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My name is Iggy Pending!

Scottie, Scottish Terrier Mix Puppy for adoption in Preston, Connecticut - Iggy Pending
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Facts about Iggy Pending

  • Breed: Scottie, Scottish Terrier Mix
  • Color: Black
  • Age: Puppy
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 750
Breed: Scottish Terrier
Gender: Male
Weight: 15 lbs
Age: DOB 3/25/16
Location: Winnsboro, LA
Adoption Fee: $450 (includes transport and vaccinations for a year)

For more information about this dog, contact: RescueDogVillage@yahoo.com

See more photos and videos on our website Please apply online now to be considered as a potential adopter.

ADOPTION PENDING - There’s never been a more handsome little fellow than Iggy. This sweet 6 month old Scottish Terrier Mix doesn’t have a tragic story, but he is the product of a tragic mistake that people make when they don’t spay and neuter their pets. Iggy and his brothers were an unwanted litter and are now adding to the number of homeless sweethearts out there waiting to find a forever home. These adorable boys were brought to a shelter in hopes they would be adopted, and happily, the woman who turned them in quickly understood the need to spay the mother dog. She had the procedure done after the litter was born.

Iggy spends his time at his foster home playing with his brothers, the other foster dogs, and the children that come to visit. He enjoys very much a good game of tug-of-war and is the little mentor of a good play fight. Size doesn’t matter, he loves to wrestle with anyone! Iggy is a happy-go-lucky, spirited little boy who would be a perfect addition to any family. As for any puppy, Iggy needs lots of love, patience, and a warm spot to curl up in. But he is a smart boy, learning quickly, and will be a wonderful companion to a lucky family.

His foster mom describes Iggy as a sociable happy-go-lucky little guy, like most puppies, he explores everything around him because he's curious about the world. His playful happy energy will make a wonderful playmate for a family with kids and he would be a perfect companion to another dog. He likes to be with his humans, get plenty of belly rubs, and have a nice warm bed and cuddle up with you wherever you are.

This adorable guy is looking for a loving family that will dote on him and treat him as he deserves--a lifetime cherished member. Our rescue works from our hearts for our dogs; it is the least we can do for them because they deserve nothing less. We owe it to our dogs that the wonderful people who stand to be the last chapter of their rescue and the first chapter of their new forever lives deserve him.

This dog cannot be adopted to Massachusetts residents due to new laws regarding rescue
dogs being prohibited from adoption. Please contact Patricia Cabral at: 617-626-1786 or Mike Cahill at: 617-626-1794
for questions regarding what dogs you are allowed to adopt.

Whether you adopt through Rescue Dog Village or any other similar organization, the LEAST we can do is thank you from the bottom of our hearts for considering welcoming these deserving dogs into your hearts and home. One of our favorite sayings is "RESCUE IS THE BEST BREED," and we believe that wholeheartedly. Help us help these dogs and submit your application today! We appreciate that you want to help make a difference in the lives of dogs who need us most!!! RESCUE ROCKS!

ABOUT THE BREED

PLEASE TAKE A MINUTE TO CHECK OUT THE SECTION BELOW: RDVG wants to provide you with as much information as we can because some of our mix breeds you might not be familiar with. The below section on “About the Breed” offers information on some of the Breed Characteristics, Children & Pets, Behavior and Personality, Temperament and more.
It is important to point out that in addition to the breed, there is an enormous variety in the way a dog acts and reacts to the world around him. In the end, your dog’s preferences and personality are as individual as you are–and if you can accept that–then you’re bound to enjoy each other.

ABOUT THE BREED

The Scottish Terrier is the best known and possibly oldest of the Highland terriers. This stylish breed is primarily a companion. President Roosevelt had a Scottish Terrier named Fala in the White House. Not necessarily recommended for households with toddlers as this breed can be possessive of its toys and food.

Sporty and playful, Scottish Terriers bring a high-spirited energy to any household. Perfectly at home in apartments, houses or grand estates, Scotties have a distinctive charm that can be both amusing and bewildering at the same time. They are a proud breed, full of happiness, dignity and toughness. Most of all, they love companionship—give your Scottie plenty of that, and it will be your ever-loving pal.

When you think of a terrier, what kind of breed do you think of? Well, depending where you are, you might have a different answer. Three former Presidents, including George W. Bush, have had Scottish Terriers at the White House. But whatever your political leanings, the Scottish Terrier doesn’t have to be a breed reserved only for U.S. presidents – it can make a great pet for you and yours.

