My name is Emma!

Rat Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Hillsboro, Illinois - Emma
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I'm being cared for by:
Paws Care of Montgomery County

Facts about Emma

  • Breed: Rat Terrier Mix
  • Color: White - With Brown Or Chocolate
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female
Emma is a super sweet 16 pound (she's small!) female rat terrier. She is white with some brown markings. She is 7 years old.... and will likely live to be 15-16 (normal age for rat terriers). She is doing awesome in her foster home. She will be available close to Christmas!

If you are interested in Emma, please fill out the online application at:

NOTE!!!! We will ONLY respond when an application has been delivered and approved. We are an all volunteer organization who mostly all work full-time jobs. Please be patient with our process. Thank you!

Her adoption fee is $125!

About Paws Care of Montgomery County

About Our Rescue Group...

PAWS CARE is a volunteer group established in 2008 by individuals dedicated to being the voice for those who have none, to provide sanctuary for animals who have been abused, abandoned, or at lost and in need of shelter. It is our mission to try to find responsible, loving homes for all who come our way, to reunite the "lost" with their family and encourage residents of Montgomery County to embrace the humane treatment of homeless domesticated animals.

Our Basic Objectives:

Prevent cruelty to animals
Provide forever homes for animals through adoption
Promote compassion for pets through education
Provide shelter and care for homeless animals
Reduce overpopulation by supporting spay and neuter programs
Assist individuals with emergency pet shelter & food during troubled times
Relieve the suffering of all animals

Come Meet Our Pets...

Every third Saturday at Petsmart in Springfield IL.

Every other first Saturday at Tractor Supply Company in Litchfield IL, starting in January 2014.

Our Adoption Process...

Fill out an application at:

Puppies (6 months and younger) $100.00
Adult Dogs (over 6 months) $ 90.00
Senior Dog (8+years) $ 70.00
Special Needs Dog $ 50.00

Cats & Kittens: $20.

Dogs include: Spay/Neuter, de-worm, microchip, age-appropriate vaccines (e.g., Rabies, Parvo, Distemper and Heartworm test).

Cats include: Spay/Neuter,microchip, age-appropriate vaccines (FeLeuk). They will also be tested for FIV.