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Boston Terrier puppies and dogs in Rhode Island

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Dudley DoRight D2024 in New England

Boston Terrier

Male, Adult
Saunderstown, RI
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Shots are up-to-date, House-trained,
Story
Adoption Donation   $199      Located: New England Age: 8   DOB:  3/29/2016   Special Needs: Deaf     Dudley is sponsored by Redbarn Premium Pet Products, and will be provided with free food for a year upon adoption!           Meet Dudley DoRight. This handsome boy was adopted from us as a young puppy and was recently returned to rescue after his family experienced some tragedies and were no longer able to keep him. He's now relaxing in a foster home as he waits to be discovered by a second chance family. And Dudley has always had the benefit of lots of love and excellent care! He's a happy, friendly boy who's great with other dogs and humans of all ages and sizes. His best friend in his previous home was a toddler! He has bursts of energy where he runs around and acts silly and plays with his toys, followed by long naps, relaxing in a sunbeam, and enjoying pets and snuggles. Dudley is housetrained and does seem to know some hand commands. Dudley loves to eat and is an incorrigible beggar! Dudley does have some special needs that any potential adopter needs to be aware of – he was born deaf, and he has a seizure disorder. He takes a low-dose of a seizure medication twice a day. Dudley also had a malignant tumor removed from his genitals last year but thank goodness the lesion was completely excised and is not expected to recur.  Don't tell Dudley that he is special needs! He has no idea that he's any different than the doggy friends in his foster home. He's a happy boy, very lovable, and would thrive in a home with another friendly dog or two to keep him company. We think the dogs like Dudley are just as deserving of a loving home as any healthy puppy is, and that's what we promised to find for him.   If you are interested in adopting me, please fill out an application on our website   www.fohari.org and email my foster parent for more information:    mkclark7@comcast.net   Our Adoption Process:   Go to our website and select the animal you are interested in. ALL animals are in foster homes as we do NOT have a  shelter where you can visit. Some animals are in foster care in New England, and some are located in other states. If the initials following the animals name are a state, then that is the state where the animal is located. If initials are not a state, then those are the initials of the foster home outside of New England and you will not be able to meet the animal ahead of time. Complete our online application You will be contacted by phone or email by the foster parent  or a member of our adoption team and will have the opportunity to find out more about the animal, and ask any questions that you have to ensure the animal is a good fit for your household. If the animal is local, you can meet the animal, but you would not be able to take the dog home until you are approved to adopt. If you feel comfortable that the animal is a good fit for your home, at this point, you would submit a sum of $200 as a partial payment of the adoption fee as we process your application. From our end, we will check references and schedule a home visit. If you are not approved to adopt, any payment sent to us would be promptly returned in full. At this point, we will remove the animal from our adoption sites and hold the animal for you while we check your references. If you live in an apartment, or a condo, we will need to verify permission to own the animal from your landlord or condo board. Please let your vet’s office and references know we will be contacting them. If your  references are positive, we will schedule a home visit by a volunteer. Please try to accommodate the home visit volunteer as most  have busy schedules. Delays in the visit will result in a delay in the adoption. Once you are approved, you will receive an e-mail with your  adoption contract attached. This e-mail will have details about pick up, the balance of the adoption fee that is owed, etc. Please email your signed & witnessed contract and pay your adoption fee in full, and for any animals located out of state, you will be contacted for details about transport to New England. Once you have paid your adoption fee in full and sent back your contract, you can make arrangement to pick up your animal from the foster home or from transport depending on where the animal is located. Please bring a harness, collar, ID tag and leash when you are picking up the dog unless otherwise instructed by the foster parent. Our extensive approval process is intended to ensure the best fit between our animals and adopters. Friends of Homeless Animals (FOHA) reserves the right to deny any adoption application with or without disclosure of cause. Your adoption fee helps to cover the cost of all age appropriate vetting and transportation. FOHARI.ORG makes no explicit or implicit guarantees in reference to the health, temperament and/or the breed of the animal. The animal is adopted ‘as is’, and the adopter assumes all responsibility for treatment of any and all existing conditions or any other conditions of physical or temperament changes that may occur. FOHARI.ORG will provide the animal with the basic vaccines, heart worm test and sterilization of dogs and cats before adoption if the age and current health of the animal permits. While FOHARI.ORG makes every effort to place only healthy animals, FOHARI.ORG cannot guarantee the health of any animal, and shall not be held responsible for any medical expenses that may be incurred. Rescuer will provide information received from the veterinarian exam, observations on the temperament of the animal and a best guess of the breed. Friends of Homeless Animals Inc. (FOHA) ASK ABOUT OUR TRAINING REBATE! Thanks for caring How to Help:  If you would like to HELP any of our special rescued dogs by making a donation or to place a deposit for a dog, you can use this secure & safe site on Paypal - please click on symbol below:     How to Contact us:  By phone between the hours of 10 AM and 7PM at 401-234-4499 By Email at friendsoha@yahoo.com Enter the dogs name in the subject line. Thank you! FRIENDS of HOMELESS ANIMALS, INC.  is a RHODE ISLAND NON PROFIT 501 (C)(3) RESCUE February 21, 2024, 3:45 pm
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Zelda Zee SS D2024 in RI

