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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

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Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
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  • Housetrained
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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

      Emily May (N...

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      Breed: Rat Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier (short coat). What does a rescued Rat Terrier do after she has spent most of her estimated 15 years imprisoned in a puppy mill, producing litter after litter of babies? If she's a plucky little survivor named Emily May, she spins in circles of joy! It's no accident that one of Em's photos looks like a butterfly wriggling out of its cocoon because this 11-lb. sweetheart is getting ready to spread her wings and live life at last! Thanks to the legendary lifespan of the Rat Terrier and Emily May's overall good health, she likely has more than a few wonderful years ahead of her. She can't wait for her adopter to find her so that they can embark on this journey together. Emily May is very shy at first, a result of having been neglected in the puppy mill, but her inherently sweet nature helps her warm up fairly quickly. She is playful and active, given her age, and has that aforementioned delightful habit of showing she's happy by spinning round and round! Her favorite pursuits involve being petted, giving kisses, snuggling in your lap, and luxuriating in the warmth of her dog bed strategically placed to capture the sun's rays. Emily May gets along well with cats and other small dogs, but she should not be around large dogs due to her small size. She would love her home to be calm and her people to be there most of the time. Emily May is now crate trained and is making great progress in her house-training. She does quite well with frequent, regular opportunities to go outside. Although she has lost all her teeth (a result of lack of care in the puppy mill), she has no problem dining on kibble softened with warm water and topped with a small amount of canned food. Emily May is such a sweet dog, an inspiring example of overcoming a sad past. Be inspired and help this beautiful little dog experience the life she so richly deserves. 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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      Severus (VA)...

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      Breed: Rat Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Hi, I'm Severus and I can't wait to find my forever home! You see, I was found as a stray and put in a shelter and even though I can't remember how it all happened, I do remember that it was scary and no fun! I am a Rattie mix, just a little guy of 12 lbs., and only 5 years old so I've got tons of energy and I just love to play. I am a little shy at first, and sometimes uncomfortable meeting new human friends, but if you're patient and take things slow while I get to know you, we'll probably do just fine. I do not like cats! I chase them, so no cats please. I get along with the other dogs in my foster home and sometimes the other dogs and I go outside to play. Did I mention that I love to play? There's even a new foster dog here and we've become friends, but my foster parents wanted me to tell you that I "still could benefit from an obedience training class to help with my socialization." Although I might not know what those big words mean, I do know these things about me: I am house-trained, and I do well either in a crate or free in the home; I walk good on a leash, but I'd really love a yard with a fence where I could run and play; and finally, I am very loyal and enjoy being wherever my people are, including their bed. If you've ever been left alone like me, then you know how wonderful it is to snuggle up to your very own person. It's a feeling that I wish could go on forever, and that's why I'm here, looking for a human or two—somebody like you--with a strong arm for throwing a ball and a soft heart to love a faithful boy like me. So now that you know what a good boy I am, I'm hoping you'll put in an application so I can find out more about you. I just know we'll be great together! 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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      Beatrice (VA...

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      Breed: Rat Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier (short coat). Meet Beatrice, an exquisitely eared Rat Terrier, who was rescued with five other dogs from a backyard breeder. For most of her 13 years, Beatrice lived in a crate with brief visits to a small yard covered with brick pavers. The first time she set foot on grass was a shock, but she adjusted quickly. Today Beatrice is learning how wonderful life as a dog can be! And you'd never know where she came from as she is one of the happiest, friendliest dogs you'll ever meet. She wags her whole body in joy at being petted and talked to, and she was in awe when she discovered the TV in her foster home. (She's a perfect TV buddy.) Beatrice has no teeth--a condition which doesn't keep her from enjoying meals or licking you profusely but does give her a cute little "tongue-out" grin. Beatrice has no issues with dogs or cats. In fact, she seems friendly with all other animals. She takes a few minutes to warm up to new people but has no fear or aggression issues. She has even met the grandchildren of her foster parents and was happy to get affection from them. Beatrice is working very hard to understand house-training, but because she lived in a crate for so long, it's a slow process. You'll be able to help by taking her outside for brief walks on a frequent, regular schedule so that she'll have plenty of opportunities to "perform" and learn what's expected of her. And when the accidents happen, they are tiny since Beatrice herself weighs only 10 lbs. Wouldn't you like to share a dog's absolute joy as she discovers life beyond the crate? That's possible if you open your home and heart to Beatrice. More photos of this bat-eared beauty are available at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/beatrice 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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      Izzy Grace (...

