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Dory - Rat Terrier (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Rat Terrier Dog For Adoption in Raleigh, NC, USA


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Date Listed: 03/07/2016
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Breed: Rat Terrier
Gender: Female Female


Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Tricolor (Tan/Brown & Black & White)
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 03/07/2016
Location: Raleigh, NC, 27620
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Rat Terrier Dog For Adoption in Raleigh, NC, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
Energy Level Low
Exercise Needs Low
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Rat Terrier (short coat). This little girl is "a-DORY-ble." Dory is a sweet little dog who loves to be doted on. She romps, plays, and shows her silly-side at times but she also settles down into quite the lap dog! Dory lives with other dogs in her foster home but she isn't always tolerant of them. She might do best as an only dog or with another dog (probably male) who is calm and respectful of other dogs. Dory also has two "adult children" (Annie & Petey) and she if someone was inclined to adopt two dogs, Dory does really well with the both of them. Dory needs a home without young children and without cats. Dory is crate-trained and house-trained. If it's a pint-size sweetheart you seek, Dory may be the one for you. Placement needs: No young children No cats How To Adopt Me: Step 1: First, p lease be sure you have read this pet's entire description in order to decide whether this particular pet is a good candidate for your family. We try to include as many details as possible about each pet, including the type of placement needs and requirements they have for adoption. Step 2: Be sure to read our adoption policies and procedures before contacting us. Step 3: E-mail us to request an adoption application and/or inquire about this pet.

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

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