South Central Region

Dogs Available for Adoption

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Arkansas Stacey Fraser 479.251.1095 Email Stacey
Louisiana, Central and Northern Areas Heather Bailey   Email Heather
Louisiana, All Other Areas Carolyn Lee 225.752.8910 Email Carolyn
Oklahoma Celia Robinson Shelters and Surrenders, ONLY, Call 903.984.5042 Email Celia
Texas, All Areas Marlene Strandt 972.423.6208 Email Marlene
Texas, Houston Kate Brown   Email Kate
Texas, Central Area Anne Creixell   Email Anne
Jamie Klassen   Email Jamie
Texas, Northeast Area
(Longview, Lufkin, Nacogdoches, Texarkana, Tyler)
Celia Robinson Shelters and Surrenders, ONLY, Call 903.984.5042 Email Celia
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Name: Tatum
ID: 4790
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 1 yr
Color: wheaten with black nose
Weight: 35 lb/16 kg
Estimated DOB: 08/05/14 Pretty Tatum is a small bundle of energy. She is thin now. When she gains the weight needed for her size, she should weigh 50 to 55 pounds. Tatum is sweet and people friendly. She was picked up as a stray by animal control so history is unknown. She is a healthy girl, but due to an injury to her tail had to have her tail docked. She now sports a bobbed tail that just adds  MORE...
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Name: Lily
ID: 4772
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 6-9 mos
Color: Light Wheaten, black nose
Weight: 50 lb/23 kg
Adoption Pending Estimated DOB: 12/01/2014 My name is Lily. I am long and lanky but very pretty. I have a distinctive designer ridge with a crown at the bottom and a crown at top with a total of five swirls. I get happily excited when I see children because I expect to be petted. I am crate trained and love playing with the other dogs at my foster home. My foster Mom loves my confident temperame  MORE...
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Name: Annie
ID: 4771
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 18 mos
Color: Wheaten, black nose
Weight: 70 lb/32 kg
Estimated DOB: 01/15/2014 Meet Miss Annie. She is a beautiful athlete with a sweet temperament to match. Annie is shy at first, but once she gets to know you, she is your best friend and likes to keep you in her eye sight. She loves to run and play with the other dogs. Her physical conformation is stunning so she will make a wonderful running partner. Annie needs an active adopter that can provide  MORE...
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Name: Mira
ID: 4756
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 2 yrs
Color: Red Wheaten, black nose
Weight: 62.5 lb/28 kg
Adoption Pending Estimated DOB: 06/18/13 Pretty Mira was rescued from a shelter after being picked up as a stray. She was picked up with Reba #4755. Her breeding background is unknown, but she looks very Ridgeback. Mira is very friendly with people and other dogs. She loves to play and likes toys. Mira should do well in a dog park. Mira does need obedience training which is an adoption requiremen  MORE...
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Name: Reba
ID: 4755
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 2 yrs
Color: Red Wheaten, black nose
Weight: 60 lb/27 kg
Adoption Pending Estimated DOB: 06/18/13 Beautiful Reba is ridgeless, but she is pure Ridgeback. She was found as a stray so her breeding history is unknown. She was picked up with Mira #4755 who is ridged. Reba is affectionate with people and does well with other dogs. She is very athletic so she should do well as a running or biking partner. She Likes her crate in the house. She is working on p  MORE...
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Name: Sam
ID: 4748
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 1 yr
Color: Wheaten with black nose
Weight: 72 lb/33 kg
Estimated DOB 6/01/14) Meet handsome Sam. He will win your heart with his sweet expression and houndy long ears. Sam enjoys playing outside with the other dogs. He also enjoys napping in his crate in the air conditioned house. Sam is a sweet boy, but he needs to complete a basic obedience class to have manners to match his good looks. Completion of an obedience class is an adoption requirement. Ca  MORE...
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Name: Cinco
ID: 4722
Location: OK
Sex: Male
Age: 2 yrs
Color: Red Wheaten, black nos
Weight: 70 lb/32 kg
Cinco got his name because he was ‘sprung’ from the shelter & entered the RR Rescue system on Cinco de Mayo. He appears to be purebred, with a ridge and is a very happy, sweet and confident boy (his nickname is already “Baby Hughie”). First order of business after getting sprung from the shelter was a bath and although he didn’t know me yet, he just licked my face while getting bathed!  MORE...
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Name: Big Boy
ID: 4712
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 5 yrs
Color: Red Wheaten
Weight: 97 lb/44 kg
DOB 10/16/2009. BigBoy is an extremely handsome guy and he knows it. Big Boy doesn’t walk—he struts. A good description of BigBoy is a friendly, calm, confident, nonaggressive big RR (forgot always hungry). He gravitates toward people and likes to lean into you when he is being scratched by any human. He is also friendly to other dogs, although extremely partial to the females. He loves going   MORE...
