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Rat Terrier puppies and dogs in Shelbyville, Tennessee

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Bambi

Rat Terrier

Male, Senior
Franklin, TN
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Bambi! Age: 9 Weight: 17lbs Bambi is a well-rounded senior dog who surprisingly has enough energy that he won't sit still for a picture! Even when Bambi is the smallest dog in a pack, he's confident and gently playful. He has lived with dogs of all sizes and shapes, so it seems that nothing fazes him. When he's not playing, Bambi will definitely be plopped right down in your lap for some snuggles and nap time. This boy is a lap dog, for sure. Bambi is also comfortable riding in a car and enjoys the views from the front seat. If a smaller, playful but low-maintenance dog is what you're looking for, look no further!
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Ringo Star+ DD

Rat Terrier Jack Russell Terrier

Male,
Columbia, TN
Size
(when grown) -
Details
-
Story
Ringo Star came with the other three members of his group from a stay in the puppy prison in Kansas City, Hey, hey, hey.We don't know why he was there but it had been too many hard days night and their time was up. Help was on the way.This group had a ticket to ride with a magical mystery tour of transporters who got them to Russell Rescue.Russell Rescue us glad all over that every little thing has been done medically  Let's come together and not let him Ringo down.     Available dogs are met by appointment only and pre-approved adopters ONLY.Our dogs are currently in a foster homes which can answer your questions better than anyone else. We promise our fosters that we will qualify all potential adopters before we ask them to communicate with potential adopters.The application is the first step. Pleae complete the adoption (or foster) application here: https://www.russellrescuetn.com/application-for-adoption/You will be contacted if further information is needed.  We are 100% volunteer powered. Volunteers process the applications and need time above their personal needs and full-time jobs to process the apps.Please have patience. We do not have any paid staff members. Our adoption fee is $300 which includes spay/neuter, DHPP, Bordetella, Rabies, HW check, and microchip. Russell Rescue dogs are fostered in the Middle Tennessee area. We do not ship/transport our dogs, so the approved adopter must be willing to travel to Tennessee. Russell Rescue will try to first place our rescue dogs locally or in surrounding states.Russell Rescue is not open to the public for visiting hours. We do not have a physical location of our own. You can text our team if you need assistance with your app or have questions about your app status: 502-805-7786.Available dogs are met by appointment only and pre-approved adopters ONLY.Our dogs are currently in a foster homes which can answer your questions better than anyone else. We promise our fosters that we will qualify all potential adopters before we ask them to communicate with potential adopters.The application is the first step. Pleae complete the adoption (or foster) application here: https://www.russellrescuetn.com/application-for-adoption/You will be contacted if further information is needed.  We are 100% volunteer powered. Volunteers process the applications and need time above their personal needs and full-time jobs to process the apps.Please have patience. We do not have any paid staff members. Our adoption fee is $300 which includes spay/neuter, DHPP, Bordetella, Rabies, HW check, and microchip. Russell Rescue dogs are fostered in the Middle Tennessee area. We do not ship/transport our dogs, so the approved adopter must be willing to travel to Tennessee. Russell Rescue will try to first place our rescue dogs locally or in surrounding states.Russell Rescue is not open to the public for visiting hours. We do not have a physical location of our own. You can text our team if you need assistance with your app or have questions about your app status: 502-805-7786.February 20, 2024, 4:54 pm
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Archie - DD

Rat Terrier

Female,
Columbia, TN
Size
(when grown) -
Details
-
Story
Meet Archie!This pretty girl is ready to be your Valentine!! She’s about 15 pounds and almost 2 years old terrier mix! She is looking for a foster or adopter so she can get out of boarding and get to live the home life! Apply online or email russellrescuetn@gmail.com if already approvedAvailable dogs are met by appointment only and pre-approved adopters ONLY.Our dogs are currently in a foster homes which can answer your questions better than anyone else. We promise our fosters that we will qualify all potential adopters before we ask them to communicate with potential adopters.The application is the first step. Pleae complete the adoption (or foster) application here: https://www.russellrescuetn.com/application-for-adoption/You will be contacted if further information is needed.  We are 100% volunteer powered. Volunteers process the applications and need time above their personal needs and full-time jobs to process the apps.Please have patience. We do not have any paid staff members. Our adoption fee is $300 which includes spay/neuter, DHPP, Bordetella, Rabies, HW check, and microchip. Russell Rescue dogs are fostered in the Middle Tennessee area. We do not ship/transport our dogs, so the approved adopter must be willing to travel to Tennessee. Russell Rescue will try to first place our rescue dogs locally or in surrounding states.Russell Rescue is not open to the public for visiting hours. We do not have a physical location of our own. You can text our team if you need assistance with your app or have questions about your app status: 502-805-7786.February 20, 2024, 4:54 pm
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Cracker~

Rat Terrier

Male,
Columbia, TN
Size
(when grown) -
Details
-
Story
Cracker is a beautiful Rat Terrier whose dad passed away with no family to co time to care for him.10-12 years oldDog/cat/people friendlyWill be up to date on all vaccs/prevention, microchip NeuterComing on Sat and will need a foster or adopterPlease don’t lets disappoint this guy againRussellrescuetn@gmail.comAvailable dogs are met by appointment only and pre-approved adopters ONLY.Our dogs are currently in a foster homes which can answer your questions better than anyone else. We promise our fosters that we will qualify all potential adopters before we ask them to communicate with potential adopters.The application is the first step. Pleae complete the adoption (or foster) application here: https://www.russellrescuetn.com/application-for-adoption/You will be contacted if further information is needed.  We are 100% volunteer powered. Volunteers process the applications and need time above their personal needs and full-time jobs to process the apps.Please have patience. We do not have any paid staff members. Our adoption fee is $300 which includes spay/neuter, DHPP, Bordetella, Rabies, HW check, and microchip. Russell Rescue dogs are fostered in the Middle Tennessee area. We do not ship/transport our dogs, so the approved adopter must be willing to travel to Tennessee. Russell Rescue will try to first place our rescue dogs locally or in surrounding states.Russell Rescue is not open to the public for visiting hours. We do not have a physical location of our own. You can text our team if you need assistance with your app or have questions about your app status: 502-805-7786.February 20, 2024, 4:54 pm
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Amos~ Herman

