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Rescue Me ID: 16-01-17-00507Precious (female)

Feist Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Precious is indeed that, a precious little girl who is looking for a forever home where she will be loved and cherished and cared for. Precious is small, about 15 lbs., and of mixed ancestry. Precious would probably do best as the only dog in a home or as the boss-lady if there is another dog in residence. She is not aggressive but is assertive! Precious will likely bond tightly with a woman, follow her around and just be her shadow. She is obedient to commands, seeking to please her favorite human. She is house-trained though will need some time to adjust to a new home. Precious is about 8 years old. We don't think she can see much ... (Read More)from her right eye and suspect she was injured as a younger dog with healing resulting in the loss of most vision in that eye. Otherwise, she is frisky, friendly, loving and a pleasure to have around. If you are a woman looking for a dear and loving companion, you couldn't do better than to select Precious. She is a little gem! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $150.00 Animal Location:

Hickman Humane Society
p.o.box 183
Hickman County Centerville, TN 37033 MAP IT!

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1-866-304-3352 or email

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Rescue Me ID: 16-01-11-00743Ella (female)

Feist Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Meet Ella, we really aren't sure what breed Ella is. She kind of looks like a mini Rottweiler, she weighs in at 26 pounds. She's very sweet and came to us after a tornado hit her home. Her owner lost everything and had to give up some of her dogs. She's around 4 years old and keeps a very clean kennel. If you think this sweet girl would complete your family calm her foster mom Amanda at 931-332-6710

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Country Road Animal Rescue
112 Will Drive
Wayne County Waynesboro, TN 38485 MAP IT!

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931-332-6710

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Rescue Me ID: 16-01-09-00605Windy (female)

Feist Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Little Girl was one of several dogs left homeless after a tornado hit our area. She's very sweet and keeps a clean kennel. She would really love to have a family of her own. If you think Little girl could be your little girl please contact her foster Amanda at 931-212-1030

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Country Road Animal Rescue
112 Will Drive
Wayne County Waynesboro, TN 38485 MAP IT!

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931-332-6710

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Rescue Me ID: 15-12-24-00283Si (male)

Feist Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Meet Si, he's a very sweet boy. He's a little shy at first. He's 3-4 years old and around 20 pounds. He's super sweet and very affectionate. He's a cuddler as you can tell in the photo. He's current on everything and ready for his forever family. His link wouldn't post so here's a video link from Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/CountryRoadAnimalRescue/posts/851043835015586

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Country Road Animal Rescue
112 Will Drive
Wayne County Waynesboro, TN 38485 MAP IT!

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931-332-6710

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Rescue Me ID: 15-11-03-00356Chandler (male)

Feist Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Chandler is around 10 months old and is a chocolate feist/lab/terrier mix puppy, weighs around 35 pounds, and even has partial webbed paws. He came into the rescue a few weeks back. Here is his story. We received a phone call from a panicked woman whose husband's cows were getting chased by dogs. She stated there was around 10 dogs and some had even got one cow down. One of the ladies with the rescue immediately made the trip out to the farm as the farmer wanted to just have the dogs removed if possible, but could not do nothing as this was his income and he had to feed his family. These dogs were not his and were a neighbor's dog who ... (Read More)refused to do anything. Chandler's original owner actually told the farmer to just shoot them (He only threw out dog food and did not help socialize any of these dogs who constantly reproduced). There is no Animal Control in this county to enforce a leash law or to assist in this situation. We were able to catch four puppies and Chandler. Chandler was scared but he wanted to be loved on. He was trapped into a kennel and never tried to escape. We think he knew that he would live to see another day. We immediately brought him home and started working with him. At first he would just lay down when you put a leash on him. He would not budge and would just lay there whining. He spent a week in the kennel getting adjusted and being quarantined. After that week, he started to blossom. I would walk to the kennel and he would just cry with excitement. He would hold his butt up in the air, put his head on the ground and just wag his tail like crazy. He has been spending some time inside with his new foster mom now. Chandler has improved while walking on the leash. He is comfortable around the house but going to new locations is still scary to him sometimes, but as long as you are there he is fine. He would not enter the house in the beginning and would have to be carried inside. He is now running into the house on his own which was a huge step for him. He also loves all his foster siblings, who are definitely helping him to come out of his shell. He has a comfort zone and doesn't like to venture from it but will if you want him to. When we go outside he doesn't like to leave the back porch or the backyard. He loves staying right by his person. He loves everyone he meets but will wait to be greeted. He loves his Great Dane sister, JRT brother, Hound sister, and two 8 week old puppy foster siblings. He does not mind the horses at his foster mom's house either. He hasn't had an accident while inside the house and is crate trained. He is heartworm negative, neutered, up to date on shots, and on monthly preventatives. His adoption fee is $150 locally and if out of state there will be an additional fee for transport and health certificate. Adoption fee includes complete vetting including spay/neuter and on monthly preventative. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: 150 Animal Location:

