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Organization Name: New Rattitude, Inc.
Location: Atlanta, GA
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Breed: Rat Terrier
Gender: Female Female
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BlueBelle (GA)

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: White with Black
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 07/08/2017
Location: Atlanta, GA, 30601
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Rat Terrier Dog For Adoption in Atlanta, GA, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
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  • Housetrained
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Was the Dog Found No
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  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Rat Terrier (short coat). Life in a puppy mill is a miserable existence, but life there as a breeding dog is a special kind of horror. For four years, that was the only life BlueBelle knew, and it has left its mark on her, both physically and behaviorally. The two teeth that you see in her photos are the only ones she has, and she eats a raw diet due to her allergies. She didn't get the chance to learn how to be sociable with humans while her puppy brain was forming and she was just trying to survive in impoverished, frightening conditions. As a result, her behaviors were like those of a feral dog when she first came to New Rattitude and a veterinary behaviorist diagnosed her with an especially severe case of fears and phobias. As you might expect, 7-year-old BlueBelle is not at all like the average, friendly, playful, lap-sitting, walking buddy that most people imagine when they hear the words “Rat Terrier.” Quiet and small at only 12 lbs., Belle longs for (and deserves) a calm home with loving, gentle adults only, who will respect her need for space, letting her choose whether and when to be touched. In the past, Belle has lived peacefully with a cat but never with children. She'll need at least one canine companion in her new home so that she has a friend and can learn doggy routines. In fact, she’s curious about new dogs and loves sweet, small dogs like herself, but she’ll demand her personal dog-free resting space and do it with a snarl, if necessary. Her threats, however, are reserved for other dogs, and she has never been aggressive toward a person. BlueBelle is house-trained and uses potty pads when no one is home to let her out. She doesn't walk on a leash, so she must have a fenced yard. Her new home should be within easy driving distance of Bogart, Georgia, so that her foster mom can help her transition and avoid any undue panic. Bluebelle won't return your love in the way most approachable dogs would. You'll need to be able to read her subtle signals and take pleasure in small gains, like feeling her stretch a little to nestle more closely into you. But if you've had experience with extremely shy dogs and are the kind of person whose heart will swell simply at the sight of Belle pausing as she takes a drink of water to look you in the eye and ever so briefly wiggling her gray nubbin of a tail, then you may have found your special girl! Take a peek at more photos of beautiful BlueBelle in her online album at http://www.imageevent.com/newrattitude/bluebelle . Our adoption fee is $175 for adult dogs or $225 for puppies under 6 months old. If you are interested in adopting this dog, PLEASE READ THE DETAILED ADOPTION PROCESS information on our website at NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm. From there, you can access our adoption application or contact our Adoption Team for more info.

Rat Terrier

A.K.A. : American Rat Terrier
Overview: The Rat Terrier comes in three sizes: toy, medium and standard. The breed is used for either hunting or as a companion.
Breed Group: Terrier
Weight (lbs): 4-35
Height (in): 8-23
Colors: red and white, tricolor, brindle, blue and white, black and tan
Coat: The coat is short and smooth
Character: The Rat Terrier is alert, energetic and loyal.
Temperament: The Rat Terrier does well with other pets and children, if raised with them as puppies. They are friendly with strangers.
Care: The coat only needs an occasional brushing. Bathe only when needed.
Training: The Rat Terrier can be stubborn and resistant to training. Start obedience classes early and be consistent with training for best results.
Activity: This breed is energetic and needs regular exercise in the yard and on a leash.
Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Life Expectancy: 15-18

More About Rat Terrier Breed
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    • Rat Terrier Dog For Adoption in Atlanta, GA, USA

      Avryl (CA)

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      Breed: Rat Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier (short coat). At just 9 lbs., Avryl is practically a pocket pup--easy to take with you and too darn cute to leave at home! Since she rides so well in a car, walks nicely on a leash, and seems to get along with both other dogs and people, she will be a delight as a traveling companion. And when you want to chill out at home, super sweet Avryl will be happy to snuggle with you on the couch. Avryl is about 3 years old and learning about life in a home. She is crate-trained, sleeps quietly through the night, and almost has her house-training down pat. Whether you're on the go or just taking it slow, devoted little Avryl is ready and ever so willing to be your furry best friend. You can see more photos of Avril in her online album at http://ImageEvent.com/newrattitude/avryl. Our adoption fee is $175 for adult dogs or $225 for puppies under 6 months old. If you are interested in adopting this dog, PLEASE READ THE DETAILED ADOPTION PROCESS information on our website at NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm. From there, you can access our adoption application or contact our Adoption Team for more info.
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      Lefty (SC)