Boston Terrier/Chihuahua

Female, Young
Saunderstown, RI
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with dogs, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Adoption Donation   $   499           Located:  in RI  (Transportation costs included to the Northeast , plz ask for more details )    Age: approx 1 year old    Weight: 17 lbs   Zelda is a beautiful, sweet and shy pup just dying to be to be loved and feel safe so she can open up and show you what a sweet, playful goofy dog she really is.    Loves chewing bones, stuffed toys,  treats and lounging in the sunshine!   Good with other dogs and cats.     The perfect home would be a house that is calm and where she won't be left alone often or for long periods of time.  If you are interested in adopting me, please fill out an application on our website  www.fohari.org  and email my foster parent for more information:    Cbarbosa415@gmail.com Please verify the location and readiness of this dog with us.  Because we save lives from various locations through out the United States, some dogs may not be in New England yet, nor ready for immediate adoption.     Our Adoption Process:   Go to our website and select the animal you are interested in. ALL animals are in foster homes as we do NOT have a  shelter where you can visit. Some animals are in foster care in New England, and some are located in other states. If the initials following the animals name are a state, then that is the state where the animal is located. If initials are not a state, then those are the initials of the foster home outside of New England and you will not be able to meet the animal ahead of time. Complete our online application You will be contacted by phone or email by the foster parent  or a member of our adoption team and will have the opportunity to find out more about the animal, and ask any questions that you have to ensure the animal is a good fit for your household. If the animal is local, you can meet the animal, but you would not be able to take the dog home until you are approved to adopt. If you feel comfortable that the animal is a good fit for your home, at this point, you would submit a sum of $200 as a partial payment of the adoption fee as we process your application. From our end, we will check references and schedule a home visit. If you are not approved to adopt, any payment sent to us would be promptly returned in full. At this point, we will remove the animal from our adoption sites and hold the animal for you while we check your references. If you live in an apartment, or a condo, we will need to verify permission to own the animal from your landlord or condo board. Please let your vet’s office and references know we will be contacting them. If your  references are positive, we will schedule a home visit by a volunteer. Please try to accommodate the home visit volunteer as most  have busy schedules. Delays in the visit will result in a delay in the adoption. Once you are approved, you will receive an e-mail with your  adoption contract attached. This e-mail will have details about pick up, the balance of the adoption fee that is owed, etc. Please email your signed & witnessed contract and pay your adoption fee in full, and for any animals located out of state, you will be contacted for details about transport to New England. Once you have paid your adoption fee in full and sent back your contract, you can make arrangement to pick up your animal from the foster home or from transport depending on where the animal is located. Please bring a harness, collar, ID tag and leash when you are picking up the dog unless otherwise instructed by the foster parent. Our extensive approval process is intended to ensure the best fit between our animals and adopters. Friends of Homeless Animals (FOHA) reserves the right to deny any adoption application with or without disclosure of cause. Your adoption fee helps to cover the cost of all age appropriate vetting and transportation. FOHARI.ORG makes no explicit or implicit guarantees in reference to the health, temperament and/or the breed of the animal. The animal is adopted ‘as is’, and the adopter assumes all responsibility for treatment of any and all existing conditions or any other conditions of physical or temperament changes that may occur. FOHARI.ORG will provide the animal with the basic vaccines, heart worm test and sterilization of dogs and cats before adoption if the age and current health of the animal permits. While FOHARI.ORG makes every effort to place only healthy animals, FOHARI.ORG cannot guarantee the health of any animal, and shall not be held responsible for any medical expenses that may be incurred. Rescuer will provide information received from the veterinarian exam, observations on the temperament of the animal and a best guess of the breed. Friends of Homeless Animals Inc. (FOHA) ASK ABOUT OUR TRAINING REBATE! Thanks for caring How to Help:  If you would like to HELP any of our special rescued dogs by making a donation or to place a deposit for a dog, you can use this secure & safe site on Paypal - please click on symbol below:     How to Contact us:  By phone between the hours of 10 AM and 7PM at 401-234-4499 By Email at friendsoha@yahoo.com Enter the dogs name in the subject line. Thank you! FRIENDS of HOMELESS ANIMALS, INC.  is a RHODE ISLAND NON PROFIT 501 (C)(3) RESCUE February 21, 2024, 3:45 pm
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Frank in New England

