Other Small Breeds

Available for Adoptions


Bugsy
Terrier X
Male/neutered/shots current
4 years old
12 lbs

I am about 4 years young and a terrier mix.  I have been all updated with my shots and got a clean bill of health from the vet.  I am really good at riding in the car, walking on the leash, and even go outside to do my business.  Its really busy at my foster momís so I get to go outside on a regular basis and if she misses my turn I will whine a bit and let her knowÖ.I need to go!!

I am really really shy at first, but once I get to know you, I warm up and am a real snuggle bug.  I like to follow my human around the house and see what they are up to.  I really am not sure about toys, but I love back and belly rubs.  I do know a few tricks tooÖI LOVE to dance.  Once I get to know you, I will put my paws up on you and just want some of your love and attentionÖ.remember just go slow.  My foster mom thinks I'm a really sweet loving lil boy.  I also know a few commands, such as come, down, etc. 

My foster mom lets me have full run of the house when she has to leave, but if I must be confined I am not fond of a crate at all, but I am really good if you put me in a bathroom with some food, water, and a pee pad and dog bed, I wonít destroy the room at all, just patiently wait for my human to come home.  So far my foster mom hasnít heard me bark unless I want to play.  I love to be able to run and do come when called, but remember I really need a safe, secure fenced yard. 

I am good with other dogs, my foster momís are really nice to me and even let me snuggle up with them!  I love that.  Now cats, well thatís a no noÖ.I really want to chase them so thatís probably not a good idea, but another small dog would be ok, as long as I get the love and attention I need. 

 

Fostered in Lacey, WA email Furbaby Rescue for application.

 

 

 


(Adopted Feb.7/2016)
Jojo
Standard Pomeranian
Male/neutered/shots current
8 years old
14 lbs

If you are looking for devotion from a four legged furry wonder, you just found it. 

Gorgeous/stunning/smart/alert/happy are just a few of the adjectives to describe this beautiful boy.  He loves life, toys, can jump/leap and bound right into your heart.


JoJo was adopted by a wonderful lady when he was a year old.  He was adopted by his mom when she was diagnosed with breast cancer and she knew she needed a distraction, a reason to fight and win. JoJo was what she choose and together, they won the battle. Life was good until just a couple of months ago when his mom had a major stroke and had no choice but to enter assisted living. JoJo tried living there with her but the mom did not have the ability to remember to take care of his needs. Because he was so loved, the difficult decision was made to find JoJo a new home. So now we are on the search for the PERFECT home for a PERFECT dog. JoJo acts like a puppy, he is so joyous.  He had always lived in an apartment, but in his foster home he has a fenced yard, and he loves, loves, loves it! He runs like a pony with abandonment.  He will be an awesome pet for someone.
 

 

Fostered in Blaine, WA email Furbaby Rescue for application.

 



Callie
West Highland Terrier
Female/spayed/shots current
8 years old
23 lbs

Callie is an 8 y/o spayed Westie.  She's bright as a button with those black eyes and doesn't want to miss anything.  She tends to be a little bossy with the other dogs here and hasn't previously lived with another dog, but they seem to ignore her nosiness unless she really annoys them.  Then it's a brief growl-fest and it's over.  She's a typical Westie - very social ...wants to be where the action is and that's with the whole family!

She's up-to-date on vaccinations, microchipped and at 23 lbs, is a wee bit on the chubby side.  But a diet is getting her back to a nice shape and weight.  She has had some minimal bladder leakage that may be due to spaying or her age. She is responding nicely to Proin twice a day and she comes with a good supply.  

Callie was owned by an older woman with some memory problems whose family had to move her to Assisted Living.  She'll probably do best with older owners rather than a younger family with children.  

As with most all the Westies, she needs to be on a grain-free diet.  No cats and no young children.  Also after being in foster care, she is best suited to be the only dog. 


Fostered in Olympia, WA email Furbaby Rescue for application.


 

 



Darby
Papillion/Pomeranian
Male/neutered/shots current
2 years old
9 lbs

Dear darling Darby had a rough start in life but his fortune became much brighter once he made his way into rescue!  He and several other dogs had been living out in a filthy shed and the man in charge of their care was negligent and abusive to them in so many ways.  Along with being dangerously under weight, it was found his blood work was not spot on before we performed his neuter.  Upon these findings we did all of the diagnostics/tests necessary and treated him for an infection until his values returned to normal.  Darby has gained the weight were he should be and is now healthy are ready to go out into his new home.  He is a very shy guy and would benefit from having another dog of similar size in his new life to help him continue to build self confidence.  Taking him to class for socializing and exposure may also be helpful to help him in his new life.  He does prefer his foster mom and bonded very quickly to her and he will need a little more time and patience to help him learn to trust men again.  That will come with positive experiences we would hope.  It was not his fault what happened to him.

