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NURSERIES -- PUPPIES!
Sometimes Ratbone Rescues will take in pregnant dogs, mothers with puppies, or litters of motherless puppies.  

Applications will only be processed after the puppies in a nursery have reached 6 weeks of age, and had their first shots. Booster shots will be given at 9 weeks of age, and spay/neuter will be done at 10-16 weeks of age.

NO PUPPY MAY GO HOME UNTIL IT'S BEEN SPAY/NEUTERED; NO EXCEPTIONS.

Adopters of our nursery babies will be expected to continue with puppy booster shots after adoption (check with your vet about recommended vaccination schedules for puppies); this will usually consist of additional booster shots at 12 and 15-16 weeks.

Please remember that baby puppies need lots of time and attention in order to grow into canine good citizens and well-adjusted family members. If you work long hours or travel a lot and would have to leave the puppy at home alone for over 7 hours at a time, then a baby puppy wouldn't be the best choice for your family.

Generally, we only have foster homes for our babies in only 4 states; Oklahoma, Maryland, Florida & Wisconsin. Please be prepared to fly your puppy home if you live more than 600 miles from their location.
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Rosie & the Sunny Ds
1. Rosie & the Sunny Ds  (6/24/2016)
Rosie's babies were born on Friday, June 24, 2016. There are 4 boys and one little girl. Rosie & the Ds are fostering in south Florida.
2913 Visits
11 Images
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The Peanuts Gang
2. The Peanuts Gang  (7/18/2016)
These boys - our Peanuts Gang - are purebred Rat Terriers, stubby tails and all. They were dumped by their breeder. The boys are about 16 weeks old, and fostering in south Florida.
2570 Visits
5 Images
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Dory's Little Fishies
3. Dory's Little Fishies  (8/27/2016)
Dory and her five Little Fishies are fostering in south Florida. The babies were born during the wee hours on August 28, 2016. There are 3 boys and 2 girls. Please watch for updates!
2764 Visits
6 Images
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Star Wars
4. Star Wars  (7/15/2017)
The Star Wars gang was rescued from a restaurant in northeastern Louisiana, where they had been abandoned. They are 8 weeks old, and all three weigh between 5 and 6 pounds. They are fostering in central Oklahoma.
177 Visits
10 Images
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