Boston Terrier

Male, Senior
Saunderstown, RI
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Adoption Donation   $    99            Located:     New England Age: approx   13   years old     Weight: 35  lbs Hospice home needed Meet Frank. We sprung this poor old man from a local shelter after he was found wandering stray, bleeding from his rectum, in a local community and no one was looking for him. We've named him Frank, and he's with our most experienced hospice foster mom because he has a tumor on his backside that is not treatable. And he's so happy to be out of the shelter in spite of his physical condition! He loves being close to his person, and is a snuggly, friendly boy. He's been to the vet and the vet concurs that Frank is a hospice dog that needs comfort and care in his retirement years. Frank deserves better than to die alone in a shelter! We're happy to be able to at least give him some love and comfort and would love to find a compassionate soul with a heart of gold to give him a loving home in his retirement years.  If you are interested in adopting me, please fill out an application on our website  www.fohari.org  and email my foster parent for more information:  illdoit2000@aol.com Please verify the location and readiness of this dog with us.  Because we save lives from various locations through out the United States, some dogs may not be in New England yet, nor ready for immediate adoption.     Our Adoption Process:   Go to our website and select the animal you are interested in. ALL animals are in foster homes as we do NOT have a  shelter where you can visit. Some animals are in foster care in New England, and some are located in other states. If the initials following the animals name are a state, then that is the state where the animal is located. If initials are not a state, then those are the initials of the foster home outside of New England and you will not be able to meet the animal ahead of time. Complete our online application You will be contacted by phone or email by the foster parent  or a member of our adoption team and will have the opportunity to find out more about the animal, and ask any questions that you have to ensure the animal is a good fit for your household. If the animal is local, you can meet the animal, but you would not be able to take the dog home until you are approved to adopt. If you feel comfortable that the animal is a good fit for your home, at this point, you would submit a sum of $200 as a partial payment of the adoption fee as we process your application. From our end, we will check references and schedule a home visit. If you are not approved to adopt, any payment sent to us would be promptly returned in full. At this point, we will remove the animal from our adoption sites and hold the animal for you while we check your references. If you live in an apartment, or a condo, we will need to verify permission to own the animal from your landlord or condo board. Please let your vet’s office and references know we will be contacting them. If your  references are positive, we will schedule a home visit by a volunteer. Please try to accommodate the home visit volunteer as most  have busy schedules. Delays in the visit will result in a delay in the adoption. Once you are approved, you will receive an e-mail with your  adoption contract attached. This e-mail will have details about pick up, the balance of the adoption fee that is owed, etc. Please email your signed & witnessed contract and pay your adoption fee in full, and for any animals located out of state, you will be