This is a free listing for an animal in the community who is in need of a new home. This animal is not available for adoption at the Wisconsin Humane Society, but is being re-homed by members of the community. For more information, you can contact the animal's current guardian using the contact information below. Thank you!
Age: 11 years
Breed: Rat Terrier
Animal Weight: 15 lbs
Animal Color: White with black spots
Rehoming Fee: 0.00
My two favorite things about Prince (Princey): He loves to cuddle and has been an amazing companion. He is very playful and has a big heart.
Contact Info: 4023694851
Current Location: Monroe, WI
Is Prince (Princey) spayed or neutered? yes
Is Prince (Princey) up to date on vaccinations? yes
Why the animal is being rehomed: Unfortunately we have not been successful in adjusting Prince to a new baby. We have a 9 month old and have been working with both of them to make sure they have a healthy relationship. Our daughter is very sweet to animals but Prince still is very nervous and aggressive towards her.
What are your two favorite things about Prince (Princey)? He loves to cuddle and has been an amazing companion. He is very playful and has a big heart.
How long have you had Prince (Princey)? 11 years.
Where did you get Prince (Princey)? I got him from a farmer in Nebraska when he was a puppy.
Has Prince (Princey) ever bitten someone? Yes
If yes to the above, please explain the circumstances: He gets very protective and nervous when people are rough housing/ play fighting.
What, if any, medical or behavioral concerns does Prince (Princey) have? He had been on Heart Disease medication for a while but his symptoms have improved and he is no longer on the medication. He gets very nervous and stressed. He is protective of the home and will bark at people passing by.
Has Prince (Princey) lived with other animals? Yes
If yes to the above, which animals has Prince (Princey) lived with? He has lived with many different ages(chocolate lab, jack russel terrier, basset hound)and has lived with cats and dogs. He regularly goes to Doggy Daycare and plays with many different dog breeds and ages.
Has Prince (Princey) actively fought with other animals in the home? No
Does/did Prince (Princey) hide from other animals in the home? No
How does Prince (Princey) interact with animals outside of the home? He is curious and wants to socialize with them.
Are you requiring that Prince (Princey) not go into a family with certain types of pets? Yes
If yes to the above, please explain which types of pets you are restricting: I would prefer if he was the only pet. He loves the attention.
Has Prince (Princey) lived with any children under 18? Yes
Prince (Princey) has lived with children of these ages: 9 months
Does/did Prince (Princey) hide or avoid children in the home? No
Does/did Prince (Princey) display any forms of aggression toward children in the home? Yes
If yes to the above, please explain the circumstances: He gets nervous around the excitement and energy they have.
Are you requiring that Prince (Princey) not go into a family with children under a certain age? Yes
If yes to the above, please list your restrictions: Cannot go to a home with children under 16.
Does Prince (Princey) have any fears? He is afraid of yelling and anger. Slightly nervous around fireworks.
Prince (Princey)'s overall activity level: Moderately active
How does Prince (Princey) usually get exercise? Daily walks, Playing indoors, Doggie daycare, Dog parks,
What should the next family should know about Prince (Princey): Prince (pet name Princey) has been my companion and best friend for 11 years. He is very affectionate and loyal to his owner and loves to cuddle. He is only aggressive when he is getting nervous around high energy situations. He loves to go on walks and prefers to stay inside. He is very mellow for a rat terrier but still gets excited when you come home or when he sees people walk by. He is an amazing dog very smart and well trained. I hope to rehome to someone who can love him as much as I do and this has been a very hard process for me to go through his presence in our home will be greatly missed.