ParkerAnimal ID: 2319

About Parker

Adoption Fee: $225
Rat Terrier
Age: Young Puppy
Sex: Male

Parker is the perfect pup for a natural-born nurturer. You're going to want to swoop in and protect this super shy 5-lb. 4-month-old Rat Terrier, but don't swoop too quickly or you'll petrify poor Parker! Parker received very little handling from humans in his first months of life, and as a result, he's extremely timid around people. When he's scared, he'll hide anyplace he can in order to avoid being handled or picked up. In his foster home, he's slowly learning to trust his foster mom, and he's finally warming up to her. He has learned to get on the couch using a step, so he'll often join his foster mom, as well as the other dogs and cats, for a snuggle. He is still very wary, however, of being picked up. Parker is also too frightened to be allowed to go out into the fenced yard, but fortunately he's pretty good about eliminating on pee pads indoors. A peaceful home with at least one gentle dog and one or two very patient adult humans could probably work wonders in building Parker's confidence. Parker truly wants to trust humans, and he has proven this with the great progress he has made in his foster home. Now he just needs the security of a home that will forever be his to learn that people really are a dog's best friend.------------------------------------------------------ IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ADOPTING PARKER, please go to new Rattitude's website at, where there is detailed information and a link to our adoption application.


New Rattitude
Leslie, Michigan 49251



  • Good with Most Dogs
  • Good with Most Cats


  • Neutered
  • Vaccinations Current

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