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Rescue Me ID: 15-07-06-00141Snowball (male)

Maltese    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Not Good with Cats 
Personality: Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Needs Vaccinations, Seizures,
 Aggressive, Fearful/Anxious 

 Adoption Fee: $25 Animal Location:

Charleston County Charleston, SC MAP IT!

Eric Dilligard 8436961954

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Rescue Me ID: 15-02-13-00523Sidney (female)

Maltese Mix    Age: Adult

Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Meet Sidney! Breed: Maltese Gender: female Adoption Fee: $ I'm special Date into Rescue: 02/2/2012 Reason for being in rescue: Read description Foster location: Charlotte, NC Special Needs? YES - Read below Weight: Est 12 lbs Height: Est 11' What is my personality like? The West Tennessee Drug Task Force pulled over a U-Haul towing a minivan on I-40 near mile marker 42 around 11:00am on Tuesday, January 17, 2012. Instead of finding drugs, they found 141 dogs and 1 cat in the minivan and cargo area of the U-Haul without food or water. Members of the Fayette County Animal Rescue were called to the scene, and ... (Read More)determined that the dogs were 'being held in conditions that violate Tennessee law.' According to reports at the scene, the animals were tied into cages with zip ties, appeared underweight, and their fur was matted with their own waste. Several animals were not caged, running loose in the U-Haul cargo space. The animals had been on the road since Saturday. This is where Sidney came from. This is the only information of her past that is known, and it is obviously not a positive piece of her history. Sidney's behavior more than reflects a trouble past and it will take a very special person to adopt her. Sidney can be the most wonderful, sweet and loving dog that you have ever met. She will follow you off leash, ride well in your car and keep her crate clean for a few hours at a time. Sidney will ONLY bond with a female, and this is not debatable. She must be adopted to a home who has females living in it only. She will run up to a male (and some women, too) and nip at their ankles, while constantly barking and growling. If she is spooked enough, she will bite and make contact. She is not going to bond with ANYONE immediately, it is going to take some time. Sidney has bitten several people in her time here, but never anyone that she trusts. If you can gain Sid's trust, you will have an awesome little shadow dog. There is a video of her meeting a male and him luring her with treats - when the treats were all gone, she proceeded to bark, growl and back away from him. Her house training is quite frankly pretty terrible. She WILL use the bathroom outside if you keep her on a very strict routine and take her out multiple times a day. If you turn your head, however, and she has to go... she will! Sidney walks perfectly on a leash and even better off leash (in a safe fenced in environment only). Once she bonds with you, she thinks you are the ruler of the world and will give you her entire heart. Sidney is familiar with being in a home as she was adopted once before and it did not work out, through no fault of her own. She knows what it's like to curl up on a nice cozy bed, or in her favorite spot on the couch. She likes to be in a home. Sid gets along wonderfully with other dogs and would be a great companion to your current pet. She would also be fine as an only dog, as she would love to absorb all of the attention, all the time. Sidney does not know any commands but is an intelligent girl who could learn with some training. Who I am seeking: A very, very experienced, patient female. You must be committed to taking things very slow and giving her a minimum of 30 days to get to know you. Absolutely no children in Sidney's life - no exceptions. Age: est 6 years Please note - we will not place Sidney in a home with children under 16. Please note - we do not ship dogs. If you are interested in adopting, please take a look at the distance between the foster home location and your location and make sure you are willing to make that trip. To apply, please visit our webpage at and visit the tab on the left that directions you to the online application. Please note that when screening applications, we look at the entire home and then make suggestions based on what would be a good fit for your home. You are not being screened for a specific dog although we are looking to see what type of dog interests you - poodles or non poodles, color, age, etc. Others here may be a better fit for you. It is very difficult to get to know a living animal from a picture and a short description. Since we are constantly getting in new dogs, this may be a dog not in our listings yet. We want you to be very happy with your new companion and will make suggestions based on what you tell us about you. You can also read our adoption tips page for hints and helps on adopting a rescued dog. or for general information on Carolina Poodle Rescue, please visit our FAQs - (Less)

     Animal Location:

Carolina Poodle Rescue - Dreamweaver Farms
Cherokee County South Carolina

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Maltese in South Carolina
    Maltese Dogs can make good pets in South Carolina if they match your IifestyIe. The Maltese is a beautiful, silky, long haired lap dog. Maltese are smart, devoted, playful companions. Maltese do not like to be teased by children. Housebreaking can be a challenge. Maltese do well living in apartments if they are walked every day.

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lnteresting Maltese Trivia Low-Cost South Carolina Spay & Neuter Clinics
    Maltese are unusually prone to playing in puddles. Maltese are named for the island of Malta. Maltese were popular with women in the middle ages, and would often be carried in their sleeves, earning them the nickname the Roman Ladies Dog.

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South Carolina Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)

Richland County - Columbia, South Carolina 29209
Humane Society 803-783-1267

Spartanburg County - Spartanburg, South Carolina 29305
Animal Allies 864-576-6971

Charleston County - Charleston 29407
John Ancrum SPCA Spay/Neuter Clinic 843-556-7729

Charleston County - Charleston, South Carolina 29412
Pet Helpers 843-795-1110

Berkeley County - Goose Creek 29445
Doc Williams SPCA Spay/Neuter Clinic 843-572-2144

Charleston Tri-County - Goose Creek, SC 29445
Berkeley County PAWS 843-207-PAWS

Charleston County - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 29464
Feline Refuge 803-884-1874

Florence County - Florence 29501
Spay Neuter Intervention of Pee Dee 843-407-7981

Horry County - North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29582
Humane Society of N. Myrtle Beach 843-249-4948

Anderson County - Anderson, SC 29622
Anderson County Humane Society 864-225-9855

Greenwood County - Greenwood, SC 29649
Humane Society of Greenwood 864-223-2498

Greenville County - Simpsonville 29681
Concerned Citizens for Animals 864-243-4222

Aiken County - Aiken, South Carolina 29801
Aiken SPCA 803-648-6863

Aiken County - North Augusta, SC 29841
CSRA Life Saver 803-215-0559

Beaufort County - Burton, SC 29903
Palmetto Animal League 843-522-4499

Beaufort County - Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
Hilton Head Humane Association 843-681-8686

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