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Name: Curley Jack
ID: 4708
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 4 yrs
Color: Red wheaten, black nose
Weight: 85 lb/39 kg
Estimated DOB: 03/24/2011. Available to go to new home after August 1st. Curley Jack will steel your heart away with his good looks and sweet disposition. He is affectionate with people and likes other dogs. He is well crate trained. Curley Jack is very athletic so he will be a great walking or running partner. He will need to complete a basic obedience class which is an adoption requirement. Cur  MORE...
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Name: Ruby
ID: 4699
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 5 yrs
Color: Red wheaten with liver nose
Weight: 88 lb/40 kg
Estimated DOB: 3/30/2010.The day I met Ruby she was in a crate in the back of a pick up truck. She immediately stuck her nose through the crate and gave me a big sloppy lick. This was the beginning of Ruby’s new life after 5 years at a puppy mill. She has blossomed with lots of love and attention. She continues to provide an endless supply of nose nuzzles to her foster family and to her best mat  MORE...
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Name: Simon
ID: 4696
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 5 yrs
Color: Dark red wheaten, black nose
Weight: 75 lb/34 kg
Estimated DOB: 03/19/2010 Meet Simon. Simon is absolutely beautiful except for one of his ears. Due to an unknown cause (injury or birth defect??) one of his ears hangs down. You will see his ear issue in the pictures. It is a cosmetic issue only. Simon has beautiful conformation and a very sweet temperament. He is a true lover and likes attention. Simon enjoys playing with other dogs both male a  MORE...
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Name: Razzy
ID: 4686
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 4 yrs
Color: Red wheaten, black nose
Weight: 70 lb/32 kg
Razzy will win your heart with her sweet and calm temperament. She wants to please and has great recall. She is friendly with adults,older children, and other friendly dogs. Cat compatibility is unknown. Razzy likes her crate. It is her bedroom and dinning room. Adopter will need to provide a crate and become familiar with proper use. Completion of a basic obedience class is an adoption requiremen  MORE...
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Name: Romeo
ID: 4676
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 2 yrs
Color: Red wheaten, black nose
Weight: 60 lb/27 kg
Romeo, Oh Romeo can be heard frequently at his foster home. Romeo is a shy lover, but once he knows you, he enjoys human attention. He does well with other dogs. He really likes playing with Mira and Reba who are about the same age and size. Romeo is athletic so he will do well as a running partner. Romeo does need to complete an obedience class which is an adoption requirement. He also needs add  MORE...
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Name: Beau
ID: 4549
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 2-1/2 yrs
Color: Wheaten, black nose
Weight: 75 lb/34 kg
Estimated DOB: 08/07/2012 Meet Beau. My Mom thinks I have a very handsome and expressive face. Beau came into rescue very thin, but he is a big boy now. He loves to lean on you and be petted. He still wants to jump when he gets excited so he definitely needs an obedience class which is an adoption requirement. Due to size and jumping, Beau is not recommended for a home with young children. He doe  MORE...
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Name: Betty
ID: 4530
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 18 mos
Color: wheaten, black nose
Weight: 20 lb/9 kg
If you have been wanting a ridgeback, but can't have a large dog, then Miss Betty is your dog! She is a tiny girl, but only in size, not in cuteness or personality. Betty is a ridgeback mix - possibly with some dachshund or basset mixed in there as her legs are shorter and she has a longer body. She does have a perfect ridge and the coloring of a ridgeback. She is still a puppy so her exact si  MORE...
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Name: Kay Dee
ID: 4492
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 3 yrs
Color: Wheaten with black nose
Weight: 61 lb/28 kg
Actual DOB 11/11/11 Hi! My name is KayDee and I'm looking for a good walking buddy. I'll help keep you fit if you help keep me fit and trim. More than anything I'm looking for a very loving human or humans to adopt me and make me a true part of the family. I come in a small size - about 60 lbs (probably should be more like 58 lbs). My feelings are tender, but I can sure do a happy dance when  MORE...
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Name: Lewis
ID: 4464
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 3 yrs
Color: Yellow wheaton, black nose
Weight: 60 lb/27 kg
Estimated DOB: o4/18/2012 Lewis needs a special home with the time to work with him. He came from a shelter so his history is unknown. He is not aggressive at all, but he is having to learn to trust people. On the plus side, he has learned to follow directions very well. He can sit and down for treats. In fact, he likes games. He comes in the house when called and knows the location of his crate.  MORE...
