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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-25-00633Krucker (male)

Boxer Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Krucker is a 1yr old Boxer mix who is brand new to rescue and is still under evaluation. What we do know so far is that he loves people, loves to cuddle and be in your lap, and enjoys accompanying you wherever you go. He's good in the car, potty trained, and listens well to commands. Temperament with other animals is not yet known. $250 adoption fee

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

No Place Like Home Pet Rescue
Dakota County West St. Paul, MN 55118 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-24-00450Charlie (male)

Chihuahua    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Low Energy, Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Seizures 

    [Read About Natural Seizure Care] Charlie is a rescue. He is history is unknown before January of this year. He is a very calm, sweet, good-natured, loving and obedient. He has been diagnosed with epilepsy and us being treated with mmedication 1/2 tablet twice per day. Vetsays medication is very inexpensive - most likely less than $15/month. Normally Chihuahuas can be Barker's but not Charlie - I have only heard him bark a handful of times. He has never had a toilet accident in the house and has never chewed on shoes or furniture. He is a very sweet little boy. He would be an excellent pet companion.

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Douglas County Lowry, MN MAP IT!

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June Tvrdik 3202836000

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-17-00022Baby (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

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

    Baby came to us neglected and in need of immediate vet care for a skin, eye, and ear infection that had become painful and uncomfortable for her. Her est. age is 1.5yrs old. She is a dog who seems to understand that she's been rescued and shows her gratitude. During her first vet visit we had lazer therapy done around her ears in the hopes of providing immediate pain relief. Right there on the exam room floor she laid down and slept so peacefully she was snoring. A peaceful, safe, sleep that she likely hadn't experienced in a long time. Baby has been healing well, is friendly with other dogs and older kids, small children unknown, completely ... (Read More)ignores cats, and is potty trained. She is crate trained but vocal at first, the only time she's ever vocal, settling down after some time. She takes comfort in the presence of the people she's met in rescue always wanting to be right by someone's side. Her ideal home, although not a requirement, would be one with another friendly dog close to or near her size that she can play with or with someone who is home most of the day and/or that enjoys having her company while out and about. Baby deserves stability and a safe place to call her own and is in need of a forever home. Please contact us if you would like to meet her!! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

No Place Like Home Pet Rescue
Dakota County West St. Paul, MN 55118 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-16-00250Dudley (male)

Bloodhound    Age: Young Adult

Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Dudley male pure breed bloodhound , pretty easy going if he did not have another dog with him I think he would lay around all day . I have to travel for work now , so I have no way to take care of him . I have two list would like them to go together if possible the other one is Millie . He was born 05/01/12

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Otter Tail County Battle Lake, MN MAP IT!

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Craig Horlocker 218-495-2199

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-16-00245Millie (female)

Bloodhound    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Female full blood bloodhound good hound I have to travel for work now and no way to care for her . She does have dry eyes I give her eye drop once a day and that does it . She was born 03/01/2010

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Otter Tail County Battle Lake, MN MAP IT!

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Craig Horlocker 218-495-2199

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-13-00358Sam (male)

Australian Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    ****The website is updated several times daily. Please do not email to ask if there are still dogs/puppies available.**** PLEASE READ CAREFULLY! YOU WILL FIND THE ANSWER TO ALL BASIC QUESTIONS BELOW. Please read carefully Before emailing. *Sam and Martin are 9-10 week old Aussie mix puppies. Their mother was a 35 pound red-tri Aussie. Because these pups came in with an unknown father, we have no way to know their exact heritage. These pups have natural tails. They all currently weigh around 8 pounds. *The boys are sweet, happy pups. They enjoy playing together and with other dog friends. They have lived with cats who ignored ... (Read More)them! This is a good age to introduce them to a feline friend. These boys are only 8 weeks old, and are not house trained. *Each pup is spayed or neutered and current on their vet cares. *We do not hold or reserve dogs. We do not ship or fly. Prospective families must come to NORTHFIELD MN to meet. We do not hold adoption events or meet in the Twin Cities* *Emails are answered in the order they are received. We are receiving a large number of emails, so answering promptly is our goal. If you are interested in adoption, your prompt responses are the best way to get through the adoption screening* *Paws First does not accept checks or credit cards. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO DENY ADOPTIONS AT ANY POINT IN THE ADOPTION SCREENING PROCESS.* If you have read this far, you are ready to start the adoption process! Please email for the next step, which is a short email interview to get started. (Less)