So what makes a Scottish Terrier special? As you’re about to find out, there’s a great deal of information about the Scottish Terrier that inspires a cult following of this playful, easy-to-get-along-with breed. Like many breeds of dog, you’ll find that the relatively peaceful personality makes for a perfect pet. Just make sure your dog gets plenty of exercise, affection and discipline and you’ll rarely go wrong. You’ll find that the Scottish Terrier’s relatively peaceful personality makes for a perfect pet.

CHILDREN & PETS
Scottish Terriers are so good with children that they have been called a nanny — but, like any terrier, the Scottie will react poorly to his tail or hair being pulled, and he's not well suited to the noise and movements of toddlers and very young children. But with 100%adult supervision and well-behaved children, they are a champion and will appoint themselves their guardian. Some Terriers may not well suited to small mammals such as hamsters or rats.

TEMPERAMENT
The Scottish Terrier is brave, alert, protective, hardy and a lovable friend. As with all dogs, you will achieve the best results with gentle direction and consistent rules. Dogs are sensitive to criticism and praise and this breed is lively, proud, and intelligent. They are charming and full of character, make a very good watchdog and evaluates new people outside its own family. They are good with children, get along with other household pets. They are loving and gentle with people, enjoys playing play ball games and is a perfect walking companion. They are home loving and independent. They are will happily accompany you for a walk or play session in the park, and delights in fetching sticks and balls. This dog has a tendency to wander.

PERSONALITY
The Scottish Terrier's character and personality are a bit like the lonely moors of his homeland. They are a serious guy/gale and approves of dignity and reserve. They are opinionated, as well as independent and smart as a whip. They are careful and slow to accept anyone outside the family, but their devotion to their own people are legendary. They need to live inside the house, because companionship is his mainstay. Sensitive to praise and anger, he's good at adapting to the changing moods of a household. When you're quiet; when you're ready for a walk, he'll bound outdoors with you. If another dog provokes him, he'll protect his human. If other dogs leave him alone, he leaves them alone.

TO SEE MORE PHOTOS OF THIS DOG AND ALL OUR ADOPTABLE DOGS,
PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE Rescue Dog Village

Disclaimer: Please note that the breeds posted on our dogs' biographies are our best guess based on years of working with rescue dogs. Adopters who need to know the exact breed or mix of breeds of a particular dog must have the dog's DNA tested at their own expense.

About Our Rescue

These dogs deserve all of our attention, and in Rescue Dog Village, we are committed to our adopters and our dogs equally. We offer full disclosure and hope to make the best matches possible. Please know our adoption fees never cover our expenses. We rely on the generosity of our adopters and supporters to help us help the dogs.

Our rescue is ONLY in the business of offering FULL DISCLOSURE to adopters, and expects and hopes to engage your questions and concerns fully. We owe it to the dogs we rescue and all the wonderful families/adopters who might consider welcoming our charges into their hearts and home. Our dogs are waiting for that ideal forever home where they will be cherished as deserving family members. It's sad these second chances are even necessary for these dogs, but we are committed to them and will devote the time and energy to their rehoming, and not just MOVE them to save more dogs. We diligently and responsibly seek good matches as we don't want to re-home the dog again. These animals have already endured more than they should have, and through no fault of their own. It behooves us to be honest and forthright, and we appreciate the same in return from applicants. It's that winning combination of reciprocal trust and respect that allows for successful placements to be made. Happy adopters translate to happy dogs, and that's our goal!

Our rescue volunteers will be more than honored to be in touch with you directly and promptly, after receiving your application and conducting a mandatory a veterinarian check. If you have never owned a dog before, please submit your application regardless, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible. TAKE NOTE YOU SHOULD CHECK YOUR SPAM AS SOME RESPONSES FROM US WIND UP THERE WE'VE DISCOVERED. Also, take care to contact your veterinarian to let them know a member of rescue will be inquiring about your pet history!

Thank you for respecting that we all donate our time to saving these animals, and understand we value your philanthropic and compassionate desire to help be part of the rescue team. That said, you'll understand why we are committed to the well-being of our charges and consider this veterinarian check mandatory. If you are a first-time dog owner, we will work with you every step of the way! ADVOCACY AND EDUCATION ARE AS MUCH A PART OF RESPONSIBLE RESCUE AS ADOPTION! And it takes a RESCUE VILLAGE to help the most dogs possible in a thorough manner to ensure success on all fronts, and then some! It is an awful feeling to fail a dog, and we can't continue rescue if we don't do everything we can to ensure good matches for the dogs and tender families who might adopt them. THANK YOU FOR UNDERSTANDING.

