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Nyx

Chinese Crested

Female, 5 yrs 6 mos
Nashville, TN
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Needs special attention, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
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Nyx came to us as a surrender with hydrocephalus. She was the runt of the litter and was having a hard time eating and surviving with her littermates. We took her in and we were able to get her to eat and our vet evaluated her - diagnosis confirmed of hydrocephalus but no treatment needed. She also has an under developed left eye that we aren't sure if she can see out of - if she can it's most likely just shadows. Nyx is different. I don't know how to put it other than that (in the spirit of full disclosure). Her "wires are crossed". I think the hydrocephalus has affected her in ways that I will explain here: She loves other dogs but doesn't know how to "play" with them. She will jump on them and bite them trying to get them to play with her. But when it's naptime or bedtime she will cuddle up and sleep on them. I think she enjoys their company but doesn't know how to effectively communicate with them. She will let you pick her up on her terms. She doesn't bite or even try to bite you but will run when you are trying to get her to pick her up (she will come to you when she wants to). She is a very sweet, lovely dog who is "special" in her own way and I know she will make someone very happy! Someone who can love something special and accept her just the way she is. If you would like to learn more about Nyx, please fill out an application and I would be happy to speak with you about her. You can find our app at www.goofyfootrescue.org Nyx is in foster in West TN
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SYBIL

Mountain Cur

Female, Puppy
Franklin, TN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
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Are you a lady who lives alone or maybe it is just you and your dog who would love to have a sister dog?  Our girl Sister Sybil,  loves to play and buddy up with other dogs.  She also would make a great guard dog for a lady who may live alone.  Sybil is not a barker unless an unfamiliar person shows up at your door and she is ready to warn you.  She hides from children, not aggressive to them at all, just unsure of children, so she avoids and hides from them.  She is a sweet baby girl who loves to cuddle, give kisses, run after a ball and just be close to her person.  She is house trained but will need a fenced yard when let out to potty.   She doesn’t have recall to just come back in. Our sweet Sister Sybil might be shy at first but she is submissive being a beagle/bulldog breed with brindle leg stockings that are beautiful. She is one and a half year old weighing around 35 pounds. When she knows that you love her and she understands that you just want to be kind to her she will be all about you. She has a unique little underbite that gives her a special smile and She has gold splashes on her feet, legs and undercoat as though she was splashed with God’s special paint brush. Sister Sybil is a diamond with a wonderful soul and if you feel you have a home for her,  please do not hesitate to inquire with us at ccrtennessee@gmail.com     ADOPTION FEE REQUIRED. Contact ccrtennessee@gmail.com.May 20, 2024, 9:16 am
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SONNY BOY

Pomeranian Chihuahua

Male, Adult
Franklin, TN
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet SONNY BOY Sonny is a five-year-old small breed mix who is full-grown at 25 lbs. His DNA tests say mostly Pomeranian and Chihuahua with a bit of Dachshund. But like many small dogs, he struggles with possessive behavior in which he “lays claim” to a particular resource, typically a specific toy or the attention of his favorite human. He's a snuggle bug who is happy to be your lap dog - but also needs to be active and kept occupied. He requires a patient, strong, and experienced small and possessive dog owner. Sonny is the loyalist of loyal dogs to his people. But he has struggled with being rehomed and his resource guarding has escalated due to all of the changing in his environments. For this reason we are committed to only placing him in a home that is well aware and experienced with managing resource aggression behaviors.   This little guy loves nothing more than snuggling up on your lap and soaking up some attention. In fact, Sonny is the perfect lap dog - if you're okay with him laying claim to your lap as his own personal resource.But don't let his small size fool you - Sonny is also full of energy, sass, and needs to be kept active. He's an intelligent dog who loves to learn new tricks, but he can also be a bit of a handful. He has a bite history that is manageable and connected to dogs toys, but requires a patient and experienced owner who is willing to put in the work to manage his resource aggression behaviors and provide him with an environment that won’t trigger these bad behaviors.   Sonny was picked up as a stray in Gulfport, Mississippi, and after making his way to Nashville, TN, his x-rays revealed that he has a shotgun pellet that healed near his pelvis. We are only rehoming Sonny to quiet homes and do not include children or frequent visitors because, in his previous home, Sonny developed a reputation for snapping at strangers. This sweet dog is not at all aggressive towards strangers or children as a rule. In fact, he's very fond of strangers and is quick to claim visitors as family. His favorite person in the world is his vet! He simply has a charming but very dominant personality and  becomes temperamental and territorial when threatened and he’s overly protective of his belongings. Experienced small dog owners will know this Chihuahua personality trait well and Critter Cavalry is requesting that adopters commit to a toy-free home for the first 3 months so that Sonny is setup for success with regard to his resource guarding tendencies.    Sonny Boy happily lives with dogs of all sizes and ages and is an excellent companion to dogs of his size in particular. He’s a good wrestler and is respectful of his companion’s meals. No cats because he barks and scares them. He loves to play and treasures the attention of his family. He is house-trained, leash-trained, and knows basic commands. He enjoy’s being vocal but is mature enough to be corrected when barking excessively. There is a lot of sweet personality and attitude packed into this adorable dog. The ideal owner for Sonny would include a quiet household. With or without a companion dog as long as the companion dog is submissive. A fenced-in yard is a plus - but not required as long as this social boy gets his regular activity. Sonny does get regular visits to the dog park but requires an attentive owner because dog barks frequently have lose balls which can easily trigger his possessive tendencies.    If you're up for the challenge, you'll be rewarded with a lifelong friend who is fiercely loyal and always ready for a good time. Middle-Tennessee only.  Please email us at ccrtennessee@gmail.com. ADOPTION FEE REQUIRED. Learn more about Critter Cavalry and request an adoption application at CritterCavalry.com. ADOPTION FEE REQUIRED. Contact ccrtennessee@gmail.com.May 20, 2024, 9:16 am
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BRISTOL