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Paws First Rescue
Rice County St Paul, MN MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-13-00356Martin (male)

Australian Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    ****The website is updated several times daily. Please do not email to ask if there are still dogs/puppies available.**** PLEASE READ CAREFULLY! YOU WILL FIND THE ANSWER TO ALL BASIC QUESTIONS BELOW. Please read carefully Before emailing. *Sam and Martin are 9-10 week old Aussie mix puppies. Their mother was a 35 pound red-tri Aussie. Because these pups came in with an unknown father, we have no way to know their exact heritage. These pups have natural tails. They all currently weigh around 8 pounds. *The boys are sweet, happy pups. They enjoy playing together and with other dog friends. They have lived with cats who ignored ... (Read More)them! This is a good age to introduce them to a feline friend. These boys are only 8 weeks old, and are not house trained. *Each pup is spayed or neutered and current on their vet cares. *We do not hold or reserve dogs. We do not ship or fly. Prospective families must come to NORTHFIELD MN to meet. We do not hold adoption events or meet in the Twin Cities* *Emails are answered in the order they are received. We are receiving a large number of emails, so answering promptly is our goal. If you are interested in adoption, your prompt responses are the best way to get through the adoption screening* *Paws First does not accept checks or credit cards. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO DENY ADOPTIONS AT ANY POINT IN THE ADOPTION SCREENING PROCESS.* If you have read this far, you are ready to start the adoption process! Please email for the next step, which is a short email interview to get started. (Less)

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Paws First Rescue
Rice County St Paul, MN MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-12-00588Copper (male)

Brittany    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Not Good with Cats 
Personality: Very High Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Great family pet! We have a childcare and he loves kids. Cats not so much...his hunt drive is very high. He has not been trained to hunt birds, but was worked with when young on chuckers. He wants to work. We give him plenty of love, but not enough of the work. He can clear our fence. 5' is no problem to jump. We live on a busy road. He is always on alert. We have had to tie him up and he hates it. He will do it, but barks for your company. Crate trained. We are trying to re-home him for his benefit, no ours. We have kept him so, long because we have been trying to make it work. He is an Epanual Bretton, AKC certified as a brittnay.

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Hennepin County Brooklyn Park, MN MAP IT!

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Cristal Ratliff 763-313-6352

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-12-00259Dolly (female)

Miniature Pinscher    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Dolly was my mom's dog. My passed away last fall leaving two dogs and five cats. My goal is to get her to a home where she will receive the love and attention she deserves. She is most happy when she is sitting on your lap. She is a constant companion.

 Adoption Fee: $25 Animal Location:

Ramsey County Saint Paul, MN MAP IT!

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Kirsten Libby 6514705644

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-12-00250Finn (male)

Lab    Age: Adult

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

    Finn is a wonderful dog that is in his kennel too much. A person living at his home is not a 'dog' person and therefore does not give Finn the love and attention he deserves. Finn is a loving dog that will do anything to make his owner happy. In the interest of full disclosure, Finn has allergies and must take Benadryl daily. He also has a very sensitive stomach, if he eats anything besides his food he will get the runs. It is killing me to give Finn up for adoption but he deserves to be in a home where he is part of the family and not in his kennel all the time.

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Dakota County Lakeville, MN MAP IT!

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Barb Adams 612-910-9984

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-09-00278Paulie (male)

Lab    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered 

     This animal is available to licensed rescue groups only.  Please do not enquire unless with a licensed rescue group. This is a very sweet dog who needs a new home. His owner was moved into a care facility and family is unable to keep him. He is currently boarded at a Kennel (for the last 6 months), but needs a true home. He deserves it. He has lived with other dogs and children. He has not spent much time around cats. It would be ideal to be able to be with someone who would be willing to let him visit his original owner from time to time as he is very loved.

 Adoption Fee: 200 Animal Location:

Dakota County Minnesota

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Chris McDonald 763-691-9605

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-08-00081Snow (male)

Siberian Husky Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Snow is a beautiful, goofy, fun loving, cuddly, life of the party kind of guy. He's dog, cat, and kid friendly and would make a wonderful addition to any active family with the room to exercise him. He will repay you in unconditional loyalty and lots of cuddle time. Come meet Snow and see for yourself what a catch he is.

