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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
Mississippi Amanda Kelley Arnold 251.648.4317 Email Amanda
Oklahoma OPEN   Email Us
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
Regional Coordinator OPEN   Email Us
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Name: Ferdinand
ID: 4531
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 2-1/2 yrs
Color: wheaten, black nose
Weight: 85 lb/39 kg
"Sweetheart" is the word everyone uses to describe Ferdinand when they meet him. We named him Ferdinand after the children's book about the non-fighting bull who liked to smell flowers because the people who found him said one if their dogs tried to fight him but he wouldn't fight back. He was kind and affectionate towards a volunteer's children and has done well with other dogs he has met and on  MORE...
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Name: Betty
ID: 4530
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 6-9 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: Ben
ID: 4520
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 18 mos
Color: Wheaten with black nose
Weight: 90 lb/41 kg
Estimated DOB:12/27/12 Meet gentle Ben. He is extremely handsome and has a perfect Rhodesian Ridgeback Ridge. Although young, Ben is calm and well behaved. He has won the heart of everyone he has met. He is friendly with both people and other dogs (small and large). He just wants to play. Ben was found as a stray, but someone in his past has worked with him. He can "sit, down, & stay". He also qu  MORE...
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Name: Tucker
ID: 4519
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 18 mos
Color: Dark Red Wheaten, black nose
Weight: 75 lb/34 kg
Tucker is beautiful and has a sweet temperament to match. He is confident and happily meets and wants to play with new dogs both males and females. Tucker is friendly with adults and should do well older children. He is not recommended for small children due to his size and activity level. Tucker does well in his crate, but it must be a sturdy crate or he will get out. Also, crating time needs to   MORE...
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Name: Jasmine
ID: 4497
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 1 yr
Color: Red Wheaten
Weight: 72 lb/33 kg
Check out Jasmine and her stylish white socks! Jasmine is a young playful girl who is in the market for her forever home. She is good with other dogs and even OK with the cat in her foster home. She enjoys running around the yard with her foster brother and chasing toys and her tail inside in the comfort of the AC. Jasmine has settled in quickly and is house trained and crate trained. She will nee  MORE...
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Name: Charley
ID: 4484
Location: MS
Sex: Female
Age: 2-1/2 yrs
Color: Red wheaten
Weight: 0 lb/0 kg
Charley is a young healthy RR-- spayed, up to date on vaccines and heart worm negative. She is deaf and will need a family willing to work with her. She's in a great foster home learning hand signals and doing very well. She likes other dogs and loves people-- she's a dog that wants to be with her people all the time and may do best in a home where she doesn't have to be home alone often.   MORE...
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Name: Ginger
ID: 4455
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 5 yrs
Color: Yellow wheaton, black nose
Weight: 70 lb/32 kg
Adoption Pending: Estimated DOB: 04/01/2009 Meet sweet Ginger! Not only is she beautiful, everyone that meets her loves her friendly sweet nature. She does well with other dogs, and she is Cat friendly. She also does well with dog friendly children. Ginger will make a great personal companion and walking partner. She is house and crate trained, and stays off furniture. Ginger knows how to "sit" a  MORE...
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Name: Symba
ID: 4428
Location: LA
Sex: Male
Age: 5 yrs
Color: wheaton
Weight: 85 lb/39 kg
(Adoption Pending)---Meet Symba‚Ķan 85# calm and laid back 5-year-old, who has never met a stranger! He was surrendered by his owners to a local animal shelter and scooped up by one of the Officers who has fostered him since. He is house and crate trained, gets along great with dogs (large and small), cats and kids. He walks well on a leash and knows basic commands. He loves to play with his   MORE...
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Name: Chica
ID: 4392
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 2 yrs
Color: Red Wheaten
Weight: 87 lb/39 kg
Meet Chica! Chica is a big goofy girl who makes her foster family laugh a lot. She is shy and takes some time to warm up to new people and things but once she does you will be treated to a funny, affectionate, playful girl who doesn't seem to know how big she is. Since entering rescue Chica is working on learning that new experiences are not all scary so she will need a dog savvy home who can cont  MORE...
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Name: Stoney
ID: 4357
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 4 yrs
Color: Wheaten, black nose
Weight: 90 lb/41 kg
Estimated DOB:10/16/09 Stoney is a big sweetheart that does well with both dogs and people. He is crate trained, in fact, he loves the security of his crate. He is also working on his house manners. He has not had any training so he does need basic obedience work. Obedience training in a group class will be an adoption requirement. An adopter with experience handling a big strong dog will also be   MORE...
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Name: Jack
ID: 4218
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 1 yr
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: 4 yrs
Color: light wheaten
Weight: 65 lb/29 kg
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 marrow bones to chew on  MORE...
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Name: Timbre
ID: 3987
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 6 yrs
Color: Red Wheaten
Weight: 80 lb/36 kg
Timbre is the sweetest most people-friendly dog you could ever meet. She is accustomed to both adults and children. She is gentle and friendly. She wants to love and be loved. However, Timbre would not do well with other dogs. She came from a situation where it seems the other dogs beat up on her. She even had a bit of her nose nipped off. Due to those experiences, she does not want to have  MORE...
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Name: Jenny
ID: 3912
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 2 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 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. Jenny would make a terrific running partner. She's also very bright and highly trainable. Best of all, Jenny LOVES to love and be loved. She will a  MORE...
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Name: Max
ID: 3705
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 6 yrs
Color: Light reddish wheaten, black n
Weight: 97 lb/44 kg
DOB 01/23/07 For anyone who thinks BIG is beautiful, I am your boy! I stand between 30 & 31 inches at the shoulders. I am as sweet as I am big. I play well with other dogs and love people. I also like going on long walks with my foster Mom. It has been reported that I will chew up things such as books if left unsupervised in the house; however, this problem is solved if I can be left in my big cr  MORE...
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Name: Sipsey
ID: 3686
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 5 yrs
Color: Light Wheaten, black nose
Weight: 55 lb/25 kg
Estimated DOB: 04/10/06 Sipsey is a sweet Ridgeback that was picked up as a stray in an east Texas town. She had recently had puppies so her condition was poor. However, with a little Vet care and good food she is a lively girl now. She loves running with the other dogs. She is on the smaller side and very good natured so she should do well with children. She loves her crate and follows direction  MORE...
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Name: Bear
ID: 3527
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 3 yrs
Color: Red Wheaten
Weight: 50 lb/23 kg
Estimated DOB: 8/2810 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 woul  MORE...
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Name: Juliet
ID: 2789
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 10 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: 3 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 been seen in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. 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: 4 yrs
Color: Light wheaten, black nose
Weight: 51 lb/23 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: 5 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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