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New Mexico

Rodeo Duke 5370 - 5990


7 yr (Adult)
Neutered Male
Orange/White
House Broken
Crate Trained
Obedience
OK w/dogs
OK w/cats
OK w/kids
Need Fence
Current Location: Albuquerque, NM

Contact: Judy Booth
brittsports1@netzero.net
505-452-0733

Rodeo Duke 5370

(New Mexico)

Dog Story:
Duke is a white and orange neutered male Brittany, about 7 years old now. His ideal weight is 47 - 48 pounds Duke is a big boy that wants nothing more than to be with you all the time. Active and in the middle of things when you are up and about, he can get over excited, but will sit by your side when you sit as well. He is very housebroken, good with other dogs and cats, and has not been destructive when left loose in the house. He loves to be petted, sit with you, go with you. He can be a puller on leash, but will stop if asked by a knowledgeable dog person, or with no-pull equipment. He has done well as an office dog on a leash behind the desk. He just wants to be some person's or some family's pal. I believe he was starved for attention in the past, and he always wants all you can give him, but will accept boundaries when you have had enough. He has had no hunting training, but I have seen him sight point a flock of pigeons.

Duke is a white and orange neutered male Brittany, about 7 years old now. His ideal weight is 47 - 48 pounds. Duke does not especially like to be crated, but has done okay in the plastic Vari-Kennel crates. He has pulled wires loose in a wire crate though, and will tear up bedding if crated, but not when loose. He has really done just fine being left loose in the house.

Duke has apparently had a fracture of one front ankle, but it does not seem to bother him any. He does not jump well, despite normal hip x-rays, so does need a boost in the rear to get into some vehicles. He rides well in the car on a seat belt. He knows basic commands - sit, stay, wait, come, down, stop. He really enjoys the wading pool in the back yard, and will use it daily.

Duke would do well with a person or family that wants a loving involved pet, willing to give him the attention and structure hr thrives on.

History:
Duke was picked up as a stray in Las Cruces, NM in June 2016, and not reclaimed. He was transferred from Mesilla Valley Animal Services to Brittany Rescue in Albuquerque. He was fully vetted, and adopted by a couple in northern NM. Two years later, their own health issues have forced their decision to return Duke to rescue
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Texas

Izzy - 5899



Spayed Female
Orange/White
House Broken
Crate Trained
Obedience
OK w/dogs
Need Fence
Current Location: Livingston, TX

Contact: Addie Ann Spicer
abrtexas@yahoo.com
713 240 0790 or 719-539-3271

Adoption Pending 20 October 2018!!

Izzy

(Texas)


Dog Story:
Say Hello to Izzy! Izzy is a very sweet 10 year old orange & white spayed female Brittany. She has been at my foster home for 1 week and has fit in just perfectly with my other Brits and neighborhood dog posse. We are currently working on getting her used to indoor cats - as of now, my cats run under the bed and Izzy goes and looks for them. She does bark the first time she experiences something however once she becomes used to it the barking stops.

Izzy behaved beautifully off leash on a 3.5 mile walk and comes back when called - good girl Izzy! Izzy rides very well in a car and has done well meeting some strangers. Izzy loves her some belly rubs. Izzy does very well inside the house and does well outside. She would prefer to be inside with you. I have not seen any issue with potty mistakes.

Izzy is an owner surrender. The owners are adopting a young child and Izzy has bitten the owner's biological child once. The owners stated Izzy went into her kennel and the child followed her into the kennel. So far, foster mom has not seen any assertive or aggresive behavior and will keep an eye out and will update this posting.

The owners have had Izzy since she was young and have kept very good records on her. They also included her AKC papers. Izzy is up to date on all vaccinations, heartworm negative and on preventative. She weighs approximately 40 pounds and looks great at this weight. She eats her food with no issues, is not food aggresive and will auto-sit when a treat is shown. Izzy is microchipped. The owners stated Izzy had a seizure approximately 2 years ago however no other symptoms or issues have been seen since.

The perfect home for Izzy would be someone who enjoys the life of a senior gal - still energetic and wanting to be with you. Other dogs would be preferred however not necessary - I would not know how she does by herself. Not sure about cats as the verdict is still out.