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

No Place Like Home Pet Rescue
Dakota County West St. Paul, MN 55118 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-05-00638King (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Cats, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    King is 1.5 years old, up to date on his shots, a total sweetheart. He is good around kids and has lived with another female dog and cat in the home. He was just rescued tonight from that home, however, he does not get along with my current dog. We have no place for him. Kennel, leash, bed, toys, and clothes included.

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Hennepin County New Hope, MN MAP IT!

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Aleta Lee 6122500614

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-05-00173Jersey (female)

Beagle    Age: Senior

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

    Jersey is an eleven year old loving snuggly beagle who just wants to hang out on the couch and be by you. We have two kids and she is very gentle and patient with them. She loves short walks, bones and snuggly blankets. Unfortunately we are moving in a month to a home that doesn't allow animals. We are looking for a family who wants a lovable well behaved beagle.

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

Hennepin County Maple Grove, MN MAP IT!

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Nichole Schelitzche 6127021329

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-03-00242Hunter (male)

Redbone Coonhound    Age: Puppy

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

    Redbone Coonhound, purebred, 1 year old male. ACK certified just not registered. Needs to go to a home with kids and in the country. Lovable, sweet heart and great with kids. He loves to run and has a ton of energy. We are moving into town and can't keep him. Good, fit home is a must. Preferably you live in the country with land. He loves to run with a 4-wheeler.

     Animal Location:

Morrison County Little Falls, MN MAP IT!

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Ally White 3202328531

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-03-00162Rusty (male)

Redbone Coonhound Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Male Redbone Coonhound/ Lab looking for forever home. Born 6/4/15 and has been neutered. He needs owners who can work with him/train him and he would do best in a home without cats as his hunting instincts seem to be high. We have been fostering Rusty as his original owners were not able to keep him. He is very energetic, friendly, playful, and loyal, but has not had any formal training and has spent most of his life tied outside. Unfortunately, we are unable to keep him because we have indoor/outdoor cats and don't have the time to do justice to the attention he needs and deserves. He would make a great hunting dog, especially for a new ... (Read More)owner who has previous experience with Redbone Coonhounds. Serious inquires only, please. A modest re-homing fee will apply, but is negotiable to the right home. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: Negotiab Animal Location:

Beltrami County Bemidji, MN MAP IT!

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Bruce Slinkman 218-556-4902

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-02-00475Ruby (female)

Redbone Coonhound    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Purebred unregistered female Redbone Coonhound looking for forever home. Born 6/2/15 and has been spayed. She needs owners who can work with her / train her and she would do best in a home without cats as her hunting instincts seem to be high. We have been fostering Ruby as her original owners were not able to keep her. She is very sweet, but has not had any formal training and has spent most of her life tied outside. Unfortunately, we are unable to keep her because we have indoor/ outdoor cats and don't have the time to do justice to the attention she needs and deserves. She would make a great hunting dog, especially for a new owner ... (Read More)who has previous experience with Redbone Coonhounds. Serious inquires only, please. A modest re-homing fee will apply, but is negotiable to the right home. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: Negotiab Animal Location:

Beltrami County Bemidji, MN MAP IT!

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Bruce Slinkman 218-556-4902

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-02-00474Cooper (male)

Chihuahua Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    
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Hennepin County Brooklyn center, MN MAP IT!

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Ruth Defer 7635331028

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Rescue Me ID: 16-04-28-00355Mari (Mar-ee) (female)

Nova Scotia Duck Toller    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current, Fearful/Anxious 

    Mari is an elderly 11 year old Nova Scotia Duck Toller. We have had her since she was a puppy. She is pretty high strung, but ok to have around kids (she doesn't pay them any attention). She has a super sweet face and demeanor, but she's having anxiety issues. Both my wife and I work and we have two young kids. We can't get home to let her out during the day and she is having separation issues. We have been working with a vet and have tried meds and tests. She's healthy, but the meds aren't working. We have to find her a new home. She isn't happy and neither are we. She has been a part of our family for 11 years, but it is now time to ... (Read More)find her a happy home to live out her life peacefully. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200.00 Animal Location:

Washington County Bayport, MN MAP IT!

