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Animal ID: 25612Mingo (male)

Jack Russell Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    In need of a good home someone patient and good with animals has a temper

     Animal Location:

Mercer County Animal Shelter
Mercer County Princeton, WV 24740 MAP IT!


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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-13-00153Lucky Doo (male)

Jack Russell Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Needs Vaccinations 

    Adoption fee is my way of determining if adopter is dedicated to adoption and not a person trying out dog ownership. Will negotiate depending on distance. If adopted would like updates from time to time. Lucky received his name for being lucky that he was rescued from a unwanted home and being dumped on a major roadway. Also, it was lucky that I was the one who received him because I had just gone through a serial assault and this tiny puppy gave me the ability to sleep and feel safe in my own skin. Lucky Doors is an exceptionally smart dog he has always went outside to use the restroom, learned other commands within days like sit, stay, ... (Read More)and lay using hand motions. At 7 1/2 year old he still gets puppy playful and will play ball (as long as they are green), actually giving it back without chase. But, will also lay on his bed as older dogs do when told. He loves all animals, including cats. If he knows that the other animals is ours, or accepted as a friendly he instantly has a friend. For lack of a better word he tolerates children, he instinctively knows easy for young children, and play for older ones. We taught him to not rough house so a child can pull tails, try to ride him, or grab his tongue and Lucky will not bite or be rough back. The only time he has growled or barred teeth at my 3yr old is when James stepped on his paw and broke a nail. Of which I'm sure we can all agree we would have done the same when inflicted with pain. Lucky Doors loves his people and all the people he meets. He somehow know property boundaries, loves to explore his space, run, more space is better for this lovable guy. Luckyso only downside is that if he thinks you have been gone too long he will flip his food bowl and hide the food. He has also on those times found a piece of mail or paper to shredHe has on occasion shown his Jack Russell side with amazing escapes of leaping a fence, or finding the smallest whole to squeeze thru. He also likes a variety in food, so once every so many months he will decide he no longer like the food and we have to switch flavors or brands being used. Season changes come with a slight skin irritation that cortisone spray or benadryl clears right up. He is my dog and he is very wanted but circumstances of black mold and other problems in my home have caused a need to move and we haven't been able to find a friend or family to keep him until we can find a home for our family. This is leaving Lucky staying an unsafe health wise home by himself and essentially homeless. We love our Lucky Doors but he deserves better than the situation we are in. I'd love to find temporary housing until we are settled but I don't know how long that could be. So a fur-ever home is great with the right family, or person. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

Jackson County Evans, WV MAP IT!

Brandace Drennen 3048120957

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Jack Russell in West Virginia
    Jack Russell Dogs can make good pets in West Virginia if they match your IifestyIe. The Jack Russell Terrier is a witty, highly intelligent and trainable working dog. Jack Russells are cheeky, entertaining pets. Jack Russells do well with considerate children but do not like to be teased. Jack Russells need a dominant owner experienced in firm obedience training. The Jack Russell Terrier has strong hunting instincts and should not be trusted with small animals. This scrappy Terrier may fight with dogs with which he is not socialized from an early age. Jack Russells can live in an apartment but need plenty of exercise and do best with a yard. Jack Russells can climb and dig under fences, and need to be kept on a leash when walking.

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lnteresting Jack Russell Trivia Low-Cost West Virginia Spay & Neuter Clinics
    The dog Eddie on the T.V. show Frasier is a Jack Russell Terrier. A Jack Russell Terrier saved five New Zealand children from being attacked by two pit bulls in 2007. Jack Russell Terriers are descended from fox terriers bred by Rev. John Russell in England in the early 1800s. Rev. Russell's Terrier, Trump, was depicted in a painting commissioned by Edward VII, Prince of Wales, who was a friend of the parson. Jack Russell Terriers are considered by some to be the most intelligent dog breed.

Related pages:

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West Virginia Animal Rescue
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Monroe County - Union 24983
Monroe County Animal League 304-772-4445

Jackson County - Cottageville 25239
Jackson County Animal Shelter 304-372-6064

Morgan County - Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
Humane Society of Morgan County 304-258-5592

Jefferson County - Charles Town, West Virginia 25414
Briggs Animal Adoption Center 304-728-8330

Cabell County - Barboursville 25504
Help For Animals 800-953-7297

Cabell County - Huntington, WV 25705
Tri-State Animal Clinic of Huntington 304-525-VETS

Harrison County - Shinnston 26431
Humane Society of Harrison County 304-592-1600

Hampshire County - Augusta 26704
Humane Society of Hampshire County 304-496-8855

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