Rusty is a Jack Russell Terrier and he exhibits the qualities of his breed: character, athleticism and versatility. Qualities that make Jack Russell Terrier’s great companion dogs. They are working dogs. They are loyal, alert, affectionate, and intensely loyal. They are smart and want to share life with you helping you at every step.

rusty_nov_19_2013 (3)rusty_nov_19_2013 (1)This is the breed for you if you want the most versatile, healthy, highly intelligent, loyal and affectionate companion you may ever have.
They are full fledged working dogs.

If you are looking for a dog that will await your arrival home to spend an evening on the couch, this is not for you.

If you are looking for a dog to train, to be active with, to participate in life with, to compete with and have a blast with, then this is the dog for you.

Jack’s are agile and hard working. They hunt and can find the mice and other varmints in the garage, barn, etc.
Rusty loves to ‘hunt’ in our garage. And he does tend to ‘worry’ the cat. Our cat is OK with him because she is dog savvy to a fault but most cats will not enjoy Rusty’s attentions.

september_16_2013 003Rusty is young, just a year old. He certainly needs training and work on his recall. He is a sweet dog desiring a bond with a human as well as direction from his human as to what he should do. If he does not get this direction he will create his own to-do list which is not always good.

Rusty does great with other dogs. He enjoys toys too.
Rusty is crate trained and appears to be house trained. He has a high bird drive and I have parakeets so he spends a lot of time out in the back yard or hunting in the garage. I currently have no mice!

For more information on how you can adopt this cutie, email us at, visit us at or call us at 574-282-1225.


Rusty is available for adoption.  If you are interested, please fill out an application and email it to us as an attachment.nov_27_2013_two 033
Click here for adoption application

Medical: He is neutered, micro chipped, wormed, and up to date on shots.
Microchip: Included in the adoption is the registration of the AVID micro chip in the new owner’s name.
Adoption fee: $225
Leash and Collar or Harness:   a Lupine brand harness or collar and leash are provided for each canine.  Lupine has a life time guarantee; if chewed, the company will replace it free of charge.

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