contacted for details about transport to New England. Once you have paid your adoption fee in full and sent back your contract, you can make arrangement to pick up your animal from the foster home or from transport depending on where the animal is located. Please bring a harness, collar, ID tag and leash when you are picking up the dog unless otherwise instructed by the foster parent. Our extensive approval process is intended to ensure the best fit between our animals and adopters. Friends of Homeless Animals (FOHA) reserves the right to deny any adoption application with or without disclosure of cause. Your adoption fee helps to cover the cost of all age appropriate vetting and transportation. FOHARI.ORG makes no explicit or implicit guarantees in reference to the health, temperament and/or the breed of the animal. The animal is adopted ‘as is’, and the adopter assumes all responsibility for treatment of any and all existing conditions or any other conditions of physical or temperament changes that may occur. FOHARI.ORG will provide the animal with the basic vaccines, heart worm test and sterilization of dogs and cats before adoption if the age and current health of the animal permits. While FOHARI.ORG makes every effort to place only healthy animals, FOHARI.ORG cannot guarantee the health of any animal, and shall not be held responsible for any medical expenses that may be incurred. Rescuer will provide information received from the veterinarian exam, observations on the temperament of the animal and a best guess of the breed. Friends of Homeless Animals Inc. (FOHA) ASK ABOUT OUR TRAINING REBATE! Thanks for caring How to Help:  If you would like to HELP any of our special rescued dogs by making a donation or to place a deposit for a dog, you can use this secure & safe site on Paypal - please click on symbol below:     How to Contact us:  By phone between the hours of 10 AM and 7PM at 401-234-4499 By Email at friendsoha@yahoo.com Enter the dogs name in the subject line. Thank you! FRIENDS of HOMELESS ANIMALS, INC.  is a RHODE ISLAND NON PROFIT 501 (C)(3) RESCUE February 21, 2024, 3:45 pm
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Lawley

Boston Terrier/Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier

Female, 10 mos
Johnston, RI
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with dogs, Shots are up-to-date, House-trained,
Story
🎀Lawley Sweet Lawley is a Boston Yorkie (Boston Terrier/Yorkie mix). This baby girl is adorable and just 9 pounds at 9 months old. Lawley and her brother Brodie didn’t have the best first few months of life but she has been awesome in her foster home. She is now crate and house trained (with frequent trips outside of course). Sweet Lawley loves to snuggle with the humans in her foster home. 🧸 She plays with her brother but is not too sure about the bigger dogs. Lawley is still learning about all the sounds and happenings that go on with a family so she will need someone patient to help her continue getting used to the good life in a real home 🏡 Since Lawley and Brodie basically survived together on their own for the first 7 months of their lives , we would love for them to be adopted together❤️ We would consider separating them if the perfect home presented itself. Please consider giving Little Brodie and Sweet Lawley the forever home they both deserve. ** combined adoption and transport fee for both would be $1,000. They are spayed , neutered , up to date on all vaccines, on flea/tick and Heartworm prevention and microchipped.
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Brodie

