My name is Ivy!

Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adoption in Houston, Texas - Ivy
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Facts about Ivy

  • Breed: Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix
  • Color: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut - With White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 9438557
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.


Ivy is a bouncy red & white Terrier mix who is full of energy and smart as a whip. She has gorgeous green eyes that will melt your heart, and big, glorious ears you won’t be able to keep your hands off of.


For a little girl (32 lbs.) who was running the streets without much human interaction, she has quickly picked up on what it means to be a “house dog”. It has only been 5 weeks since I got her, but she has already learned sit, down, off, and drop it, and we’re working on wait and stay although I must say she’s even got those two down pretty good.


She is housebroken (except for a little “puddling” when she gets too excited, but even that is getting better) and uses the doggy door. She waits like a big girl along w/my girl while I get their food ready, and then waits for me to tell her it’s ok to go in her crate to eat. I feed her in her crate w/the door shut & make her wait while my girl gets finished so she’s getting more comfortable being shut inside. She will go in & out of her crate on her own as long as the door is open. She’s also leash trained, although were still working on the perfect heel.


Ivy plays wells with my girl who is a 40 lbs., pittie mix, and believe me when I say they play hard. She also loves to pull toys out of the toy box, and can entertain herself chewing on an antler for hours. She loves fetch & tug & playing chase in the backyard. I have a baby-gate between my kitchen & the rest of the house where my girl sleeps at night & stays during the day while I’m at work, and Ivy started doing the same after only a few nights in her crate. She’s yet to chew on anything other than toys, or tear anything up. I don’t let my girl on the furniture, so I’ve taught Ivy the same, but they do sleep with me from time to time (my girl snores like a freight train so not often) but have to wait for permission to get on the bed and Ivy waits like a champ.


If I could pick the perfect family for Ivy they would be active, have another dog and/or dogs who like to play, and kid(s) old enough to know what not to do to a dog like pull her ears, etc., but still young enough to enjoy growing up with her. She is snuggly & funny & full of energy & you will be doing yourself a disservice if you don’t give her a 2nd look.


As a side note: Ivy would not do well shut in a crate for long periods of time, so if that is how she would need to be housed while you’re away from home, she isn’t the dog for you. She also wouldn’t do well as the only dog, since she definitely prefers company.

Ivy has been recently cat tested on a stayover with an aggressive cat and was found to be submissive to the cat.  

Please contact  for more information about this dog. You can apply online by clicking on Application . Once your application is approved, we will schedule a meet and greet at one of our adoption events. Thank you for considering a rescue!

Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.

The adoption fee includes vet check, vaccinations, Bordetella, de-worming, rabies, spay/neuter and microchip. There is a an additional $12.99 fee for Home Again for a lifetime registration of the microchip.

It is against the law in the State of Texas for a rescue not to be sterilized so we have to make sure it gets completed and that we have record of it.

NOTE: In our bios, we provide information based on our volunteer's experience with a particular dog; such as temperament, training, and ability to get along with others.

AARF is a 501(c)3 Non Profit, all breed, no kill organization. Our group is always in need of donations in order to continue to give the needed medical care to our rescues. Adoption fees do not begin to cover all of the medical costs. Any donation, no matter how small is a big help and is greatly appreciated. Please help us to continue to help them. Thank you.

About Adopt A Rescued Friend, Inc

About Our Rescue Group...

Adopt a Rescued Friend, Inc (AARF) is a 501 (c)3, We are a non-profit, no kill, all breed, all volunteer organization. Our Mission at AARF is to rescue, rehabilitate and match companion animals with families who are ready for a lifetime commitment. We are a non-profit group that fosters in our homes and depend solely upon donations from the public and grants for support. All of our board members and fosters are volunteers and the only compensation we receive is the knowledge that we are making a difference. Save A Life, Adopt A Rescue!

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Our Adoption Process...

Application that allows us to ensure that the dog chosen is a good match, interview completed by the foster, possible home inspection, contract, follow up phone call, email or home visit, adoption fees range from $125 - $200 depending on age, size and breed.

We have an online application on our website.

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