Bart - Rat Terrier / Black Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Rat Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Clifton Forge, VA

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Date Listed: 09/16/2016
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Organization Name: Alleghany Highlands All Breed Rescue, Inc.
Location: Clifton Forge, VA 24422
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(540) 968-2612


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Breed: Rat Terrier Mix
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Bart

Age: Young
Color/Markings: Black
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 09/16/2016
Location: Clifton Forge, VA 24422
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Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
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Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
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  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Rat Terrier / Black Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). The Alleghany Highlands All Breed Rescue is a small rescue located in Clifton Forge, VA - a lovely rural community in the mountains of southwest Virginia. We have adopted animals to the rest of Virginia, as well as to Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York. A medium sized young dog who spent his youth homeless. Bart comes from our local animal shelter where he was not doing well. Bart's leg was broken in a car accident and he wound up in a trash bin before being snagged by Animal Control. Apparently, Bart suffers from some neurological damage but he is currently being treated with acupuncture and massage. He is responding very well to this. We hope that Bart will soon be ready for adoption. Bart is very food/treat oriented so training him should not be too difficult. We are a non-profit, all volunteer, tax-exempt organization.

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      Rosie

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      Breed: Miniature Pinscher-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Baby
      Location: Clifton Forge, VA
      Posted Breed: Miniature Pinscher / Mixed (short coat). The Alleghany Highlands All Breed Rescue is a small rescue located in Clifton Forge, VA - a lovely rural community in the mountains of southwest Virginia. We have adopted animals to the rest of Virginia, as well as to Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York. Rosie is a young girl who, if given a loving home, can be a very sweet and loving pup. She is initially a little shy but warms up after some quiet petting. She loves children. Applicants MUST have a fenced-in yard, Rosie is a definite "flight risk" (and she runs like the devil!!). We are a non-profit, all volunteer, tax-exempt organization.
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      Mazie

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Clifton Forge, VA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Hound / Mixed (short coat). The Alleghany Highlands All Breed Rescue is a small rescue located in Clifton Forge, VA - a lovely rural community in the mountains of southwest Virginia. We have adopted animals to the rest of Virginia, as well as to Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York. Are you an active person or family? Do you like to run, jog, play tennis, hike, camp, bike? Mazie will be right there at your side. Mazie is full of life and loves to play. She will be able not only to keep up with you, but while you are panting, she will be looking up at you with the question "more" in her eyes. She is full of energy and happiness. Her tail wags almost all the time. Mazie is great with all people and especially good at playing in the backyard with (larger) kids. She will be an ideal family dog for an active family. Although Mazie is not a friend to cats, if you want a best buddy, she is the right dog for you! Here is what her foster has to say about her..."Mazie is very active. Would be great for agility training. Loves to play and run. Wants to stay busy. Gets along with other dogs. Is great with kids and adults." We are a non-profit, all volunteer, tax-exempt organization.
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