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      Breed: Rat Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier / Mixed (short coat). I'm Lefty, a 15-lb. Rattie mix with somebody long and low (a Dachshund, perhaps?) in my family tree. Though I can't really remember how it happened, I found myself walking and wandering all alone in the big world. Where were my people? Nobody knew, so I was put in a shelter. When you're just 3 1/2 years old and sitting behind bars, you can get scared. Then when you wait and wait and your family never comes to take you home, you can get sad. You wonder if you've been a bad boy, but all of that changed when a stranger showed up one day and told me I was safe. Since then, I've loved every human I've met, and I get along with all my canine foster sisters. (Cats, on the other hand, are just critters, and I don't like 'em. 'Nuff said!) I'm house-trained and will bark when I want to go out. If I have to be left alone, I use a puppy play yard because I don't like crates (reminds me of the shelter days), but honestly, I've never gotten into anything in the house that's not my toy. However, I really don't like being alone and will bark for a while when my family goes out. When I'm outside in the yard, I try to help out by doing guard duty--patrolling the area and barking at cars passing by. I do enjoy playing, but my favorite thing would be just relaxing with you, maybe even sleeping in bed with you. You see, Lefty might have been left all alone once, but I promise I'll never leave your side. If you visit my online photo album at http://ImageEvent.com/newrattitude/lefty, you may decide that it feels so right to have a Lefty in your life. Our adoption fee is $175 for adult dogs or $225 for puppies under 6 months old. If you are interested in adopting this dog, PLEASE READ THE DETAILED ADOPTION PROCESS information on our website at NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm. From there, you can access our adoption application or contact our Adoption Team for more info.
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      Charlie (MI)...

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      Breed: Rat Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier (short coat). Handsome Charlie is a typical Rat Terrier youngster, who's about 1 1/2 years old and weighs 20 lbs. Agile and sturdy, he loves to play, run, jump, and tussle. Charlie is also a very smart dog, who enjoys learning new things and pleasing his humans. He is house-trained and working hard to become a totally well-mannered young man. He's learning to sit instead of bouncing high in the air when he's excited (like at dinnertime), and he's learning to walk politely on a leash. Because sometimes his youthful enthusiasm is too much to be contained, however, he needs a fenced yard, where he can frolic to his heart's content. Make that a secure fence--at least 6 ft. high and not chain-link, which he can climb with ease! In fact, Charlie's so athletic and intelligent that he would make an amazing agility, flyball, or other performance dog. Like most of his breed, he's sweet, affectionate, and snuggly most of the time, but he does have a few defensive behaviors that a potential adopter needs to be aware of. Consistent and positive training methods and management of his environment have helped him (and will continue to help) with his quirks. For example, Charlie is very protective of his food and will bite people or dogs who invade his eating space. For this reason, he shouldn't go to a home with young children, who might not realize the significance of the food that they are holding or that the dog is protecting. He may also bite if he feels someone (human or canine) is encroaching on his space if he has a possession, like a toy, or a particular spot that he has claimed. That being said, this behavior hasn't happened often, and usually he gets along well with the other dogs and the dog-savvy cat in his foster home because these situations can be managed. Charlie is young and still learning there are better ways to express himself. If you're an experienced and patient pet parent who knows how to use positive training methods, you can help Charlie continue to learn better ways to communicate while he learns to trust. Charlie hopes you live no more than a few hours' drive from his foster home so that he can visit you and show you firsthand the kinds of situations that can trigger his occasional behavioral issues. To see more of this truly amazing, athletic, handsome and slightly challenging dog, check out Charlie’s online photo album at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/charlie. Our adoption fee is $175 for adult dogs or $225 for puppies under 6 months old. If you are interested in adopting this dog, PLEASE READ THE DETAILED ADOPTION PROCESS information on our website at NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm. From there, you can access our adoption application or contact our Adoption Team for more info.
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      Congress (MD...

