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Facts about Zhorbit (MI)

  • Breed: Rat Terrier
  • Color: Brown/Chocolate - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 3855319-0551

My name is Zhorbit (MI)!

Rat Terrier Dog for adption in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - Zhorbit (MI)
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Zhorbit (MI)'s Info...

I am already spayed, housetrained, purebred, up to date with shots, and not good with cats.

Zhorbit (MI)'s Story...
Is your New Year’s resolution to truly make a difference in a rescue dog’s life?  Then please consider adopting Zhorbit! This special girl has been waiting three long years for just the right family to come along and claim her as their own. 15-lb. Zhorbit loves people and wants nothing more to love and be loved in return. Her barrier to adoption is a past that includes under-socialization and abuse, making her fearful and occasionally display inappropriate behaviors. Her foster parents have worked extensively to teach her to trust and change her behavior patterns, with excellent results. In fact, while in foster care Zhorbit has accumulated a long list of accomplishments. She has been evaluated by a professional behavior trainer, taken basic obedience, agility, advanced skills, “Love and Rehab for the Reactive K9,” and nose work classes, and has worked with a Tellington Touch practitioner. Watch this video of Zhorbit to see how smart and eager to please she is and how much she enjoys her training: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_gJwcaqd10. Zhorbit can be a very easy dog to live with. As long as you know her stressors and triggers, she is happy, relaxed, playful, and obedient. She gets along with other small dogs, but is not a fan of cats. Zhorbit is house trained and will bark to be let out, but ignore her signals and she might have an accident. She finds the crate very scary, but no problem – she can be left loose in the house for several hours at a time. Her energy level, at age 6, is medium. She enjoys daily walks for exercise, but also likes to snuggle up to her favorite human for quiet time. Zhorbit’s ideal home includes childless dog-savvy adult(s) who will commit to being her coach, trainer, therapist, playmate, and advocate – will that be you?  Potential adopters must live within driving distance of Lansing, Michigan and be willing to have a pre-adoption meet and greet with Zhorbit and her foster parents. For more pictures of Zhorbit, visit her on-line photo album at http://imageevent.com/newrattitude/zhorbitdewittmichigan.
 


Our adoption fee is $175 for adult dogs or $225 for puppies under 6 months old.

If you are interested in adopting this dog, PLEASE READ THE DETAILED ADOPTION PROCESS information on our website at NewRattitude.org/adopt.htm. From there, you can access our adoption application or contact our Adoption Team for more info.



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About New Rattitude - South Carolina

About Our Rescue Group...

New Rattitude is an all-volunteer rescue group for Rat Terriers and Rat Terrier mixes. We are a licensed, registered 501(c)3 non-profit charity that provides temporary living environments for abandoned, abused, neglected, sick, or unwanted Rat Terriers. In private foster homes, they are nurtured, socialized, trained, supported medically, and provided with professional veterinary care while we work diligently to find them new and permanent adoptive homes where they will be safe, loved, and properly and humanely cared for the rest of their lives.

WE WELCOME NEW FOSTER HOMES!
There are always more Rat Terriers needing to be rescued than we have space to accommodate, so new foster homes are always needed. If you have time and love to spare, consider becoming a New Rattitude foster home. Our foster homes find the experience extremely rewarding. Fostering allows you to have a direct impact on the lives of many dogs who would otherwise have no hope. For more information about becoming a foster parent, please email NewRattitude@comcast.net.


WE WELCOME YOUR SUPPORT!
Cash donations go directly to pay for veterinary expenses for our rescued dogs (including vaccinations, heartworm testing and treatment, spay/neuters, antibiotics to fight infections, etc.). Since we are an all-volunteer organization with virtually no overhead, 100% of your donation goes directly to care for the dogs and we are a federal 501(c)3 charity, so your donations are fully tax-deductible! To donate, send check or money order to: New Rattitude, PO Box 14064, Lansing, MI 48901. Or donate via Paypal by clicking on the button below.












Come Meet Our Pets...

New Rattitude operates through a network of volunteers, and the dogs are housed in private foster homes rather than in a shelter. Because of that, we do not own a location where the public can come to visit dogs. The fastest way to get acquainted with any of our dogs is to submit an adoption application. After your application is received, you'll be put in touch with the dog's foster parent, who is the one to answer specific questions you may have about the dog. You may also contact our Adoption Team to verify the dog doesn't already have multiple other applications or with questions about our process.

Our Adoption Process...

We go through a very careful adoption process because our mission is to place dogs in loving homes that will last the rest of their lives. We evaluate each home's overall suitability and safety, and we also consider whether a particular dog is right for you and whether you are right for that dog—because we know that a great lasting relationship depends on the right match. This process will usually take several days. Your patience and understanding are appreciated.

To learn more about our adoption process, please visit our website by clicking here!

The fastest way to indicate your interest in a particular dog and to find out more about him/her is to SUBMIT AN ADOPTION APPLICATION.

After you submit an application, we will confirm receipt and notify the fosterparent of the dog you are interested in. The fosterparent will contact you with more details about the dog to help you get to know him or her better. Please ask questions so that you can be sure that this dog meets your hopes and expectations.

In the meantime, our Adoption volunteers will be reviewing your application, checking your references, and arranging for a home visit to verify that your physical environment is safe and suitable. You will also receive a phone call from an Adoption Coordinator for an interview to help us better understand your household situation and your reasons and expectations for adoption.

Assuming all goes well and that you are approved for adoption, we will send you an adoption contract to read, sign, and return to us with your adoption fee ($175 for adult dogs; $225 for puppies under 6 months). Once we receive your contract and fee, your new dog can come HOME to you!

If the distance from your home to the dog's fosterhome and is less than 100 miles, we would normally expect you to go pick up the dog. If the distance is 100-600 miles, we would usually arrange a ground transport, using a network of volunteer drivers, to get the dog to you (and expect you to drive at least the last leg of the transport). If the distance is greater than 600 miles, the dog must usually be flown by air, and the costs of the flight (usually aroung $250) are the responsibility of the adopter.

If you have questions about adoption that aren't answered on our website, you may CONTACT OUR ADOPTION TEAM at Adoption@NewRattitude.org. The Adoption Team will know the status of any pending applications and can help you submit an adoption application.