Available Hounds –

PLEASE NOTE: THERE ARE TWO PAGES OF AVAILABLE DOGS, ONCE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE IT SAYS “OLDER ENTRIES” WHICH IS THE SECOND PAGE.

If you are interested in becoming a foster parent to an IG in need,
please fill out a foster application and fax
it to 972-530-4567 or send to Robin

 
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Bruno

Bruno

Bruno

I am a 18 month old 10 pound brown ball of love (hence the name Bruno)!! And I love my foster mom. Maybe a little too much. I am really just her shadow. I am starting to trust that she is coming back to get back in her seat so I don’t think I need to follow her EVERYWHERE as much. If she would let me I would lay in her lap all day. When I first got here I was so scared and skiddish, but my foster mom gave me lots of love and reassurance so I decided I would like to be with her most. However her real human kids are really nice to me so I am starting to love on them too. I have adapted to my foster home pretty easily and I have fallen into a great routine. That has helped with my potty issues. I love getting up in the morning, racing upstairs and pouncing on my little humans to wake them up for school and on any other humans still in bed. But my favorite part of the day is when my little humans get back home. I love to jump and greet them with kisses and a super wiggly tail. Then I want nothing more than to play with them.

My foster mom takes me with her sometimes to take the little humans to school and pick up. I am starting to like it more and more. I don’t shake anymore when I get in the car. But I still get a little nervous and I will glue myself to you for comfort.

I am potty trained! What a surprise to my fosters!! But sometimes I get carried away outside playing and forget to go. My potty cues are very subtle and quiet. I go and sit next to the back door, so if no one sees me, well, I will just have to make do! I have recently learned if I tap the blinds so my humans hear me and I get let out faster and have had fewer accidents. I would prefer that it was always dry and warm outside when it comes time to going, I do not like to go in the rain and cold, but if you carry me to my special spot I will go as fast as possible and sprint for the door!

My little humans are trying to teach me to play with them. I am learning tug of war and hide and seek. I have that one almost down! I have recently learned how to play fetch. And boy it is fun because I love to jump and fly on and off the bed fetching and bringing my duckie back. I can almost leap the entire king size bed! My foster dad will rough house with me. I love to get on the floor with him. It’s a boy thing.

When it comes to sleeping I much prefer to snuggle with my big humans. And if I can get under the covers next to you I am in HEAVEN!! I don’t love my cage, but I don’t hate it either. I will go in my cage if I have to. But I just really prefer to be with my humans. I prefer right now to be snuggled under a blanket on a nice warm lap. I will sit in any of my fosters laps and cuddle. Except when its late at night, I’m pretty settled in and then I’ll let you know that I don’t want to be moved, in a nice way, kinda.

When I get bored I like to find stuff to eat or tear apart, Christmas ornaments, leftovers on the floor, paper out of the trash, or a dirty sock, whatever. My foster mom tells me NO, so I usually drop what I have, then she gives me my little antler and I am happy to work on that. When I am kenneled up I usually have to tear up whatever is in there with me as well. I get my antler but that’s not as fun as pulling stuffing out of a little bed.

Since I have been at my new foster home I have adjusted well. I prefer to bark and growl at all new people and the neighbor dogs. I am starting to chill out on that some. I am learning just because the new humans are new to me, doesn’t mean they will take me away or anything. My fosters tell everyone to ignore me, and allow me to check out the new humans on my own terms. That is working out better. Just don’t get in my face or try to pick me up right away. I have found several little human laps to enjoy and nap in lately when they have come to visit the little foster humans. I like the new small humans, they are nice, and as long as they let me check them out first I might just like them more.

I love to go on walks! When I see the leash and harness I get so excited! If its cold I’ll still go. I’ll give you the fastest walk ever! I don’t want to stop because that reminds me that I am cold outside. I behave most of the time on the leash, but sometimes when I see other dogs I get nervous and I start barking and being honery. That’s when I get picked up and escorted away. That’s an area I need to work on.

If you think you may want to adopt me, I will need plenty of patience and reassurance in my new home. But since I’m so young and smart I think I’ll pick up whatever you telling me pretty quick! I will also need a few sweaters. I love to get dressed and I’ll even help you out with it!

