trained
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Fetch
  • Likes to Play with Toys
  • Likes to Be in Your Lap
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Playful
  • Independent
  • Affectionate
  • Intelligent
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found Yes
Where Found 70360
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Rat Terrier / Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat). www.thepitstoprescue.com "Your final stop for your furever friend!" Remi is such a fun loving little guy that just wants a home of his own. He is a Rat Terrier/Chihuahua mix, approximately 3 years old, 10lbs, neutered, up to date on vaccinations, microchipped, is heartworm negative and on preventative. He is great with other dogs and also with cats! Children are not recommended as he can be very timid. If you are interested in adopting Remington, please fill out the online adoption application via our website at www.thepitstoprescue.com and click on the " adopt " tab.  For information about Remi, please email nicki@thepitstoprescue.com We require that ALL current household pets be spayed/neutered, up to date on vaccinations and up to date on heartworm prevention. We will require confirmation from your veterinarian. If renting, we must have landlord approval. A fence is not a requirement for ALL of our dogs. Fences are a case-by-case determination.

Overview: The Rat-Cha is a mix between the Chihuahua and the Rat Terrier. Both breeds are loyal companions who crave time with their master.
Breed Group: Unspecified
Weight (lbs): 2-8
Height (in): 7-14
Colors: any colors
Coat: The coat is short and smooth.
Character: The Rat-Cha is alert, loving and loyal.
Temperament: Rat-Chas aren't the best choice for younger children. They may or may not get along with other pets.
Care: The coat needs an occasional bath and brushing.
Training: Rat-Chas can be difficult to train. They need a consistent, patient approach.
Activity: This breed needs moderate exercise in a fenced yard.
Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Life Expectancy: 15-18

More About Rat-Cha Breed
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      Fanci

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Baton Rouge, LA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). www.thepitstoprescue.com "Your final stop for your furever friend!" Meet Miss Fanci Pants! Fanci was surrendered to a kill shelter at about 5 months old. Since this time, she has bounced around from shelter, to foster home, to boarding, now back to a shelter. She was pulled from the kill shelter at 5 months, and lived in a foster home for a few months. When her foster could no longer keep her, she moved to boarding. The rescue who pulled her was foster based, and there were no fosters available at the time. With so much energy and love for playing in the yard, living in boarding really made her become depressed. She lost weight and was not happy. A local trainer spent a LOT of time with Fanci while she was here, and Fanci completed basic obedience training, and some! About a year after her rescue, a space became available at a low kill shelter, and Fanci got to move! She's still here. She is almost 2 years old, heartworm negative, obedience trained, loves kids and cats. Oh, and Fanci LOVES, LOVES her toy balls! She isn't too interested in playing with other dogs because she is obsessed with playing ball and giving her humans so much attention. She LOVES going for car rides, trips to the pet store, or just playing in the yard for HOURS. And swimming and four wheeling on the creek? Yes please!! She's a very observant little girl, who listens and is keen on everything around her. She was even enrolled in a training program for a few months to become an officer assisting K-9! This is one smart cookie! We aren't quite positive what breeds make up this beautiful girl, but we know she's one of a kind. She's just wondering why she hasn't found her home yet. We'd love to see her get a home and yard of her own, with humans who can throw the ball with her ALL day! Come meet Fanci, and you won't be disappointed :) We require that ALL current household pets be spayed/neutered, up to date on vaccinations and up to date on heartworm prevention. We will require confirmation from your veterinarian. If renting, we must have landlord approval. A fence is not a requirement for ALL of our dogs. Fences are a case-by-case determination.
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      Reva

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Baton Rouge, LA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed. www.thepitstoprescue.com "Your final stop for your furever friend!" REVA NEEDS A FOSTER/ADOPTER!! UPDATE FROM CURRENT FOSTER: Reva is a two year old pittie and as sweet as could be. Reva loves her humans!!! Reva is in need of a home wit h a fenced in yard with lots of room to run around, and is currently most comfortable in an outside kennel. Reva would do great as an only pet but can become familiarized with other dogs with some work. She does not care for cats or farm animals. Reva came to me and we believe she was highly dog aggressive. Now that Reva has become familiar with her surroundings, we have noticed that she can do well with other dogs!! And that she has a touch of anxiety. This is something we are working on! She just has to be introduced slowly. She's been doing so well!! We will be doing socialization therapy while and she will also be attending training with Larry Benoit! Please share in hope to find Reva the perfect home for the holidays! We require that ALL current household pets be spayed/neutered, up to date on vaccinations and up to date on heartworm prevention. We will require confirmation from your veterinarian. If renting, we must have landlord approval. A fence is not a requirement for ALL of our dogs. Fences are a case-by-case determination.
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      Sandra Dee

