*While the Miniature Pinscher looks like a scaled-down smaller version of a Doberman Pinscher, they are in fact two different breeds (http://minpin.org/history.htm).
Many of our dogs are not suitable for homes with small children (children under 5)- PLEASE read the dog's bio thoroughly before applying. This could be for numerous reasons - small kids make them nervous, they need training, etc. If the dog does well with small children their bio will state "OK with small children".
We do not have designated adoption areas for our dogs. We normally do not go west of OH or south of VA and cover all northeastern states including New England. Once approved you are welcome to visit with suitable dogs no matter which state they are located in. Please be sure you are willing to travel to the location of the dog.
Beau is a 6 year old Min Pin with lots of love to give. He was surrendered to DDR due to his owner's declining health. Beau is very loyal and loves being near his human, either curled up in your lap or next to you in bed at night. He walks great on a leash (ok...he actually prances ;). He will bark at other dogs on walks, when he hears a noise outside the home or when someone walks down his street, but quickly calms down when told.
He initially barks at people that enter the home or who he meets on walks, but within seconds he is all over them showing love. He has a calm nature and is house broken. He also enjoys car rides and rides well. He appears to be ok with most dogs and even seems to enjoy playing with them as well, but would also do well as an only dog. He also is starting to show more affection/giving kisses. Beau is an all around great boy and would make an amazing companion!!!
Good with other dogs
Good with kids
Bridget is a SUPER SWEET 8 year old, blue Dobie girl who was discovered as a stray in the city. We have no idea how someone could 'lose' this beauty, but she is now safe, sound and receiving the vet care she lacked for so many years.
Bridget has a very cute personality and has recently discovered playing with balls and now she carries it around with her all the time and keeps it close when it's not in her mouth. She carries it proudly and loves to play fetch.
At night she curls up in her dog bed and sleeps until morning.
Poor Bridget was bred many times and then discarded. Such a sad past, but her future is so bright you gotta wear shades!
Bridget is good with dogs of all sizes and both sexes. She is also great with cats and fine with kids. This is one special little lady and she's ready for her forever home.
This is Sofia... sadly you can not meet her or adopt her because she is no longer alive....
Sofia was a beautiful red Dobergirl who was living in Cancun Mexico.
She found herself in a shelter in Cancun and was set to come to DDR.
Thankfully she was spared due to the efforts of concerned volunteers in Mexico as well as the US.
We were so excited to be able to help this poor girl start a new life here. Sadly, she never made it. Sofia was heavy heartworm positive and died in Mexico before we were able to get her to the US.
Even if we had moved her quickly she may have died on the flight. She was so severely infected with heartworm disease and there was almost no chance of saving this sweet girl.
How sad! She did not deserve the life she had there and she did not deserve to die this way.
We require all of our adoptive homes to use Heartworm Preventative year round so our dogs will never suffer like Sofia and our Spice.
Heartworm disease will kill your beloved family member and it is so easily preventable.
Sofia spent her life suffering... no one cared enough to make sure she was protected from this horrible disease.
If your current pets are not on preventative you will be required to have them tested and started on preventative prior to adopting a DDR dog.
Visit the American Heartworm Society's
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