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John Nelson

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Rescue Me ID: 16-04-27-00036Maxine (female)

Bulldog    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    3 yr old American Bulldog --very loving---likes to take naps n sleep beside you or at your feet. She loves to run. Maxine enjoys car rides and people. Not sure on kids? Needs to be the ONLY animal. She will be very loyal. We want her to have a loving home. Due to health reasons here as the owner --she needs a new home. Sad but got to do it.

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Otter Tail County Fergus Falls, MN 56537 MAP IT!

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carmen nelson 218-205-4149

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Rescue Me ID: 16-04-26-00220Roary (female)

German Shepherd    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    My 4 year old German Shepherd Roary is a beautiful female Czech line working GSD. She is spayed and up to date on shots. She is the most loyal, protective, loving, sweetheart of a dog that I have ever met. Being a working line GSD, she needs constant companionship and attention. I enrolled her in a 2 month training/boarding facility last fall where she received 3 training sessions a day with a professional dog handler. At the boarding facility, she was known as 'mother goose' as she got along well with all the other dogs and was used to keep them in line. She is feisty, as working lines are known to be, but she did not show any signs of ... (Read More)serious aggression to the other dogs. It is just something going on between her and the other dogs in our home, they just do not get along anymore. Roary needs a home where she will have human companionship for the majority of the day. She does well with men who have a lot of energy and ambition. She is very good at fetch and can play for hours. She is extremely eager to please and is always waiting for the next command. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $500 Animal Location:

Carlton County CLOQUET, MN MAP IT!

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Anne West 2183495470

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Rescue Me ID: 16-04-20-00158Chelsea (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Chelsea is a sweet and loving girl who absolutely adores people. Her favorite thing to do is to snuggle right next to you. Chelsea has the cutest button nose and by FAR the best smile I have ever seen on a dog. She even lets out little snores when she sleeps. This girl is guaranteed to make you smile all the time. She has not been around small children. If you're looking for a beautiful, smart, and loyal life long companion, Chelsea is definitely your girl!

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

No Place Like Home Pet Rescue
Dakota County West St. Paul, MN 55118 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-04-20-00147Tig (male)

Boxer Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered 

    Tig is a 2yr old boxer/lab mix (our guess). He's got very long and lanky legs so possibly some Great Dane in but in miniature size. Whatever he is, he's got some gorgeous eyes. At 57lbs, he could stand to gain a few pounds which he is happily doing since coming to rescue. Tig is so sweet and adjusted super fast to his new foster home. He is living with kids and has bonded with the 11yr old. He loves his bones, is friendly upon introduction, and loves to run around and play in the yard. He sits at the door when he needs to be let out and while he's kennel trained, it's not really necessary. Tig is a polite house guest. Tig has been an easy ... (Read More)and well adjusted foster who would make a great addition to any family. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

No Place Like Home Pet Rescue
Dakota County West St. Paul, MN 55118 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-04-19-00485FATE (male)

Rottweiler    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Low Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Vaccinations Current, Obese, Abused/Neglected 

    FATE IS MY GRANDMA'S DOG. SHE HAS BEEN PUT IN A NURSING HOME AND GRANDPA CANNOT TAKE CARE OF HIM ANYMORE AS HE IS ALSO AGING. FATE IS VERY, VERY SWEET BUT IN THE LAST FEW MONTHS HAS BECOME OVERWEIGHT AND FOOD DRIVEN. HE TURNS TO FOOD FOR COMFORT. HE NEEDS EXERCISE, LOVE AND AFFECTION DAILY. I LOVE HIM SO MUCH BUT I CANNOT HAVE HIM WHERE I LIVE. PLEASE HELP HIM HAVE A BETTER LIFE. THANK YOU!

     Animal Location:

FOREST LAKE, MN 55025 MAP IT!

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KALEB SCHLOER 651-325-9835

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Animal ID: 16-04-19-00244Angel (female)

Boxer Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

     This animal is available to licensed rescue groups only.  Please do not enquire unless with a licensed rescue group. Angel is a very good dog and needs a specific home. I am putting in applications to surrender her as I refuse to put her down. I am posting this in hopes that if a stone I have not turned over sees it they may contact me. Angel in higher energy and needs to have a job along with regular exercise. She is an amazing running partner and very good on a leash. Angel is amazing with kids and adults alike. She knows many commands and is a polite eater. She is an amazing dog is every way except one. She is dog aggressive. This being said she can not, absolutely not live with other dogs. If she is in a outdoor area with other dogs she needs ... (Read More)to be leashed and under constant control or muzzled if you can not keep an eye on her behavior at all times. We love this dog! However we love our other tree dogs and our children as well. Angel did not do it on purpose and I know this ad have been told I need to be 100% honest. She caught my hand in her recent scuffle with our male dog. She is in isolation and all dogs at this time are on a scheduled rotation. Please I know she is amazing and she was a self rescue....she needs the benefit of the doubt and someone to see how great she is! (Less)

     Animal Location:

Hennepin County Bloomington, MN MAP IT!

