Ricky - Treeing Walker Coonhound / Hound / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Treeing Walker Coonhound Mix Dog For Adoption in Iroquois, IL

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Date Listed: 12/26/2015
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Organization Name: Iroquois County Animal Rescue
Location: Iroquois, IL 60970
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(815) 429-4028


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Breed: Treeing Walker Coonhound Mix
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Ricky

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Brown/Chocolate with White
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 12/26/2015
Location: Iroquois, IL 60970
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Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Likes to Vocalize Some
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids No
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats No
Other
  • Leash Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Fetch
  • Likes to Play with Toys
  • Likes to Swim
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Intelligent
  • Goofy
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Treeing Walker Coonhound / Hound / Mixed (short coat). Meet Ricky. He has been awaiting a forever home for nearly 3 years!!! Ricky is handsome and well mannered in the home and in public, and just needs to find the right fit in terms of placement. He is great with other large breed dogs, but not good with small dogs or cats. Ricky is frightened by small children, but does great with kids 12 and up. Ricky is capable of jumping any fence known to man, so he needs to be walked on a leash. He walks nicely on a leash, and is perfect for someone with an active life-style. He is SUPER smart, and would make a good hunting/fishing companion. He is protective of his home and owner, and is an excellent judge of character! He has a very comical nature and is the source of many laughs at the shelter. Can you give this boy a good home?

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      Halyn

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      Breed: Silky Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Iroquois, IL
      Posted Breed: Silky Terrier / Schnauzer / Mixed (long coat). Halyn was rescued living in a home that was essentially uninhabitable by humans along with 2 other dogs. The 3 dogs were locked in an upstairs bedroom and the owner living in the shed. They were seized by animal control and transferred into our care. Until her grooming we couldn't even tell what breed she was because of the condition of her coat. Although slightly nervous Halyn is so sweet and such a little cuddle. She's so happy to have been rescued and now just needs a home she can call her own! I have included her picture before she was groomed as well so you can see what she looked like before.
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    • Doxle Dog For Adoption in Iroquois, IL

      Rambo

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      Breed: Doxle
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Iroquois, IL
      Posted Breed: Dachshund / Beagle / Mixed (short coat). Rambo was surrendered by his owners who had health complications and they were no longer able to care for him. He was adopted out and despite our requirement that all pets must return to us if it's not working out....the adopter gave him away to a friend who in turn gave him away to another friend. This poor boy ended up in a very bad neighborhood with bad people and was then listed to be sold on facebook. We were made aware of the situation and immediately got him back. Poor Rambo is now safe in a foster home with us and looking for a home. He's SO cuddly and loves to snuggle under blankets and be close to you. He's a sweet boy and gets along well with other dogs, cats and kids. This should not have happened to this sweetie and it will not happen again. For this reason, Rambo's adopters must have a solid vetrinary history and references so that he gets none other than the top notch home which is what he so deserves!
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Iroquois, IL

      Spike

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Iroquois, IL
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Just take a look at this handsome man! His name is Spike and he was found as a stray and held at our local AC until his time was up. He is now looking for a great home.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Iroquois, IL

      Friday

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Baby
      Location: Iroquois, IL
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Friday was found as a stray puppy and picked up by animal control but never claimed. She is about 5 months old and sweet as can be!
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    • Bullboxer Pit Dog For Adoption in Iroquois, IL

      Diezel

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      Breed: Bullboxer Pit
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Iroquois, IL
      Posted Breed: Boxer / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Diezel was found as a stray. He had a nice collar with an imprint that read -zel (couldn't read the beginning). He also was dragging a very nice leash but sadly, nobody came to claim him. He was at a kill shelter and his time was up and he would have been euthanized so we took him into our rescue to save his life. He's a sweet boy who just wants to be a lap dog.
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    • Bluetick Coonhound Dog For Adoption in Iroquois, IL

      Zoey

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      Breed: Bluetick Coonhound
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Iroquois, IL
      Posted Breed: Bluetick Coonhound (short coat). Zoey's owners were unable to keep her and now she's looking for a great family to love her! Zoey will be at our adoption fair at the Bourbonnais PetSmart in Bourbonnais, IL on Rt. 50 on Saturday and Sunday Feb. 18 - 19. Please come meet her there and see if she's a good match for your family! She gets along with other dogs, cats and children too! Zoey is very smart and knows commands.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Iroquois, IL

      Sonic

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Iroquois, IL
      Posted Breed: Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler / Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). Sonic is a sweet young girl that was found as stray. She was living behind a Sonic restaurant which is how she got her name. It took her finders 2 months to catch her! She does require a fenced in yard as obviously she is a runner but this girl is sweet as pie and gets along with anyone and everyone.
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    • Staffordshire Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Iroquois, IL

      Penny

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      Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Iroquois, IL
      Posted Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier (short coat). This little beauty is Penny. She is a girl with a lot of love to give. She came in after being hit by a car and has undergone orthopedic surgery, as well as having her mangled tail shortened, but none of that has slowed her down! Penny is great with kids, very affectionate, and very obedient but must be a single dog. This angel has waited 3 years in our shelter. Wont you give her the home she deserves?
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      Daisy Mae

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      Breed: Beagle
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Iroquois, IL
      Posted Breed: Beagle (short coat). Daisy Mae is a young beagle that was found as a stray. She is very happy and needs a great home!
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Chinese Shar-Pei Mix Dog For Adoption in Iroquois, IL

      Sonny

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Chinese Shar-Pei Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Iroquois, IL
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