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My name is Edward “Eddie” Elmer SC!

Posted 1 year ago | Updated 1 year ago

I'm being cared for by
BTRET of Florida

Facts about me

Boston Terrier
Black - with White
(When grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Pet ID

My info

Checkmark in teal circle Good with dogs
Checkmark in teal circle Purebred
Checkmark in teal circle Shots current
Checkmark in teal circle Spayed / Neutered
Checkmark in teal circle Housetrained

My story

Edward “Eddie” Elmer is an older Boston Terrier, but does not exactly act his age. He loves a good game of tug of war with stuffed animals and can be a goof ball at times. Eddie is an independent lover boy.

He loves to be outside but also enjoys a good scratch on the back. He likes to be in charge at times and needs someone that will continue calm, consistent leadership and make sure he knows he is not the boss. Eddie does not require a lot of attention and he’s typically content laying on the floor beside you.

 The Basics

Age: Approximately 11 yrs old

Weight: Approximately 30 lbs

Spayed/Neutered: Yes

Microchipped: Yes

Vaccines Up-to-Date: Yes

On Heartworm Prevention: Yes

On Flea/Tick Prevention: Yes

House-Trained: Yes

Crate-Trained: Yes, but will make noise at the beginning stating he does not like to be in it. He calms down after a few minutes.

Leash Skills: Good on leash with a harness.

Medical: Takes a daily pill to help with back pain.



Toys: Loves stuffed animals.

Other Animals: Good with other dogs.

People/Kids: Good with adults and older kids, not sure how he is with young kids.

Car Rides: Loves car rides.

Separation: Does not mind being alone.


Contact/Application Info:

Questions? Contact his foster, Kelly, at

Current location: Sumter, SC

Adoption Fee: $275.00

Ready to Apply to Adopt?  1st step is to fill out our adoption application at:


Please use the foster momma or dad's contact information above for questions.

The process always begins with an application which can be found at The Boston Terrier Rescue of East Tennessee website

Note that in most cases, we do not adopt to families with small children, e.g., 'under 6,' as a precaution to the child's safety and the dog's safety. In some cases with larger Boston mixes or other dogs, we do make exceptions. Please ask the foster momma.

We prefer to place dogs within driving distance of where they are being fostered. If someone from outside the local area is approved for adoption, they must be willing to personally drive/fly to get the dog.  The East Coast division (NC/SC/VA/MD/DC) does have special transport capabilties for their kids.   Ask them.

Also, submission of an application and fee does not guarantee adoption of any specific Boston since that particular dog may have applications pending or may not be the right match for you.

October 1, 2022, 10:21 pm

BTRET of Florida

Contact info
Pet ID
various cities, FL 34475

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

Online application which requires 3 personal references, a vet reference and all animals in the home must be spayed/neutered, UTD on vaccines and on heartworm preventative.

If these steps are all approved, then we do a home visit, have the adopter sign a contract and pay the adoption fee prior to picking up the dog from the foster home.

Go meet their pets

We have no physical facility, all our animals are in private foster homes throughout the state of Florida.

More about this rescue

Our main goal is to save Boston Terriers but we also accept Boston mixes. We take owner surrenders and pull from shelters (we'll never leave one behind in a shelter to die, even if it's injured or a senior). We also take in abandoned animals and help other rescues who have saved Bostons and can't get them adopted. We treat all of our Bostons like family members and we do what we can to help the senior dogs live their lives out comfortably.