Dogs on Borrowed Time
Grundy County Tracy City, TN MAP IT!

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Animal ID: 15-10-27-00911Winchester (male)

Feist Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Heartworm Positive 

    Beagle-Feist Mix- Male, adult, small. located at the Carroll County Humane Society, McKenzie, TN (West Tn) 731-352-9950. Adoption fee is $100.00 Winchester is a super cute little 1 year old fellow who is 18 pounds of precious! He was an owner surrender and is a terrific pooch. Winchester has nice manners, was very good for his doctor's visit, and is good with other dogs. He has been an outside yard dog since he was born, but is loving inside living and picked up his potty habits very quickly. He has also lived in a home with kids and was good with them. We do not know how Winchester is with cats. Winchester tested positive for heartworms ... (Read More)which was a total bummer because he is still so young, but this medical condition is so very common around here and so few people keep their dogs on heartworm prevention that we were not surprised. Winchester is current on his vaccines, has started his heartworm treatment, and will be neutered prior to adoption. Come meet this little guy today! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Carroll County Humane Society
21822 Hwy 22 S.
Carroll County McKenzie, TN 38201 MAP IT!

Contact:
731-352-9950- we are open M-F from 8:00-1:30 and SAt from 10-3. If no answer, please leave a message with your name, number and the animal you are calling about and someone will call you back as soon as we can. Thank you.

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Rescue Me ID: 15-07-26-00022Al (male)

Feist Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Meet sweet Al. He was dropped on a Country Road and left for dead. We where called and took him in. He's very sweet. He's got an old injury that has healed. He is fine but may have arthritis later on in life. We think he's around 2-3 years old. Al is ready for a boy of his very own. Call his foster Amanda at 931-212-1030 or email her at rxamanda@tds.net

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Country Road Animal Rescue
112 Will Drive
Wayne County Waynesboro, TN 38485 MAP IT!

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931-332-6710

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-22-00696Mollie (female)

Feist Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Good Golly Miss Molly! We received a call about a dog that was left on a short chain, tied to a mobile home that someone had moved away from. They left poor little Mollie to starve and sit in her own urine and waste. We wondered why and how someone would be so cruel. Needless to say, we rescued sweet Mollie and she has been so grateful ever since. She loves to play with other dogs and snuggle with her foster mom. She is a bit shy with new people at first, but bonds and learns to trust very quickly. Mollie wants nothing more than to be in a home of her own, where she will never be left behind again. Mollie is a 2 year old Feist/Whippet ... (Read More)Mix. Weighing in at 32 lbs she resembles a petite bat girl. Getting in touch with her inner super hero, Molly loves to run and play. She is UTD on shots, spayed, microchipped and house trained. In Mollie's own words 'I am just a girl looking for my perfect bat cave'. Her adoption fee $200. Please apply for her today! Please apply Online at http://www.adoptapet.com/rural-animal-rescue-effort-rare/adoption-application-2/ or email ruralanimalrescueeffort@gmail.com and we'll get one to you today! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

Rural Animal Rescue Effort
Williamson County Franklin, TN 37064 MAP IT!

