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We'll also keep you updated on Calamity Jane's adoption status with email updates.
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Calamity Jane

Plott Hound Retriever (Unknown Type)

Female, 1 yr
Knoxville, TN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
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Meet Calamity Jane, the heart-stealer of the Spring 2024 HALTdogs pack. While our other pups have been receiving plenty of attention easily finding their forever homes, Jane is still waiting for her perfect match. But we're confident that somewhere out there, the ideal family for her is just waiting to be found! Jane is a spirited 1-year-old hound mix, bursting with affection and an endless desire to play. She's mastered all the basics—sitting, lying down, staying put, and walking politely on a leash. Plus, she's proven herself to be a true socialite, charming everyone she meets with her impeccable manners, even during outings to the store. What Jane dreams of is an active family who can keep up with her boundless energy, maybe even with some furry pals for her to romp around with. She thrives on treats and, most importantly, love—a lot of it! If you think you could be Jane's forever home, we'd love to hear from you. You can start the process by filling out the application on our website, sending us a message, or visiting haltdogs.org for more information. And don't worry—there's no application fee, and all our dogs, including Jane, are up to date on their vaccines and vet care. So come on, don't let Jane's charm go to waste! Arrange a meet-and-greet to witness her agility skills firsthand and see if she's the missing piece to complete your family. Together, let's find Calamity Jane the loving home she truly deserves. 🐾❤️
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Olenna

Corgi

Female, Adult
Knoxville, TN
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
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Adoption Area: East Tennessee Olenna needs: -Active adult home or one with children over 5 -Fenced yard -To be an only dog Adorable 2-year-old, female, 9-pound possible Corgi mix looking for an adventurous family to call her own. Meet Olenna!! Olenna found herself at an area shelter and she is a beautiful little girl! Olenna will require a couple of weeks to get used to her new home and new people. She is a bit slow to warm up when making new friends. Olenna loves children and will do well with ones 5 years of age or older. Olenna will not always potty when she goes outside, but is pretty good at using pee pads in the house. There may still be some accidents as occasionally she misses her pad. Having access to a fenced yard will help. She is young and smart, and is learning lots of new things! Since coming to rescue Olenna did have two seizures and has been put on an anti-seizure medication administered in a pill pocket twice a day. It has controlled the seizures. She will require follow up bloodwork to make sure she remains on the proper dosage of medication. This diagnosis has not slowed down her activities nor zest for life!! Olenna will need a fenced yard to help her settle in easier. Olenna has a cataract in one of her eyes and does not have vision in that eye but the other eye is healthy and she is able to see just fine. Olenna sleeps on a bed in a the bedroom with her foster family but might enjoy sleeping in bed with her person also! She rides well in a car, but does need to be crated or buckled in so she doesn’t try to wander around. After a few minutes, she settles down and snoozes. She is current on her flea/heartworm preventatives, spayed, and microchipped. If you think you would like to meet this sweet girl, please fill out an application and let’s talk. Her adoption fee is $175.
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Nubbins

Chihuahua

Male, Adult
Knoxville, TN
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
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Adoption Area: East Tennessee Nubbins needs: -Adult home or one with children at least 8 years old -Someone home part of the day because I love to be with my humans and so that I can go out every few hours to potty -Would not mind having a calm dog friend or can be an only dog Hi everyone, my name is Nubbins. I’m a sweet 7-year-old, 12-pound male White/Tan Chihuahua mix. I came into rescue when my human was unable to care for me any longer. I am such a handsome, sweet boy, and have learned so much since coming into my foster home. I have learned how to sit on command and can even sit pretty, which is actually quite adorable! I have learned the command down and stay and I’m working on crawl and that is pretty cute too! So as you can see, I’m super smart and can probably learn a lot of new tricks with my forever family and it helps that I am very food motivated. I also do amazingly awesome with my house training and have no accidents in my foster home. I might need a short period of adjustment with my new family, but I have got this down and will even tell you when I need to go. My foster mom greatly appreciates this! Also, if you like a little sidekick, I am a good traveler and love to be strapped into my doggy car seat and watch the world go by. So if you’re looking for a travel buddy, I might just be your guy! My foster mom says that one of my absolute favorite things to do (other than snuggling) is to play fetch! So she really hopes that someone will adopt me who loves playing fetch as much as I do! If it is a squeaky toy that is all the better! When my foster mom has to run errands without me, she just puts me in a gated area and I am a very good boy until she returns and then will do my business outside. At night time I will beat her to bed by running in to my crate and snuggling down for the night. Am I pretty awesome or what? My foster mom has babysat a couple other foster dogs and as long as they aren’t in my face too much or too wild and crazy I have done just fine with them. I have enjoyed lying in the sun with my new friend or going for walks. So I could have another dog in my home as long as they are not too rambunctious. I had some red itchy skin and hair loss when I came to SBRET but that has been treated. I still get a little itchy occasionally and have gotten a Cytapoint injection and medicated baths to help with that and we have now put me on a dog food that is fish based to see if that might also help. But overall, my skin and coat are looking wonderful. For the most part I’m just your average happy little Chihuahua without the yappy bark - I hang out on the couch when you're busy unless you're in the kitchen then I’m right there where the food is. I’m neutered, microchipped, also up to date on my vaccines, flea and heartworm preventions and had a dental. My adoption fee is $175. If you're looking for a great little companion like me, contact my friends at SBRET.COM, get your application approved, and we can start spending a lot of beautiful sunny days together real soon. Hugs, Nubbins
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Feather