Labrador Retriever

Female, Adult
Franklin, TN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Please contact Vivienne (viviennejames@comcast.net) for more information about this pet.Hi, my name is Bristol. I am a 3 year old, 35-40 lb female yellow lab mix. Totally a coincidence but I am as fast as the cars at Bristol Motor Speedway. My favorite thing to do is play fetch and I will play for as long as you are able to throw the ball and ALWAYS bring the ball back to you. I was rescued by Critter Cavalry from an Arkansas shelter and so very thankful to be in Tennessee. I have the best foster home with two foster brothers who are twice my size and I love to wrestle with them. I have more confidence when I have other dogs to show me how to be a dog. I am a little slow to warm up to new people and do not need an extremely active home with a lot of different people coming and going. Once I get to know you after a few days I will never leave your side! I am very well behaved inside the house, I am crate trained, house-trained, quiet, and would make the perfect work from home buddy - I have been keeping my foster mom company by napping next to her desk all day. I would do great in a home with adults only or a family with older children. A canine companion would be great but I'm also willing to take all the attention for myself if I'm the only dog. BUT did I mention the ball. I do need someone that likes ball as much as I do and a fenced in yard is a MUST. I warm up to women first, but after a few days, men are ok too. I just did not have a very good beginning to my short life. If you are patient and looking for a great companion, then you have found her in me. I am spayed and current on all my shots. To be considered for my forever family please contact Vivienne at viviennejames@comcast.net. APPROVED APPLICATION AND ADOPTION FEE REQUIRED.    May 20, 2024, 9:16 am
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PUPPIES NEED YOU!!

Labrador Retriever Hound (Unknown Type)

Male, Puppy
Franklin, TN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
  Some days you just wonder why in the world people don't spay and neuter their dogs.  So....here we are with a whole litter of adorable puppies. (6) that are 7-8 weeks old and needing a few foster homes to hang out in and wait for Critter Cavalry Rescue to get them the best families on the planet.  They are Lab mixes and Momma was a Lab/Hound mix.  There are 4 boys and 2 girls.  They are mostly the wonderful Black Lab look and very social and loving and easy to love.  If you have been toying with the idea of truly making a difference in the world by helping animals.... please consider fostering some precious puppies!!! Email us ASAP!  ccrtennessee@gmail.com  We are open to foster homes and also to adopters.    ADOPTION FEE REQUIRED. Contact ccrtennessee@gmail.com.May 20, 2024, 9:16 am
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4 PUPPIES NEED FOSTER!!

Great Pyrenees Australian Shepherd

Female, Puppy
Franklin, TN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
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Story
  HELP!   Truly 4 puppies that are only 6-8 weeks old and Australian Shepherd/Great Pyrenees mixes… have been given away from their litter And now only 4 remain and Critter Cavalry Rescue needs your help to Grab them and foster.  The hand off puppies at Walmart just end up not being spayed or neutered and leading a questionable life sometimes.    Critter Cavalry Rescue wants to save these 4 puppies and take from the owner NOW…. give them a future that is solid and wonderful.  We need your help!   They weigh about 8 pounds and are precious…. Only 4!   We will supply everything for them and all the vetting and microchip.  Email us ASAP  ccrtennessee@gmail.com   ADOPTION FEE REQUIRED. Contact ccrtennessee@gmail.com.May 20, 2024, 9:16 am

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Felines & Canines Rescue Center - TN

Brentwood, TN 37027

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Sunshine Bridge Animal Rescue

Brentwood, TN 37027

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Lizzie's Pets

Brentwood, TN 37027

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Mooser's Kane-9 Rescue Foundation

Brentwood, TN 37027

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SPCA of Tennessee

P.O. Box 1014, Brentwood, TN 37024

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Animal Relief Fund

Franklin, TN 37067

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Goofy Foot Dog Rescue - Nashville Area

Nashville, TN 37069

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Critter Cavalry Rescue - TN

608 East Castle Ct., Franklin, TN 37069

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All Heart Animal Rescue-Nashville Chapter

Franklin, TN 37069

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Rural Animal Rescue Effort (RARE)

Franklin, TN 37069

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