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Heather's Foster Dogs

Facts about me

Breed
Jack Russell Terrier
Color
White - with Tan, Yellow or Fawn
Age
15 years old, Senior
Size
(When grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Weight
(Current) 20 lbs
Sex
Female
Pet ID
HFD 625

My info

Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered

My story

Meet Winnie, a female, 15 year old, 20 lb., Jack Russell mix.

Foster Location: South suburbs of Chicago. No out of the area applications, please.

Home Recommendation: Detached Single Family with small dog secure fenced yard.

Overall: Surprisingly active at 14, Winnie has the energy of a much younger dog. She could definitely use a daily walk & significant time loose in the small dog secure yard.

Winnie is skittish, needs to be left to learn about & to trust you at her own pace, which may be a few days or a week. After her adjustment period in her foster home, Winnie showed she is sweet, happy & a fine companion. After 14 years in one environment & then learning to feel comfortable in her foster home & bond with her foster grandpa, Winnie may be shocked to be in another place.

Dogs: Sure, well possibly. When Winnie was introduced into her foster home, a slightly larger dog tried to play with her. Winnie was not comfortable enough in her surroundings to engage.  Winnie has since played regularly with other energetic fosters close to her size. Her style of play can be overwhelming for some dogs her size or smaller. She co-exists in her foster group the larger dogs

Kids: Why not as long as they are knowledgeable & patient enough to let Winnie approach them. REALISTICALLY, NO SMALL CHILDREN.

Housetrained: Winnie’s been good about going through the dog door, for exercise as well as for bathroom breaks. Certainly no overnight problems.

Adventurous: Loves leash walks & to venture out in the car with you. Leash Manners, however, forget it.

Health: Appears to be excellent.

Cat compatibility: Reported to have lived with cats, but we cannot verify her cat compatibility as there are none in her foster home.

Vaccinated: Yes
Microchipped: Yes
Up to date on heartworm, flea & tick preventatives: Yes

Winnie’s special senior adoption fee is $150.

If you’re interested in meeting Winnie, please see pictures & videos of her on her FB page (https://www.facebook.com/Winnie-of-Heathers-Foster-Dogs-105536621676906 or search on Winnie of Heather’s Foster Dogs). If then you’re even more interested, please visit heathersfosterdogs.org to complete & submit an adoption application. You will be contacted.
Meet Winnie, a female, 15 year old, 20 lb., Jack Russell mix.

Foster Location: South suburbs of Chicago. No out of the area applications, please.

Home Recommendation: Detached Single Family with small dog secure fenced yard.

Overall: Surprisingly active at 14, Winnie has the energy of a much younger dog. She could definitely use a daily walk & significant time loose in the small dog secure yard.

Winnie is skittish, needs to be left to learn about & to trust you at her own pace, which may be a few days or a week. After her adjustment period in her foster home, Winnie showed she is sweet, happy & a fine companion. After 14 years in one environment & then learning to feel comfortable in her foster home & bond with her foster grandpa, Winnie may be shocked to be in another place.

Dogs: Sure, well possibly. When Winnie was introduced into her foster home, a slightly larger dog tried to play with her. Winnie was not comfortable enough in her surroundings to engage.  Winnie has since played regularly with other energetic fosters close to her size. Her style of play can be overwhelming for some dogs her size or smaller. She co-exists in her foster group the larger dogs

Kids: Why not as long as they are knowledgeable & patient enough to let Winnie approach them. REALISTICALLY, NO SMALL CHILDREN.

Housetrained: Winnie’s been good about going through the dog door, for exercise as well as for bathroom breaks. Certainly no overnight problems.

Adventurous: Loves leash walks & to venture out in the car with you. Leash Manners, however, forget it.

Health: Appears to be excellent.

Cat compatibility: Reported to have lived with cats, but we cannot verify her cat compatibility as there are none in her foster home.

Vaccinated: Yes
Microchipped: Yes
Up to date on heartworm, flea & tick preventatives: Yes

Winnie’s special senior adoption fee is $150.

If you’re interested in meeting Winnie, please see pictures & videos of her on her FB page (https://www.facebook.com/Winnie-of-Heathers-Foster-Dogs-105536621676906 or search on Winnie of Heather’s Foster Dogs). If then you’re even more interested, please visit heathersfosterdogs.org to complete & submit an adoption application. You will be contacted.
Rescue