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Name: Tyson "Ty"
ID: 4381
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 5 yrs
Color: Red Wheaten, livernose
Weight: 115 lb/52 kg
Estimated date of birth: 12/14/2009 Tyson came into rescue with multiple health problems that needed treatment. The most serious was a shattered rear leg. He has finished all his rehab now and is a healthy boy. He does still have a slight limp in his injured leg, but it does not slow him down. Ty is a gentle giant that likes other dogs...males and females and is great with people. He is a food ho  MORE...
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Name: Jack
ID: 4218
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 3 yrs
Color: Wheaten
Weight: 90 lb/41 kg
DOB 10/25/11 Jack is a very big and goofy acting boy. He would like to sit his 90 pounds in your lap. He is sweet temperature but needs obedience training which is an adoption requirement. Jack needs a home with female dogs only or he can be an only dog. He came from a home with small female dogs. He is crate trained but needs work on his house manners. For more information, complete the online a  MORE...
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Name: Gina
ID: 4006
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 7 yrs
Color: light wheaten
Weight: 65 lb/29 kg
Estimated DOB: 06/20/08 You can call me Gina, Sweet Gi, Gina Bobina or Gina Marie--I just want you to call me yours! I am a SUPER playful girl who loves to romp and run. My foster home is wild and crazy but it doesn't bother me a bit--I've got 4 fur brothers and sisters and two human siblings--I'd prefer older kids so I don't knock them down when I'm playing. As long as I'm exercised and get my  MORE...
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Name: Jenny
ID: 3912
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 5 yrs
Color: Red wheaten, black nose
Weight: 55 lb/25 kg
Estimated DOB: 3/1/10 Jenny is a lovely little, ridgeless girl. She is great with people and other dogs. She is on the smaller side and will not get any larger. She is a delightfully, happy, playful bundle of energy and love. Yes, she needs some basic obedience, but she is a treasure and wants to please. Jenny would make a terrific running partner. She's also very bright and highly trainable.  MORE...
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Name: Bear
ID: 3527
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 5 yrs
Color: Red Wheaten
Weight: 50 lb/23 kg
Estimated DOB: 8/28/2010 Bear is an "Original". He appears to be a Malinois/RR mix. He came into rescue with his mother Winnie who was a Ridgeback. He is small at about 20 inches at the shoulders. Bear is always very busy. He only rests when he is in his crate otherwise he is going full speed. He loves toys and plays non-stop. He loves playing with the bigger dogs, and he thinks he is big. Bear w  MORE...
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Name: Juliet
ID: 2789
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 12 yrs
Color: Red wheaten, black nose
Weight: 70 lb/32 kg
Estimated DOB: 9/12/2002 Juliet is very sweet and calm. She lived a fairly secluded life before entering rescue so she is having to learn how to enjoy the outdoors and other dogs. She loves to walk by your side on a leash. She can also sit when asked. She is crate trained and she likes being in the house. Juliet needs a home where she can be someones devoted companion. Cat compatibility is unkn  MORE...
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Name: Sonoma
ID: 2468
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 8 yrs
Color: Wheaten, black nose
Weight: 65 lb/29 kg
Estimated DOB: 12/16/2006 Sonoma is a sweet Ridgeless girl. She looks very Ridgeback, but she came from a shelter so her exact background is unknown. She can be seen in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Sonoma needs to be an only dog. For more information, complete the online adoption application and express interest in Sonoma #2468.   MORE...
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Name: Jade
ID: 2255
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 9 yrs
Color: Light wheaten, black nose
Weight: 60 lb/27 kg
Estimated DOB: 4/30/2006 Jade was found as a stray running in the country. She does have a touch of some other breed in her, but she is very Ridgeback looking. She is a little shy but very sweet. She is beginning to enjoy people attention. She does very well with other dogs. She will need obedience training and work on her house manners. Cat compatibility is unknown. Although there are excepti  MORE...
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Name: Blitz
ID: 2157
Location: AR
Sex: Female
Age: 8 yrs
Color: red
Weight: 50 lb/23 kg
This little lady is the most loving rescue dog I have ever had. She is crazy about my husband and I and is friendly with strangers. She is not good with cats but is playful with other dogs.We found this sweet girl at a shelter where she would have had to stay outside on a chain. She is quiet, affectionate and well- behaved. She is potty, leash and crate trained. She is a young adult ridgeless mix.  MORE...
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Name: Terri
ID: 1976
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 10 yrs
Color: Wheaten
Weight: 60 lb/27 kg
Estimated DOB: 7/03/2005 Terri is sweet and very smart. Since coming into rescue, Terri has been at two different Vet offices for a few days. Everyone has commented on what a sweet temperament she has. She is just looking for someone to love her. Terri is extremely agile and atheletic. She also seems to be very smart. She would probable do great as an agility dog. Terri is enjoying being on the  MORE...
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