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      Breed: Rat Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Congress is a 25-lb. hunk with the most adorable little underbite smile. A Rat Terrier possibly mixed with something equally handsome, 7-year-old Congress loves to snuggle on the couch or bed and have his tummy rubbed. He is reliably house-trained and responds to basic commands like sit, off, stay, wait, and come. Congress’s energy level is moderate. He doesn’t have much interest in toys, but he loves going on walks or to the park or on a hike. He’s happiest when he can run off leash, so a fenced yard or access to another safely fenced area would be perfect. Congress does need a home where there are no toddlers or small children as he is very uncomfortable around them and will nip if he feels cornered or overwhelmed. Congress tolerates other dogs that aren’t pushy and will leave him alone, but he really doesn’t like them invading his space, especially when on a walk or when he’s with his people. Congress is very in tune with the emotions of the people around him. If his walker is anxious when approaching another dog or stranger, he will pick up on that and is more likely to be hostile. If introduced to others in a relaxed environment, he will be relaxed himself. He is curious about cats and has lived around them, but he will chase them if they run from him. Congress is an incredibly loyal dog, will bond tightly to his human, and be a great companion for someone who enjoys walking or hiking and giving tummy rubs. You can see more photos of Congress and a video of him playing in the snow at http://ImageEvent.com/newrattitude/congress . Our adoption fee is $175 for adult dogs or $225 for puppies under 6 months old. If you are interested in adopting this dog, PLEASE READ THE DETAILED ADOPTION PROCESS information on our website at NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm. From there, you can access our adoption application or contact our Adoption Team for more info.
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      Bud (TN)

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      Breed: Rat Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Bud, or Boudreaux as he's been nicknamed since traveling from Louisiana to his foster home in Tennessee, is a 3-year-old Rat Terrier/Chihuahua mix weighing 13 lbs. Bud is generally sweet and affectionate, and he enjoys being a snuggly lap dog. He is very polite on a leash and loves going on walks. He's also a good listener and house-trained. A couple of times a day, he gets the “zoomies” and races around the house--very cute and quite entertaining! However, Bud occasionally exhibits the temperament of a "ragin' Cajun" when he gets overly tired or feels frightened or defensive, and he can be quite skittish. Some of his skittishness may stem from the fact that he experiences some joint pain, for which he has recently been prescribed a daily anti-inflammatory. The medicine, which averages around 35 dollars per month, greatly improves his attitude and quality of life, but it hasn't totally eliminated his behavioral quirks. For example, if he is snuggled completely under a blanket and cannot see you, he will respond in fear when touched through the blanket. If surprised or frightened, he has snapped at or bitten people. For this reason, he should not go to a home with young children, who would not have the sophistication to recognize Bud's body language or warnings that he's feeling uncomfortable. And while most of the time, he gets along very well with the other dogs in his foster home, he has problems with resource guarding and has bitten dogs if they encroach in his space when he has a possession that he holds near and dear, like a chewy or a toy. He has improved in this area (his foster parents help him by using consistent positive training), and he is a little less aggressively protecting chewies but still very possessive over toys. Nevertheless, Bud longs for love and acceptance as much as any other dog, and if you're an experienced pet parent who is patient and knows how to use positive training methods, you can help Bud grow in confidence and become the dog he wishes to be--your good boy! Bud is looking for a home close enough to his foster home that he can invite you over and show you firsthand the kinds of situations that can trigger his occasional behavioral issues. To see more pics of this challenging but lovable little dog, check out Bud's online photo album at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/bud. Our adoption fee is $175 for adult dogs or $225 for puppies under 6 months old. If you are interested in adopting this dog, PLEASE READ THE DETAILED ADOPTION PROCESS information on our website at NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm. From there, you can access our adoption application or contact our Adoption Team for more info.
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      Gizmo & Stri...