 Everyone that has met Darby comments on how super sweet he is considering his past background.  He's just still a bit unsure of himself.  Currently he is learning to walk on a leash so a fenced yard would be best for him at this time.  His beautiful spirit becomes quite evident as he zooms around the yard at warp speed and his old life for the moment is forgotten. This is his new world!!!  He is truly enjoying his new freedom and fortunate jail break from that horrible prison he was living in.  We are so proud of the progress he has made during his stay in foster care.

Darby is a love and just needs to learn to trust again and learn about the world around him.  He gets along great with dogs similar in size as well.  Once he bonds with his new owner he will be a snuggle bug for life!  Need a lap ornament?  This just might be your little man if you are willing to have a little patience with him while he learns the world is a much better place than where he was!   

 

Fostered in Sedro Woolley, WA email Sandra for application

 

 


Twinkie
Chihuahua
Female/spayed/shots current
10 years old

Hellooooooo out there!!!! Is anyone reading the write ups?  Yes??? Oh good, so I can share that Iím looking for a wonderful new life with a very special person or two and youíll take time to see if youíre interested in me? 

Letís see how many questions you can answer ďyesĒ to and weíll go from there? 

Do you understand how it is to love food so much that you have to really exercise will power to maintain good health? Can you help me do that? 

Do you happen to go for walks and would you be willing to take me and let me explore and sniff around? Iíd do the same for you, not that youíd want to sniff around. *wink*

Would you like to see me ďdanceĒ for cookies? Yes? Oh, I forgot, food control. Well, we can handle that, right?

Do you have a cat in residence? Hmmmmm - Iíve tried to play with cats but most of them just run and then I can eat their food. How is it I keep returning to the subject of food? *burp*

Would you like me to bark just enough to alert you to prowlers or strangers and then I will be quiet? Done deal!

Do you happen to have an RV so we could go south for the winter or at least do some traveling together? I can already see myself looking out the windows as we travel along.  But if you donít have an RV, car rides would be just fine. 

So much for the questions. Now the facts, plain and simple. I like belly rubs, raw bones and raw vegetables. Bet you never thought youíd hear that from a dog! I like sleeping on the bed with my human. While Iíve gotten along with the foster dogs that come and go in this foster house, Iím really saying my doggy prayers that I might be able to be an only dog for the rest of my life. Probably my only negative is I get nervous when people reach for my head. Itís a thing in my past but at the same time most dog trainers teach humans that thereís a better way to reach for a dog to pet them than going straight for the head so I think Iím normal. Yup, Iím more normal than most dogs. One last thing, My foster mom has worked hard to find the perfect diet for me to protect me from bladder stones. That is so awesome of her because I feel GREAT! Iím good to go for another decade. Care to join me? 

Fostered in Bellingham, WA email Sandra for application

 Here in this House....
*
I will never know the loneliness I hear in the barks of the other dogs 'out
there'.
I can sleep soundly, assured that when I wake my world will not have changed.

I will never know hunger, or the fear of not knowing if I'll eat.

I will not shiver in the cold, or grow weary from the heat.

I will feel the sun's heat, and the rain's coolness,

and be allowed to smell all that can reach my nose.

My fur will shine, and never be dirty or matted.

Here in this house...

There will be an effort to communicate with me on my level.

I will be talked to and, even if I don't understand,

I can enjoy the warmth of the words.

I will be given a name so that I may know who I am among many.

My name will be used in joy, and I will love the sound of it!

Here in this house...

I will never be a substitute for anything I am not.

I will never be used to improve peoples' images of themselves.

I will be loved because I am who I am, not someone's idea of who I should
be.

I will never suffer for someone's anger, impatience, or stupidity.

I will be taught all the things I need to know to be loved by all.

If I do not learn my lessons well, they will look to my teacher for blame.

Here in this house...

I can trust arms that hold, hands that touch...

knowing that, no matter what they do, they do it for the good of me;

If I am ill, I will be doctored.

If scared, I will be calmed.

If sad, I will be cheered.

No matter what I look like, I will be considered beautiful and thought to be
of value.

I will never be cast out because I am too old, too ill, too unruly, or not
cute enough.

My life is a responsibility, and not an afterthought.

I will learn that humans can almost, sometimes, be as kind and as fair as
dogs.
*

Here in this house...

I will belong.*

* I will be home. *

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