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Trisha Crowley, President, Director: 716-430-7773

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Animal ID: 15-03-16-00312Riley (female)

Feist Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Adult Women Only 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Feist Mix ~ Adult ~ Female ~ Small~ located at the Carroll County Humane Society McKenzie, TN~ Riley is a cute little dog with a big sad story. She showed up super pregnant at a construction site and it appears that she was dumped there - probably because she was prego. A kind person called a lot of kind people trying to get her some help, and a series of kind people stepped forward and Riley is a lucky girl for it. She went into foster care and had 6 beautiful puppies who have now been weaned. Riley is terribly shy with strangers, has special fear of men, and is afraid of loud noises. But, once she knows who you are, she LOVES you and only ... (Read More)wants to sit in your lap and tell you that you are in face the best thing in the history of the planet. Riley needs a home without small kids only because loud noises scare her and she will probably want to hide most of the time. She is great with other dogs - intimidated by them - but could benefit from the company of a friendly mellow dog who could help her come out of her shell. Riley is about 1.5 years old, 12 pounds, and heartworm negative. She is current on her vaccines and will be spayed before adoption. Please open your heart to a super sweet but sad little dog in need! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $100.00 Animal Location:

Carroll County Humane Society
21822 Hwy 22 S.
Carroll County McKenzie, TN 38201 MAP IT!

Contact:
731-352-9950- we are open M-F from 8:00-1:30 and SAt from 10-3. If no answer, please leave a message with your name, number and the animal you are calling about and someone will call you back as soon as we can. Thank you.

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Feist in Tennessee
    Feist Dogs can make good pets in Tennessee if they match your IifestyIe. The Feist is a small dog bred in the U.S. for hunting small game. The Feist is not a purebred and its characteristics vary widely from dog to dog. Feists are known for their ability to tree squirrels and other small animals. Feists are typically high spirited dogs; their appearance and temperament often leads them to be mistaken for Jack Russell Terriers.

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    George Washington mentioned Feists in his diary. Feists may be the offspring of Native American dogs and the purebred dogs of English American colonists. Feists have been kept since the 1600s. There are about a dozen different kinds of Feists.

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Tennessee Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)

Greene County - Greeneville 34473
Get 'Em Done Clinic 423- 639-7949

Montgomery County - Clarksville, TN 37040
Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery 931-648-8042

Sumner County - Hendersonville, Tennessee 37075
Humane Society of Sumner County 615-822-0061

Wilson County - Lebanon, Tennessee 37088
Snip & Tip Feral Program 615-444-8299

Wilson County - Lebanon, TN 37088
Spay Station 615-444-1196

Wilson County - Mount Juliet 37122
Humane Association of Wilson County 615-444-9979

Rutherford County - Murfreesboro, TN 37127
Beesley Low-Cost Clinic 615-890-6878

DeKalb County - Smithville, TN 37166
Humane Society of Dekalb County 615-464-6738

Davidson County - Nashville, Tennessee 37209
Nashville Humane ROVER Mobile Clinic 615-352-4030

Washington County - Johnson City, Tennessee 37604
Washington County Animal Control 423-926-8769

Blount County - Alcoa 37701
AnimalWorks 865-379-2227

Loudon County - Greenback 37742
PPAW Spay/Neuter Clinic 865-856-7729

Roane County - Harriman 37748
Planned Pet-Hood 865-882-9966

Anderson County - Oak Ridge 37830
The Humane Society of Anderson County 865-482-1133

Sevier County - Seymour 37865
Fix-A-Pet 865-579-6738

Knox County - Knoxville, TN 37919
The Spay Shuttle 865-215-6677

Shelby County - Memphis 38104
Memphis Shelby County Humane Society 901-272-1753

Shelby County - Memphis, Tennessee 38187
Animal Protection Association 901-377-3779

Carroll County - Mc Kenzie 38201
Carroll County Humane Society 731-352-9950

Hardin County - Savannah, TN 38326
Hardin County Humane Society 901-689-3963

Putnam County - Cookeville, TN 38501
PUP ( Prevent Unwanted Pets) 931-858-7085

Cumberland County - Crossville, TN 38555
Humane Society of Cumberland County 931-484-9700

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