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      Breed: Rat Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier (short coat). Hi! We're Gizmo and Stripe, Rattie mix brothers, who are 9 years old and weigh 11 and 12 lbs. respectively. We have never been apart from each other, so we come to you as a package deal. That's right! We need to be adopted together. Our foster parents tell us that we are good boys and no trouble at all. We just want to sit with you and get lots of love, attention, and kisses. We get along with the other dogs and cats in our foster home, but really we'd prefer to be the only two fellas in your life. (More attention for us, you see.) We're fully house-trained and crate trained, but we're so good loose in the house that we don't really need to go in a crate. Nevertheless, we don't mind a crate as long as you give us a treat. We'll sleep there at night if you want, but we would rather sleep in bed with you and help you stay warm and cozy at night. One of us, Gizmo, likes to burrow under the covers, while the other, Stripe, will spend most of the time on top with occasional forays to the warmer regions beneath the sheets. Both of us are very fine leash walkers, but for taking care of business, we like going out in a fenced yard. (We'll come right back just as soon as we're done.) If you think it might be fun to adopt one dog, imagine how great it would be to have BOTH of us distinguished gentlemen in your life. You'll be over the moon, and so will we! Our adoption fee is $175 for adult dogs or $225 for puppies under 6 months old. If you are interested in adopting this dog, PLEASE READ THE DETAILED ADOPTION PROCESS information on our website at NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm. From there, you can access our adoption application or contact our Adoption Team for more info.
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      Zhorbit (MI)...

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      Breed: Rat Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier. Zhorbit says, “Love me as I am.” This beautiful 10-year-old girl had a hard start in life. Through no fault of her own, she carries the baggage of her undersocialized and possibly abusive beginnings. For the past seven years in her foster home, she has been shown only love and kindness, and she has learned to trust certain people and to relax enough to truly enjoy her life. This includes training classes--Zhorbit has an impressive résumé that includes everything from basic obedience to agility. When the people around her are sensitive to her stressors and triggers, Zhorbit is happy, playful, and obedient. She is not a fan of cats, and while she gets along with other small dogs, she would not do well in a multidog household. Zhorbit is house-trained and will bark to be let out. She is afraid of being crated but can be left loose in the house for several hours at a time without causing any problems. Zhorbit enjoys daily walks for exercise (it keeps her at a fit 15 lbs.) and also likes to snuggle up to her favorite human for quiet time. Potential adopters must live within driving distance of Lansing, Michigan, so they can have a preadoption meet-and-greet with Zhorbit and her foster parents. Due to Zhorbit’s fear issues, she cannot be adopted to a family with children under the age of 10. For more pictures of Zhorbit, visit her online photo album at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/zhorbitdewittmichigan. Our adoption fee is $175 for adult dogs or $225 for puppies under 6 months old. If you are interested in adopting this dog, PLEASE READ THE DETAILED ADOPTION PROCESS information on our website at NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm. From there, you can access our adoption application or contact our Adoption Team for more info.
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      Addie (FL)

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      Breed: Rat Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier (short coat). Addie is an 8-year-old sweetheart and social butterfly! Friendly and outgoing, she wants to say “Hi!” to everyone she meets when she is out on a walk. If you're not familiar with the longevity of Rat Terriers, then you might not know that 8 is just on the cusp of middle age, and Addie has had just the right amount of time to develop the traits you'd expect of a lady. She's house-trained, trustworthy, and very well-behaved in the house. She does like to bark but will usually stop when she is told to. Addie has also had time to experience a bit of middle-age spread, and she weighs a chunky 25 lbs. (probably due to living a more sedentary lifestyle with a less active older person for the past three years). She would greatly benefit from losing a few pounds and getting more exercise. In the past, she was an enthusiastic jogging partner and loved to spend time at the dog park, where she preferred playing with the bigger dogs. Addie has not lived with another dog but seems to get along with most. She's fine around children as long as they are old enough to be respectful and gentle with her. She does not enjoy rough handling, squeezing, or hugging and will nip if pressured. Addie would love to find a home with moderately active adults, who would regularly take her on neighborhood walks and other outings. Of course she hopes there will be lots of snuggle time too. A fenced yard to explore and protect from squirrels and other critters would be great--Addie is a master vole hunter! If losing weight and/or getting in shape is on your list of resolutions, then Addie would love to join you! She promises it will be fun. She promises everything you do together will be fun. You can see more photos of Addie at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/addie. Our adoption fee is $175 for adult dogs or $225 for puppies under 6 months old. If you are interested in adopting this dog, PLEASE READ THE DETAILED ADOPTION PROCESS information on our website at NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm. From there, you can access our adoption application or contact our Adoption Team for more info.
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      Penny (GA)