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Emily Lillmars

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Rescue Me ID: 16-04-17-00041Tippy (male)

Lab    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy 
Health: Seizures,
 Abused/Neglected, Fearful/Anxious 

    [Read About Natural Seizure Care] 6 yr old black lab male.Beaten kicked,violently screamed at denied food,water,vet care,exercise socialization.Former owner is alcoholic meth addict who has a hoarding condition. Tippy never left that house, had to potty in basement but fully housebroken.Tippys job was to take care of his fully disabled Grandma. He was loving, protective & very gentle with her,an AMAZING watch dog, a mouse couldn't sneak in. Tippys abuser was her caregiver,son & abuser as well.She is still hospitalized due to neglect&abuse. The abuser was charged & arrested,as her home health nurse of 5yrs & friend,she asked me to take Tippy, ... (Read More)fearing the pound would kill him.His whole world was that house,so the whole world is pretty scary to him.He began having seizures during violence episodes.He is afraid of men,work boots,loud,animated voices,car rides,vets, etc. As time passes I have seen significant,rapid changes as he gains awareness that he is safe.In his first week here he had 2 seizures & a 3rd started, but my female pit moved in immediately,licking & comforting him & 1st time ever,the seizure stopped. He hasn't had any since.He went 2-3days between seizures b4,now,3 weeks seizure free & counting. Tippy loves to talk to you,play songs on his squeaky pig until you sing along & cuddle 2gether at night. He's an inside dog NO EXCEPTION.Being put in the yard(out)was punishment,he couldn't move on the lot it was covered with dangerous construction &auto trash.Nicknamed tippy toes that's the only way he could get thru the yard debris, on his tippy toes.He has successfully lived with multiple dogs,cats& birds.He is awesome at family holidays& loves kids enuf to be extra gentle with tiny kids& babies &play without injury with kids from 2 up. Super smart & loving,will post photo 2mrw.TIPPY IS A HERO DOG.He took beatings,kicks & punches to protect his grandma & me from getting them.Isaw him beaten b4 my eyes for protecting me & his screams will haunt me 4ever. He saved our lives.He needs a hero now.He has earned the right to know that humans are loving & kind & the world is an adventure of learning & joy & he deserves it all. It's his turn. Will you be that hero? You can be. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $50.00 Animal Location:

St. Louis County Duluth, MN MAP IT!

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CJ Bird 218-481-3313

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Rescue Me ID: 16-04-10-00508Mya (female)

Lab    Age: Adult

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

    ASAP!!!!I took her in as a rescue myself not knowing that she had/has severe allergies. I have spent a lot of money trying different meds through the vet. I cannot afford to spend anymore due to the fact I have two other dogs as well as other animals.. I wish I could but so far nothing has worked! I cannot watch her suffer with itching no longer!

 Adoption Fee: $100.00 Animal Location:

Mille Lacs County milaca, MN MAP IT!

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Jenny Davis 763-360-4818

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Urgent: This animal could be euthanized if not adopted soon.


Rescue Me ID: 16-04-09-00239Chunk (male)

Black Mouth Cur    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Very High Energy, Very Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    We love this dog like crazy. He has now as of today bitten 3 kids in our neighborhood trying to protect 'his' kids. He is very loving and sweet to his own family but today he had his last chance. I am very worried that he could hurt a child and he is going to have to be put down if I can not find someone to take him. Please help. If you live on a farm or don't have kids he could be excellent guard dog.

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

Sherburne County Becker, MN MAP IT!

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Jeff Goranson 763-300-1193

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Rescue Me ID: 16-04-05-00323Andy (male)

Schnauzer Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Andy is 4 1/2 years old and in need of a new home. He is schnauzer/cocker mostly. He is 32 pounds, has very short legs and a long body. They are moving to a condominium in 2 weeks and cannot take him. If you can help please let me know asap. Schnauzer Mix has been through a few training classes, but need more and someone to keep up his training with him.