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Baton Rouge, LA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). www.thepitstoprescue.com "Your final stop for your furever friend!" Sandra Dee makes being a statuesque goof ball look easy. Don't let this elegant patent leather pitty bull mix fool you though. She is just comfortable playing fetch and hunting mice as she is snuggling on the couch. Sandra Dee was found at about 6 weeks old on a chain with no food or water in the cold. Dee is now almost 2 and has learned how to be a good family member. She is wonderful with other dogs, good with cats that don't run, walks well on leash, is house trained, and uses a doggy door. Dee bonds closely with other dogs and would love to have a doggy brother or sister to play with during the day. Because she likes chasing squirrels, she will need a fenced in yard. She is super smart; knows 'sit' 'shake' 'lay down' and 'touch' and would make an excellent agility dog! And her silly antics will keep you laughing. Dee is heartworm negative, spayed, up to date on shots, microchipped and ready to start a new life with a loving active household. If you are interested in fostering or adopting, please go to www.thepitstoprescue.com to complete your application today!! We require that ALL current household pets be spayed/neutered, up to date on vaccinations and up to date on heartworm prevention. We will require confirmation from your veterinarian. If renting, we must have landlord approval. A fence is not a requirement for ALL of our dogs. Fences are a case-by-case determination.
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      Leonard

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      Breed: Mountain Cur-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Baby
      Location: Baton Rouge, LA
      Posted Breed: Mountain Cur / Mixed (short coat). www.thepitstoprescue.com "Your final stop for your furever friend!" Leonard's mom and three other dogs (Mountain Curs) were dumped in rural Livingston Parish in June, 2015. On September 13th, Leonard's mom was brought into foster care and shortly after midnight on September 14th, she began having puppies. Leonard has been in foster care since his birth and is ready for his forever home. Their Mama (Mama Honey) weighs in the mid-40 lbs range. We are not 100% who the daddy is, but if it's the one I think it is - he weighed around 70-80 lbs most likely. Leonard can be pushy with his litter mates. He has lots of fun playing with them, but can get rough. He will most likely need an experienced dog owner to keep him in line. For more information on the puppies and the three adult females that were dumped, please go towww.facebook.com/TickfawThrowAway Please email norriegirl@gmail.com to request an adoption application. Adoption fee is $100. All puppies will be spayed/neutered prior to placement. We require that ALL current household pets be spayed/neutered, up to date on vaccinations and up to date on heartworm prevention. We will require confirmation from your veterinarian. If renting, we must have landlord approval. A fence is not a requirement for ALL of our dogs. Fences are a case-by-case determination.
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      Harris

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      Breed: Mountain Cur-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Baby
      Location: Baton Rouge, LA
      Posted Breed: Mountain Cur / Mixed (short coat). www.thepitstoprescue.com "Your final stop for your furever friend!" Harris' mom and three other dogs were dumped in rural Livingston Parish in June, 2015. On September 13th, Harris' mom was brought into foster care and shortly after midnight on September 14th, she began having puppies. Harris is one of the only puppies left in the litter, and is still waiting for his forever home! Harris is 1 year old and weighs 62 pounds. For more information on the puppies and the three adult females that were dumped, please go to www.facebook.com/TickfawThrowAway Please email norriegirl@gmail.com to request an adoption application. Adoption fee is $100. All puppies will be spayed/neutered prior to placement. We require that ALL current household pets be spayed/neutered, up to date on vaccinations and up to date on heartworm prevention. We will require confirmation from your veterinarian. If renting, we must have landlord approval. A fence is not a requirement for ALL of our dogs. Fences are a case-by-case determination.
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      Ebah

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Baton Rouge, LA
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier (short coat). www.thepitstoprescue.com "Your final stop for your furever friend!" Meet Ebah! This handsome fella was part of a hoarding case and is now in search of his forever home. Ebah is a sweet boy and is ready to be adopted! If you would like to meet Ebah, please email The Pit Stop Rescue at info@thepitstoprescue.com! If you are interested in fostering or adopting Ebah, please go to our website www.thepitstoprescue.com and click on 'foster' or 'adopt' to complete the online application! We require that ALL current household pets be spayed/neutered, up to date on vaccinations and up to date on heartworm prevention. We will require confirmation from your veterinarian. If renting, we must have landlord approval. A fence is not a requirement for ALL of our dogs. Fences are a case-by-case determination.
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      Francis

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Pointer Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Baton Rouge, LA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Pointer / Mixed (short coat). www.thepitstoprescue.com "Your final stop for your furever friend!" Sweet miss Francis is a 5 year old Pit Bull Mix. She has been though a lot in her short life and her eyes look through to your soul. Francis is in search of a new foster home or her forever home. She is 55 pounds, spayed, up to date on vaccinations, micro-chipped, is heartworm negative and on preventative, house trained, and crate trained. This baby is super sweet, and only wants someone to love her forever. She prefers to be the only pet in the home. Francis is a bit shy, but warms up quickly once she can trust you. She absolutely loves to be in your lap, loves belly rubs and is very loyal to her person. She has graduated Basic Obedience Training with Canine Etiquette in Houma, LA. Francis also makes an excellent running partner, as she runs 2-3 miles a day with her current foster mom. If you are interested in fostering or adopting, go to www.thepitstoprescue.com to fill out an application. For more information about Francis, please email nicki@thepitstoprescue.com. We require that ALL current household pets be spayed/neutered, up to date on vaccinations and up to date on heartworm prevention. We will require confirmation from your veterinarian. If renting, we must have landlord approval. A fence is not a requirement for ALL of our dogs. Fences are a case-by-case determination.
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      Misty

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: Baton Rouge, LA
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      Betty Rue

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      Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Baton Rouge, LA
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      Reese

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      Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Baton Rouge, LA
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