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Greyson

Greyson

Fostered in SA Area

Let me introduce you to a VERY handsome whippet boy. Grayson is 5 years old. He is white with fawn brindle markings. Up-to-date on all his vaccines & neutered. He has pawesome house manners. He will ring the poochie bells to alert you of his potty needs.

In Grayson’s own words. I am a lover. I give tons of kisses. I sit like I’m posing for a statue on command & will also shake your hand like a true gentleman. I love everyone – well at least humans.

I was a solo act for 5 years so I’m still learning how to be part of a pack. I sometimes try to join in the fun but most times I get a bit scared of it. Because of being a solo act and being crated a lot – I have some issues with separation anxiety. For that reason I would prefer to not be any only dog and have pet parents that aren’t gone all day long. I am finally realizing that being crated for a few hours is not all that bad.

I love to play ball once I get comfortable with my surroundings. Once my leash comes out I get excited for walks and/or car rides. I’m still pulling my leash on walks – but Mom feels I’m getting better each day. I love going to the park too! Since I’m not a big fan of my crate my foster Mom lets me sleep in my dog bed on the floor on her side of the bed. I’m so relieved that I lay down and get covered up with my favorite blanket & off to sleep I go!

I’m such a handsome and good boy – you will wonder how you ever lived without me. Foster Mom tells me all the time how wonderful I am!

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Ada

Ada

This little Rootie Tootie is looking for a loving home to call her own.

Ada aka “The Boss” is an 8 year young, and full of energy IG/Chi mix weighing in at 6.91 pounds. At times she can be very vocal, and by vocal I mean; she does not have a problem telling another animal BIG or small the quick rundown of the “RULES” of her house. Which if you are able to keep from laughing, good luck with trying to catch her as she whizzes by you in a huff. Really in all honestly, she can get a little bent out of shape when new dogs are around, but at her size; who wouldn’t?

 

She’s a pint size ball of love and has the best personality full of her Ada-isms as my daughter likes to say. She does a great rendition of a prancing Clydesdale horse when she gets excited. It really is the cutest thing ever!

She does not like to be held, but loves to cuddle, lay in the sun, and has a great appetite. She does well in a crate, and has good potty habits.

Ada is ready to find a family that can show her love and what being apart of a family is all about. Do you have room for this little love bug in your home?

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Bella

Bella

Bella has been a wonderful addition to our foster family. She is very energetic and loves attention.

She quickly began to run and play with all her housemates and loves to play fetch. When she’s not running at full speed through the backyard, she patrolling the perimeter to keep the other critters out of her yard. She is sweet and affectionate. She will let you know when she needs some love by gently nibbling on your toes or fingers… Just reminding you she is there.

Bella would make a great addition to any type of household. Multiple housemates or solo, she would fit in very quickly.

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Marcus

Marcus

 

Here stands Marcus. Marcus Brave & Good.

Found abandoned in a sticker and fire ant field. Scared and weak, he braved the pain.

Then a guardian angel swooped him up and saved his life.

Marcus, we believe, was a stud in a puppy mill.

He shows the horrors of mistreatment with the deep scars of constraints, harnesses, & belly bands.

Such abuse resulted in the loss of his fur.
So cruelly treated, he seemed surprised to receive a loving touch.

Marcus is blind, toothless and hard of hearing, yet he is aware of his surroundings.
Intelligent and with quiet dignity he taught himself his paths.

Marcus endured much suffering, yet he never lost his gentleness and grace.
So here stands Marcus. Marcus Brave & Good.

Photos by: https://www.facebook.com/LaurieRuthPhotography

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Gambit

Gambit

Do you like Pina Coladas? Getting lost in the rain? If you’re not into yoga? If you have half a brain well, then I’m the dog for you!

Hi, my name is Gambit and my foster parents assure me I am *wonderful*. I don’t actually like Pina Coladas but I love love love to go for walks. Seriously. If I think there is a chance of a walk I will go get my leash (and I can pick it out from my foster brother’s leashes) and will even try to put it on my self!