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      Breed: Rat Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier (short coat). Penny was found wandering the streets of Louisiana over a year ago. When she was first brought into her foster home, she was afraid of everything and wouldn't let anyone touch her. No one will ever know the horrors she may have endured before being rescued, but the patience of her foster parents and Penny's own inner strength, along with an inexpensive antianxiety medication, have helped her work on overcoming her fears based in the past. She has come far! Today this 12-lb. Rattie (probably mixed with a dash of Chihuahua) will sleep next to her foster mom on the couch if her little bed is placed there, and she'll even offer her foster mom a lick on the nose. A pretty 9-year-old with gorgeous white eyelashes, Penny is fully house-trained and follows basic commands. She is a quiet communicator, who will stare at you with her warm, dark eyes to tell you that she wants something. Penny has learned that it's OK to take pleasure in life. She loves to run around the fenced backyard and to play hide-and-seek inside. She thinks it's great fun to chase and sniff out treats that have been tossed into various rooms in the house. She absolutely adores riding in the car! She also enjoys walks but still needs more training with the leash. When you come home, she delights in running up to you, so much so that her foster dad calls her "the greeter doggy." And she loves to snuggle in her own bed and will happily sleep there through the night. All that being said, there are still things that will restimulate Penny's fears and cause her to bite. For this reason, she should not be in a home with young children, who would not be sophisticated enough to recognize her signs of discomfort. For example, she only wants to be touched on her terms and will attempt to defend herself if someone towers over her or touches her from behind. She usually will give a snarl in warning, but if she is awakened by touching, she will startle and bite. Even now, the only time she will let her foster mom pick her up is at the vet's office. Her interactions with other dogs have been mixed. Her ideal family would consist of one or two adults with no children or other pets--someone calm and low-key, who is home most of the time. Penny can be a challenge, but she is living proof that patience and love can heal old wounds. When she approaches you to ask for a brief, gentle scratch and wags her tail ever so slightly, the feeling that you get is just about indescribable. If you're someone who has experienced that feeling before and who can nurture and appreciate small steps of progress based on growing trust, then yours is probably the home Penny has yearned for all along. See more photos of Penny in her online album at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/penny. Our adoption fee is $175 for adult dogs or $225 for puppies under 6 months old. If you are interested in adopting this dog, PLEASE READ THE DETAILED ADOPTION PROCESS information on our website at NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm. From there, you can access our adoption application or contact our Adoption Team for more info.
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      Franklin (GA...

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      Breed: Rat Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier (short coat). Handsome Franklin has impeccable house manners and an enchanting feline-like gracefulness. He is a long-legged 16 lbs. and has matured into quite the gentleman over his 8 years. More than a pretty face, he is also a playful, quick-witted jokester of a terrier, who will "talk" with you and zoom around the house tossing soft toys in the air. Walking on leash is another of his many skills, and he respects the space of any dog or human stranger who respects his space. It's not known if he can live with a cat, but he tolerates the five other terriers in his foster home. Despite all of his attractive qualities, he is not the dog for a family with children, however, because he is dealing with a spinal cord injury in his neck and can bite when touched, sometimes from pain and sometimes to protect himself from pain. Franklin is going through a slow rehabilitation that is hoped will heal his injury, and he and the people around him are learning clever work-arounds. For instance, he has learned to file his own front nails and to get in and out of vehicles on his own. He is crate-trained and sleeps better at night burrowed in fluffy blankets in his crate, safe from accidental bumps by others. Franklin needs a calm environment and can be proactively defensive with his four-legged housemates when he fears they might make contact and hurt him. In his foster home, he has taken on the job of hall monitor and barks at dogs who get too rowdy. He's a sensitive, fastidious guy (house-trained, of course), who prefers routines, avoids raindrops, and likes his bed just so. He is learning to tolerate thunderstorms and fireworks. If you're fascinated by Franklin and the idea of possibly helping him recover from a painful injury, don't be afraid to apply for him. Then you can ask his foster mom any and all questions. She'll be happy to talk all about him and how you can continue his rehab and to have you meet him. For more photos of the magnetic Mr. Franklin, see his online photo album at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/franklin. Our adoption fee is $175 for adult dogs or $225 for puppies under 6 months old. If you are interested in adopting this dog, PLEASE READ THE DETAILED ADOPTION PROCESS information on our website at NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm. From there, you can access our adoption application or contact our Adoption Team for more info.
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