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My name is Zuni!

Rat Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Topeka, Kansas - Zuni

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Zuni's Info...

I am already spayed, up to date with shots, not good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.

Zuni's Story...
Zuni, commonly called "NiNi", is a very pretty girl who is very shy. She was
among a group of Terriers that were rescued from a hoarder in New Mexico. Zuni lived in a house with over 80 other dogs, and she has some old bite scars on her face - no doubt from the fights that surely occurred in that setting. The first 3-4 days Zuni could not be approached without running; to catch her for bed required cornering her. When picked up she would clamp in place, her paws rigid on her foster mom's shoulders. Zuni gradually became more comfortable being handled, and will climb up on her fostermom's lap to be held. She also likes to be petted, but she remains very jumpy and will flinch at loud noises or sudden moves. Zuni is lean, like an Italian Greyhound, but she has a good appetite. She is 2 years old, about 15 pounds, and around 14 inches tall. Zuni gets along well with all the dogs; she is submissive and avoids confrontation. She is easily intimidated however, so would be not do well with an overly dominant companion dog. Zuni has not been tested on cats but it is unlikely she would be aggressive toward them, given her very quiet personality. Young children
are not recommended due to Zuni's timidness. You can find Zuni's photo album here.

Facts about Zuni

  • Breed: Rat Terrier Mix
  • Color: Tricolor (Tan/Brown & Black & White)
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Zuni, a Topeka Rat Terrier dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Rat Terrier for sale in Topeka, or seeking a Rat Terrier dog from a breeder in Topeka.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Topeka already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Topeka breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Rat Terrier breeders who help with Rat Terrier rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Topeka paves the way for another one to be saved.