Really, I don’t mean to boast but I’m not only good looking but I’m pretty smart too. I’m also 99% house broken (look, we *all* have accidents and mine tend to happen if I don’t get let outside enough), I’m friendly and laid back and get along great with other Iggies. Heck, I even get along with the cat.

What else can I tell you? Hmmm, I’m five years old and weigh 24 pounds. I’m quite the leaper and jumper. Before I came to my foster family I spent a *lot* of time locked in my kennel so I’m really looking for a family to join where I will be able to share my boundless affection with you (in other words, I really am not looking to spend hours in a crate again). I’m really not needy at all but I do *love* to cuddle up with people. And did I mention I like cuddling and going for walks?

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Vino

Vinnie

Vino is a 15 lbs, 5 year old Red and white male fostered in Lubbock, Texas.

Looking for: A family with which to share my love and awesomeness.

Vino is an owner release along with his sister Bella due to declining health of their previous owner. My foster family has been a great place to receive the care and love I need. I was comfortable from the beginning and did not have separation issues when Bella went to another foster home. Continue reading

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Annie

Annie
Annie is a petite senior girl about 10 years old. She loves being in the same room as you but just doesn’t need to be on your lap or beside you to be content. She even prefers her doggie bed at the end of the mattress rather than being under the covers as does a typical Iggy. Continue reading

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Joey

Joey

Joey is a beautiful seal and white 8 year old IG about 12 pounds. He is very affectionate and loves people and other dogs. He was Mr. Personality at the Dog Communicator function we took him to – found out that he wants to be a therapy dog. Continue reading

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Murphy

 

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Meet Murphy, a sweet 3 year old boy (DOB 5-11-11). Murphy is a very calm, relaxed boy and he loves to be in your lap or snuggled close. Continue reading

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Sasha

Sasha
Sasha is a 7-yr old petite little black beauty and weighing 10 to 11 pounds.

Since Sasha has spent most of her life in a crate, she is a bit overwhelmed
by her big new surroundings, but is gaining more confidence and becoming
more comfortable each day, in the few weeks she has been in our foster care. Continue reading

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Finnley (Special Needs)

Finnley

 

Finnley is a sweet and energetic 1 year old who loves to play and cuddle. Finn would do best in a home with other small dogs with which to play. He is neutered and up to date on all shots and heartworm prevention. Continue reading

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Peanut

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Peanut is a 21 pound 5 year old, male, Biggy Iggy! He is a strong, sturdy boy that is a love bug. Continue reading

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Risotto

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Risotto is a calm, quiet, mild-mannered, sensitive boy. In addition, he can be quite timid and even uncertain at times of his surroundings.

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Rigby

Rigby

Rigby is a precious guy with so much love to offer. He is doing very well at becoming a more confident, less fearful guy.
He will do well in a home with adult(s) that understand his needs and are willing to be patient and take the time with him. Continue reading

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Bianca (Smooth Coat Saluki)

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My name is Bianca. I am an attractive, 4 year old smooth Saluki from Doha, looking for my forever home. I just love to be with my human friends, but I really am not so fond of other dogs (or cats). I prefer to be an only child. My foster moms are always trying to get me to be more social with other dogs, but I am just not interested. Continue reading

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Zoe and Chloe (Located in San Antonio)

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The best word to describe these senior girls is “sweet.” These former AKC Show dogs are intelligent, cheerful, well-mannered sisters who have been well-trained, socialized and well-cared for. They are fun, but not high-energy.

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Dezi (IG Mix)

dezi
Dezi is the most precious, loving, well-mannered being that I’ve had since I started fostering. Since the day we picked him up he has shown us nothing but love and affection even through all his pokes, scrapes, pinches and not to mention doses of medications. Continue reading

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Sophia

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Sophia is an 8 lb 8 year old petite girl. She is a snuggle bug! She will curl up next to you on the couch if her foster siblings aren’t around, otherwise, she will lay in the dog bed and pull the covers up over herself. Continue reading

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Petrie

Petrie
Petrie is an IG mix….his mother was a IG/CHI and his father was a Yorkie. Petrie is 4 1/2 pounds of pure cuteness! He would best fit in a home where someone is home most of the day and no children. Continue reading

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