ADOPTED ON 12-19-15 – Snickers is a very energetic and happy little boy and is always excited to see you, he loves to run and play. Snickers is an absolutely adorable 2 year old, 20 pound, male Scottish Terrier Mix that was picked up from city streets in Louisiana by animal control. No one knows if he was lost or just dropped there, but sadly he sat in the pound for 35 days, and all efforts to reunite him with his family failed. No one called to claim him and his time ran out. He was scheduled to be euthanized. Luckily an angel saved him just in time and he was placed in foster care.

Snickers loves the other dogs he lives with and gets himself right in the middle when it is tie to play no matter how big the other dogs are. He is great with children and other adults but does not seem to appreciate cats too much. He has a lot of energy and loves to chase balls, run, take long walks, then snuggle up at the end of the day. He does very well on a leash and in a car. He is not a fussy eater and loves getting treats. He will tolerate a crate for a short time but much prefers to be with everyone else. Like anything else, proper training, consistency, and lots of love usually works out any kinks.

Snickers has never had a problem with interacting with another dogs and gets along with all dogs of all size; he’s the one that is thrilled to be on the bottom of the pile in wrestling because he loves to be energetic and rambunctious. Snickers wants to be right in the middle of whatever is going on whether it be snuggling watching TV or playing outdoors and being rough and rowdy he always wants to be in the middle of it and knows his limits when it is time to stop.

Snickers adores his human family and enjoys being with them, and likes nothing better than a cuddle. If he should have to decide between undivided attention and a walk in the rain we are truly not certain which he would choose. He is a very happy go lucky energetic little dog that would do well if he had a fenced yard where he can have plenty of outdoor activities several times a day or if your yard is not fenced in, he would love to go on hikes and long walks with an active family.

Snickers is a sweet, happy little boy who would be a great addition to any active family. He has had a rough going his first 2 years and deserves a warm, loving forever home to call his own.

This dog cannot be adopted to Massachusetts residents due to new laws regarding rescue dogs being prohibited from adoption. Please contact Patricia Cabral at: 617-626-1786 or Mike Cahill at: 617-626-1794 for questions regarding what dogs you are allowed to adopt. 


IMPORTANT POINTS ABOUT PACK LEADERS
It is a natural instinct for a dog to have an order in its pack, therefore, the only way your relationship with your dog can be a complete success you must be the pack leader:

  • When we humans live with dogs,we become their pack
  • The entire pack cooperates under asingle leader
  • Lines are clearly defined andrules are set
  • Dogs communicateshis displeasure with growling and eventually biting
  • Humans MUST be higherup in the order than the dog.
  • The humans must be the onesmaking the decisions, not the dogs.

HOUSETRAINING
Schedule Feeding Time – Find your dog’s schedule so that you can work with that

  • Feed your dog on a regular schedule time, always within a half hour of the time

Schedule Water – Help your dog bee successful

  • Keep a schedule for water, however, you should design a schedule that fits you
  • Remove the water dish after the first feeding in the morning
  • After the night feeding, leave water dish for two hours, then take it up
  • Before your last walk for the night, put the water dish down about an hour before
  • Then walk your dog 45 minutes after he has had water. There will might be days where that might be an exception for water.

 Schedule Walking Time – Find your dog’s schedule, then gently move it to your schedule.

  • Start by taking the dog out every two hours for two days, if he goes every two hours,
  • Then take him out every three hours, for two days,
  • Until you reach the time frame you need – every six hours—eight hours etc

One accident in the house, there is a urine smell that the dog detects and his instinct to continue mark where he smells urine. This is how wild dogs let other dogs know that this territory is taken and for dogs not in the pack to go elsewhere. If your dog has an accident in the house, spray the area with 3 parts vinegar and 1 part water, brush with a soft brush, put a towel on top to absorb the liquid, then take it outside where you want him to go, take it out of the bag and put it on the ground, praise your dog when he goes outside.

 

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WHAT  THE ADOPTION FEE PAYS FOR 

Worm Puppies Every 2 Weeks Till 12 WeeksWorm Every Month Till Six MonthsPregnant & nursing momma’s wormed moreAfter That Dogs should be wormed every three months
1ST DHPPGiardia Snap TestBloodTestsOffice Visit Fee – at least five Visits
2ND DHPPHeart Worm Snap TestAntibioticsHealth Certificate
3RD DHPPParvo Snap TestEar & Eye MedicationSkin Scraping
BordetallaFecal TestFlea & Tick MedicationTransport
RabiesEar TestX-RaysSpay / Neuter
Kennel Cough BoosterEye TestDewormerCollars
LeptospirosisCorona BoosterHW PillsHead Cones

DISCLAIMER: THE BREED POSTED ON OUR DOGS’ BIOGRAPHIES ARE OUR BEST GUESS BASED ON SEVERAL YEARS OF DOG RESCUE. ADOPTERS WHO NEED TO KNOW THE EXACT BREED OF A PARTICULAR DOG MUST HAVE THE DOG TESTED AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE.

Application instructions: click the link below to apply for adoption of this dog.

Age2 Years
Life Average12-15 Years
SexMale
Weight21-30lbs
LocationWinnsboro LA
BreedScottish Terrier Mix/
Purebred
AlteredYes
FeeAll Shots + Transport - 450
UTDYes
RDV#RDV601cpkw
DogsYes
CatsUnknown
Children8 to 14, Over 14
HouseLearning
EnergyHigh
FenceHelpful
CrateYes
LeashYes
CarYes
PersonalitySneakers wants to be right in the middle of whatever is going on
OrganizationRescue Dog Village Guardian, Inc.
NameKris
Phone860.940.3350
LocationPreston, CT
Emailrescuedogvillage@yahoo.com
FacebookRescue Dog Village Guardian, Inc.

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  • Always teach children how to approach and touch dogs
  • Always supervise any interactions between dogs and young children to prevent any biting or ear or tail pulling on the part of either party.
  • Teach your child never to approach any dog while he’s eating or sleeping or to try to take the dog’s food away. No dog, no matter how friendly, should ever be left unsupervised with a child.
  • Children need to be taught how to approach and touch dogs, and always supervise any interactions between dogs and young children.
  • No dog should ever be left unsupervised with a child because often-young children don’t understand that a cute little dog, or any dog, might not want “love and kisses.”
  • Never let young children pick up a puppy or small dog. Instead, make them sit on the floor with the dog in their lap. Pay attention to the dog’s body language, and put him safely in his crate if he appears to be unhappy or uncomfortable with the child’s attention.
  • Always teach children how to approach and touch dogs, and always supervise any interactions between dogs.
  • Teach your child never to approach any dog while he’s eating or sleeping or to try to take the dog’s food away. No dog should ever be left unsupervised with a child.
  • Be prepared dogs will protect themselves
  • Most important, it is your responsibility to make sure that your children and the dog are supervised at all times and safe. You cannot leave it up to the dog, the dog is an animal and will behave like an animal. They rely on us to guide and protect them, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • THIS IS YOUR JOB, NOT THE DOG

 

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  1. Introducing Your Dog to a New Home
  2. Cesar’s House Rules
  3. How do I stop a dog from jumping?

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