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Buttermilk

Gender: Female
Breed: Jack Russell Terrier
Secondary Breed: Shar-Pei
Status: Adoptable

A CUTE AND WRINKLY GIRL:  6 years old / 25 lbs.  Mostly Mutts adoption center is open Mon-Sat. 11-4pm. Some of us are in foster homes so please call 770-272-6888 1st to find out if I’m available to meet during the week. My name is Buttermilk! I came to Mostly Mutts in pretty bad shape with skin issues & lots of fur loss, but thanks to good care & a healthy diet, my fur is looking good again! I look forward to a great family that will take much better care of me than my previous situation, for sure! My potty manners have been good on the shelter schedule, & I also had good potty manners in my temporary foster home. I have good leash manners, & I sure do enjoy getting out & going for walks with the volunteers. When I first came to MM’s I was food & toy aggressive, but I’ve been working with a trainer & they can now take food & toys away from me without any problems! So, I’ve proven to be a good learner with good training/leadership. I’m a graduate of the Mostly Mutts University training program & have mastered the ‘sit’, ‘stay’, ‘come’, ‘down’, drop it’, ‘leave-it’ & ‘go to your place’ commands, loose leash walking, proper door etiquette, & accepting nice strangers without jumping. I’m very food motivated & am working on taking treats gently. I came to Mostly Mutts with another dog (who has been adopted) & we got along, & I like some of the dogs I met at the shelter, so if you have a friendly doggie at home let’s meet to see if we can be friends. I was also introduced to a bird at the shelter & didn’t mind him at all. It takes me a little time to really get to know people, but once I do, you’ll see my sweet nature!  I’ll give you kisses, love you deeply & my tail will wag with joy a lot! I love to cuddle up on the couch & when I get a fun burst of energy, I’ll do some zoomies around the house, so cute! I was startled from sleep in my temp. foster home when a man came to visit, so I and reacted strongly to him with barking, growling & I did get a hold of his pant leg, so my temp. foster mom put me in my crate during his visit. I think I reacted because I was asleep when he arrived, & he was a new human to me & appeared in front of me.  Next time I met him outside on my leash and did fine with him. Due to my strong startle response a nice calm home is what I’m looking for.  I like meeting new folks outside & getting a treat from them helps me realize they are friends. I also nipped at a volunteer once when they were filling my water but didn’t break the skin. As a result, a home without kids will be best for me. I’m talkative at the MM facility but was much quieter in the foster home I visited, so I may be able to live in a condo/apartment since we learned this, though no small crates please. Speaking of my talking, I make a sound that was initially mistaken for a growl, but I’m actually just clearing my throat and possibly trying to get attention, silly me.  I am looking forward to finding my furever family, so come meet me & see if we are a good fit! Energy level: 4-6. I'm current on vaccinations, micro-chipped, spayed, & my adoption fee is $299.00 which also includes an engraved name tag, Martingale collar & leash.  

 

 

Our Mission

The mission of Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue and Adoption, Inc. is to work closely with animal control officers and other rescue organizations to reduce the number of animals entering into and being euthanized at local shelters.  Mostly Mutts provides housing, health care, training, physical and emotional care to adoptable animals, while we work toward finding them a loving home.  Mostly Mutts is also involved in the community with education and awareness programs primarily in the Metro Atlanta Area