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Minneaopolis/St.Paul Miniature Schnauzer Rescue
Hennepin County St. Louis Park, MN 55426 MAP IT!

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612-719-1213

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Animal ID: 015126harley (male)

American Eskimo Dog    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Low Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Neutered 

    
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Washington County cottage grove, MN MAP IT!

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bobby kostohryz 6513316064

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Animal ID: 157245637Shotzie (male)

German Shorthaired Pointer    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Shotzie is a mellow fellow who likes walks and likes to nap with a human. An affectionate chap.

     Animal Location:

Hennepin County Minneapolis, MN MAP IT!

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Kim Sheehan 814 566 9406

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Animal ID: 16-03-15-00201RUSTY (male)

Beagle Mix    Age: Adult

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

    Meet Rusty...Rusty and I met at Heartland Animal Rescue in Hutchinson in December. He stole my heart. Having had a rough life with much neglect and being fearful of an abusive male owner, he has learned during the past three months to build a bond and once again, begin to trust. He has a willing spirit to learn and loves much. I feel Rusty needs added to his life another dog to share his life with. He is very much wishing walks and being outdoors, socializing and just being himself. Rusty is a very loving animal and he needs the companionship of possibly a woman owner, as he has learned to bond with me. He has trust issues with ... (Read More)males which is quite understandable. He is nonaggressive, but is discovering he does not need to cower any longer. He will be loved and I have made that promise to him. What I need from his potential new adoptive mother, is a warm, loving home. Physically, I have had medical issues arise that are needing attention and he is needing more physical activity than I am able to give. Please, if you think Rusty and you are a good match, contact me. We would both like to meet you and see if there is a fit. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $100.00 Animal Location:

McLeod County Hutchinson, MN 55350 MAP IT!

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Lisa O'Hara 916-628-9599

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Rescue Me ID: 16-02-24-00226florrence (female)

Lab    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Needs Vaccinations, Aggressive 

    very beautiful dog but has dog aggression issues,loving and protecting,not gun shy loves to hunt

     Animal Location:

Crow Wing County 56441, MN MAP IT!

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mary berg 2183304758

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Rescue Me ID: 16-02-16-00374Oliver (Ollie) (male)

Chihuahua Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Adult Women Only 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Fearful/Anxious 

    Loving 8 year old male Chihuahua/poodle mix dog. Best in a one dog household and is most compatible with a female owner. Has shown dominance and some aggression towards men. We have had him since he was a puppy (8 wks old) and are unsure where his fear/anxiety being around men came from. He is very smart, house trained, knows sit/stay/lay down/roll over/shake, comes with training collar. He is invisible fence trained as well. He has average energy and loves going on walks, and does well at the dog park. He does fine with groomers (female) and at the vet. He loves playing fetch! We want him to go to a positive, loving environment where he ... (Read More)will be well cared for. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $30 Animal Location:

Carver County Minnesota

Contact:
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Rescue Me ID: 16-01-18-00451Daisy (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed 

    aisy was a stray found in St Paul, and brought to the St Paul AHS . She was actually a dog known to the AHS community outreach person. Daisy had a microchip, but sadly was not reclaimed by her family. She was living with children, no cats, and she does seem very excited by the sight of small animals, but her attention can be redirected . She is particularly easy to walk when using a Gentle Leader, and is becoming a much calmer dog than when we first got her. She's very responsive to the training sessions at Happy Tails on Monday nights and is currently successful in her day care play groups. She's going to be the love of someone's life soon, ... (Read More)I can tell by her wishing to please personality that has recently emerged. http://www.tailsrescue.org/animals/detail?AnimalID=9348231 (Less)

 Adoption Fee: 250.00 Animal Location:

Happy Tails
Hennepin County Fridley, MN MAP IT!

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6513736456

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Rescue Me ID: 16-01-12-00568Oscar (male)

Pekingese    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Very Low Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Blind, Deaf 

    This special guy just needs a quiet place to enjoy the life of luxury for his remaining years. Adoption fee waived. We will be picky about where he goes.

