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Betsy - Rat Terrier Dog For Adoption
Rat Terrier Dog For Adoption in Johnson City, TN, USA

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Date Listed: 01/12/2018
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Organization Name: Washington County-Johnson City Animal Control Center
Location: Johnson City, TN
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Breed: Rat Terrier
Gender: Female Female
Nickname:

Betsy

Age: Adult
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 01/12/2018
Location: Johnson City, TN 37604
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Tags: Rat Terrier Dog For Adoption in Johnson City, TN, USA

Rat Terrier Dog For Adoption in Johnson City, TN, USA

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Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
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  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Rat Terrier. Is kennel trained

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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      Age: Adult
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      Location: USA
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      Age: Adult
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      Date listed: 01/19/2018

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      Date listed: 01/19/2018

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