Although we are an extremely small rescue group, we understand and respect your family's eagerness to be in touch and learn as much as you can about the dogs you are considering adopting. Our very experienced and devoted trainer will be happy to share all aspects of OUR RESCUE DOGS to determine compatibility once you've submitted your application, and another of our volunteers will explain the whole process of our rescue and answer any questions you might have as well

If you have the time and love to offer this extremely bright dog who can make you laugh for hours at his antics, PLEASE APPLY TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A RESCUE DOG VILLAGE DOG AND GIVE ONE A HOME. Our dogs deserve all that a committed family can offer. Make no mistake about it, this is one spectacular dog!

Please contact RescueDogVillage@yahoo.com and we will be happy to return your correspondence, but please submit the application now so we can have that information as a starting base for our dialogue.

THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING RESCUE AS A MEANS OF WELCOMING YOUR NEXT FOUR-LEGGED FRIEND INTO YOUR LIFE!

ALL interested adopters MUST complete an application; agree to a vet reference check, phone interview and home visit. ALL family members MUST be in attendance for home visits - no exceptions. This helps us get to know everyone in the family so that we can help find the right dog for you

About Rescue Dog Village

About Our Rescue Group...

Rescue Dog Village is a small collaborative of dedicated and committed rescuers in New England who work tirelessly to re-home deserving dogs from high kill shelters.

Our dogs are assessed by a highly seasoned and dedicated trainers who devote years of experience working with dogs in a variety of settings and ideal matches are made so the perfect forever homes can be found. Too many transitions make it harder on these dogs who've endured so much already in their precious lives, so we take great care to evaluate every aspect of their behavior and share that with potential adopters. We believe in FULL AND OPEN DISCLOSURE and adopt our dogs fully vetted and healthy. RESCUE TAKES A VILLAGE -- and we are honored to work with all who share our philosophy of working together to do what we can to make a difference BECAUSE WE CAN!

Come Meet Our Pets...

Adoption fee for each dog is noted on their page and can sometimes vary.

Our Adoption Process...

Rescue Dog Village dogs are boarded and placed in foster homes until permanent, loving homes are found. We do not have a facility to visit - our dogs stay in private foster homes until adopted. We do our best to get to know each dog in our care so that we may be able to match them to the home best suited for their needs.

If you see a dog that you are interested in adopting, the process is as follows:

Step 1: The Application
Fill out an application. Each prospective owner fills out an adoption application. We usually have no history of our rescue dogs and are therefore very careful about placing them in households with children.

You will need to provide employer information, explain why you want the dog, and describe your yard, your other pets and your former pets, if any.

Step 2: Vet Check
Provide a veterinarian reference.
MUST:
•Call your vets office and give them permission to speak to us.
----If one of our volunteers contacts your vets office and they do not have permission to speak to us, it will hold up processing your application or result in closing it due to the volume of applicants we receive daily.

• Provide all information about your vet
----name
----address
----phone number.

We respect and value our volunteer’s time and they do NOT HAVE TIME TO LOOK UP YOUR VETS INFORMATION. We appreciate your help and respect to make sure we have all the information we need.

NEVER OWNED A DOG OR DO NOT HAVE A CURRENT VET REFERANCE:
If you've never gone to one before, you will need to provide a reference. The group will contact them to ask about your ability to care for a pet.

Step 3: The Home Visit
Your application will be reviewed and sent to a volunteer in your area. The volunteer will contact you to schedule a home visit within one week.

We require that everyone in the immediate family, including your current dog (if you have one) come to the appointment to meet your potential new dog. Adopting a dog is a big family decision and requires a commitment from everyone. If you currently own a dog, it must be up to date on shots, spayed/neutered and wear an i.d. tag.

Dogs from animal shelters can be amazing escape artists. By visiting your home, we can help you identify potential escape routes, and keep your new dog safe and secure.

Step 3: The Adoption
Before you bring your new dog home, you must sign an adoption contract with Rescue Dog Village.

Please remember that adoption contributions barely cover our expenses. Additional donations are greatly appreciated and will help us continue our life-saving work.

IF ANYTHING PREVENTS YOU FROM KEEPING YOUR DOG
Sometimes situations arise which cannot be helped. If, for any reason, you are unable to keep a dog you’ve adopted from Rescue Dog Village, the dog cannot be given away.

It doesn’t matter how much time has passed since the adoption. You must either return the dog to Rescue Dog Village, or obtain approval from RDV to transfer ownership to a friend or relative.

If you and the dog you would like to adopt seem to be well matched, we will respond to your application by email. Feel free to contact us at any time regarding the status of your application.