 Adoption Fee: $0 Animal Location:

PNC Midwest Rescue
Steele County Minnesota 55117

Contact:
Heidi Eckers email only please, pncrescue@yahoo.com

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Rescue Me ID: 15-12-10-00204Roscoe (male)

Foxhound    Age: Young Adult

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

    Roscoe is a gorgeous Coon Hound who has been making big strides. Since being in foster care, he is learning how to trust people, trust his surroundings, and have confidence in himself. He is running and playing with the other dogs and is meeting new people with continued ease. An ideal home for Roscoe would be one where there is another dog present. Potty and crate trained. Roscoe is looking forward to starting a new life with a forever family.

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

No Place Like Home Pet Rescue
Dakota County West St. Paul, MN 55118 MAP IT!

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612-440-6754

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Animal ID: 15-1353Ray (male)

Saint Bernard Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Low Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Ray entered our shelter on September 18 as a transfer from another shelter. He is a sweet boy with quite a character. He would love to go to a home with only adults and no other pets. He would also love to be able to just be a couch potato. Looking for a dog to have a lazy day with? He's your man

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

Great River Rescue
1612 Carr Lake Road
Beltrami County Bemidji, MN 56601 MAP IT!

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Brandon 218-751-7910

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-29-00089Trixie (female)

Dachshund    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Trixie has been with me for 5 months, up to date with vaccinations. She is very needy, she is extremely attached! I take her everywhere with me because she has a hard time with separation. She is fully potty trained and very good...she is a sweet girl and needs to be with someone who can be home with her not going off to work. She would've perfect for an elderly or disabled persons, she would make a perfect therapy dog. I am moving to Nevada which is why I am having to re-home her. PLEASE SEE ADOPTION FEE

 Adoption Fee: $500 Animal Location:

Mille Lacs County Isle, MN 56342 MAP IT!

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Pam Borchardt 6127092320

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Dog in Minnesota
    Dogs can make good pets in Minnesota if they match your IifestyIe. Dogs have a reputation for being "man's best friend" for excellent reasons. Dogs are wonderful companions. Many breeds, in addition to being affectionate, devoted members of the family, are useful working dogs and guardians. Most dogs form tight bonds with their humans, and need to be cared for like the valuable family members they are. But sadly, some owners do not live up to the responsibility and involvement it takes to properly care for a dog throughout its life. Dogs can become the victims of neglect or active abuse. Some dogs receive tender, attentive care from their owners, but no longer have a home after their owner passes away or experiences a major life event that makes him unable to keep his dog. There are many more dogs than there are homes for dogs, and dogs that are not spayed or neutered can accidentally produce large numbers of puppies, exacerbating overpopulation. For this reason, three to four million dogs, many of them perfectly healthy and wonderful animals, are euthanized in the U.S. each year.

    Many people get excited about owning a new dog, decide to get a puppy, and then pick one out at a pet shop or visit a breeder with a new litter. However, there are so many wonderful, friendly dogs in need of adoption, including puppies and purebreds. Some of these dogs might even be a better fit for a family than a new puppy; for instance, some adult dogs in need of adoption are already housebroken and obedience trained. Adoption is typically much less expensive than purchasing a dog. People who adopt dogs find the experience extremely rewarding, bond very closely with their dogs, and have the added satisfaction of knowing that one less animal has to be euthanized. If your family is ready for a canine companion, please consider adopting a dog!

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lnteresting Dog Trivia Low-Cost Minnesota Spay & Neuter Clinics
    All dogs, even cute little lap dogs, are ultimately descended from domesticated wolves. Dogs are red-green colorblind. Dogs can hear much lower frequencies than humans, over twice as high as humans, and about four times as far as humans.

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Dog Rescue

Minnesota Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)

Ramsey County - Roseville 55113
Cause For Paws Inc. 952-259-1483

Hennepin County - Hamel 55340
Corcoran Pet Care Center 612-420-3930

Hennepin County - Golden Valley, Minnesota 55422
Animal Humane Society PAL Program 763-489-2209

St. Louis County - Makinen, MN 55763
Spay, Neuter, Aid Program 218-638-2153

St Louis County - Duluth, MN 55806
Animal Allies Humane Society 218-722-5341

Olmsted County - Rochester, MN 55903
Camp Companion 800-896-7009

Grant County - Elbow Lake, MN 56531
Grant County Humane Society 218-685-6220

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