Rat Terrier Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)

Male,
Columbia, TN
Size
(when grown) -
Details
-
Story
Sweet and handsome little 3-legged Amos. When he first came to us his leg was severely injured, and in need of amputation. His elbow was shattered by a cruel human  who shot him and he was allowed to suffer for weeks. This made it impossible to save his leg. Poor guy has already adjusted to walking on three legs and does not limit his walking abilities. He is doing well and enjoys playing with his foster siblings. Amos loves to sleep on the couch with the other dogs, and is adjusting to a leash. Loves,  loves and loves food, treats, and toys. Would do great in a home with other dogs. Still a little timid around people, but never growls, bites, or snips. He just needs to feel safe and learn that he can trust people which is to be expected after all he's been through. His current foster Mom states she is able to pick him up and let him be a lap baby. Amos is crate trained, eats in his crate and when he is told to get in the bed, he will get in his crate.  He's around 6 years old and 20 pounds! He will make a great addition to any family!! Amos will require a fenced yard!Available dogs are met by pre-approved adopters ONLY after a match is made. The application is the first step. Please complete the adoption (or foster) application here: https://www.russellrescuetn.com/application-for-adoption/We do not have any paid staff members. We are 100% volunteer powered. Thx for your patience.If you’d like to help offset the costs of our precious dogs care: Donations can be made via PayPal russellrescuetn@gmail.com or Venmo @russellrescuetn (Russell Rescue Inc, Columbia, TN; Mary Ruth Rogers, last 4 of phone 5889)Find all of our links here: https://linktr.ee/russellrescuetnFebruary 20, 2024, 4:54 pm
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Spotz ~

Rat Terrier Jack Russell Terrier

Male,
Columbia, TN
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
-
Story
Sweet senior Spotz!! This guy has been in Foster for a very long time and I just don’t know why he keeps getting looked over!!I am a good listener. I love to sleep in; love on my foster parents, and play with my foster sister and brother. All I want is my fureverHe has so much love to give. He is so well behaved; he's going to be a great companion. He'll be the perfect pup for any family looking for a low maintenance pup. Fully house trained. He may be 10 years old, but this boy has so much life in him. Gets super excited for treats and will sit for you!Apply online or email russellrescuetn@gmail.com to make his wish come true! Whoever adopts this sweet soul is going to be so blessed!Dear Santa - Spotz here. I've been the bestest boy; I'm a good listener. I love to sleep in; love on my foster parents, and play with my foster sister and brother. All I want for Christmas is my furever family. This sweet boy is still available. He has so much love to give. He is so well behaved; he's going to be a great companion. He'll be the perfect pup for any family looking for a low maintenance pup. Fully house trained. He may be 10 years old, but this boy has so much life in him. Gets super excited for treats and will sit for you!Apply online or email russellrescuetn@gmail.com to make his Christmas wish come true!Hi all - Spotz checking in! This boy has been doing amazing. He is a lover. Will make the perfect companion for anyone. He gets along well with other dogs - except puppies, too much energy for him. Does well with kids too. He loves to be around you, will sit patiently. He loves to chew his bones and enjoys a good chew toy too! When its time for bed, he will happily go to his crate and sleep through the night.Hi all - time to talk about this amazing pup; this is Spotz. He has three big spots on his back . Spotz brings the best of both worlds, he can be the best couch potato and so mellow, and he can be active when you need him to. Loves his walks, he does great. Enjoys playing with my other dogs but is happy to just chill on his own. He enjoys looking out the window and does well in the crate. Enjoys a good chew toy. He will come and let you love on him but doesn't feel like he needs to be on your lap all the time. Consider yourself lucky if he kisses you (), he reserves that for special people. My kids have gotten kisses, I'm still waiting for mine. He is house trained and knows his basic commands. Perfect companion right here!!!Available dogs are met by appointment only and pre-approved adopters ONLY.Our dogs are currently in a foster homes which can answer your questions better than anyone else. We promise our fosters that we will qualify all potential adopters before we ask them to communicate with potential adopters.The application is the first step. Pleae complete the adoption (or foster) application here: https://www.russellrescuetn.com/application-for-adoption/We are 100% volunteer powered. Volunteers process the applications and need time above their personal needs and full-time jobs to process the apps.Please have patience. We do not have any paid staff members. Our adoption fee is $300 which includes spay/neuter, DHPP, Bordetella, Rabies, HW check, and microchip. Russell Rescue dogs are fostered in the Middle Tennessee area. We do not ship/transport our dogs, so the approved adopter must be willing to travel to Tennessee. Russell Rescue will try to first place our rescue dogs locally or in surrounding states.Russell Rescue is not open to the public for visiting hours. We do not have a physical location of our own. You can text our team if you need assistance with your app or have questions about your app status: 502-805-7786.February 20, 2024, 4:54 pm

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Columbia, TN 38401

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Columbia, TN 38401

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