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Puppies and dogs in Dayton, Tennessee

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Onyx

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Adult
Pikeville, TN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Onyx will heel on walks, heel, and sit when a car approaches. Onyx will stay and does not pull on a leash. Onyx needs consistent reminder training on these key obedient issues. Onyx loves her 3-4 walks a day about 20-30 minutes. Onyx likes to chase squirrels, deer, mice, and yes, a skunk....once! Onyx needs her exercise so a half-mile running alongside a bike is great. She loves attention, petting, scratching, and playing with a ball. Onyx loves the water. She loves to roll in the grass or dirt to itch her back so baths are necessary. She does well going to the groomer and the vet. She has play days at a local kennel to associate with other dogs. When meeting other dogs Onyx wants to show she is the dominant dog. After the first initial growling session, the two dogs will start playing. Onyx has dogs in the neighborhood that she plays with. Smaller dogs and cats are not advised. Onyx loves to be close to her humans. She only barks to alert that something is wrong
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Indy

Mutt Labrador Retriever

Female, Puppy
Georgetown, TN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs experienced adopter,
Story
Pet is very friendly, playful. Loves playing with dog toys, eats well. Was found by previous owner, but when we acquired realized we were allergic to her. She needs a good home where she can be loved. Likes a lot of attention. She is all black with a white stripe down her chest. She looks less or close to a year old. She is mixed, but hard for me to determine breed she is.
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Rin

Labrador Retriever Carolina Dog

Female, Adult
Spring City, TN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Rin wandered into our yard six years ago. She was about 6 months old. We have cared for her for 6 years and she is up to date with shots, etc. and is in excellent condition. She is an extremely happy and playful dog. She loves to play fetch and to go for walks. She has been trained and heels well. She loves company. She gets along well with most other dogs. Many neighborhood dogs stop in our yard and play with her. She used to like cats until one scratched her nose and now she dislikes cats. We have an invisible fence that she has learned to stay inside of and she sleeps in the garage. We have left her for three weeks at a time when we are out of town; the next door neighbor feeds her and checks on her; other neighbors stop by and throw the ball for her; the invisible fence contains her; but we are traveling more now and do not want to leave her home alone for extended periods. For a new home, we would like someone who will be home nights with her.
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TN/Penny

Brittany Hound (Unknown Type)

Female, Young
Soddy Daisy, TN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Penny is a 19 month old Brittany/Hound mix. She is UTD on vaccines, microchipped, Heartworm negative and on preventative.  She minds her foster mom really well and has great recall. Penny knows the command sit and is working on stay. She is not very vocal and does not bark much. She loves running in the yard and is good with other dogs. Penny loves her toys and she also loves treats. Penny is a very healthy girl. Penny's foster mom says she is not destructive and loves to lounge in her dog bed. Because she gets overly excited, Penny jumps on people, but her foster mom is working with her.  Because of her jumping, Penny will not be a good fit for a home with small children.  Penny is being fostered in Tennessee. Her adoption fee is $325.00 and can be transported up to 1400 miles via our Canine Railroad with the adopter taking the last leg, usually less than 100 miles.  Applications for Penny can be found on www.nbran.org.  For more information, email dltuthill@epbfi.com or ztasuzanne@gmail.com.  May 18, 2024, 7:08 pm
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TX/Wesley

Brittany Border Collie

Male, Young
Soddy Daisy, TN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
If you are looking for the most wonderful boy in the world, look no farther.  My name is Wesley and I am one very happy handsome boy.  I am  a Brittany/Collie mix, 15 mths old and almost 50  lbs of fun-loving puppy.  I am  utd on my vaccines, hw/tick neg and on hw/flea prevention.  I am neutered, crate trained,  microchipped, and housebroken.  My wish list is a nice big physical fenced in yard with another 4-legged playmate to run and tussle with.   To have a loving family that will throw my ball and play with me and spoil me.  I may be a big boy, but I do want to be in your lap or beside you watching tv.  I love balls,  treats, toys, bones and all kinds of fun things.  If I sound like the boy for you, please fill out that adoption application, so I can find my forever home.  The adoption fee for TX/Wesley, who lives in Sanger, TX  is $325,  which helps to offset our vetting and allows NBRAN to rescue more of these wonderful family members.  If you are interested in making TX/Wesley part of your family, please complete the on-line application by visiting www.nbran.org .  Contact the South Central Region Coordinators Chris Wagoner at cwnbran@gmail.com  , Melinde Waddle at macgammy@gmail.com and/or Nancy Walker at nwalker@capecod.net  and then let your state coordinator know so we can get the ball rolling.  A phone interview, home visit and vet check will be required as part of the approval process by your state coordinator, before talking to the foster of Wesley. Transportation can be arranged up 1400 miles with the adopter being responsible for at least the last 100 miles.May 18, 2024, 7:08 pm
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OK/Hunter Lee

Brittany

Male, Adult
Soddy Daisy, TN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hello!  Allow me to introduce myself, Hunter Lee here.  I don’t like to brag but I am 3 ½ yrs old and 38 lbs of solid handsome liver/white Brittany.  My name might mean I am a hunter, but I know for sure that I can spot those sneaky birds and squirrels and keep them in line.  Because of them I need a 6 foot privacy fence.   I am a healthy boy who is neutered, housebroken, and am utd on vaccines, plus I am HW and tick negative and on prevention. I know my forever home is out there waiting for me and that I will be loved, cuddled, and spoiled rotten! I get along with dogs, kids, and love everyone. I want to be super close to my human(s), ‘cause I need to make sure you know how much I love you! The adoption fee for OK/Hunter Lee, who lives in Tulsa, OK  is $400,  which helps to offset our vetting and allows NBRAN to rescue more of these wonderful family members.  If you are interested in making OK/Hunter Lee part of your family, please complete the on-line application by visiting www.nbran.org .  Contact the South Central Region Coordinators Chris Wagoner at cwnbran@gmail.com  , Melinde Waddle at macgammy@gmail.com and/or Nancy Walker at nwalker@capecod.net  and then let your state coordinator know so we can get the ball rolling.  A phone interview, home visit and vet check will be required as part of the approval process by your state coordinator, before talking to the foster of Hunter Lee. Transportation can be arranged up 1400 miles with the adopter being responsible for at least the last 100 miles.May 18, 2024, 7:08 pm

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SOS Beagle Rescue Inc.

2905 Walkertown Rd., Dayton, TN 37321

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Graysville Animal Shelter

151 Mill Street, Graysville, TN 37338

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The Vandemark Rescue TN

Decatur, TN 37322

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SAVE MY TAIL ANIMAL RESCUE, INC

8491 Back Valley Road, Evensville, TN 37332

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Australian Shepherds Furever - Birchwood, TN Chapter

PO Box 1676, Birchwood, TN 37308

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Second Chance Pet Group

P O Box 894, Pikeville, TN 37367

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Ruthies Boxer Rescue

Georgetown, TN 37336

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Cold Nose Coalition

PO Box 421, Spring City, TN 37381

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Sleddog Rescue

30748 Rhea Co Hwy, Spring City, TN 37381

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