Woody (formerly known as Texas Red) has been fostering here in New England while he gained a little weight and we got to know him.
In short, he’s a totally awesome. He’s a long-legged boy who loves to play, sniff, and snuggle too.
His foster mom has been continuing his work on basic commands and says he’s very treat and food motivated making him easy to train. He takes ques from the other dogs in home as well - he loves to play and he’s an active guy. Having another fun dog to play with would be fantastic - if not, doggie daycare would be needed because I need to get my fun time.
Woody crates vey well - he kind of whines a bit at first but settles in - he’s also great in an open crate while I eat.
Definitely a squirrel chaser outside so be sure to watch then when walking on leash - otherwise he’s very good on leash and walks well with his foster canine sisters.
The only behavior “thing” we’ve noticed is he doesn’t love his ears or tail touched - we are saying no small kids for him because of this as they won’t know any better - kids over 12 would be great.
Woody found himself on the “list” at the Memphis Animal Shelter - scheduled to be euthanization the very afternoon we pulled him from the shelter (at the request of some fearless rescue ladies); he sat on death row because he had an injury to his leg - turns out it was just soft tissue, no big deal. He lucked out as did we - he’s a gem.
We figure one look at that adorable big nose and you’ll be sold.
Name: Texas Red
Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback/Crossbreed
Age: 12 - 18 months (estimated)
Weight: 65 lbs - needs another 10 lbs at least.
Vaccinations: Up to date
Heartworm: Negative on recent testing
BASED ON OUR OBSERVATIONS:
Good with Children: Over 12
Good with Dogs: Yes absolutely
Good with Cats: Unknown
Adoption Fee: $500.00 (includes transport fee when applicable)
Location of dog currently: New England
IMPORTANT INFORMATION -
Paws New England is a foster-based rescue - our dogs reside in various locations throughout the south and New England.
Adoption donations cover pre-adoption vet costs (including vaccinations, spay/neuter when age appropriate, and heartworm testing/treatment when necessary), a microchip, and transportation to New England if necessary.
Donations for our young, healthy puppies and dogs support their fellow canines of advanced age or suffering from injuries and abuse whose donations are reduced but whose veterinary costs are typically much higher. We appreciate your understanding that your newly adopted dog will help others in need.