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      Breed: Rat Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier (short coat). Until her recent rescue, Izzy Grace lived the miserable life of a puppy mill dog, so naturally this gorgeous 8-lb. Rat Terrier, estimated to be 11, is quite shy. After what she has endured at human hands, you'll have to earn her trust. It took her a month to approach her foster family for affection and to allow them to pick her up. You'll need to give her time and space to warm up, but once she does, you will have a friend for life. And what a sweet, delightful friend she will be! She'll love curling up in your lap, all warm and safe, being cuddled and petted. She's even learning to play! There's no better feeling than watching Izzy show her happiness by wagging her little stubby tail with all her might. Izzy Grace gets along great with cats and other little dogs. Naturally she's going to want a home that is peaceful and predictable, so her new family probably shouldn't have any children below middle-school age. Izzy has almost mastered crate training and is continuing to work on house-training. She'll need to have someone home with her most of the time to provide frequent, regular opportunities to go out. Although a lifetime of poor care left her with only four teeth, she manages to eat her kibble quite well as long as it's softened in warm water and topped with canned food. Izzy is so grateful for the good fortune to have been rescued from that puppy mill. Now she is hoping that fortune will bring her a family to call her own. 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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      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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      Addie (FL)

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      Breed: Rat Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier (short coat). Want to go for a walk? Addie does! This sweet 8-year-old girl has such a friendly, outgoing personality and really enjoys getting out and making new friends in the neighborhood. Addie has recently been the companion of a less active older person, so she’s a little out of shape and a little plump at 25 lbs., but in the past she was an enthusiastic jogging partner and enjoyed trips to the dog park. Addie says she could shed those extra pounds in no time with a little help and would love to get back to a more active lifestyle. Addie is house-trained and well-behaved in the home. She does bark when she is excited but will generally quiet down when asked to. She enjoys attention and snuggles, but she does not appreciate rough handling, squeezing, or hugging. She will nip if pressured, so any children should be old enough to be respectful and gentle. Addie has never lived with another dog but seems to get along with most. At the dog park she preferred playing with the bigger dogs. This companionable and easygoing sweetheart would be comfortable in almost any environment as long as she was loved and pampered and given plenty of opportunity for neighborhood walks or other outdoor exercise. 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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      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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      Zhorbit (MI)...

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      Breed: Rat Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier. Zhorbit is a 10-year-old 15-lb. Rat Terrier, who has been in foster care for seven years because of residual issues from her original home where she was neglected, not socialized or trained, and very likely abused. As a result, she is a fearful dog when she is out of her comfort zone and she exhibits typical fear responses that she will never unlearn. The key to living with Zhorbit is to earn her trust and reinforce her positive behaviors. Her foster parents have worked extensively on this goal with excellent results. Zhorbit has taken classes that included basic obedience, agility, and nose work, and each new skill has improved her confidence. When the people around her are sensitive to her stressors and triggers, Zhorbit is happy, relaxed, playful, and obedient. In fact, she is a funny dog who will entertain you will her silly antics! 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 and probably would be happiest as an only dog. Zhorbit is house-trained and will bark to be let out. She is afraid of crates, but no problem--she can be left loose in the house for many hours at a time without having accidents or getting into mischief. Zhorbit enjoys daily walks for exercise 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 young children. 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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