Heather's Foster Dogs

Contact info
Pet ID
HFD 625
Contact
Phone
Address
Flossmoor, IL 60422
Donation

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

Who We Look For In short, Heather’s Foster Dogs is looking for responsible, dedicated, and loving pet owners for our foster animals. This means a couple of things: -You feel that pets are an important part of the family. They do not spend their days and nights living outside in the yard, chained to a doghouse or locked up in a kennel. Pets belong safe and warm in your home. -You understand that regular veterinary visits with a licensed veterinarian are important to maintaining the health and well being of your pet. This means regular exams, administering medication when prescribed, and keeping your pet up-to-date on vaccinations. -You believe in POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT training only and will seek the help of an experienced professional trainer if necessary or recommended. -You understand that adding a pet to your family is a commitment that should last for the ENTIRE LIFE OF THAT PET. To adopt a dog from Heather’s Foster Dogs, you must… -Be at least 21 years of age -Have a valid form of identification (a driver’s license or state ID) -Verify that you are allowed to have a dog of the breed and size where you currently live -Understand that a fenced yard may be required for a dog you are interested in -Understand that training may be required for the dog you are interested in -Understand that HFD reserves the right to check veterinarian and personal references -Bring along all household members including any resident dogs or children to meet the dog you hope to adopt TO ALL POTENTIAL ADOPTERS: Heather’s Foster Dogs is dedicated to eliminating shelter overcrowding once and for all. We understand the only way to really achieve this goal is by cutting down on the number of unwanted animals born every year. As such, HFD tirelessly promotes spay/neuter for all companion animals, and in fact requires this as part of our adoption agreement. If you currently own an animal that is intact (meaning it is NOT spayed/neutered), and there is no medical reason as to why your pet has not been spayed/neutered, HFD cannot in good faith approve you to adopt one of our foster animals. PLEASE ALSO NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Heather’s Foster Dogs does NOT ship animals. No matter where you live, no matter how far, you will be expected to meet with HFD in person for your adoption interview and pet pick up. HFD reserves the right to refuse adoption to any applicant if we feel they are not the best fit for the animal they’ve applied to adopt. And please, if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask. Email Heather’s Foster Dogs at heathersfosterdogsinfo@gmail.com and we will be happy to speak with you further. Adoption Fees are Generally: Puppies (under 6 months) $295.00 Small Breed Dogs (30 lbs. or less and 6 months or older.) $275.00 Large Breed Dogs (Over 30 lbs and 6 months and older) $255.00
Who We Look For In short, Heather’s Foster Dogs is looking for responsible, dedicated, and loving pet owners for our foster animals. This means a couple of things: -You feel that pets are an important part of the family. They do not spend their days and nights living outside in the yard, chained to a doghouse or locked up in a kennel. Pets belong safe and warm in your home. -You understand that regular veterinary visits with a licensed veterinarian are important to maintaining the health and well being of your pet. This means regular exams, administering medication when prescribed, and keeping your pet up-to-date on vaccinations. -You believe in POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT training only and will seek the help of an experienced professional trainer if necessary or recommended. -You understand that adding a pet to your family is a commitment that should last for the ENTIRE LIFE OF THAT PET. To adopt a dog from Heather’s Foster Dogs, you must… -Be at least 21 years of age -Have a valid form of identification (a driver’s license or state ID) -Verify that you are allowed to have a dog of the breed and size where you currently live -Understand that a fenced yard may be required for a dog you are interested in -Understand that training may be required for the dog you are interested in -Understand that HFD reserves the right to check veterinarian and personal references -Bring along all household members including any resident dogs or children to meet the dog you hope to adopt TO ALL POTENTIAL ADOPTERS: Heather’s Foster Dogs is dedicated to eliminating shelter overcrowding once and for all. We understand the only way to really achieve this goal is by cutting down on the number of unwanted animals born every year. As such, HFD tirelessly promotes spay/neuter for all companion animals, and in fact requires this as part of our adoption agreement. If you currently own an animal that is intact (meaning it is NOT spayed/neutered), and there is no medical reason as to why your pet has not been spayed/neutered, HFD cannot in good faith approve you to adopt one of our foster animals. PLEASE ALSO NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Heather’s Foster Dogs does NOT ship animals. No matter where you live, no matter how far, you will be expected to meet with HFD in person for your adoption interview and pet pick up. HFD reserves the right to refuse adoption to any applicant if we feel they are not the best fit for the animal they’ve applied to adopt. And please, if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask. Email Heather’s Foster Dogs at heathersfosterdogsinfo@gmail.com and we will be happy to speak with you further. Adoption Fees are Generally: Puppies (under 6 months) $295.00 Small Breed Dogs (30 lbs. or less and 6 months or older.) $275.00 Large Breed Dogs (Over 30 lbs and 6 months and older) $255.00

More about this rescue

Heather’s Foster Dogs strives to educate people through public interaction and to ease shelter populations by placing animals in temporary foster homes where we can address medical and behavioral problems while actively searching for permanent placement. Together, we seek to promote compassion and kindness to all animals, to increase awareness of companion animal overpopulation, and to advocate for responsible pet ownership.
Heather’s Foster Dogs strives to educate people through public interaction and to ease shelter populations by placing animals in temporary foster homes where we can address medical and behavioral problems while actively searching for permanent placement. Together, we seek to promote compassion and kindness to all animals, to increase awareness of companion animal overpopulation, and to advocate for responsible pet ownership.