Dachshund Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier

Female, Adult
Knoxville, TN
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
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Adoption Area: East Tennessee Feather needs: -An adult home or one with children over the age of 10 -A special diet to manage her stage one kidney disease -Someone home part of the day to reinforce potty training. Feather requires frequent trips outside. Get along little doggie. Yes, you should get me, I’m a long, little doggie! And I’m just a chubby little bundle of joy. Foster mom calls me Feather and I am a 6 to 8 year-old, female, 12-pound Dachshund/Yorkie mix. When I first came to Small Breed Rescue, I was heartworm positive and had to go through the treatment for that, which meant extended weeks of bed rest. That long period of very little excitement or exercise suited me just fine. I just laid around watching my soaps and eating bon-bons (not really, I might have had a few small treats). Anyway, I went from being a scrawny, practically hairless mess to the pleasantly plump beauty I am now. I have a very calm and sweet disposition and I get along well with everyone I meet: humans and canines. I’m not big on the great outdoors, though I do enjoy rolling in a sunny patch of grass on occasion. I’m not a great leash walker, but if that is important to you, we could work on that together. I can sleep quietly in a crate, or I can happily sleep in a great big people bed…I will roll with the flow. My accommodating nature is one of my best qualities. I do have stage one kidney disease which is currently managed by being on a special medicinal chow that costs about $65 for a bag. But since I only eat about a ½ a cup a day, that bag lasts me well over a month. Your vet will want to keep an eye on that! I also need someone to take me outside every few hours as I just can’t hold it very long. I will try to go on a piddle pad if I must, but I have to warn you, my aim is not the best. Foster mom puts two pads side by side and that usually does the trick. I have been spayed, I am up to date on my flea, tick, and heartworm prevention, and other than the kidney disease, I have no other medical conditions that I know of. I’m ready for my forever home, are you ready to get along little doggie?? My adoption fee is $175.
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ALASKA

Greyhound

Female, 3 yrs 2 mos
Knoxville, TN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
The x-racing Greyhounds are being fostered in our private homes. We teach them about living as a family member with lots of love and a few rules. Check out our website, www.greyhoundretirement.org to obtain additional information.
We'll also keep you updated on DARBY's adoption status with email updates.
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DARBY

Greyhound

Male, 4 yrs 4 mos
Knoxville, TN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
The x-racing Greyhounds are being fostered in our private homes. We teach them about living as a family member with lots of love and a few rules. Check out our website, www.greyhoundrescue.org to obtain additional information.

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Dames for Danes Great Dane Rescue

PO Box 4922, Oak Ridge, TN 37831

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Krazy for K9’s Rescue

203 Wadsworth Place, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

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Oak Ridge Animal Shelter

395 Belgrade Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

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Shelter Animals Rescue Group (SARG)

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

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HALT: Humans & Animals Learning Together

Knoxville, TN 37932

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Tennessee Animal Rescue & Shelter - KNOXVILLE Chapter

2748 Lawrenceburg Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37932

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Small Breed Rescue of East TN

P.O. Box 22482, Knoxville, TN 37933

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Southern ROOTS Rescue Inc. - Knoxville Chapter

P.O. Box 24206, Knoxville, TN 37933

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