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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Levi- Adoption Pending

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Meet Levi…He is a beautiful Biggy Iggy…could even be a Whippet….weighing in at 23 pounds. He is estimated at 4 years old. He is still working on house training, but is a wonderful loving boy!

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Mae

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Little Miss Mae has come into her own! Originally named MayDay, after a few weeks with her we realized we were spelling her name wrong. She was obviously named after Mae West, the beautiful, petite, intelligent and strong-minded leading lady of films like “I’m No Angel” and “Every Day’s a Holiday.” This little girl certainly lives up to her namesake!

One of the most intelligent, sweet, loving little IG’s, Mae is careful in new situations. She spent the first two weeks at her foster house glued to her foster mom. She was the true definition of “Lap Dog”, spending 100% of her time in her human’s lap, even if that lap was currently being occupied by textbooks, laptops, or other IG’s. She just refused to take “No” for an answer and would keep politely worming her way into the space she wanted until she was able to curl up and cuddle. The first two weeks she also had severe separation anxiety and spent a lot of her time destroying the blankets and towels in her crate while Foster Mom was at work. She even managed to unlock her wire crate (!) and spent the day waiting for everyone to get home by dragging every bit of linen she could find in the bedroom into a pile and burrowing through it. Supremely athletic, Mae can make it onto any horizontal surface in one graceful leap, and especially loved it when, ignorant of her athletic abilities, Foster Mommy left some pizza out on the counter for her. Mae is also the world record holder for opening big, heavy, people doors. If a door is open even a crack, Mae balances on her hind legs, and uses both her forepaws to pry the door open, muscling them apart like Wonder Woman prying open elevator doors so she can come find you.

But this little girl is not always up to mischief. If her humans are where they are supposed to be, Mae is the perfect little obedient little girl. She comes when called, crates on command (well, at least if there is a treat involved), and is always up for a good cuddle. She snoozes the night away, sleeping longer than her humans think is quite fair. She a beautiful, petite little girl with lots of flashy white on those strong legs that make her look like a show pony when she is prancing through the yard. Her anxiety has lessened significantly, and she now loves playing like a puppy with her IG foster brother and sister. Confident that we are coming back, she will now go to her crate willingly and curl up for a nap while we are gone, leaving her blankets unmolested. She doesn’t give kisses; instead she crawls up to your face, wraps her little forearms around your neck, and gives the sweetest IG hugs. And if she’s allowed, she spends the last 10 minutes every evening curled up under the blankets grooming your feet until both of you are ready to sleep.

In short, this little girl is ready to fill that empty space in your home with love, affection and more than a little personality.

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Vino

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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.

I am affectionate, willing to please, and a 95% good boy. I’m a fast learner.
I love, love, love to go for walks. I can’t get enough sniffing time and there is so much to see! My foster mom is working on my staying by her and not needing to zigzag. BUT it is so FUN to go for a walk!

I am very friendly with other dogs, but have never been around cats so don’t know what I’d do. I’m thrilled to play with kids… adults too. Sit down and I’ll be there in case you need to pet me and talk to me. Or I’ll relax nearby on the couch, a chair or dog bed. I don’t really tend to join the Iggy piles.

Car rides and visiting pet friendly stores are high on my list of favorite things to do. Along with going for walks and playing with other dogs. Did I mention I love to smell everything when I am on walks? Simple pleasures. I’m a simple dog.

My favorite place to sleep at night is in my crate in my cozy bed (open door). I will grace you with my presence in bed if you want, but I will probably head back to the crate once you have fallen asleep. Then I’ll be back in the morning so you will see me first thing and just in time for breakfast. Can you think of a better way to start the day? Well, besides going for a walk?

I know there is someone out there that is looking for me. Meanwhile, I’ll be happy here and wait patiently for you to find me.

 

 

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Annie

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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.

Food motivated, kennels well but is very timid. That is another way of saying she is an extreme flight risk if frightened. Would probably do well in a quiet family setting with those who will be patient, loving and vigilant. She will return the love.

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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. He would be good as an only dog or with a family with kids. We are working on some commands. He loves to cuddle and sleeps with his person every night. He cuddles with his siblings of the house and is not aggressive. He would do best in a family where someone was home during the day. He will go in his crate but prefers to just be on the couch. He deserves a great forever home here in Texas where we all love him and other IGs.

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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. He has undergone extensive testing (Heartworm, CBC, Bile Acids, Electrolytes, Urinalysis, ACTH and Thyroid) it was all negative. By ruling out other medical issues, Murphy was diagnoses with Anti-Diuretic Hormone Deficiency (ADH) and takes Desmopressin hormone injections 1-2 times a day. Although Murphy will be on medication the rest of his life, the prognosis is excellent. (The best way to understand is to compare ADH to Thyroid Deficiency, where a dog takes thyroid pills every day.)

All he needs now is lots of love, hugs and play time with other dogs. He is crate trained for when you need to leave the house. Murphy needs to go out every few hours to eliminate and he wears a belly band indoors to keep him from marking.

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Sasha

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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.

Although she hasn’t directly engaged in any play or snuggle time with her
canine housemates, she is slowly starting to show interest. On the other
hand, she has never met a human that she doesn’t love, especially MEN.

Sasha will follow her people all around the house, and when it’s time to
lounge on the couch, she will be right there with us, curled up into a tiny
ball in our laps.

Sasha is housebroken, loves to go on walks, and does fine on car rides.
Even though her figure is slim, she has a healthy appetite, and currently
has no health issues.

It appears that her ideal adopters will have someone at home most of the
time, as she tends to suffer from mild separation anxiety. She would be
fine as an only pet, or with other mild-mannered animals. If you are
looking for a tiny little sidekick to love and adore you and your family,
Sasha just may be the one.

Sasha has not been around cats, but has been with children 4 and older and
seems to do well.

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Dewey

Dewey

Dewey is an 8 year old “biggy iggy”. He is super sweet and wants to please. More information to come soon.

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Finnley

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

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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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Billy

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Billy is a fun loving, happy boy. He is so happy that often times he can’t contain himself and all the joy he has for living life. You could say this boy is a free spirit. Continue reading

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Ciro

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Ciro is a 4 year old red fawn and white male and weighs 10 1/2 pounds.  I am a genteel boy and love to be with other IGs. Continue reading

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Bianca (Smooth Coat Saluki)

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Good Day,

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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Santo (Located in Lubbock)

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Santo is about 15lbs. and approx. 3 years old. He was part of the 2nd Kansas group of 9 dogs. Most of the group was very feral. 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)

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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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