Please fill out an adoption application and contact me if you need additional information. Izzy is a candidate for the Senior for Senior program

Update 8-19-18
Izzy has been in her new foster home for 9 weeks and has done extremely well. In regards to her snapping history - she went to the Houston Dog Show on the weekend where she behaved beautifully. She allowed everyone (LOTS & LOTS of children) to walk up to her and pet her with no issues. When she was tired of being petted and getting all of the attention she went into an open kennel and rested for a few minutes. Then she was ready to go again, and again.

She also had 2 young boys (3 & 8) stay for an extended visit at the house with her. Again, Izzy behaved great. No issues with snapping at all. I believe she enjoys being around children as she slept in their rooms and stayed with them the majority of the time. I did explain to the boys not to follow her if she walks away that she sometimes needs her space. I feel comfortable with her being around children however anyone wanting to adopt her must feel comfortable and understand her history.

Izzy also enjoyed a visit to our home in CO where she had a great time off leash. We went hiking everyday and she was great. Only once did I have to call her however she did have a point on a bird. She traveled very well in the car and did very well in a hotel room and meeting new dogs. She did very well with the new environment and routine.

 

   

Jacques - 5900


2 yr 8 mon (Adult)
Neutered Male
Orange/White
House Broken
Obedience
OK w/dogs
OK w/kids
Need Fence
Current Location: Amarillo, TX

Contact: Lisa & William Rice
lisamona1@suddenlink.net
806-367-6935 or cell806-640-4388

Jacques

(Texas)

Dog Story:
 Hi, my name is Jacques….or Jack for short! I may not be a full Brittany, but whatever I am I'm the best of both worlds.  I’m told I’m just as sweet as a Brittany and love to be by "my people".  I have such wonderful traits so let me tell you all about them.  I am very good with other dogs and people.  I go to the dog park and play with the other dogs just fine, no problems there.  When I go for my walk, I'm very good about sticking to the sidewalk and I don't "pull" whoever is walking with me, in fact most of the time my leash is very loose. I don’t require long walks either. A 30 minute walk and I’m a happy boy.

During the day I like to nap so I’m ready for you when you come home so we can go for a walk or even to the dog park…just saying!!   I’m not a hunter but do enjoy watching the birds and squirrels.  I also am housebroken and not a big barker either.  

Hey Jack, it's your foster mom here, my turn to tell them about you!!  I really enjoy having him with us.  He's got so many good traits.  He seems to like my cat and gets along with her but the cat isn't too keen on him He doesn't counter surf in the kitchen, doesn't go after food if you decide you want to eat in front of the TV (he does give you those big brown eyes and gets close, but he's never stolen any food!).  When the front or back door is opened for whatever
reason he doesn't go flying outside to investigate anything, I like that! He's curious, but if I tell him to stay away from the door, he does.  When I go into a room he's not allowed in and the door is shut, he doesn't scratch
at it to get in, but will patiently wait outside (good time to catch a nap).  Jack doesn't get on the furniture or beds and he sleeps in his crate at night and is quiet until I wake up him in the morning.  When it comes to eating, Jack has his food out all day and eats when he likes…Jack likes to “graze” his meals.

Jack does have an inflamed joint below the shoulder, so he has a limp.  Over the counter anti Inflammatory supplements is what is on tap for him.  It doesn't seem to bother him, and you can touch his leg without him even noticing anything.  

If you are interested in making Jack a part of your family, please fill out the online application and mention his name and ID #.  Jack is up to date on his vaccines and is heartworm negative and on preventative.

History:
Jack was a stray at the shelter.  When his hold period was up, they contacted our rescue. He appears to be more Brittany, but not 100%.  Whatever he is blended with, it has created a very beautiful, balanced dog.

   

Brittanys usually live 12-15 years, so if you are contemplating adoption, please be prepared to make that kind of commitment to the dog. Brittanys love their people and require personal attention every day.

Dogs placed by American Brittany Rescue, Inc. have been rescued from a shelter, found as a stray, or given up by an owner who could no longer keep or care for them. All dogs in foster homes have been (or will be) spayed or neutered, checked for heartworm, and are usually on preventative medication for heartworm. A dog's foster family can give you valuable information about its personality and temperament.

There are many more Brittany's available but not yet listed on the web site. These pages are always changing as homes are found and new dogs are placed into rescue. Please contact the State Coordinator for more information.

If you know of a Brittany who needs a home, please contact your nearest State Coordinator for assistance.