Boston Terrier/Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier

Male, 10 mos
Johnston, RI
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with dogs, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
🐾Brodie🐾 Little Brodie is a Boston Yorkie (Boston Terrier/Yorkie mix). He a is 9 month old scruffy boy who weights around 11 pounds. Brodie has only been in the rescue for a couple of months but has made great strides in coming out of his shell and getting used to nice humans. Before coming into the rescue he and his sister were basically just left to survive on their own outside in a yard. 😔 He is a smart boy who is now crate and house trained. 🎉 Brodie likes to play with his sister Lawley but he can entertain himself with toys and sticks as well. He likes pets and to snuggle beside his person. Brodie still gets a little spooked with quick movements and a lot of noise so a low key home is definitely what he would be most comfortable with. He is fine with his sister but the bigger dogs in the foster home make him a little nervous. We would love for Brodie and sister Lawley to be adopted together since they depended on each other to survive the first 7 months of their lives but would consider separating them if it’s the perfect home🎈 ** combined adoption and transport fee for both would be $1,000. They are spayed, neutered , up to date on all vaccines, on flea/tick and Heartworm prevention and microchipped.
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Lola *LOCAL*

Boston Terrier/Corgi

Female, Young
Wakefield, RI
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
To apply to adopt this dog now, complete our adoption application        HERE To see our upcoming events where you can meet some of our dogs, please see        HERE Age: 20 months (as of 2/2/24) Weight: 34.4 lbs. (as of 2/21/24) Location: RI Lola is available for adoption to Massachusetts residents, as well as those in the other New England states.    This dog has been spayed/neutered, is up to date on shots, on heartworm preventative and is microchipped. Meet Lola! We think she's a Boston Terrier/Corgi mix. She’s a fun-loving and outgoing girl, and gets along with everyone she meets - adults, kids, other dogs. Will tend to bark to say hello but it’s all out of excitement. Lola is fully housetrained and does well left loose alone in the house. She walks well on a leash and loves to snuggle up close. Her favorite position for R&R or a quick snooze is best found right on top of your lap. Scratches behind the ears and on top of her head are her favorite and she’s ready to give all the kisses! She does get anxious during car rides, so an adopter who’s patient and ready to give her the time and attention she deserves is going to be the best fit. She’ll be your little shadow and especially loves to play fetch and chew on her squeaky toys.  Lola and her brother McDreamy were surrendered by their owners who could no longer care for them, and now we're looking for their new forever homes. Fill out an application today! Medical Note: Lola had cherry eye repair surgery on January 9, 2024. Cherry eye in dogs is a condition where the gland located in the third eyelid protrudes or swells, becoming visible as a red or pink mass in the corner of the eye. She is still dealing with some residual post-surgery symptoms and requires oral and topical medicine daily. However, she continues to have the sweetest disposition and is not letting anything get her down. An adoption donation is required for each adoption; please see      HERE      for more information about this. To apply for this dog, fill out an adoption application on our website:    www.sosarl.org/aa/ *  *Additional info you should know - For most of our dogs, we are only guessing at predominant breed or breed mix. We get to know each of our dogs as an individual and do our best to describe and place them based on personality not breed label. Some dogs may not yet be in New England, nor ready for immediate adoption. There may be additional vetting, quarantine, waiting periods and/or fees depending upon your state of residence. If you have questions or concerns on any of this, you can discuss this with your Adoption Counselor. February 21, 2024, 12:51 pm

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Dixie Girl Dog Rescue RI Transport Stop

Johnston , RI 02919

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Dixie Girl Dog Rescue RI Transport Stop

Johnston , RI 02919

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Friends of Homeless Animals of RI, Inc.(FOHA)

Saunderstown , RI 02874

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Friends of Homeless Animals of RI, Inc.(FOHA)

Saunderstown , RI 02874

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Friends of Homeless Animals of RI, Inc.(FOHA)

Saunderstown , RI 02874

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Friends of Homeless Animals of RI, Inc.(FOHA)

Saunderstown , RI 02874

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Friends of Homeless Animals of RI, Inc.(FOHA)

Saunderstown , RI 02874

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Friends of Homeless Animals of RI, Inc.(FOHA)

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Save One Soul Animal Rescue League

PO BOX 498, Wakefield , RI 02880

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